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Web Developer Engineer

Kent, Washington, United States
April 22, 2019

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Ross McAdams



Senior Web Developer with 10+ years of IT experience and specializing in building applications using JavaScript ES6, HTML5, CSS3 in a Continuous Integration and Scrum environments.


Coding: HTML5, CSS3, ES6, React, SCSS, AngularJS, LoDash, jQuery

IDE: JetBrains, VS Code, NetBeans

Other skills: GIT, Chrome Dev Tools, Atlassian products

Design tools: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator


Disney Tech 10-2017 to Present

Front-end Engineer

●POC internal tools using React and ES6

●Working within a custom environment made up of an in house work flow, leveraging AngularJS and using LESS and NodeJS

●Built out a design document for a new project

●Making new screens for user interaction using the in-house work flow

●Preserving compatibility with second party integrators while building and maintaining features

●Complying with web accessibility guidelines

●Keeping a high level of confidence with unit tests using JasminJS and Karma

●Working directly with Backend Devs, SDETs, and Project Manager

●Working in an agile scrum environment

McGraw Hill Education 5-2017 to 9-2017

Front-end Engineer

●Building components using Angular 4 with and Redux.js

●Working with the team toward better dev practices

●Maintaining and building unit tests with Mocha and Chia

●Implemented new functional tests using Selenium

●Working in a scrum environments

●Working directly with Backend Devs, QA, and Project Managers

Agilysys 9-2014 to 5-2017

Software Engineer

●Working on language translation implementation and standards

●Modularized the AngularJS app in a step towards continuous integration

●Built AngularJS services and directives to make complex tasks easier

●Working with the team toward better dev practices and knowledge of ES6

●Working on site performance

●Maintaining and updating CSS using LESS

●Maintaining and building unit tests within Jasmin

●Working in scrum and kanban environments

●Working directly with Backend Devs, QA, and Project Managers

●Implemented automatic handling of errors from API services

●Converted legacy pages to AngularJS

United Health Group / Optum 2-2014 to 9-2014

Sr. JavaScript Developer

●Worked in a scrum agile dev environment.

●Worked in a team creating a one-page app

●Modified HTML templates to use AngularJS Bindings

●Set up API requests in AngularJS Resources

●Built out AngularJS Controllers and Services

●Assisted staff with phone and in person interviews

Moneytree, Inc. 10-2013 to 2-2014

Web Developer

●Updating and maintaining the new site and intranet using a CMS

●Building templates and organizing data for display to users

●Using CMS Web Parts and macros to simplify data input for CMS users

●Working with the team to plan new templates and design elements

●Updating and organizing CSS for more optimization

Technorati Media, Inc. 5-2013 to 9-2013

Web Developer

●Creating and editing HTML, CSS and JavaScript for UI / UX

●Maintaining UI using Twitter Bootstrap and custom CSS documents

●Creating and updating JavaScript templates

●Creating mockups and wireframes

IGN Entertainment, Inc. 9-2009 to 8-2012

Web Developer

●Creating HTML templates

●Used strict CSS grid layout methods based off of 960gs

●jQuery used for AJAX, animations and DOM manipulation

●Handled cross-domain issues when implementing AJAX

●Parsed and manipulated data to and from multiple API’s

●Worked within MVC to build dynamic pages and sites

●Built custom widgets

●Created ZenForo theme modification

●Implemented third party technologies:

oType Kit and Google Web Fonts for UI design

oWebPurify API for keeping index pages PG13

●Helped set and maintain coding standards for CSS, JavaScript and PHP name-spacing

Clubspaces Inc. 8-2007 to 7-2009

Web Developer / Designer

●Designing site mock-ups and graphics

●Hand coding xHTML and CSS

●Became familiar with cross browser xHTML and CSS issues

●Maintaining sites CSS and images using Clubspaces Inc. CMS

●Maintaining over 300 individual CSS documents for CMS and special clients

●Developed layout using table-less and tabled design methods

●Working closely with the development team to update products and assist in layout of elements, to take advantage of newer and cleaner CSS methods

Living Canvas Tattoos Inc. 8-2005 to 10-2006

Web Developer / Designer - Freelance

●Designing, building, and maintaining the Living Canvas Tattoos Inc. web site

●All site graphics custom made in Photoshop and/or Illustrator


University of Advancing Technologies

Associate of Arts Degree in Digital Animation Production

Collins College

Associate of Arts Degree in Visual Communication

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