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Paul Sebastian Melero Monagas

Web Developer | Agricultural Engineer

I want to apply my knowledge and skills to benefit others and have a positive impact on Society and the Environment.

Graficos.net

Professional Summary

  • Creative Web Developer with 8+ years of experience. 6 years of IT experience as a freelance.
  • Excited about Programming in general, The Web in particular. Eager to continually keep pushing my knowledge boundaries.
  • Web Passionate with extensive expertise in CSS, HTML, Vanilla JS, TypeScript, DOM manipulation, and Web/Browser APIs.
  • Professional Javascript (6 years of experience) and Typescript experience (4 years).
  • Maintained large SASS (SCSS) codebases. PostCSS plugins development experience.
  • Experienced in Responsive Web Design (7 years).
  • Passionate about Web Performance Optimization in the browser and the server. WPT, DevTools profilers, and Lighthouse.
  • Well versed in performant animations, CSS and JS libs for CSS, SVG, and WebGL in canvas. Three.js experience (2 years).
  • Progressive enhancement advocate. UX focus with a keen eye for UI design.
  • Expert in SPAs with Vue.js (5 years) and React.js (2 years). Shared component libraries development.
  • Code Splitting experience in Vue.js (Nuxt) and JS/TS packages using Webpack and Rollup.
  • Experience publishing and maintaining npm packages both in the public registry and in private Github Package Registry.
  • Integration with CI systems: Jenkins and more recently Github Actions.
  • 7 years of Git experience with Gitlab, Bitbucket, TFS, and Github.
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Relevant Professional Experience

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    Senior Frontend Developer

    (LoveToKnow Media, Remote)

    • Web Developer
    • Team Lead
    • Remotely working in the Frontend side of Bibliography.com's generator PWA with people from different timezones (Offsets -6 and +4).
    • Mastered Nuxt.js and Vue.js, delivered re-usable components and modules for the application.
    • Tested the Vue components with Jest and also included Cypress.io for e2e automated tests.
    • Helped with cross-team code reviews across projects.
    • Enjoyed developing accessible, usable, performant applications with my teammates.
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    Vue.js Freelance Instructor

    (Lemoncoders, Remote)

    • Instructor
    • Teaching Vue.js "from scratch up to advanced concepts", including Vue 3's Composition API, in a remote Frontend Bootcamp.
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    Web Developer && Frontend Community Leader

    (Erni, BCN and Remote)

    • Web Developer
    • Instructor
    • Event Organizer
    • Developed in a SCRUM-based team a crafted solution for an Automotive company’s quality validation processes; setting up infrastructure, optimizing automation and creating Frontend, and Backend apps with hexagonal architecture.
    • Also, as a Frontend Community Leader I’ve been advocating about the company and its relationship with Frontend and I’ve organized a modest amount of Meetup sessions.
    • On a daily basis: Javascript, Typescript, Angular 6.
    • Nuxtjs, Vue.js micro apps for the Tooling Team management but also for production PWA (with Service Worker custom implementation).
    • Learned Python 2.7 and developed a REST API.
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    Fullstack Freelance Developer: Nuxt.js, Node.js, Three.js

    Sofaskit.com

    • Freelancer
    • Web Developer
    • UI Developer
    • Illustrator
    • Graphic Design
    • E-commerce development commision for a local couches factory.
    • Planning and implementation of the whole user journey and company’s admin portal.
    • 3D interactive couches configurator made in Three.js, integrated with Vue.js and Vuex.
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    Senior Frontend Developer

    (Hiberus Travel, Zaragoza)

    • Web Developer
    • Maintainer
    • Responsible of the layout part of the development: SASS (SCSS) with Bootstrap Sass. Styling AngularJS components focusing on modularity implementing atomic design pattern.
    • Responsive web design and cross-browser compatibility implementation.
    • Interoperability/Integration with REST/HTTP libraries.
    • Helped with Gulp task manager development for different environments following the 12 Factor App methodology.
    • Used SVG and CSS for complex layout displays.
    • Developed Living StyleGuide to document the atomic design system we created for a large app.
    • Used GIT version control system (from CLI).
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      Junior Frontend Developer

      (The NodeHub, Zaragoza)

      • Web Developer
      • UI Developer
      • I used to be involved in all the phases of Software Development Life Cycle including requirements gathering, Design, and Analysis of the Customer Specifications, Development and Customization of the projects.
      • We developed highly custom-crafted webpages for different customers collaborating with a Design Studio to bring to life "pixel-perfect" layouts.
      • Here, I mastered CSS because I was using it on a daily basis. And I started learning about Javascript because my superior, Fran, mentored me.
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      Drawing Teacher

      (Camón Aznar School, Zaragoza)

      • Instructor
      • Illustrator
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      Freelancer: Web Dev, Arts/Illustration and Graphic Design

      Graphic Artist, Illustrator, Designer and Frontend Developer

      • Freelancer
      • Web Developer
      • UI Developer
      • Illustrator
      • I spent several years making websites, doing my best to make them fast, engaging and accessible.
      • I learnt how to communicate with clients before and during a commission.
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Education

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    B. Agriculture Engineering

    La Almunia Polytechnic University School (EUPLA)

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    Aditional Education

    • IT
      • Vue 3 Composition API

        (Vue Mastery)

        • From Vue 2 to Vue 3

          (Vue Mastery)

          • Vue 3 Reactivity

            (Vue Mastery)

            • Build an offline-first, data-driven PWA

              (Google Codelabs)

              • JavaScript Promises

                (Udacity)

                • React: from zero to hero

                  (ERNI)

                  • Browser Rendering Optimization

                    (Udacity)

                    • webpack: The Core Concepts

                      (webpack.academy)

                      • PHP

                        (Codecademy)

                        • LololoLodash

                          (NodeSchool)

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                          • Javascripting

                            (NodeSchool)

                            • Git-it

                              (NodeSchool)

                              • Scope Chains and Closures

                                (NodeSchool)

                                • JavaScript Basics

                                  (Udacity)

                                  • HTML & CSS

                                    (Codecademy)

                                    • Make an Interactive WebSite

                                      (Codecademy)

                                      • Introduction to JavaScript

                                        (Codecademy)

                                        • Real Time Web with Node.js

                                          (CodeSchool)

                                          • Flex-box CSS

                                            (DesarrolloWeb)

                                            • AutoCAD Course

                                              (EUPLA)

                                              • R 101

                                                (EUPLA)

                                                • HTML 101

                                                  (PixarNet SL)

                                                  • VisualBasic 101

                                                    (PixarNet SL)

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                                                  Attitude

                                                  • I consider myself to be a humanist.
                                                  • I am a fast-learner with an analytic and creative mindset.
                                                  • I focus on having good communication with my teammates, mentors, mentees and superiors.
                                                  • I feel motivated by the technical challenges of my work.
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