Hooman Baradaran, WordPress and Mobile Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada
Hooman Baradaran

WordPress and Mobile Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since July 11, 2017
Hooman is a freelance web and mobile developer with experience WordPress, hybrid mobile, and Flutter/Android development. He has successfully led teams and mentored developers on agile projects in large media companies for five years. Hooman is a PMP with an academic background in human-computer interaction (web usability and accessibility). He has helped companies optimize workflow, achieve top web standards, and create intuitive, accessible products that both clients and customers love.
Hooman is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Toronto, ON, Canada

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Visual Studio Code, Google App Engine, Slack, Chrome OS, Android Studio, MySQL, Jira, Shell, Linux, Git, WordPress

The most amazing...

...mobile user testing app prototype I've delivered led to the final product, which replaced an expensive 3rd-party app for a large media company.

Employment

  • Founder

    2006 - PRESENT
    Amytis IT Solutions, Inc.
    • Designed and built an educational LTI platform (TeacherTools.ca) in Laravel and Vue.js.
    • Built high traffic WordPress sites and content and media Android applications to go with it.
    • Created a multi-purpose mobile map and directory platforms in native Android as well as Flutter.
    • Developed web interfaces for Cisco devices using XSLT and JavaScript.
    Technologies: Android, Flutter, Vue.js, Laravel, WordPress, PHP, JavaScript
  • Senior Developer (Special Projects)

    2019 - 2021
    Strategic Content Labs
    • Led special WordPress projects (themes and plugins) from start to finish.
    • Developed high-traffic sites and tools for big-name clients through an agency.
    • Performed accessibility audits of websites to match WCAG and local standards.
    Technologies: Accessibility, Node.js, WordPress, PHP, JavaScript
  • Team Lead | Senior Developer

    2017 - 2019
    Postmedia Network, Inc.
    • Led and mentored teams of up to four developers achieving the best performance within the company every time. Performed agile project management duties.
    • Performed code reviews, release management, and agile activities. Consolidated major websites with thousands of lines of code into unified code.
    • Developed WordPress sites as well as Android and iOS apps for The National Post and Financial Post (major newspapers and media outlets). Performed on-site user studies to test prototype usability.
    • Developed mobile-friendly responsive WordPress themes, plugins, and functionality as a WordPress VIP developer for major media brands.
    Technologies: Node.js, React, JavaScript, Android, WordPress, PHP

Experience

  • Directory Platform for Android

    A customization directory platform for Android with a similar Flutter version to support more platforms. Includes search and the listing of locations with map display, saving favorites, getting directions, and filtering by category, to name a few.

  • Online Platform for Teachers
    https://teachertools.ca/

    An online platform to create online lesson plans by high school teachers. It was built using Laravel and Vue.js and supports LTI integration with online learning platforms. It includes access management by school principals as well as complex custom reports and PDF exports.

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, HTML, CSS
  • Tools

    Git, Shell, Jira, Android Studio, Slack
  • Platforms

    WordPress, Linux, Chrome OS, Google App Engine, Visual Studio Code, Android
  • Storage

    MySQL
  • Other

    Front-end Development, Web Accessibility, Mobile Web, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, IT Project Management, Accessibility
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, Flutter
  • Paradigms

    Agile, Usability Testing
  • Libraries/APIs

    Vue.js, Node.js, React

Education

  • Master's degree in Computer Science
    2007 - 2009
    York University - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Certifications

  • Project Manager Professional
    MARCH 2020 - PRESENT
    Project Management Institute

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