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Kevin Pajak

San Francisco, CA ยท kevin@kevinpajak.com

Broadly experienced, highly versatile web developer


Experience

Web Developer

NMR Events

Customize client event sites (including many intricate CSS & JS DOM manipulations) as part of completely remote team.

CODE/TECH USED:
HTML5, CSS, JavaScript/Vue.js, Eventfinity (event management platform)

October 2020 - Present

Web Developer

Modis

Implemented several detailed WordPress design and functionality customizations as sole member of client company's web dev team.

October 2018 - October 2020

Lead Web Developer

Electrofans.com

Blog and web portal for electronic music fans Highly customized WordPress theme for current version of site.

Developed complete front-to-back end, integrated web platform (electrofans.com/oldsite) that includes: content management system (data entry, editing, and publishing), online community (user profile creation, customizable playlists, messaging and instant notifications, extensible asynchronous posting and commenting system), multi-category internal search engine, inclusion of data from several different API sources, and internal analytics reporting. Responsive design.

CODE/TECH USED:
PHP/MySQL, JavaScript, HTML5, XML, CSS, multiple API

February 2016 - October 2018

Senior Web Developer

Cloud4Wi

Customizable free guest WIFI/analytics platform for clients and customers.

Led a major responsive UI re-design & re-structuring of control panel, involving both front and back-end. Handled essential integration of code (HTML/CSS, JavaScript, PHP) from other developers into CakePHP-based application.

CODE/TECH USED:
PHP/MySQL, CakePHP, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, Bootstrap, Angular, Less.js, Google Charts/Maps, Oracle VirtualBox, CentOS (Linux), Ubuntu

February 2015 - February 2016

Software Engineer

Embee Mobile

Facebook application-based, virtual currency/redemption platform.

#3 technical person in company (liaison between CTO and QA team). Handled issues such as: region- and phone carrier-specific requirements (international phone number validation, integration of Spanish and Thai-language branches of the application), "Birthday Bonus" feature awarded to Facebook app users on their birthday, and many others. Edited and updated corporate website. Developed and enhanced several MVC application features and admin tools, resolved bugs, wrote database queries, dealt with security and user fraud-related issues. Maintained rigorous adherence to coding standards, testing/test-case writing, and bug reporting.

CODE/TECH USED:
PHP/MySQL, JavaScript, Facebook API, HTML5, CSS

November 2010 - February 2013

Education

Lansing Community College

Information Technology - Web Development Track

HTML/JavaScript/CSS, Java, Photoshop, Visual Basic, Oracle database systems

August 2002 - May 2005

Springboard Program

Aquent Partners - Boston, MA

Intensive Web development course (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, CGI, DHTML)


Skills

Programming Languages & Techniques
  • Responsive Design
  • Cross Browser Testing & Debugging


  • Collab Tools
    • Dropbox
    • Slack
    • Teams
    • GitHub
    • Subversion

    Interests

    Photography, music, the arts, hiking, beaches, films, Eastern philosophy.


    Strengths

    • UI/UX-centered development approach
    • Unique hybrid web apps
    • Heavy responsive/mobile-friendly design
    • Meticulous eye for detail
    • Broad array of web development skills & experience
    • Have worked with several different client types (ranging from small startups to large companies)
    • Developer as well as designer
    • Efficient self-starter with excellent communications skills.

    Show & Tell

      WordPress
    • Electrofans.com
      WordPress-driven web portal site, highly customized on the back as well as front-end

    • "Four Qualities of Happiness"
      Built-from-scratch, original WordPress theme(converted from HTML pages)



    • API integration
    • SF To Share
      location-based review-sharing app
      - JavaScript
      - PHP/MySQL
      - Google Maps API



    • JavaScript/HTML5
    • Built-from-scratch audio player (HTML5 audio)



    • PHP/MySQL/JavaScript/XML
    • Electrofans.com (previous version)
      Complete front-to-back end, integrated web platform that includes:
      - content management system (data entry, editing, and publishing),
      - online community (user profile creation, customizable playlists, messaging and instant notifications, extensible asynchronous posting and commenting system),
      - multi-category internal search engine
      - inclusion of data from several different API sources
      - internal analytics reporting
      - responsive design