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Dr Derek Austin

Derek Austin, a lead Frontend Developer and React Software Engineer, excels in web performance, accessible code, and intuitive interfaces. With expertise in Next.js, TypeScript, and Tailwind, he builds responsive apps, leads teams, and establishes best practices. Derek's solutions prioritize user needs, deliver high-quality code, and foster performance and maintainability. With a background in physical therapy and over 20 years of freelancing experience, his unique insights drive impactful results. Discover Derek's expertise in React, Agile processes, and full-stack architecture.

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Dr Derek Austin

Tech Stack

Node.js

Typescript

React

Next.js

Tailwind CSS

Vercel

Github Actions

React Query

Redux / Redux Toolkit

Jest

Cypress

React Testing Library

Playwright

Tailwind CSS

Work

Experience

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    01/2023 - Present

    Senior Full-Stack Developer

    Premium

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    06/2001 - Present

    Front-End Developer

    Freelance

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    08/2019 - Present

    React Technical Writer (JavaScript)

    Medium

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    09/2022 - 12/2022

    Lead Front-End Engineer

    Gemini Sports Analytics

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    05/2022 - 08/2022

    Developer Advocate (React)

    Propel Data Cloud

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    11/2021 - 05/2022

    Senior Lead Platform Architect

    Hilton

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    08/2021 - 11/2021

    Marketing Technologist (React)

    Loop

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    10/2020 - 03/2021

    Bootcamp Instructor (HTML)

    Nucamp Coding Bootcamp

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    04/2020 - 06/2020

    Developer Advocate for Volt

    Volusion

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    09/2019 - 11/2019

    Front-End Developer (React)

    Brookbush Institute of Human Movement Science

Portfolio

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How to user Readonly in Typescript

How to use Readonly in Typescript

Exploring the power of built-in utility types for safer code — TypeScript has introduced a variety of utility types, designed to help transform and manipulate ty...

6 min read | May 21, 202

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How to user Readonly in Typescript

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Exploring the power of built-in utility types for safer code — TypeScript has introduced a variety of utility types, designed to help transform and manipulate ty...

6 min read | May 21, 202

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How to user Readonly in Typescript

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Exploring the power of built-in utility types for safer code — TypeScript has introduced a variety of utility types, designed to help transform and manipulate ty...

6 min read | May 21, 2023

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