Amanda Vilela, Progressive Web Applications (PWA) Developer in Sorocaba - State of São Paulo, Brazil
Amanda Vilela

Progressive Web Applications (PWA) Developer in Sorocaba - State of São Paulo, Brazil

Member since August 13, 2017
Amanda is a front-end developer who has been working for over seven years designing usable UIs and implementing them by writing scalable and high-performance code. She's widely experienced in wireframing, prototyping, and front-end development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, front-end frameworks, CSS preprocessors). She also has experience with continuous integration, testing, Git workflows, Agile methodologies, and SEO.
Amanda is now available for hire



  • CSS, 7 years
  • JavaScript, 7 years
  • UI Design, 7 years
  • WordPress, 7 years
  • HTML, 7 years
  • Sass, 6 years
  • Git, 4 years
  • Progressive Web Applications (PWA), 2 years


Sorocaba - State of São Paulo, Brazil



Preferred Environment

Atom, Git, NVM, iTerm, Gulp, Docker, Slack

The most amazing...

...technical challenge I've had was fully remaking the front-end of a legacy front-office app from scratch to enable users to activate their phone data plans.


  • Senior JavaScript Developer

    2018 - PRESENT
    • Optimized front-end performance.
    • Optimized front-end for search engines.
    • Developed and maintained websites.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Sass
  • Email Template Developer

    2018 - 2019
    • Implemented email templates that work in a variety of email readers/browsers.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, Drip Email
  • Senior Front-end Developer

    2016 - 2018
    • Created high-quality mockups and prototypes.
    • Translated customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications.
    • Developed and maintained web applications.
    • Created solutions to web design issues to help make the application more visually appealing and enhance usability.
    • Helped other developers with coding and troubleshooting.
    • Planned, reviewed, and brainstormed applications alongside the development team.
    • Helped maintain and manage software workflow.
    • Improved the front-end performance of a client application by 30%, reducing the time that users took to perform the tasks and consequently increasing the delivery and billing.
    • Contributed as back-end developer using Python and Django to create an API.
    • Led knowledge sharing sessions online and in person regarding Git SCM to other team members.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JS, Sass, Angular, AngularJS, Python, Django REST Framework
  • Front-end Developer

    2013 - 2018
    • Created quality mockups and prototypes for websites and validated them with clients.
    • Produced, modified, and maintained websites.
    • Customized and developed themes for WordPress.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, WordPress, PHP
  • Front-end Developer

    2012 - 2016
    Well Internet
    • Created quality mockups and prototypes for websites and validated it with clients.
    • Produced, modified, and maintained websites.
    • Customized and developed themes for WordPress.
    • Optimized websites for search engines (SEO).
    • Created HTML email templates and newsletters for email marketing campaigns.
    • Redesigned the layout of an eCommerce site that generated an increase of 20% in sales.
    • Improved the loading time an eCommerce site increasing the average time of visits by 15%.
    • Created AB tests with the increased win rate of 20% on a product landing page.
    • Implemented rigorous process for cross-browser testing in IE, Mozilla, and Chrome, which corrected layout issues in an eCommerce site.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JS, Sass, AngularJS, jQuery, Photoshop, PHP, WordPress


  • Front-office Application (Development)

    I was part of the team responsible for creating a new version of a legacy front-office application for a big telecom company. Our challenge was to bring to the user a new experience and overall product vision. My role consisted of working closely with the design team to turn prototypes into functional code using the latest techniques to build a rich, interactive, and modern web application through developing standards and best practices.

  • Technology Leadership Council App (Development)

    At IBM, I participated in an internal volunteer project to create a web app for the onboarding of new members in the Technology Leadership Council (TLC). In addition to contributing delivering the front-end of project features, I also was responsible for idealization and development of a style guide with recommendations, approaches, and a variety of techniques to employ in order to ensure CSS/Sass was maintainable, readable, and scalable.

  • Web Editor of Flat Files (Development)

    I was responsible for designing the user interface and implementing the front-end of web version for a legacy editor of flat files. I came across challenges such as performance, rendering, and usability and delivered solutions applying my UI/UX and developer skills.

  • EducationOne: Online ERP for Schools (Development)

    EducationOne is a web system to manage all areas of the school such as financial, administrative, enrollment, and grades. I worked in a highly collaborative agile environment designing the user interface and implementing the front-end of all modules of the system, including the portal for teachers and students.

  • UI Experiments at CodePen (Other amazing things)

    UI snippets, animations, and typography experiments built with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

  • Tech Talks (Other amazing things)

    As a big fan of knowledge sharing, I've facilitated tech talks in local communities and meetups.


  • Languages

    ES7, JavaScript, Sass, CSS, HTML, Markdown, Python 3
  • Frameworks

    AngularJS, Bootstrap, Angular, Django REST Framework, Express.js
  • Libraries/APIs

    Flexbox, jQuery, Node.js, HTML5 APIs
  • Tools

    Git, Jira, Trello, NPM, Adobe Photoshop, Atom, Webpack
  • Other

    CSS Grid, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), Responsive UI, Mobile First, User Experience (UX), SEO Tools, Organic SEO
  • Paradigms

    BEM, UI Design, Scrum, Agile
  • Platforms

    Linux, WordPress, Firebase
  • Storage

    MongoDB, SQLite


  • Technologist in Information Systems in Computer Engineering
    2014 - 2017
    Fatec Sorocaba - Sorocaba
  • IT technician focusing on web development in Computer Engineering
    2011 - 2012
    Etec Fernando Prestes - Sorocaba

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