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Ulrich Sinn, Software Developer in Los Angeles, CA, United States
Ulrich Sinn

Software Developer in Los Angeles, CA, United States

Member since February 5, 2016
Ulrich has been building interactive experiences on the web since the Flash player was the only possible solution. After 2012, Ulrich moved into the Flash-less world of HTML5 by bringing his experience to the new possibilities of the canvas element, SVG, and HTML5 audio and video. In his opinion, what used to be Flash sites are now SPAs built with JavaScript, and in 2016, Flex executables were replaced by Electron.js.
Ulrich is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • Adobe CC, 10 years
  • JavaScript, 5 years
  • SCSS, 5 years
  • React, 3 years
  • D3.js, 3 years
  • Redux, 2 years
  • React Native, 1 year
Los Angeles, CA, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

OS X, WebStorm, GitHub

The most amazing...

...site I built was a custom map of user video upload locations displayed via Mapbox/D3.js, with canvas elements, and a drill-down to the submission for a raffle.

Employment

  • Senior Front-end Developer

    2018 - 2018
    Sony Playstation
    • Implemented i18n for a client-facing site with an initial focus on English and Japanese.
    • Optimized a Webpack build process.
    • Added features to existing components.
    Technologies: Redact/Redux
  • JavaScript Engineer

    2016 - 2016
    castLabs
    • Developed and maintained a MPEG-Dash player.
    Technologies: JavaScript
  • Senior JavaScript Developer | Flash Developer

    2012 - 2016
    Wildlife
    • Developed with HTML5 and JavaScript.
    • Worked on Flash/Flex development for kiosks.
    • Was awarded the Site of the Day for Muscle Music: a Flash experience and FFmpeg to render video of the Flash experience to Vimeo.
    Technologies: JavaScript, TypeScript, React.js, Alt.js, D3.js, Backbone/Marionette, Node.js, CSS
  • Senior Flash Developer

    2010 - 2012
    Heavenspot
    • Developed the Mattel Barbie Printable Hair website.
    • Created casual Flash games and sites.
    Technologies: Flash, Air, Xcode, HTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • Flash Developer

    2009 - 2010
    NBC Universal
    • Performed maintenance on the Flex team for a NBC player.
    • Converted AS2 code to AS3.
    • Developed casual Flash games.
    Technologies: Flash, Flex, Cairngorm
  • Senior Flash Developer

    2003 - 2009
    Deadline
    • Developed a Flash and AIR application for the Ringling Bros' touring schedule.
    • Created a Wall•E multiplayer game with a RED server.
    • Developed Flash active desktop wallpapers.
    • Developed the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise site.
    Technologies: AS3, Flex, AIR, HTML, JavaScript

Experience

  • Los Feliz | Movie (Development)
    http://losfeliz.at/

    I built a website for a feature film by Edgar Honetschläger. Used React.js, Alt.js, and Webpack; the CMS was implemented with Perch.

  • Old Spice | Muscle Music (Development)
    https://thefwa.com/cases/old-spice-terry-crews-muscle-music

    I developed a Flash game; specifically, the audio/video sequencer that submitted an EDL to the server and rendered to Vimeo via an FFmpeg.

    It won a CLIO Award, some Webby Awards, and the
    FWA Site of the Day.

  • Jingle Joes/Kmart (Development)

    An archived version, not fully functional. Keyboard events are stored in a playlist and saved on the server for sharing and playback.

  • Visit Dallas (Development)
    https://www.visitdallas.com/exploredallasnow/

    Mostly SVG animations, intended for in-flight delivery.

  • Eastbay Preparation Nation (Development)
    http://wildlife.la/eastbay-preparation-nation

    A promotional site for high-school sports equipment manufacturer

    A user can upload a video of their favorite high school sports team. The high school with most uploads wins sports equipment.

    The video and the school get geotagged and the location of the user is shown on a map of the US. It shows an Albers projection for master and state outlines/map in detail view. I was responsible for the development of the "Explore the Nation" section.

    Technologies: D3.js (for SVG manipulation), Leaflet.js, Mapbox, Create.js

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, AS3, HTML5, SCSS, CSS3
  • Tools

    WebStorm, GitHub, NPM, GreenSock, GitLab, Webpack, Adobe CC
  • Platforms

    GreenSock Animation Platform, MapBox
  • Other

    Front-end Development, SVG
  • Frameworks

    Redux, Electron.js, React Native
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Backbone.Marionette, HTML5 Canvas, D3.js
  • Paradigms

    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Functional Programming

Education

  • Engineer's degree in Communication Engineering and Electronics
    1974 - 1979
    HTL Mödling - Modeling, Austria
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