Jack Gisel




React Native





Ascend Finance

Oct. 2019 - Mar. 2021

Full Stack Engineer

  • Building a mobile app focused on consumer debt payoff using React Native, AWS Lambda, Firebase, and ExpressJS

  • Developing an algorithm for debt payoff, saving users on average $2,210.98 by using performant data structures

  • Constructing actionable screens with data visualization to aid in the understanding of personal finance

  • Integrated an application monitoring and session replay system capturing over 90 bugs, helping our team develop quicker and more focused


May 2020 - Feb 2021

Contracted Full Stack Engineer

  • Maintaining the mobile and web app for a growing social networking company by using NextJS, React, React Native, and TypeScript

  • Independently designed and built a highly scalable architecture with an average cost per user of $0.0005/m through NoSQL and serverless functions

  • Implemented NFC protocol to efficiently share profile data between users by leveraging Universal Linking

  • Created the Shopify ecommerce landing page boosting load speed 19% by using Bootstrap, SCSS, and vanilla Javascript



May 2019 - Aug. 2019

Software Engineer Intern

  • Developed a physician management component using test-driven development, React, and Ruby on Rails
  • Assisted in a PR “war room” effort managing over 60 PRs while the CI/CD infrastructure was unstable

  • Built an understanding of microservice architecture using services like Docker and Kubernetes

  • Lead agile development meetings within my team and demonstrated new features in company wide meetings

Lyte AI

Jun. 2018 - Aug. 2018

Software Developer Intern

  • Built a web-based collaborative text editor for small teams using React, MobX, Firebase, and CSS

  • Developed a push notification system for 100’s of daily notifications using NodeJS and Firebase Cloud functions

  • Learned Javascript best practices by collaborating with other developers in a remote setting