Michael Wiss

Web Developer

Minneapolis, New York, Remote

github.com/MichaelWiss | michael.wiss@gmail.com | 612-434-7463

React, Node, Gatsby, Shopify, Javascript Developer

GraphQL, Styled Components, SASS, NPM, RWD

Work Experience



Web apps and websites creation

  • React, Gatsby, Shopify
  • Javascript, HTML, CSS
  • JS and CSS Animations


Web Manager | August 2012-March 2013

505 Eighth Ave., Suite 2100
 New York, NY 10018

Debbie Grunbaum, Communications Director 212 629 0853


  • Maintained a large Symphony site
  • Maintained preexisting wordpress sites under the WhyHunger umbrella: blog.whyhunger and usfoodsovereigntyalliance
  • Developed hungerthon for 2012. The first responsive site for WhyHunger’s annual million dollar fundraising drive.
  • Installed live feed into foodsovereigntyprize 
Built pages for the main site: whyhunger.org/imagine
  • Performed routine maintenance on the main site: 
    Liaised with outside vendors-coordinated installation of a django based database independently developed before my arrival . 
  • Collaborated and met with marketing and program development teams
    Tracked, analyzed and reported on traffic and performance of sites and social media platforms
  • Provided regular reports and team updates

Freelance Developer


  • Designed, wireframed and coded from the ground up an uncluttered gallery website.
  • Utilized elegant, unobtrusive JQuery Slideshows.
  • Integrated Google Maps API for customized location.
  • Provided hosting consultation as needed.


  • Provided with Copy and a design comp by the designer I coded an easily updatable site using Wordpress as a content management System.
  • Integrated Jquery slideshow, Mailing list sign up, contact form.


  • Client needed pre-existing Flash based site to be updated using Jquery technologies allowing for greater access cross browser and device.
  • Rebuilt site on Wordpress and installed full service E-Commerce featuring 200+ garments.
  • Integrated a Blog and Twitter and Facebook APIs.
  • Used various Jquery plugins to feature products, media and contact capabilities.



Phaidon Bookstore

Assistant Manager | 2010-2011

83 Wooster Street, NY, NY.

Trevor Brown, Manager 212 925-1900

  • Sale of monographs, compendiums and histories to a fine art clientele Rebuilt site on Wordpress and installed full service E-Commerce featuring 200+ garments.
  • Led team in sale of limited edition Fine Art prints averaging approximately $7000 a week in revenue.
  • Upkeep of shop, design of displays.


Sales Coordinator | 2006-2009

Union Square Greenmarket, Manhattan NYC

Brani Licina, Manager 609-780-4808

  • Sale of Perennials, Annuals and tropical houseplants.
  • Design of sales floor layout with careful attention to maximizing seasonal profits of product in bloom.
  • Maintaining communication with Greenmarket managers in order to negotiate daily rental rate.
  • Supervision of customer service employees.
  • Trouble shooting of horticulture conundrums and growing problems; maintaining happiness of regular


Art room | 2005

White Bear Lake, MN.

  • Basic preparation of graphics and text for business promotional items.
  • Design of emblems and branding.
  • Construction of graphics to suit customers' need and identity.
  • Revision and correction of order entry requests.
  • Modification of designs and communication with customers as needed.


Prepress Assistant | 2004

Tribeca, NY, NY.

  • Operated large scale ink press.
  • Assisted in troubleshooting prepress files.
  • Coordinated and tracked mail room.
  • Liaised with customers regarding the status of orders.
  • Revised orders as needed.


Artist Assistant | 2004

Manhattan, New York

  • Provided assistance with assembly of large scale photographic prints for gallery showing



  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • React
  • Liquid
  • Javascript
  • Npm
  • Sass
  • Vue
  • Node
  • Git
  • Gatsby
  • Shopify