Paul
Baisley

Software Engineer

paulbaisley@gmail.com //

631-766-5550

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Philadelphia, PA

Summary

Experienced full-stack software developer with strong creative and communication skills. Adept at designing and building dynamic, performant applications and websites following clean-code principles. Passionate about learning and implementing new technologies to create immersive user experiences.

Projects

Cup of Sugar

Lead front-end developer and designer for full-stack application allowing users to connect with other individuals in their neighborhood. Features include authenticated login/registration, searching by posts/users, and the ability to privately message other users.

Technologies: React, Node, Express, SCSS, PostgreSQL, Mocha, Jest

Language Teacher

Built and designed a full-stack application for learning new languages using spaced-repetition. Users can create an account, login and practice translating words which reappear based on how many times the word was translated correctly or incorrectly. Application is fully responsive and accessible.

Technologies: React, Node, Express, PostgreSQL, Mocha, Cypress

Video Store

Designed and built client, API, database and tests for responsive full-stack application that allows users to manage their personal film library. Built with film collectors, fans, archivists and video sellers/traders in mind. For now functioning as a self-hosted app, user registration coming soon.

Technologies: React, Node, Express, PostgreSQL, Mocha, Chai, Jest

Skills

⚡️Front-End: HTML5, CSS3, SCSS/SASS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, React.js, jQuery, p5.js

🔒Back-End: Node.js, Express, PostgreSQL, PHP, Knex.js

📊Testing/Deployment: Jest, Enzyme, Mocha, Chai, Cypress, Zeit, Netlify, Heroku

🎨Design: Adobe Suite (XD, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere), Figma, Sketch

🔮Misc: Git/Github, Wordpress, Webpack, Babel, NPM, Yarn, Gulp, REST APIs, AJAX

🗂Project Management: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Trello, Asana, Basecamp

👨‍💻Learning: mongoDB, GraphQL, Three.js, TypeScript, Vue.js

Education

Thinkful

Software Engineering - Jan-May 2020

▸ Full-stack software development

▸ JavaScript, React, Node/Express, PostgreSQL

McGill University

Bachelor of Arts – Montreal – 2005-2009

▸ Humanistics/Philosophy

▸ 3.5 GPA, graduated w/ Great Distinction + Deans List

Experience

Astro Nautico LLC

Label Manager/Co-Founder – NY/Philadelphia - 2010-2019

▸ Managed projects/operations for independent record label

▸ Oversaw 60+ release campaigns from over 40 international artists

▸ Handled web design, media production, organizational strategy

▸ Coordinated with artists, managers, venues, contractors, press

wavinginspace

Freelancer - NY/Philadelphia - 2010-2019

▸ Designed websites, logos, flyers, clothing, album artwork, merchandise for dozens of clients

▸ Recorded, edited and produced audio/video content