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Dustin Caruso

Dustin Caruso

Reading, PA, United States
Member since November 21, 2013
Dustin is a web developer with nearly two decades of experience. He specializes in development with HTML5, CSS3, LESS, SCSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON, AJAX, RESTful APIs, DOM manipulation, cookies, WordPress, and Shopify. He has constructed single-page web apps with a MEAN stack using libraries like AngularJS and Node.js. He is also knowledgeable in responsive web design and mobile-first methods of UI creation.
Dustin is now available for hire
Portfolio
  • Projekt, Inc.
    HTML5, CSS3, FontAwesome, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, WordPress, Shopify
  • NRG Edge, LLC
    HTML5, CSS3, FontAwesome, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, Magnolia, Grunt, Gulp
  • FitchRatings
    HTML5, CSS3, FontAwesome, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS, Grunt...
Experience
  • JavaScript, 17 years
  • WordPress, 10 years
  • jQuery, 7 years
  • HTML5, 5 years
  • CSS3, 5 years
  • Bootstrap, 3 years
  • Shopify, 3 years
  • Node.js, 2 years
Reading, PA, United States
Availability
Full-time
Preferred Environment
OS X, Various Text Editors, Command Line Tools
The most amazing...
...website project I've worked on was when I helped rebuild the front-end of toysrus.com. I've also built some pretty amazing web apps—for HP and FitchRatings.
Employment
  • Consultant
    2006 - PRESENT
    Projekt, Inc.
    • Worked on front-end development.
    • Managed back-end development resources.
    • Created wireframes.
    • Assisted with planning and writing proposals.
    Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, FontAwesome, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, WordPress, Shopify
  • Senior UI Developer
    2015 - 2015
    NRG Edge, LLC
    • Worked on front-end development.
    • Worked on the UI of enterprise applications in the financial services industry.
    • Built UIs driven by a Magnolia CMS.
    • Developed websites for clients in the financial services industry.
    • Worked on the company's internal website.
    Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, FontAwesome, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, Magnolia, Grunt, Gulp
  • Senior UI Developer
    2014 - 2014
    FitchRatings
    • Worked on building a new app from start to finish using AngularJS on the front-end.
    • Worked on improvements to an existing app using Backbone.js on the front-end.
    • Worked closely with back-end JAVA developers on structuring web services / endpoints.
    • Hired and managed a team of UI developers to be used on various development projects.
    • Implemented Agile methodologies.
    Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, FontAwesome, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS, Grunt, RESTful APIs
  • Senior UI Developer
    2014 - 2014
    Comcast
    • Worked on the UI for a website focused on B2B transactions.
    • Worked on implementing SVGs.
    • Worked closely with back-end JAVA developers.
    • Assisted with Agile Sprint planning.
    • Assisted with creation of user stories.
    Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, SVGs
  • Senior Applications Developer
    2013 - 2013
    Williams-Forrest
    • Worked on the front-end of an internal (intranet) social-networking application for HP’s approx. 300,000 employees.
    • Implemented best practices in front-end development.
    • Assisted with planning and prototyping.
    • Assisted with implementing the Agile process.
    Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, FontAwesome, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS, Handlebars.js
Experience
  • ECO Charter School (Development)
    http://ecocharterschool.org

    Built the entire website from provided PSDs. The result was a fully-responsive custom WordPress theme.

  • Paper Meets Press (Development)
    http://papermeetspress.com/

    Built the entire website from provided PSDs. The result was a fully-responsive custom WordPress theme.

  • Natural Force (Development)
    http://naturalforce.com

    Developed a custom Shopify theme as well as handled the continuous integration of new features and services.

  • Sundriven (Development)
    http://sundriven.com

    Developed a custom Shopify theme using an existing theme as a starting point.

Skills
  • Languages
    CSS3, XHTML, HTML5, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SCSS, Sass, Less, PHP
  • Frameworks
    Bootstrap, AngularJS, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery, jQuery UI, jQuery Mobile, MooTools, JSONP, Liquid, Mustache, Handlebars, Backbone.js, Node.js, React
  • Platforms
    Mac OS, WordPress Theme Design, WordPress, Shopify
  • Other
    PSD to HTML, Dom Manipulation, FontAwesome, RESTful APIs, AJAX, WordPress Plugins, DOM
  • Tools
    Git, GitHub, Subversion (SVN), Grunt, Gulp.js
  • Paradigms
    REST
  • Storage
    JSON
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