Zach Schnackel

UI/Motion Developer
Zach Schnackel

I'm a UI Engineer living in Boone, NC. My background involves pushing the limits of what can be built on the backend, how we experience it on the frontend, and the project management that brings it all together. My passions are perfecting process and educating those around me.

Experience

Gremlin

Senior Frontend Engineer
Sep 2018 - Current

Helping bring chaos to the masses. Currently working on several internal tools and a few suprises; all powered by React.

Rhinogram

Senior UI Engineer
Jan 2017 - Aug 2018

Manage a React-powered styleguide that in-turn is integrated into our flagship application that helps both physicians and patients communicate more effectively.

DigitalOcean

UI Engineer
Jan 2016 - Jan 2017

Lead development efforts on creating an internal framework used to power the main website and ongoing brand initiatives. Implemented style guides for saner development workflows. Worked alongside a talented group dedicated to accessibility and performance.

BoomTown

UI Engineer
July 2014 - Dec 2015

BoomTown is a real estate marketing and lead generation platform. I curated their entire frontend platform, by integrating a several CSS/JS components within a system that scales to multiple themes and millions of users each month. I worked with Object Oriented JS frameworks like Backbone everyday.

Blue Ion

Developer
Jan 2013 - May 2014

Lead design, frontend and backend implementation updates across a vast array of clients and requirements. Was an integral part of client interactions and scoping project specifications.

Recent Projects

Gremlin

Sep 2018 - ONGOING

To bring more parity across both branding and technology within the company, I rebuilt the Gremlin marketing site that introduces a brand-new pattern library; built with GatsbyJS.

Haute Design

Sep 2017 - Nov 2017

A full service interior design firm specializing in high-end residential, commercial, hospitality, and historic renovations. I designed and developed an updated brand experience to further their reach in the low-country.

Basey

Internal

My internal CSS/JS framework built to power both small sites and large applications. Sass, PostCSS, ES6, React, and GSAP -> all these buzz-words and more!

DigitalOcean

Apr 2016 - Aug 2016

DigitalOcean is not only an evolving product, but also an ever-growing brand. The previous iteration had served its purpose for several years, but I lead architecture decisions and implementation for its new lick 'o paint!

Hactkoberfest

A month-long celebration of open-source and what we can do when we work together. I worked alongside some very talented folks to bring this year's version to life.

Education

Wake Tech

Associates In Science
2005