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Bret Petersen

Full Stack Web + VR Developer & Designer

Minneapolis, MN 55404 (willing to relocate)


Full Stack Web + VR Developer & Designer with extensive experience in visual design who enjoys the fast-paced environment of the tech industry and being part of pioneering teams. VR-fluent developer/designer who enjoys creating interaction and animation filled mobile and desktop experiences.
Core Competencies and Skills: Full Stack Web Developer & Designer with a focus on Front End and VR.


HTML, CSS, Javascript, Bootstrap, React.js, Node.js, jQuery, Express, SQL, MongoDB, MySQL, Responsive Design, ORM, MVC, ES6, Git, Unit Testing, Snapshot Testing, Unity, VRChat, Figma, Creative Suites.


Acted as project lead in developing an application allowing users to create budgets and organize their funds.
Tools used: Nest JS, Typescript, MongoDB, Bcrypt, Passport-JWT, GitHub, and GitHub Pages.

Beautiful Mind VR App
Served as project lead while developing a VR application to teach ADHD users important life skills.
Tools used: Unity, C#, SketchFab, Blender, NovelAI, Miro, Audacity, and Premiere Pro.

Cat Memory
Held role as project lead and JS developer in developing an application allowing users to play a game of memory with cat photos.
Tools used: Nest JS, Typescript, MongoDB, Bcrypt, Passport-JWT, GitHub, and GitHub Pages.


Front End Web Developer and Designer
Coolibar, Minneapolis, MN
02/2022 - current
• Updated e-commerce website with redesigned site navigation and new company logo.
• Increased accessibility of Magento site by conforming to current web standards.
Key achievements: Redesigned homepage and introduced video for collection releases.

UX/UI Designer
Irish Titan, St. Louis Park, MN
03/2020 - 06/2021
• Communicated with clients to discover their needs and fine tune their projects.
• Researched and tested e-commerce apps for use on our client's online stores.
Key achievement: Expedited adoption of Figma as the main software design tool.

Web Specialist
United Healthcare, Hopkins, MN
08/2019 - 12/2019
• Animated advertisements and designed emails.
• Helped usher in more efficient email coding with the use of templates.
Key achievement: Received 'Employee of the Month' honor.

Web Animator
Target, Minneapolis, MN
07/2018 - 02/2019
• Created animated advertisements while working alongside a team of designers and developers.
• Introduced 3D animation into advertisements to increase their noticeability.
Key achievement: Facilitated faster workflow using Hype as main animation software.

Lead Web Designer & Web Animator
San Francisco, CA
10/2005 - 04/2018
• Participated in conceptual brainstorming, designed out concepts, and animated ads based on concepts.
• Responsible for designing websites, creating style guides, working within brand guidelines.
Overview: Worked at Organic Inc, AKQA, among other agencies while working my way up to Lead Designer.


Unity, World Building, VR App Dev, and VR App Publishing Certificates
Universe (online)

Full Stack Web Development Certificate
University of Minnesota

UX Certificate
Brainco (Minneapolis, MN)

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
University of Minnesota Duluth