Braden Franklin, Software Developer in Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Braden Franklin

Software Developer in Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Member since May 7, 2020
Braden has been working in the web industry for over a decade, and he loves what he does. He thrives in environments that involve constant learning, which makes web development an ideal profession for him. Every day, he learns something new to advance his skills, improve his efficiency, and stay current with new technologies. Braden has experience at companies ranging from small startups to global corporations, and he is able to excel both independently and as part of a team.
Braden is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Visual Studio Code, Slack, GitHub, Asana, Figma, Xcode, Android Studio

The most amazing...

...project I've built is a web-based application for a cruise company to allow online check-in, reservations, and constant customer contact for promotions.

Employment

  • Senior Software Engineer

    2011 - 2020
    Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
    • Created progressive websites using Angular, Vue.js, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Node.js, SQL, and MongoDB while maintaining a constant awareness of emerging technologies.
    • Developed UI code based on agreed stories, proposed outline system test methods against assigned stories, and fixed bugs. I then ensured the developed UI code was unit-tested and automatically testable, where possible, as part of the build process.
    • Designed stylish and functional designs based on UX research and used tools like Photoshop, Figma, and Zeplin.
    • Provided immediate debugging, testing, and automation services to existing teams and applications.
    Technologies: Angular, Vue.js, Node.js, MongoDB, MySQL
  • Senior Web Developer

    2007 - 2020
    Freelance
    • Worked with 30+ organizations from around the world, developing websites and mobile apps that include eCommerce, portal, booking, portfolio, and multilingual functionalities.
    • Handled full-stack programming tasks for the development of the business-critical single page application and iOS/Android apps using React, Angular, Vue.js, React Native, and Node.js.
    • Developed UI/UX strategies that include wireframes and mockups and for small and medium-sized enterprises.
    • Profiled, troubleshot, and fixed bugs for the business-critical progressive web application that helped to tune system performance and decrease average response time.
    • Reviewed the quality of code for the mission-critical online service, maintaining the code and design consistency across different team members.
    Technologies: React, Angular, Vue.js, Node.js, React Native, JavaScript, Typescript, GraphQL, MongoDB, MySQL

Experience

  • Farming Exchange Site (Development)
    http://hrvstprt.com/

    HarvestPort provides information about growers, permits, their products, retailers, pricing, and a crop map of the site regional configuration.
    I created the farming trading exchange site using React, Redux, Next.js, Material UI, and D3.js for the front-end UI. The back end was built with Node.js, PostgreSQL, and Heroku. I also developed the UI code based on requirements from various sources.
    I proposed outline system test methods, ensured the developed UI code was unit-tested and automatically testable as part of the build process. I provided immediate debugging, testing, and automation services to existing teams and applications.

  • Customer Relations Web Interface to Cruise Ship Services (Development)
    https://www.royalcaribbean.com/

    The site scope was to allow for full real-time pricing and the ability for passengers to book all trips and make any additional feature purchases, including excursions, dinner reservations, and internet services.
    Not only we provided full online interaction with customers, including check-in, but allowed passenger-to-passenger communications within the ship. The majority of my contribution was on the front-end interfaces, but I also worked with the data engineers to provide specifications for the various data source APIs.

  • Home Repair Service App (Development)
    https://apps.apple.com/us/app/fixd-home-services/id1080915926

    This is a React Native-based app for the booking process of home repairs.
    As a front-end developer, I built this app from scratch. I implemented QuickBlox, Google Map & Places API, and integrated the back-end API.

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, TypeScript, GraphQL, HTML, HTML5, CSS, Sass, SCSS
  • Frameworks

    Angular, AngularJS, React Native, Next.js
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Vue.js, Node.js, jQuery, React Redux, Styled-components, Redux-saga, Styled-jsx, Vue.js 2, Vue Material, D3.js
  • Tools

    Redux Thunk
  • Storage

    MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Platforms

    Webflow
  • Other

    AWS, Responsive Design

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    1980 - 1984
    London University - London, UK

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