Hi, my name is
Kyle Gill
I love to code.
I'm a software engineer specializing in developing - and often designing - high-quality applications and websites. I’m currently a Senior Software Engineer at Gatsby.
About Me
Hello! I’m a software engineer that loves the junction of engineering and design. I build experiences with exact attention to detail that comes through clean code and solid architecture.
I graduated from Brigham Young University with a Master’s Degree in Information Systems and a focus on engineering and software development. I love that technology means I’m always learning something new.
Here are some things I'm experienced with:
  • Javascript
  • React
  • Gatsby
  • Node
  • GraphQL
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Python
  • Swift
  • Sketch
  • Figma
Here are a few places I've worked
Senior Software Engineer @ Gatsby
May 2020 - Present
  • Built custom HR pipeline integrating 3rd party HR platforms with a custom frontend and serverless backend
  • Developed public user portals and internal admin tooling on company microservices
  • Core maintainer of docs and guides for official Gatsby documentation that received over 20 yearly million page views and regarded as some of the most comprehensive and approachable docs available
Some things I've built
A Spotify powered, data-driven web app to discover new music
Card Surge
A playground for designing cards and drop shadows for user interfaces
Sol Journal
An open source, offline, personal journaling platform
I’ve made all sorts of apps, bots, and side projects that live on my Github
I blog about things I've learned on my site, these are a few of my posts
In Defense of Digital Minimalism
Why I love technology, but also sort of hate it.
Friday, November 13, 2020
Deprecating ACF fields in WPGraphQL and Gatsby
Keeping GraphQL schemas between Gatsby and WPGraphQL up-to-date.
Sunday, July 26, 2020
Roads for Success Navigating Docs
How docs are like roads, and how to write docs that are usable for new and advanced users.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
A Farewell Address
Lessons learned over 7 years at BYU
Monday, March 16, 2020
Get in contact via email or find me online