George Norris

• Over 10 years experience as a front-end, full-stack engineer
• Over 4 years experience (collectively) as tech lead
• Current working as engineering manager and senior/lead engineer • Technologies I know well: React, NodeJS, TypeScript, JavaScript, NextJS, Redux

Work Experience

Senior Engineer and Engineer Manager@OttertuneMay 2022Current
  • Lead the technical effort (and team management) for a version 2.0 rebuild
  • Contributing code and review others code
  • Team management
  • Technical Lead

Technology used:

  • React / Redux
  • Node.js
  • TypeScript
  • Vite
  • MUI / Material
Senior Engineer@BlendJuly 2021May 2022
  • Shipped new features for Blend's team management tools
  • Built new UI for Blend's admin tools

Technology used:

  • React / Redux
  • Node.js
  • TypeScript
Senior Engineer@SalesforceMarch 2016July 2021
  • Designed and the built the initial MVP for Trailmaker, Trailhead's main content editor
  • Shipped the JWT authentication system for Trailmaker
  • Shipped the MVP for Trailhead's popular Trailmix feature.
  • Planned the design of a background jobs architecture to handle Trailmaker's scaling
  • Built the UI for Trailmaker using, React, Redux, Styled-Components
  • Introduced an end-to-end testing suite using Cypress
  • Setup the Heroku infrastructure to handle multiple environment deployments

Technology used:

  • Node.js
  • React / Redux
  • TypeScript
  • Sass
  • Heroku
Senior Engineer@OpenTableAugust 2015March 2016
  • Shipped several features to OpenTable's restaurant listings service (powered by NodeJS)
  • Setup AB testing (using Optimizely), to test incremental UI changes
  • Implemented load testing simulations for improving performance during peak seasons

Technology used:

  • Node.js
  • Optimizely
  • Javascript
  • CSS
Senior Engineer@UpstartFeb 2014Aug 2015
  • Independently implemented a (responsive) redesign for the site's signup flow, which increased conversions on mobile
  • Built the frontend for Upstarts lending platform
  • Introduced Javascript unit testing to the application

Technology used:

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Postgres
  • Javascript
  • Angular
  • Sass
  • Jasmine
  • Git
Front End Engineer@Dominion EnterprisesDec 2010Sep 2013
  • Built the frontend for several Dominion web properties
  • Built the first ever responsive design website for Dominion Enterprises's job portal
  • Introduced Javascript unit testing to the application

Technology used:

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Postgres
  • CoffeeScript
  • Backbone
  • Sass
  • Jasmine
  • Git
Front End Engineer@THE HOOPLE GROUPMay 2008Sep 2010

Designed letterhead, business cards, marketing brouchures, and brand material within the personal finance industry. Designed and developed the Hoople Group Website (no longer live).

Web Developer / Graphic Designer@YOU + WEMay 2008Sep 2010

Designed and developed websites (Flash). Worked with clients such as: ABC, Lost Series, Reebok, Hewlett Packard, Carnival Cruises, Concord Watches, Oglivy, R/GA, Cheil, Ultra16, Rokkan, Tender Creative, Indelible, Bigger Design.

  • Won two Addy awards (Gold and Judges pick) for interactive promotional website.


Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

Old Dominion University

Graphic design

University of The Arts

Film and Multi-media Studies

Associate of Arts (AA)

Tidewater Community College

Graphic design



CSS / Styling
Cypress / Playright
E2E Testing
React / Redux


Github Actions
Ruby / Ruby on Rails

Design / UX