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Vincent Shizuo Newkirk

Full-Stack JavaScript Developer

91-323 Pukanala Pl, Ewa Beach, HI, 96706 ・(808) 351-4156
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I am a quick-learning, motivated Full-Stack Javascript developer looking to utilize my skills in a creative and productive environment to bring powerful web applications to the world.

Recent Projects

Xtinct.online

www.xtinct.online
Collaborative data-visualization project to illustrate the explosive rate of animals going extinct within recent times Created a custom API which was made public as no single data-source existed

React-Kanban

http://react-kanban.herokuapp.com
An interactive to-do list that takes advantage of react/redux and optimistic updating to provide exceptional performance and user experience I set up React-Redux, configured reducers, props, handlers and optimistic updating

Programming Skills

Front-End Proficiencies: React, Redux, Angular 1.5, ES6, D3, Leaflet, SASS, CSS3, HTML5
Server-Side Proficiencies: NodeJS, Express, Jade, Sequelize/Mongoose ORM, GraphQL
Workflow/Testing Utilities: Git, Gulp, Webpack, Mocha, Chai, Supertest
Web Skills: Responsive/Mobile First Development, Test/Behavior Driven Development, Relational and Non-Relational Database Modeling, User Authentication, API Integration

Education

Dev League
Honolulu, HI, June 2016 - September 2016
Over 800 hours of coding time
Implementing industry-standard best-practices
Worked in teams to develop proper communication skills and learn Git Workflow
Tested my ability to learn new concepts to a proficient level in order to meet deadlines

Work-Experience

Verizon Wireless - Sales Consultant

Honolulu, HI, January 2015 - June 2016
Effectively communicate software features to the common consumer
Exceptional customer-service skills to resolve phone and account issues
Basic hardware/software knowledge of phones in order to troubleshoot and set-up devices
Communicate effectively with Japanese clientele

Sacred Jewels - Web Dev Admin/Sales Consultant

Honolulu, HI, March 2013 - November 2014
Maintained and improved company’s WordPress website
Utilize HTML and CSS knowledge to clean-up and add content to website
Update blog posts and respond to user e-mail
Communicate effectively with Japanese clientele to explain products

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