Ken Howard

Software Developer




Photo By: NASA... probably

A little bit about me!
 
I am a passionate web developer working in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. I strive to create and maintain beautiful lines of code in the most efficient way possible. I'm currently building fun web apps with React.

Work Life

Working at Overstock.com where I get to work with some modern technology. We strive to constantly to enhance user exerience.

What I Love

I love my sweet little family, building awesome web apps, sports, traveling, robotics, A.I., and the never-ending quest for knowledge!

Hard Worker

I strive to go the extra mile, never being complacent. I believe in not only working hard, but working smart to solve the problems in front of me.

Keep Learning

I'm Currently focusing on React with Redux, but also dabbling with Python in order to utilize deep learning into my projects.

What makes me a good fit?
 
  • Utah Valley University

    Jan 2007 - Dec 2011

    Received a bachelor of science in business management. I finished with a cumulative GPA of 3.45. In 2007 I was placed on the dean's list.

  • Utah Community Credit Union

    Sept 2007 - June 2012

    I worked two and a half years as a vault teller followed by two years as a loan officer. I loved being able to help others with all of their financial needs!

  • The Royal Bank of Scotland

    June 2012 - Jan 2015

    I jumped on with RBS as an analyst to work in their foreign exchange department where I learned how to think on my feet and utilize time management in this fast-paced environment.

  • DevMountain

    Jan 2015 - Mar 2015

    This five-star code school allowed for my passion of coding to take off. During my time here, I did contract work for the LDS Church as well as other personal projects.

    Technologies Used: HTML, CSS, bootstrap, jQuery, AngularJS, Node.js, Express, MongoDB, Firebase

  • Zaact (Formerly ITG)

    May 2015 - Nov 2015

    Zaact gave me the opportunity to utilize my problem-solving skills as a front-end dev consultant. I got to communicate with great clients and help them reach solutions to their business needs.

    Technologies Used: HTML, CSS, bootstrap, jQuery, AngularJS, SharePoint

  • Overstock.com

    Nov 2015 - Present

    I'm working as a front-end developer on the homepage dev team where I seek to maximize availability, accessibility, and utility of content and services for our users worldwide.

    Technologies Used: HTML, CSS, Less, Sass, bootstrap, jQuery, React, Redux, Webpack, Grunt, Gulp, npm, yarn

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Let's Chat!
 
Feel free to contact me if you would like to work on a side project or would like to get to know me better. I look forward to speaking with you!

ken.chad.howard
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