Brandon Thaler, Full-stack Developer in Miami, United States
Brandon Thaler

Full-stack Developer in Miami, United States

Member since October 19, 2021
Brandon is an experienced full-stack developer who loves the process of bringing a person's vision to life through building applications. His biggest strength is that he can develop products quickly while not sacrificing quality. He also believes clear communication is key to exceeding expectations. Brandon is keen on TypeScript, which has allowed him flexibility in both back-end and front-end development.
Brandon is now available for hire


  • Colgate-Palmolive - Main
    React, Node.js, Vue, Agile, Jira, Technical Leadership, API Integration
  • Voicio Inc
    TypeScript, JavaScript, HTML5, Node.js, React, Twilio, Agile, Jira...
  • Yeswearemad
    JavaScript, TypeScript, Express.js, Amazon EC2, PostgreSQL, Docker...



Miami, United States



Preferred Environment

TypeScript, Firebase, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Ubuntu, Video Streaming

The most amazing...

...bug I've fixed is a critical production error based on a deprecated package. I saved my company's relationship with multiple clients as a junior developer!


  • Full-stack Developer for a Healthcare Products Company

    2022 - 2022
    Colgate-Palmolive - Main
    • Fixed and deployed several existing production bugs while refactoring and improving the stability and legibility of a legacy codebase.
    • Learned and leveraged Shopify's legacy Liquid templating engine within a few days, contributing to the codebase only days after onboarding.
    • Completed over 30 Jira issues and assisted other developers with completing their tasks.
    Technologies: React, Node.js, Vue, Agile, Jira, Technical Leadership, API Integration
  • Front-end React Developer to Build an App from Figma Designs

    2021 - 2022
    Voicio Inc
    • Created a reusable React hook that allowed simple and scalable asynchronous connections from the front end to the back end with React Query.
    • Learned and leveraged the LoopBack framework to update and manage the Node.js back end, including API endpoints, database structure, and third-party integrations.
    • Successfully managed and communicated with a team of two developers in entirely different time zones, minimizing any delays in development.
    Technologies: TypeScript, JavaScript, HTML5, Node.js, React, Twilio, Agile, Jira, React Router, Software Architecture, Technical Leadership, Video Streaming, API Integration, Cloud Platforms
  • Senior Full-stack Developer

    2020 - 2021
    • Fully developed the back-end and front-end marketing organizational tool for Millicom, a leading telecommunications company in Latin America.
    • Led a team of three developers to rapidly develop multiple MVP projects in a small strict timeframe.
    • Maintained multiple codebases for high-value clients. I also reviewed the code of various developers for quality and consistency.
    Technologies: JavaScript, TypeScript, Express.js, Amazon EC2, PostgreSQL, Docker, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Live Chat, Video Chat, HTML, CSS, Responsive UI, GitHub, GitLab CI/CD, Front-end, Node.js, Full-stack, Agile, Jira, React Router, Software Architecture, Technical Leadership, Video Streaming, API Integration, Cloud Platforms
  • Senior Front-end Developer

    2019 - 2020
    Florida Blue
    • Led communication and expectation management for a team of four developers. This included handling daily meetings and much of the bureaucracy that working fully remote at a vast corporation encompasses.
    • Developed the front-end dashboard using React, C3.js, and D3.js, where I built several layered interactive graphs to display complex data in a digestible manner.
    • Oversaw the deployment and completion of the application within the expected contracted timeline of one year.
    Technologies: React, JavaScript, C3.js, D3.js, Front-end, CSS, HTML, Agile, React Router, Technical Leadership, API Integration
  • Full-stack Engineer

    2019 - 2019
    Genius Plaza
    • Led the re-organization and documentation of the legacy codebase to allow for easier onboarding and future feature implementation.
    • Assisted in structuring a Jenkins pipeline, helping build more stable processes for CI/CD.
    • Built and deployed many front-end features for a live production application.
    Technologies: React, Docker, Redux, JavaScript, Jenkins, Front-end, Node.js, CSS, HTML, Full-stack, Agile, Jira, React Router, Software Architecture, Technical Leadership, API Integration, Cloud Platforms
  • Software Engineer

    2017 - 2019
    • Developed a rapid prototype process that spins up authentication, the back-end data model, reusable front-end components, and async logic within minutes.
    • Single-handedly built a voting application for conference presentations with React Native, which leveraged GraphQL subscriptions for real-time voting and user feedback.
    • Managed native dependencies and front-end async logic for the React Native app for the world's largest boat MLS.
    Technologies: React Native, JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, PostgreSQL, Docker, Express.js, REST, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Amazon EC2, AWS Amplify, GraphQL, React, Redux, Front-end, CSS, HTML, Full-stack, Agile, Jira, React Router, Software Architecture, API Integration, Cloud Platforms
  • Teaching Assistant

    2017 - 2017
    App Academy
    • Introduced new concepts to the curriculum that streamlined concepts and increased the passing rate by around 15%.
    • Assisted students by breaking down core concepts of programming to effectively understand and tackle problems.
    • Lectured students on the fundamentals of software development, including the introduction of data structures and algorithms.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Education, Ruby on Rails (RoR), React


  • H3 & Me

    A web-based mobile application that provides matchmaking and communication services for medical students to match with medical professionals.

    This product was fully developed, designed, and architected by me.

  • Florida Blue Internal Dashboard

    A web-based dashboard to track the total throughput of insurance claims.

    It was a fully remote job, and I worked as the lead front-end developer. I handled most of the communication and code management processes. We leveraged D3.js and C3.js to create many types of graphs and charts to present the data in an easily digestible way.

  • Boat Wizard

    A React Native application that integrates the largest boats MLS in the world. Features include integration with a global boats' database, inventory management, and detailed reporting.

    I worked on the front-end portion, updating the existing search features and handling some dependency management with iOS and Android builds.


  • Languages

    TypeScript, JavaScript, SQL, CSS, HTML, GraphQL, C#, HTML5
  • Frameworks

    Redux, Express.js, Realtime, React Native, Unity, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js, React Router, C3.js, D3.js, AWS Amplify, Vue
  • Tools

    Jira, Jenkins, GitHub, GitLab CI/CD, Expo
  • Paradigms

    REST, Agile, Hosting
  • Platforms

    Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Firebase, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon EC2, Twilio, Ubuntu, Docker, iOS, Android
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, Amazon S3 (AWS S3)
  • Other

    Software Development, Code Versioning, Styled-components, Front-end, Full-stack, Software Architecture, Technical Leadership, API Integration, Video Chat, Live Chat, Stripe Subscriptions, Remote Team Leadership, Web Dashboards, Video Streaming, Cloud Platforms, Push Notifications, Web Notifications, Education, Responsive UI


  • Bachelor's Degree in Game Design
    2011 - 2015
    University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL


  • 24 Week Software Engineering Immersive
    App Academy

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