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Juliette Pretot

Creative, ambitious and enterprising software engineer. I primarily focus on modern JavaScript, more specifically React, its ecosystem and Node.js.


  • JavaScript, GraphQL, Node.js, React
  • Functional Programming
  • Web Performance Optimization
  • Mentoring
  • Agile Methodology


Frontend Engineer at N26, Jan 2018 - now

Isomorphic ReactJs, GraphQL, Node.js for an online banking app used by more than one million people.

  • Boosted developer productivity significantly by spearheading a component-based design system
  • Reduced code complexity by engineering simple, standardized abstractions for loading states, animations and color-logic
  • Improved time-to-interactive by 1+ seconds through code splitting
  • Doubled the speed of font loading
  • Improved time-to-first-meaningful-paint by 20%
  • Reduced the weight of the initial sever response by ~50%
  • Strong accessibility focus
  • Agile & cross-functional, pair programming

Lead Engineer and co-founder at Language Academy 2016 - 18

Build-time rendered React, SASS, Firebase for a language learning platform.

  • Bootstrapped a profitable business as a founder
  • Architected the company’s web workflow
  • Set up low cost, high-efficiency email automation
  • Agile & cross-functional structure
  • Led and coordinated design & market research

Web Developer & Design Researcher at Clue, 2015 - 2016

JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Python, Heroku for a health tracking app used by more than five million people.

  • Rebuilt the support website, increasing page views by +20%
  • Built in-app surveys & A/B tests using web technologies
  • Developed company-wide processes for design research
  • Conducted design research (User interviews, competitor/comparator reviews, A/B tests, surveys)
  • Agile & cross-functional structure


Google Scholarship: Mobile Web Specialist, 2017 – 2018

  • One of 1000 scholars selected by Google
  • Focus: offline enabled JavaScript apps using, service-workers, ES6

Law School at Humboldt University Berlin

  • Academic processes, theories & principles of law
  • Intersection of law & technology

High School

  • Fast-tracked curriculum for high-achieving students. Graduated two years younger than the national average

Selected Side Projects