Pedro Ruíz

Pedro Ruíz

Guatemala City, Guatemala & Seoul, South Korea

Passionate entrepreneur, with a B.S in Entrepreneurial Engineering and experience with Research Design & Design Thinking in more than 7 industries ranging from Dental Care & Financial Services to Construction & Home Automation.

Skills & Experience

  • Spoken Languages

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Italian
    • German
    • French
  • Awards

    • Startup Weekend Guatemala City 2nd Place
  • Looking for work

    Yes

369 Achievements

  • Getting Familiar with HTML and CSS
  • Getting Started with CSS Layout
  • Swift Operators
  • Swift Types
  • An Introduction to Swift Programming
  • Data Types and Variables
  • First Class Functions
  • Moving from Swift to Objective-C
  • Generics with Swift 2 - Beyond Basics
  • Generics with Swift 2
  • Memory Management in Swift 2
  • Extensions and Protocols
  • Value Semantics, Type Methods and Inheritance
  • Object Initialization in Swift 2
  • Properties in Swift 2
  • Displaying Additional Views
  • Using the Vending Machine
  • Loading Data From a Resource
  • Modeling An Interface
  • Error Handling in Swift 2.0
  • Creating Flexible Objects Using Protocols
  • Swift 2.0 Protocols
  • Improving Our User Interface
  • Adding Sound Effects
  • Refactoring the Model
  • Building a Command Line Application
  • Creating the User Interface Programmatically
  • Creating a Story
  • Running Apps on a Device
  • Structs as Data Models
  • View Controllers and Views
  • Getting Started with iOS Development
  • Differentiating Between Objects
  • Class Inheritance
  • Classes
  • Complex Data Structures
  • Navigating Through an Adventure
  • Understanding Core Data
  • Intro to Objective-C
  • Assets and Game Objects
  • The 3D Views
  • Adding Weather Icons
  • Interacting With Data From the Web
  • Simple Data Structures
  • Swift Operators
  • Swift Types
  • An Introduction to Swift Programming
  • Function Parameters
  • Functions in Swift 2.0
  • Control Flow with Conditional Statements
  • Control Flow With Loops
  • Swift Dictionaries
  • Introduction to Collections
  • Delegation in iOS
  • Introduction to Delegates
  • Objects and Optionals
  • Introduction to Optionals
  • Introduction to Enumerations
  • Creating Flexible Objects with Protocols
  • Protocols
  • Introduction to Node.js
  • Prototypal Inheritance
  • Constructor Functions & Prototypes
  • Introduction to Methods
  • AJAX and APIs
  • jQuery and AJAX
  • Programming AJAX
  • AJAX Concepts
  • Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript
  • Building Custom Filters
  • Building Custom Tags
  • Template Tags and Filters
  • Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript
  • JavaScript and the DOM
  • Introducing jQuery Plugins
  • Creating a Simple Drawing Application
  • Creating a Password Confirmation Form
  • Creating a Mobile Drop Down Menu
  • Creating a Simple Lightbox
  • Creating a Spoiler Revealer
  • Introduction to jQuery
  • JavaScript Objects
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • Test Time!
  • JavaScript Loops
  • Final Details
  • Django Templates
  • Model Administration
  • What a View
  • Introduction to Video Games
  • Getting Started with Data Science
  • Covering Your Bases
  • Be Assertive!
  • What Is Testing?
  • Gettin' CRUD-y With It
  • Our Diary App
  • Meet Peewee
  • Python Regular Expressions
  • Scrum Artifacts
  • Scrum Events
  • Timezones
  • Math Quiz App
  • Dates and Times
  • Dates and Times
  • Buggy Logs
  • Cleaner Code
  • Local Python
  • Hack-n-Slash
  • Python Inheritance
  • Python Objects
  • Tuples
  • Dictionaries
  • Dungeon Game
  • Slices
  • Lists Redux
  • Putting the "Fun" Back in "Functions"
  • Shopping List
  • Pick a Number! Any Number!
  • Things That Count
  • Ins & Outs
  • Say Hello to Python
  • Say Hello to Django
  • Introducing Scrum
  • Closures in iOS
  • Closures and Closure Expressions
  • Functions as First Class Citizens
  • What is Agile?
  • Designing Characters and a Scene
  • Rebuilding from Scratch
  • Building a Music Library Model (objc)
  • Managing Playlist Data (objC)
  • Refactoring Our Code (objc)
  • Building the Master and Detail Views (objC)
  • Working With Multiple View Controllers (ObjC)
  • Responsive Patterns
  • Media Queries
  • What is Usability?
  • Responsive Theory
  • Password Resets and Testing
  • Adding User Support to Our Application
  • Password Hashing and Sign-In
  • Ruby Logical Operators
  • Rails Deployment
  • Customizing Ruby on Rails Forms
  • Finalizing the Project
  • JavaScript Functions
  • Case Studies and Examples
  • The Brand Identity Design Process
  • Ruby Control Structures
  • Ruby Operators
  • Better SEO Through Tools
  • Better SEO Through Content
  • Introduction to SEO
  • Soft Skills - Psychology
  • JavaScript Conditional Statements
  • The Job Search
  • Networking
  • Personal Branding
  • Setting Your Course
  • Self-Assessment
  • Productivity
  • Presentation Skills
  • Important Skills For Professional Success
  • Making sense of it all
  •  Learning activity: Interviewing
  • Learning activity: Field Observation
  • Learning activity: Experience Sampling
  • Finding participants for your learning activity
  • Solving an Important Problem
  • Video Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Usability Testing
  • Usability Basics
  • Callbacks
  • Query Interface
  • AR Extensions
  • Validation
  • Migrations and Relationships
  • Selling Your Product
  • Marketing Your Product
  • Product Market Fit
  • Discovery
  • Build a Todo List Application with Rails 4
  • Next Steps
  • Financing Our Company
  • Creating a Data Model (ObjC)
  • Introduction to Brand Identity
  • Choosing Options
  • Introduction to ActiveRecord
  • Organizing Forms
  • Form Basics
  • Securing and Maintaining a MySQL Database
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • SQL Calculating, Aggregating and Other Functions
  • Joining Relational Data Between Tables in SQL
  • JavaScript Variables
  • Manipulating Schema with SQL
  • Creating Tables and Manipulating Data with SQL
  • Computer Languages
  • Reading Data from Databases with SQL
  • Installing MySQL Server and MySQL Workbench
  • Introduction to Data, Databases and SQL
  • Installing Programs
  • Environment and Redirection
  • Designing with the Latest Features
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Console Processes
  • Computer Basics
  • Console Users and Permission
  • Moving Around in the Console
  • JavaScript Arrays
  • Introducing JavaScript
  • Workflows
  • Working With Remote Repositories
  • Merging
  • Branches
  • Getting Started With Git
  • Basic Layout
  • Installing a Ruby Development Environment
  • Ruby Methods
  • Ruby on Rails Authentication
  • Rails Frontend Development
  • Ruby Numbers (Ruby Basics)
  • The Box Model
  • Getting Started With Rails
  • Ruby Strings (Ruby Basics)
  • How Ruby Works
  • Understanding Values and Units
  • Basic Selectors
  • Displaying Our Weather Data
  • Data Modeling With Structures
  • Concurrency
  • Pulling Data From the Web
  • Refactoring Our Code (Swift)
  • Building the Master and Detail Views (Swift)
  • Building a Music Library and Playlists (Swift)
  • Using a Navigation Controller With Segues (Swift)
  • Working With Multiple View Controllers (Swift)
  • Debugging Our App (ObjC)
  • Deploying to a Device (ObjC)
  • Improving Our User Interface (ObjC)
  • Designing our App
  • Working with a Developer
  • Wireframing, Interaction Design and Planning
  • Deploying to a Device
  • Debugging Our App
  • Improving Our User Interface
  • Using a Data Model
  • Views and View Controllers
  • Getting Started with Xcode
  • Swift Value vs Reference Types
  • Swift Properties
  • Swift Inheritance
  • Swift Classes and Objects
  • Swift Structs and their Methods
  • Swift Structs
  • Swift Enums and their Methods
  • Swift Enums
  • Swift Optionals
  • Swift Parameters and Tuples
  • Swift Functions
  • Control Flow
  • Collections
  • Operators
  • Types
  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Views and View Controllers (ObjC)
  • Getting Started with Xcode (ObjC)
  • Laying Out Type for the Web
  • Final Project: Create a Typographic Site
  • Basic Web Typography
  • Getting Started with CSS
  • How to Choose and Use Webfonts
  • Introduction to Typography
  • Setting Up WooCommerce
  • Introduction to Ecommerce with WordPress
  • Creating Content
  • Introduction to Blogging
  • Variables and Constants
  • ADS Writing and Preparation
  • Introduction to UI Design
  • Social Media
  • Launching the Website
  • Why Version Control Matters
  • DNS Basics
  • Cleaning URLs with Subfolders
  • Integrating Validation Errors
  • Graphic Basics
  • Website Basics
  • Simple PHP Application: Wrapping Up The Project
  • Working with PHP Functions
  • Integrating With Paypal
  • Getting Work Done
  • A Lifestyle Choice
  • Growing Your Business
  • Client Services
  • Sales and Pitching
  • JavaScript Numbers
  • JavaScript Strings
  • Introduction Variables
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Forms
  • Tables
  • Functions
  • Objects and Arrays
  • Control Structures
  • Basics
  • Objects
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Text
  • Introduction
  • Responsive Web Design and Testing
  • Adding Pages to a Website
  • Styling Web Pages and Navigation
  • Customizing Colors and Fonts
  • CSS: Cascading Style Sheets
  • Creating HTML Content
  • Listing Inventory Items
  • Debugging HTML and CSS Problems
  • Sharing a Website
  • HTML First
  • Beginning HTML and CSS
  • Adding a Contact Form
  • Creating the Menu and Footer
  • Getting Started with PHP
  • Exploring the Master-Detail Template
  • Particle Systems and Keeping Score
  • Artificial Intelligence and Sound
  • Physics and Collision
  • Actions and Animations
  • Game Loop and Texture Atlas
  • Intro to Sprite Kit
  • Color Theory
  • Principles
  • Website Usability
  • Elements
  • Becoming a Problem Solver
  • Design Foundations Final
  • Understanding Aesthetics
  • Animating and Saving Sprites
  • Start menu and App Icon
  • Sound Design
  • Introduction to Design
  • Moving Forward with UX
  • Introduction to Game Design
  • Cocoapods
  • Testing and Debugging
  • Tools UXers Use
  • How UXers Think
  • What Do User Experience Designers Do?
  • Animate This (iOS7)
  • Designing your App
  • Refactoring into a Model
  • Creating a Data Collection
  • Understanding Views and View Controllers
  • Getting Started (iOS7)
  • Beyond the Basics
  • Advanced Objective-C
  • Foundation Framework
  • Introduction to Objective-C
  • What is User Experience (UX)?
  • The Logo Sprint
  • Logo Design 101
  • Pointers and Memory
  • Functional Programming in C
  • Fundamentals of C
  • Newbie