Taylor Burgess

[email protected]

github.com/tayloraburgess

Work

Clarifai

Senior Frontend Engineer & Frontend Engineer, April 2017 - Present

I have led (or been the sole developer on) multiple major projects, including:

Tools: ES6, TypeScript, LESS, React, Redux, Babel, webpack, Node.js, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, AWS

Freelance

Oxford-Downing LLC Encryption

Developer, 2016 - 2017

Encrypted PDF file-sharing app prototype. I refactored a frontend runtime-compiling Python interpreter system for performance and more efficient debugging. I also implemented a custom UI, built a permission layer system, and oversaw a deployment strategy.

Tools: Django, SQLite, Angular.js, PyPy.js

Carbon6Rings

Developer, 2016 - 2017

Small-business ring vendor, hosted on Shopify. I provided design guidance, optimized script & content delivery, implemented technical improvements to improve conversion rates based on user trends, and wrote custom UI elements.

Tools: HTML5, CSS3, ES5, Closure Compiler, Google Analytics

Education

Recurse Center

Participant, 2016

12-week educational retreat for programmers from around the world. I worked on numerous projects I found interesting, mostly while pairing, across multiple languages and platforms.

Samford University

Undergrad Student, 2010 - 2014

B.A. English (Creative Writing); Summa Cum Laude

Other

Press

Guitarist, Engineer, Promoter (Etc), 2014 - 2016

I toured the US full-time as an independent musician. I also provided freelance audio engineering & mixing services for clients.