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mJordan Brady

I design, develop, & teach the web

Tech Skills

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Sass
  • PostCSS
  • Gatsby
  • React.js
  • Vue.js
  • Node.js
  • Greensock
  • Git / GitHub
  • Design Systems
  • Pattern Lab
  • Python
  • WordPress
  • SQL
  • PHP
  • Vagrant
  • Bash Scripting

Design Skills

Software

  • Sketch
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign

Concepts

  • Responsive Web Design
  • Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Atomic Design
  • UX Design
  • Animation

Recent Roles

Alchemy Code Lab

August 2018 - December 2018

Lead Instructor and Curriculum Author at Full Stack JavaScript Bootcamp

Skill Set: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Vue.js, PostCSS, CSS Animation, Gatsby, Netlify, Command Line, Git, Github, Design, Teaching

  • Co-instructed bootcamp prep, bootcamp 1 and bootcamp 2 classes.
  • Authored new curriculum in the “devsigner” category for all class levels.
  • Collaborated one-on-one with students to troubleshoot code.

Nike (Pro Unlimited)

November 2017 - August 2018

Contractor: Applications Engineer and Prototyper

Skill Set: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React.js, Storybook, Stylus, Redux, Rapid Prototyping, Sketch, UX Design, User Testing

  • Created rapid prototypes for new features and layouts across teams and applications.
  • Built working prototypes of new features to be used for A/B testing and user studies.
  • Expanded the internal CSS Framework used by all Nike.com engineering teams to include modern CSS properties, such as flexbox, while still including acceptable fall backs for browsers back to IE7.
  • Programmatically integrated new designs within existing applications.
  • Helped teams understand and adopt corporate standards for technical design.
  • Selected as a member of a proof of concept team that built and implemented a design system that could convert a standard react component into a storybook story, or a sketch file. The system could also take a sketch file and turn it into a react component.

Stackary

March 2017 - July 2017

Software Engineer

Skill Set: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JavaScript, jQuery, jQuery UI, Node.js, Hapi.js, Joi.js, Git, GitHub, D3.js, Handlebars, REST API Design, MySQL, MariaDB, SVG, Canvas, UX Design, Serverless Architecture, Amazon AWS

  • Authored internal documentation on all new features implemented.
  • Engineered multiple features from wireframes through the backend API and database.
  • Reskinned full application based on my own designs which included UX and accessibility optimizations.
  • Automated the signup process for the main app by creating a Node.js based CLI tool to send template-based emails created with Zerb for Email and sent using Amazon SES.

Biamp (IT Motives)

August 2016 - January 2017

Web Developer

Skill Set: HTML, CSS, Sass, JavaScript, jQuery, Backbone.js, Underscore.js, Gulp.js, Design

  • Upgraded non-web-based software to a responsive modern JavaScript interface.
  • Created reusable components to form the beginning of a design system.
  • Automated the build process for the project using Gulp.js.

Treehouse

April 2016 - January 2016

Mentor for Front End Web Development Tech Degree Program (Beta)

Skill Set: HTML, CSS, Sass, JavaScript, jQuery, APIs, Responsive Design, Accessibility, SVG Graphics, HTML5 Video

  • Collaborated with students in one-on-one sessions to help them learn how to solve problems and debug code.
  • Provided in-depth code reviews for student code on projects and assignments to ensure all requirements were met.

Tech Academy

June 2015 - January 2016

Lead Remote Instructor and Student Care Director for Full Stack Development Bootcamp

Skill Set: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Node.js, PHP, WordPress, MySQL, Python, Git, GitHub, Scrum, Agile, Project Management

  • Facilitated distributed agile student teams in sprints to complete projects for real world clients.
  • Devised unique code challenges, mini lessons, and extra projects to challenge students.

Graphtek

January 2014 - March 2015

Web Developer and Designer at Web and Marketing Agency

Skill Set: HTML, CSS, WordPress, JavaScript, jQuery, Subversion, Adobe Creative Suite, Social Media Management, SEO, Cold Fusion

  • Navigated a legacy system and custom WordPress sites to perform content and structural updates.
  • Created custom WordPress themes on a site by site basis.

Community Involvement

Puppies and Portfolios

January 2019 - Present

Founder / Organizer

  • Founded a new meetup group to help people focus on building portfolios in pursuit of tech jobs.
  • Organize weekly meetings, where I lead discussions on effective design and content.
  • Assist with technical implementation of designs.

PDXNode

June 2017 - Present

Co-Organizer / Lead Organizer

  • Organize monthly presentation nights and hack nights by securing speakers and managing all logistics.
  • Engage with members on social media to promote events.
  • Connect with sponsors to secure funds for food, space, and prizes to be won.
  • Spearheaded organizing efforts to host a full day International Nodebots event, including enlisting volunteers and mentors, acquiring equipment, coordinating with sponsors, and leading the technical workshop.

Women Who Code Portland

September 2016 - Present

Leadership Team, Open Source Study Night Co-Lead(2018), CSS Study Night Co-Lead(2019)

  • Co-lead the Open Source Study Nights in 2018.
  • Co-leading new CSS Study Nights in 2019.
  • Assist in organize networking nights by finding speakers and locations as well as coordinating other volunteers.

Free Code Camp Portland

2016 - Present

Mentor / Co-Organizer

  • Lead various technical talks on demand.
  • Organized and led a hackathon as part of the global online Free Code Camp hackathon in October 2018 by gathering sponsors, securing a venue, and coordinating volunteers for a 48 hour event.

Speaking

Crash Course in Getting Started with CSS Animation

  • Meetup: PDX Future Leaders in Tech | February 2019

Dig in on Grid / CSS Grid Workshop

  • Conference: WordCampPDX | November 2018
  • Meetup: Alchemy Code Lab | October 2018
  • Meetup: Front End PDX | July 2018
  • Meetup: Women Who Code: JavaScript Study Night | June 2018

I Get By With A Little Help From My Community

  • Meetup: Portland Jr Developers | September 2018
  • Meetup: Portland Future Leaders In Tech | June 20181

Toastmasters

2018

  • Level 1: 4 speeches completed
  • Placed second at the club level in the Humor Speech Contest
  • Elected Officer: VP of Education