Saburo Suzuki, Software Developer in Tokyo, Japan
Saburo Suzuki

Software Developer in Tokyo, Japan

Member since September 4, 2017
Saburo is a full-time freelancer with nine years of development experience. In his career, he has worked on web development and is exceptionally skilled in Ruby on Rails, PHP, and JavaScript and its frameworks. Saburo communicates complex ideas clearly and accurately and works well in teams of all sizes.
Saburo is now available for hire




Tokyo, Japan



Preferred Environment

Ubuntu, OS X, Sublime, GitHub, VS Code

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is an online gift card store built with Ruby on Rails.


  • Full-stack Developer

    2018 - 2019
    Thirty Madison Inc (via Toptal)
    • Developing an API with GraphQL.
    • Created the UI/UX with React and Styled-component.
    • Supported a responsive design with SCSS.
    • Implemented TDD and BDD with RSpec and Cypress.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, TypeScript, React, GraphQL, Apollo, RSpec, Cypress
  • Senior Front-end Developer

    2018 - 2018
    S3: Shapiro Settlement Solutions (via Toptal)
    • Developed a single-page application that is used as a management tool for law entities; used React and Apollo.
    • Created AWS Lambda functions to track and store the details of law entities.
    • Updated the back end and GraphQL.
    Technologies: React, GraphQL, Node.js, Express.js, AWS Lambda, Microservice
  • Lead Developer

    2012 - 2016
    • Developed REST APIs for web and iOS applications.
    • Built a single-page application with Angular and React.
    • Developed SaaS products with a team.
    • Led the development of a job-posting system.
    • Developing real-estate management with Laravel/Vue.js.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, MEAN, MERN Stack
  • Web Developer

    2009 - 2011
    • Developed eCommerce websites.
    • Built custom CMS and SaaS products.
    • Contributed, as a team member, to the development of a social network.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, PHP, AngularJS


  • Migraine Treatments (Development)

    Take control of your migraines with personalized, ongoing treatment from doctors and ongoing support.

    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, GraphQL, React, Apollo, Webpack

  • Social Network (Development)

    I developed a formal social network that targeted college students.

    Technologies: PHP, CodeIgniter

  • Online Beanie Shop (Development)

    This eCommerce site was built with WooCommerce and sells beanies to women with cancer and other diseases that cause hair to fall out.

  • Gift Card Store (Development)

    This is an eCommerce project that was done for an online card store.

    Technologies: Ruby on Rails

  • Online Job Posting System (Development)

    I developed a job posting system to purchase a freelancing service as a project manager and team leader. It supports only small tasks such as content writing, graphical designs, and research.

    Technologies: Ruby on Rails

  • Fitness App (Development)

    I developed a fitness application and worked as a full-stack developer on this project. This was built with a REST API and as a standalone web app; the REST API also supports the iOS application.

  • Account Management System (Development)

    I developed a SaaS product that allows a customer to manage their Stripe account and clients easily. It also supports a JavaScript library that works on any other site, shows the history of each customer transaction, so clients can use that library to encourage their customers.

    Technologies: Ruby on Rails

  • Online Dating Network (Development)

    I developed an online dating website that targeted users in India. The interesting thing about this site was that a user could create multiple profiles for his or her relatives (son, daughter, brother, sister, and more).

    This site was built with AngularJS and the back-end was built with Ruby on Rails.


  • Languages

    Ruby, JavaScript, PHP, Python, GraphQL
  • Frameworks

    CodeIgniter, Angular, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Laravel, Express.js, Redux, Django
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js, jQuery, Vue.js, Redux-saga, Styled-components
  • Tools

    Sublime Text, Webpack, RSpec, React Apollo, RubyMine
  • Paradigms

    Functional Programming, Agile Software Development, MEAN Stack, Concurrent Programming
  • Platforms

    Linux, MacOS
  • Storage

    Redis, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • Industry Expertise

    Web Development
  • Other

    Senior Web


  • Bachelor's degree in Information and Communication Technology
    2004 - 2008
    University of Tokyo - Tokyo, Japan

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