Taylor Sturtz

Software Engineer / Irvine, CA

949-500-3960949-500-3960

taylorsturtz.comtaylorsturtz.com

taylorsturtz@gmail.comtaylorsturtz@gmail.com


I write empathetic codeempathetic code and build applications that people connect with directly. Regardless of the platform, solving difficult problems and building smooth user experiences is my jam.

Skills (in order of expertise / familiarity)


JavaScript / TypeScriptNode.jsReactReduxReact NativeAngularJSAngularjQueryHTMLCSS3 / SASSREST / GraphQLGitLinuxUnit TestingAgile / ScrumFirebaseCI/CDServerlessAWS / Azure / GCPMongoDBPHP / LaravelWebpack / Gulp / GruntGolangJava / Spring

Experience


Software EngineerBlizzard Entertainment
May 2020 - present • Irvine, CA

  • TBD

Software EngineerRestaurant365
October 2019 - May 2020 • Irvine, CA

  • Developed features using Typescript, React, AngularJS, and Node.js.
  • Created PDF manipulation microservices and deployed them to AWS and Azure using the Serverless Framework and GitLab CI.
  • Provided thorough code reviews, improved deployment processes, and greatly improved developer experience by enabling end-to-end, cross-platform local development.

Software DeveloperYtel
March 2017 - Sept 2019 • Foothill Ranch, CA

  • Built SSO and user management systems using JWTs and GraphQL.
  • Developed an interface for plotting and managing interactive nodes in a tree structure (similar to an org chart) on browser canvas.
  • Led development of React/Redux messaging campaign applications and maintained legacy apps written in PHP Laravel, Vue.js, and AngularJS.
  • Wrote GitLab CI and Node.js scripts to drive forward DevOps culture and improve productivity and performance through automation.
  • Managed DNS, migrated, configured, and maintained web projects on an optimized LEMP stack virtual machine.

Design Team LeadMMG INTL
July 2011 - Oct 2016 • Orange, CA

    Education


    Web DevelopmentLearningFuze2016 • Irvine, CA

    Web DesignOrange Coast College2014 • Costa Mesa, CA

    B.A., Art HistoryCalifornia State University2012 • Long Beach, CA

    Awards


    Employee of the month
    Ytel • July 2018

    President’s & Dean’s lists
    CSULB • 2009 - 2012

    On the Web


    GitHub
    tsturtztsturtz

    Twitter
    @taylorsturtz@taylorsturtz

    LinkedIn
    taylorsturtztaylorsturtz

    Languages


    English
    Native

    German
    Limited proficiency

    Spanish
    Beginner

    Interests


    Running / Hiking / Soccer
    I love doing stuff outdoors!

    Travel
    Last trip: England, France, & Germany
    Next trip: Japan? New Zealand? Spain & Italy? A Disney cruise?