Mike Mitchel

Highly skilled Senior Developer with six years of expertise in software development and a passion for crafting best practices code that delivers exceptional results.




(312) 344-0036


Principal Consultant/Senior Developer/Team Lead 
Chicago, IL (Remote)

June 2016 - Dec 2022

Managed multiple client projects

  • Guided successful projects as the Principal Consultant for client stakeholders, delivering high value software and tooling.
  • Managed and mentored team members as a Senior Team Lead
  • Performed resource management and technical recruiting interviews

Championed and delivered best practices code

  • Delivered clean, readable, and maintainable code complete with tests
  • Automated testing via Continuous Integration and Deployment
  • Maintained documentation and best practices for the codebase

Client Projects

  • KFC.com – customer order app (React, Typescript, Jest, NextJS), Refactored the entire web app, improving test coverage by 30%.
  • A2JAuthor.com - multi-repo Access to Justice  application with nearly 1 million runs per year (CanJS, NodeJS, PHP, AMP stack), Full stack development across a suite of 3 applications, Authoring Tool, Viewing Tool, and Document Assembly Tool
  • Epiqar.com – Medical video conference app for remote surgery and medical sales (full stack - CanJS, NodeJS), Added high-quality snapshot feature allowing doctors to capture key moments including on-screen annotations.
  • CanJS.com - open source MVVM framework contributor

Instructor  – Makersquare, Austin, TX

Feb 2016 - May 2016

  • Assistant Instructor to 2 boot camp cohorts, teaching the same fundamentals I had just learned as well as developing an internal staffing app to record and manage student instructor hours

Owner / President – Lab9 Inc., Chicago, IL

June 2009 - June 2016

  • Built a successful IT consulting business by delivering exceptional service, creating a strong referral pipeline
  • Managed every aspect of the business while being the principal consultant
  • Sold the client list to pursue web development


  • Makersquare, Dev Bootcamp, Austin, TX
    60 hr/week intensive Web Development bootcamp that involved best practices fundamentals and building a greenfield project utilizing the YouTube API.


Javascript, NodeJS, ReactJS, Typescript, ChatGPT, Generative AI, NextJS, GIT, PHP, MySQL, Pocketbase, Postgres,Jest, Mocha, Chai, HTML5, CSS3, LESS, SCSS, jQuery, Storybook, Docker, Golang, AWS


Strong Written and Verbal Communication, Emotional Intelligence, Stakeholder and Product Owner Liaison, Project Management, Team Mentoring, Code Review, Consulting, Agile Planning, Motivated Lifelong Learner