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Diego Herrera

Front End Developer

I am a Front end developer with 3 and half years of experience looking to make part of a dynamic team. I have worked in collaborative teams creating new features, doing code reviews and mentoring junior developers. I have experience building and leading frontend projects by establishing scopes, timelines and work required to deliver robust applications.

Work History

Jun 2016Present

Front-End Software Developer

InTouch Technology

Work as part of a collaborative team to translate business needs into real products bringing new ideas and solutions to the product team.

Participate in development processes, scrums, design sprints and deployment discussions. In charge of Frontend Development and maintenance using HTML5, CSS3, AngularJS, Gulp, Github, Postgress, Postman, Jira and Jenkins

Mentor junior frontend developers and Lead frontend development projects by managing scopes, work and time lines. 

Worked closely with backend, QA, Product Management and Scrum Champion to assess, develop and deploy new features under stablished requirements, goals and timeframes. 

Jul 2014Sep 2015

Production Supervisor

Prepac Manufacturing (Delta-BC)

Train, coach, motivate and supervise staff (50 employees) to ensure good morale and improved skills. Implement initiatives and projects aimed at improving quality, efficiency, safety and costs reductions. Responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising all work activities of an hourly workforce to ensure targeted production goals are met. Ensure compliance with safety regulations, quality standards and effective operations of equipment.

PROJECTS

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Mini-Amazon - https://mini-amazo.firebaseapp.com 

This is my latest personal app, where I built everything from scratch. 
Using Angular 5, HTML, Sass and Firebase I decided to challenge myself and built this mobile and desktop supported app. 
Inspired in Amazon, I decided to create this cool and easy to use app.

Front-End: Angular5

Database: Firebase (Amazon-Firebase)

Savebook - http://savebook.herokuapp.com

Application where users can upload, share and request books by checking availability and location features. Google books and google maps API used to obtain books information.

 Backend: Ruby on Rails

Front-End: jQuery, Bootstrap

Database: Sqlite3(Development)- Postgres (Production) 

Solo Shoppers - http://www.soloshoppers.ca

E-commerce website where users can upload and create portfolios to promote their products. The app is fully deployed on Heroku, and uses Aweber for email marketing, Google Analytics for traffic statistics and S3 Amazon for  content storage.

Backend: Ruby on Rails

Front-End: jQuery, Bootstrap

Database: Postgres 

Education

Fall 2015

Full time Web Development Bootcamp

Lighthouse Labs

Learn fundamentals of object-oriented programming with Ruby,  SQL and ActiveRecord. Build APIs servers using Sinatra and Rails.

20072013

Industrial Engineering and Automation 

Concordia University

Understand technical processes eliminating wastes of time, money, materials, energy, and other resources. Increase productivity, quality and safety.

20042007

Pure Science Applied

John Abbott College

Rigorous scientific and general education. It provides solid foundations of mathematics, physics and biology.