Scott Blinch

Summary

I am a front end web developer who loves solving complex design problems through code. I do not consider a project complete unless it works and loads quickly on all browsers and devices, and is fully accessible to users of all abilities. I am proficient in HTML, CSS, and Javascript and can code in PHP and MySQL.

Technical Skills

Experience

Race Roster, Front End Web Developer

I build the markup, CSS, and Javascript for Race Roster, a registration platform for endurance events in North America. I ensure quick and snappy performance and great user experience for users of all abilities on all browsers and devices.

tbk Creative Front End Web Developer

I built the markup, CSS, and Javascript for design-heavy WordPress websites. In addition to providing great user experience and ensuring browser compatibility between all screen sizes, devices, and browsers, I also took care in making websites accessible to people of all abilities in compliance with WCAG 2.0 AA with respect to the AODA. I helped to build and lead the Front End department, leading a team of up to 3 other developers.

Various, Freelance Full Stack Web Developer

I coded both the front- and back-ends for the websites for various freelance clients, in addition to all hosting and DNS management. Working as either part of Everypixel, Synmek, or on my own, I took Photoshop designs and converted them to fully functioning WordPress-based websites.

Example Projects

Hino Canada, website rebuild, tbk Creative

A WordPress-based informational website for the Canadian arm of the international commercial truck manufacturer, Hino Motors. Fully responsive, multilingual, and accessible. Features video carousels, dealer locator, informational truck model pages, truck comparison tool.

Renin, website rebuild, tbk Creative

A WordPress-based informational and sales website for Renin, a home improvement company. Fully responsive, multilingual, and accessible. Features carousels, informational product pages, custom spec PDF generator.

Anchem, website rebuild, tbk Creative

A WordPress-based informational website for Anchem, a chemical solutions company. Fully responsive and accessible. Features informational chemical pages, chemical finder.

Lerners, website rebuild, tbk Creative

A WordPress-based informational website for Lerners law firm. Fully responsive and accessible. Features multi-layered mega-menu system, lawyer search, informational lawyer pages.

Breaking Bland, website, tbk Creative

A one-page website featuring the latest product line offered by Danby, a home appliance manufacturer. Fully responsive, multi-lingual and accessible.

Community Involvement

Website Accessibility

I co-presented a talk at a London Ontario Front End Meetup on improving your website's accessibility with respect to the WCAG and AODA.

Ladies Learning Code

I taught a class of approximately 15-20 on an introduction to javascript for Ladies Learning Code. Additionally, I have mentored at several other LLC workshops.

Digital Technology Careers

I was interviewed on what it takes to break into the digital sector in London, Ontario.

Hardening WordPress

I co-presented a talk on tips for hardening your WordPress installations' security at a WordPress London Ontario Meetup.

Education

Fanshawe College, Certificate in Web Development Essentials