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Mina Gyimah

Full-stack software developer

Skills

Languages Libraries & APIs Databases Testing Tools CSS frameworks
JavaScript (ES5 & ES6) Hapi.js PostgreSQL Tape Git Bootstrap
Node.js Express.js Redis Mocha npm Materialize
HTML5 React mySQL Lab Heroku Skeleton
CSS3 React Native MongoDB Q-Unit AWS Bulma
Sass Redux Firebase Jest Linux Material UI
C Socket.io Webpack Semantic UI
Java (for Android) d3.js Browserify
Google apis CircleCI
Wordpress

Projects

Spark: App to organise social life

December 2016 - March 2017, March - July 2016

  • Platform to collaboratively organise events with friends and share photos
  • iOS app built with React Native, Redux, websockets and PostgreSQL
  • Web app built with React, Redux, Redis Pub/Sub and websockets
  • Both versions make use of AWS S3 and Google Places API

Quodl: Real-time, interactive quiz app

quodl.co.uk
July - October 2016 - App shortlisted for Guardian University Awards

  • Web app for City, University of London. Lecturers can create a bank of quizzes for students to play in real-time in the lecture hall.
  • Built with React, Redux, websockets and PostgreSQL

Run?: Web app to streamline my commute

December 2015 - present

  • Personal side project
  • Tracks real-time departures of all interchanges on my commuting route, to help me pace myself
  • Built in React, Redux and websockets
  • Uses Transport for London and National Rail APIs

Children's cartoon web app for Hackney Learning Trust

January 2016

  • Interactive comic strip app to teach children mindfulness
  • Built in React
  • Optimised for use on iPad

Interactive data visualisation tool (closed source)

October - December 2015

  • Visualisation to compare major cities across the world
  • Built for a major engineering firm
  • Built in React and d3.js

Data visualisation graphic for custom Wordpress site (closed source, site found here)

October 2015

  • Built for a major engineering firm
  • Built with d3.js

School platform for pupils to discuss current issues

July - September 2015

  • Custom-built CMS for teachers and students
  • Teachers post opinion pieces for students to debate on the app
  • Built with Hapi.js, Redis and vanilla JavaScript

Activities

Organiser, mentor and tutorial contributor | November 2015 - present

Mentor | September 2015 - present


Education

  • 16-week intensive web development course | May 2015 - August 2015
  • Special focus on Node.js and backend architectures.
  • A strong culture of Test-Driven Development, pair programming and agile development

  • CS50 Introduction to Computer Science
  • HarvardX online course | June 2014

  • BA (Hons) French, German and European Politics (2:1)
  • University of Birmingham | July 2011

Find me online

@minaorangina | minaorangina.com | LinkedIn | mina@foundersandcoders.com