Ibukunoluwa Popoola, Developer in London, United Kingdom
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Ibukunoluwa Popoola

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Front-end Developer

Location
London, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
March 17, 2022

Ibukunoluwa is a dynamic software engineer with over five years of experience as an innovative front-end developer. A high-impact team contributor who elevates sales and user experiences, he is excellent in open source and startups and an expert in application development and architecture. Ibukunoluwa's creative problem-solving and keen understanding of emerging technologies consistently deliver cutting-edge solutions.

Portfolio

Hatch Transformers Inc.
TypeScript, Node.js, React, NoSQL, JavaScript, Web Development, Terraform...
Farmgirl Flowers
JavaScript, React, TypeScript, Haml, SCSS, Material UI, Agile...
Chithub
Software Architecture, Front-end, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI)...

Experience

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Windows, Slack, Jira, Figma, Chrome, Postman, MacOS

The most amazing...

...achievement is spearheading successful app implementation in a pioneering startup specializing in intelligent security solutions and traffic enforcement.

Work Experience

Lead Front-end Developer

2023 - PRESENT
Hatch Transformers Inc.
  • Transformed a React/Node.js application with USB functionality, boosting page load efficiency by 50% and achieving a 40% surge in subscribed users.
  • Managed AWS deployment with Lambda and CDK, achieving a 20% CI/CD speed improvement.
  • Executed launch processes, resulting in a notable 50% surge in the adoption of our products within the inaugural month.
Technologies: TypeScript, Node.js, React, NoSQL, JavaScript, Web Development, Terraform, Auth0, Amazon Web Services (AWS), CI/CD Pipelines, Material UI, TypeORM, Jest, React Testing Library, GraphQL, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Management, AWS CLI, Human-computer Interaction (HCI), English, Communication, Data Structures, Algorithms, Emotion Library, React Router, React Navigation, Web Applications, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), API Development, API Integration, Axios, React Query, Full-stack Development, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Front-end Design, Front-end Architecture, Architecture, Git, Vite

Senior Front-end Developer

2022 - 2023
Farmgirl Flowers
  • Developed and optimized an eCommerce application using React, JavaScript, TypeScript, Material UI, and SCSS, resulting in a 45% uptick in sales.
  • Championed the adoption of industry standards and best practices, improving accessible design compliance by 40%.
  • Led the overhaul of email marketing templates during peak periods, employing React, TypeScript, and CSS, producing a remarkable 30% increase in profits through email engagement tracked through embedded analytics.
Technologies: JavaScript, React, TypeScript, Haml, SCSS, Material UI, Agile, Styled-components, Jest, Ruby on Rails (RoR), GitHub, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Windows, Slack, Jira, Chrome, Front-end, MacOS, Front-end Development, Web, UI Development, Leadership, Docker, APIs, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Web Development, CI/CD Pipelines, React Testing Library, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), NoSQL, Human-computer Interaction (HCI), English, Communication, Data Structures, Algorithms, Emotion Library, React Router, React Navigation, Web Applications, API Development, API Integration, Axios, React Query, Full-stack Development, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Front-end Design, Front-end Architecture, Architecture, Git, Vite

Lead Front-end Developer

2020 - 2023
Chithub
  • Led the architecture of scalable front-end applications within a dynamic startup environment utilizing a microservice architecture of traffic software, resulting in a 30% rise in application performance.
  • Streamlined traffic management for over 10 million users, reducing load times by 40% and improving SEO by 60%.
  • Orchestrated the translation of stakeholder requirements into innovative software solutions using React/Next.js and the Node.js stack, yielding a 50% reduction in the development cycle.
  • Mentored junior developers in best practices for improving accessibility and code re-usability across projects, leading to a 30% upsurge in company employees.
Technologies: Software Architecture, Front-end, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), React, TypeScript, Figma, Management, AWS CLI, RabbitMQ, GraphQL, Next.js, Web Development, CI/CD Pipelines, React Testing Library, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), NoSQL, Human-computer Interaction (HCI), English, Communication, Data Structures, Algorithms, Emotion Library, React Router, React Navigation, Web Applications, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), API Development, API Integration, Axios, React Query, Ant Design, Full-stack Development, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Front-end Design, Front-end Architecture, Architecture, Git, Vite

Senior Front-end Developer

2022 - 2022
XHaven
  • Boosted user experience by 40% through the development of web pages and React components for an NFT marketplace.
  • Handled back-end architecture and functionality using Node.js and Sequelize as the ORM to easily include Web 3.0 functionality and optimize SQL queries, translating to faster load time and a better user experience.
  • Provided full-stack support to directors for the successful launch of the website's second version at the Cryptocurrency Event in New York City.
  • Integrated Google Analytics into the web pages to monitor activity and guide business decisions.
  • Developed web pages and React components using Next.js and TypeScript for an NFT marketplace to enable users to view and take action on their collections and tokens by integrating with the blockchain.
  • Slashed load times by 50% by optimizing the back-end architecture with Node.js and Sequelize.
Technologies: React, Next.js, TypeScript, Node.js, Tailwind CSS, Blockchain, User Experience (UX), Unit Testing, Jest, SQL, Sequelize, Figma, Express.js, GitHub, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Windows, Slack, Jira, Chrome, Agile, REST APIs, Front-end, Full-stack, MacOS, Front-end Development, Web, UI Development, Docker, APIs, Web Development, CI/CD Pipelines, React Testing Library, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), NoSQL, Human-computer Interaction (HCI), English, Communication, Data Structures, Algorithms, Emotion Library, React Router, React Navigation, Web Applications, API Development, API Integration, Axios, React Query, Full-stack Development, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Front-end Design, Front-end Architecture, Architecture, Git

Senior JavaScript Developer

2021 - 2022
Gitstart
  • Led a cross-functional team to achieve a substantial 30% boost in code implementation efficiency, harnessing the power of React, Next.js, and GraphQL.
  • Bolstered test coverage by 40% through the strategic use of Jest and React Testing Library, leading to more completed tasks and positive client feedback in the first three months.
  • Succeeded in building B2B applications for international clients, achieving a 20% increase in user satisfaction ratings and integrated localization capabilities, resulting in a 40% expansion in international market reach.
  • Consumed GraphQL endpoints and optimized page rendering with Apollo Client.
  • Developed B2B and admin applications for international clients and integrated localization for multi-language applications.
  • Improved test coverage by 40% with Jest and React Testing Library.
Technologies: React, Next.js, Styled-components, React Apollo, GraphQL, Unit Testing, Agile, GitHub, Jest, Apollo, CSS, Front-end, Full-stack, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Integration Testing, i18n, JavaScript, Tailwind CSS, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Windows, Slack, Jira, Chrome, SCSS, REST APIs, MacOS, Front-end Development, Web, UI Development, Docker, Mongoose, MongoDB, APIs, Web Development, CI/CD Pipelines, React Testing Library, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Management, AWS CLI, NoSQL, Human-computer Interaction (HCI), English, Communication, Data Structures, Algorithms, Emotion Library, React Router, React Navigation, React Native, Web Applications, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), API Development, API Integration, Axios, React Query, Ant Design, Full-stack Development, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Front-end Design, Front-end Architecture, Architecture, Git

React Developer

2020 - 2022
Ventinel
  • Spearheaded initiatives driving a remarkable 20% growth in company efficiency, surpassing project timelines with meticulous frontend development.
  • Achieved a substantial 40% growth in sales through the implementation of a scalable design.
  • Crafted SEO strategies to achieve prominent rankings across top browser platforms.
  • Championed contributions to open-source by leading the development of a reusable component library hosted on npm garnering over 20,000 downloads in the first month.
Technologies: React, TypeScript, SQL, PostgreSQL, SCSS, TypeORM, Node.js, Express.js, REST APIs, Agile, GitHub, Jest, CSS, Sass, Front-end, Full-stack, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Postman, JavaScript, Next.js, React Redux, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Windows, Slack, Jira, Chrome, Front-end Development, Web, UI Development, APIs, Web Development, CI/CD Pipelines, React Testing Library, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Human-computer Interaction (HCI), English, Communication, Data Structures, Algorithms, Emotion Library, React Router, React Navigation, Web Applications, API Development, Axios, React Query, Full-stack Development, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Front-end Design, Front-end Architecture, Architecture, Git

Front-end Developer

2020 - 2021
ChitHub Traffic System Management Company Ltd
  • Improved traffic management control by 70% by delivering tools that assisted the government in enforcing traffic rules and regulations with a range of products for official and public use with over 800,000 users.
  • Optimized load-time of user and administrative applications by 50% by developing designs to meet specific requirements, utilizing React, Redux, and TypeScript.
  • Slashed administrative costs by 30% by negotiating pricing and fees while ensuring the continuation and enhancement of the services, delivering creative proposals, and designing best practices.
  • Managed full-cycle design tasks from conception to completion.
Technologies: React, TypeScript, Redux, SCSS, REST APIs, Agile, HTML, GitHub, CSS, Sass, Front-end, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Design, Firebase, Material UI, Postman, JavaScript, React Redux, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Windows, Slack, Chrome, Front-end Development, Web, UI Development, Leadership, Docker, Python 3, MongoDB, Mongoose, Jupyter, Data Analysis, APIs, Next.js, Web Development, CI/CD Pipelines, React Testing Library, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), RabbitMQ, Human-computer Interaction (HCI), English, Communication, Data Structures, Algorithms, Emotion Library, React Router, React Navigation, Web Applications, Axios, React Query, Full-stack Development, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Front-end Design, Front-end Architecture, Architecture, Git

Front-end Developer

2020 - 2020
HNG
  • Spearheaded teams of front-end interns for user projects.
  • Developed site layouts and user interfaces using HTML and CSS practices and produced websites compatible with multiple browsers.
  • Selected as one of the top 100 finalists from a pool of over 20,000 developers.
Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, React, HTML, GitHub, CSS, Front-end, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Design, Postman, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Windows, Slack, Chrome, Front-end Development, Web, UI Development, Web Development, English, Communication, Data Structures, Algorithms, Emotion Library, React Router, React Navigation, Web Applications, React Query, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Front-end Design, Git

JS Jobbs

https://jsjobbs.com
Took the helm in developing an innovative web application for creating and applying for JavaScript jobs utilizing React, TypeScript, and Node.js. It sparked a notable 30% increase in user retention rates due to streamlined posting and application processes.

Traffic Fine Payment System

Leveraged React, TypeScript, Redux for state management, Sass, and Material UI to develop a React-based application tailored for Nigerian users to view and manage their allocated traffic fines seamlessly. I proactively orchestrated the integration of payment processing with global providers such as Interswitch, Remita, and Paystack, resulting in a 40% increase in fine payments and a 50% decrease in contestation processing time, significantly elevating user satisfaction and operational efficiency.

GTPixels

A personal full-stack application for my photography business.

I utilized React, TypeScript, and React gallery packages for a beautiful gallery display and Node.js. and TypeScript to develop REST APIs and PostgreSQL for database management.
2022 - 2023

Master's Degree in Advanced Software Engineering

King's College London - London, United Kingdom

2014 - 2019

Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering

University of Lagos - Lagos, Nigeria

OCTOBER 2020 - PRESENT

Algorithmic Toolbox

University of California, San Diego | via Coursera

Libraries/APIs

React, REST APIs, React Testing Library, Emotion Library, React Router, React Navigation, React Query, Node.js, API Development, React Redux, Three.js

Tools

Jira, GitHub, Git, Postman, Figma, Mongoose, Jupyter, Auth0, AWS CLI, RabbitMQ, Slack, React Apollo, Sequelize, Terraform

Frameworks

Chrome, Next.js, Redux, Material UI, Ant Design, Express.js, Jest, Tailwind CSS, Ruby on Rails (RoR), React Native, NestJS, Svelte

Languages

JavaScript, HTML5, TypeScript, SCSS, HTML, CSS, Sass, Python 3, Python, CSS3, SQL, GraphQL, Haml

Paradigms

Agile, Human-computer Interaction (HCI), Unit Testing, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Management, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Software Testing, Model-driven Engineering (MDE)

Platforms

Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Windows, Web, Firebase, MacOS, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Blockchain

Storage

PostgreSQL, MongoDB, NoSQL

Other

Data Structures, Algorithms, Front-end, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Communication, English, Front-end Development, UI Development, APIs, Web Development, Web Applications, Axios, Front-end Design, Front-end Architecture, Styled-components, Full-stack, Design, Leadership, FastAPI, Data Analysis, Sentiment Analysis, CI/CD Pipelines, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), API Integration, Full-stack Development, Architecture, Vite, TypeORM, Apollo, Integration Testing, i18n, Security Engineering, Security Management, Software Architecture, Cryptocurrency, Distributed Ledgers, Financial Software, OpenAI GPT-4 API, OpenAI GPT-3 API

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