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Web Developer

New York, New York, United States
October 30, 2016

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Jimmy Elkada


Web developer – Analyze, develop and maintain web based systems using software engineering principles

Work Experience:

Telus Inc. (Sept 2013 – July 2016) – Web developer and System analyst

Developed and updated the website using front end frameworks such as sass, jQuery, and other JS libraries

Developed and updated the system using back-end MVC technologies in PHP/CI and JSP/Java

Used CMS system to store and pull data in json and xml formats

Used Node JS and Grunt to build and maintain configuration scripts

Analyse, document, design and implement system/client requirements

CBC Kids (March 2011 – Aug 2013) – Web developer

Developed and updated programs using HTML5 tags such as video, audio and canvas tags and integrated JS libraries and CSS3 styles as well as CSS sprites

Used Jquery, Backbone and Require JS for front-end MVC development

Created CSS3 files using SASS preprocessor and implemented CSS3 cross browsers features such as transform, transition, radius and box shadows

Used Require JS to manage JS library loading and JQuery to perform CSS and DOM manipulations and manage objects and events

Used Postgres DB and AJAX calls to get data in JSON format

Understanding/experience with maintainable CSS structures for large projects

Used of CSS tools such as SASS to create multiple CSS file using imports, mixins and nested CSS structures.

Developed Flash/AS3 architecture for the Kids CBC site

Used Flash Builder 4 to design and develop MVC framework using custom made libraries as well as external libraries

Used PHP web services and REST methods and API to get data from the server in JSON and XML formats

Develop using object oriented approach and employ loose-coupling and encapsulation and maintainability

Managed and integrate outsourced projects of external vendors

Communicated and coordinate with producers, QA and IT dept

Managed and coordinated with developers for Kids CBC main web site

Strong understanding and knowledge of Internet applications both client-side and server-side and the software development/deployment process

Good understanding of accessibly issues and W3 standards such as tab order, navigation, alt tags and screen readers compatibility as well as conformance levels A, AA and AAA for web content

Used SVN to backup code including operations such as add, commit, update, merge, export, tag and branch

Ganz Interactive (Jan 2009 – Dec 2010) – Flash AS3 lead developer

Flash/AS3 developer for Webkinz and WebkinzJR

Developed modules using Flex 3, custom MVC framework and external libraries

Developed system components using AS3 framework with multiple composition and inheritance levels and used Flex to customize and extend classes

Develop games using external assets, XML and JSON data formats

Use in-house multilingual CMS system to integrate assets and code

Good understanding and experience with user/usability testing and prototyping

Good understanding and experience of UI design - clean and simple UI with informative error messages

Used the JIRA system to fix bugs and manage feature requests and system updates

Used SVN to back up code and manage version control

Guided junior developers and review high level and low level design documents

WellNet Solutions (Oct 2008 – Jan 2009 / Contract) – Web/Flash developer

Web developer for e-learning systems

Flash/ActionScript 2.0, Object-oriented programming, HTML, XML, JavaScript

Performed system upgrades and maintenance work

Developed add-on components for captions, printing and statistics

Momentum Advanced Solutions (Jan 2008 – Oct 2008 / Contract) – Flash developer

Flash developer for the Chrysler project,,

Flash/ActionScript 3.0, HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript

Analyzed and coordinated client needs with database and internal working constraints

Helped architecting the project using OOP and ActionScript 3.0 classes

Developed strategies for long term system maintenance and extensibility

TV Ontario (June 2004 – Jan 2008) - Multimedia Specialist II

Web designer for an e-learning project

Used Dreamweaver, ColdFusion, Flash/ActionScript, XML, CSS, HTML, UML, Visual SourceSafe, SVN, Oracle DB

Identified, analyzed, and resolved requirement and design issues

Coordinated and monitored project development with external providers

Responded and implemented changes emanating from internaléexternal clients

MVA Power (May 2003 – May 2004) - System Analyst

Web specialist for inventory tracking, reporting and orders web based system

VB.Net/Visual Studio IDE, VSS, XML, XSL, HTML, Flash, Java Script, PHP, SQL

Integrate, configure and customize system to client database requirements

DB design, DB Normalization, Stored Procedures (MS Access & SQL Server)

Eurekium Innovations Inc. (March 2001 to May 2003) - QA Analyst

Quality assurance analyst for a wireless access platform

XML, XSL, WML, WML Script, SQL, T-SQL, SRS, C++,

Plan and execute test cases and code review (white and black box testing)

Analyze and validate system requirement and design documents

Write WML/WML-Script files for phone simulators and real devices

Write XML/XSL code for system configuration and content files


Master of Computer Science (GPA 3.74)

- 1998-2001 Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Bachelor of Education (Math & English, GPA 3.76)

- 1994-1997 McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Computer Practical Engineer (2 years full time, GPA 3.9)

- 1991-1993 Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Languages: Fluent in English, French, Spanish, German and Hebrew.

Interests: Reading, working-out, tennis, traveling and learning languages.

References: Available upon request.

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