Kevin LeClair

Skills

JavaScript

Backbone.js

Gulp/Build Automation

HTML5

CSS3

Sass

Responsive Design

Working Knowledge

React.js

AWS

Node.js

My Tools

Gulp

Chrome Dev Tools

Sublime Text/Webstorm IDE

iTerm with ZSH

About Me

Toronto based Front-End Web Developer, with a passion for creating modern websites using innovative techniques.

Education

HackerYou

Feb - Mar 2015

A nine-week coding bootcamp with 360+ in-class hours learning cutting-edge web development technologies and practices, including HTML and CSS, Javascript and jQuery, Wordpress, Responsive Design, Git and APIs.

Carleton University - Bachelor of Arts In Communications

Sept 2008 - May 2012

Work Experience

Peekapak - Front End Developer

April 2015 - Present

Responsible for the front-end architecture of the company's platform using a variety of tools and frameworks such as Backbone.js and React. Implemented modern workflows including automation via gulp, and version control via Git.

Portfolio

Peekapak Platform

I developed the front end aspect of the Peekapak website. Created with a variety of front end technologies such as Backbone.js and jQuery.

https://www.peekapak.com
Dynamic Drum Machine

A drum machine that pulls sounds from the Freesound.org API. Created with the jQuery library.

http://kevinleclair.ca/drummachine/
Instagram/Raspberry PI Frame

Using Node.js and a Raspberry Pi, I created digital picture frame that pulls Instagram updates automatically.

https://github.com/kevinleclair1/instagramFrame
Landing Page Animation

A client required an animation to play when users visited their page. I used the GSAP animation library to achieve the effect.

http://jamestsephoto.com
Responsive Wordpress Theme

A client wanted a new website theme for their band. I chose Wordpress to allow them to easy change and add data depending on their needs.

http://saintclareband.com/