Nikola Babic, Software Developer in Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia
Nikola Babic

Software Developer in Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia

Member since August 24, 2016
Nikola is a senior front-end developer with years of experience converting design files to clean and up-to-standards HTML and CSS code. Besides HTML and CSS, he's an expert in using SASS/Compass CSS preprocessor, using BEM and SMACSS methodologies to organize HTML/CSS, and jQuery for light JavaScript tasks. Nikola is a communicative guy who has worked as part of both smaller and large teams producing optimized, lightweight reusable code.
Nikola is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • HTML 5 years
  • CSS 5 years
  • Subversion (SVN) 4 years
  • Git 4 years
  • Sass 4 years
  • jQuery 4 years
  • Compass 4 years

Location

Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Adobe Photoshop, Git, Sublime Text, MacOS

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on was the RebelMouse platform; I was tasked with handling styling tasks for various new features added to the platform.

Employment

  • Developer (UI Screen Mocks to CSS/HTML)

    2018 - 2018
    Vantage (via Toptal)
    • Assist the front-end team with a couple of projects.
    • Converted design files into clean and reusable HTML/SCSS code.
    • Worked on an existing project by creating pages with reusable HTML/CSS components.
    Technologies: Git, SCSS, CSS, HTML
  • Front-end Engineer

    2016 - 2017
    Ulab (via Toptal)
    • Converted design files to a clean, responsive, and cross browser compatible with HTML/CSS.
    • Working with a D3.js plugin and modified it to graphically display data according to the client's specification.
    • Set up and worked with the database.
    • Created a dashboard and connected pages to it.
    • Onboarded new members.
    Technologies: JavaScript, MySQL, PHP, jQuery, CSS, HTML
  • Front-end Developer

    2015 - 2016
    RebelMouse
    • Sliced PSD files into responsive, mobile-friendly code.
    • Organized and developed features.
    • Updated and refactored old code.
    • Created and tracked tasks.
    • Reviewed and maintained code quality.
    • Assisted in integrating new members into the team.
    Technologies: Git, CSS, XML, Mustache, HTML
  • Front-end Developer

    2014 - 2015
    Vega IT Sourcing
    • Converted design files into responsive web pages.
    • Created and tracked front-end tasks.
    • Refactored old code.
    • Communicated with the client and their design team.
    • Assisted in integrating new members into the team.
    Technologies: Subversion (SVN), Git, jQuery, Compass, Sass, CSS, HTML

Experience

  • Campus Rush
    https://www.si.com/campusrush

    Campus Rush is Sports Illustrated's site dedicated to college sports. I was tasked with implementing style changes to the platform appearance to match the provided design. I worked with the back-end team members to provide the client with the best possible solutions, created and tracked front-end tasks, performed code reviews, and did maintenance.

  • RebelMouse
    http://www.rebelmouse.com

    During the time I was a part of the RebelMouse team, I was tasked with styling numerous new features added to the platform. Some of the features were newly added polls and quizzes, image sliders, social website sharing tools, bookmarklet, and image cropping tools. All of the new platform features needed to be styled according to the design provided for each of the client's websites. I wrote clean and reusable code and created mobile friendly features.

  • PAPER Magazine
    http://www.papermag.com/

    Paper is a NY-based magazine focusing on art, film, music, and popular culture. I was tasked with implementing the style changes to the platform's appearance to match the provided design, creating and tracking front-end tasks, performing code reviews, and maintenance.

Skills

  • Languages

    HTML, CSS, Sass, PHP, SCSS, XML, JavaScript
  • Frameworks

    Compass
  • Tools

    Git, Sublime Text, Adobe Photoshop, Subversion (SVN)
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Mustache
  • Paradigms

    BEM, SMACSS
  • Platforms

    MacOS
  • Storage

    MySQL

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