DANIEL  KAZMER        webshifted.com
 
EXPERIENCE: RogersToronto, Ontario8/2015 — 12/2016
Front End Developer
Contracted as technical support for both the Digital Optimization and Analytics teams. Primary product owner of Adobe DTM (Dynamic Tag Manager). Played key role in migrating from sCode analytics to DTM. Responsible for tagging both Rogers and Fido site-wide user activity on both desktop and mobile platforms. Occasionally updating site content on the FED "swat" team. Heavy use of JavaScript in all realms.

Nuage TelecomToronto, Ontario1/2015 — 7/2015
Software Developer
Built the front end for the Chat component of a large communications web application that also includes telecom, voice messaging and meetings. The app is braced by AngularJS.

The Chat component is full-featured, complete with 1-to-1 / group chat, links and attachments managers, contacts and recent history managers, and a custom, flat-icon emoticon feature. Uses socket.io, moment.js for date / time display. Also features 'delivered', 'not delivered', 'seen' and by whom, and who's currently typing. It's mobile-first responsive using CSS media queries.

Other tasks included building the user-preferences interface for all components of the app, and building the callflows for the telecom system, and the User / Department management forms. All tasks made use of HTML5, CSS3, LESS, OO JavaScript, jQuery & AngularJS.

TemboSocial Inc.Toronto, Ontario1/2014 — 7/2014
Web Application Front end Developer
TemboSocial develops various web software for banks and other big companies, to assess employee engagement, and action the resulting data. I worked on 3 major projects; two of which on a virtually solo basis, and the last being a larger team effort.
  • RBC Someday is a single-page, responsive website for Royal Bank personnel to express their own "someday" stories for the 2014 Sochi winter olympics. (Techs include JavaScript, jQuery, masonry.js, AJAX & JSON)
  • BMO Ideas: Applied a custom Bank of Montreal -themed skin to the Tembo-owned Ideas application, which is a platform to collect and discuss user ideas. (Techs include JavaScript, PHP, Smarty & lots of CSS)
  • Ideas v2 comes with more features, and a cleaner design and framework. The task was to update v1 with current and more efficient web technologies. Based on the design & business specs, I built and styled the HTML, and wrote much of the JavaScript logic.
Kolody Inc.Toronto, Ontario8/2012 — 10/2013
Developer
Played key roles in both the internal and "advertising" departments in an agile environment. In the former I helped to technologically upgrade the Pangaea360 web application to use JavaScript Backbone, then add brand new features such as a dashboard and a project ticket system, after having written extensive functional specifications. Pangaea360 (now Leafcutter) is an all-in-one online app that helps a small business manage itself. (Techs include OO JavaScript, jQuery, Backbone & Bootstrap)

In the latter I built the display and core functionality for the websites of such clients as Nikon and Pfizer. I helped to build the website for CallBS, the anti-bullying / mental health enterprise, and was responsible for creating the iPhone and Android native mobile app counterparts using Xcode, Eclipse and PhoneGap.

Buzz InteractiveToronto, Ontario8/2007 — 4/2012
Multimedia Designer
• Lead designer and content manager for TD Bank: [+]

including several web ad campaigns, in-branch animated digital signage pieces, logos, and micro sites using HTML, CSS & XML. Created new sub-brands and corresponding logo packages and Brand Standards Guides. As the front-end developer, I also managed and updated the TD intranet website.
 

• Interface designer for The Beer Store: [+]

Built two Flash pieces for in-store HD screens across Canada: the BIG TEN showcase & weekly deals pricelist, using ActionScript and 3D animation. Also designed an easy-to-use web interface for different levels of management to control said pricelist.
 

• Interface and graphics designer and UX for Petzooba: [+]

Petzooba.com is an ecard community for pet lovers, with a market-focused collection of photo-personalizable & "talking" ecards. Using XHTML, CSS & Javascript, I collaborated with the PHP coder / database manager, the Flash developer and the ecard animators to help breathe life into the project. I've also scripted (PHP & AS3) and installed technology for Talking eCards.
 

• UI design and development for company website: [+]

Used an organized mix of HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery and AJAX to design and construct a modern and intuitive version two.
 

Other tasks included preparing PowerPoint & Keynote presentations,
an overhaul of the company website, and general web maintenance.
PROJECTS:sGlide 
A super flexible and light-weight jQuery plugin that generates a simple, feature-rich & mobile ready slider, which can be easily customized and styled using regular CSS.
Used by Leafcutter and Nuage. Also available on Github and NPM.
sGlide.range 
A derivative of sGlide. Select the range between custom min and max numbers. Returns selected range numbers and percentage values. Uses optional smart snapping. Apply your own CSS. Also available on Github and NPM.
EDUCATION:George Brown College graduate in 2005, majoring in new media, minoring in English and specializing in web design & development. Excelled in the classroom, and largely self-taught in the more advanced web technologies. Works/pieces were consistently either on display, or used as examples.
SKILLS:SkillProficiencyExperience
HTML[5], CSS[3]expertsince 1998
JavaScript, XML, JSONadvancedsince 2004
JQuery, Bootstrapadvancedsince 2009
Responsive techniques advancedsince 2013
AngularJSmoderatesince 2015
LESS (css preprocessor)moderatesince 2013
PHPmoderatesince 2009
GIT, SVNmoderatesince 2012
 
— software —
 
Adobe Creative Suiteadvancedsince release
• Photoshopexpertsince 2000
• Illustratoradvancedsince 2005
• Flashadvancedsince 2002
• After Effectsmoderatesince 2003
3D Studio MAXmoderatesince 2003
Sublime Textadvancedsince 2012
LANGUAGES:LanguagesProficiency
EnglishFluent - Wide Knowledge
FrenchConversational - Limited
HungarianConversational - Advanced
REFERENCES: Available: [expand]Available upon request.
 
MORE INFO: LinkedIn:ca.linkedin.com/pub/daniel-kazmer/42/858/14
  Github:https://github.com/dkazmer
NPM:https://www.npmjs.org/~dkazmer