Pierre Ortega, Full-stack Developer in Las Vegas, NV, United States
Pierre Ortega

Full-stack Developer in Las Vegas, NV, United States

Member since May 3, 2021
Pierre is a full-stack developer who's worked in a range of roles, including as a front-end developer building scalable web platforms, a tools engineer designing and building new tools that simplify the developer experience, and as a back-end engineer implementing and optimizing core systems. Pierre can hit the ground running on many different project types, but he joined Toptal to join projects where he can contribute to the builds of full-stack web platforms.
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  • LOUD
    TypeScript, GraphQL, Shopify, Headless Commerce, Headless Software, Next.js...
  • GameGether (Unreleased)
    JavaScript, TypeScript, MongoDB, Firebase, REST APIs, Node.js, Vue...
  • Data Theorem
    JavaScript, Flow, Redux, MUI (Material UI), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), UX...



Las Vegas, NV, United States



Preferred Environment

MacOS, Visual Studio Code, Git, Prisma, JavaScript, TypeScript, GraphQL, REST APIs, Virtualization, React

The most amazing...

...project I've created a game stats app that gathers data, processes it, and stores it so it can be served in real time to thousands of users via the web app.


  • Chief Technology Officer

    2019 - PRESENT
    • Responsible for the development and delivery of the online store which peaked at 800,000 concurrent users at launch without a single difference in response time; used GatsbyJS, Workbox, and. the Shopify Storefront API.
    • Built and maintained an app that aggregates streaming data from Twitch and daily processes terabytes of data from 3 million broadcasters streaming on the platform.
    • Oversaw the creation of a platform that uses Facebook, Twitter, Twitch, TikTok, and YouTube API to gather data about influencers, which is then used to generate marketing reports and saves hours of work for the agency.
    Technologies: TypeScript, GraphQL, Shopify, Headless Commerce, Headless Software, Next.js, React, Node.js, JavaScript, Data Visualization, PostgreSQL, Redis, CSS, REST APIs, Express.js, Gatsby, APIs, Apollo, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Netlify, Vercel
  • Full-stack Engineer

    2019 - 2020
    GameGether (Unreleased)
    • Worked directly with the CTO to develop and iterate on the unreleased prototype based on testers’ feedback or business priorities.
    • Built a high-quality responsive web application from scratch with a short deadline, which included an integration with Firebase for real-time chats, Stripe and PayPal Marketplace for payments, and Agora for voice.
    • Integrated Apple Login, Stripe, PayPal Marketplace, Agora, and Firebase in the back end to support the web application and iOS app.
    • Migrated existing services from DigitalOcean Droplet to Google Cloud App Engine and MongoDB Atlas, which reduced dramatically the DevOps work required to deploy and create environments.
    • Implemented unreleased PayPal Marketplace support for the iOS app.
    Technologies: JavaScript, TypeScript, MongoDB, Firebase, REST APIs, Node.js, Vue, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), Kubernetes, CSS, Express.js, Expo, React Native, APIs, Apollo, Netlify
  • Front-end Engineer

    2018 - 2020
    Data Theorem
    • Led the award-winning API Cloud Discovery and Inspect product on the front end using modern tools such as React, Redux, and Flow.
    • Owned and delivered numerous key features from research, design, development, and delivery. Kept iterating and maintaining those features based on customer feedback or business priority changes.
    • Built a framework from scratch that handles fetching, schema validation, error states, and cache that helped other developers deliver features faster.
    • Worked with the UX team to keep consistent patterns across the app, including the creation of new tooling to implement it.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Flow, Redux, MUI (Material UI), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), UX, Vue, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), Tailwind CSS, CSS, REST APIs, APIs, Apollo
  • Tools Engineer

    2017 - 2018
    Super Evil Mega Corp Inc
    • Built an internal automation tool that reduced the size of the customer support flow when solving customer account issues.
    • Migrated mostly internal tools to a Docker environment, allowing an easy spin up of tools for each environment.
    • Oversaw the creation of several batch job scripts that allows customer support to easily solve problems which were required manual work and could take over ten hours to execute.
    • Collaborated with team members on the creation, improvisation, and implementation of various LiveOps tools that enabled customer support to solve their problems faster and allowing the development team to stay focused on work without being interrupted.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Meteor, MongoDB, Subversion (SVN), Blaze, AWS, React, Docker, Kubernetes, CSS, REST APIs, APIs, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)



    A web-based application that gathers data from matches played in a mobile game called Vainglory created by Super Evil Megacorp. It serves over 1.2 million monthly page views.

    I built from scratch an infrastructure to gather and process millions of matches played daily and store in a Couchbase database cluster that was deployed around the world using their replication feature.


  • Languages

    JavaScript, TypeScript, GraphQL, CSS
  • Frameworks

    Redux, MUI (Material UI), Next.js, Tailwind CSS, Express.js, React Native, Svelte
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js, Emotion API, REST APIs, Vue
  • Tools

    Prisma, Expo, Git, Subversion (SVN), Flow
  • Platforms

    Meteor, Firebase, Netlify, Docker, Kubernetes, MacOS, Visual Studio Code, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Shopify
  • Storage

    MongoDB, Redis, PostgreSQL, Couchbase
  • Other

    Apollo, Progressive Web Applications (PWA), Styled-components, i18n, APIs, Gatsby, Vercel, Headless Commerce, Headless Software, Virtualization, Blaze, AWS, UX, Data Visualization
  • Paradigms

    Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

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