Byron Hulcher

Phone # available on request New York / New Jersey
Phone # available on request New York / New Jersey


Client-side Javascript: React, ES6, Vue, Ember

Additional interests: Progressive web apps, choo, A-Frame

Server-side Javascript: Node.js, Express, Grunt/Gulp, npm/yarn

Additional interests: Twitter bots, NodeBots, linting, testing

CSS: PostCSS, SASS, Responsive Design

Additional interests: flexbox, grid, animation, design systems

Python: Django, pyenv, pip

Additional interests: PyGame

Also: AMP, MySQL, MongoDB, AWS, Digital Ocean, Unity, game dev, UX design


Sr. Design Engineer (Swiftype)

@ elastic

Remote (Dec 2018 - Present)
  • Building accessible and performant dashboards for Swiftype's range of search products
  • Migrated Ruby on Rails application to React single page application
  • A bunch of other stuff
  • I'm not really looking for a job right now so I'm not putting much thought into this entry

Web Developer (Team Lead)

@ New York Magazine

NY, NY (Apr 2016 - Dec 2018)
  • Responsible for The Cut and Intelligencer sites and universal article experience across all verticals
  • Launched politics and technology vertical Intelligencer, featuring a new homepage combining article content with manually curated "snackable" content
  • Released a re-designed article template for all NY Mag verticals, the first in five years
  • Relaunched The Cut with a new homepage, awarded Website of the Year by Adweek and nominated for a Digiday Publishing Award
  • Built new image gallery article type to replace out-dated slideshows running on a legacy CMS

Software Engineer

@ Meetup

NY, NY (Oct 2014 - Apr 2016)
  • Created customer facing pages and flows for new enterprise product
  • Moved front-end towards a mobile-first responsive design using in-house CSS framework
  • Supported other front-end engineers with back-end code in Python, Java, and Scala

Full-Stack Software Engineer

@ JW Player

NY, NY (Nov 2013 - Sep 2014)
  • Maintained and implemented new features for the existing JW Player Angular.js dashboard and Python-driven back-end platform

Full-Stack Developer

@ Stray Boots

NY, NY (Dec 2012 - Nov 2013)
  • Designed and implemented API and dashboard for user accounts and multi-device gameplay, including updates to Backbone.js-driven front-end and Django-powered back-end

Full-Stack Developer

@ Offerpop

NY, NY (Jun 2011 - Dec 2012)
  • Built Facebook apps using Django and Backbone.js for clients such as MTV, Marvel, Universal Music, Disney, Unilever, and Wells Fargo


B.S. Computer Science, B.S. Games & Simulations Arts and Sciences

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Sep 2007- May 2011)