Chris Knepper

A Developer Who Designs

In Brief

Full-stack web developer with design expertise. Experience with front- and back-end, mobile app development, experience design, and game design.


Rochester Institute of Technology


BSc, New Media Interactive Development

Minor: Free and Open Source Culture

3.75 Cumulative GPA

(magna cum laude)


  • HTML5 / CSS / JavaScript
  • React / React Native / Redux
  • Angular 1.x / jQuery
  • Canvas / SVG / Animation
  • Android (Native)
  • PHP / Python (Flask, Django)
  • Node.js / Express
  • Apache / nginx / SQL
  • Jenkins / Cont. Integration
  • Git (CLI) / Bash shell
  • Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Atlassian Suite
  • Agile Development Process
  • Windows / macOS / Linux
  • WordPress Themes & Plugins


Android Messages Desktop

Desktop App


Cross-platform wrapper for Messages for web, a Google service to send and receive text messages on a personal computer. Using the Electron framework, the program enhances Google's mirroring service by adding additional functionality and enabling innate features from desktop operating systems.

Car Insurance Telematics

Smartphone App


Front-end mobile application to monitor customers' driving behavior, enabling them to earn savings with the insurer. The app also allows users to track their progress over time, see detailed historical data, and monitor amounts saved. The app records data by communicating with third-party hardware from multiple vendors, as well as multiple first- and third-party back-ends.


Software Engineer — ThriveHive

March 2018-Present

Boston, MA

Enhance and extend core product: A suite of applications comprising an online presence management solution. Work includes approved side projects, shared "on-call" responsibilities, and supporting internal product users employed in technical and non-technical domains. Technologies regularly employed include Knockout.js, WordPress, Vue.js, Kubernetes, various AWS Products, and others.

Engineer, Experience Technology — SapientRazorfish

July 2015-March 2018

Boston, MA

Develop mobile and web applications, websites, and other interactive experiences in a variety of contexts, leveraging best practices of technology choice, software architecture, and agility. Work covers a medley of exigencies, with an emphasis on client-focused delivery. Technologies regularly employed include React Native, Angular, Node.js, MongoDB, Arduino, and others.


GCCIS Dean's List

RIT Presidential Scholarship

CoolTech Challenge Winner (2008, 2010)

University of Rochester IT Award


IGM Teaching Assistant

IGM Grader

IGM Independent Study

MAGIC Independent Study

Student Government Finance Committee

Hobbies & Interests:

Computer Hardware


Weight Lifting/Fitness




—References Available Upon Request—

© 2019 Chris Knepper — [email protected] — (330) 903-1016