Hey, I'm Justin

A Full Stack Web Developer

Web designer turned web developer. Hand coding sites since 2011. Recent graduate of The Firehose Project bootcamp, focused on web app development with Javascript and Ruby on Rails. Available for full-time opportunities.

Recent Projects

Donald Donates

Role: Co-founder, Front End Developer

A responsive web app that lets subscribers easily donate money to progressive organizations they support every time President Trump tweets.

Newsweek, Daily Beast, Elite Daily, Switchup


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Role: Full Stack Developer

Used TDD to build a Ruby on Rails API to store notes as JSON objects. Created a Single Page Application using React to communicate with the API. Interface lets you create, edit, and delete notes and their tags. It uses axios to hand http requests and keep the UI synced with the API.

Ruby on Rails API TDD React SPA

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Role: Full Stack Developer

Worked on a 5 person remote agile team to build a Ruby on Rails chess application that fully enforces the rules of the game. Used Pusher to trigger server-side real-time updates. Responsible for some move logic, creating Dashboard page using Rspec for Test-Driven Development, and the javascript connecting the back-end to the front-end ui.

Ruby on Rails Javascript jQueryUI TDD

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Role: Full Stack Developer

A two sided video streaming marketplace platform, featuring credit card payment capabilities, user role management, complex user interfaces and advanced database relationships. Showcases talks I've given on HTML Emails and Sass.

Ruby on Rails Javascript Stripe API jQueryUI

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Role: Full Stack Developer

A Ruby on Rails Yelp clone that integrates with the Mapbox API and includes features like user comments, star ratings, image uploading, and user authentication for reviewing breweries around Seattle.

Ruby on Rails Mapbox API Amazon S3

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Role: Full Stack Developer

An instagram clone built using RSpec for test driven development in ruby. Includes AWS S3 image uploading and user authentication.

Ruby on Rails RSpec Amazon S3 TDD

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Muir Words

Role: Full Stack Developer

A database-powered quote generator that displays random John Muir quotes and allows user input. Built with a mobile-first design, using the Ruby on Rails framework, HTML and CSS.

Ruby on Rails HTML Sass

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Role: Co-founder, Front-End Developer

A responsive web app to build and save custom thru-hikes and loops. It also consolidates all the info you need to get to the trailhead: Weather, Directions, Photos, Reviews, Elevation, Mileage and Permit Info.

Angular HTML CSS UI Branding

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