Drew Minns

Work History

Work History
May 2014 - Present

Lead Instructor and Developer

HackerYou
Instructor for intensive full-time bootcamp program for Front End Web Development and Part-Time HTML/CSS Workshops. Topics include HTML/CSS, LESS/Sass, JS/jQuery, Responsive Development, API/JSON, PHP/Wordpress development, modern workflow techniques such as Git/Grunt and JS frameworks including Underscore/Angular. Duties include creating and maintaining course content, mentoring and leading students throughout learning & hiring process and developing company marketing tools.
2003 - Present

Designer & Developer

Freelance
Designed and developed print and web projects for various clients including Yahoo! Music Canada, Sunwing Vacations, Epic Cruises, Brassaii restaurant and others.
Aug 2013 - Apr 2014

Instructor - Web Programming 2 & 3

Humber College
Instructor for first and second year students in the Web Design & Development program. Topics include semantics, design and development techniques, precompiled syntaxes, responsive development and future technologies such as Angular.
Dec 2013 - Feb 2014

Senior Front End Developer (Contract)

Indigo
Senior Front End Development for emerging technologies, developing scalable and modular frameworks for use with Backbone and Angular driven systems.
Jun 2013 - Dec 2013

Lead Front End Developer & Designer

Flow Ventures - Scalability
Responsible for the user experience and interface development of internal and consumer facing products. Managed branding and marketing of core company assets. Developed the user experiences for applications used by Accountants, Startups and Angel Investors. Development done with Rails, Ember, HTML, CSS and Javascript.

Education

Education
2005 - 2007

Multimedia Design and Production Technician

Humber College
Web, Graphic, Video and Audio Production. Specializing in Interface Design, Web Development, Motion Graphics and Interactive Design. Completed 15 Week Internship in an collaborative environment

Skills

Skills

Game Theory

Canoeing

Toilets

Skateboarding

Illusion

Illusions

HTML

Angular

Mentoring

Brand Development

MVC

Web Project Management

Web Standards

User Interface

Creative Direction

User Interface Design

Git

Social Media Integration

Photo Processing

Screen Printing

Photography

After Effects

LESS

HAML

Ruby on Rails

Digital Marketing

Internet

Interaction Design

Photoshop

JavaScript

jQuery

CSS3

ActionScript

SEO

Flash

Illustrator

PHP

WordPress

Advanced CSS

HTML 5

CSS

Node.js

Accessibility

Graphic Design

SASS

Web Development

Front-end

Teaching

Management

Leadership