About Me

I’m a front-end web developer in Toronto and a recent graduate of HackerYou’s Web Development Bootcamp.

I love building beautiful, compelling websites and engaging in the complex problem-solving that web development so often requires. Using powerful tools like JavaScript and React is my favourite way to create a strong narrative experience for every project. I thrive under deadlines and pressure, a skill honed while managing the publication of over 80 books at an indie publisher. I’m looking for opportunities at a company where best practices are valued and professional development is encouraged.

When I’m not coding, you can find me binge reading the latest fantasy series, making new dog friends, and trying to be in the presence of piney trees as much as possible.

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Headshot of Kait Sykes

Skills

  • HTML5

  • CSS3

  • Sass

  • JavaScript

  • jQuery

  • React

Tools

  • Gulp

  • Git

  • Github

  • Firebase

  • Babel

  • Terminal

Portfolio

Screenshot of laundry web app

React Web App

Laundry Lessons is a web app that helps users decipher those weird laundry hieroglyphics on clothing tags and offers some tips and tricks for getting laundry done efficiently.

  • APIs
  • JavaScript
  • ES6
  • React
  • Git
  • Gulp
  • jQuery
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Sass
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Responsive Single Page PSD Conversion

A one page fully responsive site from a pre-conceived Photoshop design. View the PSD here.

  • Responsive Design
  • jQuery
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Sass
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Screenshot of responsive PSD to HTML conversion website
Screenshot of TO Memory Flip Card Game website

JavaScript Web App

A Toronto-themed memory flip gard came. Project built with Estela Thomson.

  • Javascript
  • ES6
  • jQuery
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Sass
  • Pair Programming
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Responsive Single Page PSD Conversion

A one page fully responsive site from a pre-conceived Photoshop design. View the PSD here.

  • Responsive Design
  • jQuery
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Sass
View Live View Github
Screenshot of responsive PSD to HTML conversion website
Screenshot of Beauty Bar web app

Mock Agency API Project

A web app that provides a selection of makeup looks and the products used to create them. Project built with Irene Zou, Sonny Zhang, and Robin Watson.

  • APIs
  • Javascript
  • ES6
  • Git
  • Gulp
  • jQuery
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Sass
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Email me: kait@kaitsykes.com