Charles Ryan

Front End Developer

Critical Mass - Cupertino, CA

Sep 2020 - Present

  • Create and maintain pages on
  • Contribute to various internal development tools and libraries
  • Collaborate with designers and other stakeholders to deliver products that meet and exceed Apple's rigorous standards of quality

Front End Developer

BVA Commerce - San Diego, CA

May 2019 - Sep 2020

  • Create and improve ecommerce sites for a variety of clients at one of the largest Shopify Partner agencies.
  • Consistently exceed client expectations on projects including full site builds, A/B tests, and API creation.
  • Interact productively with clients and non-technical colleagues to translate business goals into technical ideas and vice versa.

Front End Developer

Boxy LLC - Fresno, CA

March 2018 - April 2019

  • Manage technical aspects of Shopify ecommerce site - layout, functionality, SEO, analytics, A/B testing, etc.
  • Work closely with design team to turn their ideas and mockups into reality.
  • Maximize resourcefulness to accomplish goals with a limited budget and excel at unfamiliar tasks as part of a small team in a startup environment.

Web Developer/Designer

Freelance - Fresno, CA

November 2017 - April 2019

  • Develop websites and applications or optimize existing ones based on specific business needs.
  • Maximize conversions by leveraging analytics and staying up to date on modern best practices.
  • Specialize in on-the-job learning to constantly expand the scope of my contributions.

Front End Developer

DPS Telecom - Fresno, CA

August 2017 - November 2017

  • Created and updated user interfaces for telecom network monitoring firmware.
  • Boosted company website performance with methods including code refactoring and automated image compression.
  • Improved usability of in-house software tools by applying modern UI/UX principles.


TGIFriday's Restaurant - Fresno, CA

July 2016 - August 2017

  • Working fewer hours for better pay than the accounting job allowed me to spend more time on coding projects and classes.
  • Created atmosphere for guests of being at a friend's house, not a restaurant.
  • Familiarized guests with menu and daily specials, accurately record food and drink orders, run multi-course meals.

Staff Accountant

Agrian - Fresno, CA

May 2015 - July 2016

  • Became interested enough in the work being done by the company's developers to start coding on nights and weekends.
  • Helped transition company away from relying on outside CPA firm.
  • Collaborated directly with Chief Financial Officer in daily work.