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About Me

Hi! I’m Cornel Nichita UI/UX and Front end Developer

And I absolutely love what I do. Art and technology have always been two great inspiration in my life. Over time, both passions have merged and evolved into what they are today. I think working hard, looking for ways to expand and share my skills, I will always go ahead.

I am a friendly guy, a fast learner and an extremely detail-oriented individual - methodical, structured and organized. I blieve in sharing the things I learn and I really hope people who visit this site can take something away with them.

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Specialties

Coded using modern front-end frameworks including site architecture, graphics design, unit tested, tracked and fix all the defects HTML5, CSS3 /SASS, Bootstrap, Java Script, JavaScript Frameworks (AngularJS, Ext JS , jQuery, jQuery Mobile), Ajax, XML, JSON, 3rd party APIs and launch of the design WCAG 2.0 AAA Web accessibility web site.

Excellent experience in Search Engine Optimization, Google Analytics, Google PageSpeed insights, Google Mobility Test, Speed Optimization, Website loading time improvement and Google Webmaster tools.

HTML 5

HTML5

It is the fifth and current version of the HTML standard. It is a new version of the language HTML, with new elements, attributes and behaviors and a larger set of technologies that allows more diverse and powerful Web sites and applications.

CSS 3

CSS3

CSS3 is the latest evolution of the Cascading Style Sheets language and aims at extending CSS2.1. It brings a lot of long-awaited novelties, like rounded corners, shadows, gradients, transitions or animations, as well as new layouts like multi-columns, flexible box or grid layouts.

JavaScript

JavaScript

JavaScript is a programming language that is run by most modern browsers. It supports object-oriented programming and procedural programming. It can be used to control web pages on the client side of the browser, server-side programs and even mobile applications.

jQuery

jQuery

jQuery is not a language, but it is a well written JavaScript code. jQuery it is a fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating and Ajax interactions for rapid web development.

AngularJS

Angular 2

AngularJS is by far the most popular JavaScript framework available today for creating web applications. And now Angular 2 and TypeScript are bringing true object oriented web development to the mainstream, in a syntax that is strikingly close to Java 8.



Resume

Objective

Focussed and adaptable senior software developer experienced with all stages of the software application development life cycles for high paced complex projects

Skills

  • Efficient in Agile and Iterative Waterfall Software Development Life cycles
  • Able to establish efficient business relationships to address clarity in user requirements
  • Able to lead group of developers (on/off shore) to deliver the end product for the customer
  • Experienced UX designer in complex platforms (BMO Online Banking for Business)
  • Programming languages: Java Script, Angular 4, Node.js, TypeScript,  Ajax, JSON, Ext JS , Sencha Touch, jQuery, jQuery Mobile, HTML5, CSS3/SASS, Bootstrap, Java/J2EE, PHP
  • Experience in using various APIs
  • Good knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver)
  • Excellent experience in Search Engine Optimization, Google Analytics, Google Page Speed insights, Google Mobility Test, Speed Optimization, Website loading time improvement and Google Webmaster tools
  • DevOps tools: Jira, Confluence, BitBucket, GIT, Bamboo, Jenkins, (Maven), SonarQube, jProfiler
  • Application Logging and Monitoring: Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana (ELK)
  • Configuration Management: Clear Case, Clear Quest
  • Test automation tools: Zephyr, Selenium, Appium, SoapUI

Education and Certifications

  • Master Degree in Engineering, Transylvania University, Brasov, Romania
  • Open Web Application Security Project courses (OWASP) – 2017
  • Java programming (IBM)
  • Object-oriented programming on the Java platform (IBM)
  • Online Training Certificate www.lynda.com (web design & development)

Professional experience:

March 2017 – Present - Senior Application Developer, EMBROSS - Toronto, Canada.

Job description:
  • Design solutions, write reusable React components using React/Redux, perform unit testing, and facilitate final delivery.
  • Integrate different devices (passport and ID scanner, finger print scanner, biometric facial image auto capture camera, printer) with Self-Service Kiosk platform.

August 2011 – March 2017 - Senior  Software Developer, Bank of Montreal, P&C Canada Treasury Payment Services, Online Banking for Business (OLBB) - Toronto, Canada.

Job description:
  • Assessed, coordinated and communicate with Line of Business, Developers, Architects, Business Analyst, Testers and Project Managers the business requirements including user experience requirements for development, testing, implementation and support for following services in OLBB: Account Information Reporting, Account Transfer Shared Services, Foreign Exchange Web Approvals and Enhancement, Wire Payments and Mobile Approvals
Projects responsibilities
  • Coded using modern front-end frameworks including site architecture, graphics design, unit tested, tracked and fix all the defects HTML5, CSS3 /SASS, Bootstrap (Responsive Web Design), Java Script, JavaScript Frameworks (AngularJS, Ext JS , jQuery, jQuery Mobile), Ajax, XML, JSON, 3rd party APIs and launch of the design WCAG 2.0 AAA Web accessibility web site using screen reader testing: JAWS (Job Access With Speech), VoiceOver (OSx and IOS), Talkback (Android)
  • Project implementation cycle no longer than one month to achieve higher return on investment, using Jira, Git/Stash, Jenkins, (Maven), Clear Case, Clear Quest
  • Participated in meetings with the business sponsor to define requirements to achieve great customer experience (self-serve, guide, simplify, understand). Created mock-ups, images or graphics using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or Fireworks
  • Participated in meeting with BAs to provide inputs for logical business flows and detail specifications for the products in Online Business for Banking.
  • Reduced amount of requirement documentation by using detailed mockups reusable for the web development and user demo offered to the clients part of the on-boarding package.
  • Coded critical use cases in the business layer module for the new services in Online Banking for Business
  • Led and participated in code reviews
  • Coordinated with offshore and onshore developers for detailed design and coding specifications. Tracked work progress in short daily standing meetings.
  • Created Delivery letter and System Build Guide for implementing and hosting on the system and on web server.
  • Provided assistance during production implementation and post implementation phases to ensure successfully delivery and resolution of critical production defects.
  • Led the discussions for analyzing and prioritizing the production defects and include in sprints for next deliveries
  • Analyzed emerging technologies/tools and coordinated with solution and enterprise architects for adoption in Online Banking for Business platform

April 2010 – March 2011 - Web Designer/Developer - Bash Interactive INC. - Toronto, Canada

  • Creation and maintenance of many Web sites and applications for corporate, non-profit and other clients.
  • Performed the full spectrum of Web-related tasks, including rapid prototyping, design and layout, graphics creation and optimization, server-side programming (primarily PHP), MySQL databases, AJAX interactivity, standards-compliant XHTML and CSS, testing, training, hosting, security, traffic generation and ongoing updates.

March 2009 – August 2011 - Freelance Web Designer/Developer

  • Lead designer and developer for the web sites. Utilized contemporary design to create concise web sites for specific client needs. Edited the sites using CSS, HTML, JavaScript, MySQL, Adobe Flash, PHP, ASP.net and form processing. Created and assembled web graphics, including brochures and advertisements. Designed email blasts and newsletters for site launches and event announcements. Responsibilities include cross-browser front end user interface design to back end functionality.

Languages

English, French, Romanian

Hobbies

Architectural history, digital photography, extreme programming

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Contact

Address

65 Wheeling Drive,
Toronto, ON, M1C 3X2
Canada

Let’s work together

Copyright © 2017 Cornel Nichita. All rights reserved.

Hi there! I’m Cornel Nichita

UI/UX and Front end Developer based in Toronto, Canada

Online Banking for Business - Demo

Client:
Bank of Montreal
UI/UX Design and Front end Development
 
Language:
English
Notes:
UX design, Ext JS, Ajax, JSON,
WCAG 2.0 AAA Web accessibility
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Services bancaires en ligne pour entreprises - démo

Client:
Bank of Montreal
UI/UX Design and Front end Development
 
Language:
French
Notes:
UX design, Ext JS, Ajax, JSON,
WCAG 2.0 AAA Web accessibility
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www.bmoharris.com

Client:
BMO Harris
UI/UX Design and Front end Development
 
Language:
English
Notes:
UX design, Ext JS, Ajax, JSON,
WCAG 2.0 AAA Web accessibility
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3D printing Directory

Client:
Personal Work
UI/UX Design WordPress
 
Language:
English
Responsive web design (RWD)
 
Notes:
Google Maps API
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Real Estate Directory

Client:
Personal Work
UI/UX Design Front and Back End Development
 
Language:
Romanian
Responsive web design (RWD)
 
Notes:
Google Maps API
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Real Estate Directory

Client:
Personal Work
UI/UX Design Front and Back End Development
 
Language:
Romanian
Responsive web design (RWD)
 
Notes:
Google Maps API
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Lash & Beauty Spa

Client:
Amy
UI/UX Design Front and Back End Development
 
Language:
English
Responsive web design (RWD)
 
Notes:
Search engine optimization (SEO)
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MOTORCYCLE TOURS AND TRAVEL PACKAGES

Client:
Ridingwolf
UI/UX Design Front and Back End Development
 
Language:
English
Responsive web design (RWD)
 
Notes:
Search engine optimization (SEO)
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Placement Agency

Client:
Global Talent Placement Inc.
UI/UX Design Front and Back End Development
 
Language:
English
Notes:
Search engine optimization (SEO)
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Orthodox Christian newspaper

Client:
Personal Work
UI/UX Design Front and Back End Development
 
Language:
Romanian
Responsive web design (RWD)
 
Notes:
Search engine optimization (SEO)
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Romanian Orthodox Church

Client:
Personal Work
UI/UX Design Front and Back End Development
 
Language:
Romanian
Responsive web design (RWD)
 
Notes:
Search engine optimization (SEO)
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Romanian Orthodox Church

Client:
Personal Work
UI/UX Design Front and Back End Development
 
Language:
Romanian
Responsive web design (RWD)
 
Notes:
Search engine optimization (SEO)
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