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Richard Hess

Experienced software developer with a passion for creating User Interfaces (Atomic Design, Stencil, Svelte, Vue, React, GraphQL). I am a self-starter and can quickly learn new technologies and apply them to solve real-world problems. Prefer remote opportunities.

Authorized to work in the US for any employer.



Portfolio Technical Architect - UI/UX (Remote), Cox Automotive (IMS)
September 2020 to present

Lead Technical Architect - UI (Remote), Cox Automotive (ISS)
February 2020 to September 2020

Lead Software Engineer - UI (Remote), Cox Automotive
July 2019 to February 2020

Principal UI Engineer (Remote), Skava
June 2018 to April 2019

Senior UI Software Engineer (Remote), Demandbase
July 2007 to January 2018


BS, Engineering (Cum Laude)
Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

Notable Projects

NPX business card

Farmers Market, Columbus, IN (pro bono, Dec 2014 to Dec 2018)

Custom SVG graphic with animation

app framework tween engine size wire
funnel-s4e Svelte built-in 39k 16k
funnel-wc Stencil Between.js 62k 24k
funnel-uce uCE Between.js 67k 25k
funnel-p4t Preact Between.js 70k 26k
funnel-lit Lit Between.js 72k 26k
funnel-sld Solid Between.js 74k 27k
funnel-vue Vue3 Between.js 114k 46k
funnel-r3t React Between.js 200k 69k

** size == total resources loaded, as measured in Chrome…

Icon Proofs Web Component

Sudoku App Demo

app framework store size wire
sudoku-wc Stencil @stencil/store 36k 16k
sudoku-uce uCE nanostores 42k 17k
sudoku-s4e Svelte built-in 43k 17k
sudoku-sld Solid built-in 43k 18k
sudoku-p4t Preact Signals 45k 18k
sudoku-lit Lit nanostores 46k 18k
sudoku-p4t+ Preact CE Signals 48k 19k

Preact CE == Preact + CustomElements (web component)

** size == total resources loaded, as measured in Chrome…

Technology Demonstration

app framework store
autos-lit Lit nanostores
autos-p4t Preact Signals
autos-sld Solid built-in
wc-autos Stencil @stencil/store
autos-s4e Svelte built-in

Technology icon


[1]. A skunk works project is a project developed by a small and loosely structured group of people who research and develop a project primarily for the sake of radical innovation. (source)