John Fajardo

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Full stack web developer obsessed with building tools to make everyone’s job easier. With experience in Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, and React and a background in social media and journalism, I discovered web development as a kid by wondering how websites are made and never looked back. I bring strong skills that help your company achieve your goals.


TECHNICAL PROJECTS
Welp - Github: Frontend - Backend | Demo | Deployed demo

A Yelp clone to leave reviews on real estate properties.

  • Uses Ruby on Rails to handle the backend along with JSON web tokens and bCrypt for user authentication.
  • Serializes and handles data through Postgres with PosGis to store user, property and review data.
  • Uses React with React-Map-GL for client side rendering.
App idea generator - Github | Deployed demo | Blog post

A joke app that mashes api together to generate project ideas

  • Built on Ruby on Rails
  • Uses Nokogiri to scrape the list of APIs
Artstagram - Github | Demo

An art-oriented Instagram clone

  • Uses Ruby on Rails as a JSON backend server. Seed content comes from the MET museum API.
  • Frontend is a single page app made in pure javascript.
  • Uses Semantic-UI for CSS styling.
VHS Club - Github | Demo | Deployed demo

A 90’s inspired movie rental app

  • Uses on Ruby on Rails as a pure MVC app.
  • Pulls seed data from The Movie Database.
  • Uses Bootstrap SASS to style views.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Flatiron School bootcamp graduate. CompTIA A++ certified. Proficiency in Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Jekyll, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Git, React, Redux, ActiveRecord, SASS, LESS, Bootstrap, Semantic-UI, Material-UI.


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Staples, New York City, NY

Tech sales associate/Computer repair technician, 2017 - 2018

  • Diagnosed desktop and laptop computers and repair them accordingly.
  • Configured new computers and perform any necessary software updates.
  • Performed preventive maintenance as well as educate the customer on the use of their equipment.
The Weather Channel, New York City, NY

Social Media Editor, 2016

  • Doubled the engagement rate by interacting with TWC’s audience.
  • Scripted and curated content TWC’s social media verticals.
BuzzFeed, Inc, New York City, NY

Social Media Editor, 2015 - 2016

  • Tripled Facebook user base in nine months and increased Twitter audience by 15%
  • Used my programming skills to develop my own tool to monitor Twitter trends across the Latin American region.

EDUCATION

Flatiron School - 2019
  • Full Stack Web Development program.
Universidad Central de Venezuela - Caracas, Venezuela - 2008
  • Degree: Bachelor’s degree in Media Studies/Communications.