Updated: 2023-04-05

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Becky Pollard

Software Developer


I'm a driven programmer with a focus on frontend web development. Coding and technology brings me joy, and I love sharing that joy by empowering others through knowledge sharing and mentoring. I have a history of clean, well documented, maintainable code, and value being part of a team. I'm always striving to improve my knowledge, and am excited to continue growing as a developer.

Skill Highlights

  • HTML5
  • CSS & SCSS
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • React
  • TypeScript
  • Webpack
  • Web Accessibility
  • Git & GitHub
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Image Editing
  • Vector & SVG
  • Documentation


  • Juno College of Technology // 2018

    Certificate in Web Development Immersive
  • Humber College // 2017

    Certificate in Web Design, Development, and Maintenance
  • Fanshawe College // 2012 - 2015

    Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design

Work Experience

  • Software Developer, Bad Gateway

    Toronto, March 2021 - March 2023

    Tech stack: JavaScript, React, TypeScript, Rest APIs, Ketting

    • Building intricate active web applications used by many customers, and single-page web experiences for clients in various industries.
    • Creating and maintaining high-quality REST APIs.
    • Working off wireframes to generate beautiful designs and functionality for applications and product features.
    • Writing in-depth and communicative technical documentation/manuals about the applications we build, for client education and internal knowledge-bank enrichment.
  • Software Developer, Uberflip

    Toronto, May 2020 (impacted by COVID-19 mass-layoffs)

    Tech stack: PHP, CSS/SCSS, TypeScript, JavaScript.

    • Promotion to software team, responsible for programming changes and new features to the core Uberflip application.
    • Collaborated with head UX designer to transform the Uberflip platform's new branding and user experience.
    • Wrote new and improved existing internal documentation of the Engineering team's local development environment to fast-track future onboarding and improve department's recorded knowledge bank.
  • Frontend Developer, Uberflip

    Toronto, April 2019 - May 2020

    Tech stack: JavaScript, jQuery, CSS/SCSS, Webpack.

    • Customized client's Uberflip content management web experiences, both in design and functionality, with strict short turn-around deadlines and multiple simultaneous assignments.
    • Communicated efficiently with clients: clarified technical concepts, set expectations, decreased product implementation time by gathering exact requirements.
    • Improved project stability and reduced build times by upgrading to Webpack 4. Cut build times by 50% and generation of local dev environments by up to 70% - 80%.
  • Frontend Developer, GroupBy Inc.

    Toronto, August 2018 - March 2019

    Tech stack: JavaScript, Riot.js, CSS/SCSS, TypeScript

    • Worked in teams to deliver e-commerce store product search solutions tailored to client branding and catalogue complexity.
    • Programmed search result filtering by client-directed parameters, collaborated with ETL data team to refine catalogue data to satisfy parameters.