Nick Ruiz

551 E Palfrey · San Antonio, TX 78223 · (210) 669-7462 ·

Software Engineer & Music Producer.

I build web, cloud web, and mobile apps.

I also create electronic music under the alias The Empireal Formula


Developer I


I work with a small team on an internal production application that has an end-user base of more than 50,000 users. This app is used by hourly employees, managers, and leads to access and update their weekly schedules via swapping/picking up shifts and requesting time off from their mobile device via a mobile app. Our team also creates API's to provide schedule related data access for other projects in development within the organization. Following Agile/Scrum methodologies for Continuous Improvement and Design using the following technologies/tools: Salesforce Platform, App Cloud, REST Web Services, VisualForce, Javascript, jQuery, Apex, SOQL, Java, MySQL, and Gitlab. In 2019, I will be working with my team to create a new application for store managers to review schedule changes from their mobile device.

June 2018 - Present


Apple Store

Enriched customer experience to provide personalized computer and mobile solutions for consumers and businesses. Facilitated educational workshops that would present features and benefits for consumers of Apple technology. Provided excellent communication and troubleshooting skills to solve problems with mobile and computer repairs.

May 2012- June 2018

Audio Engineer | Music Producer

The Music Room Recording Studio

Acquired skills in audio technology and production using various Digital Audio equipment such as mixing consoles, Audio interfaces, A/D Converters, MIDI controllers, and several DAW software. Produced multi-track recordings and engineered sessions for artists/musicians to fulfill project deadlines

June 2008 - January 2015


The University of Texas at San Antonio

Bachelor of Science
Computer Science

Software Engineering, Computer & Information Security

GPA: 3.4

August 2016 - May 2018

Northwest Vista College

Associate of Science
Computer Science

GPA: 3.6

August 2013 - May 2016


Programming Languages, Frameworks, & Tools


Outside of working as a developer, I enjoy making music in my home studio. I primarily focus on electronic music but I have experience playing a variety of genres in my background. I also enjoy films, video games, mexican food, craft beer, and the San Antonio Spurs.


The Empireal Formula was my first music alias I created during Junior year in high school, I was exploring the roots of Hip Hop and Electronica. I officially made my debut with the Remix of James Blake’s- “Limit To your Love” back in 2011. Following this, my first single Text Tokyo was featured on the “Texas” compilation album, released by Exponential records for the SXSW Festival 2011. In 2014 I released first full length album which can be streamed via Apple Music, Spotify, or Bandcamp