Resume

EMPLOYMENT
UX Interface Developer
January 2017 - PresentJadu

Designing User Interfaces with accessibility in mind, modern responsive technics to cover as many devices as possible, backwards compatible for IE and develop them after a few iterations of polishing. User Experience in every interface is thoroughly researched and applied. Front End Development work for related in house products.

Digital Developer
October 2016 - November 2016DS.Emotion

Worked on the Front End side of projects using a lot of HTML, CSS/Sass and JavaScript/jQuery, including WordPress Custom Theming using the official guidelines and hooks, implementing pixel perfect and responsive designs frequently with the assistance of Foundation Framework. My excellent past experience proved very useful for the much needed Performance Optimisation for the plethora of current projects. Full Deployment life-cycle with the use of gulp and a modern workflow complemented with proper commits in Git version control system was part of the daily work. Which was thoroughly time-tracked with Toggl for more accurate estimates.

Projects: Sixteen Real Estate, St. Leonard’s Place, Woodside Square, Bowcliffe Hall, etc.

Front End Developer
October 2015 - September 2016Creode

Worked as a part of a team of 10, bringing responsive designs to life for Drupal & Magento E-Commerce shops. HTML, CSS, Sass, Susy, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, Gulp, Git was our tools of sculpturing the Web. For demanding clients a great effort was put for the greatest possible Internet Explorer and Cross Browser Compatibility. Newsletters were crafted with care using the most modern HTML Email Building technics to keep users always notified about last minute sales and attractive offers. Departed due to redundancy after company’s buyout and change of focus.

Projects: Vivienne Westwood, EQVVS, G-Type, CACI, Karcher, etc.

Freelance Web Developer
October 2005 - September 2015

My first paid work was back in 2005 and hosted in the then popular “Geocities” for those old enough to remember. Through the years I worked with Non-Profit organizations such as UNESCO or very small local companies developing simple but elegant websites based on popular CMS like WordPress, Drupal and Joomla. Followed closely the trends of the industry and educated myself on the newest technics. Companies I have worked with as freelancer: PeoplePerHour, SuperTasker, oDesk, Codeable, elance, etc.

*Disclaimer: Because the location was primarily Greece and the websites mainly for digital presence of small businesses or blogging there wasn’t deep knowledge obtained at that period.

Web Consultant
August 2014 - August 2015Real Greece S.A.

Advised a Real Estate company about the development and maintenance of a complex web-based Real Estate Properties Aggregator. Helped to modify the initial designs of the System’s Architecture based on modern APIs using XML and JSON.

WordPress Developer
September 2014 – March 2015Enter in Art P.C.

Worked on a curated Art Marketplace Web Application (E-Commerce), focused more on the Artist himself/herself, for a Start-up company. Full stack WordPress work and implementation of responsive, mobile-first designs. Was responsible for the researching and implementing a split payment system to serve the needs of both the company and the artist. This was achieved with the use of Braintree Payments integration.

Drupal Developer
January 2014 - March 2014Konordo Ltd.

Drupal Theming of a local News Website.

Private Tutor
October 2011 – June 2012

Teached Algorithms and C Programming

Community Manager
2012 - 2014Open Source Ecology Greece

Spreading the word about Open Source Ecology in Greece and setting up communications infrastructure. Organizing the local chapter, localizing documentation, giving lectures.

Community Manager
February 2008 – May 2012Serres Linux Users Group (SerLUG)

Founding and managing the local Linux User’s Group. Organizing presentations, installfests and various related activities. Development and maintenance of the local Linux User’s Group Website based on Joomla CMS. Later a custom themed WordPress.

Sysadmin
October 2010 – December 2011IEEE Student Branch TEI of Serres

Setted up Web Hosting Services with ISPConfig.

ECDL Teacher
October 2007 – June 2008Computer Program S.A.

Teached all the ECDL modules to two adult groups and got them certified.

EDUCATION
University of Nicosia – MOOC
2016DFIN-511 Introduction to Digital Currencies
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore – edX
2015IIMBx: IS110x Innovation and Information Technology Management
University of California, Irvine – Coursera
2015Project Management: The Basics for Success
Case Western Reserve University – Coursera
2015Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies
University of New Mexico – Coursera
2015Web Application Architectures
UC Berkeley – edX
2014CS169: Engineering Software as a Service (SaaS)
Technological Educational Institute of Central Macedonia – Serres, Greece
2007-2013B.Sc Informatics Engineering

Partial list of courses:

  •  Programming I, II
  •  Object Oriented Programming
  •  Visual Programming
  •  Algorithms and Data Structures
  •  Databases I, II
  •  Web Applications Development
  •  Software Engineering I, II
  •  Operating Systems I, II
  •  Systems Architecture
  •  Networks I, II, III
  •  Telecommunication Networks
  •  Linear Programming
ECDL Foundation
Certified Training Professional

Licensed Trainer able to teach all ECDL modules.

ECDL Foundation
ImageMaker

Certification on Adobe Photoshop basic usage and image manipulation.

University of Cambridge
Level B2 Certificate in English
Online Education
2013 - PresentCourses - Certificates
  • Codecademy Completed Courses
  • Code School Course Card
  • Hack Design – Design Course
  • Google – The Online Marketing Fundamentals
  • Lynda – Analyzing Your Website to Improve SEO
  • Lynda – Android SDK: Local Data Storage
  • Lynda – Connecting Android Apps to RESTful Web Services
  • Lynda – Effective Design of RESTful APIs
  • Lynda – Foundations of UX: Content Strategy
  • Lynda – Foundations of UX: Prototyping
  • Lynda – Foundations of UX: Information Architecture
  • Lynda – Ruby on Rails 4 Essential Training
  • Lynda – SEO Fundamentals
  • Lynda – Typography for Web Designers
  • Lynda – Up and Running with Backbone.js
  • Lynda – WordPress Ecommerce: WooCommerce
  • Lynda – WordPress Plugins SEO
  • Pluralsight – Agile Fundamentals
  • Pluralsight – Building Applications with ASP.NET MVC 4
  • Pluralsight – JavaScript Build Automation with Gulp.js
  • Treehouse – Genesis Framework Foundations
  • Tuts+ – CSS Tips & Tricks
  • Tuts+ – CSS3 Typography Techniques
  • Tuts+ – PSD to HTML Corporate Design Build
  • Tuts+ – PSD to HTML Flat Design Build
  • Tuts+ – WordPress Hacker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • Udacity – Web Accessibility
  • Udemy – Design, Develop & Sell WordPress Themes
  • Udemy – Local Marketing Blueprint
  • Udemy – PSD to HTML5/CSS3
  • Udemy – The Professional Ruby on Rails Developer
  • Udemy – User Experience Design Fundamentals
  • Udemy – WordPress Plugin Development for Beginners
  • Wes Bos – ES6 for Everyone
  • Wes Bos – JavaScript 360
  • Wes Bos – Learn Redux
  • Wes Bos – React for Beginners
  • Wes Bos – What The Flexbox!?
SKILLS
Web Development
HTML & CSS
100%
Javascript – jQuery – AJAX – JSON
80%
PHP
80%
Ruby on Rails
80%
APIs
100%
Design
UI/UX Design
0%
Color Theory
100%
Web Typography
100%
Web Design
100%
CMS
WordPress
100%
Drupal
75%
Joomla
100%
E-commerce
Magento
0%
WooCommerce
80%
Sofware Engineering
Design Patterns
80%
Regular Expressions
65%
Ruby
85%
Databases
SQLite
100%
MySQL
80%
OS
Windows
100%
Linux (Debian/Ubuntu)
70%
Mac OS
100%
Interpersonal
Public Speaking
100%
Team Leadership
85%
Teaching
100%
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