Shawn Milner, Software Developer in Sacramento, CA, United States
Shawn Milner

Software Developer in Sacramento, CA, United States

Member since July 7, 2020
Shawn is a creative and dedicated web developer who excels in optimizing the performance of user-centric, high-impact websites for nationwide, F500, and global companies. He completely revamped the face of a cosmetic brand's site and switched it to React, improving site stickiness by 21%, drastically reducing marketing expenditure. Shawn leverages technical and analytical skills to create dynamic, high-speed websites, apps, and platforms, fueling competitive advantage and revenue growth.
Shawn is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Seer.bio
    Bootstrap, Html2canvas, D3.js, ApexCharts.js, SCSS, HTML5, TypeScript, Angular
  • Younique
    Stripe Payments, Styled-components, Redux-saga, React
  • ExponentLabs
    MongoDB, Express.js, Node.js, Git, TypeScript, React Native, Redux-saga, React

Experience

Location

Sacramento, CA, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Slack, Git, VS Code, MacOS

The most amazing...

...front-end project I delivered was for the cosmetic market using React. It had a surprisingly profound effect on their client "stickiness" and sales.

Employment

  • Senior Angular 8 developer

    2019 - 2020
    Seer.bio
    • Developed a dashboard for a group of scientists so they can more efficiently analyze protein folding outcomes without bias by using the violin chart in d3js.
    • Made information easily recognizable and organized so they can execute scientific methods with limited data with seamless flow built with Angular 8.
    • Set the stage to introduce machine learning by developing the dashboard.
    Technologies: Bootstrap, Html2canvas, D3.js, ApexCharts.js, SCSS, HTML5, TypeScript, Angular
  • Senior React Developer

    2019 - 2020
    Younique
    • Led front-end development and assisted with back-end programming for a website overhaul.
    • Ensured the technical feasibility and optimum functioning of design features that accelerated load-time by 17% and improved site stickiness by 21%.
    • Collaborated with company representatives to fully gather a sense of the style and feeling of the design.
    Technologies: Stripe Payments, Styled-components, Redux-saga, React
  • Full-stack Engineer

    2017 - 2018
    ExponentLabs
    • Designed the application architecture using TypeScript, React, Redux, React-Native, and Node.js.
    • Led the developers—completing code reviews to achieve maintainable and high-quality code.
    • Integrated a real-time WebSocket to see all changes intermediately.
    Technologies: MongoDB, Express.js, Node.js, Git, TypeScript, React Native, Redux-saga, React
  • Marketing Team Lead Developer

    2015 - 2017
    Adchill
    • Developed responsive web applications with React and AngularJS.
    • Mentored experienced developers who were new to JavaScript.
    • Collaborated with designers to resolve UX problems, improve operations, and provide exceptional customer service.
    • Led the technology definition and process development for the entire 15-person product team.
    Technologies: AngularJS, React, CSS3, HTML5, ECMAScript (ES6), JavaScript

Experience

  • eCommerce App for Cosmetics
    https://www.youniqueproducts.com/

    Completely revamped the face of a cosmetic brand's site and saw shockingly quantifiable results. This project served as a great example of what happens when you switch to React for your user interface. This can vastly improve the user's experience and, in turn, reduce marketing expenditure drastically to achieve the same if not better result. The gratitude from affiliates and vendors in this company was well received and personally very fulfilling.

  • Mortgage Valuation and Marketing Site
    https://www.hometap.com/

    This project is a great example of having both something attractive enough that a company can send traffic to, and that can also be used as a tool for customers and representatives. This is a three-in-one asset and another reason how web apps can simplify marketing and sales efforts.

  • Personal Care Branded Site
    https://www.forhims.com/

    This project created a better eCommerce journey and raised those dopamine levels with each scroll and mouse hover, giving people enough time to truly observe and understand what the brand conveys despite its sensitive nature. I worked as the senior React developer to revamp the website.

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, TypeScript, GraphQL, HTML5, CSS, Sass, SCSS, ECMAScript (ES6), CSS3
  • Frameworks

    Angular, Redux, Next.js, Bootstrap, AngularJS, React Native, Express.js
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Vue.js 2, GatsbyJS, D3.js, Node.js, ApexCharts.js, Redux-saga
  • Tools

    Git, VS Code, Slack, Html2canvas
  • Platforms

    Mapbox, MacOS
  • Other

    Web Development, Styled-components, Stripe Payments
  • Storage

    MongoDB

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Science
    2003 - 2007
    Westminster College - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

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