My name is Andre Calvo.
Brighton based freelance web developer

specialising in JavaScript, React, UX and product development


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Automation Squared - Senior React engineer

January 2020 to present (Contract)

I have joined the Brighton based Automation Squared team to help with their client projects.

React, React hooks, Rebass

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SH:24 - Senior front-end developer

March 2019 to December 2019 (Contract)

I joined the SH:24 team as a senior front-end developer, bringing React expertise to existing and new projects.

My contributions include building a review filtering interface with React hooks and the front end of, including the React based order journey.

This is a remote role, the development team are based around the UK.

HTML, SCSS, BEM, React, React hooks, styled components, Jest, Enzyme, Rails, Capybara, Webpacker

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Tap Bio - Senior React Developer

July 2018 to October 2018 (Contract)

I joined the team at Tap Bio for a 3 month contract to help build new features for their instagram microsite service.

This was a remote role, the development team are based in the US and Canada.

HTML, CSS, Styled Components, React, Redux, Recompose, GraphQL, Apollo, Rails

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15 Gifts - Senior Developer

2014 to 2018

15gifts produce decision engines for some of the biggest telco and media companies in the UK. These include Virgin Media, Sky, EE, o2, Three, TalkTalk and Carphone Warehouse. The product aims to help users feel confident in their purchasing decisions online where choice is often difficult. For 4 and a half years I saw the team grow from 5 to 30+ in which time I turned to a lead position managing and architecting the front-end codebase.

React, Redux, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Webpack, UX, management and mentoring, Mocha, Chai, Enzyme, Jest, Agile, Scrum, REST, Node, SCSS.

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StoryStream - Front-end Developer

2013 to 2014

StoryStream build a smart content platform for automotive brands to deliver more relevant and authentic content to the right customers.

HTML, LESS, JavaScript, jQuery, Wordpress.

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Score Communications - Junior Front-end Developer

2011 to 2012

Score Communications were a London based digital agency where I interned for a year as part of my University degree.

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Wordpress, PHP, MySQL.


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Building the CaptionHub website with GatsbyJS, Netlify and Prismic CMS..

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Building the front-end of the Free Testing HIV service alongside the design and back-end team at SH:24.

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A one page site used to show the renewable energy portfolio of Innogy UK.

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Front-end build for NHS project "Care To Change" as a freelance project for Tilt.

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Creating a React native app for counting Uno scores.

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Building the front end components for the Fastnet website in a mobile first responsive way.

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Full web build for Anderson Acoustics website, built using Wordpress.

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Building a Wordpress site for UX designer, Fenton Butcher.

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Testing custom react hooks that use fetch (or other async behaviour)

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How to create a GraphQL api with Apollo, Node, Express, Sequelize, and Postgres.

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React component testing… method calls, mocking components and faking time.

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