Kyle Hilton, Developer in Lehi, UT, United States
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Kyle Hilton

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Software Developer

Lehi, UT, United States
Toptal Member Since
June 26, 2019

Kyle is a software engineer with experience in full-stack web application development and a passion for crafting top-notch web applications. With extensive experience in both Node.js and PHP stacks of varying architectures, he has a proven track record of delivering exceptional results. Known for his outstanding communication skills, Kyle is an efficient and passionate team member.


Redis, Mapbox, Storybook, Python, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, React, Node.js
Propel Inc.
Webpack, TypeScript, Python, Cordova, Vue
Quintric Corporation
Commerce, Stripe, PostgreSQL, Vue, Slim, PHP, Node.js




Preferred Environment

GitHub, MacOS, Vim Text Editor

The most amazing...

...thing I've built is a cryptocurrency management application interfacing with multiple platforms for the transferral of fiat and cryptocurrency.

Work Experience

Full-stack Software Engineer

2018 - PRESENT
  • Led the compilation of internal component library realizing a significant decrease in the prototyping of new layouts.
  • Supported a data visualization suite using JavaScript, Python, and various persistence technologies.
  • Organized the team's educational direction promoting a deep understanding of a wide variety of potential technologies.
  • Built a systemic analysis application joining the suite of tools into a central source of understanding.
  • Created code migrations scripts altering 3,000+ lines of code standardizing practices and paradigms.
Technologies: Redis, Mapbox, Storybook, Python, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, React, Node.js

Freelance Front-end Software Engineer

2019 - 2020
Propel Inc.
  • Implemented responsive CSS to develop multiple HTML5 mobile applications in Vue.js and built-in Cordova for iOS and Android.
  • Supported a team of QA engineers in the efficient handling of bugs.
  • Aided in the planning and implementation of a standardized design system.
Technologies: Webpack, TypeScript, Python, Cordova, Vue

Contributing Product Manager

2018 - 2019
Quintric Corporation
  • Headed team in developing, testing, and deploying web and mobile applications used in successful initiation of 2,000+ transactions.
  • Oversaw development of diverse payment system, integrating with Stripe payment wallet and Coinbase Commerce to ensure secure and compliant transactions.
  • Architected secure cryptocurrency transfer environment, utilizing PostgreSQL notifications, Node daemons, and a PHP Slim API.
  • Implemented RTSP stream through sockets, allowing for thousands of viewers to audit banking practices.
  • Developed a mobile interface using React Native.
Technologies: Commerce, Stripe, PostgreSQL, Vue, Slim, PHP, Node.js

Software Engineer

2017 - 2018
United Precious Metal Association
  • Automated 10+ high-volume transactional processes, including deposits, member exchanges, withdrawals, and currency conversions.
  • Led team of front end engineers in refactoring outdated Angular 1.0 front end into Vue.js in 6 weeks.
  • Executed best practices in component architecture tripling code reuse in transactional automation.
  • Spearheaded relational database redesign, yielding 75% reduction in asset load time.
Technologies: Python, Stripe, PostgreSQL, AngularJS, Vue, Slim, PHP

Lead Software Engineer

2017 - 2018
Dominion Insurance Services
  • Constructed framework for port of 20+ year old LXP application to Vue.js with Express.js back end.
  • Implemented multi-dimensional scoping authorization library for diversified and customizable user types.
Technologies: PostgreSQL, Vue, Node.js

Technical Consultant/Software Engineer

2016 - 2017
Oklahoma City Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Automated proselytizing reporting methods, increasing accuracy by 60% and decreasing process time by 750+ working hours per year.
  • Constructed, beta tested, and successfully pitched database-driven reporting application prototype to global headquarters, within 3 month period.
  • Trained and led groups of 8+ volunteers in goal setting, relationship building, and efficient work habits.
Technologies: MySQL, AngularJS, Node.js

Contact Management Playground
This week-long build project was used to test architectural patterns and work through data-flow paradigms. It's built using Node.js and Express.js connected to a PostgreSQL database on the back end with full tests in Mocha/Supertest, and a Vue.js front end styled with ElementUI and compiled with Webpack, and full UI test in Cypress.

Crypto Escrow Portal
Quintric's Escrow Portal is a Vue.js application tapping into multiple services built in PHP Slim and Node.js. This project taps into the Bitshares API for wallet manipulation, communicating through PostgreSQL notifications for security, payment portal build implementing Stripe initially, Coinbase commerce, and 3rd party credit card and ACH payments. The UI Components are modified Vuetify.

Proselytizing Reporting Tool Prototype
This project allows missionaries (in areas of the world where carrying a smartphone is dangerous) to report progress with those they were working with directly from their dumb phone. It is built with a Node.js back end tied into a MySQL database. The application's user interface is driven by Twilio's Programmatic SMS API, as well as an AngluarJS front end for the viewing and exporting of aggregated reports. These reports are built through Google Sheets API.

Specie Legal Tender Banking Portal
This is the port of an existing application from AngularJS to Vue.js, this was completed in 6 weeks and tripled our production speed. It utilized ChartJS for visualization, Webpack for its build processes, and Vuetify for its UI Components.


JavaScript, Python, TypeScript, SQL, PHP


React, REST APIs, Node.js, Vue, Stripe, D3.js


JSON, PostgreSQL, SlimPHP, MySQL, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Redis


Express.js, React Native, AngularJS, Slim, Cypress


Vim Text Editor, GitHub, Sequelize, Webpack, Mocha


APIs, ChatGPT, Cordova, Storybook, Commerce




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