John Rodler - Full Stack Developer + User Interface & Experience Engineer

Summary

Full Stack Developer + UI / UX Engineer

Successful track record in helping a diverse set of technology firms place an enhanced focus on the performance, usability and aesthetics of applications. Extensive hands-on experience building and launching clean, innovative and reliable applications formed around code standards and creative design. Keen ability to rapidly identify and maneuver within complex environments while producing cutting edge software.

Proficiencies

Skills

  • Full-Stack JavaScript Development
  • Dev-Ops & Build Management
  • Cloud & Serverless Architecture
  • E2E Testing & Deployment Management
  • Project & Source Control Management
  • HTML Standards & Web Semantics
  • CSS & Responsive Web Design
  • Cross Platform & Mobile Development
  • SEO Strategy & Web Accessibility
  • CMS & eCommerce Architecture

Tools

  • Angular  /  React  /  Node  /  Mongo  /  TypeScript
  • Webpack  /  Grunt  /  Sass  /  Karma  /  Jest
  • Firebase  /  Google Cloud  /  AWS
  • Codeship  /  CircleCI  /  Cypress
  • Git  /  Npm  /  Vim  /  Hyper  /  VS Code

Experience

Experience (cont.)

Ridgewood Inc  |  Las Vegas, NV Apr 2014 - Present

Full-Stack Developer & Business Owner

Software Consulting Services
  • Launched apps and services built with Angular, React, Node, Express & MongoDB.
  • Automated asset pipelines and front-end build systems using Webpack, Gulp and Grunt.
  • Built command-line utilities to facilitate data-mining, asset-scraping and database procedures.
  • Worked remotely with teammates on React and Angular-based projects in Node & PHP environments.
  • Created ng-fire-universal to simplify initializing serverless PWA's on Firebase & Google Cloud.

Lightspeed VT  |  Las Vegas, NV Oct 2017 - Aug 2019

Senior Front-End & Full-Stack Developer

Streaming Video & Virtual Training Software
  • Refocused product suite to encompass a rich, responsive and mobile-friendly user experience.
  • Launched StyleGuide to provide users and developers with an interactive product and component library.
  • Revamped release management process to automate Karma + E2E testing operations using Codeship.
  • Translated legacy ColdFusion interfaces to REST / API-driven, service-based Angular applications.
  • Handled auxiliary initiatives ranging from ad-hoc prototypes and marketing microsites to managing custom asset libraries and internationalization.

3rd Learning  |  Buffalo, NY Feb 2012 - Mar 2014

Senior UI / UX Engineer

Educational & Curriculum-Mapping Software
  • Collaborated with educators to build web applications that helped support classroom teachers.
  • Automated front-end build operations by leveraging tools like Grunt, Gulp, Sass and QUnit.
  • Organized and conducted A/B testing, workflow and usability studies to help guide product evolution.

HUGE  |  Brooklyn, NY May 2011 - Oct 2011

UI / UX Consultant

Digital Marketing Services & Commercial Applications

360i  |  New York, NY May 2010 - Jan 2011

UI / UX Consultant

eCommerce & Social Media Applications

RedCats  |  New York, NY Jun 2008 - May 2010

Senior UI Engineer

eCommerce & Content Management Systems

Media Whiz  |  New York, NY Jan 2007 - Apr 2008

Web Developer & Creative Designer

eCommerce & Marketing Applications

Door 3  |  New York, NY Jun 2005 - Nov 2006

Web Developer & Creative Designer

Corporate & Financial Management Applications

Education

Full Sail University  |  Orlando, FL Aug 2002 - Feb 2004

Associate of Computer Science in Game Design & Development

Amherst Central HS  |  Amherst, NY Sep 1998 - May 2001

AP Computer Science