Christopher DeLuca

(201) 240-5455 · contact@chrisdeluca.me · Tarrytown NY, 10591

Summary

  • Senior front end team lead with 12+ years experience
  • Strong communicator, both written and verbal
  • Quick study; voracious, independent learner
  • Frequent open source contributor
  • Focused on sustainable architecture and compassionate design
  • Looking for work with high social impact and interesting technology

Current Experience

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Senior front end developer, 11/2015–Present

  • Designed and built durable, multi-tenet, multi-tech design system
  • Key strategic resource for transitioning the company to use design system
  • Technical lead for front end development on mskcc.org
  • Managed 3 direct reports plus contractors
  • Key strategy and implementation resource in mskcc.org platform migration

Notable Accomplishments

  • Transitioned entire production site (50k pages) to use design system
  • Re-wrote the design system in React
  • Laid groundwork for platform migration
  • Improved site speed by more than 25% (2.2 second increase)
  • Sole author of ADA accessible, high complexity, primary site navigation component
  • Drove accessibility enhancements to ADA AA level compliance

Past Experience

  • The Daily Beast
    Front end developer, 05/2015–10/2015
  • Institute for Integrative Nutrition
    Front end developer, 03/2014–04/2015
  • Spanfeller Media Group
    Drupal developer, 02/2013–04/2014
  • Logicworks
    Front end developer (contract), 06–08/2013
  • American Media, Inc.
    Front end developer, 01/2012–02/2013
  • Playmatics, Inc.
    Technical Artist, 02/2011–01/2012

Extracurriculars

Skills

  • JavaScript
  • CSS/SASS
  • Drupal
  • Design Systems
  • Accessibility (ADA)
  • React
  • Git
  • Linux/Unix
  • drupal.org https://www.drupal.org/u/bronzehedwick
  • GitHub https://github.com/bronzehedwick
  • Stackoverflow https://careers.stackoverflow.com/christopherdeluca
  • LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopherdeluca

Education

Hofstra University, Long Island, New York—B.A. Creative Writing, 2008, Conferred Magna Cum Laude