Nate Donato

I am a software engineer and web developer, with experience in JavaScript, Node.js, React.js, Redux, SQL, Ruby on Rails, Git, HTML5, CSS3, and More

Check out some of my projects here Or go straight to my resume

Featured Projects


Full stack clone of Instagram, using Ruby on Rails / Postgres backend and React.js / Redux frontend & AWS cloud storage


Online platforming game using JavaScript HTML and CSS, with MongoDB / Express.js backend for high score leaderboard


A simple meditation timer web app created for personal use. Features calming music and images. Built using React.js

Know It All

A question / answer game with statistics and online search results. Team-built web-application utilizing MongoDB, Express.js, React.js, Node.js (MERN).


Destructive photo editor uses custom pixel sorting algorithms to create destructive reimaginations of any uploaded image

Bart Signs

Live updating Bay Area Rapid Transit estimated train departure signs for SF Embarcadero Station, using the BART API

Minor Projects

  • Dejumble A tool for helping solve the Daily Jumble! Work in progress.
  • DressCat A simple game built with JavaScript, CSS & HTML5. Dress the cat!
  • Zen Boxes Colorful boxes to play with in browser window for a calming break.
  • Student Info A sample react app for displaying, searching, and tagging students.
  • Circus A directory of fun web haiku / micro projects to practice.


App Academy Full Stack Web Development
Graduate 2019

University of California, Santa Cruz
Bachelor of Arts, Literature 2017

CERTIFICATION 30-Day Substitute Teaching Permit
California Commission on Teaching Credentialing
Spring 2017

California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST)
Passed 2017

International School, Fukuoka, Japan
Attended Japanese language program on scholastic award
Spring 2012