Hi, I'm Travis!

UX / Front End Developer based in California.

I currently work as a front end developer at Shopify. I create enjoyable experiences for users. I am a drummer, father and husband. I love...
camping ⛺️ tech 🤓️ music 🥁 cars 🏎️ beer 🍺️

Travis Amaral

Work History

Shopify // Sr Front End Developer

Develop a best in class experience to help Shopify Merchants build Custom Storefronts with Hydrogen and Oxygen. Provide knowledge and insight to help drive UX decisions. Empathize and rally for end users.

Kong // Sr Software Engineer

Build and maintain complex web applications for Kong Enterprise customers. Work with UX & design to create intuitive UI by testing and validating concepts. Create & maintain a shared front end component library for use by multiple teams. Use modern technologies including Vue, Vuex, Jest & Cypress.

Zooka Creative // Lead Developer & Company Operations

Oversee a small development team & ensure all client sites are delivered on time, within budget and at the highest quality. Work with team members to build efficient projects, use modern coding techniques, & best practices. Provide constructive feedback to help grow skill sets.

Help run email marketing and email strategy by ensuring email creative is on brand, monitoring eCRM & contact database, creating email automation, A/B testing, and provide reports.

Additionally, improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of the organization. Work to provide structure, documentation and improve processes company wide.

Nawa Media // Web Developer

Responsible for all web related work. Used knowledge of HTML/CSS, JS, Shopify Liquid, and other coding languages. Built, managed and maintained websites & e-commerce solutions.

Freelance // Web Developer

Help clients with various web projects and general web consulting. Help build brand websites including everything from styling Wordpress themes to full custom Wordpress installations.


UI Design Challenges

A series of UI designs from Up-Labs and Dribble recreated in HTML - Constant Work in progress.

Dribbble Music App Implementation // 2018

A implementation of a Dribbble design. Also included in the UI Design Challenges

Kongponents // 2017-2020

Vue open source component library made to help develop UI at Kong.

Kong Manager // 2018

Vue application used to manage your Kong installation.

KongHQ Website // 2017

Custom built Wordpress site.

Oojay // 2015

A small landing page for a fake orange juice company.

Purex.com // 2013

Custom Wordpress site for Purex Laundry Detergent.

Oberto.com // 2014

Custom Wordpress & social campaigns for Oberto Beef Jerky.

Contact Me

Have a question or want to chat about a potential project? Shoot me a message, I'll be happy to hear from you!