Simon Sturmer, Software Developer in San Mateo, CA, United States
Simon Sturmer

Software Developer in San Mateo, CA, United States

Member since October 24, 2019
Simon is a software engineer, consultant, trainer, speaker, open-source contributor, and a lifelong learner. He has a passion for building strong digital products for mobile and web. Simon has worked as a front-end engineer at Facebook and at Google, and he is currently providing consultations, training, and development with a focus on React Native.
Simon is now available for hire




San Mateo, CA, United States



Preferred Environment

VS Code, Bash, iOS, Chrome, MacOS

The most amazing... talk I was invited to present overseas in 2017 was later published online and ended up getting 90,000 views from developers around the world.


  • Trainer

    2018 - PRESENT
    DevelopIntelligence LLC
    • Built training curriculums, evaluated the custom training needs of organizations, and delivered training to help level up their React, React Native, and TypeScript knowledge. Training classes are usually 2-3 days with 10-20 people.
    Technologies: React Native, React, TypeScript
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2018 - 2019
    Google, Inc.
    • Introduced TypeScript to a performance-sensitive mobile framework that's used in the YouTube main app as well as several other products, such as YouTube creator studio and YouTube kids.
    • Contributed as part of a technical committee tasked with making architectural decisions for mobile frameworks used within YouTube.
    • Collaborated with other teams across different orgs in Google, including Dragonglass and Google Search Assistant to help bring innovations from YouTube's mobile framework to other products.
    Technologies: TypeScript, JavaScript
  • Front-end Engineer

    2013 - 2015
    Facebook, Inc
    • Integrated React into various interfaces used by advertisers to create and manage their Facebook ads. Also built the JS tracking “pixel” for the ads team that is currently in use on over a billion webpages in the world.
    • Contributed to developer tooling that was used by thousands of engineers inside Facebook and open-sourced to eventually be used by many more thousands of developers around the world.
    • Trained new hires including as a bootcamp mentor.
    Technologies: React Native, React, JavaScript


  • MarketWurks (Development)

    MarketWurks is a software system for farmer markets (and craft markets, food truck events, etc.) to help manage their market with tools for vendor signup, billing, placement/scheduling, venue maps, embedding features into public websites, and data collection.


  • Languages

    TypeScript, JavaScript, HTML5, Bash, GraphQL
  • Frameworks

    React Native, Chrome
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, React Native for Web, Node.js
  • Tools

    Expo, Flow, VS Code, Prisma
  • Paradigms

  • Platforms

    MacOS, iOS

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