Oguz Gelal

Oguz Gelal

Senior Front-End Engineer

ABOUT

EDUCATION

Bachelor's in Computer Science

Sep 2011 - Jun 2015 | Ozyegin University

100% scholarship received from significant achievement obtained on Computer Games Workshop 3, and graduated with a GPA of 3.27 on a 4.0 scale and an honor certificate

EXPERIENCES

Co-Founder and CTO at Flowla

Nov 2021 - Present

  • Implemented and maintaining both the front-end and backend of the Flowla platform
  • Making technical decisions for using technologies that are scalable and secure
  • Supervising system infrastructure in order to maximize time and cost efficiency
  • Communicating business needs to engineers, managing and allocating resources to optimize efficiency
  • Making sure the development efforts are in line with effectively meeting our business goals

Senior Front-End Engineer at Autify

Jan 2021 - Present | Tokyo, Japan

  • Leading development of features
  • Maintain and improve the Autify platform and core services on both front-end and backend
  • Contribute to product decision making process
  • Contribute to the hiring process, interview and evaluate candidates

Software Engineer at Toptal

Oct 2015 - Active | Remote

  • Participating in Toptal community where only best 3% of the engineers get accepted

Lead Front-End Engineer at MarketMuse

Oct 2015 - Dec 2020 | Montreal, QC, Canada

  • Making technical and architectural decisions
  • Build, maintain and improve the MarketMuse platform and other front-end services (Javascript - React)
  • Implement and maintain several backend services (Python, Javascript - Node, GraphQL)
  • Implement and maintain internal libraries that powers several of our front-end and backend services (Python, Javascript)
  • Contribute to the hiring process, interview and evaluate candidates

Front-End Engineer at Marselisborg IT

Sep 2016 - Sep 2017

Enhancements and maintenance of multiple products using Ionic, Angular, Angular2

Full Stack Engineer at SynDcate

Oct 2015 - August 2016

Developed an Android & iOS application using Ionic Framework, Cordova, AngularJS (front-end), PHP, Laravel Framework (backend)

Full Stack Engineer at Webrazzi

Aug 2015 - Oct 2015

Developed a statistics plugin for Wordpress

Front-End Engineer at cubic.fm

Apr 2014 - Jun 2015

Developed and maintained the Chrome Extension and the main product

Software Engineer at Netas

Jun 2014 - Sep 2014

Played an active role on developing and debugging the EXPERiUS software

Software Engineer at Markakod Interactive

Dec 2013 - Feb 2014

Delivered web projects to clients in a timely manner

Summer Intern at 4W Technologies

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012

Learned Cache Object Script and database usage of Cache. Developed a web interface to a console Cache Application

Teaching Assistant at Ozyegin University

Feb 2012 - Mar 2012

  • Assisted students with understanding and applying the basics of the Processing language
  • Took an active role in supporting students to debug their games in an efficient manner
  • Wrote a TETRIS game for students to set as an example for their game

PROJECTS

Juken

2020 | React Native, RN Web

  • An iOS/Android application that improves the review speed and experience for the popular Japanese learning service WaniKani
  • Juken received many positive responses on both Google Play Store and App Store, and has an active user base
  • github.com/oguzgelal/juken

MarketMuse Editor

2020 | React, Javascript

  • An open source library that exposes a high level API on top of Slate for a better development experience with a text editor
  • This was built as the text editor that powers some features of the MarketMuse platform, and was made opensource
  • github.com/marketmuse/editor

Reclare

2019 | Javascript

Wirtual

2017 | Javascript

  • A front-end framework for creating websites in Virtual Reality using nothing but HTML and CSS (and optionally Javascript)
  • github.com/oguzgelal/wirtual

Semantic Relevance Visualizer

2017 | Angular JS, Javascript

Social Surf

2015 | MeteorJS, Javascript

  • A Cloud based web application that connects users browsing the same webpage online via an instant chat
  • This project won first place in an entrepreneurship contest held on July 2015 in Istanbul
  • github.com/oguzgelal/socialsurf

SemantJS

2015 | Javascript

Password Hasher

2015 | Javascript

QuickPoll

2015 | Swift, Node.JS

PUBLICATIONS

Intertext, Towards a Secure and Platform Agnostic Front-end Ecosystem

2021 | Master's Thesis

Introductory Article for Reclare

2018 | Blog Article - Free Code Camp

Processing Language Introductory Articles

2016 | Blog Article - Toptal Engineering Blog

SKILLS

★★★★★

I am confident with these technologies

  • Javascript
  • Typescript
  • React
  • React Native
  • Next js
  • Node.js
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Svelte
  • SQL
  • Postgresql
  • NestJS
  • Redux
  • ExpressJS
  • Git
  • Graphql
  • Testing
  • Jest
  • Mocha
  • Jasmine
  • ES6
  • Tailwind CSS

★★★★

I am familiar with these technologies, but need some practice

  • Python
  • Java
  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Deno
  • Vue
  • Firebase
  • Meteor

★★★

I worked with these technologies in the past, but need some time to remember

  • PHP
  • Laravel
  • Scala
  • Swift
  • C
  • C++
  • AWS