Luke Liasi profile pictureLuke Liasi

I'm Luke, a Senior Software Developer based in the UK with over 10 years of experience building software.

Luke Liasi

I am proficient in a variety of technologies including JavaScript, TypeScript, React, HTML, and CSS. I have a keen interest in design and UI/UX, and I also have experience with back end development using Node/Express.js, SQL/NoSQL, and REST/GraphQL.

I'm passionate about solving problems and building efficient, organised systems that are fast, performant and accessible to everyone.

In my free time, I enjoy activities such as skiing, swimming, running and gaming.

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Senior Software Developer/LondonLink/Remote

May 2021 - Present / 2y 9m

  • Lead front end engineer, designing and implementing new features for the trading platform.
  • Implementing real-time websocket interfaces, which help to improve data concurrency/consistency and user experience.
  • Developing internal compliance tools which have been recognised by the company's board of directors for significantly improving staff workflows and adherence to regulatory commitments.
  • Conducting comprehensive end-to-end testing using tools such as Selenium, Mocha, and Chai to improve software quality, resulting in a reduction of defects and bugs.
Senior Software Developer/Dodec/Remote

Oct 2017 - May 2021 / 3y 7m

  • Project lead responsible for the successful launch of the Tefal UK e-commerce Magento store project, delivering the project on time and within budget. Duties include maintaining strict timelines and deadlines, and managing multiple cross-company teams and personnel, as well as collaborating with the client to understand their requirements.
  • Plan and lead the development of a bespoke medical application that is composed of a Node.js back end and a React.js front end, ensuring strict compliance with security and privacy requirements while coordinating the work of an in-house team.
  • Mentoring junior developers by providing technical guidance and support. Implementing best practices and standards for coding and testing, including using linting tools like ESLint and implementing pull-request workflows, to improve the team's code performance and reliability.
Software Developer/Dodec/Hybrid

Sep 2014 - Oct 2017 / 3y 1m

  • Directing the development of landing pages showcasing new products for household brands, including Tefal and Krups, optimising them for mobile compatibility using responsive design techniques, resulting in increased conversions.
  • Designing and developing a streamlined experience for customers to register their GroupeSEB products, creating a scalable API built with Node.js and Express.js, and a MongoDB database capable of handling a high amount of traffic and requests.
  • Designing and developing custom WordPress themes and plugins for a range of clients.
Junior Software Developer/Dodec/On-Site

Sep 2013 - Sep 2014 / 1y

  • Assisting in designing and developing static websites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Experience working on a Ruby on Rails project for a large-scale employment platform, implementing key features and enhancements while developing a deep understanding of the Ruby on Rails framework and its capabilities.
  • Providing technical support and guidance to non-technical staff, helping them to understand and use the company's web-based software platform more effectively by creating a series of training materials and tutorials.