Matthew Crist

Matthew Crist

Boston based technical leader with 12 years experience designing and developing solutions for organizations of all sizes.


Hondo, Inc 2017-Present


Deliver cohesive customer experiences for startups like Inspired. Projects include desiging a new mobile experience and building in React Native; helping to define profitable business models; and managing development of marketing sites using modern front end tooling.

City of Boston 2016-2017

Lead Developer, Department of Innovation & Technology

Worked directly with the City's CDO and CIO to help redesign the City's primary website, bring secondary app development in line with modern standards, and built an efficient development team. Projects included leading development for; developing public notice signage while working with City's legal team and Massachusettes Secretary of State to allow for digital delivery of mandated notices; and helped architect a new application structure for future City app development using server side React and AWS.

Cantina 2010-2016


Lead design and development on many large client engagements working with c-level executives to deliver new products to the marketplace. Projects included designing and leading front end development of a white label 401k management platform; developing app prototypes and gaming concepts for new spring football league; and participating in the development of a patented data visualization app for a major financial services firm.

Traackr 2012-2013

Senior Front End Developer

Primary front end developer for Traackr's main application. Developed prototypes to help vision the future. Rearchitected and overhauled front end structure.

Optaros 2007-2010

Senior Front End Developer

Work with clients to deliver new products to customers. Projects included developing advertising solution on top of Drupal for Experian; design and development of check out experience for Rue La La; concepting new ways to sell merchandise for McLaren; and modernizing asset management for Macys.


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Back End