Yanick Sévigny, Full-stack Developer Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada
Yanick Sévigny

Full-stack Developer Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada

Member since February 21, 2022
Yanick is a senior full-stack engineer known for his ability to search and parse information quickly. He is an expert in developing elegant solutions to complex requirements using JavaScript, C#, React, Node.js, and AWS. Yanick is an organized, quick-thinking problem solver who embraces software development projects with high efficiency and professionalism.
Yanick is now available for hire


  • CGPI
    JavaScript, DNS, C#, AWS, Full-stack Development, Management
  • Fanstories
    JavaScript, React, Redux, Node.js, AWS, MySQL
  • Area Machines
    JavaScript, React Native, React, Node.js, AWS, Embedded C++, AWS IoT



Montreal, QC, Canada



Preferred Environment

Windows, Docker, Visual Studio Code

The most amazing...

...solution I've built from the ground up using proven technologies is a social media platform that counts on thousands of users daily.


  • Consultant

    2020 - PRESENT
    • Finalized a web application's payment module integration and oversaw the application's launch.
    • Acted as the primary advisor and built the core gameplay elements for an indie game development startup. The game is still being developed with the acquisition of significant funding.
    • Handled the project management of a consumer mobile application in the rental industry. Acted as the point of contact for the overseas development team and as an advisor on the company's technological direction.
    Technologies: JavaScript, DNS, C#, AWS, Full-stack Development, Management
  • Lead Full-stack Developer

    2018 - 2022
    • Developed the whole application from scratch using JavaScript technologies and AWS cloud services. Handled front and back-end integration, front-end responsiveness, media transcoding, scalable deployments, and agile deployment-oriented development.
    • Managed several employees over the years and an external team for additional feature development. Acted as the primary technological advisor for the whole project.
    • Put in place a solid deployment process with staging. The application is currently used by thousands of users who add media content every day.
    Technologies: JavaScript, React, Redux, Node.js, AWS, MySQL
  • Co-founder

    2017 - 2021
    Area Machines
    • Developed an iOS application for iPads to act as the primary display on IoT vending machines. Interfaced with an embedded module controlling sensors and motors. Integrated the Square payment module onto the machine.
    • Created a web application for machines management and configuration and sales statistics. This web application used React for the front end, Node.js for the back end, and AWS for cloud services and IoT.
    • Designed and built a custom-made circuit board to embed into the machine for sensors and motors control.
    Technologies: JavaScript, React Native, React, Node.js, AWS, Embedded C++, AWS IoT


  • Fanstories

    Oversaw the front-end, back-end, and DevOps development of Fanstories, a premium content subscription platform. Used proven technologies such as React, Redux, Node.js, AWS, MySQL, etc. Implemented many complex features, such as media transcoding, media interaction (likes), payment integration, in-app chat, and admin panel.

  • SERA Community Health

    SERA for service accessibility is a gift economy company whose mission is to facilitate accessibility to well-being. They manage to do this by offering our customers a unique business model inspired by the “pay it forward” concept.

    SERA offers everyone the opportunity to pay a voluntary amount within a pre-determined price range. All amounts raised beyond the minimum price are redistributed into free sessions for people in need.

  • WoodRunner Games | Quack!

    Quack! perfectly blends the roguelike and 2D precision platformer genre. Traditionally animated, this magnificent game offers puzzle elements in a rich story full of unforgettable characters.

    With the help of a refreshing portal mechanism and a town building meta-progression, the player will attempt to overcome procedurally generated levels and epic boss fights.


  • Languages

    JavaScript, C#, CSS, HTML, Embedded C++, Python, TypeScript
  • Frameworks

    Redux, React Native, Unity, Serverless Framework
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js
  • Paradigms

    Management, Design Patterns, Agile, Scrum, Kanban
  • Platforms

    Visual Studio Code, Windows, AWS IoT, AWS Lambda, Docker
  • Storage

  • Other

    Full-stack Development, AWS, Full-stack, Gantt Charts, DNS


  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering
    2011 - 2015
    Polytechnique Montréal - Montreal, Canada

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