Julien Pradet

Staff Engineer (Focused on Front-End)

I care about kindness and sharing.
I am an empathetic team player with strong communication skills.

Work Experience

SINGULART

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Remote

Staff Front-End Engineer – 1st online art gallery representing over 10,000 artists worldwide (Scale-up)

As the first front-end developer to join this international company, my role evolved from Senior Engineer in a team of 5 to Staff Engineer with a total of 25 people split in 3 teams:

  • Structured best practices in front-end development (Components, Atomic Design, BEM, automated tests, CI, etc.) increasing delivery by 30%
  • Created & Led technical interviews for front-end team positions
  • Mentored 15 front-end & full-stack developers (trainings, internal meetups, reviews, pair programming)
  • Analyzed and improved WebPerfs and Core Web Vitals (Good mobile LCP from 65% to 87%, Good mobile CLS from 70% to 95%)
  • Proposals & development of tools to improve developers efficiency (RFC, ADR, Roadmaps)
  • Led the Front-End Guild owning the creation and the progressive adoption of the Design System
  • Architect on strategic product projects (product minded feedbacks, progressive delivery, AB tests analysis)
  • Point of contact of other teams regarding front-end

Front-Commerce

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Remote

Front-End Software Engineer – A developer tool enabling the usage of headless eCommerce services

  • eCommerce themes & Design System (React, Sass, Apollo, Storybook…)
  • Advanced JavaScript tooling (Webpack, SSR, tests…)
  • Advanced GraphQL API (NodeJS, Redis, Elasticsearch…)

Lead the development of the tooling

  • Evaluted and recommended many of the technologies currently in use
  • Kept the stack up to date, following the evolution of the ecosystem
  • Always watching technologies around the front-end ecosystem (frameworks, bundlers, JAMStack, Web perf…)

Trained developers and provided support to the teams relying on our product

  • Remote and inhouse trainings
  • Support and consulting on client cases
  • Documentation and tutorials
  • Provided easy to follow migration paths

Occitech

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Full-Stack Software Engineer – Developing web applications & eCommerce websites for external clients (React, PHP, Symfony, Magento…)

  • Translated the business needs of the clients into technical solutions
  • Adapted to complex environments using well architectured solutions (Event Sourcing, CQRS…)

Capgemini

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Full-Stack Software Engineer – Web Front-Office for one of the Ministry of the Armed Forces's services (PHP, Symfony)

Kerdos-Energy

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Internship – Developed a platform referencing solutions to improve energy consumptions (PHP, MySQL, Javascript)

Education and Training

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École Internationale des Sciences du Traitement de l’Information - EISTI

Computer Science school delivering the renowned Engineer title in France

School renamed to Cy Tech - https://cytech.cyu.fr/

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Lycée Louis Barthou

Undergraduate studies to prepare for competitive entry exams to engineering schools

Technical Skills

Paradigms

Programmation Fonctionnelle, Programmation RĂ©active, POO

Languages

JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP, Java, OCaml

Web

React, RxJS, Babel, Webpack, Jest, Vite, Vitest, Cypress, Svelte, Next

Symfony, Express, Fastify

Conferences (non exhaustive)

How to translate your application for only 1kb of JS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aY-e0Ph4ub0

Transforming Storybook into a Design System

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVwTOb9Nn18

Side Projects

Generative art

https://portfolio.julienpradet.fr/

Generate artistic images from homemade algorithms and code.

Blog

https://www.julienpradet.fr/

A blog where I share my knownledge and experiences related to the web.

Side projects

https://github.com/JulienPradet

I often publish new projects on github to have a playground allowing me to discover new technologies. (Animation library, Design System tool, SSG…)

Ter Aelis

http://ter-aelis.fr/

Created a community forum using Symfony for an artists assocation.

Additional information

Languages

French (native), English (TOEIC: 945/990)

Hobbies

Illustration, Design and Sculpture

  • 2D : Photoshop, Illustrator
  • 3D : Blender, Clay
  • Generative art : Canvas, WebGL, SVG

Other

Lived 9 years aboard: Scotland, Indonesia, United Arab Emirates (DubaĂŻ)