Evelyn McDonald, Software Developer in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Evelyn McDonald

Software Developer in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Member since October 3, 2017
A full-stack developer and designer with a foundation in Computer Science. Her passions lay in crafting modern interfaces for the techie startup scene. She loves envisioning a project from beginning to end - from UI and interaction design, to implementation using state-of-the-art technologies such as the MERN stack.
Evelyn is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • StuDocu
    Mixpanel, Sketch, MySQL, Less, HTML5, Redux, React, Laravel, PHP
  • CoolGames
    Adobe Creative Suite, HTML5, Angular, RequireJS, jQuery
  • Quarry
    Adobe Creative Suite, Less, HTML5, Concrete5

Experience

Location

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Sublime Text, Git, MacOS

The most amazing...

...side project I've coded recently is a cryptocurrency trading platform for short-term trades using market analysis to aid users in making profitable decisions.

Employment

  • Full Stack Developer & Frontend Designer

    2016 - 2017
    StuDocu
    • Used AB test methods (Mixpanel and Segment) to assess current behaviour and functionality of platform with over 1 million users.
    • Created mockups of new ideas using Sketch and material design principles.
    • Implemented and tested new features using Laravel, React and Redux.
    Technologies: Mixpanel, Sketch, MySQL, Less, HTML5, Redux, React, Laravel, PHP
  • Frontend Developer & Designer

    2015 - 2016
    CoolGames
    • Designed new components and implemented mockups for over six casual gaming portals such as Yahoo! Japan.
    • Redesigned the interface for WordGames.com and implemented the front-end using jQuery, RequireJS, and a custom Angular CMS.
    • Integrated Google AdWords strategies throughout gaming portals to maximize profits.
    Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, HTML5, Angular, RequireJS, jQuery
  • Code Designer

    2015 - 2015
    Quarry
    • Crafted highly customizable marketing sites using Croncrete5 CMS, granting clients ownership of copy, layout, and sitemap.
    • Implemented cross-browser, pixel-perfect websites and web apps using HTML5, CSS3 (LESS, SASS), MySQL, and jQuery.
    • Used Adobe Creative Suite to create wireframes and mockups for landing pages and sites for Fortune 500 companies.
    Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite, Less, HTML5, Concrete5
  • .NET Developer

    2014 - 2014
    L-3 Wescam
    • Wrote scraping software in C# to automate critical ERP processes - essentially replacing vast manual labour. Implemented front-end with HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript, interfacing with Microsoft SQL Server.
    • Organized and delivered Lunch and Learn training sessions for SharePoint.
    • Translated company's intranet (with 900+ employees) from Joomla to SharePoint.
    • Replaced manual effort of form approval with automated approval workflows.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CSS3, HTML, Microsoft SQL Server, C#
  • UI Developer & Designer

    2014 - 2014
    Printchomp
    • Worked collaboratively in a small startup environment using agile development.
    • Developed the UI for a Ruby on Rails based web app, using Slim and Sass for the frontend, interfacing with PostgreSQL.
    • Prototyped new, brand-matching, features using Photoshop. Shared mockups and gathered feedback and approvals using InVision App.
    Technologies: InVision, PostgreSQL, Bootstrap, Sass, CSS3, HTML5, Ruby on Rails (RoR)

Experience

  • JustAvv

    Worked on a team of three to create an app which connects lawyers to users seeking professional advice. Designed UI and UX using Photoshop and Illustrator. Developed using Node, React, Redux and ES6.

  • CribDash

    Developed a Python based webapp which crawls for Toronto rental listings, and immediately sends to users based on their desired configurations. Designed interface using Sketch App. Developed using Python (Falcon), Jade/Pug templating engine, HTML5, and SASS.

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, SCSS, Less, HTML5, CSS3, CSS, HTML, PHP, Sass, C#, Python
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Lodash, Node.js, jQuery, RequireJS, REST APIs, PayPal API
  • Tools

    Chrome Developer Tools, Sublime Text, Git, Illustrator CS6, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop CS6, Concrete5, InVision
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Mixpanel, DigitalOcean
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap, Redux, Angular, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Laravel, Express.js
  • Paradigms

    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), RESTful Development, Data-driven Development, Functional Programming, Data-informed Visual Design, Agile Software Development, Scrum, Kanban
  • Storage

    MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, SQLite, MySQL
  • Other

    MERN Stack

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (Fine Arts Minor)
    2011 - 2015
    University of Waterloo - Waterloo, ON

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