Amanda Vilela, Mobile First Developer in Sorocaba - State of São Paulo, Brazil
Amanda Vilela

Mobile First 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 eigth years designing usable UIs and implementing them by writing scalable and high-performance JavaScript code. She's widely experienced working with a variety of clients from startups to enterprise companies like AT&T, IBM, and Sprint. She also has experience with continuous integration, testing, Git workflows, Agile methodologies, and SEO.
Amanda is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Sorocaba - State of São Paulo, Brazil

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Node Version Manager, Slack, Docker, Webpack, ITerm, Git, Sublime Text

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.

Employment

  • Senior JavaScript Developer

    2018 - PRESENT
    ConsumerAffairs.com (via Toptal)
    • Maintained and developed multiple projects.
    • Implemented responsive, pixel perfect and cross-browser UIs through mobile-first and BEM methodologies.
    • Re-engineered style guide components for speed and maintainability.
    • Created a user tracking/analytics system on the client side.
    • Implemented push notifications on ConsumerAffairs.com.
    • Converted ConsumerAffairs website into a progressive web app.
    • Review the code of other teammates.
    Technologies: Webpack, Jasmine, Sass, CSS, HTML, JavaScript
  • HTML Email Coder

    2019 - 2019
    MarketBridge (via Toptal)
    • Coded responsive and pixel-perfect email templates.
    • Test coded emails across all major email clients such as AOL, Office 365, Gmail, Outlook, and Yahoo.
    • Handled quality control, such as final proofreading, link testing, and rendering.
    Technologies: Email on Acid, CSS, HTML
  • Email Template Developer

    2018 - 2019
    Razeware (via Toptal)
    • Implemented responsive and pixel-perfect HTML email templates from designs.
    • Ran the email templates on testing tools to ensure the cross-platform support.
    • Uploaded and tested the templates on email automation tool.
    Technologies: Cerberus Security, Drip Email, Email on Acid, CSS, HTML
  • Senior Front-end Developer

    2016 - 2018
    IBM
    • Created high-quality mockups and prototypes translating customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications.
    • Developed and maintained web applications.
    • Created solutions to 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.
    • 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: Django REST Framework, Python, AngularJS, Angular, Sass, JavaScript, CSS, HTML
  • Front-end Developer

    2013 - 2018
    Freelance
    • Created quality mockups and prototypes for websites and validated them with clients.
    • Produced, modified, and maintained websites.
    • Customized and developed themes for WordPress.
    Technologies: PHP, WordPress, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML
  • 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: WordPress, PHP, Adobe Photoshop, jQuery, AngularJS, Sass, JavaScript, CSS, HTML

Experience

  • 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)
    https://speakerdeck.com/amandavilela

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

Skills

  • Languages

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

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

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

    Git, Jira, Trello, NPM, Adobe Photoshop, Atom, Sublime Text, ITerm, Slack, Node Version Manager, Email on Acid, Webpack
  • Other

    UI, UX, CSS Grid, Responsive UI, Pixel Perfect, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), PWA, Front-end Development, SEO Tools, Mobile First, Organic SEO, Drip Email, Cerberus Security
  • Paradigms

    BEM, UI Design, Scrum, Agile, UX Design
  • Platforms

    Linux, WordPress, Docker, Firebase
  • Storage

    MongoDB, SQLite

Education

  • 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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