Daniel Hayes

Software Engineer

Relevant Experience

Mux, Remote/NYC

Senior Software Engineer, October 2021 - Present

  • Proficient in full-stack development, working on both the web application (Typescript/React/Redux/Styled Components) and the API (Elixir/Phoenix).
  • Developed and maintained the design system and component library resulting in notable improvements in design consistency and a significant reduction in development time.
  • Introduced Typescript to the web application resulting in fewer bugs and clearer code, implemented mobile-optimized development, accessibility enhancements, and testing best practices.
  • Led a team of engineers in a major brand redesign project, transforming the visual identity of the entire web application.
  • Championed growth team initiatives, prioritizing user onboarding and achieving successful conversions to paid users.
  • Mentored and supported a returning worker through a returnship program, helping them successfully reintegrate into the workforce and grow as a professional.

Meetup, NYC

Senior Full Stack Engineer, May 2018 - June 2021

  • Built Meetup’s home and discovery experience using React, GatsbyJS, Next.js, GraphQL, Apollo, AWS and Typescript.
  • Engineering lead for a team focused on web and API replatforming as well as a revenue growth team building paid events.
  • Created GraphQL queries that support millions of requests per day across web and native apps.
  • Partnered closely with the Data team to implement internal analytics tracking across multiple applications.
  • Developed key features for the Meetup Pro product using React, Redux and Flow.
  • Simplified component architecture, improved performance and introduced accessibility standards and best practices.
  • Worked across several services in Typescript, Java and Scala with complete unit, integration and end-to-end test coverage.

The New Yorker, NYC

Software Engineer, May 2016 - May 2018

  • Migrated the New Yorker website from WordPress to a proprietary Node.js based CMS, as well as rebuilt the front-end using React, Redux and CSS Modules.
  • Assisted in the development of the new Goings On About Town experience.
  • Implemented a living visual style guide using our React components.
  • Selected to work on an agile cross-functional team designed to increase subscribers.
  • Built The New Yorker Google Chrome extension.

MCD Partners, NYC

Front-End Web Developer, October 2014 - May 2016

  • Integrated Grunt, Sass, and Handlebars into front-end workflow to create semantic, well organized modular code.
  • Built, maintained, and debugged sites that are completely WCAG 2.0 compliant. - Experienced with PHP, WordPress and Drupal.
  • Developed custom JavaScript and jQuery plugins.
  • Created and tested responsive email templates for marketing campaigns.