Lavi Yatziv, Front End Developer in Telkwa, BC, Canada
Lavi Yatziv

Front End Developer in Telkwa, BC, Canada

Member since September 18, 2014
Lavi is a world-class front-end developer with experience working for enterprise-class organizations like Lufthansa, Okta, and DePaul University. He takes great care in delivering the best possible solutions while considering time constraints. His education with motion graphics animation affords an expansive UI vocabulary for end users. Debugging and improving the functionality of legacy code is one of Lavi's specialties, making him a versatile and innovative software engineer.
Lavi is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Paper Pieces LLC
    Dotenv, VS Code, REST, REST APIs, TypeScript, Microservices...
  • GovDocs
    PostgreSQL, Dotenv, GeoJSON, VS Code, MongoDB Shell, MongoDB Atlas, MongoDB...
  • Digital Youth Network
    PostgreSQL, Dotenv, REST, SCSS, Bootstrap, Front-end, APIs, FontAwesome...

Experience

Location

Telkwa, BC, Canada

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

VS Code, JavaScript, Git

The most amazing...

...thing I've written is an HTML5 app for in-flight entertainment that uses real-time flight data.

Employment

  • Developer | NetSuite ERP/SCA

    2020 - 2020
    Paper Pieces LLC
    • Maintained legacy code assisting support recurring/subscription services.
    • Extended a standard layout for a custom NetSuite UI Suitelet.
    • Built a custom React-based UI for bulk item (matrix/kit/package) creation conforming to product workflows and subsidiary configurations with input validation.
    • Rebuilt the company knowledge base/intranet from jQuery to a React-based one.
    • Connected Google Drive to Netsuite, granting NetSuite accounts access to files maintained in Google Sheets.
    Technologies: Dotenv, VS Code, REST, REST APIs, TypeScript, Microservices, Microservices Architecture, RESTful Microservices, Webpack, Jest, Front-end, Google Sheets API, Google Drive API, SuiteScript 1, SuiteScript 2, Lerna, GitHub, YARN, Styled-components, React, JavaScript, NetSuite API, NetSuite, RESTful APIs, RESTful Development, User Experience (UX), Test-driven Development (TDD), UI Design, UI Development, Software Engineering
  • Senior Developer

    2016 - 2020
    GovDocs
    • Transitioned a customer portal from a dated jQuery and custom NetSuite site to a modern React application, including integrations with Mongo, AWS Cognito, and S3.
    • Implemented dynamic graphs and created and maintained an interactive map using D3. I sourced GeoJSON from the USGS and US census data maps. This included preprocessing the cartographic data using the Albers projection.
    • Built NetSuite integrations for finance and fulfillment departments with third parties following RESTful patterns.
    • Facilitated the modernization of back-end scripting using build tools. Performed templates for provided context, predictable entry points, script status reporting, and rapid development of any new back-end scripts.
    • Led a team of three developers to create APIs between NetSuite and AWS to provide a feature-rich client dashboard built with React and AWS (S3, RDS, Lambda).
    • Applied Scrum methodologies within Jira to give the product team a better idea of what level of effort is involved in each feature request.
    • Imposed stricter coding standards for my team by following modern JavaScript grammar and patterns (standard and Prettier).
    • Provided additional support to the marketing team's WordPress site with custom scripting and plugin support.
    • Integrated Google analytics tools into the front-end single-page application to support marketing in future product development initiatives.
    Technologies: PostgreSQL, Dotenv, GeoJSON, VS Code, MongoDB Shell, MongoDB Atlas, MongoDB, REST, TypeScript, Microservices Architecture, RESTful Microservices, Microservices, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS, SCSS, Webpack, Jest, Bootstrap, Full-stack, Front-end, REST APIs, APIs, PostgreSQL 10.1, FontAwesome, AWS S3, Node.js, Git, React Redux, NPM, Redux, Google Maps, MySQL, GitHub, UX, CSS3, JavaScript, CSS, Web App Development, UI, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Webpack 3, JSS, Material-UI, Payment APIs, Webpack 4, SuiteScript 2, PHP, AWS Lambda, Rollup.js, React, Angular, NetSuite, RESTful Development, RESTful APIs, CRM APIs, HubSpot, User Experience (UX), Test-driven Development (TDD), D3.js, Adobe InDesign, UI Design, UI Development, UI Grid, Software Engineering, Team Leadership
  • Front-end Developer

    2015 - 2016
    Digital Youth Network
    • Supported front-end development initiatives and user interface design, specifically to be used by children ages 4 to 16.
    • Introduced modern JavaScript bundling technologies.
    • Collaborated with an entirely distributed team across four time zones.
    • Supported third-party MODx CMS plug-in integrations.
    • Facilitated development of internal front-end tools to be used by system administrators and teachers.
    Technologies: PostgreSQL, Dotenv, REST, SCSS, Bootstrap, Front-end, APIs, FontAwesome, Node.js, Git, NPM, MySQL, GitHub, UX, CSS3, CSS, UI, PHP, JavaScript, MODx, RESTful Development, RESTful APIs, User Experience (UX), UI Design, UI Development, Ajax
  • Web Developer

    2015 - 2015
    Farmer Brown Insurance
    • Facilitated a remarketing/advertising campaign Driving sales by accessible metrics.
    • 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 to foster a holistic view of customer behaviours.
    • Improved site load speed with various compression techniques and caching layers.
    • Coordinated development efforts across a small team consisting of content writers and DevOps.
    Technologies: Bootstrap, Full-stack, Front-end, CSS3, JavaScript, CSS, UI, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Payment APIs, WordPress, RESTful Development, RESTful APIs, HubSpot, Mailchimp API, User Experience (UX), UI Design, UI Development, Ajax
  • WordPress Engineer

    2014 - 2015
    High Ground Group (via Toptal)
    • Developed a responsive WordPress membership website.
    • Extended functionality and design with a child theme.
    • Utilized USAePay as a customized payment gateway for the site.
    • Improved site performance with various caching layers and minification.
    • Integrated with SendGrid for transactional emails and Mailchimp for marketing.
    • Supported Unbounce pages before the website's launch.
    • Used the Ziptastic API in signup fields for generating city and state information from a zip code.
    Technologies: Full-stack, Front-end, Adobe Photoshop, APIs, FontAwesome, UX, CSS3, CSS, UI, Payment APIs, JavaScript, PHP, WordPress, Mailchimp API, UI Design, Ajax
  • Front-end Developer

    2014 - 2014
    Taliflo
    • 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: REST, SCSS, Front-end, APIs, GitHub, CSS, UI, Vagrant, Ansible, jQuery, JavaScript, Django, Bourbon, FontAwesome, Bootstrap, Sass, CSS3, HTML5, RESTful APIs, RESTful Development, UI Design, Ajax
  • Senior Developer

    2013 - 2014
    Flight Level Media
    • 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 for the product.
    Technologies: Heroku, SCSS, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Full-stack, Front-end, APIs, Node.js, Git, JavaScript, CSS, Web App Development, UI, Gulp.js, jQuery, Kendo UI, HTML5, RESTful Development, RESTful APIs, Mailchimp API, User Experience (UX), UI Design, Ajax
  • Web Developer

    2012 - 2013
    Spark Design Web & Print
    • 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: SCSS, Front-end, APIs, Google Maps, JavaScript, CSS, UI, Payment APIs, Google SEO, Foundation CSS, Bootstrap, Adobe Photoshop, jQuery, PHP, Expression Engine, RESTful APIs, RESTful Development, UI Design, Ajax
  • Senior Web Developer

    2011 - 2012
    Achilles Media
    • Developed and maintained 20+ websites.
    • Administered and kept several mission-critical databases such as contacts, schedules, and subscriptions.
    • Provided staff instruction regarding the more advanced features of Microsoft Office and Salesforce.
    • Undertook consultation regarding VoIP technologies.
    • Advised supervisors of emerging trends in web technologies.
    • Mentored team member, another developer, to maintain core infrastructure written with Perl.
    Technologies: Events, SCSS, Full-stack, Front-end, APIs, JavaScript, CSS, UI, Payment APIs, Compass, Less, Bootstrap, Adobe Photoshop, jQuery, MySQL, PHP, Apache, Linux, RESTful Development, RESTful APIs, CRM APIs, UI Design, Team Leadership, Ajax, Perl, Salesforce, Microsoft Office, VoIP
  • Website and Database Designer

    2010 - 2010
    Theo Otesha Project
    • Developed contribution and registration portals through Salesforce integration.
    • Facilitated cultivating relationships with past and future recurrent contributors.
    • Transitioned critical database structures and operations from FileMaker to Salesforce.
    • Performed day-to-day maintenance on HTML jQuery website.
    • Fostered technical acumen among coworkers to facilitate their work.
    Technologies: Events, Salesforce, jQuery, HTML5, FileMaker, CRM APIs, UI Design, Ajax
  • Developer

    2007 - 2009
    Blomeley Communications, Ltd.
    • 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.
    • Provided nonlinear video editing using Final Cut Pro.
    Technologies: Full-stack, Front-end, Adobe Photoshop, APIs, CSS, UI, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Expression Engine, JavaScript, HTML, RESTful APIs, RESTful Development, UI Design, Ajax

Experience

  • Lakelse Air | Helicopter Services in Terrace & Northern BC

    A CMS-powered site built to showcase imagery of the helicopter services provided by Lakelse Air. This project had challenging objectives to convey the client's vision and balance those with functionality and budget. I was responsible for developing core elements of the CSS and JavaScript that elegantly scales the site from desktop to mobile screen resolutions.

  • Dze Ḻ Kant Friendship Centre
    http://dzelkant.com

    The Dze Ḻ K’ant Friendship Centre provides services to the Aboriginal community of Smithers, BC. I was asked to put together an accessible, functional, and budget-friendly WordPress site. My primary goal was to provide a site that would perform as well on mobile as on desktop. Here I created a child theme for the popular Divi theme.

  • TruckGuysTV
    http://TruckGuysTV.com

    Created a new WordPress site based on classic Flash pages. Hosted by Cloudways.

  • JavaScript Best Practices and Tips by Toptal Developers (Publication)
    This resource contains a collection of JavaScript best practices and JavaScript tips provided by our Toptal network members.

Skills

  • Languages

    CSS, CSS3, JavaScript, HTML, TypeScript, SuiteScript 2, SCSS, PHP, HTML5, Less, Sass, Kotlin, SuiteScript 1, GraphQL, Perl
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap, Material-UI, Redux, Jest, Kendo UI, Compass, Foundation CSS, Angular, YARN, Tailwind CSS
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Dotenv, React, Node.js, React Redux, REST APIs, Google Maps API (GeoJSON), Google Maps, D3.js, Google Sheets API, NetSuite API, Google Drive API, GatsbyJS, Google Geochart API, Rollup.js
  • Tools

    NPM, Adobe Photoshop, Webpack 3, GitHub, JSS, CircleCI, Webpack, Rollup, Adobe InDesign, Amazon Cognito, Gulp.js, Apache, Bourbon, Ansible, Vagrant, PhpStorm, Git, Lerna, VS Code, MongoDB Atlas, MongoDB Shell, FileMaker, Webpack 4, UI Grid
  • Paradigms

    RESTful Development, REST, Test-driven Development (TDD), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Agile Software Development, UI Design, Microservices, Microservices Architecture, Class-based OOP
  • Other

    Web App Development, UI, Front-end, Full-stack, RESTful APIs, NetSuite, APIs, Ajax, Web App Deployment, UX, AWS, GeoJSON, CRM APIs, HubSpot, User Experience (UX), Single-page Applications (SPA), UI Development, Software Engineering, Payment APIs, Expression Engine, Google SEO, FontAwesome, Styled-components, RESTful Microservices, Events, Sanity, Mailchimp API, Team Leadership, TV Broadcasting, Filming, Microsoft Office, VoIP
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Lambda, Linux, WordPress, MODx, Heroku, Salesforce, Netlify, Algolia
  • Storage

    MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, NoSQL, PostgreSQL 10.1, Firebase Realtime Database, AWS S3

Education

  • Diploma Degree in Television Broadcasting
    2006 - 2008
    Algonquin College - Ottawa
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Film Studies
    2004 - 2008
    Carleton University - Ottawa

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