Joe Duncko

Joe Duncko | (330) 719-1223 |
@JoeDuncko | /in/JoeDuncko | /JoeDuncko

My goal is to use technology to create products that make people's lives easier, simpler, and more fun.


Software Engineer @
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
January 2020 - Present
Designing and implementing APIs and UIs (lots of React) that power our machine learning pipeline.

Co-Founder, CEO @
The Event Discovery Company
Youngstown, Ohio (remote)
October 2017 - March 2020
Led communication with customers and stakeholders to make product and business decisions. Spearheaded frontend development, creating interactive wireframes in Adobe XD and implementing them in React via Material UI. Worked remote with a team through an always-improving agile development workflow.

Talent Development Coordinator @
Boardman, Ohio
August 2017 - September 2018
Grew Drund's team and talent by coordinating internship programs, developer community outreach, and brand awareness.

Frontend Engineer @
Boardman, Ohio
February 2016 - September 2018
Maintained and added features to a white-label social-network-as-a-service. Helped modernize the five-plus year old project by leading the implementation of Javascript code standards via linting, integration testing, unit testing, and refactoring.

Software Development Intern @
Cleveland, Ohio
May 2015 - August 2015
Spent three months helping ten-odd startups get their MVPs ready in time for Demo Day in Flashstarts' intensive program. Learned a ton about sales and entrepreneurship along the way. Worked simultaneously on multiple projects with multiple teams. Worked with the MEAN stack on one project, and Phaser.js using Typescript on another. Discovered the wonderful thing that is UX testing.

Student Web Developer @
Youngstown State University
Youngstown, Ohio
September 2013 – February 2015
Created an information organization system for the Youngstown State University's Undergraduate web Bulletin. This involved writing custom Drupal plugins and themes in PHP.

Joe @
Joe's PC Services
Canfield, Ohio
2010 – 2015 (5 years)
Branded, marketed, and carried out computer maintenance, phone repair, and website administration and creation services to over 100 unique customers while in high school.



  • Passionate about:
    • Javascript
    • React
    • HTML5 & CSS3
    • Node.js
  • Experience with:
    • Next.js
    • TypeScript
    • SQL
    • NoSQL
    • PHP


  • Event coordination
  • Branding
  • Digital marketing
  • Customer service
  • SEO
  • Copywriting
  • Technical writing


Completed a
Bachelor’s degree in
Computer Information Systems
with a minor in
at the
Youngstown State University
Spring 2017


Select Projects

  • Share Securely, the one click way for your clients to securely send you passwords. Built with Flask and React, hosted on Heroku.
  • Evitt, maximizes your event attendance by utilizing your organization’s most valuable asset - your community. Built with Flask and React, hosted on Heroku.
  •, a real time tower defense game that progresses even if you are offline. Built with Node.js,, MongoDB, and React and hosted on Heroku.


  • Bitcoin (a blog post I wrote was referenced in a legal journal and a book on the subject)
  • Hackathons (co-founded YSU's, traveled to Yale, Georgia Tech, University of Michigan, University of Cincinnati, and more)
  • Startups (former founder, pitched to raise money, interned at a startup accelerator, went through a startup accelerator and Y Combinator's Startup School)