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My name is Filipa Lacerda and I'm a Senior Frontend Engineer at GitLab, a speaker and a mentor.

I'm based in sunny Portugal and I'm passionate about the web & teaching.



  • Senior Frontend Engineer, Release and Verify
    September 2017 - CURRENT

    Developing several Release and Verify features.

    Worked 4 months as Release Manager

    Wrote the documentation for Vuex Patterns.

    Refactored several Rails features into VueJS+Vuex.


  • Frontend Engineer
    September 2016 - September 2017

    Developed several CI/CD features.

    Designed the Architecture for our Vue applications.

    Wrote Documentation for Vue patterns and Flux state management & Internal Styleguide for Vue.


  • Mentor
    July 2018 - December 2018
    Frontend Mentorship - Coaching students
  • Author
    January 2018 - March 2018
    Wrote technical blog posts about Vue.js
  • Frontend Developer
    January 2015 - September 2016
    Built the Frontend for a fraud prevention product using React, Redux & Webpack. Built the Frontend for several clients, on-site.
  • Frontend Developer
    March 2013 - December 2014
    Developed the client side of some projects with ember.js, javascript, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3 and using REST APIs; Including the development of the user experience interface. Worked with Agile Methodologies.
  • User Experience Designer
    November 2011 - February 2013
    Developed projects in JavaScript, HTML and CSS in the healthcare field
  • Researcher
    November 2010 - June 2011
    Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian - Casa das Ciência


  • MSc in Multimedia Communication - Interactive Multimedia
    Universidade de Aveiro
  • BSc in New Communication Technologies
    Universidade de Aveiro