Front End Developer

Kristoffer Gardiner

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ABOUT ME

I am a resourceful front-end developer and passionate designer seeking an opportunity at a startup or mid-size tech agency to contribute to its ecosystem using my empathetic collaborative approach, endless curiosity of javascript, high ambition, user-centric creativity, and relentlessly motivated mindset.

EDUCATION

2018

INTERACTIVE MEDIA MANAGEMENT

POST-GRADUATE CERTIFICATION

Sheridan College Institute Of Technology

  • Building interactive multimedia environments from concept and design stages to functional prototype construction.
  • Collaborating with a team to design complex media projects involving interactivity with an interface, navigation, graphics, and text treatment.
  • Applying HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, and learned APIs to build responsive digital media for mobile and desktop, fully equipped with animations, natural user interfaces using multi-touch, and gesture capture.
  • Creative skillsets in video and audio with tools such as Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects.

2015

BACHELOR OF THOMISTIC THOUGHT

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE

St. Philip’s Seminary

  • Developed critical thinking skills through a thorough study of Aristotle’s philosophical logic principles.
  • Understanding major bodies of thought throughout major periods of time in Ancient Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, and Modern Philosophy.
  • Analyzing and breaking down the philosophy of knowing through a study in Epistemology.
  • Developed a thorough understanding of human behavior and methodology principles through Philosophy of Science, Philosophical Anthropology, and Philosophy of Being.

2013

COMPUTER PROGRAMMER

ONTARIO COLLEGE DIPLOMA WITH HIGH HONOURS

Sheridan College Institute Of Technology

  • Designing conceptional web designs and constructing functional websites using HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, and PHP.
  • Designing prototype web-based applications for mobile smartphones using UX & UI principles.
  • Constructing functional micro-applications using Java, C#, XML, and .NET.
  • Understanding and applying the triple constraint for all projects such as schedule, cost, and scope.
  • Maintaining and managing databases with Oracle and MySQL.
  • Understanding basic knowledge of network communications and configurations.

2010

ART FUNDAMENTALS

ONTARIO COLLEGE CERTIFICATE

Sheridan College Institute Of Technology

  • Painting, Colour Theory, 3D Design, 2D Design, Imaging Systems, and Sketching.

OVERVIEW OF SKILLS

  • Development: HTML, CSS, Javascript, React, Node.js, Express, AEM (CMS), Java (JSP), Groovy, Voice applications (Google Actions), ThreeJS, CreateJS, Box2d, jQuery, PHP, SQL, MongoDB, Rapid prototyping.
  • Workflow: Git, JIRA, Bitbucket
  • Tools:
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Efficient in a fast-paced environment with competency to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Highly personable with great soft skills and high EQ.
  • Individually resourceful, naturally entrepreneurial, and a reliable team player.

EXPERIENCE

2018

DEVELOPER

Critical Mass

  • Developed and maintained web pages using HTML, CSS, Javascript, AEM (CMS), Groovy, Java, Nunjucks, CSS pre-processors, and Gulp.
  • Spearheaded the design and development of a Google Action prototype for a client using Dialogflow, Node.js, Google Cloud Functions, REST APIs, and Actions SDK.
  • Led a small team of developers to build a mobile app prototype using React Native. I was also part of the core team involved in the client pitch.
  • Gained skills in using various tools such as Bitbucket, JIRA, Git, TeamCity, SCRUM framework, and Confluence.
  • Communicated and collaborated with an interdisciplinary team and met project deadlines effectively.

2018

TECHNOLOGY USER ENGAGEMENT RESEARCH

CENTRE FOR ELDER RESEARCH

Sheridan College Institute Of Technology

  • Extensive research on target user demographic to create comprehensive user profiles.
  • Working with industry partners to design effective customer engagement strategies.
  • Interviewing users to learn about their user experience using specific industry tools/products.
  • Analyzing and interpreting research data.
  • Preparing recommendation reports and sharing findings with industry staff members

2017

WEB DEVELOPER & DESIGNER

DOTCA Marketing

  • Designed and developed new business web site for client from concept to fully functional site.
  • Successfully created and executed completely renewed brand for local business.
  • Performed research and analysis on market trends to grow audience in specific market.
  • Learned brand of business and consumer behaviour within niche market to create relevant content around brand.
  • Collaborated with digital influencers to increase brand awareness and largely grow customer base.
  • Managed all relevant social platforms and created a strong online presence while maintaining accounts.

2016

WEB DESIGNER

OFFICE OF VOCATIONS

Archdiocese of Toronto

  • Performed complete redesign of company website using Wordpress CMS.
  • Designed and created promotional event ads in both print and digital formats.
  • Designed various media projects and created project proposals.

GIVING BACK

2018

CONFERENCE VOLUNTEER

FITC Web Unleashed 2018

2018

FRONT END DEVELOPER

Elevate Hackathon

2018

CONFERENCE VOLUNTEER

VRTO - Virtual Reality Toronto

2018

CONFERENCE VOLUNTEER

FITC Toronto Conference