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Front-end Web Developer & UI/UX Designer

The name is Ruuka.

Having 8+ years of professional frontend experience working with various CMS and e-commerce platforms, I have an intimate understanding of how users interact and navigate around the web.

I’m passionate about web development and improving web products by finding creative design and technical solutions to complex problems. My design process involves using detailed user analysis to strategically align both the desired customer journey and my clients’ business needs.

Skills & Expertise

Graphic &
Web Design
Print & Page
Layout Design
UI/UX Mockup & Prototyping
Portrait/Food
Photography
Responsive Web Development
Web Hosting & Management

Work Experience

Sep 2020 - Present

Elventus (Freelance Contract)

Front-end Web Developer • Tech Lead • UI/UX Designer

Oct 2018 - Aug 2021

Action Media (Montreal) / AdCenter (formerly Adsurge)

Front-end Web Developer • UI/UX Designer & Integrator

Oct 2015 - Oct 2018

MageMontreal (formerly Lumina-FX)

Project Coordinator/Manager • Web Designer & Integrator

Nov 2014 - Apr 2015

G1Solution

Graphic, Print & Web Designer • Freelancer

Sep 2014 - Oct 2015

Ruuka.NET

Front-end Web & Graphic Designer • Full-time Freelancer

Nov 2013 - Aug 2014

Logograph

Graphic & Web Designer • Illustrator

Volunteering

Jul 2019 – Sep 2019

SPCA Roussillon

Home foster for Cats (abandoned kittens)

Nov 2018 - Present

Kangda Education Technology Exchange Centre Inc.

Web Designer & Developer • Volunteer

Feb 2017 – Sep 2017

SPCA Montreal

Exotic Birds Caretaker • Volunteer

Dec 2013 - Present

Association Sino Zhong Shan

Graphic & Web Designer • Volunteer
Media & Publicity Department

EDUCATION

2011 - 2014

Champlain College Saint-Lambert
St-Lambert, Quebec

Graphic Communications Program (DEC)

2005 - 2010

Centennial Regional High School
Greenfield Park, Quebec

Languages

English

French - Français

Chinese: Cantonese - 廣東話

Chinese: Mandarin - 普通話

Japanese - 日本語

Achievements

GC Program 2014 Convocation Prize Recipient for High Academic Achievement
Centennial Academic Award for Excellence for Design
1st Place Winner of the GC Open House 2012 Poster Contest
Honour Roll Student for all High School Years
Photography piece featured in a
magazine for Montreal African models
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