I live in beautiful and ancient city of Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. My timezone is UTC+2.
- Designing usable interfaces
- HTML5/CSS3 coding
MS, Kyiv Institute of Applied System Analysis
GoodBed — May 2009 to Current:
Lead developer at GoodBed (Django).
Created the site from scratch and currently lead small dedicated team of developers constantly improving it.
Google/Mozilla GSoC — May 2011 to August 2011
Successfully implemented a project for Mozilla enhancing Transifex localization system to allow translation of Firefox addons.
May 2007 to May 2009:
- Python programmer in Philantrack (WebWare)
- GeoDjango project about Caribbean real estate.
Pluron, inc. — June 2006 to April 2007
Front-End Web Developer, Ruby on Rails/Ajax.
Worked on creating and polishing UI of Acunote, SCRUM-based project management system.
- Created promo site for the system, including design.
- Improved the look and usability of the internal system, designing many parts from scratch.
- Significantly reduced page load times, factoring many helper-generated scripts into generic ones.
- Solved many cryptic issues with browser compatibility.
IMU — September 2002 to May 2006
Progressed from Developer to Team Leader (Senior Developer) in Ukrainian office of IM corp. As such, developed complex systems for both internal and worldwide usage. The most prominent projects were:
Included in-house-developed billing centre; Allowed many e-stores to share customer data and purchase details. Used XML-RPC connections and smart caching to ensure scalability and interoperability.
web-backend for win32 update system
Worked flawlessly under constantly increasing heavy traffic, used data from the above project.
Data warehouse that aggregated update data from several servers worldwide.
Provided editing articles in one place, allowing many sites to share common newlines.
B.A.S.I.C. education centre — August 2001 to September 2002
Teacher; HTML, PHP and SQL courses. Web-standards evangelism.
K.O.N. Publishing — September 2000 to August 2001
Visual FoxPro developer, webmaster. Created «Banks-2001» — banking database with all the data about banking system of Ukraine, Russia and Baltic countries.
Antonov design bureau — October 1999 to May 2000
Visual FoxPro developer. Participated in development of personnel department DB, created medical certificates module.
- Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
- Able to meet tight deadlines.
- Solution-oriented way of thinking.
- First-class analytical, design and problem solving skills.
History, Mozilla software localization. I am the maintainer of Ukrainian L10n.