ALLAN E. SERNA

Experience

Software Development Engineer 2 IRVING, TX.
THE MICHAELS Companies, Inc.

NOV. 2020 - current

  • Lead FE Developer for Michaels product dispute flow and customer care portal in ReactJS & Redux
  • Diagrammed user flows, planned data structures, and held weekly demo meetings with the company CIO
  • Formed documentation for requirements, coding practices, and code reviews

Web Application Developer Freelancer remote start-up.
Scholars

May 2020 - current

  • Check out aeserna.com/projects/scholars
  • Significantly expanded the feature set of the Scholars web platform with React, Redux, Tailwind, and Firebase.
  • Developed several high-level features on the application like the Blog (w/ full CRUD functionality), the Job Board, and all of the Student Resources and Company Profiles, amongst others.
  • Integrated Greenhouse (ATS) onto the platform for companies so that they can connect their Greenhouse account to their Scholars account.
  • Implemented imports from CSV and Greenhouse while also polishing the data to create a dashboard for data visualizations.

Web Application Developer Freelancer remote start-up.
TallySight

July 2020 - SEPT. 2020

  • Check out aeserna.com/projects/tallysight
  • Completely revamped Tallysight's web application with React, Next.js, React BootStrap, and TypeScript.
  • Developed a custom image generator that allowed sports analysts to share their insights onto major social media platforms, bringing new traffic to the site.
  • Implemented react components with the power to search, sort, and filter through large amounts of sports data.
  • Developed a multi-upload tool for the content team, significantly improving their efficiency in uploading content onto the Mongo database.

Front-End Web Developer Intern St. Louis, MO.
New Balance

Aug. 2019 - Dec. 2019

  • Developed page banners, product headers, navigator tiles, and marketing emails using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Optimized product page load times by up to 25% by compressing graphics and minifying CSS.
  • Peer-reviewed other team members' code, checking for responsiveness and cleanliness of code implementation.
  • Scripted a web crawler with a Chrome Webdriver from Selenium that scans merchandise and detects price and stock changes through data handling and CSV file i/o with Python.

Full-Stack Software Developer Intern Alpharetta, GA.
Dispersive Networks, Inc.

May. 2019 - Aug. 2019

  • Built a CRUD web application with ReactJS and Redux that manages permissions for certain applications based on positions in a visual workflow tree, streamlining the onboarding process.
  • Implemented various tree updating algorithms like insertion, deletion, editing, and drag & drop.
  • Furthered the project by developing a dashboard that shared further info. and added search & sort functionality.
  • Utilized RESTful API's with GoLang and performance-tested them with Postman.

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Aug. 2015 - May 2020

  • Graduated with High Honors and as a SanDisk Scholar
  • Major GPA: 3.6, Cumulative GPA: 3.4
  • Focus: People & Media (HCI)
  • Minor: Sports, Society, and Technology from the GT School of History and Sociology

Hume-Fogg Academic High School Nashville, TN.
High School and Cambridge Research Diploma

Aug. 2011 - May 2015

  • Graduated Top 10% of the class from the #49 Nationally Ranked High School in the United States
  • Performed a 2 year Cambridge Research on immigration patterns from Latin America to the United States
  • 2x All-District, 2x All-Regional, 2x All Mid-State, 1x All-State, 1x All-Star Athlete for Men's Varsity Soccer

Skills

Programming Languages

JavaScript

HTML

CSS

JAVA

PYTHON

TypeScript

Frameworks & Libraries

React (JS & Native)

Redux

NodeJS

TailwindCSS

Chakra UI

Next. JS

Express

Unity

Selenium

Back-end services

Firebase

Mongo

AWS API GateWay

AWS LAMBDA

AWS DYNAMODB

Additional Skills

Graphic Design, Visual Medias, Video Production, Audio Production, Interpreting/Translating (Spanish/English)

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