Shaun Grady

Front-End Web Developer


Accomplished professional and dynamic senior leader with + years of hands-on experience developing and driving user-friendly interface strategies forward with a proven record steering and delivering major projects using TypeScript, Angular, Sass, and graphic design transformations. Ability to work in small or large teams of developers, and lead a number of developers as a front-end leader and mentor. Thrives in low- or high-volume environments with ability to navigate changing business needs, and in implementing unique strategies and innovative designs to increase the overall business vision. Seeking a JavaScript-focused position on a performant front-end development team.

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Professional Experience

Personal Strengths Publishing
November 2019–March 2020
Senior Software Engineer

Works closely with the design and engineering teams building out the Core Strengths "Relationship Intelligence" Angular application while also advocating for improvements to process and procedures for the growing team.

Arlo Technologies
July–November 2019
Senior Software Engineer

Responsible for leading a new product initiative for the web team, introducing best standards and practices to the development process, and assisting with the migration of the Arlo web client from AngularJS to Angular.

Atria Wealth Solutions
2010–2019 Acquired CUSO Financial Services in 2017
Senior Front-End Developer

Reports to the Senior Vice President of Software Development and entrusted to work with managers, stakeholders, and developers researching user needs, informing technical and UI designs, and executing on those designs, with a focus on strong front-end design and development practices. As a senior developer, this position requires complete ownership of designated areas of responsibility including the ongoing design, development, testing, release, maintenance, upgrades, stability, and availability of all front-end systems owned by the Atria engineering team while working remotely.

  • Implemented and retained the design, development, and maintenance of the Angular app, Sass-based stylesheets, and Haml-based view templates while working closely with back-end Rails/PostgreSQL team to negotiate, influence the design of, and implement elegant APIs for front end integration.
  • When tasked with a time-constrained, short-staffed project, effectively deployed emotional intelligence during planning and development, ensuring stress levels of staff were manageable; the project was successfully completed on time.
  • Responsible for daily communications regarding changes and bug-fixes made to the application for executives, fellow developers, testers, and managers during the QA and User Acceptance Testing of the developed product.
  • Created a single-page app built with Angular 7, Highcharts, and Sass; bundled with Angular CLI and was recognized and given an innovation award for leading technical design and development. Back-end built with Rails and PostgreSQL.
  • Championed improvement of ongoing operations by contributing to sprint processes, user stories, visual designs, and code reviews; conducting end-user interviews; and writing well-crafted and well-tested code.
Estately, Inc.
UI/UX Designer, Front-End Developer, Graphic Designer

Hired to optimize operations and develop the branding front-end of Hired to optimize operations and develop the branding front-end of Hands-on developer on a team composed of diverse programming talent, while concurrently providing insight, and steering direction of the future vision and ongoing development.

  • Enabled Sass, Haml, and jQuery-centric JavaScript development to establish a strong branding front end for a Ruby on Rails and PostgreSQL back-end.
  • Enhanced the design and implementations of A/B testing and conversion analysis with Google Analytics and SEO.
  • Deployed the development and maintenance of front-end systems.

Additional Positions Held

Freelance Graphic Designer and Front-End Web Developer

Freelancer for graphic design and front-end web development, including logo design, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, CRM, payment-processing integrations, and photographic post-processing, correction, and compositing.

Anne Gerdes Web Design – Web Designer
(Prior to Earning Degree)

Created visual design mockups, authored HTML templates, and developed supporting stylesheets.


The Art Institute of Seattle
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, 2008