Vaughn - Javascript Developer - Seattle, WA, USA

Nate Vaughn

Seattle, WA, USA


Javascript Developer



Work History

Software Developer Engineer II


From January 2014

Front end engineer in Seller Support. Contribute to seller facing support tools and internally facing
administrative tools in service of sellers. JavaScript, HTML, CSS with some exposure to Java.

Staff Engineer (JavaScript) & Team Lead

Double Down Interactive / IGT

February 2012 - January 2014

Technology lead for an established product start-up, post acquisition. HTML5 game running inside native app (iOS, Android) webview. All JavaScript; LimeJS, Closure, SASS, Python, Phantom &
Mocha for unit tests, various bash scripting, CDN deploys via BuildBot. SVN, Sublime Text, and some

Developer & Technology Lead


From July 2011

Technology lead for an agency start-up. Built mobile first website using html5, jQuery, yepnope, and git. Shepherd all development efforts. Research and prototype new techniques and technologies.

Developer & T-Mobile Team Tech Lead

Microsoft, MasterCard, and AT&T

From January 2010

Lead developer on client projects. Evangelised to client technology team. Led effort to establish code
patterns library. Also lead development work for Microsoft, MasterCard, and AT&T.

Web Development Director

From August 2000

Responsible for all presentation layer deliverables, resource & project management, code quality,
professional team development, requirements gathering, estimation & analysis, budgetary
performance, and project success.

● Established browser, device, and os standards with tactical process for refinement
● Provided consistent team vision (what to do) and implementation tactics (how to do it)
● Fostered culture of free information exchange successfully leveraging team expertise
● Hired, mentored, structured, and grew Web Development Team from four to fourteen
● Led the team through evolution from table-based to semantic css driven markup
● Established best practice and code review initiatives that increased productivity and quality
● Coordinated high profile development for: Prime Retail, Target, the Metropolitan Opera,
Tully's, the Seattle Opera, Dexter-Chaney, Noble House, & Brown-Forman
● Served as mentor and technical resource for the agency
● Lead web developer for high profile clients including: the Metropolitan Opera, Gene Juarez,
Nintendo, Anne Geddes, the Seattle International Film Festival, & Perilous Fight for KCTS

Qualifications & Certifications


Hard Knocks

Ballard High School

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