Michiel Huiskens, Design Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada
Michiel Huiskens

Design Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada

Member since July 18, 2017
Michiel is a passionate, multidisciplinary creator with more than a decade and a half of professional experience in web development and UI/UX design. He's driven to create fluid user experiences. He has strong abilities in building custom-made user interfaces utilizing JavaScript, CSS, and HTML and is very experienced with PHP and WordPress. Michiel is constantly experimenting with new tools, frameworks, and libraries.
Michiel is now available for hire



  • CSS3, 15 years
  • HTML5, 15 years
  • Design, 15 years
  • JavaScript, 10 years
  • PHP, 10 years
  • jQuery, 6 years
  • WordPress, 5 years
  • Google APIs, 5 years


Montreal, QC, Canada



Preferred Environment

macOS, CodePen, PhpStorm, Git

The most amazing...

...web/app product I've designed and developed utilizes Google Firebase to stimulate transparency and interaction between local stores and their customers.


  • Designer | Developer | Co-Owner

    2009 - PRESENT
    Nuovo Design
    • Designed and developed custom made websites utilizing WordPress as CMS.
    • Designed and developed bespoke project/process management tools.
    • Designed and developed websites and offline presentations utilizing Flash for smooth page transitions and animations, full pixel control, and rapid, intuitive development with perfect platform/browser compatibility. Built unique WYSIWYG online content editing capabilities.
    • Defined strategy, products, and services.
    • Formulated project proposals.
    • Performed quality control.
    • Contracted, coached, and coordinated team members.
    • Prototyped in HTML,CSS, and JavaScript.
    Technologies: JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3, Sass, PHP, MYSQL, Firebase, ActionScript
  • Web Developer | Graphic and Interaction Designer | Art-Director | Founder

    2007 - 2010
    Vívido Design
    • Created unique websites and offline presentations.
    • Built project management tools utilizing Flash, PHP, and XML.
    • Developed a WYSIWYG content management solution with Flash, PHP, and XML.
    • Developed a modular templating system for building Flash websites.
    • Consulted in communication solutions and strategy.
    Technologies: Flash, PHP, MySQL, XML, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Web Developer | Designer

    2000 - 2007
    Michiel Huiskens
    • Designed the website's UI .
    • Developed the website in Flash.
    • Worked on website development in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
    • Designed the graphics for branding.
    • Consulted on brand strategies.
    Technologies: Flash, PHP, XML, JavaScript, HTML, CSS


  • CSV Studio Prototype (Development)

    Developed the web application user Interface prototype in HTML, SCSS, and JavaScript on CodePen. Built a responsive, draggable table to easily navigate large data sets.

  • Portal ArqSC Online Magazine for Architecture, Design, Interiors, and Art (Development)

    Worked on the responsive website design and development with WordPress as the CMS.

  • Real Estate Agency Website (Development)

    Designed and developed a responsive website, integrating with WordPress and Simbo (a real estate system).

  • Cardápio AiPede (Development)

    AiPede is a self-service solution that can be used as a dining menu, wine list, and product catalog. It has solutions for tablets and smartphones.


  • Languages

    XML, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, SCSS, PHP
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Google APIs, Google Maps API
  • Tools

    Codeanywhere, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sublime Text, CodePen, Chrome Developer Tools, Zeplin, GitHub
  • Platforms

    WordPress, Firebase
  • Storage

  • Other

  • Frameworks



  • Bachelor of Design degree in Communication Design, Interior, and Product Design
    2000 - 2004
    Academie Minerva - Groningen, Netherlands

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