Jon Sakas

Software Engineer & Technology Leader
Denver, Colorado
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https://jon.sakas.co
Charismatic, positive team leader and forward-thinking developer with marketing knowledge. Balances a broad range of technical capabilities and insights with authentic consumer understanding and creative approaches to marketing problems.
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Work Experience

Doubledrop

Owner
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2019 - Current

Building high performance, accessible, beautiful websites and web apps.

Beatport

Engineering Manager
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2018 - 2019
  • Managed team of 9 full stack software engineers.
  • Led development for the completion of new product initiatives.
  • Ran all agile ceremonies including planning, backlog maintenance, sprint review, and daily standup.

Beatport

Senior Software Engineer
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2014 - 2018
  • Lead maintainer for flagship e-commerce product which serves over 5 million users.
  • Built frontend component library (Beatport UI) which currently powers 5 production applications.
  • Architected and deployed Content Management System for internal and external parties.

Digital Evolution Group

UI Engineer
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2014 - 2014
  • Created mobile optimized front-end applications for web and email.
  • Work with strategic and creative teams to produce content that was both user-friendly and forward thinking to maximize campaign success.
  • Collaborated with marketing managers to brainstorm impactful campaigns
  • Creatively matched marketing goals with appropriate technical plans

Merkle, Inc.

Solution Developer
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2010 - 2014

Led a team of developers and worked alongside marketing managers to come up with and execute mobile optimized, device-driven marketing campaigns for some of the world’s best-known brands.

  • Technical lead for a team of 10 developers
  • Collaborated with marketing managers to brainstorm impactful campaigns
  • Creatively matched marketing goals with appropriate technical plans
  • Developed and maintained a proprietary web application for internal use
  • Clients included: Samsung, Eddie Bauer, Royal Caribbean Cruises, DirecTV, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts

Web Development & Graphic Design

  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • Sass
  • PostCSS
  • CSS-in-JS
  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript
  • React
  • Vue
  • Backbone
  • jQuery
  • Babel
  • Webpack
  • Grunt
  • Gulp
  • REST
  • SOAP
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sketch

Computer Programming & Database

  • Python
  • Django
  • Flask
  • Node
  • Express
  • PHP
  • Zend
  • WordPress
  • MySQL
  • PostgresQL
  • GraphQL
  • NoSQL
  • Linux
  • Shell
  • Bash
  • Docker
  • Compose
  • Vagrant
  • GCP
  • AWS
  • Firebase

Workflow & Productivity

  • Test-Driven Development
  • Continous Integration & Delivery
  • Git
  • Agile
  • Kanban

Marketing & Analytics

  • Google Analytics
  • Salesforce Marketing Cloud (ExactTarget)
  • SendGrid
  • Segment
  • Looker
  • CRM