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Eric Montzka

Hello, I'm Eric Montzka

I'm a front end developer and musician based in Chicago.
I specialize in JavaScript, React and WordPress.

Projects

Portfolio Site

Gatsby.js site

Portfolio site build with Gatsby.js, a static site generator built on React. Uses WordPress API for the backend.

One Signal Plugin

WordPress Plugin

  • Custom WordPress plugin to add functionality to One Signal
  • Allows user to add desktop notifications when a post is commented on
  • Interacts with One Signal api and WordPress database

Flashcards App

Flashcards app built with React Native

  • React Native app tested on both Android and IOS devices
  • User can add cards and categories
  • User can take quiz and see results

Would You Rather

React App using Redux for state management

  • Polling app created for completion of Udacity nanodegree
  • Uses a json file for mock database
  • Allows logged in user to add and vote on questions
  • Displays leaderboard of most answered questions.

My Reads

React book sorting app

  • Pulls book data from an external api
  • Books may be moved from shelf to shelf
  • Search function adds new books to shelves
  • Users shelves are saved to local storage

Experience

Vendita

May 2019-July 2019
Software Developer
Tampa, Florida (remote)

  • Build new features for database management tool using React and Redux
  • Integrate with tool's api

Abelson Taylor

October 2018 - December 2018
Front End Developer
Chicago, Illinois

  • Build front end elements for WordPress, Drupal and banner ads

Vokal Interactive LLC

February 2018 - July 2018
Web Developer
Chicago, Illinois

  • Solved server-side performance issues on WordPress site.
  • Debugged configuration issues and developed app built with Laravel, Flux, React and PostgreSQL in an AWS environment
  • Developed features for mobile app built with Angular.js, created E2E unit tests with Protractor

Bureau Gravity

November 2017 - January 2018
WordPress Developer
Aurora, Illinois

  • Help plan and implement features for a corporate intranet site built on WordPress
  • Built WordPress plugins from scratch to implement custom functionality

Cubicle Ninjas

June 2013-September 2017
Web Developer
Glen Ellyn, Illinois

  • Worked directly with clients to customize design, management of data and user experience.
  • Build fully responsive custom websites using WordPress and other CMSs
  • Build custom WordPress themes and plugins from scratch.
  • Integrate with REST Apis
  • Provide detailed estimates for projects.

Montzka Web Design

January 2008-Present
Sole proprieter
Chicago, Illinois

  • Design and develop custom sites for individuals and small businesses.

Client Work

Pathology Consultants

Wordpress Site

WordPress custom child theme built off a premium WordPress theme.

The Orchard

Church site built with WordPress

This is a custom built WordPress site that handles information for several different campuses without using WordPress’ multisite feature.

Sikhnet

Drupal site

Built with bootstrap, jQuery and Drupal.

WordPress Theme

Custom WordPress Theme

This is a freelance project I did for a local agency that did not get launched. It makes heavy use of Advanced Custom Fields and Owl Carousel.

Tolsura

Drupal site

Site created in plain html using gulp for build tool and then migrated to Drupal.

Skills

Javascript

Gatsby

jQuery

Jest

ES6

Gulp

Redux

React

Client

Css3

SemanticUI

Bootstrap

Html5

Server

PostgreSQL

Php

MySql

Firebase

Tools

Sass

Graphql

WordPress

WebPack

Visual Studio

Vagrant

Photoshop

Git

AWS

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