Calvin Nguyen
Full Stack Web Developer

As a former 3/5 ton trucker turned full-stack web developer, I have discovered my true passion for coding. My journey began when I enrolled at Lighthouse Labs, but my dedication to continuous learning and personal growth has only grown stronger over time. Currently, I am fully immersed in web development, continuously exploring emerging technologies and methodologies. With a natural affinity for problem-solving, I find great fulfillment in creating user-friendly web applications. I am thrilled about the future opportunities in this ever-evolving industry, utilizing my skills and passion to make a meaningful impact.

Skills
Languages
JavaScript(ES6)
HTML
CSS
Ruby
SQL
PHP
Frameworks & Libraries
NodeJS
jQuery
AJAX
Express
React
Rails
SASS/SCSS
Bootstrap
Next.js
Systems, Databases, and Testing
MySQL
PostgreSQL
GIT
Jest
Cypress
Jest
Mocha
Chai
Employment
Freelance Web Developer
Vancouver, BC
June 2021 to Current

  • Collaborated closely with clients to thoroughly understand their requirements, effectively translating their vision into functional website designs and features.

  • Offered clients valuable guidance and recommendations by leveraging industry best practices, user experience principles, and current trends, resulting in enhanced website success and effectiveness.

  • Successfully managed client expectations by consistently delivering projects within agreed-upon timelines and budgets, while upholding a high standard of quality and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Conducted regular client meetings and maintained open lines of communication to ensure seamless project coordination, provided timely updates, gathered feedback, and promptly addressed any concerns, fostering a transparent and collaborative working relationship.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer satisfaction by offering comprehensive technical support and maintenance services to clients after the completion of their websites, ensuring long-term functionality, security, and optimal performance.
Projects
The Way Collective
Feb. 2023

I designed and developed a modern, user-friendly website for a local barbershop/nail bar, which effectively reflects the shop's unique branding and style. The website encourages visitors to book appointments conveniently online. 

(Stack: WordPress)

Modern UI/UX GPT-3
Apr. 2023

A single-page React application featuring a modern UI and UX design, utilizing fundamental CSS properties such as flex and grid to create an optimal layout. The application also includes soft and pleasant animations, as well as complex gradients. To ensure satisfactory responsiveness across almost all devices, I formatted media queries meticulously.

(Stack: React, Node)

Kandi
Apr. 2020

Kandi is an app inspired by Tinder that revolves around music festivals. Users can browse and RSVP to music festivals. Users can swipe through the users that are also attending. They also have to option to like/dislike other attendees which allows them to communicate with each other using the messaging feature. (Stack: React, Rails, Node,  Active Record)

YasMaps
Mar. 2020

I developed a collaborative web application that allows users to create and add points of interest on specific maps within a curated list. This application is ideal for creating lists such as "Best Japanese Restaurants" or "Best Parks". 

(Stack: JavaScript,  jQuery,  PostgreSQL, Node, Express,

HTML/CSS/SASS, Google Map/Places API)

Education
Lighthouse Labs
Jan. 2020 to Apr. 2020
Diploma in Web Development