Travis Wilson, Software Developer in Belmont, NC, United States
Travis Wilson

Software Developer in 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

Location

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.

  • React LED Calculator (Development)
    http://outfit.rhinoledlights.com/

    Developed a React application for an online retailer of LED Light Bars that allows customers to choose their voltage, select any number of LED light bars and view the total calculation of watts, amps and pricing. Depending on the quantity and type of products selected, a discount was applied. Utilizing Shopify API customers could then have the order sent to a Shopify Checkout.

  • 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.

  • React Timers (Development)
    http://sot.bakadev.com/cooking

    Developed a set of timers for a popular Xbox/Win10 game to track cooking times of various meats with notifications.

  • 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

    SCSS, Sass, JavaScript, HTML, CSS3, CSS, ECMAScript (ES6), HTML5, PHP 7
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, jQuery UI, Polymer, Vue.js, React
  • Tools

    Sublime Text 3, Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Visual Studio Code
  • Other

    Front-End Developer
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, Laravel 5, AngularJS
  • Storage

    MySQL

Education

  • Courses in Computer Science
    1998 - 2000
    York Technical College - South Carolina

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