Eli A. Taylor

I am a full stack developer usually based between Hawaii, Boston, Medellin, and San Francisco. This site is a portfolio of a few projects that I've been blessed to be part of, and the many people who have contributed.

Browse all these projects below, or use the tags to filter for whatever is relevant to you. If you believe I can help with one of yours, feel free to reach out through any channel below:

Voicemail
+1 415-300-0834
E-mail
eat@taylormadetraffic.com
Skype
skye_eli

Track Authority Music

November, 2012 - June, 2016 Architect & UI Engineer San Francisco (remote)
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Track Authority - Native Mobile App

A platform for perfecting playlists and parties by awarding musical tastes
  • Built a fluid interface, fully responsive from 320 to 1024+ pixels wide, without a page refresh, with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Scripted all API integrations with JavaScript and PHP.
  • Deployed the mobile application through Cordova and Node.js plugins to quickly configure, compress, and compile mobile applications for Android and iOS.

Started: 2016-01-01

Launched/Lasted: 2016-06-01

Technologies: Cordova, Phonegap, Node.js, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Facebook API, Google Anayltics API

Industries: Music, Events, Gaming

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End, Back-End, Business Development

Companies/Brands: TaylorMadeTraffic, Track Authority Music

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Track Authority - CodeIgniter Website / API

An online and mobile game that rewards high-rated users with free music, gift certificates, concert tickets and cash
  • Engineered MVC architecture for dual website / API using CodeIgnitor and HMVC Modular Extensions, to allow complex types of permission combinations across user types, and make all components completely portable across applications, serving either HTML or JSON.
  • Optimized memory usage with several Bash scripts and CRON jobs to crop / resize images, handle email queues, and generate static HTML pages for common anonymous requests.
  • Built CMS for managing user-generated and editorial content, review internal traffic logs, logins, and all emails.
  • Built asynchronous email service to seamlessly convert website templates to tablular HTML documents with inline CSS, and manage queue of emails prepared, sent, failed, and clicked.
  • Built Node.js server to authenticate requests to static mp3 files before streaming via ffluent-ffmpeg
  • Automated performance testing with XHProf and data integrity tests with built in logging tools

Started: 2012-11-01

Launched/Lasted: 2013-01-01

Technologies: PHP, CodeIgniter, mySQL, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Bash, Facebook API, Node.js

Industries: Music, Events, Gaming

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End, Back-End, Business Development. Drew Williams: Business Development

Companies/Brands: TaylorMadeTraffic, Track Authority Music

Blingby LLC

November, 2015 - April, 2016 Drupal Engineer Houston (remote)
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Blingby

Blingby lets users 'live the experience' of their favorite music videos and movie trailers. Blingby LLC tags top-voted YouTube videos with purchase links so products, hotels, and artists are shown in-sync as the video plays.
  • Configured and hooked Drupal Views to query content internally and from Amazon for album artwork as well as YouTube for matching videos.
  • Rebuilt Drupal templates for a more responsive experience across devices with CSS3
  • Developed google-map interface and query logic to re-order of ad / affiliates' links based on the user's location and affiliates’ geographic settings.
  • Built several administrative tools for configuring home page settings, photo carousels, and reviewing data-integrity from error logs and Drupal’s url_alias table.

Started: 2015-11-01

Launched/Lasted: 2016-04-01

Technologies: Drupal 7, PHP, MySQL, CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript, YouTube API, Google Maps API, AJAX

Industries: Travel, Music, Fashion, Marketing

Team: E.A.Taylor: Front-End, Back-End. Robert Stanicic: Business Development

Companies/Brands: Blingby LLC

tripchi

March, 2014 - October, 2015 Architect & UI Engineer Denver (remote)
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tripchi - Auto Importer & Taxonomy Builder

Tags map many-to-many and are used by the global search box, Types map 1-to-many and are used by the main drawer menu's selectable filters.
  • Developed scraper tool for importing Airport data from HTML, JSON, and RSS feeds.
  • Automated and improved categorization - despite an insufficient taxonomy - by learning from the full text of previous imports.
  • Built batch processing tool to review and update importer decisions by tagging content to effect Tag weights to a primary Type.

Started: 2014-10-01

Launched/Lasted: 2015-10-01

Technologies: Drupal 7, PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript

Industries: Travel, Language, Analytics

Team: E.A.Taylor: Front-End, Back-End

Companies/Brands: tripchi

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tripchi - Native Mobile App

A content manager and mobile app to guide users through airports and find flight, safety, and consumer information; as well as share rides to common destinations to and from the airport
  • Built a fluid interface, fully responsive from 320 to 1024+ pixels wide, without a page refresh, with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Scripted all API integrations with JavaScript / jQuery, parsing HTML and JSON from the Drupal server and across domains and third-party web services.
  • Deployed the mobile application through Cordova and Node.js plugins to quickly configure, compress, and compile the Android APK.

Started: 2014-03-01

Launched/Lasted: 2015-10-01

Technologies: Cordova, Phonegap, Node.js, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery Mobile, Google Maps API, Facebook API, Google Anayltics API

Industries: Travel

Team: E.A.Taylor: Front-End, Back-End. Roberto Galan: Design. Chandra Jacobs: Project Management & Business Development

Companies/Brands: tripchi

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tripchi - CMS & API

Your passport to explore the airport. Discover restaurants, shopping, deals, unlock airport secrets & more.​
  • Built OAuth2, token secured CMS & API with Drupal 7
  • Hooked Drupal Views to set default filters based users' profiles, location, next flight information.
  • Integrated FlightStats API at runtime while adding or editing flight information.
  • Optimized site and API with CRON jobs to update flight status and real time airport details from FlightStats API

Started: 2014-03-01

Launched/Lasted: 2014-10-01

Technologies: Drupal 7, PHP, MySQL, Facebook API, CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript

Industries: Travel

Team: E.A.Taylor: Front-End, Back-End. Roberto Galan: Design. Chandra Jacobs: Project Management & Business Development

Companies/Brands: tripchi

ID Interactive

July, 2013 - December, 2013 Senior Web Developer Bogotá
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Oreo Navidad

ID interactive builds marketing platforms for a long list of great clients with creative projects and campaigns. This was just one of the projects I got to build while working there. View more projects I built with ID Interactive here: http://taylormadetraffic.com/companies?qtfilter=ID%20Interactive
  • Built responsive interface, pixel perfect to design specs, with elegant client-side form validation using HTML5, CSS3 and pure JavaScript.
  • Wrote barcode queries and prize distribution algorithm to evenly distribute 285 prizes, without predefined winners, across the 60 day campaign, against 20 million codes printed on Oreo packages throughout Colombia. Supported business rules such as Captcha when a user searched more than 12 times in a day.
  • Included several backend tracking tools for reviewing code attempts and wins, as well as an automated QA tester to simulate varying degrees of traffic, code searches, and minimum probabilities.

Started: 2013-11-01

Launched/Lasted: 2013-12-01

Technologies: PHP, mySQL, JavaScript

Industries: Gaming

Team: Cristopher Allen Lara: Design. E.A.Taylor: Front-End, Back-End. Oscar Gil: Project Management. Sharon Lewis: Account Manager. Jimmy Rodriguez: QA. John Parra: QA

Companies/Brands: Oreo, ID Interactive

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ID Dashboard

The tool automates monthly reports for clients, by aggregating data from all active marketing channels or installed tracking tools, such as Twitter, Facebook Insights, Google Analytics, and YouTube.
  • Built fluid interface of drag-and-droppable graphs for Project Managers to create monthly performance reports of client campaigns.
  • Built API to customize each graph with comments, unique headers, colors, sizes, and display orders before generating shareable URLs to produce reports across accounts or without login.
  • Built site permissions matrix for view, write, and delete privileges limited per user, client, brand, and project.
  • Modularized graph components to build and refresh off a normalized JSON structure, produced on-load and via AJAX, further allowing data drilling on all metrics and dimensions.

Started: 2013-07-01

Launched/Lasted: 2013-12-01

Technologies: PHP, CodeIgniter, mySQL, AJAX, JavaScript, Google Visualization API, Facebook API, YouTube API, Twitter API, Laraval, CSS3, HTML5

Industries: Analytics

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End, Back-End. Juan Ruiz: Business Development. Claudia Huertas: Business Development. Alejandra Farfan: Project Management. David Duran: Project Management. John Parra: QA. Mauricio Zambrano: UX. Catalina Molina: UX

Companies/Brands: ID Interactive

Healthline Networks

May, 2009 - July, 2012 UI Engineer San Francisco
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Healthline Navigator

A Contextual Enrichment Tool of Rich-Media Health Information and Ads.
  • Built cross-domain script tag used to inject contextual ads, content, and SEO hyper-links onto any web page from 79 kilobytes of pure JavaScript.
  • Supported up to 60 requests per second including tracking pixels and over 50,000 SQL inserts batched daily through an asynchronous SQL loader. (Clients included healthline.com, sharecare.com, health.yahoo.net, and others)
  • Built a client-side keyword scanner to select terms from common semantic rules or other ad-tags running simultaneously; allowing contextual advertising services without a backend processor.
  • Automated appropriate ad placement via DOM scanner to measure element's dimensions, amount of text, and tag structure when explicit placement rules were not found in the Healthline Dashboard described below.

Started: 2009-05-01

Launched/Lasted: 2012-07-01

Technologies: Java, Spring, Oracle, JavaScript, JSONP

Industries: Health, Marketing

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End, Back-End. AJ Chen: Back-End. Steve Jackson: Back-End

Companies/Brands: Healthline Networks

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Healthline Dashboard

Dashboard is an all-in-one Content-Management-System, Reporting, and Ad Configuration tool. It controls where, when, and why to inject ads or content in webpages. It also allows reviewing Navigator, healthSTAT, and the internal crawler's performance across various installations.
  • Built this Dashboard to provide the crawler additional controls for prioritizing areas of the page to parse, skip, and flag for injection or inter-linking; with Java / Spring and Oracle/SQL.
  • Built tool to rebuild any webpage within a proxy environment on Healthline servers in order to install, test, and demonstrate Navigation functionality on any URL.
  • Optimized crawler’s queue to more efficiently check for content changes, ignoring irrelevant differences in the DOM source.
  • Improved backend healthSTAT crawler’s keyword selections with configurations per domain to prioritize URL segments vs. DOM Body vs. DOM meta data, based on target site’s semantic standards.

Started: 2009-05-01

Launched/Lasted: 2012-07-01

Technologies: Java, Spring, Oracle, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery Mobile

Industries: Health, Analytics, Marketing

Team: E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End, Back-End

Companies/Brands: Healthline Networks

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Healthline computeQA

Automated Quality Assurance & Monitoring Through Interactive, Intelligent Browser-Based Crawling.
  • Built this Google Chrome Extension and browser-based Crawler to automate QA of web pages after all ads and third party javascripts have completely loaded, with pure JavaScript and SQLite.
  • Mapped entire websites while comparing keywords / categorization choices by each different Healthline API, as well as competing ad tags.
  • Automated .jpg screen captures of every page crawled, with options to first render watermarks and set colored borders around each area of that page where Navigator might inject ads, content, or hyper-links.

    Started: 2009-05-01

    Launched/Lasted: 2012-07-01

    Technologies: WebSQL-lite, JavaScript, Google Chrome Extension, jQuery Mobile, LocalStorage

    Industries: Analytics

    Team: E.A.Taylor: Design, Front-End, Back-End

    Companies/Brands: Healthline Networks