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

Full-stack Developer in Miami, FL, United States

Member since October 13, 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

Portfolio

  • Yeswearemad
    JavaScript, TypeScript, Express.js, Amazon EC2, PostgreSQL, Docker, AWS S3...
  • Florida Blue
    React, JavaScript, C3.js, D3.js, Front-end, CSS, HTML
  • Genius Plaza
    React, Docker, Redux, JavaScript, Jenkins, Front-end, Node.js, CSS, HTML...

Experience

Location

Miami, FL, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

TypeScript, Firebase, AWS, VS Code, Ubuntu

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!

Employment

  • Senior Full-stack Developer

    2020 - 2021
    Yeswearemad
    • 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, AWS S3, Live Chat, Video Chat, HTML, CSS, Responsive UI, GitHub, GitLab CI/CD, Front-end, Node.js, Full-stack
  • 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
  • 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
  • Software Engineer

    2017 - 2019
    Blubeta
    • 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, AWS S3, Amazon EC2, AWS Amplify, GraphQL, React, Redux, Front-end, CSS, HTML, Full-stack
  • 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

Experience

  • 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
    https://www.boatsgroup.com/boatwizard-app/

    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.

Skills

  • Languages

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

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

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

    VS Code, Jenkins, GitHub, GitLab CI/CD, Expo
  • Paradigms

    REST, Hosting
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, AWS S3
  • Other

    Software Development, Code Versioning, Styled-components, Front-end, Full-stack, AWS, Video Chat, Live Chat, Stripe Subscriptions, Remote Team Leadership, Web Dashboards, Push Notifications, Web Notifications, Education, Responsive UI
  • Platforms

    Firebase, Amazon EC2, Twilio, Ubuntu, Docker, iOS, Android

Education

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

Certifications

  • 24 Week Software Engineering Immersive
    OCTOBER 2017 - PRESENT
    App Academy

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