Ilias Deros, Full-stack Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada
Ilias Deros

Full-stack Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada

Member since December 13, 2021
Ilias is a full-stack powerhouse. He has mastered JavaScript by building high-quality user interfaces, using top frameworks like React and Tailwind CSS. Thanks to his flexibility, Ilias delivers complete applications with a well-thought-out database and a blazing fast web server and maintains reliable infrastructures with thorough knowledge of Docker.
Ilias is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Sonder USA
    JavaScript, React, React Native, Docker, Kubernetes, Ruby on Rails (RoR)...
  • Breather Products Inc.
    React, Jira, Contentful, TypeScript, Node.js
  • Videri
    JavaScript, Ember.js, React, Redux, WebdriverIO, PostgreSQL, Ruby on Rails (RoR)

Experience

Location

Montreal, QC, Canada

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Visual Studio Code

The most amazing...

...save I've achieved was enabling a user's $500,000 cash transfer by debugging their failing transaction before it timed out.

Employment

  • Software Developer

    2019 - 2021
    Sonder USA
    • Rewrote the support staff's internal application from scratch using React. Estimated time savings summed up to a yearly $400,000 worth of manual effort.
    • Expedited the onboarding and project setup by 80 percent with a template for front-end projects.
    • Added push notifications to the mobile app, helping around 1,000 daily users with hotel-like checkout.
    • Maintained over 90 percent test coverage by educating and showing the importance of testing front-end applications.
    Technologies: JavaScript, React, React Native, Docker, Kubernetes, Ruby on Rails (RoR), PostgreSQL, GraphQL, React Apollo, TypeScript
  • Front-end Developer

    2018 - 2019
    Breather Products Inc.
    • Migrated the back-office software from Backbone to React, upgrading the UI and improving the efficiency of the support staff.
    • Enhanced cooperation between design and development teams by contributing to a unified design language.
    • Improved developer productivity with the Dockerization of custom front-end libraries.
    Technologies: React, Jira, Contentful, TypeScript, Node.js
  • Front-end Web Developer

    2016 - 2018
    Videri
    • Maintained an internal application used to monitor thousands of screens worldwide.
    • Mentored a QA team to lean on automation, reducing the manual tester headcount requirement from nine to four.
    • Collaborated closely with the design team to develop a high-performance React and Redux for private client use.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Ember.js, React, Redux, WebdriverIO, PostgreSQL, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Programmer

    2015 - 2016
    Beslogic
    • Migrated a client's site to Shopify, enabling the company to rebrand fully.
    • Integrated wireframes into a single-page application (SPA) using AngularJS and set up best practices for the team.
    • Headed the team towards Agile methodologies and crafted a workflow to help juggle three projects between four developers.
    Technologies: C#, MySQL, AngularJS, Shopify

Experience

  • Sonder's Back-office Application
    https://www.sonder.com/

    Working with a company on a mission to revolutionize the hospitality industry, my role at Sonder was to make the support agent's work as efficient as possible.

    The main tool support is using the back-office software, which my development team and I collaborated with the design team to re-write the application's front end and provide the necessary API to support it.

    Shortly after the product launch, we saw efficiency improvement with an estimated value in time savings of around $400,000 a year.

  • Charlotte Cardin's Merch Store
    https://www.charlottecardin.com/merch

    The Merch Store is an eCommerce platform promoting Charlotte Cardin, the Canadian singer, by selling merchandise such as shirts, hats, shoes, and albums.

    A four-person North American company that was in charge of merchandising previously had to contact a developer any time a change was required on the store pages.

    I delivered a Shopify website that seamlessly transitioned to the buyers as the existing styles and links were perfectly ported from the current site. In addition, products and branding can now be maintained by anyone without a developer's assistance.

    Since then, the store has been serving an average of 100 daily orders and many more on new album releases.

  • Vincent d'Amerique's Boutique
    https://vincentdamerique.com/

    Vincent d'Amerique's Boutique is an online eCommerce selling clothes for men. While the store was successful, the site was costing thousands of dollars each month due to the high-maintenance nature of the technology it was based on. While collaborating with a designer and another developer on the migration and rebranding of the site, my contribution was to reduce maintenance costs by 80 percent using Shopify.

  • Le Studio Sanctuaire
    https://www.lestudiosanctuaire.com/

    In a small town named Magog, an opportunity arose to improve the local community's well-being.

    To help kick off a brand new yoga studio, I helped set up a Squarespace site, from scheduling classes to integrating payments and handling taxes.

Skills

  • Languages

    CSS, JavaScript, TypeScript, SQL, GraphQL, Java, PHP, C#, HTML
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Stripe, Node.js
  • Platforms

    Shopify, Visual Studio Code, Docker, Android, Magento, Kubernetes, Contentful
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ember.js, React Native, Redux, AngularJS
  • Tools

    React Apollo, WebdriverIO, Jira
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, MySQL
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development
  • Other

    eCommerce, Squarespace, PayPal, Styled-components, ParcelJS, AWS

Education

  • Associate Degree in Computer Programming
    2012 - 2015
    College Bois-de-Boulogne - Montreal, Canada

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