Justen Barget



I’m Justen, a Javascript and Elixir developer based in London (happy to work remotely). I love all things code, education, design, travelling and languages. I am a mentor at the Founders & Coders collective and a member of the DWYL freelancer community.


Tahora Feb '21 - present

React Native, GraphQL, TypeScript, NodeJS, Postgres

Tahora is the culture and wellbeing platform creating inclusive hybrid workplaces with better connected and happier employees.

RegSimple May '18 - Oct '18 / Jan '20 - Jan '21

React, Redux, TypeScript, NodeJS

A platform to compare regulation around the world in an easily digestible way

Freybors Aug '19 - Jan - '20

React, Redux, TypeScript, NodeJS

Full stack developer working on a food delivery platform

Spill May '19 - Aug '19

React/React Native, Redux

A platform giving employees direct access to message-based therapy

Fat Llama Nov '18 - March '19

React/React Native, Redux, Hapi, Postgres

A peer to peer rental platform

Financial Times - Tag Metrics API Nov '17 - Jan '18

AWS Lambda, Elasticsearch, AWS API Gateway

A high throughput API to provide consumers with articles' tagging metrics (page views for a tag, trending tags, etc...)

Authored DNI June '17 - Jan '18

NodeJS, AWS Lambda, React, AWS API Gateway

Google funded research project, in conjunction with The Financial Times, into delivering feedback via notifications to improve workflow

Authored.io June '16 - June '17

NodeJS, React, Redux, AWS

A platform to allow journalists to create, curate and deliver content easily

DWYL - Help Wanted June '16 - Mar '19

Elixir, Phoenix, Taychons, Postgres

Dashboard to allow users to contribute easily to open source projects


Elixir, Taychons (Rebuilt in NodeJS & Handlebars)

A JSON cv builder that produces mobile-first valid AMP HTML, used to build this CV

Extra Things


University of Bristol

Chemistry, 1st Class Honours


Dan Sofer

Justen, is a first-class developer with a first-class attitude. I can recommend him without reservation.

Nelson Correia

Words that comes to mind when I think of Justen: Genuine, natural, talented, can-do, focussed, fast-learner, teacher, humble, patience, quiet, humorous, reliable, punctual, well-spoken, empathetic, caring, team-player, leader.
He does not fit any text-book 'personality type'. He is well-rounded, grounded and determined and turns his hand to anything in his pursuit of understanding and overcoming a challenge. He is joy to work with and an asset to any team; I would be delighted to work/learn with him again!