Stéphane P. Péricat, Front-end Developer in Chicago, IL, United States
Stéphane P. Péricat

Front-end Developer in Chicago, IL, United States

Member since October 11, 2014
Stéphane is a front-end engineer with over 10 years' experience who specializes in building performant and scalable JavaScript-based web applications. He enjoys working in a team of talented developers, sharing his experience and knowledge with others, and learning new technologies.
Stéphane is now available for hire


  • Morningstar
    Jenkins, Jest, Webpack, SCSS, Vue, Node.js, JavaScript
  • Apex Systems
    SCSS, Angular, Node.js, JavaScript
  • Backbase
    Subversion (SVN), Maven, Jenkins, JavaScript, CSS, HTML



Chicago, IL, United States



Preferred Environment

Pixelmator, ITerm, Visual Studio Code, VS Code, Git, MacOS

The most amazing...

...product I've built is a complete online retail banking solution for one of the biggest banks in Kuwait.


  • Senior Software Engineer

    2016 - PRESENT
    • Developed software.
    • Automated the testing process.
    • Ensured that all code met quality expectations.
    • Coached junior developers.
    • Wrote documentation.
    Technologies: Jenkins, Jest, Webpack, SCSS, Vue, Node.js, JavaScript
  • Contract Software Engineer

    2015 - 2016
    Apex Systems
    • Developed software.
    • Handled testing and code review.
    • Documented new and existing software.
    • Trained new hires.
    Technologies: SCSS, Angular, Node.js, JavaScript
  • Front-End Consultant

    2014 - 2015
    • Developed and documented software.
    • Consulted on technical matters and trained new hires.
    Technologies: Subversion (SVN), Maven, Jenkins, JavaScript, CSS, HTML
  • JavaScript Enginner

    2012 - 2014
    Spil Games
    • Built the API.
    • Developed the gaming portals.
    • Created developer tooling.
    • Conducted training and coaching.
    • Wrote documentation.
    Technologies: Jenkins, Git, CSS, HTML, JavaScript
  • Web Developer

    2008 - 2012
    • Wrote HTML newsletters.
    • Developed an email marketing application.
    • Set up the Wordpress environment.
    • Developed using Drupal and Magento.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML


  • Markets Dashboard POC

    A proof of concept for a cross-platform market monitoring application built with Vue.js and Electron.

  • Electron: Cross-platform Desktop Apps Made Easy (Publication)
    Building cross-platform desktop applications has been something of a nightmare for a very long time, as extreme differences between popular desktop operating systems makes it a challenging feat. However, in light of newer tools and frameworks like Electron, building a cross-platform desktop application has never been easier. In this article, Toptal engineer Stéphane P. Péricat walks us through a step-by-step tutorial to building a cross-platform password key-ring desktop application using technologies that most of us are already familiar with.
  • MIDI Tutorial: Creating Browser-Based Audio Applications Controlled by MIDI Hardware (Publication)
    Modern web browsers provide a rich set of APIs; some of which have been around for a long time, and have since been used to build powerful web applications. Web Audio API has been popular among HTML5 game developers, however, the Web MIDI API and its capabilities have yet to be utilized. In this article, Toptal engineer Stéphane P. Péricat guides you through the basics of the Web MIDI API, and shows you how to build a simple monosynth to play with your favorite MIDI device.


  • Languages

    SCSS, HTML5, CSS3, ECMAScript (ES6), JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, Less
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap, Jest, Electron, Express.js, AngularJS, Angular
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, Vue, Vue 2, jQuery, Sinon.JS, MooTools
  • Tools

    Git, Jira, Vue CLI, Webpack, Gulp, Adobe Photoshop, Mocha, Karma, Mongoose, Maven, Subversion (SVN), VS Code, ITerm, Pixelmator, Grunt, Jenkins
  • Paradigms

    Scrum, Agile Software Development, Unit Testing, Test-driven Development (TDD)
  • Platforms

    OS X, Ubuntu, Linux, MacOS, Visual Studio Code
  • Other

    Front-end, Web Development, Front-end Development, Unix Shell Scripting
  • Storage

    MongoDB, CouchDB


  • Associate's Degree in ICT
    2001 - 2003
    Université François-Rabelais - Tours, France


  • M101JS: MongoDB for Node.js Developers
    MongoDB, Inc.

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