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Lavi Yatziv

Lavi Yatziv

Telkwa, BC, Canada
Member since September 18, 2014
Lavi's work is situated at the juncture between digital and traditional media. As a versatile and innovative front-end developer, he's skilled in adopting new methods and languages to solve complex problems. Troubleshooting and improving functionality for existing websites are among his specialties.
Lavi is now available for hire
  • JavaScript, 9 years
  • Adobe Photoshop, 9 years
  • Sass, 4 years
  • NPM, 3 years
  • Agile Software Development, 2 years
  • Gulp.js, 2 years
  • NetSuite API, 1 year
  • AngularJS, 1 year
Telkwa, BC, Canada
Preferred Environment
OS X, PhpStorm, Git
The most amazing...
...thing I've written is an HTML5 App for in-flight entertainment that uses real-time flight data.
  • Web Developer
    Farmer Brown (via Toptal)
    2015 - 2015
    • Facilitated a remarketing/advertising campaign.
    • Liaised with an animation company to produce a high quality promotional video.
    • Designed, developed, and deployed a site-wide redesign.
    • Created a new live quoting system for lead generation.
    • Reworked Google Analytics to provide more valuable insights with customers.
    • Integrated the site with ZenDesk and HubSpot.
    • Improved site load speed with various compression techniques and caching layers.
    Technologies: WordPress
  • WordPress Engineer
    High Ground Group (via Toptal)
    2014 - 2015
    • Developed a responsive WordPress membership site.
    • Extended functionality and design with a Child Theme.
    • Used USAePAY as a customized payment gateway.
    • Improved site performance with various caching layers and minification.
    • Integrated with SendGrid for transactional emails and MailChimp for marketing.
    • Supported Unbounce pages before launch.
    • Used the Ziptastic API in signup fields for generating city and state information from a zip code.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, JavaScript
  • Front-end Developer
    2014 - 2014
    • Prototyped a web application designed to facilitate peer-to-peer value exchanges.
    • Used object-oriented JavaScript/jQuery to filter and sort tabular data supported by a JSON data set.
    • Used Vagrant to create virtual machines running Linux governed by Ansible playbooks.
    • Templated using Django, faciliated by Pinax.
    • Participated in branding and marketing initiatives.
    Technologies: HTML5/CSS3, Sass, Bootstrap, Font Awesome, Bourbon, Django, JavaScript, jQuery, Ansible, Vagrant
  • Senior Developer
    Flight Level Media
    2013 - 2014
    • Built a responsive HTML5 App to be used while in flight.
    • Administered third-party technology providers including Airbrake and Heroku.
    • Undertook on-site development and hardware integration.
    • Provided advice and insights regarding web technologies and ICT solutions.
    • Created a brochure-style corporate website.
    Technologies: HTML5, Kendo UI, jQuery, Gulp.js
  • Web Developer
    Spark Design Web & Print
    2012 - 2013
    • Developed and upgraded websites powered by ExpressionEngine.
    • Installed and upgraded various modules/plugins/extensions for clients.
    • Converted PSDs to responsive HTML5.
    • Developed a rapid deployment payload to ramp up new sites.
    • Developed custom plugins to facilitate unsupported APIs.
    Technologies: ExpressionEngine, PHP, jQuery, Photoshop, Bootstrap, Foundation, SEO
  • Senior Web Developer
    Achilles Media
    2011 - 2012
    • Actively developed and maintained ~20 sites.
    • Administered and maintained several “mission critical” databases (of contacts, schedules, subscriptions, etc.).
    • Provided staff instruction regarding the more advanced features of Microsoft Office and Salesforce.
    • Undertook consultation regarding VoIP technologies.
    • Was responsible for informing supervisors of emerging trends in web technologies.
    Technologies: Linux, Apache, PHP, MySql, jQuery, Photoshop, Bootstrap, LESS, Compass
  • Developer
    Blomeley Communications LTD.
    2007 - 2009
    • Undertook web development with traditional tools like Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Flash.
    • Created efficient networks with minimal hardware.
    • Provided consultation on network technologies, Microsoft Server 2003, SQL, and Microsoft Office.
    • Created motion graphics animations to be used with training and promotional videos.
    • Nonlinear video editing using Final Cut Pro.
    Technologies: HTML, JavaScript, ExpressionEngine
  • Languages
    JavaScript, LESS, SQL, HTML5, PHP, CSS3, Sass, SuiteScript 1, Haml
  • Frameworks
    ZURB Foundation, AngularJS, Bootstrap, Kendo UI
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery, Handlebars, Google Maps, NetSuite API, Google Geochart API, Node.js, Underscore.js
  • Tools
    Adobe Photoshop, PhpStorm, Gulp.js, NPM
  • Platforms
    Expression Engine, WordPress, MODx, Salesforce
  • Paradigms
    Agile Software Development, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Model View Controller (MVC), Class-based OOP
  • Storage
  • Misc
  • Diploma degree in Television Broadcasting
    Algonquin College - Ottawa
    2006 - 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Studies
    Carleton University - Ottawa
    2004 - 2008
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