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AARON BAZZONE

Contract Senior Front End Developer

 Work History 

2016-092017-01

Senior Front End Developer - Contract

WalmartLabs (San Bruno, CA)

Development and support for Walmart.com.

  • Framework: React, Redux, ES6 with Babel, Builder
  • Unit testing: Enzyme and Jest
  • Repository: GitHub
  • Project and bug tracking: JIRA (Agile)

Tasks included:

  • Handling display and responsive issues with desktop, tablet and Android devices
  • Fixing product or shipping details having incorrect or inaccurate messages
  • Correcting an event handler not responding as expected
  • ADA Project: Assigned to address all accessibility issues reported from outside vendor's
    analysis for the site's Product description, Q&A and Review sections.
    • Main task: resolve screen reader issues:
      - Ensured tabbing followed a logical order by setting tab indexes or event handling 
      - Added aria tags and labels for descriptive or instructive messages
Code Quality: WalmartLabs had a very stringent code approval process
  • Developers had to fork or branch from the Github repo (NEVER work directly on master)
  • Code had to pass all unit and Lint tests before code could be checked in
  • PR's were created and required approval by 2 developers, one being a team lead
  • After approval, code could be merged into the component's master
2015-092016-08

Senior UI Developer - Contract

Stanford University School of Medicine (Stanford, CA)

Tasks included:

  • Full stack supporting for existing code and adding new features to internal and external sites Included support for legacy app with Spring, Java 7, JSP and jQuery on Tomcat.
  • Developing new code for existing sites employing Backbone
  • Agile methodologies

Project dependencies: Backbone, Handlebars and some Coffee scripting.

2014-102015-09

Front End Engineer - Contract

STANFORD UNIVERSITY (Stanford, CA)

Tasks included:

  • Adding new features and fixing bugs for High Stakes Testing (HST) app for language exams. Functionality: Allow questions to employ voice recording and written answers that were uploaded to a remote server and later graded by the professor
    • Ensure good performance and running without error on Google Android tablets
    • Developed  new Angular Admin Tool app to assist  instructors in creating exam questions for the app

Project dependencies: AngularJS, HTML5 API's: Media/File/Canvas/Web Workers, Zip and Recorder. js plug-ins, jQuery, CSS3, Yeoman, Grunt and Bower


2013-102014-09

Senior Web Developer - Contract

E*Trade (Menlo Park, CA)

Tasks included:

  • Learning AngularJS and then a leading team of developers in creating a mock E*Trade app using it
    • Competed with 2 other teams employing Backbone and Ember to a similar mock app
    • Outcome: Convinced IT managers and developers to adopt AngularJS for E*Trade's  new front-end framework

Project dependencies: AngularJS, RequireJS, jQuery, SASS, Yeoman, Grunt and Bower

2013-042013-09

Senior Ui Developer - Contract

APPLE INC  (Cupertino, CA)

Tasks included:

  • Supporting existing code and adding new components to an internal custom content management app intended to be used in conjunction with apple.com

Project dependencies: Custom MVC platform using jQuery, Mustache Templates and SASS

2008-082013-03

Senior Web Programmer - Contract

CISCO SYSTEMS INC (San Jose, CA)

Tasks included:

  • Support existing Java/JSP intranet site
  • Development of new Liferay portlets intended to replace existing internal apps that different departments adopted years earlier

Project dependencies: Java, JSP, Spring, jQuery, Dojo

2007-102008-07

Senior UI Developer - Contract

Align Technologies (Santa Clara, CA)

Tasks included:

  • Completing R&D requested by IT manager to assess new technologies for future adoption
  • Developing and delivering new standalone desktop app, built on .net, for salesman to demonstrate the Visalign product to new potential customers
2001-012007-09

Senior Web Developer

Health Net (Sacramento, CA)

Completed many tasks over the years to support existing and new development for many internal and external sites. Popular platforms employed over time: ASP, XML/XSLT, JAVA/JSP, Dojo

Skills (by most recent)

React/Redux

6 months experience

ES6

6 months experience

Unit Testing

6 months experience

AngularJS

3 years experience

Node.js Packaging

3 years experience

Yeoman/Grunt/Bower

3 years experience

Backbone

1 years experience

Bootstrap

3 years experience

SASS/LESS

3 years SASS, 1 year LESS experience

HTML5

4 years experience

jQuery

8 years experience

GIT

3 years experience

CSS & CSS3

10 years of experience

Native JavaScript

14 years of experience

HTML4

14 years experience

Maven

3 years experience

Apache Tomcat/SVN/ANT

7 years combined experience

JSP/JSTL/JAVA 5

7 years combined experience

Oracle / SQL

4 years of experience.

Education

19881991

Bachelor of Arts

Berkelee College of Music

Boston, MA

Focused on bass guitar performance