Nika Kasradze, Developer in Tbilisi, Georgia
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Nika Kasradze

Verified Expert  in Engineering

Software Developer

Location
Tbilisi, Georgia
Toptal Member Since
March 16, 2022

Nika is a back-end software developer. His experience covers many of today's popular technology stacks and his code is running on half a million devices worldwide. At all times, Nika acts responsibly and communicates proactively in the best interests of his clients.

Portfolio

Quantori
Node.js, TypeScript, PostgreSQL, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
New Age Horizon
Node.js, TypeScript, JavaScript, NestJS, Jest, TypeORM, Docker, Kubernetes...
AdjaraPay
Node.js, Express.js, PostgreSQL, Sequelize, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), TypeScript...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Ubuntu, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Slack

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is Georgia's number one mobile game "Martivi Logika", available on Android and iOS and so far has over half a million downloads.

Work Experience

Node.js Developer

2022 - PRESENT
Quantori
  • Developed features, fixed bugs, and handled change requests for a Node.js app for lab workers.
  • Created and updated migrations to our relational database system.
  • Learned Azure Cognitive Search and took part in developing a search service for our app.
Technologies: Node.js, TypeScript, PostgreSQL, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Senior Node.js Developer

2021 - 2022
New Age Horizon
  • Participated as part of a team developing a new back office for a gambling platform.
  • Groomed and developed new features, fixed bugs, and optimized existing code.
  • Wrote migrations and events that synchronized data from the old back office into the new one. Used Elasticsearch in the old version, while the new one used PostgreSQL.
Technologies: Node.js, TypeScript, JavaScript, NestJS, Jest, TypeORM, Docker, Kubernetes, PostgreSQL, Git, Jenkins

Back-end Developer

2019 - 2021
AdjaraPay
  • Developed a back office for an online payment system. Allowed users to pay their utilities and bills through the system.
  • Worked as a full-stack developer for a year using Angular and Node.js.
  • Helped integrate financial APIs to securely handle the payment and card information.
Technologies: Node.js, Express.js, PostgreSQL, Sequelize, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), TypeScript, JavaScript

Full-stack Game Developer

2017 - 2019
Bonsters
  • Developed Georgia's most popular mobile game, Martivi Logika." Released on the App Store and Google Play Store.
  • Launched live competitions every month in "Martivi Logika" with about a thousand users on each launch. We used AWS infrastructure for the back end.
  • Developed a .NET app using FFmpeg for batch processing thousands of images into app-ready content (resizing, cropping, adding watermarks, etc.).
  • Developed several prototypes of games and experimental mobile graphic software in the Unity 3D game engine.
Technologies: Unity3D, C#, Amazon API Gateway, AWS Lambda, Amazon RDS

Unity 3D Developer

2016 - 2017
VRex Immersive
  • Developed a virtual reality (VR) app for virtual tours of various locations in Georgia.
  • Won at the national start-up seeding competition in Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • Developed a batch program for video transcoding for better performance of our VR app.
Technologies: Unity3D, C#, Virtual Reality (VR), Tourism

Junior Game Developer

2014 - 2016
Lemondo Entertainment
  • Developed mobile trivia games for major publishers on the App Store and Google Play Store.
  • Developed plugins for Unity 3D to access the native environment of iOS and Android using Quixel Bridge.
  • Developed and tested prototypes of new trivia games.
Technologies: Unity3D, C#

Georgia's #1 mobile game - "Martivi Logika"

With over half a million downloads on the Google Play Store alone, and published by Georgia Public Broadcasting, I developed Georgia’s number one mobile game. Working as a full-stack developer, I wrote the project in the Unity 3D game engine and used AWS API Gateway, AWS Lambda, and AWS RDS on the back end.
2010 - 2014

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

American University in Bulgaria - Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

Libraries/APIs

Node.js

Tools

Git, Sequelize, GitLab CI/CD, Jenkins, Slack

Frameworks

Express.js, NestJS, Fastify, Unity3D, Jest

Languages

TypeScript, JavaScript, C#, Bash

Storage

Redis, PostgreSQL, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Elasticsearch, Amazon DynamoDB

Platforms

AWS Lambda, Docker, Heroku, Kubernetes, Ubuntu, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Other

TypeORM, Amazon API Gateway, Amazon RDS, Command Prompt (CMD), Virtual Reality (VR), Tourism

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