Sean Dolinar

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Front End | Data Visualization | Mobile

What I Do

I enjoy buildings solutions that extract information from data and present it clearly and concisely to effectively communicate with people. I love learning new tech when I dive into problems.

Skills

Front End

JavaScript
React
React Native
VueJS
GatsbyJS
Webpack
HTML/CSS

Back End

Node.js
.NET
Python
PHP

Data

SQL
REST
GraphQL
Postgres
MongoDB
R

Data Viz

D3
three.js
Tableau
ggplot2

Media

Photoshop
Affinity Designer
Proto.io
Sketch
Final Cut Pro

Jobs – Coding

FanGraphs

2015 - Present

Front End Engineer

  • Accomplishments
    • Introduced and built modern front-end stack with React
    • Developed REST API for the new front-end features
    • Overhaul data visualization guidelines
    • Updated site to include responsive design
    • Improved site load times using client side rendering and caching
  • Responsibilities
    • Create interactive data analysis tools for Major League Baseball statistics
    • Advise on analytical and statistical methods
    • Run ad-hoc data SQL query for research requests

Consultant

2015 - Present

Front End Engineer

  • Project Summary
    • Used React Native to create React Native iOS app for enterprise use
    • Created a custom GatsbyJS website for media strategy and production company
    • Worked on a development team focusing on creating VueJS front-end components for a political chat web app

Jobs – Media Production

Pittsburgh Pirates

2009 - Present

Broadcast Director

    • Programmed Sony video switcher for new control room
    • Performed in high-pressure setting to produce live, in-game scoreboard presentation

Optimus

2012

Assistant Editor

    • Collaborated with editors & producers to prepare and manage client-centric video editorial sessions for advertising agency clients
    • Interfaced with various parts of the post-production process to ensure seamless transition between departments

Mind Over Media

2008 - 2012

Video Editor

    • Developed and implemented technical aspects of post production: archiving strategy and asset management
    • Served as system administrator for facility-wide EditShare Linux servers

Education

Northwestern University

2013 - 2018

M.S. Predictive Analytics

  • Courses
    • Predictive Modeling
    • Time Series Analysis
    • Machine Learning
    • Database Design
    • Web Analytics

University of Pittsburgh

2004 - 2008

B.S. Chemistry