About

Amir Ardalan

Hey there, I'm Amir 👋

I'm a developer/designer who's passionate about crafting outstanding digital experiences. This blog is a platform to document my career journey, learn in public, and share my knowledge with the web development community.

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  • Proficiencies

  • Fullstack Dev
  • TypeScript
  • JavaScript
  • HTML & CSS
  • React
  • Next.js
  • Tailwind CSS
  • Responsive UI
  • Performance
  • Accessibility
  • Node.js
  • Three.js
  • Prisma ORM
  • PostgreSQL
  • Git
  • SWR
  • SEO
  • RESTful APIs
  • Vercel
  • Supabase
  • Experience

  • With over a decade of experience in web development, I've had the privilege of working with iconic brands like Nike, Columbia Sportswear, and KEEN Footwear.
  • My expertise spans full stack development, UI design, web accessibility, ecommerce, and rapid prototyping. I'm passionate about pushing the boundaries of web technologies and user experience in a world where humans and machines are increasingly connected.
  • Current Project

  • Software Engineer II @ Nike Innovation Center.
    • Mission:

    • • Develop fullstack digital prototypes.
    • • Build high quality user interfaces.
    • • Push the boundaries of modern web tech.
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Timeline

Software Engineer II @ Nike (via CDW)

Developing digital prototypes and tools for designers @ Nike LeBron James Innovation Center.

Present

2022

Freelancer and Blogger

Building, maintaining open-source amirardalan.com Next.js blog & CMS. Writing about front-end code, devops, and tech.

Freelance + React Learning

Deep-dive into React, improving JavaScript skills, and honing user interface design capabilities.

2020

2018

Application Engineer @ DemandPDX

Fullstack Development in an agency environment for many clients including Hanna Andersson and Leatherman.

Lead UI Engineer @ KEEN Footwear

Developed new Salesforce Commerce Cloud Ecommerce websites for KEEN Footwear and Chrome Industries. Collaborated with BASIC® Agency.

2015

2014

Web Dev I @ Columbia Sportswear

Developed Frontend code for Columbia, SOREL, and Mountain Hardwear. Implemented localized content and content modules for international sales.

Frontend Dev @ Dealer Spike

HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and design. Created web experiences with a focus on SEO for powersports dealerships across US and Canada.

2011

2007

Freelancer @ Self Employed

Managed all aspects of business with 30+ clients. Developed websites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Utilized CSS3, Boostrap, jQuery, and Wordpress.

UI Designer @ Selliken Systems

Worked on the HomeQuest real estate property search tool. Designed using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

2005

2002

Learning @ Southridge High School

Began designing and animating Macromedia Flash websites and coding in ActionScript in my school's TV Studio.

Learning @ Southridge High School

Wrote my first lines of HTML and CSS using Yahoo! Geocities. Fell in love with web development. Took HTML/CSS Web Design course sophomore year.

2000

1995

First Computer

Got a Compaq Presario CDS 524. Read Microsoft Encarta and played "Where In the World is Carmen San Diego" and "X-Wing".