Overview

Front End Engineer with a passion for UI/UX and all things design. Strong with React.js, Redux, Backbone.js, JavaScript and HTML/CSS, SVG icons + animations, Node.js + npm, Jest, Enzyme, jQuery, Bootstrap, SASS/SCSS, and UI design (Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch).

Have also worked in various extents with: Python, Django, Angular.js, Ruby on Rails, PHP, Java, Jekyll, C, and C++.

In the past I have studied photojournalism, served deep dish pizza, run breakfast in a fancy hotel, and driven forklifts in a warehouse.

Things I'm currently tinkering with in January...

  • Learning more about accessibility (a11y)
  • Reading up on more scalable CSS solutions like BEM
  • Netlify
  • Gatsby

Experience

Slack

Senior Software Engineer, Front End

Slack

December 2019 - Present
  • Working on Activation/Expansion team
Corax

Senior Front End Engineer (Lead)

Corax

January 2019 - December 2019
  • Led the Front End team in supporting 2 web apps + company website in all Front End related endeavors (UI, UX, Data Visualizations, and more)
  • Assisted in API rewrite project of Ruby on Rails to Django / Python
  • Product customer support
Corax

Front End Engineer

Corax

June 2016 - January 2019
  • Led development of Front End app components in React + Redux for 2 web applications (customer-facing app and internal admin tools app)
  • Completed full refactor of two front end codebases to React + Redux from Backbone.js
  • Initiated better error tracking and error management across team tech stacks using Sentry
  • Implemented i18n language support in customer-facing app using Amazon Translate
  • Worked closely with the Data Science team on Front End data visualizations using D3.js and Chart.js
  • Collaborated on the design of all UI/UX mockups, site iconography, and brand assets alongside in-house Graphic Designer
  • Led development of customer-facing website (WordPress)
  • Assisted in design of marketing, email, and brand materials using Postmark and Pardot
Monday Envelope

Front End Engineer / Web Developer (Contract)

Monday Envelope

December 2015 - March 2016
  • Developed and architected an improved single-page beta application using Angular (1.4+) and existing REST API
  • Designed fresh and improved web app UI page layouts in Sketch App
  • Reduced deployment time by improving staging and production workflows
City and County of San Francisco

Desktop Support - Dept. of Technology

City and County of San Francisco

July 2014 - December 2015
  • Implemented Support Guide documentation and SharePoint internal site for City Wide IT Administrator use
  • Helped create departmental Communication Policies for Citywide communication
  • Led mini-training sessions for Citywide IT Admins and End-Users
  • Assisted City employees with e-mail migration from IBM Lotus Notes to Microsoft Office365
  • Microsoft Outlook, Office365, Lync, OneDrive, SharePoint support
ZenVault

Software Development Intern

ZenVault

March 2014 - August 2014
  • Added and updated minor features within existing code base for Medical Records website/application
  • Employed MVC software architectural pattern using Java, JavaServer pages, HTML, and properties files