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  • Mike Engel
  • mike@mike-engel.com

I’m a designer & developer creating pleasant, user driven experiences.

Experience

  • Unself

    Senior Developer / Engineering Manager

    July 2017 – Current

    Co-led a small team of full-stack developers to create a mobile-first web app. Helped promote functional programming, simpler testing, type-safety, and several technologies amongst the team. About a year in I began taking on more of an Engineering Manager role to help organize and improve the team.

  • Welltok

    Lead software engineer / Team lead

    November 2015 – July 2017

    Led a team of 8 developers responsible for creating a lightweight, functional node service in addition to maintaining an old Rails app. Led initiatives for better documentation and testing. Co-founded the front end working group in an effort to stabilize, document, and standardize the front end tech stack.

  • Datu Health

    UX Engineer

    November 2013 – October 2015

    Worked with the design and development teams to iteratively create interactive prototypes to assist in product discovery and implementation. Co-created a front end library for sharing CSS and JavaScript with the development team. Created an authenticated prototype site for publicly viewing and presenting interactive prototypes to clients as well as design, development, and leadership.

  • Markit on Demand

    Interface designer

    May 2011 – November 2013

    I worked with international financial and energy companies to design social communities, games, trading platforms, and more.

Education

  • Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design

    August 2008 – August 2011

    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Communications Design

Skills

Proficient

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Rust, Node.js, Express.js, React, Redux, Less, Sass, Git, Information Achitecture, User experience design, the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign), Sketch 3, Swift, Docker, GraphQL, SQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL), NoSQL (RethinkDB, MongoDB), Webpack, and Functional programming.

Learning

Kubernetes, Web Assembly, and Progressive Web Apps.