Pittsburgh, PA
acm6603@gmail.com
adammiller.co
508-314-1457

Adam Miller, Software Engineer

Highlights

2018

SamsClub.com, Principal Engineer

2018

Led a complete rewrite of SamsClub.com from an assortment of frontend frameworks to an isomorphic, single-page React + Redux application. Resulted in a 100% increase in conversion and a 150% decrease in time to interactive while creating a unified and consistent experience for users.

2013

Saturday Morning Projects, Founder

2013

Founded and ran a software engineering consultancy business for 4 years taking products from concept to implementation to launch and beyond for clients in the advertising, retail, start-up, and non-profit sectors. Managed all aspects of the business, including client relationships, marketing, accounting, along with day-to-day coding.

2011

Mozilla MarkUp, Lead Engineer

2011

Created a web-app for Mozilla that allowed users to contribute their drawing or signature to a growing linear dialog projected in 3D space. The site was available in 14 languages at launch and at its peak, users were submitting 25k signatures per hour. Custom compression algorithms had to be created and tuned to keep the site performant.

2010

Wikipedia, FE Engineer

2010

Consulted with the Wikimedia Usability Initiative to research, develop and test new user interface visuals and functionality. Primarily responsible for writing and testing a new set of CSS styles for Wikipedia, as well as working on the advanced editor, search suggestions and collapsible navigation. Many of these features are still in use on Wikipedia.

2009

RedBull.com, Tech Lead

2009

Led cross-functional team through global re-design of Redbull.com, a consolidation of over 900 properties, launched in 140 Countries. Post launch traffic increased over 30%, ATOS increased 2x to 8 mins.

Work Experience

Dec 2020 - Current

Walmart eCommerce, Principal Software Engineer

Dec 2020 - Current
Feb 2016 - Dec 2020

Walmart eCommerce, Staff Software Engineer

Feb 2016 - Dec 2020
Jul 2009 - Apr 2019

Saturday Morning Projects, Founder

Jul 2009 - Apr 2019
Jan 2011 - Apr 2013

The Barbarian Group, Senior Design Technologist

Jan 2011 - Apr 2013
Sep 2009 - Sep 2010

Wikimedia Foundation, Contract Web Developer

Sep 2009 - Sep 2010
Jun 2007 - Jul 2009

The Barbarian Group, Developer

Jun 2007 - Jul 2009

Education

2003 - 2007

Rochester Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Science, New Media and Information Technology

2003 - 2007
  • Pursued an interdisciplinary study of Computer Science and Graphic Design
  • Worked with Faculty to create new coursework to explore writing software for the web with Ruby
  • Lead an interdisciplinary team to create a new web app for the School of Design Archives

Soft Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • Leadership
  • Adaptability
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Positive Attitude
  • Inquisitiveness
  • Presentational Skills
  • Self-Starter
  • Mentorship

Hard Skills

  • Software Architecture
  • UI/UX Design
  • Cloud Architecture
  • TDD
  • Functional Programming
  • Data Structures
  • Algorithms
  • SEO
  • A11Y

Tools

  • JavaScript
  • Typescript
  • Node
  • React
  • Redux
  • CSS + Preprocessors
  • Ruby
  • Rust
  • Go
  • Semantic HTML