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Tom Lovett, Single-page Applications (SPA) Developer in Somerville, MA, United States
Tom Lovett

Single-page Applications (SPA) Developer in Somerville, MA, United States

Member since March 26, 2019
Tom has four years of experience building full-stack web applications using modern JavaScript frameworks and Ruby on Rails. He has worked for 20-person startups like Jebbit and global leaders like Wayfair. A former active-duty Coast Guardsmen, he thrives in leadership opportunities.
Tom is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • JavaScript, 5 years
  • Agile, 5 years
  • REST APIs, 4 years
  • Single-page Applications (SPA), 4 years
  • Ember.js, 3 years
  • Ruby on Rails (RoR), 3 years
  • SQL, 3 years
  • React, 2 years
Somerville, MA, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

MacOS, Git, Atom, Sublime

The most amazing...

...assignment was when my CEO pulled me into a room, gave me an idea for a future product and two weeks to build a prototype. It's now their main product.

Employment

  • Full-stack Developer II

    2018 - 2019
    Wayfair
    • Overhauled server-side rendered component to lazy-load through GraphQL.
    • Led sprint planning and engineering meetings after the departure of the engineering manager.
    • Pitched new development process to handle the team's unique situation of owning six independent features.
    • Built logic and endpoints for EU regulations such as Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive, Energy Labels.
    • Coordinated and led deployment of large, sensitive code to production.
    • Expanded test suite to cover previously unsupported models.
    Technologies: ReactJS, GraphQL, SQL, PHP
  • Freelance Web Developer

    2018 - 2018
    Evil Studios
    • Expanded internal admin site for "Cards Against Humanity"-style smartphone game.
    • Built reusable card-preview component to allow users to see product before it was deployed.
    • Refactored existing code for performance and maintainability.
    Technologies: Ember.js
  • Full-Stack Developer

    2018 - 2018
    Macroplant
    • Connected application's error-reporting to Sentry error-tracking platform.
    • Overhauled internal error reporting process.
    • Expanded integration with Stripe payment processing.
    • Refactored legacy code for performance and maintainability.
    Technologies: Ember.js, Ruby on Rails, SQL
  • Full-Stack Web Developer

    2016 - 2017
    Jebbit
    • Built prototype of company's current primary product.
    • Led the solutions engineering team, working directly with clients and integrating Jebbit data with external platforms like Salesforce, Google Ads, and HubSpot.
    • Researched and incorporated new frameworks into Jebbit platform, like Addepar Ember Charts. Overwrote third-party source code to fit design requirements.
    • Added structure to a young, small engineering team. i.e. Sprint planning, ticket writing, splitting team into dedicated groups.
    • Designed interview process, singlehandedly led hiring for a solutions engineer opening. Hired exceptionally-qualified candidate.
    Technologies: Ember.js, Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL

Experience

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript 6, JavaScript, Ruby, SQL, Python, GraphQL
  • Tools

    Git
  • Paradigms

    Agile, Testing
  • Other

    Front-End Developer, Single-page Applications (SPA)
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ember.js
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, REST APIs
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, MySQL

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Japanese Language
    2004 - 2008
    Wesleyan University - Middletown, CT
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