John Macaluso

Hi from JMac

I'm a web craftsman with 8 years experience. My expertise is on the front end where use my knowledge of HTML, CSS and JS to create beautiful user interfaces. Currently, I'm a full time employee at Infor Hook & Loop, where I'm working with ES6, Angular and PostCSS to help create Infor Hook & Loop's open source ecosystem.

You can reach me at macaluso [at] john [.] com

Work Experience

Software Engineer

Infor Hook & Loop, March 2017 - Present

Work with design system team architecting, building and maintaining the single source of truth documentation site for all of Infor’s front end libraries. In depth experience with Angular 2+ ecosystem along with PostCSS. Gained experience with Python backend with Wagtail CMS. Built UX prototypes for user testing. Also, served as UI developer with a high level of focus on interaction and animations of cutting edge prototype.

Senior Front End Developer

Constructive, June 2014 - March 2017

Front end developer for various clients in the Non-profit and Education space. I create responsive websites using HTML, Sass, JS, React and PHP. Gained experience working with the WP REST API. Implement complex data visualizations with highcharts.js. Won Communication Arts “webpick of the day” for work done on climateworks.org

Freelance,Front End Developer

Brandibble, June 2014 - February 2015

I utilized my skills with HTML, Sass, jQuery and jinja to create elegant and responsive user interfaces for several restaurant’s websites. Gained familiarity with Python backend technologies. Gained experience with early stage startup in restaurant tech space.

UX Design Immersive

General Assemb.ly, March 2014 - May 2014

Immersive UX Design student at General Assembly. Exposed to all aspects of the process of design. User research, wireframing, Interaction design, prototyping, visual design, stakeholder interviews, user testing, heuristic audits, user flows, site mapping. Worked on real world projects. Design HR platform for charter school consultancy.

Freelance, Front End Developer / Designer

Various Clients, January 2013 - March 2014

Designer & Front End Developer in charge of designing and building a variety of content heavy websites. HTML/CSS and jQuery. Other tasks include design and development of blogs and microsites. Performed cross browser testing and bug fixes. Worked under tight deadlines to deliver completed projects to clients.

Freelance, WordPress Developer

BBC America, April 2012 - September 2012

Responsible for monitoring multiple websites for global television network. Utilize HTML/CSS, PHP and jQuery to build out site features, including custom widgets and specialized blogs. Debug and fix cross browser display issues.

Skills

Front End Development, HTML/CSS, Sass, Less, PostCSS, Javascript, ReactJS, Angular, jQuery, Gulp, Webpack, Git, Terminal, Prototyping, WordPress, PHP, UX, UI, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Familiarity with: Ruby on Rails, Python

Education

UXDi, May 2014

General Assemb.ly, New York, NY

User Experience Design

Bachelor of Arts, May 2003

University of Hartford, CT

Member of the Lacrosse team