Kevin smith


Senior Software Engineer

Based in Salt Lake City, UT, United States

3 projects listed

Approximate rate


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40 hours/week

"Please contact me with your requirements so that we can discuss the details and I can send you a proposal."

About me  

I currently work for Taulia as a Senior Software Engineer, where I use technologies like Backbone.js and Java/Groovy. My previous job was at as a Front End Engineer, where I learned how to optimize pages for mobile as well as speed under heavy traffic loads.

In my free time, I started a company called Spread Stoke, which is a user-contributed online magazine, and was the sole engineer on that project.

In 2013 I graduated from the most intense coding school San Francisco has to offer, called Hack Reactor.

Main expertise

I have extensive knowledge of modern JavaScript development using tools like Backbone, Node, and jQuery. I am also a CSS and Sass expert, and I love creating clean pages and apps that look great on every device. Recently, I have been learning back-end API development in Java and Groovy.

My biggest achievement and my soft skills

I am a software engineer with product and people skills. I love creating new products from scratch, while thinking about the end goal from a user's perspective. I have started a few companies in my free time, and have experience with everything from sales to marketing. I am very hard working and goal driven.

My interests

  • Freelancing
  • Fulltime work
  • Being a cofounder
  • Remote work

Industries I worked in

  • Financial Services
  • Consumer Products
  • Startups

Companies I worked for

Taulia,, Spread Stoke

Experience, education and endorsements

Languages, expertises and skills

  • English

  • Web, Mobile & Software Development
  • Web/Mobile Design & UI/UX

  • JavaScript
  • 4 pt.
  • CSS3
  • 3 pt.
  • Java
  • 3 pt.
  • Backbone.js
  • 3 pt.
  • Sass
  • 2 pt.
  • MySQL
  • 1 pt.
  • Groovy
  • 1 pt.
  • Git
  • 1 pt.
  • HTML5
  • 1 pt.
  • AngularJS
  • Mobile Design
  • Node.js
  • MongoDB
  • Responsive Design
  • jQuery
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