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Award winning front-end developer with more than a decade of experience building pixel perfect websites. Recent contributor to Smashing Magazine. Nominated for a Webby and AGDA design award with portfolio featured on Awwwards as “Site of the Day”. Flexible in working environments having positioned for startups, digital agencies, and fortune 500 companies. Focused on helping agile teams with UI development for large scale CMS websites or client-side web apps.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Front-end Engineer | Aug 2016 - Sept 2017
Developed modular components in React with Webpack, JSX, and CSS Modules. Transitioned all builds from imported CSS to preprocessed Sass architecture. Standardised design and development framework for product landing pages.
- Enterprise Digital
- Swift for Motor Vehicles
Accenture Senior Front-End Developer | Oct 2015 - May 2016
Responsible for front-end builds in Angular and Adobe Experience Manager. Subscribed to modern workflows including automation via grunt, BEM implementation via Sass, and version control via Git. Trained in agile by AgencyAgile and thoroughly utilized within teams internally and client-side.
- Australian Department of Health
Reactive Front-End Developer | April 2014 - Sept 2015
Collaborated with art directors, project managers, and designers to develop websites, landing pages, and electronic direct mail campaigns in Sitecore and Umbraco. Also a core contributor to project bids, either creating high-fidelity prototypes or strategic microsites for pitches.
- Business Events Sydney
- Weight Watchers
- Web Directions
- Design and Industry
- Campus Living Villages
ethicalDeal Front-End Developer | Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
Designed and developed ethicalDeal's jQuery Mobile website. Worked with CEO to introduce new functionality across CakePHP website and WordPress blog.
University of British Columbia Marketing Assistant | Jan 2010 - Sept 2010
Produced marketing materials for web, video, and print across all departments under the Faculty of Education.
FutureShop Graphical User Interface Designer | Feb 2009 - Dec 2009
Designed and developed the splash page of Futureshop.ca on a weekly basis. With over 300,000 daily hits, abided by a strict and thorough proofing process. Worked at length with art directors, business managers, and marketers to ensure peak sales of online products.
HelloMichaelDesigner and Developer | Feb 2008 - Present
Worked with digital agencies, startups, and companies on projects ranging from web design, WordPress theme development, front-end maintenance, SEO, and more.
- Mavi Jeans
- Kumu Agency
- Top Secret Agency
Simon Fraser University B.Sc - Interactive Arts & Technology Major - 2011
Solid understanding of design principles. Proficient with human computer interaction, usability testing, and prototyping.
Vancouver Film School Foundation Visual Art & Design - Diploma - 2005
Immersed in a full year of new media and art history study.
- W3C Validated HTML5
- BEM/CSS3 via Sass
- MVC frameworks (Sitecore, Umbraco, Codeigniter)
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Stack Overflow
Awards & Publications
- Awwwards - Honorable Mention - 2016
- Smashing Magazine - Publication - The Illusion of Life - 2016
- AGDA Design Awards - Nomination - 2015
- The Webby Awards - Nomination - 2014
- Awwwards - Site of the Day - 2013
- Awwwards - Publication - 2013 The Best 365 Websites around the World - 2013
- VFS - Entrance Scholarship - 2005