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About Tonye Brown

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About me

Creative Front end developer and designer with 5+ years developing pixel perfect websites and web apps in a variety of industries including gaming, fashion, music, education, etc.

Dedicated to continuously learning, implementing and adopting new web standards and technologies to produce innovative web applications.

Hello

Tonye Brown

TL DR

Great guy! Awesome Front-end Developer. Kickass UX developer & UI designer. Graphic designer. And much more.

Scroll down and view my portfolio; I've worked on all sorts of creative and challenging projects.

E-mail me: Scroll down to email me

TONYE's RESUME SUMMARY

Just a sample of my work history


Employment

  • April 2019 - January 2020

    Software Development Engineer @ Loop Insights Inc.

    Rebuilt Web portal in React (as the only Front end developer on the team). Portal's purpose is to view data visualizations, manage organizations, devices, etc. for users/clients. Was key part of UI/UX design decisions made in portal.


    Key features: User management (add, remove, delete users, reset passwords, etc.), organization management, creating reusable components using atomic design principles, creation of multiple data visualization components, testing components (E2E, unit and integrated tests), debugging cross-browser compatibility issues, digesting various APIs to populate Promotion builder, device management, etc.


    Technologies and frameworks used – React(ES6), Node, HTML5, CSS/SASS, Data visualization (using Chart Js), Serverless, AWS Cognito, AWS Lambda, AWS QuickSight (and other AWS console products), Testing (using Cypress), AWS, SQL, Gitlab, JIRA, Zentao, npm, yarn, MapBox, etc.

  • November 2018 - March 2019

    Intermediate Front End Developer @ Appnovation Technologies.

    Website development for various projects. Clients include Tobago Tourism Agency, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, and FTSE Russell.


    Duties included developing reusable components based on design mock-up’s and prototypes using fractal (a design system), integrating into Drupal systems, building an interactive Map with React to highlight key tourist destinations and css-grid system bug fixes.


    Technologies used – React, Node, Angular, HTML5, SASS, Twig/handlebars, Fractal.build, SQL, Drupal 8, Lando, Docker, BitBucket, Gitlab, JIRA, etc

  • June 2018 - November 2018

    Web Developer @ BluePrint Reality Inc.

    Website design, development, UI/UX for mixcast.me as well as UI/UX skinning (html, css, animations, etc.) for proprietary products. Built custom React & JavaScript solutions for various use-cases. Website optimization rating increased from E grade to a B grade.


    Technologies used – React, Node, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, WordPress, C#, SQL, WooCommerce, MongoDB, Docker, etc.

  • 2015 - 2018

    Multimedia Developer (Web, graphics, Android, Video, etc.) @ Contractor

    -Graphic Design services for small businesses, non-profits and entrepreneurs in BC


    -Web, print, social media marketing, motion graphics and video editin, etc. -Clients include Kamloops Innovation Centre, Performance Volleyball, and Clubs at Thompson Rivers University, #gKIDS music group, Tha Gate Keepa, Truevined, Sniwwoc Victoria, etc.


    Mobile App Development (Android apps only for now), Website development (WordPress, Drupal, Blogger, HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript and JQuery), graphic design (web, print), motion design (After Effects), etc., for various small businesses, organizations and musicians in BC.

Education

  • 2016

    Thompson Rivers University Degree

    BCs in Computing Science (4th Year).
    Undergraduate Coursework: Operating Systems; Databases; Algorithms; Programming Languages; Advanced Web development; Ethical Hacking; Software Engineering, and more.

  • 2012-Present

    Language and Technologies

    HTML5, CSS3, PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, SQL, C++, C#, C, Java, etc.
    MS Office, Adobe Creative Cloud; Eclipse; FL Studio; etc.
    WordPress, Drupal, Blogger.
    Android

    Node.js, Meteor, etc.

What makes me an invaluable team member

Creative Mind.
Obsessed with UX.
Fun(ny) Team Member
Motivated life-long learner
Multimedia "Extraordinaire"
Always consuming. Food and inspiration.

Portfolio

My latest projects


Loop Web Portal - Front End Development + UX

Rebuilt Web portal in React (as the only Front end developer on the team).
Portal's purpose is to view data visualizations, manage organizations, devices, etc. for users/clients. Was key part of UI/UX design decisions made in portal.

Key features: User management (add, remove, delete users, reset passwords, etc.), organization management, creating reusable components using atomic design principles, creation of multiple data visualization components, testing components (E2E, unit and integrated tests), debugging cross-browser compatibility issues, digesting various APIs to populate Promotion builder, device management, etc.

You can view the portal @ https://portal.loopinsights.ai - It is fully responsive and mobile first. It looks great on any device.

Skills & Technologies Used

React(ES6), Node, HTML5, CSS/SASS, Data visualization (using Chart Js), Serverless, AWS Cognito, AWS Lambda, AWS QuickSight (and other AWS console products), Testing (using Cypress), SQL, Gitlab, JIRA, Zentao, npm, yarn, MapBox, CSS animations, React-select, React-dates, etc.

Multi-device Screenshots

Web app Screenshots





Weather App - UI/UX - Front End Development + Design

Designed and developed a fully featured weather web app to track the weather in multiple cities.

Some features of the weather app include:
  • Add mutliple cities to track
  • Toggle between Light and Dark theme
  • Toggle between Celcius and Fahrenheit for temperature
  • Persisting locations to local storage (until user accounts are possible).
  • Toggle Full screen
  • Add and remove cities
  • Fully responsive
  • Weather videos for different weather types
  • Error handling for adding invalid locations

Keep in mind it's designed to be mobile first, but looks great on all screen sizes. Check the app out here: Weather App. Scroll down to see some screenshots.

Skills & Technologies Used

React, HTML5, SASS, Netlify, UI Design, Bootstrap, Axios, React-Player, Gatsby, GraphQL, OpenWeatherMap API, CSS animations, UX, etc.

Screenshots (Mobile)


Desktop Screenshot











Tobago Tourism - Interactive Map Component

A 3 month long project to build an interactive map in react. Users can filter activities by type, and collect activities to "My Trip" to plan their visit. Expandable "Filters" and "Legends" and subtle animations make this project one to I was proud to work on.

Visible on https://www.visittobago.gov.tt/ - click on MAP in the header.

Skills/Technologies Used

HTML, SASS, CSS3, Drupal, Atomic Design Principles, UX, MapBox, etc.


Screenshots




MixCast PhotoBooth - UI/UX + Front end development

One of the most fun projects I've worked on - I was given full creative freedom to bring the product to life. MixCast VR PhotoBooth looks great on any device in landscape and portrait modes regardless. Scroll down for more screenshots and a video showing the animations. 

Skills Used

HTML, SASS/SCSS, React, UI/UX development, responsive design
Mobile-first design, CSS3 Animations, etc.

Tablet Screenshots


Mobile Device (Phone) Screenshots


UI/UX - Animations + Quick Demo


MixCast - Website Development




Website overhaul of MixCast's official website to better represent the brand/product and allow easier updates in the future.

Setup and deployed a staging website to use for testing and delivered a spectacular final product that looks great on desktops and mobile devices.

Skills, Technology & Tools Used

PHP, CSS3, HTML5, WordPress, Digital Ocean, speed optimizations and digital asset optimization via caching, etc. Improved page speed scores from D/E to A/B on pingdom.

Screenshots (www.mixcast.me) - scroll further down for the "before" screenshots.



Before


Truevined - Hang Time (Graphic Design) - Music Artwork

Artwork for Truevined's newest track + Music visual

Screenshots


Music Visual



Grace (Remix) - Single artwork - Graphic Design + Video

Artwork for Truevined's newest single

Screenshots



Music Visual



Khalid - OTW (Truevined Remix)

Artwork for Truevined's newest single

Screenshots


Truevined - Rebrand + Website development

I rebranded and redesigned Truevined from the ground up to be cleaner looking, spaced out  and less cluttered. This was the result.

Skills Used

Software 

Cool Features

Responsive mobile first design
Graphic Design
Logo Design
HTML 5
CSS 3
JQuery
Javascript
SEO
Responsive web development
Adobe Photoshop   
Blogger
Notepad++
Google





Integrated e-commerce platform
JavaScript Music Player
Fully responsive







See it live (www.truevined.com)


Applications

What I have worked on in the past or currently working on


Calc 8 (Android)

Scientific Calculator with Speech

Dress Me Up (Android)

Language Teacher for kids

Weather App (REACT)

Track the weather in multiple locations

Music App (In Progress)

Coming soon

Fitness App (in progress)

Coming soon

Knowledge App (In Progress)

Coming soon

Contact

Get in touch with me


Street Address

Kamloops, BC

Phone number

250-CONTACT-ME-TO-FIND-OUT

Website

www.tonyebrown.com