Director of front end development. Architects robust scalable presentation layers. Leads the team to produce and integrate maintainable lean code. Provides platform-agnostic solutions, reflecting the creative aesthetics and in compliance with the technical structure.
HTML5. CSS3. SASS.
PHP. JSP. JSTL.
UX. SEO. Photoshop. Prototypes.
WordPress. TeamSite. FatWire. Polopoly.
Responsive Adaptive Platform-Agnostic Solutions.
Graceful Degradation. Progressive Enhancement.
Agile. Team Management. Technical Documentation.
New York Daily News, New York, USA
Lead Front End Engineer | July 2011 – PRESENTwww.nydailynews.com
Shifts between creative and technical focus, as the liaison between the two departments. Conceptualizes stakeholders' requests (editorial, business, design and UX), helping them accomplish their goals efficiently, utilizing existing features, and planning potential expansions. Plans third-party API integrations. Mentors the team to broaden their knowledge and enhance their problem-solving skills. Sets up coding guidelines. Manages deliverables and timelines. Hands-on development and maintenance.
Razorfish, New York, USA
SENIOR PRESENTATION LAYER DEVELOPER | MAY 2005 – JUNE 2011www.razorfish.com
Worked directly with functional analysts, information architects, and art directors, as a part of large agile teams. Advised on technical feasibility, maintaining the creative vision. Maneuvered base code into different designs, minimizing back-end changes. Clients included Ford Motor Company, CondéNast (WWD, Vanity Fair, W Magazine, The New Yorker, Architectural Digest, Glamour, Gourmet), New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Travel Channel, and TIAACREF.
The Jewelry Icon, New York, USA
Back & Front End Architect | 2012– PRESENTwww.thejewelryicon.com
Built the back and front end systems using WordPress as a base, creating the theme and plugins from scratch.
Husband & Husband, New York, USA
Back & Front End Architect & Designer | September 2012www.wissam-n-dana.us
Extended Parallaxr theme to meet the grooms’ requirements, and designed it to match the wedding theme. Nominated for best website on www.awwwards.com.
Majisa, Cairo, Egypt
Web Developer | 2000 - 2004
Developed websites using ColdFusion and ASP. Designed and implemented databases using SQLServer. Created content management systems. Supervised design and content creation.
Arab Academy for Science & Technology & Maritime Transport, Cairo, Egypt
Professor | 1999 - 2000
Taught courses of: 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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