Thomas Leon Highbaugh — Resume

Thomas Leon Highbaugh

Full Stack Web Development

San Francisco, California



Full stack autodiadact with demonstrable capacity to assess and manage complex business needs and surmount obstacles in the way thereof thus producing refined and accessible work products.


Full Stack Web Developer

Jun 2018 – Present | Freelance

  • proactively cultivated client relationships
  • designed full stack web experiences for clients
  • actively engaged with clients about specifications and designs
  • crafted literate, comprehensive source code
  • provided commentary to improve maintainability
  • fostered ongoing services to clients as requested or needed


California State University East Bay

2009 – 2014 | Bachelor of Arts

Major: Political Science

Minor: Economics


Las Positas Community College

2018 – Present | Associate of Science/Continuing Education

Major: Computer Science


Codify Academy

2018 | Certificate

Subject: Front End Development


Portfolio Website

Since 2019 | JSX, React, Next.js, SCSS

A unique and streamlined developer portfolio site that combines the useful aspect of development portfolios with a blog using Next.js. Interface is clean and features graphics designed personally for use within the site.

Keeper CRM

2021 | MERN

Written as part of the process of learning the MERN stack, this application stores contacts for registered users and saves the information they input between sessions.

Crazy-Wise Gatsby Starter

2020 | React, Styled Components, Gatsby.js

A starter blog for Gatsby.js that has tinaCMS integrated into development server to ease the production of content and a very distinct appearance that is both modern and functional. All graphics used in the page heroes are custom pieces made for the site.

Opitx Markdown Editor

2019 | Electron, React, SCSS

An answer to a personal problem with Markdown editors avalable on Linux which provided a less than transparent process of saving in user defined locations that evolved into a Markdown editor written using electron and packaged for all major Linux distributions.


Full Stack Web Development

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • SCSS
  • Bootstrap
  • Tailwind.css
  • LESS
  • Javascript
  • ES6
  • ES7
  • Typescript
  • Node.js
  • JSX
  • React
  • React-Router
  • Gatsby.js
  • Next.js
  • Redux
  • Styled Components
  • Vue
  • Express.js
  • NoSQL
  • MongoDB
  • MERN
  • PHP
  • LAMP
  • Functional Programming


  • Docker
  • Docker-Compose
  • Podman
  • Version Control
  • Git
  • SVN
  • CI/CD
  • Travis CI
  • CircleCI
  • GitLab Pipelines
  • Github Actions
  • Jenkins
  • AWS
  • Google Cloud
  • Firebase
  • Heroku
  • Platform-as-a-Service
  • Vercel
  • Netlify
  • Linux