Ken Abe, UI Development Developer in Anchorage, AK, United States
Ken Abe

UI Development Developer in Anchorage, AK, United States

Member since November 16, 2017
An enthusiastic, experienced, and self-motivated full-stack web developer, Ken holds a variety of skills and experiences in many programming language and frameworks. He thoroughly understands the requirements for stellar web applications and tries to provide the best infrastructures to allow you to grow and scale in a safe-and-fast way.
Ken is now available for hire




Anchorage, AK, United States



Preferred Environment

macOS, Sublime Editor, GitHub, Chrome

The most amazing...

...thing I have worked on is the marketing platform that applies various A/B and variation tests to increase the marketing performance and optimization.


  • Full-stack Developer

    2018 - 2018
    Zen Cart
    • Create a pixel-perfect PDF with PhantomJS.
    • Fixed several style issues on the website by fixing SCSS.
    • Updated a Node.js back-end for performance.
    • Facilitated the Heroku deployment for a staging server.
    • Implemented Html2canvas feature upgrades.
    Technologies: JavaScript, AngularJS, Node.js, SCSS
  • Web Developer

    2016 - 2017
    • Developed a web application from scratch using React.js and Redux.
    • Built reusable components and containers for further development and usage.
    • Created test frameworks based on Mocha and Karma for unit and functional testing.
    • Implemented CSS3 and D3.js animations for button animations and page transitions.
    • Integrated a payment flow based on memberships and services that the users were using.
    Technologies: React.js, JavaScript, D3.js
  • Full-stack Developer

    2016 - 2017
    Altare Publishing, Inc.
    • Improved the marketing website for the products by implementing the design from the design team.
    • Applied growth hacking techniques (split tests and user interaction data) for optimizing the marketing funnels and sales.
    • Upgraded the core flow of the marketing websites by optimizing the project flow.
    • Sliced the PSDs and created the marketing website based on them.
    • Monitored in real-time a website for accidental outbreaks and issues.
    Technologies: JavaScript, PHP, CSS3, React.js, Vue.js, D3.js, Ruby on Rails, Magento
  • Front-end Developer

    2016 - 2017
    Boucher Stickley Group (Clarity CG)
    • Refactored the existing front-end framework in a more efficient way by implementing SCSS and components.
    • Integrated SCSS and Webpack for quick and real-time development.
    • Integrated unit and functional tests based on PhantomJS and Mocha.
    • Added Angular 2 animation for screen transitions and element animations.
    • Created a reusable element to be used in a further development phase.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Angular 2, CSS3, SCSS, Webpack, Ruby on Rails
  • Full-stack Developer

    2015 - 2016
    Tony Murphy
    • Created the back-end endpoints for food management APIs that is used in a mobile application.
    • Wrote unit and functional tests based on PhantomJS and Mocha.
    • Optimized the current MongoDB database for a better performance and faster queries.
    • Integrated cache and Memcache for server optimization.
    • Coordinated with the team for the future plans and architectures of the mobile application.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Node.js, DevOps, MongoDB


  • | Front-end Development (Development)

    I developed the front-end client application from scratch and based on React.js; also implemented the awesome UI/UX.

  • Altare Publishing Inc. | Full-stack Development (Development)

    I worked as a full-stack developer within the company where I developed various sites with other team members.

  • Open Source Contributions (Development)

    I opened issues and create PR for other issues concerning React.js.

  • Bank of Gotham City (Development)

    In 2011, I developed my first website; it was a test project for my university's faculty,

    I used various web technologies that were available and the best practices at the time. Afterwards, I became really invested in the project so I incorporated more features into it. That's the story of how my first web project started and how I got my first taste of web development.

    The project is a bank management system called The Bank of Gotham City (an artificial bank).

    Technology Stack: PHP, MySQL, CSS, JavaScript, HTML

  • Mobile Application | Back-end Development (Development)

    I created a RESTful API back-end based on Node.js, MongoDB, and Express.

  • Zen Cart Project (Development)

    A project for Zen Cart using MEAN Stack.


  • Languages

    CSS, HTML, PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, ECMAScript (ES6), SQL, SCSS, Ruby, Less, GraphQL, Python
  • Frameworks

    AngularJS, Angular Material, Angular, Ruby on Rails 4, CodeIgniter, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Aurelia, Ionic, React Native, Symfony
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Vue.js, jQuery, Vue.js 2, Shopify API, Node.js, D3.js, PhantomJS
  • Platforms

    Shopify, Magento, Meteor, Oracle
  • Other

    Freelance Developer, UI Development, A/B Testing
  • Storage

    MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Memcached
  • Tools

    Webpack, Karma, Mocha, Sublime Text 2, Notepad++
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development


  • Master's degree in Computer Engineering
    2013 - 2015
    Tokyo Institute of Technology - Tokyo, Japan
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering
    2009 - 2013
    Tokyo Institute of Technology - Tokyo, Japan

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