Summary

A software engineer and occasional blogger. My expertise is in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, React, Angular, GatsbyJS, jQuery, Photoshop, and a little C#.

Professional experience

Software Engineer

ScaleFocus

Apr 2019 – Present

Responsible for the front-end development of a CRM application:

  • Working with Aurelia framework.

Software Developer

Prevalent Inc.

Sep 2018 – Mar 2019

Responsible for the front-end development of a risk assessment application:

  • Working with React framework and Jest for unit testing.
  • Working on migrating multiple projects from JavaScript to TypeScript.
  • Creating for Prevalent a unified theme with JSS.
  • Proficient in Kendo UI for React and Material UI for React.
  • Working and helping closely with the product designer.
  • Working with JIRA and GitHub

Front-end developer

New Venture Software

Dec 2016 – Aug 2018

Responsible for creating and overseeing all front-end designs, including:

  • Working with frameworks such as Angular and ASP.NET Core.
  • Writing technical blog posts.
  • Creating widgets on Sitefinity CMS with C#.
  • Using preprocessor tools like SASS, LESS, and PugJS (Jade).
  • Proficient in Kendo UI for jQuery and Angular.
  • Working with Git as version control system.
  • Working on projects using Gulp and Grunt build systems.

Front-end developer

New Horizons Bulgaria

Feb 2015 – Nov 2016

Worked as a front-end developer and marketing specialist. Main responsibility is to support and develop all New Horizons Bulgaria online presence. Trained 150+ people from National Revenue Agency throughout Bulgaria with a special personalized course in the field of e-commerce, e-payment and how to identify people.

  • Developing and designing websites.
  • Creating entirely different landing pages on a DNN CMS (ASP.NET) without admin rights.
  • Developed responsive emails.
  • Working Google Tag Manager, Google Optimize, and Google Analytics.
  • Optimizing websites with Google Page Insights.
  • Optimizing web pages for cross browsers and cross platforms compatibility.
  • Creating resources like graphics and videos with most of Adobe Creative Cloud apps.
  • Advertising on Facebook and Google.

Front-end developer

Self-Employed

Jul 2014 – Nov 2016

Experienced with HTML5, PugJS (Jade), CSS3, Sass, JavaScript and jQuery.

  • Creating responsive websites that are covering all of Google guidelines.
  • Creating video clips with Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects for web pages.
  • Using markup languages and Structured Data all projects.

Owner

Gizdia Ltd

Apr 2011 – Apr 2014

One of the creators of an online store for fashion accessories. Managed every aspect of the company’s planning, prioritization, pace, and processes.

  • Designing and developing an e-commerce website.
  • Increasing sales with search engine optimization.
  • Using advertising tools such as Facebook Ads and Google AdWords.
  • Creating a marketing strategy that includes target group definition, advertising campaign, pricing and customer behavior research.
  • Experienced in negotiations with international (US, China, Spain, Pakistan) and local partners.
  • Cash flow and project management.

Specialist

A1 (Mobiltel)

Sep 2008 – Apr 2011

Professional career started at Mobiltel (A1), two years before graduating from the Technical University. Recognized and promoted annually for exceptional results.

  • Rewarded “Most active contributor” for optimizing the Mobiltel Services.
  • Collaborated with the rest of the departments to ensure customer feedback is addressed and utilized to improve the company services.
  • Actively participated in the successful implementation of the CRM’s billing project, which was the number one priority for the company at this time.
  • Trained outsourced customer support team of 30+ individuals.
  • Delegated the communication management with Bulgarian Commission for Consumer Protection and the Communications Regulation Commission.
  • Experience in a cross up sales segment including internet and broadband services for the “Marketing” Department.

Certificates

  • PRINCE2 Foundation - PEOPLECERT, License GR633036432PS
  • HTML/CSS, JavaScript - Codeschool.com 2014
  • CS50x Introduction to Computer Science - Harvard University 2013
  • Microeconomics Principles - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2013
  • Microeconomics - University of California, Irvine 2013
  • Introduction to Philosophy - The University of Edinburgh 2013
  • Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part I & Part II - University of Virginia 2013
  • Developing Innovative Ideas for Companies - University of Maryland, College Park 2013
  • A Beginner's Guide to Irrational Behavior - Duke University 2013
  • Competitive Strategy - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen 2013

Education

  • Master of Business Administration - New Bulgarian University 2014
  • Bachelor of Industrial Management - Sofia Technical University 2010
  • Mathematics, English and Computer Science - Plovdiv Math School 2004

Additional information

  • Languages: English (fluent), German (basic)
  • Computer Proficiency: Excel, Power Point, Access, CSS, Sass, HTML5, JS, SQL, Photoshop, Illustrator, C Programming, PHP, Linux
  • Other: Traveled in over 20 countries, Investing in US Stock Markets, Interested in tennis, basketball and cycling