Over ten years of experience in web development, ranging from back-end and front-end development to SEO, CMS production, team management, and defining presentation layer frameworks to solve complex designs and interactions that reflect the art direction, and follow the overall technical architecture.
Good knowledge of JSP/JSTL, Tiles, ASP, ColdFusion, C, C++, XML/XSL.
Fair knowledge of Flash, ActionScript.
Photoshop, BBEdit, TextWrangler, Dreamweaver.
Version Control & Content Management
ClearCase, CVS, TeamSite, FatWire, Polopoly.
New York Daily News, New York, USA
FRONT-END ARCHITECT | JUNE 2011 – PRESENTwww.nydailynews.com
As the lead of the front-end team, I'm responsible for any HTML/CSS/JS that goes on to production. I consult with the creative and art directors on feasibility of interface solutions, trends and aesthetics. Building prototypes as POC's for new creative or technical ideas. Performing cross-browser QA deciding on when to apply graceful degradation. Acting as the liaison between creative team and back-end team. Overseeing the integration of third-party modules into our website. I manage and train other front-end developers, and train designers and editors on our CMS. I also fill in for missing positions of IA, UX and FA, as needed.
The Jewelry Icon, New York, USA
Freelance FRONT-END ARCHITECT | DEC 2012– PRESENTwww.thejewelryicon.com
Website highlighting jewelry designers, brands, and trends. Built the back-end and front-end systems using WordPress as a base, creating the theme and plugins from scratch. Developed map navigation and filtered search system, all based on tagging.
Razorfish, New York, USA
SENIOR PRESENTATION LAYER DEVELOPER | MAY 2005 – JUNE 2011www.razorfish.com
Responsibilities vary among front-end coding, cross-browser testing, back-end integration, content management, and consulting with functional analysts, information architects, and web designers. Project highlights are:
Ford Motor Companywww.corporate.ford.com
Developed the front-end for a new subscription system for both Wall Street Journal and Barron’s. Designed and developed an intranet system for managing subscriptions.
www.glamour.com, www.vanityfair.com, www.allure.com, www.newyorker.com, www.teenvogue.com, www.architecturaldigest.com, www.golfdigest.com, www.luckymag.com, www.wmagazine.com, www.gourmet.com, www.wwd.com.
New York Timeswww.nytimes.com
Enhanced and updated already-built HTML/CSS pages. Added different versions to the homepage, each to be used according to the layout of the each day’s news content while maintaining the basic structure of the original homepage. To do this, complex CSS programming was used to provide variation in homepage HTML without impacting the existing back-end programming.
IT Misr.com, Cairo, Egypt
WEB MASTER | JUN 2003 - DEC 2003
Developed complete web presence for IT start-up run by American entrepreneurs in Cairo, Egypt, using ASP for programming and Microsoft Access for database design and implementation. The site included a news engine, online directory of IT companies and training centers in Egypt, certificates and courses provided by each, online registration and preparation exams. Also created a basic CMS. Supervised the site’s web design and content creation.
Majisa Internet Solutions, Cairo, Egypt
WEB DEVELOPER | SEP 2000 - MAY 2003
The Cairo branch office of NetStartups, Virginia, USA. Guided site designers and project teams in website design and usability. Developed and maintained several special sites on company owner’s request due to ability and individual initiative, used either ColdFusion or ASP for programming, SQLServer for database design and implementation, and HTML, XML/XSL for scripting.
Arab Academy for Science & Technology & Maritime Transport, Cairo, Egypt
TEACHING ASSISTANT | SEP 1999 - SEP 2000
Teaching Assistant – Planned and taught courses: Introduction to Computers, Structured Programming (using C), Programming Application (using C++), Digital Logic Design, and Electrical Circuits
Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering, Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport, Alexandria, Egypt.
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