Resume

I’m a multifaceted designer & engineer. I have deep knowledge and expertise earned through 14 years of client and product work.

Currently, Director of Engineering at Rokt.

me@tylergaw.comgithub.com/tylergawtylergaw-resume.pdf

Experience

  1. February 2021 – Present

    Director of Engineering

    Rokt

  2. June 2018 – May 2020

    Lead Front-end Engineer / Lead Designer

    StreetCred

    • Pitched, nurtured and executed product features to help grow and support our community of players
    • Led the design and development of our iOS/Android application built in React Native
    • Established high quality design and engineering best practices to grow our team
  3. February 2017 – June 2018

    Co-Founder / Designer / Front-end Engineer

    Limbo

    • Partnered on product vision, concept, strategy, and business model
    • Designed and built a slow-on-purpose profile form to help candidates take their time and think in-depth about their ideal work
    • Built an intentionally minimal, progressively-enhanced JS scaffold using Gulp, Rollup.JS, and ES2015
    • Produced a pattern library for consistent and collaborative design
  4. September 2014 – September 2017

    Senior Software Engineer

    The Groundwork

    • Built software that powered Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential Campaign responsible for 9MM donations totalling $600MM
    • Led a remote team of 7 engineers and designers. Conducted team meetings, helped define and clarify OKRs, and set expectations
    • Built the front-end event system for hillaryclinton.com used by over 14,000 to RSVP for the campaign kick-off rally in NYC
    • Designed products to serve dozens of nonprofits and NGOs including UNHCR and NYCHA
  5. March 2014 – September 2014

    Designer & Engineer

    Longform (freelance)

    • Designed the second version of their popular iOS app
    • Designed and built a mini marketing site to announce the app
  6. November 2011 – February 2014

    Product & Design Lead

    Readability (at Arc90)

    • Led a team of five engineers and designers. Held 1-on-1s, set and kept project pace. Worked with the CEO to define and execute product vision
    • Oversaw a redesign and rebuild of our iOS app, web site, and Chrome extension
  7. September 2008 – February 2014

    Designer & Engineer

    Arc90

  8. September 2007 – September 2008

    Designer & Engineer

    Freelance

  9. September 2006 – September 2007

    Web Designer

    Digi Craft Productions

Skills

  • Design of all variety; product, UX, UI, graphic, and more qualifiers
  • Writing
  • Producing and using pattern libraries and design systems
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Old timey JavaScript
  • New-fangled JavaScript
  • Sass
  • PostCSS
  • React
  • React Native
  • Redux
  • Webpack
  • Rollup.JS
  • Gulp
  • So many JS build tools
  • Python
  • Flask
  • Django
  • Ruby on Rails
  • PHP
  • Consuming RESTful and GraphQL APIs
  • Working with CI tools; Travis, Circle, GitHub Actions
  • Asking hard questions
  • Written communication
  • User stories
  • Meticulour project documentation

Education

November 2004 - September 2006

Bachelor of Science in Digital Arts and Design

Full Sail University, Orlando Florida