Joel Saupe

Software Engineer Web Developer UI/UX Designer

Hello, my name is Joel.

I am a full-stack web developer based in Salt Lake City, Utah, with a love for designing and building amazing web applications. My passion is making great, user-friendly software. I work mostly as a Ruby on Rails and AngularJS developer, but I'm always up for working with any technology.

Things I've worked on.



University of Utah
Computer Science Major
Fall 2016 Expected
Member of NSLA, National Society of Leadership and Success.
Viewmont High School
Graduated 2010
3.99/4.0 GPA. Focused on college preparation including AP and college-level courses. Member of FBLA, Track & Field (Team Captain).


  • JavaScript
  • AngularJS
  • JQuery
  • Python
  • Django
  • Sass
  • Gulp
  • HTML5 / CSS3
  • MySQL
  • AWS

Professional Experience

Deseret Book
Web Developer
Apr 2016 - Present
Maintained multiple consumer facing sites using Ruby on Rails and AngularJS. Improved database structure and optimized caching with Redis, reducing server latency by more than 85%.
Starry Night Studios, LLC
Feb 2014 - Present
Helped design and implement web solutions based on client needs and demands. Projects ranged in scale from Wordpress websites, to medium size web applications. Helped in critical decision making, and focused on front-end development needs.
IDFL Laboratory & Institute
Software Developer
Jan 2013 - Apr 2016
Worked as a full-stack developer using Django, and AngularJS. Helped design, and develop new internal and external systems. Maintained, and implemented new features in legacy Django system. Lead design and development of client tools with a focus on providing user-friendly solutions to complex business processes.

I'm all over the internet!