Carmelo Pullara, Developer in Agrigento, Province of Agrigento, Italy
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Carmelo Pullara

Verified Expert  in Engineering

Software Developer

Agrigento, Province of Agrigento, Italy
Toptal Member Since
March 15, 2018

Carmelo has over a decade of experience creating visually appealing and intuitive digital experiences for a diverse range of clients, including startups and large companies. Carmelo focuses on building accessible, user-centered products that are designed with the end user in mind.


React, TypeScript, Node.js, Front-end, React Apollo, GraphQL, HTML UI...
React, CSS, TypeScript, Node.js, Go, Cypress, Jest, HTML UI, Responsive UI
Zeidler Legal Services (UK) Ltd
CSS, HTML, User Interface (UI), React, JavaScript, Front-end, Responsive...




Preferred Environment

Git, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), MacOS

The most amazing...

...achievement I've had is being a part of the founding team at Veza, a data security startup, where I played a crucial role in developing its core software.

Work Experience

Lead Front-end Engineer

2023 - PRESENT
  • Led a collaborative team of three front-end engineers to surpass project milestones ahead of schedule, resulting in high performance and heightened productivity.
  • Restructured the networking layer and state management, reducing network latency by 40%, enhancing API efficiency, amplifying user experience, and accelerating data retrieval.
  • Innovated new features, leading to a 25% growth rate in both customer acquisition and retention.
Technologies: React, TypeScript, Node.js, Front-end, React Apollo, GraphQL, HTML UI, Responsive UI

Founding Front-end Engineer

2020 - 2023
  • Launched the software's first MVP, scaling up for dozens of enterprise customers.
  • Built and owned three core features driving sales success with 10+ enterprises.
  • Partnered with a team of 10+ back-end engineers, seven front-end engineers, one designer, and two product managers to bring the new product to market.
  • Facilitated 75% testing coverage through writing end-to-end and unit tests.
Technologies: React, CSS, TypeScript, Node.js, Go, Cypress, Jest, HTML UI, Responsive UI

Front-end Engineer

2020 - 2020
Zeidler Legal Services (UK) Ltd
  • Constructed a React-based tool for sending investment surveys, boosting user engagement by 25%.
  • Collaborated with back-end engineers to reduce product build time by 15% and improve product performance.
  • Implemented UI style guides and design systems, slashing associated bugs and issues by 30%.
Technologies: CSS, HTML, User Interface (UI), React, JavaScript, Front-end, Responsive, HTML UI, Responsive UI

Front-end Engineer

2019 - 2019
  • Engineered a React-powered UI with web sockets for a video-based dating app.
  • Drove up user engagement by 25% and boosted user retention by 15% through the above-mentioned app.
  • Delivered increased performance and user engagement via meticulous documentation and support, slashing support tickets by 20%.
Technologies: CSS, HTML, React, React DnD, Socket.IO, JavaScript, Front-end, HTML UI, Responsive UI

Front-end Engineer

2019 - 2019
  • Developed interactive forms on landing pages, driving a 20% increase in lead generation.
  • Constructed a design system with shared components, cutting duplicate code by 30%.
  • Automated the testing process with Cypress, saving four hours of manual labor per week.
Technologies: Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), Cypress, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Front-end, User Interface (UI), Responsive UI

Front-end Engineer

2019 - 2019
Cortina Productions
  • Developed two immersive interactive experiences with React, substantially boosting visitor engagement and satisfaction.
  • Created two engaging web-based games about the moon landing, resulting in 30% and 40% growth in visitor involvement.
  • Maximized user experience through extensive testing and debugging to achieve a 90% customer satisfaction rating.
Technologies: React DnD, CSS, React, JavaScript, Front-end, User Interface (UI), Responsive Web Design (RWD), TypeScript, Responsive UI

Front-end Engineer

2018 - 2019
  • Increased user engagement with UI implementation, resulting in a 40% rise.
  • Merged the front and back end via Laravel, creating a more efficient experience with the page load time cut by 20%.
  • Built advanced search, favorites, and an online chat feature, increasing daily active users by 15%.
Technologies: User Experience (UX), Laravel, Bulma, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Front-end, User Interface (UI), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Responsive UI

Full-stack Developer

2012 - 2019
  • Created and launched an innovative social network platform for the entertainment industry, attaining thousands of registered users in the first three months.
  • Achieved Elite Author status at Envato by designing and selling successful WordPress themes to over 6,000 customers.
  • Offered timely customer support services with a monthly average of 500 technical issues backed by a 4.5/5 satisfaction score.
Technologies: Redux, Sass, CSS, HTML, React Native, React, JavaScript, Front-end, User Interface (UI), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Shopify, Next.js, Responsive UI

Front-end Engineer

2015 - 2016
Dsire, Inc.
  • Orchestrated the development of three cutting-edge websites for major clients in the gaming and movie industries (NBC Universal and Paramount Pictures).
  • Collaborated effectively with UI/UX designers and back-end developers to combine design and functionality seamlessly, increasing on-time project delivery by 20%.
  • Used Agile methods to efficiently track deadlines and deliverables, achieving an impressive 90% success rate for all software development tasks.
Technologies: WordPress, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Front-end, User Interface (UI), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Responsive UI

React Feather
An open-source React icon library that has generated more than 5 million downloads since 2017.

Comet | WordPress Theme
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Dylan | WordPress Theme
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Bezel | WordPress Theme
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SCSS, HTML5, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Sass, ECMAScript (ES6), GraphQL, PHP, Ruby, Python, TypeScript, Go


React Native, Bootstrap, Next.js, Express.js, Redux, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Cypress, Bulma, Laravel, Jest


React, Node.js, React DnD, Socket.IO


Git, Gulp, GitHub, Webpack, React Apollo


Responsive Web Design (RWD), Functional Programming, Responsive


Visual Studio Code (VS Code), MacOS, Firebase, Linux, WordPress, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Lambda, Shopify


User Interface (UI), Pixel Perfect, User Experience (UX), Front-end, HTML UI, Responsive UI, WordPress Plugins, Apollo, Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)


Amazon S3 (AWS S3)

2006 - 2011

High School Diploma in Electronics

Marconi Institute - Favara, Italy

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