Daniel Molitor, Developer in Austin, TX, United States
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Daniel Molitor

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Software Developer

Austin, TX, United States
Toptal Member Since
March 23, 2022

Dan attended Hack Reactor for software engineering in 2016. Since then, he has worked with some of the largest technology companies in the world, such as Blackboard and Apple, and several notable startups. He loves to solve interesting problems and mentor younger developers. His main expertise is in front-end development, using React, although he is very comfortable working in full-stack environments.


React, CSS, SCSS, PostgreSQL, NestJS, Express.js, D3.js, TypeScript, Cypress...
React, Styled-components, GraphQL, Jest
Shep Travel
MySQL, Sequelize, React, Node.js, Express.js, Regex, MUI (Material UI)...




Preferred Environment

React, CSS, SCSS, Jest, Cypress, D3.js, Node.js, Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA), WCAG 2

The most amazing...

...and fulfilling opportunity in my career was mentoring teams of developers on the fundamentals and best practices of React.

Work Experience

Senior Front-end Developer

2020 - PRESENT
  • Implemented key front-end and back-end microservices using React, NestJS, and Typescript.
  • Created numerous time-series data visualizations using React and D3.js.
  • Rebuilt an application to full WCAG compliance with accessibility best practices.
  • Built out a regression testing pipeline using Cypress and GitLab.
Technologies: React, CSS, SCSS, PostgreSQL, NestJS, Express.js, D3.js, TypeScript, Cypress, Docker, Kubernetes

Web Developer

2019 - 2020
  • Built out key UI features using React and Styled-components.
  • Adhered to accessibility best practices in line with WCAG standards.
  • Utilized Jest and React Testing library to write meaningful tests and follow a TDD workflow.
  • Crafted and implemented various GraphQL queries and mutations.
Technologies: React, Styled-components, GraphQL, Jest

Software Engineer

2017 - 2019
Shep Travel
  • Designed a creative solution to capture booking data from sites using a custom Regex formula.
  • Built a front-end dashboard for company administrators using React, React Router, Material-UI, and SCSS.
  • Rebuilt an extension UI based off of designer requirements using React.
  • Built out the back-end API and database with Node.js, Express.js, MySQL, and Sequelize.
Technologies: MySQL, Sequelize, React, Node.js, Express.js, Regex, MUI (Material UI), Chrome Extensions, React Router

Software Engineer

2017 - 2017
  • Assisted in facilitating the ‘Get Well’ initiative by instructing teams on the fundamentals of React.
  • Served as the main engineer on the Blackboard UI Toolkit project, a React component library.
  • Created the front-end user interface with React and engineered front-end logic for various modules, including institution pages, attendance, and assessments.
Technologies: React, SCSS, CSS

Bug and Task Tracking Application

A web version of a native task and bug tracking application (similar to Jira) used by a very well-known company that produces consumer electronics. I developed key, front-end components using React, Redux, and GraphQL while adhering to WCAG best practices.


Redux, NestJS, Express.js, Cypress, Jest, MUI (Material UI)


React, Node.js, Socket.IO, D3.js, React Router


GraphQL, CSS, TypeScript, SCSS, Regex


Docker, Kubernetes


MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL




Styled-components, Chrome Extensions, WCAG 2, Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA)