Bartram Nason, Software Developer in Chicago, IL, United States
Bartram Nason

Software Developer in Chicago, IL, United States

Member since September 23, 2015
Bartram is a programmer with a creative streak. He has over a dozen years of professional development experience across a variety of platforms and languages. Bartram has spent the last few years developing web applications using content management systems like WordPress and Drupal as back-end frameworks, and he has contributed to numerous modules to the Drupal community. He's excited about building push-enabled apps with Node.js and WebSockets.
Bartram is now available for hire


  • NDA
    PostgreSQL, FeathersJS, Node.js, React Native, Android, Arduino
  • Zypp Technology
    Particle, FeathersJS, Redux, React
  • Masterbuilt
    Bootstrap, jQuery, WordPress



Chicago, IL, United States



Preferred Environment

Ubuntu, MacOS

The most amazing...

...projects I've developed are the ones that help people live better, more fulfilling lives.


  • Full Stack Developer

    2018 - 2019
    • Reviewed and refactored a legacy API.
    • Developed firmware for an IoT-based self-serve device.
    • Improved deployment processes with AWS.
    • Updated the admin interface.
    • Migrated an Android app to React Native.
    Technologies: PostgreSQL, FeathersJS, Node.js, React Native, Android, Arduino
  • Full-stack Developer

    2015 - 2018
    Zypp Technology
    • Developed a real-time API using Feathers and MongoDB.
    • Developed multiple React + Redux web applications to consuming real-time API. UI was built using Material UI.
    • Integrated IoT device control into API and web applications with Particle Cloud.
    • Configured a monorepo to reuse code components across web applications and the real-time API.
    Technologies: Particle, FeathersJS, Redux, React
  • WordPress API Developer

    2016 - 2017
    • Developed custom plugins to pull data from a third-party API.
    • Implemented a continuous delivery pipeline.
    • Implemented theme changes.
    Technologies: Bootstrap, jQuery, WordPress
  • Drupal Developer

    2015 - 2016
    Butchershop Creative
    • Contributed to development of theme and modules for a Drupal 7 marketing website.
    Technologies: Drupal
  • Director of Technology

    2012 - 2015
    • Built wall-sized touch-enabled interactive presentations for display at international conventions.
    • Configured virtual-machine based development environment infrastructure for a team of developers using Vagrant, VirtualBox, Ansible, Git, and other deployment tools.
    • Trained and mentored developers in PHP, Drupal, WordPress, and front-end technologies.
    • Built CKEditor widgets for Bootstrap components, to allow content-editors to build carousels, accordions, etc. in a WYSIWYG.
    • Migrated a major state university website to a cloud-based WordPress environment.
    Technologies: Android, Objective-C, Node.js, WordPress, Drupal
  • Senior UX Designer/Developer

    2008 - 2012
    • Designed and developed marketing websites for small- and mid-sized companies.
    • Designed and developed data-intensive web applications using Drupal with custom interface.
    • Migrated production sites from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7.
    • Developed a native iOS game for an international retail brand.
    • Developed mobile apps using Cordova.
    Technologies: MongoDB, Drupal, PHP
  • User Interface Designer

    2008 - 2008
    Chain Reaction eCommerce
    • Designed new look and feel for OSCommerce-based eCommerce platform.
    • Developed HTML prototypes for new dashboard, reports, user management, and shopping experience.
    • Developed a REST API for an eCommerce platform.
    • Participated in internal PCI compliance review.
    • Created a style guide for eCommerce application.
    Technologies: Prototype Framework, jQuery, PHP


  • Languages

    JavaScript, PHP, HTML, CSS, Less, Java, Sass, Objective-C
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap, Bootstrap 3, Redux, MUI (Material UI), Prototype Framework, FeathersJS, React Native, Photon
  • Libraries/APIs

    Backbone.js, Drupal API, jQuery, Underscore.js, React, Node.js, Moment.js, Marionette.js, Zepto, Facebook API, Facebook SDK, Handlebars
  • Platforms

    Rackspace Cloud, Ubuntu, Percona, WordPress, MacOS, Drupal, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Arduino, Android, Particle
  • Other

    Software Development, Front-end Development, WordPress Multisite, Chrome Extensions, Cordova, Semantic UI, ArduPilot
  • Tools

    Ansible, Vagrant, Git, Adobe CC, Webpack 4, Grunt
  • Storage

    MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL

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