William Robinson

William Robinson

Software Engineer

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Currently employed at Hypnos

Previous: Open Source, The Hollywood Reporter, Thrillist, Entertainment Weekly, NFL Media, Thomson Reuters

 

Previous: University Of Southern California

 

    Summary

    • Software engineer experienced in creating full-stack JavaScript applications with React, Redux, Node, Express, Apollo Client, GraphQL. • Leverage design patterns (particularly observer, container, and module), flux paradigm toward open-source developer tools. • Co-founder of Hypnos, a sandboxing tool for developers to test GraphQL-structured queries to RESTful APIs, leveraging the Apollo Client. • Recently gave a talk on Next.JS at Build with Code NYC. Github: https://github.com/wrobinson91

Experiences

Software Engineer

At Hypnos

From June 2019 to Present
• Leveraged Apollo Client/GraphQL and its REST package to make GraphQL-formatted calls to RESTful APIs by making concurrent API calls, exhibiting the querying language’s precision efficiency by solving overfetching and underfetching with declarative requests. • Implemented container pattern in...
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Software Engineer

At Open Source

From June 2019 to August 2019
schemaGen | Schema-mocking tool • Used React Router to decrease server calls, increase application load speed, and minimize taxing DOM re-rendering by declaring particular routes and components to conditionally render, displaying multiple views within an SPA, handled on the client side. •...
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Software Engineer

At Open Source

From June 2019 to August 2019
Two-Auth | NPM package to simplify two-factor authentication • Enhanced Node.js package which aids implementation of Twilio SMS/phone call authentication API by wrapping functions with new class that accommodates PostgreSQL and non-relational databases, abstracting complexities of native...
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Software Engineer

At Open Source

From June 2019 to August 2019
iSpy | Networked version of Codenames board game • Leveraged React-Redux to manage state of real-time multi-user application by implementing multiple reducers for particular elements of the game, improving state flow and reducing DOM re-renders by mapping variables in fewest amount of components. •...
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Digital Media

At The Hollywood Reporter, Thrillist, Entertainment Weekly, NFL Media, Thomson Reuters

From July 2013 to May 2019
• Wrote JavaScript script to boost efficiency to automate content aggregation, increasing speed up to 25% for primary job task. • Edited and properly formatted HTML within CMSs written with PHP, on top of underlying SQL databases. (WordPress, Drupal).
 

Skills

 
  • Agile Methodology
  • API
  • Back End
  • Bash Shell
  • Cascading Style Sheets
  • CSS3
  • Drupal
  • Git
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