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Larry K - React developer
Member since:Oct 17, 2019
Profile last updated:Jul 20, 2021
Last activity:Sept. 1, 2021, 6:18 a.m. UTC
Location:
Kenya

Larry K

I am a result-driven full-stack software engineer with skills in Python (Flask & Django) and JavaScript (React and Node). I am not only focused on building reliable systems but also focused on building systems that impact people’s lives and that of an organization positively.

Skills:   React  ·  JavaScript  ·  Nodejs  ·  Python  ·  Typescript  ·  GraphQL  ·  Redux  ·  Webflow  ·  HTML  ·  CSS  ·  No-Code  · 
Weekly Availability: 45 hours
Day UTC PST
Mon 05 - 14 21 - 06
Tues 05 - 14 21 - 06
Wed 05 - 14 21 - 06
Thurs 05 - 14 21 - 06
Fri 05 - 14 21 - 06

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Hourly Rate: $19.00
Experience: 4 yrs
React: 3 yrs
JavaScript: 2+ yrs
Nodejs: 2 yrs
Python: 1+ yrs
Typescript: 1 yrs
GraphQL: 1 yrs
Redux: 1 yrs
Engineer's Devices:
Linux
iPhone
Android Tablet

LD Talent Work History

Average response time:
12.0 hours
Avg count of messages / Day:
0.5
Average client satisfaction:

Earned hours:
3.50
Worksession approval:
100.0%
# Hires / # Interviews :
2 / 3
# Passion projects:
1
 

Experiences

OLD MUTUAL INSURANCE LTD     CAR INSURANCE TRAVEL JOURNEY     Software Engineer     Contract
Feb 2021 - Present
Travel

  • I used React JS to create the user interface of the the car insurance journey
  • I used GraphQL to write the mutations that queried the data
  • I used Typescript to type check my react components.
  • I used Nodejs to create a proxy server

Skills used: Nodejs, React, GraphQL, Typescript


Learning Dollars     Cake website     Software Developer     Passion Project
Oct 2020 - Oct 2020
Ecommerce

  • I used Webflow, a no-code tool, to design and develop a landing page for an online bike selling store.
  • I used CSS to style separate sections of the Webflow components
  • I used HTML elements to develop different sections of the landing page developed using Webflow

Skills used: HTML, CSS, Webflow, No-Code



Link to the project: https://bizzbooster.webflow.io
Learning Dollars     How to test Asynchronous Redux actions using jest     Developer     Passion Project
Jul 2020 - Aug 2020
Technology

  • Using Javascript , React and Redux I created a sample Todo application. Then wrote unit tests using Jest and Enzyme.
  • Demonstrated the best way to structure Redux action creators to make them more testable.

Skills used: JavaScript, React, Redux



Link to the project: https://blog.learningdollars.com/2020/04/09/how-to-test-asynchronous-redux-actions-using-jest/

Link to the github: https://github.com/learningdollars/larry-async-redux-jest-enzyme
IgniteBinary     Vitea     Software Engineer     Employment
Mar 2020 - Jul 2020
Technology

  • I worked as a front-end software engineer to Create an online clinic system. Used React. JavaScript and Redux.
  • Worked as the scrum master organizing and leading daily stand-ups
  • Wrote unit and integration tests using jest and Enzyme

Skills used: JavaScript, React, Redux


Julla     Julla merchant portal     Software Engineer     Contract
Jan 2020 - Jun 2020
Ecommerce

  • Created online stores for merchants
  • Created a dashboard for merchants using Javascript, React and Redux
  • Create report and analytics for both online and offline sells

Skills used: JavaScript, React, Redux



Link to the project: https://merchantwebportal.netlify.app/
Andela     Activo     Software Engineer     Employment
Jan 2019 - Dec 2019
Telecommunications

  • Implemented a mass upload feature using Javascript, Nodejs, React and Redux
  • Created a feature that log repairs logs for assets
  • Wrote unit and end to end tests
  • Created skeleton loaders that improved user experience

Skills used: Nodejs, JavaScript, React


Andela     TwitterAnalytica     Software Engineer     Passion Project
May 2019 - Aug 2019
Technology

  • I used Python to created a sentimental analysis software that scraped data from twitter and conducted sentimental analysis on it
  • I used visualization tools such as matplotlib to visualize the analyzed data

Skills used: Python


Andela     Authors Haven     Software Engineer     Contract
Mar 2019 - Apr 2019
Technology

  • Authors Haven is a blog application project. In this project I worked as a full-stack software engineer. I created API's using Python (Django) and UI's using React and Redux and JavaScript
  • Wrote unit tests, integration tests and end to end tests using jest and enzyme.

Skills used: JavaScript, React, Python



Link to the project: https://selene-front-staging.herokuapp.com/

Link to the github: https://github.com/LarryKarani/ah-the-answer-frontend
Andela     iReporter     Full Stack Developer     Internship
Aug 2018 - Dec 2018
Ecommerce

  • I used Python to create the API
  • I consumed the created the UI using javascript

Skills used: JavaScript, Python



Link to the github: https://github.com/LarryKarani/iReporter
Andela     RideMyWay     Full Stack Developer     Passion Project
Feb 2018 - May 2018
Technology

  • I created a car pooling application called RideMyMay. I used python to create the API.
  • I created Highly responsive UI's using javascript

Skills used: JavaScript, Python



Link to the github: https://github.com/LarryKarani/ride_my_way_v2

Education

Jomo Kenyatta University    Economics  (Economics)
Feb 2014 - Oct 2018

Projects Reviewed by Larry K

https://blog.learningdollars.com/2020/11/09/how-to-diagnose-hypothyroid-disease-using-deep-learning/