Kieran Summerfeldt

Software Engineer

Software Engineer passionate about designing web applications that seamlessly merge functionality and efficiency with an intuitive user experience. I want to combine beautiful design with clean code, and bring great ideas to life. When not writing code, you can find me on the tennis court or somewhere halfway across the world.

(250) 896-6799



  • ForeSee / Verint ForeSee

    Software Engineer II

    July 2018 - Present

    • Feature development and maintenance of the client side application
    • Migration of existing codebase to a more modern tech stack using React and GraphQL
    • Grooming of tickets for feature development
    • Code reviews and regular meetings to improve current practices and processes
  • Freshworks Studio

    Web Developer

    May 2017 - July 2018

    • Developed web applications using React/Redux for government and private clients in an agile environment.
    • Used modern technologies and libraries, unit testing, and coding best practices to create maintainable applications.
    • Worked on a variety of projects both alone and on a team, which involve integration with RESTful API services.
    • Took a leadership role on the front-end team and helped develop guidelines for best development practices.
    • Provided regular code reviews for team members.
  • Latitude Geographics

    Front-end Developer

    July 2016 - November 2016

    • Developed front-end components for mobile and web GIS applications.
    • Worked closely with other developers and project managers in an agile environment to come up with design solutions for new product features.
    • Created UI/UX design mockups.
  • Singular Studio

    Web Designer

    October 2015 - Current

    • Meet with clients to gather requirements and discuss project scope.
    • Design and develop websites, taking into consideration performance and user experience.
    • Maintain websites and assist with any technical issues.
  • Plexi-Klass Manufacturing

    Plastics Fabricator

    September 2006 - March 2016

    • Created custom products from various types of plastics, using a range of power tools and other equipment.
    • Interpretation of clients designs and employment of unique strategies to tackle projects.
  • American Language Academy

    ESL (English as a Second Language) Teacher

    October 2014 - May 2015

    • Taught english to adults in group and individual classes.
    • Prepared and developed individualized lessons and assessed student progress.


  • Web Development Bootcamp

    Lighthouse Labs, Vanouver, BC

    March 2016 - May 2016

    A fully immersive program to learn the foundations of web development.

  • B.Sc. in Biology and Psychology

    University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

    September 2008 - August 2012

    President's Scholarship, Dean's list


  • Bootstrap
  • CSS
  • Express
  • Firebase
  • Git
  • GraphQL
  • HTML
  • Illustrator
  • Javascript
  • MongoDB
  • Node
  • Photoshop
  • Postgres
  • Rails
  • React
  • Redux
  • Ruby
  • Sass
  • WordPress


Freshworks Private Projects

Web Appications

Worked on a variety of private client projects including:

  • Lead frontend developer on an application for bidding on vehicles in real-time using React / Redux, custom SCSS, and web sockets with Deepstream.
  • Aided in the development of a React/Redux web application, adding custom theming using CSS/SCSS and unit testing using Jest. Conducted team code reviews.
  • Developed an application using React/Redux that connected to a RESTful API and integrated the Google Maps API. Created custom UI components to replace UI framework.

Transportation Fuel Reporting System

Web Appication

An application for the BC Government that involved creating the first iteration of an application from the ground up within a limited timeframe. Integrated with an existing RESTful API service.

Hired Equipment Tracking System

Web Appication

An application for the BC Government that involved adding features to an existing application. Worked closely with a backend developer and project manager in an agile environment to create the client side application.


Web Application

A web app for tracking and analyzing custom statistics for recreational games.

    Tech Stack

  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Postgres
  • Foundation
  • Javascript/JQuery