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Timothy A. Ronan

Timothy A. Ronan

Nashville, TN, United States
Member since September 15, 2015
Timothy is a front-end developer who specializes in data visualization, vector graphics, interactives, and animation. He has experience throughout the entire scope of web projects and has designed UI/UX, assets, templates, and projects. He's analyzed, cleaned, and converted data, and worked with databases and APIs. Embracing web experiences outside of the front-end has been instrumental in developing original, concise, and effective interfaces.
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  • JavaScript, 5 years
  • HTML, 5 years
  • jQuery, 4 years
  • SVG, 3 years
  • D3.js, 2 years
  • Sass, 2 years
  • Data Visualization, 2 years
  • Adobe Illustrator, 2 years
Nashville, TN, United States
Preferred Environment
OS X, Sublime Text, Git, Gulp, Vagrant, SASS
The most amazing...
...thing I've coded is a player dashboard that updates live based on over 25 filters on 18 stats and 5 graphs for each player.
  • Senior Web Developer
    2016 - PRESENT
    • Developed reusable interactive data-driven user interface components as a part of my research.
    • Communicated with teams that were spread across many countries.
    • Worked in an Agile Scrum environment.
    • Specialized in data visualizations.
    • Wrote tests for all developed code.
    • Assisted in project deployment as needed.
    Technologies: JavaScript, D3, CSS, HTML, Node, React, jQuery, Grunt, SVG, Mocha, Chai, Redux, Browserify, Underscore
  • D3 Specialist
    Maven 7 (via Toptal)
    2016 - 2016
    • Built custom data visualization that involved complex animations and mathematical solutions.
    • Wrote algorithms for drawing efficient transitions of different geometries with SVG.
    • Modified a tool to save SVG files as PNG with custom parameters.
    • Improved code base by merging multiple visualizations into an efficient singular visualization.
    • Worked with team based in Budapest on opposite schedules and delivered consistently.
    Technologies: D3, JavaScript, CSS
  • D3 Expert
    Membean (via Toptal)
    2016 - 2016
    • Modified custom data visualization to specs.
    • Designed and presented responsive solutions.
    • Developed responsive functionality into existing visualizations.
    • Assisted in data visualization design patterns.
    • Studied products to understand client needs.
    Technologies: D3, JavaScript, CSS, Sass
  • Lead Interactive Developer
    1 Point 21 Interactive
    2014 - 2016
    • Conceived, designed, developed, and deployed interactive sites, data, and in-house applications.
    • Specialized in data-driven interactive graphics.
    • Developed and presented product and project ideas. Analyzed data.
    • Built in-house applications for improving workflow.
    • Taught team members, acting as a resource for all company departments.
    Technologies: D3, JS, CSS3, HTML5, jQuery, Angular, PHP, MySQL, R, CouchDB
  • Front-end Developer
    2015 - 2015
    • Focused on JavaScript animations and data-driven graphics.
    • Created loading animations and AJAX for blogs.
    • Developed the interface for a custom portal.
    • Created data-driven graphs for a business-facing application.
    • Developed HTML and Responsive CSS updates.
    Technologies: JS, CSS3, HTML5, D3
  • Web Developer
    High Rank Websites
    2014 - 2015
    • Instrumental to production, planning, workflow, tech decisions, and company direction.
    • Created hand-written WordPress themes.
    • Built interactive information graphics.
    • Gave presentations and interviews, improved deployment, built new products, introduced site optimization, and implemented features across sites.
    • Created reusable interactive WordPress plugins.
    • Troubleshot and interviewed potential in-house and freelance developer work.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, CSS, HTML, Sass, D3, SVG, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Web Developer
    ePractice Media
    2013 - 2014
    • Helped the team to efficiently and effectively produce sites at high volume.
    • Cut up PSD files to build CMS-powered websites.
    • Developed hand-written responsive WordPress themes.
    • Edited and updated existing websites.
    • Integrated Bootstrap, responsive design, and LESS to production.
    • Bought domains and set up databases, WordPress, and FTP users.
    Technologies: WordPress, CSS, jQuery, HTML, PHP
  • Park Manager
    Titus Mountain
    2011 - 2013
    • Managed upkeep, planning, and promotion for a terrain park and oversaw their web presence.
    • Designed logos, posters, and other assets for promotional events.
    • Hired, scheduled, and managed a group of 10 employees.
    • Updated/maintained the website, Facebook page, YouTube channel, and Instagram feed.
    • Conceived, developed, and ran events and promotions.
    Technologies: Illustrator, Photoshop, HTML, CSS
  • Gundealers and Starbucks (Development)

    I used Google APIs, D3, SVG, JS, Leaflet, and R to build an application that shows the number of Starbucks and gun dealers within a 35 mile radius. I cleaned the data, developed the entire application, and designed the UI.

  • Dangerous Toys (Development)

    An interactive data graphic showing age ranges related to toy-based injuries. Built with D3, CSS3, and JS.

    My Role: Designed UI/UX, Made icons & assets, Developed the entire page.

  • Race for MVP (Development)

    A data-driven dashboard built with D3 and CSS3. User Profiles are updated based on dragging stat sliders. Shows the number of relevant games in statistical thresholds. Presets for different relevant statistical combinations. Graphs the represent individual games versus season average. Filtering and graph updates highlight piece.

    My Role: Designed, developed, and deployed the project solo.

  • NYC Street Dangers (Development)

    Using SVG, Leaflet, SVG, CSS, R, and JavaScript, I cleaned and analyzed data to create this visualization of car accidents in NYC. We attempted to show the most dangerous areas of NYC.

  • People Killed by Police (Development)

    Publicity graphic created with D3 and CSS3. Sorting, animations, filtering, and multiple graph updates highlight the piece.

    My Role: UX design and development

  • Icon Animation for Dan and Dave (via Toptal) (Development)

    I created 4 icon animation types for Dan and Dave. In my presentation of these types, I outlined efficiency benefits vs. animation smoothness.

    The client settled on an SVG solution which I packaged for their developer to implement seamlessly into the existing site.

  • College Graduate Estimator (Development)

    Data driven application. Math calculations based on cost of living indices, national averages, major, and university data. Used Angular, MySQL, PHP, Slim, CSS3.

  • NFL Crimes Interactive (Development)

    D3, CSS3, JS-driven data graphic. Multiple updating graphs and sorting.

  • Surrano Law WordPress (Development)

    Custom WordPress theme built from scratch.

    Tools Used: jQuery, SASS, WordPress, PHP, HTML5 Video, Google Maps API

  • Panish Law WordPress (Development)

    Custom WordPress theme built from scratch.

    Tools Used: jQuery, SASS, WordPRess, PHP, HTML5 Video, Google Maps API

  • WordPress Plug-in Use and Information (Development)

    This site is an overview of a WordPress plugin I built for a company's in-house use. This site was built to be used as a tutorial and reference page for employees using the plugin. It is a WordPress site about a WordPress plugin, both of which I developed.

    Tools Used: D3, WordPress, CSS3, PHP, JS, AJAX, SVG, Dimple

  • Languages
    HTML5, Sass, CSS3, HTML, Less, JavaScript, PHP
  • Frameworks
    Compass, AngularJS, Java Agent DEvelopment (JADE), CodeIgniter, Slim
  • Libraries/APIs
    D3.js, jQuery, Underscore.js, Moment.js
  • Tools
    Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, Git, Hammer for Mac, Adobe Photoshop
  • Paradigms
    Responsive Web Design (RWD), Web Design, Model View Controller (MVC), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Scrum, Functional Programming
  • Platforms
    WordPress, Drupal
  • Storage
    JSON, MySQL, CouchDB
  • Other
    SVG, Data Visualization, Data Analysis, Data Mining, Data Cleaning
  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Computer Science
    State University of New York at Potsdam - New York
    2008 - 2012
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