Jarrett Gossett

The work I do

I'm a software engineer with over 15 years of experience building web-based applications. My focus over the last several years has been primarily front-end engineering, primarily using React and building architecture/tools to scale large-frontend projects.

Downloadable Resume


Staff Engineer @ Wistia

Mar 2023 Present
  • I work on Wistia's organize team, building features to help users organize and manage their videos.

Senior Software Engineer @ Datadog

Feb 2022 Mar 2023
  • At Datadog I worked on the Frontend Developer Experience team, working on tools for frontend engineers such as our development environment, a chrome extension to manage deploys, and the frontend CI pipeline.

Staff Engineer @ Mailchimp

Feb 2017 Jan 2022
  • I worked on a handful of product features including a new UI for editing campaigns and the UI to create postcard based campaigns.
  • I helped architect and plan Mailchimp's transition from an MVC, server-driven model to building new features with a client-side React architecture.
  • I led the creation of the React component library for Mailchimp, known as Wink.
  • I routinely mentored junior engineers through pairing sessions and code reviews.

Lead Software Engineer @ REscour

Jul 2014 Feb 2017
  • REscour brought me onboard to lead their UI engineering, including the primary REscour application as well as the data management tools.
  • I worked directly with the CTO and CEO to plan new features and UX
  • I spearheaded efforts to enforce and maintain code quality, continuous deployment, and to convert a legacy Angular.js app to a React/Redux-based architecture.

Software Engineer @ Tapjoy

Oct 2012 Jul 2014
  • I worked on Tapjoy's Partner Tools team, building features for the customer dashboard.
  • During that time, we completely modernized the Tapjoy dashboard and ad management platform.
  • Working in the Atlanta office of Tapjoy, headquartered in San Francisco, taught me how to work remotely with a distributed team.
  • At Tapjoy, I first started working on client-driven applications using a single page application architecture.

Lead Developer @ Remark Media

Oct 2009 Sep 2012
  • I played an instrumental role in the development of high traffic websites including Sharecare and Dimespring.
  • After being promoted to lead developer, my primary role was managing high-level architecture, prototyping new features, developing libraries/tools and helping other developers troubleshoot tough problems.

Web Developer @ AirTight Design

Nov 2006 Oct 2009
  • While at AirTight Design, an agency with numerous clients of all sizes, I lead several web application projects from conception to launch for clients such as Berkshire Hathaway, Kia, and Cartoon Network.


This is a non-exhaustive list of the technology I've used in my career.


  • Javascript
  • TypeScript
  • HTML
  • CSS/Less/Sass
  • PHP
  • Ruby
  • CoffeeScript
  • SQL
  • GraphQL


  • React
  • Node.js
  • Express
  • Next.js
  • ESLint
  • Koa
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Zend
  • Redux
  • Angular
  • Backbone.js
  • jQuery


  • Webpack
  • Esbuild
  • Babel
  • PostCSS
  • Jest
  • Storybook
  • Gulp
  • Grunt
  • Vagrant
  • Docker
  • GCP
  • Firebase
  • MongoDB
  • MySQL/Postgres
  • Elasticsearch
  • git