Tyler Machado

Hi, I'm Tyler Machado.

I'm a design-minded, data-literate front-end web developer with a decade of experience in digital news. I use technology and design to build creative, illuminating, data-driven experiences and tools.

Location

Boston, MA

Pronouns

he/him/his

Email

tyler.machado [at] gmail

Selected Work

Resume

This resume is also available in PDF format.

Northeastern University

(Boston, MA)

Front-end and Data Developer, April 2019-present

  • designed, built and maintained the university's public-facing coronavirus testing dashboard
  • updated digital project templates to use modern JavaScript technologies and simplify deployment
  • created custom data visualizations for news stories
  • built mini-sites and performed maintenance on custom WordPress (Timber) theme

Journalist's Resource

(Cambridge, MA)

Developer (Counting for Dollars Project), January 2020-March 2020

  • built interactive, sharable graphics and maps on Census and federal funding data, using a template built on React, Mapbox and D3.js
  • evaluated options for readers to embed graphics and download data

Institute for Nonprofit News

(remote)

Front-end Developer/Designer, February 2018-April 2019

  • built modern WordPress websites for nonprofit news organizations using our WordPress theme, Largo
  • created wireframes, prototypes and visual systems to guide project decisions and communicate concepts to collaborators
  • updated INN branding guidelines and assets for print and digital

Harvard Business Review

(Boston, MA)

Editorial Developer, March 2014-January 2018

  • created interactive tools, data visualizations, and new digital storytelling experiences on HBR.org
  • collaborated with colleagues across design, tech and editorial departments while self-directing projects
  • built and maintained messaging bots, both user-facing and internal, on Slack and Facebook

Seven Days

(Burlington, VT)

Digital Media Manager, August 2012-March 2014

Deputy Web Editor, June 2010-August 2012

  • created WordPress websites for sub-brands and special events
  • designed, curated and managed production of six email newsletters
  • enhanced news articles for digital presentation with special layouts, embedded media and photography
  • led new digital content and social media strategies in the newsroom

Talks and Writing