Orvis Evans, Software Developer in Portland, OR, United States
Orvis Evans

Software Developer in Portland, OR, United States

Member since March 29, 2018
Orvis excels at full-stack development of web and desktop data processing applications using React, Electron, and Node.js. In addition to designing and developing pioneering software products for small companies with diverse goals since 2015, Orvis has designed, implemented, and owned complex technical solutions for multimillion-dollar projects. One notable application he developed translates 3D animation data into real-world motion for 10,000-pound performance animatronics in Wynn Casino.
Orvis is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Freelance
    HTML, CSS, Node.js, Express.js, jQuery, Git, Shopify, WordPress, React...
  • Michael Curry Design
    MERN Stack, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Node.js, Electron, PLC, Python, JavaScript

Experience

Location

Portland, OR, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Windows, Git, VS Code, Linux

The most amazing...

...application I've created is a data translation tool to convert 3D animation data into real-world motion for 10,000lb performance animatronics in Wynn Casino.

Employment

  • Full-stack Web Developer

    2017 - 2020
    Freelance
    • Created rich, full-stack web applications for a wide variety of clients, working as a solo individual contributor.
    • Developed a custom crowdfunding platform for a non-profit theater company in Singapore to raise $15,000 for its initial season of shows.
    • Built an online portal for a professional (based in the US West Coast) to manage their high-anonymity clients, schedule phone calls, and deliver digital products.
    • Created custom sales analysis tools for a small business to optimize the timing of its Instagram posts and sale events, resulting in a 15% increase in client conversion.
    • Built WordPress and Shopify websites with customized themes for eCommerce clients.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, Node.js, Express.js, jQuery, Git, Shopify, WordPress, React, JavaScript
  • Electromechanical Designer

    2014 - 2020
    Michael Curry Design
    • Developed a full-stack data translation tool for millions of points of 3D animation data. The tool was used in-house by non-technical personnel in quick and stressful situations. Its speed, UX, and resistance to malformed data were high priorities.
    • Integrated novel third-party frameworks for GPS control into a bespoke application for operator control of an unmanned naval drone.
    • Designed, implemented, and owned complex technical solutions for multimillion-dollar projects, with minimal supervision.
    • Managed timelines, training, and prioritization for a small team.
    • Interfaced, in person, with clients and subcontractors located overseas.
    Technologies: MERN Stack, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Node.js, Electron, PLC, Python, JavaScript

Experience

  • Markup Viewer Microservice (Development)

    This scratch-built markup viewer microservice uses JavaScript, React, and CSS (Sass) to preview common forum markup. I built this microservice as a simple example of my programmatic front-end capabilities.

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, Python, HTML, CSS, Sass
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap, Express.js, Redux, Electron
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js, jQuery
  • Tools

    Git, VS Code
  • Other

    MERN Stack
  • Platforms

    WordPress, Shopify, Windows
  • Storage

    MongoDB

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Dramatic Arts
    2006 - 2010
    University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Certifications

  • Front-end Libraries
    JULY 2020 - PRESENT
    freeCodeCamp
  • Legacy Back End
    FEBRUARY 2018 - PRESENT
    freeCodeCamp
  • Legacy Front End
    OCTOBER 2015 - PRESENT
    freeCodeCamp
  • JavaScript Algorithms and Data Structures
    JULY 2011 - PRESENT
    freeCodeCamp

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