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Summary

Junior Software Developer graduate of Lighthouse's Labs Web-Developer Bootcamp.  

Excited to combine developing skills with my business education and entrepreneurship approach to daily activities.

Passionate about creating and optimizing innovative user experiences either in the business side or in the Web space.

Proven ability to effectively communicate through a multitude of channels; demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a good working relationship with stakeholders and vendors.

Out of the box thinker, problem solver, self-motivated, self-directed, proactive oriented, driven by beauty, functionality, photography, technology, travel, art and the outdoors.outdoors.

Projects

PARK YOUR CHILD  - A place to help families come together amongst urban nature

Used City of Toronto API, combined with a friendly map interface to provide a one stop solution to the user, in finding different facilities in the city parks. https://sheltered-meadow-57766.herokuapp.com

MASTERMIND

Intuitive, creative and engaging adaptation of the classic Mastermind.  https://garcila.github.io/mastermind.html#

PAIRS

Soothing memory game in a clean and slick interface.  https://filling-the-bucket.herokuapp.com/pages/memory/index.html 

FILLING THE BUCKET

Personal project collection site using Parallax concepts to draw attention.  https://garcila.github.io or at https://filling-the-bucket.herokuapp.com/index.html 


HELP THE RAINBOW

Hangman game without the gallows.  Mobil first approach.  http://codepen.io/garcila/pen/VjGQLr 

MR BEEP'S MATH

Math game for kids with helpful hint system .  http://codepen.io/garcila/pen/bZRaAj 

TRIP ME

Group project. Sinatra application, CRUD intro. [email protected]:JustinLC/TripMe.git 

Work History

March 2017Present

Coach/Mentor

Hatch Canada -Toronto

Teaching, coaching and mentoring young minds in their discovery of the joy of coding.

  • Guide students in their programming learning path, using JavaScript and  P5JS within the canvas
  • Manage different levels of skill and engagement to catapult their learning path
  • Coordinate with other coaches different activities within the classroom to have a balanced and productive session
  • Provide continuous feedback to Hatch in order to smooth processes and accelerate students learning curve.
Jan 2015Dec 2015

Operations plus

Bloomstar Bouquet - Mississauga

Accountable for forecasting sales and production planning for the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia

  • Responsible for sourcing raw materials and supplies for the Ontario region

  • Involved in the process of transitioning the inventory management system from Excel to NetSuite.

  • Monthly sales increase of average 10% and product waste reduction to a combined 9%, exceeding industry standards.

Mar 2008Jan 2015

Operations

Bloomstar Bouquet - Mississauga

Responsible of production scheduling and planning for 51 points of sale  in Eastern Canada (Costco and Walmart), as well as coordination of drivers and truck fleet in Ontario.

  • Took control of  20 stores in Quebec and Maritimes decreasing waste by 40% and increasing sales by 12% in the first four years.

  • Accountable for Implementing and controlling cold chain product management .

  • Created and continuously modified delivery routes, minimizing product road time and satisfying customers time restrains

Feb 2006Feb 2008

Process Improvement specialist

Bloomstar Bouquet - Mississauga
  • Redesigned clients special orders procedure, reducing errors by 95%.
  • Transformed production procedures and plant layout, to handle seasonal heavy loads.
Aug 2005Jan 2006

Production Supervisor

Bloomstar Bouquet

Created and continuously modified delivery routes, minimizing product road time and satisfying customers time restrains

Work related experience – Colombia

While completing my Bachelor degree in Business, I started a computer company focusing on  offering an innovative approach to enterprise and home customers based on customization, technology implementation and continuous support.

When I graduated I also co-owned an import and national distribution business focusing on locksmith supplies and auto parts.

Education

20162017

Online Courses

Udemy and Wes Bos

The Complete JavaScript Course

The Web Developer Bootcamp (HTML, CSS, Node, Express, Mongo, Mongoose, Passport...)

Build Responsive Real World Websites with HTML5 and CSS3

React for Beginners (in progress - Stephen Grider)

React Native (in progress - Stephen Grider)

What The Flexbox?!

Javascript 30

Feb 2016Apr 2016

Web Development Bootcamp 2016

Lighthouse Labs

Full-stack web development immersive

E-commerce courses

Ryerson University

Ryerson University Award - Innovation Nation Book Prize. Awarded for outstanding performance in establishing an e-Business Operation that demonstrates excellence in writing a business plan pitching a business idea & highest overall combined grade for business plan & presentation.

Bachelor in Business Adminstration

Universidad EAFIT

Colombia

Skills

Languages and libraries: JavaScript, React, HTML,CSS,  jQuery, also have used Ruby, SQL, Node, Mongo, Expres, popular Web plug-ins.  Learning React Native, Redux and CSS Grid.

Frameworks: Worked on Rails, Sinatra, Express

OS: Windows, Linux

Other: MS Excel, Lightroom, Photoshop, Adobe Creative SuiteI, Inkscape, Gimp, Darktable, Flexbox,   Multiplatform Web browser issues and design constrains design, Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, Atom and Sublime text editors