Taylor Burgess

[email protected]

github.com/tayloraburgess

Work

Clarifai

Tech Lead, July 2018 - September 2018

Senior Frontend Engineer, October 2017 - September 2018

Frontend Engineer, April 2017 - October 2017

Mostly: JavaScript, TypeScript, Bash, React, Redux, Immutable.js, Webpack, Node.js, Docker, AWS, Jenkins

Some: Go, Python, PostgreSQL, Backbone.js, Gulp, Kubernetes

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: Python, 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 components.

Tools: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Closure Compiler, Google Analytics

Education

Recurse Center

Participant, 2016

12-week educational retreat for programmers from around the world. I worked on a number of projects that would help me grow as a programmer, mostly while pairing, across multiple languages and platforms. A few examples:

Samford University

Undergrad Student, 2010 - 2014

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