Alisa

  1. Human that expresses herself through code;
  2. Front End Developer
  3. Cares deeply about excellent UX/UI, accessibility, and clean code.

See also: passion for Japan, writing small detective stories, going for walks when the sun sets.

a picture of me in a bubble tea shop

Hello, traveller! Thank you for stopping by!

My name is Alisa and I am a front end developer based in Toronto.

As a developer with a background in International Development, I care deeply about people and their needs which directly translates into UI and UX.

I am a strong believer in facing challenges head on thanks to my solo journey from Russia to Canada at the age of 17. It taught me to adapt to any critical situation and to keep my chin up no matter what.

Boring facts about me:

  • gets web design color palette ideas from JJBA characters;
  • if the show has a mean character in it then it's probably my favorite;
  • can't handle any spicy food;

Here are some things that I am capable of:

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • SCSS
  • JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • React
  • Gatsby
  • RESTful APIs
  • Firebase
  • Git & GitHub
  • VSCode
  • Terminal
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Web Accessibility
  • Responsive Design

Projects

Randonime

  • Vanilla JavaScript
  • API
  • CSS

A simple app that lets you get some wise words from different anime.

Alisa's Odd Journey

  • Gatsby
  • Node
  • GraphQL
  • SCSS

A personal blog used to talk about life, coding, and Japan.

BattleRockets

  • React
  • API
  • SCSS
  • Mob programming

Destroy the enemy's rockets before they destroy yours.

Frame of MIND

  • React
  • Firebase
  • SCSS

A tiny place where you can get everything off your chest.

Anime Quiz

  • JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • SCSS

Find out what anime you should watch based on your answers.

LAARK

  • JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • SCSS
  • Pair programming

A virtual gallery application that allows users to look at art.

Blog

Square One

03/01/2020

In this article I talk a bit about my life experiences prior to my current coding life.

Read it on Medium

What I learned from my most recent coding project

04/13/2020

Here I discuss 5(ish) things that I learned while on an adventure of creating my first ever quiz.

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User feedback, app improvement and other shenanigans: frame of MIND

06/07/2020

Please join me on the quest of making my React.js application better and more enjoyable!

Read it on Medium