Hi, I'm Donavon West
I'm a full-stack software engineer, web developer, author, and speaker, living in the New York City area. I work as an independent contractor at Donavon, LLC.
I currently find myself "between gigs" at the moment (i.e. unemployed). I'm looking for contract work but would consider FTE if the right position came along (remote or in NYC).
Please read some of my blog posts to see what I'm made of. You can also download my resume or visit my LinkedIn.
My Tech Stack
Remix is a full stack web framework that lets you focus on the user interface and work back through web fundamentals to deliver a fast, slick, and resilient user experience.
Praise and Accolades
Eric Wengel • 1st
Donavon is a phenomenal principal engineer. He was incredibly knowledgeable in front-end engineering practices… Any company would be lucky to have his expertise and passion applied to its initiatives. I hope to work with Donavon again soon.
John Pettitt • 1st
[Donavon] is the sort of leader managers love to have and engineers love to work for… He delivers high quality product on schedule. His technical and people skills and depth of experience make him a great leader and mentor.
Guy Livne • 1st
It's rare that you come across standout talent like Donavon… [His] ability to juggle multiple projects and incidents was unlike any I've seen before and made a dramatic difference in the productivity level of our team… Donavon would be an asset to any team.
Raphaël Moreau ⚡️@rphlmr
With this awesome article [SSR Date Formatting in Remix using the User's Locale], I have now resolved million of production errors (hydrate) in my Remix app (React 18).
I've enhanced it with timeZone, no more hydrate errors 🥳
Praneet Wadge • 1st
I would highly recommend Donavon to any team looking for thoughtful software engineering and technical leadership, and needs high quality enterprise applications built in a timely manner.
I had the pleasure of working tangential to @donavon at AMEX very early in my career.
His sage level wisdom mixed with his ability to stay current with ever changing technology makes him one of the 🐐's to me.