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Full Stack Javascript Web Developer

New York City, New York, United States
August 25, 2018

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HAIG BEDROS +1-310-***-**** New York City, NY Innovative and result driven professional with more than 2 years of experience in complex international programs in web design and implementation. Full stack web developer with a background in Localization and Quality Assurance. Skilled in customer centric business relationships, handling C-Suite and leadership executives. Highly analytical and effective in time management. Built and led international web development teams.

Technical Skills:

• Programming languages/Frameworks: React, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, JSX, JQuery, Node.js, RESTful API., JSON, AJAX.

• Cloud Platforms: Heroku, AWS.

• Experienced in MySQL, Firebase, Git, APIs, CSS3, HTML5, JQuery, Javascript. Website Built:


• Designed the website’s user interface utilizing CSS3, HTML5 and JQuery. Employed website compression to enhance user experience and allow for faster network transfers. Built a database to collect subscribers’ emails in a CSV file, and implementing MailChimp’s resources to contact subscribers in the future with website developments and new features. Managing developers, content creators, and graphic designers working in the United States, Armenia, and Nagorno-Karabakh to promote international effective and synergistic web development. AMICO (In progress): DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION,

• Created and designed the front-end of a platform for new language acquisition, using REACT, JSX, and CSS3, while simultaneously allowing users to interact with one another to provide users tools to communicate with the international community. Designed a live user feed using firebase’s real-time database that allows users see the latest posts on the website. Built user authentication with REACT and used React Router to redirect the user to login before accessing the protected page. Utilized a combination of REACT and Django to import information, such as username and profile picture from a user’s Google account, to AMICO in order to assign each user a unique id in AMICO database.


• Created and designed a search engine for upcoming concerts in the area, allowing users to buy tickets through the Bands in Town API and find places to eat around a particular concert location through Yelp’s API. Built user authentication with Firebase, which promotes quick, simple sign-in for users. Created user interface using Material Design Lite, CSS3 and JQuery. Generated a live in-app chat for website users with a Firebase real-time database. PROFESSIONAL Digital Artsakh: Feb 2018 - Present

EXPERIENCE Project Manager, Web Developer

• Managing an NGO project by building a website to promote the digital presence of a de facto independent territory, Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh).

• Leading group of 5 developers domestically in the U.S. and abroad in Armenia to coordinate the building of this website, encourage timely launch of the campaign, and create clear, effective communication channels through Zoom meeting platform, Slack messaging platform, and more.

• Working on the Frontend of the website, focusing on the design, structure layouts, and grid system to enhance user experience and engagement with the tools on the website. PicsArt, Inc: Mar 2016 - Present

Localization Specialist

• Localizing and leading cultural adaptations of the assigned console of the application.

• Translating descriptions, notifications, and blogs from English to Arabic using strict character limits and retaining original meaning context for the 10 million Arab users around the world.

• Placing the translated content into the proper areas of the mobile applications so that user engagement remains easily comprehensible from country to country.

• Monitoring and deciding the most culturally-relevant and appropriate times for the application to send users of each timezone push notifications to boost the number of daily active users.

• Leading the quality assurance portion of the Arabic version of the application to assure that the various employees’ translations of the application’s content maintain the language fluidity necessary for users to best understand the application’s functions.

PicsArt, Inc: Aug 2016 - Dec 2017

Quality Assurance, Team Lead

• Interacted with Atlassian’s JIRA software to plan and distribute tasks to the assigned quality assurance team within the International Unit comprised of ten developers and graphic designers.

• Received news of bugs within the PicsArt application from supervisors, users, and from team members, in order to use the JIRA software to package the tasks with the bug, the assigned task, and projected completion timeline.

• Worked closely with the developers and graphic designers in schedule management and utilization of their skills to fix applications bugs and glitches within a timely manner. PicsArt, Inc: Jan 2016 - Aug 2016

Engagement Communication Specialist

• Engaged with diverse users globally to train users as to how best utilize the application for their creative needs, ranging from artists to small businesses.

• Documented bugs, glitches, and frequently-communicated user problems in order to relay the information to the Quality Assurance teams.

Nver: The Armenian Holiday Project Nov 2015 - Mar 2016 Co-Founder and VP of Fundraising

• Co-founded the fundraising project Nver: the Armenian Holiday Project to gather monetary donations for winter clothing and essentials for underprivileged Armenian children, residing in rural and low-income areas.

• Collaborated with NGOs based in Yerevan and Gyumri to distribute the materials widely over the country.

• Managed and designed social media campaign to garner support from over 20 countries. Aleppo Compatriotic Charitable Organization NGO Sep 2015 - Mar 2016 Program Coordinator

• Monitored Syrian-Armenian refugee needs in Yerevan, Armenia by creating itemized lists of necessities of each household after home visits and allocating NGO resources appropriately.

• Created database of the Syrian-Armenian refugee families using MySQL and constantly updated the server with information from the Ministry of Diaspora of the Republic of Armenia. Armenian United Nations Association (AUNA) Aug 2015 - Nov 2015 Program Coordinator

• Provided administrative support to the various departments within the AUNA and resolved a range of inquiries from partners.

• Organized a conference on “Sustainability and Climate Change” with the United Nation’s team.

• Researched minority existence and human rights issues regarding those groups and passing them to the database using different kinds of technologies as well as MySQL. EDUCATION UCLA Extension, Los Angeles, CA Nov 2017 - May 2018

• Javascript Full Stack Web Development Boot Camp

• An intensive 24-week long boot camp dedicated to designing and building web applications. American University of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia Sep 2016 - Dec 2016

• Digital Marketing Associate Degree

• Learned tools and techniques required to successfully run an online business.

• Acquired techniques focused on increasing the reach and visibility of a brand. University of Aleppo, Syria Sep 2011- May 2015

• Bachelor of Science in Applied Sciences

Language Skills

• Armenian: Native language

• English: Full professional proficiency (ILR scale)

• Arabic: Native or bilingual proficiency (ILR scale)

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