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Travis Wilson

Travis Wilson

Belmont, NC, United States
Member since January 10, 2018
Travis is a highly ambitious and motivated front-end UX web developer with 15+ years of experience developing and designing for applications. He has a talent for quickly mastering new technology and concepts and a thirst for knowledge and learning new skills. Travis also has a keen sense of code debugging and problem resolution.
Travis is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • JavaScript, 10 years
  • jQuery, 8 years
  • HTML5, 7 years
  • SCSS, 5 years
  • CSS3, 5 years
  • Laravel, 3 years
Belmont, NC, United States
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
MacOS, Sublime Text, Visual Studio Code, Git
The most amazing...
...project I worked on was MyLowes. We created the MyLowes card and developed the application for registering and tracking a user's purchase history.
Employment
  • Lead Development Manager
    2012 - PRESENT
    TIAA
    • Promoted to Lead Development Manager delivering Financial-related applications and prototypes.
    • Planned, coordinated, and supervised resources and processes related to the design, development, and implementation of web-based applications.
    • Served on internal engineering board determining javascript architecture and design patterns for redesigned component library.
    • Performed code reviews and approvals.
    • Participated in building Polymer/Web Components, following ADA-compliant features.
    • Created in-house Accessibility standards and recommendations based on WCAG 2.0 and real-world usage.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Polymer, Angular, PHP, Gulp, NodeJS, SASS, ES6
  • Front-end Developer
    2011 - 2012
    Lowe's Home Improvement
    • Worked in an AGILE environment alongside back-end developers and designers to create a unique eCommerce experience that focused on a user’s purchase history/details, and all facets of the MyLowe’s Card.
    • Utilized an expert knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS to deliver advanced user interfaces and controls.
    • Led the Front-End Development team as the Tech Lead for a major release that resulted in a significant increase in user sign-up and sales.
    • Coordinated with multiple teams and departments that included but not limited to .com, marketing, and store employees to deliver a successful product 25% faster than the original estimated completion date.
    • Received unsolicited praise from peers, managers, and CIO of Lowe’s for a successful launch of the MyLowe's project. Awarded the Quarterly Front-end Developer MVP Award for exceptional individual accomplishments.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Front-end Web Developer
    2010 - 2011
    ettain group
    • Contracted to a Fortune 50 retail company with a major online presence as a Front-End Developer.
    • Tasked with developing standards-compliant, cross-browser, accessible front-end code.
    • Focusing primarily on Homepage and Daily promotions. HTML and CSS accomplishments include developing the Spring, Memorial Day, and Father's Day 2011 homepage templates.
    • Created a custom Facebook application and developed multiple plug-ins with JavaScript; some of which utilized third-party API’s.
    • Demonstrated performance optimization, usability, and accessibility.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Handlebars
  • Web Developer
    2006 - 2010
    CarolinasAGC
    • Updated content by posting new articles, pages, and calendar events. Developed web forms for event registration and small web utilities.
    • Converted old web page to table-less, css-compliant templates.
    • Created graphics for web and marketing that included promotional web banners and print advertisement.
    • Utilized ColdFusion 8; accomplishments include redesigning & developing calendar of events application, iCal application and developing user management interface.
    • Provided end-user support for web-based application, identified bugs within that app, and demonstrated/trained users on functionality.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, Javascript
Experience
  • Polymer Component Library (Development)

    Utilized Polymer, ES6, Babel, SASS, and Bootstrap to develop a library with 40+ reusable components for the rebranded TIAA secure experience.

  • JSFiddle Clone (Development)

    Because developers like the quick jsFiddle/CodePen sandbox environment but are unable to save and share work on external sites, I created an internal clone that saves to a local database with custom extensions for existing component library.

  • Responsive Preview (Development)

    Created an internal application to allow users to view and share links to prototypes with a defined breakpoint. Options like iPhone6, iPad, Desktop and more.

  • jQuery Component Library (Development)

    Developed an ADA-compliant, jQuery based shared component library utilized on TIAA public pages.

  • MyLowes (Development)

    Created the MyLowes card for Lowes Home Improvement that was used to track a user's purchase history. I handled all aspects of the registration including generating barcodes for temporary cards until a physical card could be mailed. The purchase history including sorting and filtering as well as options for setting Reminders on purchases to reorder.

  • Lowes Product Details and Comparison (Development)

    Redeveloped the Lowes product detail pages. As part of this project I utilized 3rd party services to receive product price comparisons from other retailers.

Skills
  • Languages
    HTML5, HTML, JavaScript, ECMAScript (ES6), CSS, SCSS, CSS3, Sass, PHP 7
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery UI, jQuery, Polymer, React, Vue.js
  • Tools
    Sublime Text 3, Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC
  • Platforms
    MacOS, Visual Studio Code
  • Frameworks
    Laravel 5, Laravel, AngularJS
  • Storage
    MySQL
Education
  • Courses in Computer Science
    1998 - 2000
    York Technical College - South Carolina
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