Gawain Bracy II

13504 Citicards Way, Jacksonville, FL- 904-775-2111 – bracy.gawain2014@gmail.com

Professional Profile

IT professional with 10 years of experience specializing in front end development for applications and websites. I can implement effective programming strategies at local and global levels. My greatest strength is business awareness, which allows me to permanently streamline infrastructure and applications.

  • HTML 5
  • CSS/ SASS
  • UI/UX
  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript
  • React/Next
  • Solidity
  • GraphQL
  • IPFS
  • Node integrations
  • NodeJS
  • JSON/XML
  • Git
  • Sitecore
  • Web3
  • NPM/Bower
  • Gulp/Grunt/Webpack

Experience

  • (08/2021 - present) Developer Relations/ Lead Support Engineer - Rarible
  • As a support engineer within developer relations I interview, onboard, support to projects, and developers building on the Rarible protocol via our Rarible Protocol SDK and multiple blockchains (Ethereum, Tezos, Flow, Polygon, and respective testnets). I also assist with hackathon efforts and providing technical assistance to builders. Proofread and edit documentation around any Rarible protocol documentation that will be publicly released. (i.e. technical blog articles, protocol documentation).

  • (02/2021 - 08/2021) Consultant
    1. Gotcha.gg
      • Trained developers to write Web3.
      • Supported developers in updates and reviewed full stack code commits.
      • Discovered and interviewed candidates to help accomplish product launch.
      • Sought out marketing strategies to promote product (i.e. ProductHunt, Twitter, Medium, etc.)
    2. Boatcoin
      • Support developers in updates and reviewed full stack code commits.
      • R&D the best use case for project using blockchain technologies (Unlock, POAP, Textile.io).
      • Discover and interviewed candidates to help accomplish product MVP.
      • Built community from 5 to 22 contributing members in 2 months.
  • (01/2021 - Present) Creative Organization DAO LLC - Founder
    • Scaled startup from one employee to 70+ community contributors in 6 months.
    • Lead teams to win multiple hackathons and prize winnings (EthGlobal, EthDenver, Chainlink, etc.).
    • Handle R&D for technology architecture. Develop and support full stack of application.
    • Discover and interview strong candidates for respective positions and departments.
    • Created tokenomics and DAO governance around startup community.
    • Train new developers into advanced blockchain coding best practices.
    • Write/update project documentation and white paper via Gitbook.
    • Assign tasks and milestones to team and teammates via kanban board and issue tickets.
  • (11/2013 - 12/2020 ) G2 Entertainment Group - CEO
  • An independent digital label for international artists to turn dreams into reality. We are building a common creative platform for creative around the world, through blockchain technology.

  • (07/2019 - 03/2020) Manpower – Contract - Lead Frontend Developer
  • Lead a small team of developers that designed mock-ups and created application prototypes (Adobe Illustrator/Sketch); utilized HTML5/SASS/Typescript/jQuery/React/Bootstrap 4/graphql/Auth0 skills to code the flagship application; Worked with postman and custom API’s to tie backend into the UI; Used Azure DevOps and Git for project management of application.

  • (03/2019 - 06/2019) Suddath – Contract - Software Developer
  • Designed mock-ups and created graphic prototypes (Adobe Illustrator/Sketch); utilized HTML5/SASS/Typescript/jQuery/Angular/RxJS/Bootstrap 4/Material skills to code the flagship application

  • Robert Half Technology – Contracts
    • (11/23/2018 – 01/02/2019) Sonic Web Dev – Frontend Developer
    • Designed UI using sketch and developed code for a healthcare sales CRM using Material UI, ReactJS, Redux, GraphQL, AWS Amplify by using its AI API capabilities, using code commit repos and Atlassian project management tools. Also, wrote API documentation using Swaggerhub.

    • (09/04/2018 – 10/22/2018) Transcor - Full Stack Developer
    • Developed new features using ReactJS and SASS for their admin panel while implementing Victory charts. Developed a custom WordPress plugin using ReactJS and PHP technologies. Utilized Bitbucket for repos within an Agile methodology environment.

    • (12/12/2016 – 5/12/2017) CNC-Resources - IT Developer
    • Developed new functionality, integrations and UI/UX implementations to the company’s main complex web application. Utilized vanilla PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Elasticsearch, React.js and Redux to accomplish new functionalities and updates. Experience working with S3 from the AWS suite. Built a live chat system, a micro blogging system and other additional features and enhancements to integrate into the flagship application. Used SVN repositories to store code changes.

  • (01/01/2018 – 05/14/2018) Identity Fusion – Contract - Full-Stack Web Developer
  • Designed UI mock-ups/prototypes through sketch and created design documents around the assets while keeping good UX principles. Created, refactored and documented API endpoints by using MySQL databases and Symfony 3. Implemented new features into the UI that tied into the API with either Backbone.js library or Ionic 3/Angular 5 framework. Designed and coded D3.JS charts. Utilized Grunt to code and debug using native tools in browsers. Used GitHub repositories to store code changes.

  • (06/17/2017 – 08/24/2017) EverBank – Contract - Frontend Developer
  • Developed new functionality for the EverBank websites and web applications from prototypes using HTML template engines/Sass/React.js/Redux/Node.js/TypeScript/Angular/Sitecore CMS and connecting the client-side into various backend technologies such as Python/Java and .NET in an agile environment. Utilized Grunt to code and debug using native tools in browsers. Used GitHub repositories to store code changes.

  • (05/01/2017 – 06/20/2017) Leather Ave. – Freelance - Web Developer
  • Diagnosed and overhauled website programming code (HTML/CSS/JavaScript/PHP/Bootstrap); fixed and recoded multiple functions, upgraded product thumbnails to maximize visual appeal.

  • (04/26/2016 – 07/29/2016) Adecco USA - Contract - Digital Producer
  • Converted and created WordPress blogs into responsive websites using HTML/CSS/PHP/Bootstrap; Developed and contributed to existing websites using HTML/CSS/JavaScript/React/Redux/.NET; Developed multiple websites utilizing Sitecore CMS; Utilized Gulp to code and debug using native tools in browsers; Regularly used project management tool Workfront for assignments in an agile environment.

  • (08/2014 - 02/2016) PVDC Hosting – Full-Time - Lead Front End Developer
  • Wrote and developed project plan for health web applications. Designed mock-ups/created all graphic prototypes (Adobe Illustrator/Sketch); utilized HTML5/CSS/JavaScript/jQuery/Angular/React.js/Redux/Bootstrap/PHP/SQL skills to code a flagship application; worked with custom API’s to tie backend with client-side; Used Atlassian suite (Jira) and Git for project management of application.

Technical Skills

React, Angular, Git, Solidity Smart Contracts, Responsive websites, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/Sketch, dApps

Education

ETHGlobal, Hackathon using Matic, Arkane Wallet, Solidity - Creative Platform (02/08/2021 - 02/12/2021)

ETHGlobal, Hackathon using Aave, Solidity - Creative Platform (01/18/2021 - 02/11/2021

Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida - Cert., New Digital Media & Communications (November 2018)

Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida - B.S., Mobile Development (September 2013)

Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida - A.S, Music Business & Management (July 2009)