JANKO PRESTER

Software Developer

1. Summary

Software developer focused on front-end development.  More than 6 years of experience in working on numerous web projects and web applications.  Also well versed in UI and graphic design.

Creative, and flexible, motivated to make the most advanced web applications which respect the modern web standards. Originally educated as an economist and has wide range of skills outside IT field (Business analysis, accounting, Copywriting). Speaks fluent English, basic German and Mandarin Chinese.

Worked on projects including: NBA Samsung App, iHeart application, CNBC Samsung, SiriusXM multiplatform app

2. Computer skills

FRONT- END

  • JavaScript ES5/ES6
  • React.JS (with Flux or Redux)
  • HTML 5
  • CSS/CSS 3
  • SASS/LESS/COMPASS
  • Webpack
  • CSS Frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation)

BACK END

  • PHP
  • SQL/ MYSQL
  • Node.js
  • MongoDB
  • WORDPRESS / WORDPRESS DEVELOPMENT

DESIGN

  • Adobe Fireworks
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator

OTHER

  • front-end node tools: gulp, eslint, webpack
  • Unit testing: mocha, chai
  • Code-editors: Sublime Text, Notepad ++
  • Project Management Tools: Jira, Asana, Trello, #slack, Assembla

3. Work experience

ACCEDO BROADBAND HONG KONG (September 2015 – present)

Software and web developer

Key responsibilities :

  • Building application for SmartTV platforms
  • Using JavaScript and JS frameworks to develop user interface and Front-End
  • Testing and debugging
  • Team collaboration through Jira , git and other collaborative tools

 

CROATIAN EMPLOYMENT SERVICE – CES (May 2011 – Present)

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Key responsibilities :

  • Development of Knowledge base application. It was made in Visual Studio.Net by using ASP technology. I was responsible for all the tasks in building application: Graphic design, Front-end development, back end development , database design
  • QR code application: simple application for generating QR code. Built in ASP.NET
  • 2012 Web site redesign – Part of the team responsible for organizing the redesign of the CES website. Implemented changes in the content structure and new design paradigms.
  • Daily maintenance of CES website through custom CMS. Administering and improving content on the website. Optimizing content through HTML and inline CSS.
  • Various other tasks

 

 Q-ALLIANCE (December 2014 – Present)

Freelance web developer

  • Front end work as part of the development team
  • WordPress development for international clients

 

CID –CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT(Nov 2010–April 2011)

BUSNIESS ANALYSISS INTERN

Key responsibilities :

  • Communication with foreign clients
  • Database management
  • Office work (excel, word, Outlook)

 4. Education

UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB – Master’s degree in Economics (Sep 2003 – May 2009)

SPECIALITY – BUSINESS IT

IT Subjects:

  • IT Project management
  • Basics of web design
  • Programming basics
  • Simulation modeling
  • Expert systems, introduction to AI

Economics subjects:

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Marketing
  • Business analysis
  • Managements

 

NINGBO UNIVERSITY, PR CHINA. (Sep 2012 – July 2013)

CHINESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP -CHINESE LANGUAGE PROGRAM
  • Chinese language and culture

5. Achievements, interests

POSTGRADUATE PROJECT

I received a highest grade (5) in my major postgraduate project titled “The e-government system of the Republic of Estonia”. I researched successful implementation of e-government services in Estonia and its social and economic impact. I also made a possible model for similar implementation In the Croatia.

He was one of the reviewers of the “Bootstrap Essentials” book from Pact Publishing.

Since 2014 he became active member of Effective Altruist community: Janko Prester EA profile

INTERESTS

Music

For a long time I worked in the field of electronic music, both as Dj and composer/producer. I have released more than 20 tracks on various music labels. I was also responsible for organizing of music events and promotions

Other

Reading, traveling, Blogging.