Manuel Pineault, Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada
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Manuel Pineault

Verified Expert  in Engineering

JavaScript Developer

Montreal, QC, Canada
Toptal Member Since
December 19, 2016

Manuel has been developing front ends for nearly a decade. He has been a part of numerous development and design firms ranging from Edelman, boutique agencies, and other web app development-focused companies. He is well-versed in using HTML5, CSS3, Sass, Jade, JavaScript, jQuery, Gulp, Node.js, and other front-end technologies. He has worked as a solo freelancer and within teams for many companies. He focuses mainly on web application development.


Globle, Inc.
Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Heroku, Firebase, Node.js, React...
NDA Client 1 (via Toptal)
Docker, jQuery, Sass, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Google Drive, OneDrive API, Dropbox
Kubernetes, Google Compute Engine (GCE), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Docker...




Preferred Environment

Sass, Gulp, NPM, Node.js, React, MacOS

The most amazing...

...things I've worked on are small web applications for Adobe, Unilever, small startups to big startups, and more.

Work Experience

Senior Full-stack JavaScript Developer

2018 - 2018
Globle, Inc.
  • Created build process to handle a site in 25 different languages.
  • Maintained and established a workflow process for both the back-end and front-end development.
  • Worked with team to adhere to web standards for responsive and retina screens.
  • Built and optimized a web project that hosted on Firebase.
  • Developed native browser animations.
Technologies: Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Heroku, Firebase, Node.js, React, JavaScript, Sass, HTML, Pug, Gulp

Senior Front-end Developer

2018 - 2018
NDA Client 1 (via Toptal)
  • Documented and audited an entire REST API.
  • Integrated a user interface (UI) with the API endpoints.
  • Created mock APIs for local development with Docker.
  • Integrated and designed a UI for different views, authentication, and ACL access.
Technologies: Docker, jQuery, Sass, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Google Drive, OneDrive API, Dropbox

Contract Senior Full-stack JavaScript Developer and DevOps

2017 - 2018
  • Aided in the Docker implementation of proprietary images.
  • Created a full set of REST APIs endpoints (including testing and documentation).
  • Integrated with Google Cloud Platform, Google DNS, and other third-party services.
  • Created Linux-based snapshots and templates for virtual machines.
  • Automated the workflow for creating virtual machines on-demand.
  • Implemented the UI, animations, and entire interface for a web portal.
  • Established the web portal, database, authentication, and more on Firebase.
Technologies: Kubernetes, Google Compute Engine (GCE), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Docker, Express.js, Node.js, Firebase, Redux, React

Front-end Deployment Engineer

2017 - 2017
  • Established a base Docker environment for multiple stages.
  • Integrated and developed a new OAuth front-end application.
  • Created work flows for deployments and building processes.
  • Worked on and maintained the main insurance web application.
  • Built out APIs, endpoint testing, and created necessary documentation.
  • Worked with Backbone.js, React, Gulp.js RequireJS, Node.js, and other JavaScript frameworks.
Technologies: Docker, Node.js, Backbone.js, React

Full-stack Developer

2016 - 2017
  • Designed and developed systems from scratch to measure different metrics internally within the company.
Technologies: CircleCI, Docker, MySQL, PHP, React, Express.js, Node.js, JavaScript, Bootstrap, CSS, HTML, Laravel

Managing Consultant | Full-stack Developer | Designer

2015 - 2016
XQTD, Inc.
  • Worked with startups to find funding.
  • Developed technical product strategies.
  • Coordinated and participated in the development and design process.
Technologies: Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, CakePHP, Laravel, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, AngularJS

Consultant | Full-stack Developer | Designer

2015 - 2015
Manuel Pineault Consulting
  • Designed and developed small to medium-sized web and mobile-based systems for startups.
Technologies: MySQL, PHP, APIs, JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, AngularJS

Web Developer

2014 - 2014
  • Created an AngularJS front-end application that connected to a back-end API.
  • Built a unique drag-n-drop front-end interaction.
  • Developed a full-scale web application that worked with multiple users.
  • Proposed changes and recommendations to the API.
  • Worked with the back-end and product manager to develop this application.
Technologies: APIs, NPM, Node.js, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, AngularJS

Web Developer

2014 - 2014
ParkWaterHouse, Inc.
  • Created custom web applications with AngularJS.
  • Worked with the Google Cloud Platform to build out a scalable application.
  • Documented and built a custom API.
  • Developed small web applications for user testing.
  • Created PDF code generation for large printing.
Technologies: API Documentation, API Integration, jQuery, MySQL, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, AngularJS

Web Developer | Creative Lead

2014 - 2014
Vain Pursuits
  • Developed multiple landing pages.
  • Created custom survey and analytics systems.
  • Built small web applications for click bait.
  • Designed and coded multiple pages.
  • Worked with third-party APIs to collect user data.
Technologies: WordPress, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, HTML, PHP, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Web Developer

2014 - 2014
  • Worked on the PHP development for OOP code.
  • Developed for the front-end for accessibility and multi-languages.
  • Wrote OOP JavaScript for web-based interactions.
  • Managed and built internal web applications.
  • Coordinated with a team of developers.
Technologies: CSS, HTML, jQuery, JavaScript, MySQL, PHP, CodeIgniter

Web Developer

2011 - 2013
  • Developed large-screen tactile web applications.
  • Created interactive web experiences with both large touch screens and sensors.
  • Developed web applications that connected to third-party APIs.
  • Created interactive websites for Neptune, Little Burgundy, and dozens of other startups.
  • Build front-end web applications with AngularJS.
Technologies: AngularJS, MySQL, PHP, jQuery, CSS, HTML, Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Web Developer

2010 - 2011
  • Worked on many big brand Facebook pages in the United States.
  • Created WordPress sites with custom plugins and custom widgets.
  • Developed a product that aided in securing a 2 million-dollar contract.
  • Used my design skills to help create a document that helped defined the Montreal Analytics Team service offerings.
  • Managed over ten websites at a time.
Technologies: Tumblr, Git, Subversion (SVN), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Springloops, jQuery, CSS, HTML, ExpressionEngine, WordPress, CodeIgniter, Facebook Open Graph API, MySQL, PHP

PHP Developer

2010 - 2010
  • Built WordPress websites.
  • Worked with the Buddy Media platform.
  • Developed Facebook page campaigns.
  • Worked closely with the Edelman offices in San Francisco and New York.
  • Handled the coding, testing, and deployment processes.
Technologies: WordPress, jQuery, JavaScript, LAMP, NGINX, Apache, MySQL, PHP, CSS, HTML

Little Burgundy Mobile Website

I designed, planned, and coded this small microsite. It pulls from the website the latest shoe items, links to them, and presents items for both mobile and desktop. I also coded all the animations and filtering.

Neptune Watch Landing Page

I design, coded, and programmed all animations for this responsive website that presents this smart watch product.

Wedding Website and Reservation System

I designed, developed, and created a unique wedding website that also had a reservation and food preference system.
2003 - 2010

Bachelor's Degree in Interactive Arts and Technology

Simon Fraser University - Vancouver, Canada


Google Maps API, jQuery, Node.js, Facebook API, Twitter API, Instagram API, React, Facebook Open Graph API, Backbone.js, OneDrive API, RequireJS


Adobe, Gulp, Docker Hub, Illustrator CC, GitHub, Composer, Bower, Apt-get, Adobe Photoshop, Flash, NGINX, Git, NPM, Subversion (SVN), Springloops, Adobe Illustrator, Apache, Sketch, CircleCI, Google Compute Engine (GCE)


Laravel, Express.js, CodeIgniter, AngularJS, CakePHP, Bootstrap, Redux


JavaScript, Markdown, PHP, CSS3, HTML5, Bash Script, Sass, HTML, CSS, Pug


Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Agile, Responsive, Database-driven Web App Development


Docker, LAMP, MacOS, DigitalOcean, Ubuntu, WordPress, Tumblr, Twitter, YouTube, Firebase, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Kubernetes, Dropbox, Heroku


MySQL, Amazon S3 (AWS S3)


APIs, Bootstrap UI, FTP, Command-line Interface (CLI), SSH, Content Management Systems (CMS), Private NPM Modules, ExpressionEngine, API Integration, API Documentation, Facebook, Instagram, Google Drive

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