Taylor Sturtz

Software Developer from 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 / TypeScriptReact / React NativeRedux / Redux SagaHTML5 / DOM / CanvasCSS3 / SASSREST / GraphQLNode.jsLinuxGitAgile / ScrumGatsby / JekyllWebpack / Gulp / GruntAngularJS / AngularjQueryFirebaseUnit TestingMongoDBPHP / LaravelGolangCI/CDServerlessSQLPython

Experience


Software EngineerRestaurant365
October 2019 - present • Irvine, CA

  • Just started!

Software DeveloperYtel
March 2017 - Sept 2019 (2 years 7 months) • Foothill Ranch, CA

  • Developed and often led React/Redux enterprise web apps on a collaborative team.
  • Engineered a full-featured GUI workflow on the browser canvas.
  • Introduced unit-testing to our client-side code bases and maintained coverage.
  • Wrote and adapted CI and node scripts to drive DevOps culture and improve productivity and performance through automation.
  • Managed DNS, migrated, configured, and maintained marketing websites on an optimized LEMP stack virtual machine.
  • Made contributions to GCP cloud functions and Java codebases.

Lead Web/Graphic DesignerMMG INTL
July 2011 - Oct 2016 (5 years 4 months) • Orange, CA

  • Led design projects and wrote HTML/CSS for client websites.
  • Streamlined internal procedures: variable data templating; Slack integrations; Zapier automation.

Education


Web DevelopmentLearningFuze2016 • Irvine, CA

Web DesignOrange Coast College2014 • Costa Mesa, CA

BA, 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
/in/taylorsturtz/in/taylorsturtz

Languages


English
Native

German
Proficient

Spanish
Beginner

Interests


Running / Hiking / Soccer
I love being outdoors and working up a sweat!

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