full stack developer / animator


  • English
  • JavaScript [HTML, CSS]
  • Python
  • Italian
  • Objective C
  • Swift
  • Elm, Haskell, OCaml
  • C
  • Java
  • Latin
  • SQL
  • Assembly


  • React, React Native [Redux]
  • Node [express, hapi]
  • Docker
  • Git[hub, bitbucket]
  • AWS, Digital Ocean
  • Framer [app design suite]
  • Maya [3-D modeling, animation]

misc | other

  • PIIRS Undergraduate Research Fellow, Berlin 2017
  • Burda Hackday Munich 2016, 1st
  • BICLazio Hack Rome 2015, 1st
  • HackZurich 2015, Dropbox API Prize and Top 25
  • HackZurich 2017, Top 25
  • Advisory Board, Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study
  • TEFL Certified Teacher
  • Outward Bound, Anakiwa NZ
  • Ian Turner Cup for Best All Rounder, Auckland Grammar 2012
  • Auckland University Latin Speaking 2012, 1st Place


Originally from Auckland, New Zeland. I'm currently practicing 3-D animation, as well as media and performance theory. I freelance as a front-end web and mobile developer, specializing in the React ecosystem. I sing acapella with the Princeton Footnotes. I also have a debut solo EP, and have been music director/actor in various Princeton musicals, writer for the Triangle Show, NZ Waterpolo representative 2012, Princeton Men's WP 2014.


August-February 2016-17

DirectDrinks: CTO and co-founder

We provide a direct sales channels between large corporate suppliers and small resellers in the FMCG industry, disrupting a pipeline that is currently dominated by mid-tier redistributors. Digital platform for web, mobile, and tablet:

Sydney, Australia
June-August 2016

Inflection: mobile developer

Developed an Objective C SDK for an OAuth2 verification flow, and prototyped two React Native applications. Contributions to Dockerized Rails backend.

April-May 2016

Artirigo AG: full stack developer

React Native frontend for iOS and Android. In addition, Dockerized and contributions to Rails application.

Bamberg, Germany
June 2015 - Feb 2016

Paideia Institute: digital humanities fellow

Topic modeling with LDA/LSI, built NationBuilder website (Rails, Liquid, CSS, JS), an iOS app with Swift, a Chrome extension, and automated several internal processes via Python scripts.

Rome, Italy



Princeton University

Major in Computer Science. Classes also in intellectual history, media and cultural theory, performance theory, theatre et al.

Princeton, NJ, USA

portfolio | references

For code see, contributions on GitHub @breezykermo. Twitter @lachlankermode. Visit for active links in this resume. References available on request.

author Lachlan Kermode

lives and works in London.
Keybase: GitHub: Twitter.