Brandyourself.com, a company famous for turning down a $2 million offer from Shark Tank, was looking to upgrade its website to a new micro-services architecture and its visual design from circa 2013-2014. The new version of the software would be called V5. In February of 2017, I was brought into the project as one of two React.js front end developers. I would work for 12 months on the product until 1 month after its launch.
Without giving up too much proprietary information, let’s focus on some key technologies I worked with almost daily for 12 months:
By the end of the process, I had worked extensively on nearly every part of the site, with my main contributions taking place in:
Overall, I’m pretty happy with how the upgrade went. Brandyourself.com is well positioned in the future as it seeks Series B funding, and should be very happy with the implementation by its dev team despite the various pressures all startups go through. Be sure to check it out!