I'm Teejay VanSlyke, a freelance web engineer living in Saint Petersburg, Florida. I help entrepreneurs and agencies turn ideas into reality on the web. I take a user- and design-centric approach to my engineering practice, interested in why more than what or how.

I am not accepting new clients at this time. Contact me to find out when I'll be available next


ES6/7/8 · TypeScript · React · Redux · Stencil · Node · Gulp · Webpack · Ruby · Ruby on Rails · Heroku · AWS · Sketch · Photoshop

Selected testimonials

You're probably not going to find anyone better than Teejay that's available for hire. Don't pass up the opportunity to work with him!

Dan Lucas, Emerge Interactive

There is nothing that would stop me from working with Teejay again. In fact, working with him has ruined me for working with other less capable developers.

E.J. Coughlin, Hype Social. Read case study

Teejay did an amazing job of exceeding our expectations.

I was able to engage with him immediately. And he made a a big impact, fast.

John Eberly, Chatlio. Read case study

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Selected experience

Formbot — 2017-Present

Conceptualized and built service that takes the hassle out of setting up online contact forms on static sites. Developed marketing, billing, and user setup flows. Maintained slow growth of paying customer base. Visit Formbot

Emerge Interactive — Portland, OR — 2017-2019

Engineered the frontend of an internal sales platform for a multinational IT services company using React and Redux. Helped build a new frontend for a political donor search platform in React and Redux.

PS Dept. — New York, NY — 2012-2017

Led the development of a marketplace-based ecommerce Rails API that processed millions of dollars in customer sales, along with a backofffice support dashboard tool used by a team of in-house personal stylists. Built custom in-house client request and order fulfillment pipeline. Designed and built internal backoffice tool for servicing styling customers and automating style team tasks. Read case study

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Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science
Ithaca College — Ithaca, NY