Natalie Famula

Web Developer

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Projects

Black Market Meal Prep

August - October 2017

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E-commerce shop refresh for California based meal-prep company.

Custom wordpress/woocommerce theme with custom meal packs and meal deals. My role focused mainly on shop functionality, and adding custom features. Deployed from development environment to permanent URL with CPanel. Worked on development server with FileZilla as FTP client, used trello for project management. Built with PHP (wordpress), HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery.

Live In Prescott

Giants & Gentlemen

March 2017

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Website refresh for real estate developer.

Custom wordpress theme with reusable templates for pages, and uploaded content from photoshop files. Worked on development server with FileZilla as FTP client, used Airtable for project management. Deployed from development environment to permanent URL with CPanel. Built with PHP (wordpress), HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery.

One at Windermere

Giants & Gentlemen

February 2017

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Website refresh for real estate developer.

Developed Wordpress theme with jQuery drop down content sections, and uploaded content from designer's photoshop files. Worked on development server with FileZilla as FTP client, used Airtable for project management. Built with PHP (wordpress), HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery.

Duke's

Giants & Gentlemen

January 2017

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New website build for Duke's restaurant.

Assisted senior developer in developing wordpress theme. Uploaded and edited content for all restaurant menu items. Manually installed wordpress plugins. Built with PHP (wordpress), HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery.

Bayview Village Shops

Nuclear Media Inc.

July 2016 - October 2016

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Website refresh for Bayview Village shopping mall.

Built with ReactJS, HTML5, CSS3, React-Bootstrap, NPM, Webpack, SCSS, JSON. Layouts and styling for Guest Services, Leasing, Visit Us, Media Room, Contact Us, Privacy Policy, BVTV, and Employment pages as well as footer working from PSDs created by designer. Added map with google maps API. Used ReactJS to iterate through JSON mixins to display data while database was under construction. Provided UX feedback. Worked on development server with FileZilla as FTP client, used JIRA for project management.

Clearview Tea Co.

Nuclear Media Inc.

April 2016 - June 2016

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New website build for local tea company.

Collaborated with senior php developer to customize Wordpress Layers theme and created products in WooCommerce shop. HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, AJAX, and some PHP used. Installed Wordpress plugins, implemented new UX features, optimized for mobile devices. Worked on development server, using FileZilla as FTP client.


New webiste build for local drywall company.

Customized themeforest wordpress theme using CSS3 and HTML5, based on mock ups. Created content as per client's specifications. Populated theme with content.


New website build for digital marketing agency.

Built with HTML5, CSS3, bootstrap, SCSS, Jekyll. Customized Jekyll template for local digital agency, to reflect re-brand, and make responsive, in collaboration with agency creative director and senior developer. Assisted with copy-writing.


Lighthouse Labs Final Project

This project was built using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery, with partner Sandeep Samra. Trend Report is a web application that scrapes trendy blogs and websites and provides articles from different categories including food and fashion. The purpose of this application is to allow a user to access articles related to a certain category without having to visit each individual blog or website. What I learned: how to work with a bootstrap based theme, the importance of mobile optimizations, and you definitely shouldn't use a hard coded web-scraper 'cause it won't ever scrape again after deployment (background workers would have been a better choice).

Bookworm

February 2016

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Lighthouse Labs Midterm Project

Bookworm was built using Sinatra, Ruby, HTML5 and CSS3 with partner Sandeep Samra in just three days! Web app for managing the books you're reading, and the books you want to read. You can add a book and a cover photo to your list of books you want to read, and once you're done reading you can move it to another list that you can look at later.

Skills

JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, AJAX, JSON,
ReactJS, Ruby on Rails, Bootstrap
Git / Github
FTP based environments
PHP for wordpress, woocommerce
Extracting content from Photoshop files
Google Analytics goals and implementation of tracking pixels
Testing websites for responsiveness, accessibility, and cross browser compatibility
Responsive Websites using both media queries and bootstrap
Using google APIs

Education

Lighthouse Labs, January - March 2016

Web Developer Bootcamp

Successfully completed full time 8 week web developer bootcamp, and deployed 2 web applications.
Topics Covered:
Programming Languages: Ruby, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3
Libraries: jQuery
Frameworks: Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, Bootstrap
Databases: SQLite and PostgreSQL
Version control: Git / Github
Deployment: Heroku
Google Analytics goals and implementation
OOP, AJAX, JSON, REST, MVC


York University - Glendon, Class of 2011

Honours BA Linguistics

Awarded Certificate of Bilingualism.
Awarded William Westfall Canadian Studies Award.
Vice President Glendon Linguistics Club
Courses included: Symbolic Logic, Syntax, Semantics, Statistics

Get in touch!

nfamula@gmail.com

416.826.9571

Toronto