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 November 13, 2018
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


  • GigWrks
    JavaScript, React, Redux, Redux-saga
  • Fashion Space, Inc
    PHP, Laravel, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, Hybrid Apps, Social Networks...
  • PopupCare
    Angular, JavaScript, TypeScript, Bootstrap, Less, Web Accessibility...



Mount Airy, NC, United States



Preferred Environment

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

The most amazing...

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


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
    Technologies: JavaScript, React, Redux, Redux Thunk, Redux Form, CSS3, Agile, UI Components, Sales Forecasting, Object-oriented Design (OOD)
  • 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
  • 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


  • 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 Developer

    • Integrated GraphQL API to the website by replacing legacy REST API endpoints.
    • Worked on Search engine optimization and improved google analytics.
    • Worked in an agile environment with stand-up meetings every day.


  • Languages

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

    React Native, Express.js, Tailwind CSS, Redux, Next.js,, Bootstrap, Angular, Laravel, Jest, Nuxt.js
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Vue.js, Node.js, Redux Form, React Native for Web, Redux-saga, REST APIs, Vuex
  • Tools

    Redux Thunk, JSX, SendGrid, Jira
  • Platforms

    Visual Studio Code, MacOS
  • Other

    Gatsby, Hybrid Apps, Social Networks, Bug Fixes, Web Accessibility, Server-side Rendering, UI Components, Sales Forecasting, MERN Stack, Websites, Front-end, Vue-router, Apollo
  • Paradigms

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

    MySQL, MongoDB


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

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