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Michael V Nguyen

Portfolio of a front-end developer with back-end experience.
I want to make the web beautiful with intelligent design.

Portfolio

I had the pleasure in working closely with great designers, smart developers, and humble managers to complete great projects.

Ohio Northern University ONU
Design by Kelly C.
The University of the Arts U Arts
Design by Brandon A.
University of Florida - Gator Good UF Good
Design by Alex L.
Seattle University Seattle U
Design by Brandon A.
  • : Bootstrap
  • : Wordpress
  • : Desktop
  • : Tablet
  • : Phone

Notable Clients

Wharton
160over90
M Agency
Thomson Reuters

Expertise

Front-End Development

I believe a great design makes a great impression. I provide my skills in using the latest in HTML5, CSS3 (SCSS), Gulp.js, Jquery and any other web technologies to transform a static project into a fully functional interface. Whether you need an email template, a style guide, or updating existing applications, if it involves the magical web, I am that wizard to make it happen.

Responsive & Adaptive design

The majority of the web is being seen from our mobile devices. So we must reform and make those screen sizes and up accountable. My philosophy is to develop mobile first and make every other breaking point look good. I use a grid system like Bootstrap, CSS3 media queries, or Javascript to be adaptive and/or responsive.

Back-End Development

Every structure needs a foundation. Whether you need to build yours with open source or closed source, I have the experience with both from PHP, Apache, MySQL, Wordpress to Coldfusion, ASP.net, IIS, SQL Server. I'm always open in learning any web technologies that could help complete the project effectively.

My Toolbox

My set of tools in getting the job done efficiently and effectively.

HTML5
CSS3
JQuery
SASS
SASS
Gulp
Bootstrap
PHP
Wordpress

Professional Timeline

With over 7 years of professional work in small businesses, corporations, agencies, and universities, I've become quite adaptives to different methodologies and working environments.

  • Front-End Web Developer

    Freelancer / Contractor

    January 2014 - Present

    Currently, I provide my services to help design, develop, and consult current and new websites for businesses and universities. My recent clients come from universities like the University of Penn Wharton to national branding agencies like 160over90.

  • GF

    Web Developer

    GlobalFit Affiliates, Inc

    April 2012 - July 2013

    I joined GlobalFit as an in-house full-stack web developer. I worked with a team of six in a Scrum/Agile environment including the Scrum Master, the QA, and the Project Manager. We worked closely with every department to provide a great web source for health, wellness, & fitness in the corporate world.

  • CS

    Web Administrator

    CompServices, Inc

    July 2008 - April 2012

    CompServices hired me as a Web Administrator to wear many hats in the IT department. I created and developed, in an SDLC environment, many various web assignments to promote the convenience of data in the worker compensation and property and casualty industry. I handled and maintained two servers and three websites (internal & external) using Microsoft technologies like ASP.net, classic ASP, SQL Server, and IIS 6.0/7.0.

  • LM

    Technical Associate

    LeagueMinder / Digital Sports

    April 2006 - February 2008

    Started as a co-op position with LeagueMinder, I was a Technical Associate that did many web development duties and direct technical support. LeagueMinder was a web-based athletic management solution that provided services like scheduling sports events, maintaining rosters, and communicating with the sports participants. I worked closely with various type of people from athletic directors to executives to promote and improve the convenience of the sport's management system.

  • MIS Student

    Drexel University

    September 2004 - September 2007

    Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Majored in Managament Information System with 2 years co-op experience from LeagueMinder / Digital Sports

2004

About Me

I am a transplant from the city of brotherly love looking to live a California Dream. I have the know-how, and passion, of building a beautifully intelligent website from the inside out. Although my current focus is mostly on the front end spectrum of the web, I enjoy developing on the back end too. My mentality is always learning, adapting, and polishing the skills.

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Michael V Nguyen

Based in West LA, I'm an ex-Philadelphian front-end developer

If you'd like to discuss an exciting project or a new opportunity, please send me a nice little message. Thanks.

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