Dennis Morello

Front-End Engineer
Milan, Italy
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https://morello.dev
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dennismorello@gmail.com
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+39 393 310 5601
I am a Front-End Engineer based in Milan. I love learning new things and staying up-to-date with the latest Web technologies.
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Work Experience

ContentWise

Software Engineer
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Apr, 2019 - Current

I am responsible of many things, including:

  • architecting, building and maintaining next-gen web-apps for our products
  • taking part at the recruiting process, interviewing and evaluating candidates
  • mentoring junior colleagues in their activities
  • speaking at internal meet-ups

ContentWise

Junior Software Engineer
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May, 2016 - Apr, 2019

I was responsible to build and maintain the administrative portal for our recommender engine.

Education

Università degli Studi di Trieste

Master's Degree in Computer Science Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, 110/110 with honors
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2014 - 2016

Design and development of an automatic fake reviews generator based on neural networks.

Università degli Studi di Trieste

Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology Engineering, Information Technology Engineering, 105/110
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2009 - 2013

Design and development of an automated tool to systematically alter JavaScript code for testing purposes.

I.T.I. "G. Galilei" – Gorizia

IT Expert, Information Technology, Computer Systems, 100/100
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2004 - 2009

Projects

COVID-19 Tracker

2020 - Current

React Awesome Reveal

2019 - Current

A library for React apps that adds reveal animations using the Intersection Observer API to detect when the elements appear in the viewport. Animations are internally provided by Animate.css to benefit from hardware acceleration.

React Test Attributes

2019 - Current

A library for React apps that decorates the DOM with custom attributes that can be used to uniquely indentify elements in a page. The main use case is for E2E testing using tools like Cypress or Selenium.

Dev Blog

2019 - Current

Notes about JavaScript, ReactJS and other dev stuff.

Internships

Innova S.p.A.

Software Developer
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Oct, 2015 - Dec, 2015

I developed an HTML5/JS audio player running on nw.js with waveform visualization and near real-time audio filters.

Skills

  • JavaScript
  • Modern JavaScript (ES6+)
  • TypeScript
  • React
  • Next.js
  • GatsbyJS
  • HTML5
  • CSS(-in-JS)
  • Build Tools
  • Git
  • *nix (macOS, Linux)

Languages

Italian
Native
English
Intermediate

Publications

“Best Dinner Ever!!!”: Automatic Generation of Restaurant Reviews with LSTM-RNN

Machine Learning Lab - Università degli Studi di Trieste
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Nov, 2016

Patents and Certifications

Frameworkless Front-End Development Workshop
2019
Car Driving License
2008
ECDL
2007

Volunteering

Homophobic Bullying Prevention

Arcigay Trieste/Gorizia
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2014 - 2016

Training activities in middle and high schools for the prevention of homophobic bullying; volunteer group coordinator in "Arcigay Trieste/Gorizia" non-profit association.

Blood Donor

FIDAS Isontina
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2008 - 2018

Hobbies

  • Photography
  • Side-projects
  • Open-source Software