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Education

May 2015Oct 2016

Full-Stack Web Developer

Bloc Inc.

Learned to utilize some of the most popular frameworks and libraries in the tech industry today: Angular, Bootstrap, Rails, jQuery, etc.
Built numerous responsive web applications and sites from scratch using languages like Ruby, CSS, JavaScript and HTML
Gained knowledge of how to navigate around the command-line efficiently
• Obtained valuable debugging skills
• Received one-on-one assistance from an industry professional at least once a week

https://www.bloc.io/web-developer-career-track

May 2014Aug 2014

Front-End Web Developer

Thinkful

• Spent 3 months learning to build interactive web sites from scratch with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery
• Was introduced to API's and how to interact with them
• Became skillful at building responsive websites

https://www.thinkful.com/courses/learn-web-development-online

Aug 2009May 2012

BS Marketing

San Francisco State University

• Acquired advanced marketing skills and mastered fundamentals

Work History

Oct 2016Present

Front-End Developer Intern

Sblob

Built out numerous web pages from design utilizing HTML, CSS, JS, jQuery, and Bootstrap
• Constructed many forms  that accepted data in a variety of ways, from plain text inputs to file uploads, saving everything to a database
• Acquired fundamental knowledge of back-end technologies including Node.js, Express.js and Mysql
• Used media queries to ensure that all web pages were responsive

Oct 2014Present

Server

St. Clair's Catering

• Aided in event setup/breakdown process for many large scale events
• Full-filled roles as a server, bartender and busser
• Maintained clean and organized dining area to facilitate workflows and minimize safety hazards
• Demonstrated strong customer service skills in regards to clients and guests and responded to any specific requests in courteous manner

Sep 2011Oct 2014

Digital Content Manager

Magnifi.fm

• Responsible for managing and maintaining hundreds of artist profile pages while paying strong attention to detail
• Led email marketing efforts to engage over 800 new artists
• Addressed hundreds of support emails and reported site bugs via an issue tracking service
• Thoroughly trained new employees from start to finish on how to manage and maintain artist profile accounts

Certifications

Recent Projects

Buzz

New web app that utilizes AngularJS and the Firebase API to build a social recommendation service that suggests places to visit based on where your friends have been.  Integrated with the Instagram API, Google Maps API and the Google Places library to pull data into the application.  All of the site designs were created from scratch.

work in progress

Bloctime

A stylish app that revolves around the Pomodoro Technique enabling users to keep track of their time management skills as they work through daily tasks.

https://jason-quaccia-bloctime.herokuapp.com

Bloc Chat

A fully responsive web-based messenger app built with Bootstrap, AngularJS and the Firebase API.

https://jason-quaccia-bloc-chat.herokuapp.com

Bloc Jams

A 100% responsive music streaming app built with Bootstrap, AngularJS and the Firebase API.

https://jason-quaccia-bloc-jams.herokuapp.com

The Music Project

A music app which enables users to listen to and discover news about their favorite artists while also seeing if they're playing any nearby shows.  Fully responsive, utilized several APIs and some web scraping.  Built with Ruby on Rails.

https://el-proyecto-de-la-musica.herokuapp.com

Skills

Angular, Firebase, Node.js, Express.js, Mysql, Ruby, Rails, jQuery, HTML, CSS, SCSS, JavaScript, AJAX, Git, Github, Heroku, HAML, Command-Line, Sublime Text, ERB, PostgreSQL, Responsive Design, Firebase