Kevin Toan Ma, Front-end Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada
Kevin Toan Ma

Front-end Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since November 10, 2020
Kevin is an experienced and self-motivated developer who loves to learn about everything he can in the world, especially within the tech industry. His expertise consists of a modern tech stack of React, Express, and Node.js for premium-suite websites and seamless web applications. Kevin has been on a wide range of projects with brilliant people, spanning from medical therapy websites to AI dashboards for large data-analysis.
Kevin is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Priceline (via Toptal)
    JavaScript, React, APIs, Apollo, Redux, Git, HTML, Web Development...
  • Predikat
    Node.js, Express.js, React, Bootstrap, JavaScript, Git, HTML, Web Development...
  • Online Freelancer Agency
    Django, Node.js, Express.js, React, JavaScript, Git, HTML, Web Development...

Experience

Location

Toronto, ON, Canada

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

React, JavaScript, VS Code, Atom, MacOS, Python 3, Git

The most amazing...

...privilege I've had working with distinguished engineers—building for enterprise to startup companies—creating beautiful front-facing, end-user applications!

Employment

  • Front-end Developer

    2021 - 2022
    Priceline (via Toptal)
    • Worked as a front-end React engineer and was responsible for writing production-ready code with responsive, and reusable front-end components.
    • Collaborated with other senior-level engineers, with code reviews and helped with QA-ing and debugging code when needed.
    • Integrated a modern Apollo tech stack in conjunction with GraphQL and caching data for pre-existing and novel state management.
    • Optimized components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers, with A/B testing.
    • Utilized Jira and sprint techniques to optimize workflow, including Jest/Enzyme testing and legacy code updates.
    Technologies: JavaScript, React, APIs, Apollo, Redux, Git, HTML, Web Development, RESTful APIs, GraphQL, Jest
  • Front-end Developer

    2020 - 2021
    Predikat
    • Created dashboard UI systems for controlling and reviewing statistical analysis of site performances via AI machine learning.
    • Detected disruption issues such as slow loading times and automatically alerted users of any necessary troubleshooting so that they may immediately address issues.
    • Created charts and graphical data to easily demonstrate the traffic patterns of the client's web apps and alert the client when the web traffic rises, successfully increasing customer satisfaction and the smoothness of the website.
    Technologies: Node.js, Express.js, React, Bootstrap, JavaScript, Git, HTML, Web Development, RESTful APIs
  • Front-end Developer

    2018 - 2020
    Online Freelancer Agency
    • Connected remotely with multiple businesses and companies to implement software solutions, mostly web apps that are unique to their specific business needs.
    • Performed as the company’s leading technology expert on topics such as performance-based solutions, friendly UI rendering, natural language processing, and innovative data pulling algorithms; proactively recommended technology-business decisions.
    • Designed and collaborated with multiple front- and back-end engineers to create and improve websites, increasing site traffic and reducing server load costs via daily maintenance of code, debugging issues, and fulfilling specific client requests.
    Technologies: Django, Node.js, Express.js, React, JavaScript, Git, HTML, Web Development, RESTful APIs, Next.js
  • Junior Full-stack Developer

    2018 - 2019
    Teamly
    • Created a platform for one of the largest gaming companies in the world to provide accurate matchmaking data and statistical analysis through algorithmic learning.
    • Integrated multifaceted authentication systems and API endpoints for seamless user experience and data collection.
    • Rendered and maintained a user base of over 100,000 unique IDs and allowed for on-demand stat tracking and updates.
    Technologies: TensorFlow, Python 3, JavaScript, Redux-saga, Redux, Express.js, Node.js, React, Firebase, Git, HTML, Web Development, RESTful APIs, TypeScript
  • Front-end Developer

    2017 - 2018
    Sora Web Solutions
    • Developed the front end which included website integration and production quality UI for multiple clients for their unique specific needs.
    • Investigated and implemented performance solutions and implemented the most modern page customization options.
    • Built business-facing websites ranging from online stores to barber-shop services.
    Technologies: Redux, React, Express.js, Node.js, JavaScript, Firebase, Git, HTML, Web Development, RESTful APIs, Next.js, Jest

Experience

  • Volo Cards (via Toptal)
    http://volo.cards

    An innovative startup that's transforming the credit card travel marketplace by automating and integrating multiple cards to optimize the maximum amount of points for travel.

    Roles: Lead Engineer, Architect of the Front-end Application
    Technologies: React, Redux, Redux-saga, Material-UI, Figma

  • Sera
    https://www.sera.ca/en/

    Sera's online scheduling software connects osteopaths and patients in a reliable and providential application.

    It's designed for physiotherapists and osteopaths to cover all the automation of
    booking appointments, Stripe integrations for payments, and scheduling management systems.

    Bootstrapped with React, Redux, and IntlProvider for translations!

  • Predikat AIOps Suite
    https://www.predikat.co/

    Predikat is designed for sleekness as an analytic tool for optimizing website performance and understanding traffic flow, server loads, and user interactions on the platform.

    Powered by React, an infrastructure stack capable of analyzing millions of users.

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, HTML, Python 3, CSS, GraphQL, ES7, TypeScript
  • Frameworks

    Redux, Express.js, Material-UI, Next.js, Jest, Django, Bootstrap
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Redux-saga, Node.js, TensorFlow
  • Tools

    Git, Babel, JSS, VS Code, Atom
  • Paradigms

    REST
  • Other

    Research, Web App Development, Web Development, RESTful APIs, Development, Axios, iTerm2, API Hooking, APIs, Apollo, Technology
  • Platforms

    Firebase, MacOS, Visual Studio Code
  • Storage

    Cloud Firestore, MongoDB

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Neuroscience and Human Biology
    2013 - 2018
    University of Toronto - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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