Marcus Berry, M.S.

Co-Founder of Polis Technology | Full-Stack Developer/UX Design

Experienced Software Engineer/UX Designer with a demonstrated history of working with clients and development teams. Skilled in multiple languages and frameworks such as Java, C#, ASP.NET, React, Angular, Spring, Spring Boot and more. Possesses strong leadership, teamwork, organizational, communication, critical-thinking, and time management skills. Experienced in developing, deploying, and maintaining a transactional websites for a variety of small businesses and non-profits.


Software Engineer

Choice Hotels International

Full-Time Front-End Engineer working in the Digital Experience domain. Core role focuses on front-end development in the React framework and coordination with back-end engineers for the Choice Hotels .com platform.

Jan 2020 - Present

Full-Stack Developer


Contractor in Full-Stack Development with Atos-Syntel. Develops and maintains internal fraud prevention web applications/systems for Atos-Syntel client, American Express.

Sept 2018 - Jan 2020

Graduate Assistant

Ball State Library Information Technology Services (L.I.T.S.)

Assisting management of over 1000 devices within Ball State's Bracken Library, CAP Library, and Health Science Library along with the daily maintenance and regulation of the Library Problem report system, Schwartz Digital Complex, and scholar carrels.

August 2017 - July 2018


Ball State University

Master of Science
CICS - Information and Communication Sciences
August 2017 - July 2018

Ball State University

Bachelor of Science
Major: Computer Science
Minor: Computer Information Systems
August 2013 - May 2017


Programming Languages & Tools
  • Mobile-First, Responsive Design
  • Cross Browser Testing & Debugging
  • UX Design Process
  • Agile Development & Scrum


Apart from being a web developer, I enjoy most of my time either playing video games or producting music. I spend a lot of time playing various games on Xbox and produce music in the generes of hip-hop, R&B, and Electronic.

I follow a number of sci-fi and fantasy genre movies and television shows. Favorite movies include The Dark Knight, Star Wars Saga, Django, and the Marvel Universe. Favorite TV Shows include Breaking Bad, Dragonball Z, Rick & Morty, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and The Big Bang Theory.

Awards & Certifications

  • 2018 CICS Entrepreneurship Award
  • 2nd Annual Website Thru The Night Winner
  • 2015 Spring Semester Dean's List
  • 4-time Bands of America Grand National Marching Band Finalist
  • 2-Time ISSMA Marching Band State Championships Runner-Up (4-Time Finalist)
  • 2009 Bands of America Ypsilanti Regional Champion
  • AWS® Academy Cloud Foundations
  • ITIL® Foundation Certification
  • Microsoft® Exam 480: Programming in HTML5 with Javascript & CSS3