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Front End Tech Lead

Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
December 03, 2018

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Justo Tellez


Professional Objective

I consider myself a developer that brings worlds of technology and creativity together. With over 10 years experience as a front-end developer, I have created web and mobile app experiences for clients such as Mercedes-Benz, Coca-Cola, Interac, Tim Hortons, and participACTION. As a lead developer I work closely with creative teams to bring to life digital experiences across a number of platforms. I vigorously keep on the pulse of new technologies and have been featured in Strategy Magazine for my work on The Human Snow Globe and

Professional Experience

Zulu Alpha Kilo (2015 – Present)

Lead Developer

Build, lead and develop quality code using modern web frameworks. (Angular, React, Node)

Work alongside the creative team to deliver pixel perfect applications across all browsers.

Spearhead build tools for project deployment. (Webpack, Yarn, NPM, GIT)

Help guide, mentor and coach team members on best practices around unit testing, code and documentation. (Jest)

Collaborate directly with clients and work one-on-one to ensure the end product is tailored to their specifications. (Motts, Harley-Davidson, Corona, Bell, Interac, Participation, Tim Hortons)

Work with management to spearhead technical decision making regarding new projects.

Working in an agile environment to build functionally working prototypes and proof of concepts.

FCB (2013 – 2015)

Senior Frontend Developer

Developed public-facing web applications based on wireframes and designs.

Proposed existing and potential libraries and frameworks (Angular, Node, Bootstrap) and design practices (Grids, Flexbox, Responsive) with the creative team to deliver a fast and efficient application.

Provided solutions and problem solving on projects with tight deadlines.

Developed a human snow globe, using Angular as our front end and Firebase as our backend service, by syncing our application to a Raspberry PI powering a snow machine using an Arduino kit.

Sapient (2013 – 4-month contract)

Senior Flash Developer / Frontend Developer

Developed engaging user experiences and quality rich media banner campaigns and applications for automotive clients including Dodge, Jeep, and Chrysler.

Managed the conversion of Flash applications to modern HTML5 builds using Javascript, TweenMax, and CanvasJS.

Henderson Bas(2009 – 2013)

Senior Flash Developer / Frontend Developer

Developed public-facing contests, Facebook, and web applications for clients. (Tim Hortons, Mercedes, Triscuit, Coke-Cola, Nestea, Oreo)

Worked closely with the creative team to deliver engaging microsites.

Created project scopes and timelines using JIRA to organize sprints and milestones.

Created and managed in-house standards for building HTML5 / Canvas banner campaigns for tablets.

Digital Cement (2007 – 2009)

Creative Designer / Flash Developer

Freelancer – (2003 – Present)

Multimedia Development

Affinity Solutions (2006 – 2007)

Flash Developer

CCN Matthews (2005 – 2006)

Creative Designer / Flash Developer

Soft Skills

Strong multi-tasking skills under pressure

Excellent written and spoken communication skills (English and Spanish)

Knowledgeable in the latest coding practises

Strong problem-solving skills

Creative thinker and explorer of new initiatives

Professional Skills

Web – AngularJS, ReactJS, Redux, SASS, NodeJS, JavaScript, HTML5, User Experience, User Interface, Webpack, NPM, Mongo, MySQL

Admin - Microsoft Office, Teams, Slack

Additional - Adobe Photoshop, Invision, Jira, Wordpress, Drupal 8


International Academy of Design and Technology:

Digital Media Design Diploma 2004

Durham College:

Certificate in Flash Development 2005

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