Gabo Esquivel

I'm Gabo Esquivel

Software engineer & consultant

I help companies develop software products and make technical decisions; working closely with stakeholders and developers in the design and development of software applications, taking ideas from conception to production and successful execution.

I’m a proponent of continuous delivery, agile project management, lean development and open source technology stacks, particularly JavaScript (Node.js, React).

When developing software that interacts with humans I pay special attention to the user experience and always make sure every change provides real value to both the end user and the business.

This year (2017) I started working with Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technology) and formed BlockchainCR, a hub for exploring and hacking Blockchain/Web3 solutions in Costa Rica.

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service.

Engineering Leadership

I lead software engineering teams and act as on-demand CTO/VPE/Consultant for startups and enterprise clients.

Software Product Development

Consultation on software product ideation, validation, definition, roadmap creation and product life-cycle management.

Agile Project Management

Manage day-to-day product development tasks following agile principles and scrum practices.

Software Architecture

Design of robust and cost effective architectures leveraging modern tech without unnecessary complexity.

Hands-on Coding

I'm a programmer and I enjoy writing clean and concise code that solves real life problems. Mainly in JavaScript.

Secure DevOps and SRE

Transparency, collaboration, automation and infra-as-code as means to achieve secure and reliable infrastructure.

projects.

Here are some of my current and past projects

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Yeah TV

Technical lead for a movie streaming service where you can watch movies dissected in chapters with detailed information and interactive games.

American Express

I worked as a UI Engineer at americanexpress.com

Wink: Neobank mobile app

CTO/Chief Architect at challenging bank startup.

Jockey Hollow

Development of menu apps for kiosks and responsive web.

Photo&Go

Technical lead responsible for the development of a new photo editor and web experience.

Elder Scrolls Online

Web development of the Elders Scrolls online community site.

Tikr

Web development of an interactive online store with fluctuating prices.

Gridium

Development of a prototype for a energy data analytics dashboard.

Eat Arcade

Lead developer of an sms subscription system to hand-curated dishes from the best restaurants in New York City.

Pura Vida JS

First International JavaScript Conference in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica JS

JavaScript meetup group in Costa Rica.

DevOps Costa Rica

DevOps meetup group in Costa Rica.

Dotfiles

Configuration files for Ubuntu and MacOS.

JavaScript Code Quality Guide

This document aims to be a comprehensive guide to JavaScript code quality. It encompases principles, concepts, processes, conventions, standards and tooling.

StandardJS Atom Snippets

A collection of JavaScript snippets for Atom, Standard Style

The Awesome

A list of curated resources for developers

Cortical Touch

Boutique consulting and staff augmentation services.

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I provide consulting, custom software development and staff augmentation services through CorticalTouch.com, a company I founded.

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