About me


Life is too short to feel victimized by the changing world. You have to own your career and destiny. There are a lot of helps out there in making it in the world, but the first step starts with numero uno: having an attitude of continuous improvement and perpetual education, self or otherwise.

Notable Apps


  • Computer Languages: Swift, Objective-C, JavaScript, C, Java, Groovy, Apex, C#
  • Platforms: iOS, tvOS, watchOS, node.js, Pebble Smartwatch, J2EE, SalesForce, ASP.NET
  • Fluently speak, read, and write: English, Spanish, Q’eqchi’

Currently Learning


Idaho Central Credit Union — 5/2017 - Present

Software Architect
  • Architect and design software solutions for implementation.
  • Lead software development projects.
  • Mentor junior developers.

USAA — 5/2006 - 4/2017

Senior Research Engineer
  • Create prototypes of mobile solutions in areas of interest to USAA.
  • Mobile development on USAA iPhone, iPad applications.
  • Innovated creative solutions that resulted in seven granted US patents and an additional two pending for electronic communication and transactions:
    • 8,620,815: Systems and methods for document management
    • 8,760,285: Wildfire risk assessment
    • 8,843,405: Systems and methods for providing card account controls and purchase impact information
    • 10,019,714: Systems and methods for providing card account controls and purchase impact information
    • 10,097,953: Network based resource management and allocation
    • 10,289,760: Method and apparatus of obtaining feature information of simulated agents
    • 10,402,799: Systems and methods for distributed currency management
  • Created and taught an intro to Objective-C, Swift, and iOS classes, a primer for those who have an interest in becoming iOS developers at USAA.

WayneHartman.com — 5/2010 - Present

Independent iOS Developer
  • Publication of many iOS applications, including The Adventures of Alex: Electricity, Trip Receipts, Webmail++, TF2 Recipes, more.
  • Contract work building VidAngel iPhone, iPad, and tvOS apps from the ground up.




Open Source

  • GoogleTranslationAPI - Objective-C library for interacting with Google's Translations API.
  • MadBomber - Game demonstrating how to build a basic app in SpriteKit.


Brigham Young University-Idaho, Rexburg, ID
BS Information Systems
Graduated 2006