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Jared Lunde

UI Engineer & Manager

Pragmatic engineer and manager with a deep affinity for the modern web. Passionate about creating DX-focused software. Aiming to leverage great communication skills to work and grow with an exciting, talented product team.

    • Self-employed majority of professional career
    • Engineered, grew, exited two self-funded, high traffic web apps
    • Self-taught, focused on design patterns and data structures
    • 14 years shipping web applications
    • 8 years programming in React
    • 130+ public repositories
    • 500,000+ weekly NPM downloads
    • 4 years creating design systems
    • 15 years creating user experiences
    • Laser-focused on WAI-ARIA accessibility patterns
  • Software Engineering Manager Aug 2021 – Now

    Hotel Engine β€” A better way to manage business travel lodging

  • Senior Front-end Engineer Oct 2020 – Apr 2021

    Paperspace β€” The cloud platform built for the future

    • Designed and engineered the frontend for the company’s Google Colab competitor resulting in a 10% increase in notebook user retention
    • Introduced company's first design and layout system while leading the team implementing it across products, drastically shortening and improving product release cycles
    • Improved customer success rate, a metric that measured how often users interacted with the product without encountering errors, from 93% to 99% as leader of the customer experience team
    • Mentored and paired regularly with junior engineers on my team
  • Senior Front-end Engineer Sep 2019 – Oct 2020

    Admiral β€” The visitor relationship management company

    • Modernized build tooling, positively impacting developer productivity, product reliability and bundle size
    • Introduced accessibility features, protecting the company from liability issues while championing inclusivity
    • Implemented the company's first token-driven design system and component library, providing products a cohesive brand story
  • Founder, Fullstack Software Engineer Jan 2017 – Aug 2019


    • Designed frontend libraries for rapidly launching serverless landing pages for ad campaigns
    • Engineered design systems, components, and build tooling around launching serverless landing pages for ad campaigns
    • Generated up to 100 quality leads for clients each month
  • Founder, Fullstack Software Engineer Jun 2010 – Dec 2016

    Cool Story β€”,, et. al.

    • Consistently delivered as many as 12 million page views to 1.8 million visitors per day with 99.99% uptime
    • Reliably served content which generated up to $1M in revenue per year at a 75% margin on infrastructure and bandwidth costs
    • Implemented service for transcoding as many as 5,000 videos and GIFs each day targeting mobile and desktop viewing devices
    • TypeScript
    • Node.js
    • GraphQL
    • Python
    • SQL
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • React
    • Next.js
    • Styled Components
    • React Query
    • SWR
    • Urql
    • Apollo
    • Redux
    • Jest
    • Webpack
    • Rollup
    • Babel
    • Serverless
    • and more
    • Lambda
    • API Gateway
    • RDS
    • VPC
    • CloudFormation
    • Route 53
    • S3
    • CloudFront
    • ElastiCache
    • SNS
    • SQS
    • Parameter Store