Profile

Hi, I'm Neal. I specialize in building user interfaces but enjoy all things tech. You can connect with me on LinkedIn or check me out on GitHub!

Education

Bachelor's degree in I.T. Innovation

University of Nebraska, Omaha

August 2010 - May 2014

Experience

SparkPost

Software Engineer - Front-End Guild
Remote | October 2019 - Present

eDataSource

Software Engineer II
Remote | August 2016 - Present
  • Actively work with IT leadership to translate ideas into functional user experiences.
  • Build simple and reusable components.
  • Pair program with peers to improve standards and code quality.
  • Frequently step outside my comfort zone to examine new concepts and processes related to the business.
  • Support and fix HTML, CSS, and JavaScript issues.
  • Manage Front-End build processes using Node, NPM scripts, Grunt, WebPack, and custom in-house build tools.
Technologies utilized: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Angular, WebPack, Browserify, Bootstrap, Git/Github, CLI, Slack, Jira, AWS, Java, Eclipse, Redis, Jetty, MySQL, and more.

LovelySkin

Front-End JavaScript Developer
Omaha, NE | September 2015 - August 2016
  • Lead Front-End Developer.
  • Lead developer responsible for the Skin Specialists Omaha website rebuild.
  • Lead developer responsible for the LovelySkin Spa website rebuild.
  • Managed build processes using NPM scripts, Gulp, and WebPack.
  • Created user experiences based on designer specifications.
  • Incorporated new JavaScript methodologies into the applications and build processes.
  • Worked with Visual Studio and ASP .NET MVC to update the LovelySkin.com website.
Technologies utilized: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Angular, Bootstrap, ASP .NET MVC, Version Control (Source Control, Git), Command Line (Vim & Git), Slack, Jira, Tealium, Google Analytics, and more.

Hayneedle

Rich Internet Application Developer
Omaha, NE | June 2014 – September 2015
  • Worked with project managers, product owners, and UX/UI team members to meet customer needs.
  • Practiced user-oriented and agile development.
  • Participated in user training and prototype feedback sessions.
  • Implemented predictive search API for the Hayneedle.com.
Technologies utilized: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Angular, Bootstrap, SQL, Apache, ColdFusion, Agile Development, Version Control (Surround SCM, Git), Command Line (Vim & Git), Slack, Jira, Rally, Sublime Text, Tealium, and Omniture Site Catalyst (Adobe Analytics), and more.

Ervin & Smith

Web Developer
Omaha, NE | October 2013 - March 2014
  • Worked with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to turn design files into functional web pages.
  • Aided the lead developer in creating a Word Press website for the company.
  • Aided senior Front-End web developers in creating web pages with HTML/CSS and JavaScript.
  • Created an initializer website to help speed up development time for an email campaign.
Technologies utilized: Adobe Suite, Sublime Text, FTP Clients (CyberDuck), Command Line (Vim), Version Control (Cornerstone), Microsoft Word and Excel, Email Campaign Services (Campaign Monitor), MAMP, Apache, and WordPress.

Skills

Languages

  • JavaScript
  • ECMAScript
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Java

Libraries & Frameworks

  • React
  • Gatsby
  • Angular
  • Node
  • NPM

Tools

  • Jest
  • Cypress
  • CLI
  • WebPack
  • ESLint

Software

  • Git
  • SublimeText
  • VSCode
  • SequelPro
  • Eclipse

Misc.

  • AWS
  • Google Cloud
  • Auth0
  • MySQL
  • GraphQL
  • a11y