I'm Mitchell Hollander, an exuberant software developer & creative photographer based in Nashville, Tennessee.

About Me

When it comes to software development, I specialize in web design, front-end web development, and occasionally back-end web development using Ruby on Rails to create minimally designed, collaborative solutions for both clients and associates.

I enjoy utilizing modern front-end frameworks and technologies such as React or Vue to create interactive user experiences while writing clean and semantic code. With a passion for self-learning, I strive to improve and challenge myself by applying industry best practices and staying informed with emerging trends.

Aside from programming, I also take great pleasure in the art of film photography. You can often find me traversing through the streets of Nashville, taking candid shots of it's citizens with my trusty Leica M6 and a roll of Fujichrome Provia 100F.

Programming Skills

5 years of software development experience in the following:

  • Languages

    JavaScript, Ruby, and Java

  • JavaScript Frameworks, Libraries, & State Management

    Vue, Vuex, React, jQuery, and Lodash

  • Static Site Generators

    Jekyll and Gatsby

  • Typed JavaScript & JavaScript Compilers

    Babel and CoffeeScript

  • CSS Compilers

    SASS/SCSS, LESS, CSS Modules, and Styled Components

  • CSS Frameworks

    Bootstrap, Foundation, Semantic UI, and Materialize

  • Server-Side Frameworks & API Layers

    Ruby on Rails, Express, Firebase, and GraphQL

  • Database

    MySQL and Mongo

  • IDE/Editor

    Vim, Atom, VS Code, Sublime Text, WebStorm, RubyMine, and IntelliJ IDEA

  • Source Code Management & Social Coding

    Git, Subversion, and Github

  • Issue Tracker

    JIRA, Redmine, and Trello

  • Application Architectures

    Single-Page Application (SPA), Progressive Web Application (PWA), and Multi-Page Application (MPA)

  • Package & Dependency Management

    Homebrew, Yarn, RubyGems, and NPM

  • Unit Testing

    Mocha and QUnit

  • Operating Systems

    Windows and MacOS

Clients, Features, & Publications

  • Apple

    In 2016, a photo of mine was selected to be featured in Apple's "Shot On iPhone 6s" World Gallery campaign for the iPhone 6s. The photo was then posted on billboards and print publications all around the world in over 26 countries.

    https://brentwoodhomepage.com/franklin-residents-iphone-shot-ends-up-on-billboards-all-over-the-world/
  • Water Journal

    Water Journal is an exploration of all things water and life, celebrating its undeniable beauty and complexity. Several photos of mine from one of my trips to Iceland are featured in Volume 3 including a short story written by me.

    https://waterjournal.co/shop/volume-three
  • Parkland

    Established in 2015, Parkland Design & Manufacturing creates sustainable bags and accessories for everyday life. I was commissioned by Parkland to take promotional photos of their products.

    https://parklandmfg.com/
  • Rucksack Magazine

    Rucksack Magazine is an online journal and printed bi-annual publication for both written & visual storytelling through adventure and photography. I was fortunate enough to be interviewed and featured on Rucksack Mag's online journal.

    https://rucksackmag.com/journal/mitchell-hollander
  • Welly Merck

    Welly Merck was founded on the true story of Merck and Welly, lovers who established a timeless identity by facing adversity and overcoming it. Welly Merck watches are evidence of their journey. I was commissioned by Welly Merck to take promotional photos of their wrist watches.

    https://www.wellymerck.com/
  • Unsplash

    Unsplash is a tool for creatives to access beautiful, free images gifted by the world’s most generous community of photographers. I was hired by Unsplash to take free professional photos of guests at the Makers to Merchants event hosted by Weebly.

    https://medium.com/unsplash/makers-to-merchants-weebly-unsplash-at-wework-nashville-ee03fb9d7b79
  • Mahabis

    Mahabis is an award-winning range of slippers designed for comfort. I was commissioned by Mahabis to take promotional photos of their footwear. My Wife still wears her gifted pair to this day.

    https://mahabis.com/
  • Trade Coffee

    Shop the best specialty coffee subscription from the nation's best roasters on Trade, fresh coffee roasted to order and delivered right to your door. I was commissioned by Trade to take promotional photos of a few select coffee blends.

    https://www.drinktrade.com/