Anthony Valera

Hi, I'm Anthony, a front-end software engineer and organizer @SanDiegoJS. I'm committed to supporting the tech community by hosting events and mentoring other developers.



I started building websites in high school and continued to pursue tech through college, expanding my engineering knowledge and diving into software development. In my free time, I support the community as a ReactJS organizer, speaking and hosting events through San Diego JS and mentoring new developers getting into the industry.

  • JavaScript
  • React
  • Redux / Apollo
  • GraphQL
  • Typescript


At Mirum, I plan, architect, and prototype features and user interfaces for As a developer, I communicate updates, technical risks, and enhancements to Qualcomm program managers. Internally, I work with our Associate Director to field candidates, conduct interviews, and provide feedback to recruiters.


At Origin Code Academy, I mentored students through learning software development. As an instructor, I produced material for the curriculum and conducted forums for understanding concepts like async programming, state management, and data flow.

  • JavaScript
  • React
  • Redux / Context
  • Node / Express
  • MongoDB / SQL
Vusic Landing
Vusic App


At Simply Music, I led an international front-end development team, developing intranets and applications for music teachers and students. As lead, we formed a team to build a platform enrolling 10k users within its first year.

  • PHP
  • SQL
  • JavaScript
  • Gulp / Grunt


  • JavaScript
  • C / C++
  • HTML / CSS
  • PHP
  • MySQL

I began my professional career working on small development projects at the creative agency, Launch Solutions. After a short internship, I took on a Web Developer position where I assisted in the development of custom solutions for various clients.

Thanks for reading my life story! If you have any questions or want to grab coffee/beer, feel free to contact me or join me at the next meetup/study session!