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Tim Keresey

Software Engineer
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About me

I am a software developer with a history of work in film, videography, photography, and digital marketing. In my jump to becoming a developer, I bring a fascination with media studies and communication that contribute to a passion for UX and make me an empathetic team member. I strive never to stop learning new things and to maintain a creative spirit.

Preferred locations

  • Denver, CO
Open to other locations and/or remote work

Previous industries

  • Food & Beverages
  • Graphic Design
  • Hospitality
  • Media Production
  • Motion Pictures and Film
  • Online Media
  • Photography
  • Restaurants

Skills

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Atom
  • Chrome
  • CSS3
  • Express
  • Facebook
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • Google
  • Heroku
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • Jest
  • LinkedIn
  • Management
  • Mentorship
  • Mocha
  • Npm
  • React
  • Redux
  • Salesforce
  • Sass
  • Slack
  • SSH
  • Travis
  • Twitter
  • TypeScript
  • User Experience Design / UX
  • User Interface Design / UI
  • Visual Studio
  • Webpack
  • Wordpress
  • Yarn

Currently learning

  • MongoDB
  • Node.js
  • React Native

Projects

FitLit

FitLit

Contribution time 70 hours
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Tools Used

  • CSS3
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • Mocha

The purpose of FitLit was to utilize test-driven development to create a robust testing suite that was used to guide the implementation of code to create an object-oriented application. Technologies used included HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Google Fonts, and ChartJS. Our functionality was tested using the Mocha framework and Chai Library. The application displays user data that was provided in the project spec through various hydration, sleep, and activity metrics similar to most activity trackers.

My areas of focus:
- Manipulating and displaying data on the DOM.- Implementing clean and solid CSS to create an interesting UI.- Implementing a robust testing suite using Mocha and Chai. 

Code Repository
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BBQ Finder

BBQ Finder

Contribution time 60 hours
Collaborators

Tools Used

  • CSS3
  • Heroku
  • JavaScript
  • Jest
  • React

BBQ Finder is a Module 3 solo project for the Front-End Engineering program at the Turing School of Software and Design. The project's purpose was to demonstrate a good grasp of how to create an app with React framework using Router, testing with Jest, and async JS.The target audience of this app is travelers who love BBQ. Using the Zomato.com public API, a user can search for BBQ restaurants across thousands of US cities. If they find one they would like to go to, they can favorite it and save it for later.

My areas of focus:
- Building a React app with separate components.- Async JS within React- Getting data from an external API and manipulating it within the app.

Launch the App Code Repository
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DreamHome

DreamHome

Contribution time 200 hours
Collaborators Profile picture for Orlando  Martinez Murcio Profile picture for Blake Donnelly Profile picture for Arique Aguilar

Tools Used

  • CSS3
  • Heroku
  • Jest
  • MongoDB
  • Python
  • React
  • Travis
  • TypeScript

Placed 2nd in Turing Demo Competition.Dream Home is an application that provides first-time homebuyers with the financial awareness needed to start their home buying journey. Users can ask questions such as how much home they can afford and how long it would take them to reach their financial goal tailored to their current financial forecast.  Our final report provides nine unique savings plans that the user can select from. Each depends on how fast the user can achieve the original down payment that considers their financial forecast. This still delivers a path forward in monthly payments to realistically achieve this purchase.Dream Home is a capstone project built by 3 frontend and 3 backend students in mod 4 at the Turing School of Software and Design. It is meant to showcase our expertise in agile, collaborative development in a completely unguided application, as well as a demonstration of quick learning and implementation of new technologies.

My areas of focus:
- Learning new technical skills: TypeScript and React with Hooks.- Conceptualizing and constructing an app from scratch.- Agile process and proper git workflow with a combination frontend/backend team.- Team management through the process of building a complex and highly conceptual application.

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Travel Tracker

Travel Tracker

Contribution time 65 hours
Collaborators

Tools Used

  • CSS3
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • Mocha
  • Npm
  • Sass
  • Webpack

Travel Tracker is an application completed for the Turing School of Software and Design Frontend Program. It emulates a travel app that keeps track of a user's past, current and future trips, and allows the user to select and submit new trips. Its purpose was to explore green-fielding a class-based application, create a full testing suite, and use asynchronous JS to retrieve data from and post to an external API. It utilizes JS skills learned during the course to create a UI and manipulate the DOM based on user interaction.

My areas of focus:
- Green-fielding a fully functional app.- Using JS skills and fundamentals to manipulate the DOM.- Requesting data from an external API.- Using Sass to create a clean UX.

Code Repository
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