Eugene Michasiw

Front-End Web Developer

I build awesome things on the internet.

Eugene Michasiw

About

From jack of all trades to master of one.

I am a Front-End Web Developer with six years of marketing experience in the non-profit sector. With this background, I have had the opportunity to build a broad toolkit of creative and technical skills. In my previous roles, I did graphic design, email marketing, digital ads, video production, copywriting and everything in-between. In the spring of 2019, I decided to focus my career on the part of my toolkit that I loved the most – web development.

While I have years of experience working with HTML and CSS on corporate Wordpress and Drupal websites, I attended HackerYou's Web Development Bootcamp to learn modern best-practices, web accessibility, JavaScript, jQuery and React. My broad base of experience and modern education make me an ideal candidate for any organization.

My Toolkit
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Sass
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • React
  • APIs
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • VS Code
  • Firebase
  • Wordpress
  • Drupal
  • UI/UX Design
  • Adobe CC
  • Email Marketing
  • Online Fundraising

Portfolio

Here are some of my recent projects.

A screenshot of the Stockup.ninja app.

ReactJS SPA

Stockup.ninja

An equity research tool that displays financial data and recent news about a company.

The app takes a user input and makes calls to multiple endpoints at two different APIs. ChartJS is used to display timeseries data as a chart.

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • React
  • APIs
  • JavaScript
Website GitHub
A screenshot of the Meditate.ninja app.

jQuery SPA

Meditate.ninja

A meditation timer that plays background noise and interval tones based on the user's input.

The meditation timer works on all devices and uses the Howler.js library to ensure that mobile audio is functional.

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
Website GitHub
A screenshot of the trivia app.

jQuery SPA

Who Wants to be a Dev

A trivia game that pulls computer science questions from a trivia API.

I worked with a partner in paired programming style to complete this project. The app includes a countdown timer and three lifelines.

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • APIs
Demo GitHub
A screenshot of the cocktail generator.

ReactJS SPA

Last Minute Cocktails

A cocktail recipe app that takes a user input to query an API and return matching recipes.

This was a group project at HackerYou, with four team members working simultaneously on the app. It uses Firebase authentication and real time database to allow users to sign in and save their favourite drinks.

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • React
  • APIs
  • JavaScript
Demo GitHub
A screenshot of the Capitalize for Kids website.

Wordpress

Capitalize for Kids

A Wordpress website for Capitalize for Kids.

I did the initial UI/UX design of this website, led the customization of a Wordpress theme to match the design, and maintained the website on an ongoing basis. The website uses the Classypress plugin to connect with Classy.org for fundraising campaigns.

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Wordpress
Website
A mockup of the FootForward design on three screens.

Code Conversion

FootForward

For a HackerYou exercise we were provided with a Zeplin page design and had to convert it to a responsive single page website in HTML/CSS.

To make things more challenging we were not allowed to use modern layout techniques like Flex-box and CSS Grid, instead we had to rely on Floats alone.

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
Demo GitHub

Resume

What I've done and where I did it.

Experience

Capitalize for Kids

Director of Marketing Jan 2018 - Apr 2019
Marketing Manager May 2016 - Dec 2017

I joined Capitalize for Kids to help transform a fundraising event into a full-scale charitable organization. I directed the organization’s marketing strategy while managing vendors, freelancers, and pro-bono partners to execute on our plan.

  • Managed all marketing and communications for one of Canada's most important capital markets conferences – an event that raised $1.5 million for charity in 2018.
  • Co-founded the Bay Street Games – an event that raised over $230,000 in 2019.
  • Launched a podcast featuring interviews with Canadian business leaders like Michele Romanow, Bruce Croxon and Paul Desmarais III.
  • Led the redesign of the organization's website and was responsible for all updates.

Jack.org

Marketing and Communications Lead May 2013 - Apr 2016
  • Directed all marketing and communications activities for the organization.
  • Managed their website and fundraising portals.
  • Directed a complete rebranding of the organization in partnership with a pro-bono agency.
  • Launched online fundraising at Jack.org and helped raise $250,000 (200% of Goal) at their first fundraising event.
  • Supported the launch of the student chapters program and grew it to 100+ campus chapters with 1,000+ members.
  • Helped grow total revenue from $600,000 to $1.5 million in three years.

Education

HackerYou College of Technology

Web Development Bootcamp
Apr - Jun 2019

Queen's University

BA, Honours | Film and Media
Sep 2009 - Apr 2013
Bridgewater Associates Co-CIO, Bob Prince at the 2018 Capitalize for Kids Investor's Conference.
Bridgewater Associates' Bob Prince at the Capitalize for Kids Investor's Conference.
Athletes competing at the 2019 Bay Street Games.
Athletes competing at the 2019 Bay Street Games.
Download Resume

Contact

Get in touch with me.