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Engineer Software

Delray Beach, FL
November 11, 2018

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Akim Desire

A: **** NW *nd St., Delray Beach, FL 33444 l C: 772-***-**** l E: L: l W: l G: Professional Summary

Software Engineer with experience using test driven development to code up clean, stable applications, featuring quality user interfaces/experiences, and responsive design. Fluent in several JavaScript Frameworks such as ReactJS/Redux (with Enzyme and Jest), NodeJS (with Mocha, Chai, and Express), MongoDB, jQuery and PostgreSQL. Also fluent in HTML, CSS, along with My SQL, PHP, Java, Python and Visual Studio Code. I am also familiar with Photoshop and Illustrator, with proficiency with Microsoft Office.


Software Engineer Candidate Thinkful --March 2016-Present

• Created and deployed engaging and responsive applications using algorithms to solve complex problems and coding for optimal UI/UX, often coordinating the frontend and backend.

• Operated in high pressure scenarios where rapid and effective internalization and application of new technologies was required.

• Worked in both solo and team environments employing effective communication in an Agile framework, frequently collaborating with senior developers.

Recent Projects

• GO! – an application encouraging people to go outside, allowing them to post and comment on parks and places they’ve visited. Coded in ReactJS and MongoDB

• Uh-Sign-It – An application teaching the basics of American Sign Language, programmed using spaced repetition algorithms. Built on ReactJS and MongoDB

• Into The Maw – A dungeon crawling RPG with rock, paper, scissors at the core of combat mechanics. Built using ReactJS and MongoDB

• SiteStash – A bookmarking app coded in JavaScript, and jQuery. Education

Florida International University - May-2015

B.A Architecture & B.A Fine Art

North Miami Beach Senior High School - June-2011

High School Diploma


HTML5 CSS JavaScript jQuery React.JS Express.JS Node.JS PHP MySQL SQL AJAX Java Mongo.DB PostGres

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