Gabriel Ortolaza, React and Front-end Developer in Mount Airy, NC, United States
Gabriel Ortolaza

React and Front-end Developer in Mount Airy, NC, United States

Member since August 11, 2021
Gabriel is a software engineer with 15+ years of experience, specializing in front-end development with JavaScript, React, React Native, Vue.js, Angular, Node.js, and Express.js. He has developed applications and websites for many industries, including HR and staffing, fashion and social networking, healthcare, and eCommerce (including Walmart). Gabriel is passionate about simplifying processes, inventing solutions, and following best practices.
Gabriel is now available for hire


  • Subflow
    Next.js, React, Node.js, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Twilio API, Stripe...
  • Adore Beauty
    React Native, Redux, Redux Thunk, Unit Testing, Node.js, Tailwind CSS...
  • Giftly Inc
    Front-end, Vue, JavaScript, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Figma...



Mount Airy, NC, United States



Preferred Environment

Node.js, Windows 10, Visual Studio Code, React, Vue, MacOS

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed was a web-based barcode label-making inventory program that was resold multiple times.


  • Senior React Developer

    2022 - 2023
    • Worked on the UI facelifting of the dashboard using React, Next.js, and Material Design.
    • Contributed to the company's product improvement efforts by adding new features and implementing architectures.
    • Fixed bugs and tracked tickets using the Trello board.
    Technologies: Next.js, React, Node.js, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Twilio API, Stripe, MUI (Material UI), PostgreSQL, Docker, GitHub, CSS, HTML, APIs
  • Senior React Native Developer

    2022 - 2022
    Adore Beauty
    • Developed an all-in-one app to shop beauty brand favorites. Users can filter by needs, explore fresh content, discover new arrivals, and purchase their all-time favorite products.
    • Initiated app using React Native CLI and Expo. Developed iOS and Android native modules and used the Kanban dashboard for tracking new features and bugs.
    • Oversaw launch processes, resulting in over 10,0000 downloads in six months.
    Technologies: React Native, Redux, Redux Thunk, Unit Testing, Node.js, Tailwind CSS, TypeScript, Front-end Architecture, CSS, HTML, APIs
  • Vue Front-end Engineer | Web Platform (eCommerce)

    2022 - 2022
    Giftly Inc
    • Worked on migrating their website from AngularJS to Vue 3.
    • Developed the main header, footer, sidebar components, greeting cards, and confirmation page.
    • Used Vue 3 and Windi CSS for the front end and Ruby on Rails for the back end.
    Technologies: Front-end, Vue, JavaScript, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Figma, Angular, Legacy Code, eCommerce, Capybara,, Tailwind CSS, TypeScript, Front-end Architecture, CSS, HTML, APIs, Application Engineering
  • Front-end Developer

    2021 - 2022
    Guy Carpenter & Co - Main
    • Developed an internal back office tool that manages insurance data from scratch.
    • Used React, Redux, Redux Thunk, Redux Form, Tailwind CSS, and material design.
    • Developed the infrastructure of the dashboard and two back-office tools for different departments.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, Docker, Single Sign-on (SSO), Tailwind CSS, Next.js, Front-end Architecture, Application Engineering
  • Full-stack Developer

    2021 - 2021
    • Developed technical aspects of the company's strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals.
    • Discovered and implemented new technologies that yield a competitive advantage.
    • Supervised the system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency.
    Technologies: JavaScript, React, Redux, Redux-Saga, Tailwind CSS, CSS, SQL, HTML, APIs, Application Engineering
  • Full-stack Developer

    2019 - 2020
    Fashion Space, Inc
    • Developed a social network for fashion designers, models, photographers, and all other categories surrounding the fashion industry.
    • Developed a hybrid mobile application using React Native.
    • Tracked and fixed bugs and tickets using the Kanban dashboard of Jira.
    Technologies: PHP, Laravel, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, Hybrid Apps, Social Networks, React Native, Jira, Kanban, Bug Fixes, CSS, HTML, APIs
  • Front-end Developer

    2019 - 2020
    • Integrated custom classes with Bootstrap’s grid system using Less while following progressive web app standards.
    • Implemented industry-standard accessibility techniques.
    • Improved SEO by introducing server-side rendering.
    Technologies: Angular, JavaScript, TypeScript, Bootstrap, Less, Web Accessibility, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Server-side Rendering, SaaS, CSS, HTML, Application Engineering
  • Front-end Developer

    2018 - 2019
    • Developed future forecast components that mathematically predicted future sales based on conditions in previous years.
    • Worked in an Agile environment with stand-up meetings every few days.
    • Developed and implemented highly responsive user interface components using React concepts.
    • Worked with Redux architecture using complex object-oriented concepts while improving app performance.
    • Developed a desktop version of the application using React and Electron.
    Technologies: JavaScript, React, Redux, Redux Thunk, Redux Form, CSS3, Agile, UI Components, Sales Forecasting, Object-oriented Design (OOD), MUI (Material UI), Electron, TypeScript, Next.js, Front-end Architecture, CSS, HTML
  • Senior Full-stack Developer

    2018 - 2018
    • Developed a website that sells Washabelle's products, using the latest versions of Node.js libraries and packages.
    • Revamped front-end pages and wrote automated testing.
    • Oversaw the deployment process from staging to deployment.
    Technologies: Node.js, JavaScript, SendGrid, MySQL, CSS3, Bootstrap, Websites, Front-end, Automated Testing, MUI (Material UI), Tailwind CSS, TypeScript, jsPDF, CSS, SQL, HTML, APIs
  • Full-stack Developer

    2005 - 2018
    T-N-T Carports, Inc.
    • Developed an inventory system and contracting software for the company.
    • Built and managed an online inventory application.
    • Developed an application for managing pricing, paperwork, and contracting using the MERN stack.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, Node.js, MERN Stack, MongoDB, Express.js, React, MUI (Material UI), Next.js, CSS, SQL, HTML, APIs


  • Back-office Dashboard for Fashion Space, Inc.

    A social network app for fashion designers, models, photographers, and all other categories surrounding the fashion industry. I was a front-end developer and liaised with the back-end developer to wire up their REST APIs to the app.

  • Front-end Development Project

    Integrated GraphQL API into the website by replacing legacy REST API endpoints. I also performed search engine optimization and improved Google Analytics results, working in an Agile environment with daily stand-up meetings.

  • React Development Project

    Integrated custom classes with Bootstrap's grid system using LESS while following progressive web app standards. I also implemented industry-standard accessibility techniques and improved SEO by introducing server-side rendering.


  • Languages

    JavaScript, TypeScript, CSS, HTML, SQL, CSS3, PHP, Java, C#, Less, HTML5, GraphQL
  • Frameworks

    React Native, Express.js, Tailwind CSS, Redux, Next.js, MUI (Material UI),, Bootstrap, Angular, Laravel, Jest, Nuxt.js, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Capybara, Electron
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Vue, jsPDF, Node.js, Redux Form, React Native for Web, Redux-Saga, REST APIs, Vuex, Twilio API, Stripe
  • Tools

    Redux Thunk, JSX, SendGrid, Jira, Figma, GitHub
  • Platforms

    Visual Studio Code, MacOS, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Other

    Front-end Architecture, APIs, Application Engineering, Gatsby, SaaS, Hybrid Apps, Social Networks, Bug Fixes, Web Accessibility, Server-side Rendering, UI Components, Sales Forecasting, MERN Stack, Websites, Front-end, Vue-router, Apollo, Styled-components, Single Sign-on (SSO), User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Legacy Code, eCommerce
  • Paradigms

    Kanban, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Agile, Object-oriented Design (OOD), Automated Testing, Unit Testing
  • Storage

    MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL


  • Coursework Toward Associate Degree in Computer Science
    2006 - 2008
    Forsyth Technical College - Winston-Salem, NC, USA

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