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Garland Key

Resumé

Currently living in

Wood River, Illinois, US

Work Preferences

Remote

Open to roles

Long Term Employee

About Me

#Big-picture#DivergentThinker#ADHD#FullStack#SoftwareEngineer#WebDev

Known for being curious, creative, and collaborative, this generalist excels at learning how things work, problem-solving, and adapting to new challenges. Has a history of creating and implementing successful frontend and full stack web applications. Designs and makes artwork, furniture, robotics, automated devices, and practical solutions to household problems during free time. Interested in contributing skills to a tech company with an established track record and an expanding reach.

Ideal Workplace Values

Producing products that positively impact society. A diverse and inclusive workplace. Uplifting and cooperative leadership. Workflow fosters creativity and curiosity. Good work/life balance. Adequate pay and great benefits.


My Badges

Skills and Strengths

My Neuro-exceptional talent

Known for being curious, creative, and collaborative. As a generalist, I excel at learning how things work, problem-solving, and adapting to new challenges.

Top 5 Soft Skills

CollaborationLeadershipAdaptabilityStrategic ThinkingCreativity

Inclusion Essentials

Accommodations

Screen Reader TechnologySend Questions in AdvanceExtra TimeEmail / Calendar OrganizationTask ManagementDaily RemindersWritten ChecklistsReceiving Information in AdvanceExtra Time to Process New InformationChunking Large Amounts of ContentFlexible ScheduleExtra Time Off for AppointmentsShorter MeetingsUninterrupted Work TimeErgonomic SeatingNoise-cancelling HeadphonesQuiet / Individual WorkspacesSupport with Self-AdvocacyColored Paper for Instructions

Environments I'm comfortable with

Working with food
Interaction with the public
Heavy lifting
Bright or blinking lights
Loud noises
Standing for long periods
Variable temperatures
Uniforms (hard hat, hair net, etc.)
Working with animals
Driving a vehicle
Outdoors or places with strong smells

Experience

Check out my work

Working since Jan 2022

Full Stack Software Engineer - 100Devs

• Applied Agile methodologies such as Scrum and design sprints while on the project management team, resulting in rapidly built minimum viable products. • Collaborated with developers to build modern, semantically structured, responsive, full stack web applications resulting in higher demand for our services. • Handled code reviews and pull requests for my team, resulting in well-documented, dry, bug-free code for optimum re-usability.

MongoDBHypertext markup language HTMLCascading Style Sheets CSSNode.jsReactJavaScriptExpress.jsHTML/CSS/JavaScript
Working since Jan 2022

Full Stack Software Engineer - 100Devs

Applied Agile methodologies such as Scrum and design sprints while on the project management team, resulting in rapidly built minimum viable products. Collaborated with developers to build modern, semantically structured, responsive, full stack web applications resulting in higher demand for our services. Handled code reviews and pull requests for my team, resulting in well-documented, dry, bug-free code for optimum re-usability.

Agile MethodologyUsability TestingCode ReviewScrum MethodologyFull Stack Development
Worked for 4 years, 0 months from Oct 2017 to Sep 2021

ERS II - AAA

Served as a supervisor and trainer for new hires, focusing on efficient data tracking techniques, resulting in a 20% increase in member satisfaction. Provided daily assistance to an average of 100 members with critical roadside emergencies, consistently maintaining a high level of member satisfaction.

Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft TeamsMicrosoft WordMicrosoft PowerPointMicrosoft Excel
Worked for 22 years, 4 months from Jan 2000 to Jan 2022

Contract Web Developer - Contract

• Designed static website comps and prototypes using Figma, Illustrator, and Photoshop, facilitating precise communication with clients during the creative process. • Built static websites using HTML, CSS, and JS, resulting in snappy, unique, on-brand websites. • When appropriate, built dynamic websites with CMS, including WordPress and Drupal, resulting in websites that clients could easily update independently. • Provided training to clients on using their chosen CMS and eCommerce platform, which saved them time and money, increasing rapport.

Hypertext markup language HTMLWordPressCascading Style Sheets CSSDrupalJavaScriptPHP (Programming Language)

Education and Credentials

Attending since 2004

Parkland College

Some college (no longer attending) - Anthropology