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Joel Thomas

Front-End Engineer
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About me

I'm a front-end software engineer with a background in plant biology. When I'm not coding, you can probably find me in the garden or tending to my houseplants. I have a passion for learning, a fascination with puzzles, and a desire for growth. I hope to bring my problem solving abilities, personable nature, and desire to create awesome and useful apps to a team near you!

Preferred locations

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

Previous industries

  • Farming
  • Food & Beverages
  • Food Production

Skills

  • CSS3
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • Heroku
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • Mocha
  • Node.js
  • Npm
  • React
  • Redux
  • Sass
  • User Experience Design / UX
  • User Interface Design / UI

Currently learning

  • Express
  • MongoDB
  • TypeScript

Projects

The Nomadic Nibbler

The Nomadic Nibbler

Project scope time 80 hours
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Tools Used

  • Rails
  • React
  • Sass

The Nomadic Nibbler is a Progressive Web App that allows users to find food trucks in their area. Users can enter an address to see a map view with truck locations, a list view with basic information, as well as a detailed page for each truck. The user's truck list for their last session is available offline.

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Rotten Turtle Tales

Rotten Turtle Tales

Project scope time 50 hours
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Tools Used

  • CSS3
  • React

Rotten Turtle Tales is a movie information and rating site, similar to Rotten Tomatoes. A user can click on one of the displayed movies to get a more detailed look at that movie, as well as access to the trailer for that movie. Users also have the ability to drag and drop their favorite movies into the favorite movies section.

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My Name is Dad

My Name is Dad

Project scope time 50 hours
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Tools Used

  • React
  • Redux

My Name is Dad is an app for up-and-coming dads that are looking to build up their dad joke library. This app utilizes React and Redux + Thunk to give the user a random dad joke, as well as allow the user to search for clusters of dad jokes by dadegory.

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