Skills

Skills

Web Development

HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, AngularJS, Nightwatch, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, ActiveRecord, SQL, database development, Java, UI/UX Development

Conversational Japanese

Studied Japanese for 4 years in high school and at Langara College.

Creative Writing

I'm currently writing a series titled Carousel, which is a comprised of 7 novels, and I plan to implement each chapter into a section on an interactive, visual website! I want my reader to be able to both enjoy the story and interact with it!

Portfolio

Web Development

Education

Education

Lighthouse Labs

May 2015 - Aug 2015

Full-Time Web Development

An intensive 3 month bootcamp for full-stack web development.

Blanche Macdonald

May 2006 - May 2007

Cosmetology

90% Average
Beauty; Film & Television; Special FX; Prosthetic Application; Hair Design; Chemical Handling and On-Set Safety Certified; Airbrushing

Work History

Work History

Payfirma

Sep 2015 - Dec 2015

Junior Front End Developer

Payfirma helps businesses accept credit and debit card payments online, in store, and on their smartphone or tablet under a single merchant account. Our cloud-based payment platform securely processes payments and stores transaction data in one place, making it simple for businesses to use their sales data to make smarter business decisions about their customers, products, and employees. Fully integrated to account systems, point of sale hardware and over 500 shopping carts, Payfirma makes payments simpler and faster by offering superior customer service, and full payment solutions in a single platform.

As a Junior Front End Developer I was responsible for:
- Learning and utilizing the full front end stack (HTML5, CSS, SASS, JQuery, AngularJS)
- Developed the new Sign-In/ Sign-Up page
- Developed the HTML email receipt
- Assisted in several new features
- Fixed bugs
- Self-taught some Java to help the backend team when necessary.
- Learned how to use Postman and write tests in Nightwatch to assist the QA team when necessary.

DreamWeaver Creative

Jun 2013 - Sep 2015

Collaborator

DreamWeaver Creative is a creative partnership between myself and Sonja Violette. We work on a variety of projects including video games, web design, film, and music. I performed backup vocals on the latest CD for Sonja's band, Ca$h Cat, and she and I collaborated on a 4ft x 4ft canvas oil painting, which sold for $4,000 in a local gallery.

EpiCosmic Online Inc.

Mar 2014 - Sep 2015

CEO and Founder

An entrepreneurial project to develop a cannabis industry website, where visitors can learn about the latest canna-tech and earn points/ rewards for participation! I organized my team of content creators, web developers, designers, and marketers. We worked on small, local, fundraising events. I worked on locating investors and even travelled down to the Cannabis Business Expo 2014, which was held in Las Vegas for 3 days, to discuss business opportunities with individuals in the industry!

Cymax Online

Apr 2012 - Apr 2013

Phone Sales Representative

I was one of the top 3 sales representatives for Cymax, handled large business-to-business orders, and worked with SalesForce.

Crabtree & Evelyn

Nov 2011 - Feb 2012

Sales Representative

During winter of 2011, I juggled a full-time key holder position with Crabtree & Evelyn, as well as a part-time sales associate position with Hickory Farms. I was responsible for helping customers find the right products for their needs, handling the cash register, setting up promotional material, and assisted the store in building a solid base of repeat customers by earning loyalty from the people I assisted.

Two Roads Professional Resources

Aug 2011 - Jan 2012

Cashier Supervisor

Two Roads manages all of the Spirit Halloween, Hickory Farm, and Calendar Club seasonal outlets. I was the cashier supervisor at Spirit Halloween, where (from August to November) I ensured our register discrepancy only had a loss of $18.00 and our store was #1 in Children's Hospital donations.

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