Hello! I'm Brandon Nolan, a experienced Full Stack Engineer, Front-end and Back-end Developer, specializing in crafting robust web applications that add tangible business value. Here's why I stand out:
• Full Stack Development: With experience spanning from frontend to backend, I'm adept at crafting dynamic web applications using technologies like React, NodeJs, Express, MongoDB, and more (MERN Stack).
• DevOps & Deployment: I don't just build applications; I ensure they are efficiently deployed. My expertise with Docker, NGINX, Digital Ocean, Cyclic and Netlify or any other platform you'll choose, means your web project is not just built right but deployed right.
• Attention to Design: As a certified UX/UI designer, I ensure that my applications don't just work well but look great. I've created designs for prominent brands, ensuring brand consistency and improved user experience.
• SEO & Performance: It's not just about building. I ensure your sites and apps are discoverable with SEO best practices and run efficiently, focusing on optimized performance.
• Collaborative Spirit: Having worked with diverse teams and managed intricate projects, I value open communication and collaboration, ensuring that my client's vision is always met.
If you're in search of a dedicated developer who understands both the technical intricacies and the importance of good design, let's chat!
• Full Stack Development:
End-to-End Solutions: Seamlessly integrating frontend and backend components.
Comprehensive Expertise: Proficient in a diverse range of technologies, tools, and frameworks.
Unified Approach: Ensuring consistency, efficiency, and scalability across the stack.
Adaptive Development: Delivering responsive, mobile-first, and cross-platform applications.
Full Lifecycle Support: From initial concept, design, development, to deployment and maintenance.
• Front End Development:
Intuitive UX/UI: Crafting user-centric interfaces that are engaging and responsive.
Framework Mastery: Proficient in UI frameworks for React, like Bootsrap, Tailwind, Chakra UI, Material UI and more.
Performance-Oriented: Employing best practices to ensure swift page loads and smooth transitions.
Mobile-First Design: Ensuring compatibility and optimal performance across all device types.
Seamless Integration: Full backend integration to guarantee flawless data flow and dynamic functionality.
• Backend Development:
Robust Server Management: Setting up and maintaining servers using tools like Node.js, Express etc.
Data Handling: Proficient in various databases, both SQL (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (e.g., MongoDB). Could implement headless CMS as well using Strapi or other platofrms.
API Development: Crafting RESTful and GraphQL APIs for seamless data transmission.
Security Measures: Implementing authentication, authorization, and other security protocols.
Scalability and Efficiency: Designing systems that grow with user demand and ensure optimal performance.
• Graphic Design:
Extensive experience in creating compelling graphics, illustrations, and branding assets for diverse clientele and organizations.
Demonstrated expertise in popular design tools such as Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects.
Managed and executed graphic design projects for high-profile clients
Skillful in photo editing and digital image enhancement, with proficiency in Lightroom.
Knowledgeable in motion design, showcasing ability in tools like Blender, Cinema 4D, and Twinmotion.
• UX/UI Design:
Completed a comprehensive Google UX/UI Design course, gaining essential principles and techniques.
Experienced in crafting intuitive and aesthetically pleasing web interfaces.
Proficient in using leading UX/UI design tools such as Figma and Adobe XD.
Demonstrated ability in team management and project management, essential for executing large-scale UX/UI projects.
Hands-on experience in overseeing a variety of projects that include UX/UI design elements.