Matthew Parsons, Software Developer in Seattle, WA, United States
Matthew Parsons

Software Developer in Seattle, WA, United States

Member since February 27, 2017
As a software developer with over a decade of experience, Matthew's built a multitude of websites and interactive applications for various clients. He's currently focused on the JavaScript language and development with React, Angular, and Vue.js. Matthew is also well versed in PHP, HTML5, and CSS3.
Matthew is now available for hire




Seattle, WA, United States



Preferred Environment

GitHub, Bitbucket, Sublime Text, iOS

The most amazing...

...project I've built was a completely custom WordPress theme with WebGL animations.


  • UI Developer

    2020 - 2020
    Under NDA (via Toptal)
    • Worked with a cross-functional team to build out UI.
    • Followed scaled agile with PI planning.
    • Responsible for the translation of the UX wireframes and UI visuals to code that will produce aesthetic and functional elements of the application.
    • Established UI best practices, code consistency, high-quality graphic standards, and branding.
    • Implemented responsive design, development, and mobile optimization.
    Technologies: SCSS, Angular, TypeScript, React
  • Front-end Developer

    2019 - 2019
    Optimizely, Inc.
    • Built client-side A/B tests for us on a variety of platforms.
    • Worked on existing high-profile client websites such as Kaiser Permanente, Lifetouch, Sylvan Learning, and many others.
    • Modified existing site pages and creating cross browser pixel perfect A/B tests for improved conversions.
    Technologies: CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, React, AngularJS
  • Front-end Developer

    2019 - 2019
    Fiducioso Advisors, Inc.
    • Used Google's Polymer library to implement a fresh look-and-feel for a web app to match the designer’s mock-ups.
    • Created a reusable and customizable application that allowed the web app to be deployed for multiple customers with slight variations.
    Technologies: Polymer, CSS, HTML5, HTML, JavaScript
  • Front-end Developer

    2018 - 2018
    • Used jQuery and D3.js to create a customizable dashboard.
    • Built a reusable and scalable framework.
    • Worked with external APIs to pull in dynamic data to allow users to build and customize a personal dashboard.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML, jQuery, D3.js, JavaScript
  • UI Developer

    2018 - 2018
    • Converted a prototype to a working product using React and Redux.
    • Used Jest with React to build unit tests for CI/CD.
    • Worked with other developers on the team to build a reusable framework.
    Technologies: React
  • Lead Developer

    2015 - 2017
    Unfold Agency
    • Acted as the technical lead on assigned projects—ensuring adherence to the highest professional quality standards for software development while meeting all the project objectives.
    • Served as a significant contributor to internal technology solutions that resulted in increased company capabilities.
    • Aided in the scoping of projects and ensured that the engineering scope, schedule, and budgets are accurate.
    • Created an internal tool utilizing jQuery and Google Docs for testing file data and file names against a list of required specifications.
    • Built HTML5 interactive games using Canvas and the library.
    Technologies: Angular, React, jQuery, JavaScript
  • Interactive Developer

    2013 - 2015
    • Created single-page applications for the world's top entertainment companies.
    • Aided in scoping projects.
    • Worked with multiple JavaScript libraries.
    • Built interactive experiences that function across all required browsers and mobile devices.
    • Worked on teams large and small on a range of projects from 20 page sites with CMS to single-page applications.
    Technologies: Laravel, Angular, React, jQuery, JavaScript
  • Lead Developer

    2011 - 2013
    Production Critic
    • Led a dynamic team to create a review site.
    • Guided the scoping and individual projects and ensured schedule and budget were accurately managed.
    • Built custom Drupal modules that handle the specific needs of the site.
    • Created a custom Drupal theme that was responsive and was supported across all major devices and browsers.
    • Aided in the creation and building of the overall UI/UX of the site.
    Technologies: Drupal, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML
  • Front-end Developer

    2009 - 2011
    KERN Agency
    • Hand-coded HTML/CSS email templates and small landing pages.
    • Took completed designs from Photoshop and created all the assets.
    • Built pixel-perfect websites and emails.
    • Tested emails for integrity and created templates for future use to speed up the development time.
    • Created sites and emails that were supported across all required platforms and devices.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML



    This was built using Laravel as the CMS and React for the front-end. I was hired to help the lead developer on this project to create JavaScript animations using the GreenSock library and to create additional pages while incorporating them into the already established back-end.

  • Omnia Night Club

    While on the team at AvatarLabs, I built the front-end of this custom WordPress template.

  • Alice Slider Puzzle

    An HTML5 interactive game utilizing the library, Canvas, and a GreenSock library for animations.

  • FYF Fest

    A custom developed SquareSpace website.


  • Languages

    CSS3, Sass, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, PHP, HTML, TypeScript, SCSS
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, React, D3.js, Polymer
  • Platforms

    WordPress, Drupal, iOS
  • Other

    Front-end Development
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, AngularJS, Angular
  • Tools

    Grunt, Sublime Text, Bitbucket, GitHub
  • Storage


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