Said Kholov, Software Developer in Auckland, New Zealand
Said Kholov

Software Developer in Auckland, New Zealand

Member since November 10, 2015
Said is a professional software developer with a wide set of skills and experience in computer science. He went through all the steps, from developing small websites for local businesses to continuous growth and now developing APIs as well as large eCommerce and travel web applications.
Said is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

VS Code, Node.js, React, JavaScript, Linux, WebStorm

The most amazing...

...aspect of my career has been working for big companies and bringing great value into the business.

Employment

  • Node.js & Typescript Developer

    2021 - 2022
    Fundsquire Pty Ltd
    • Built accounting platform integrations with Railz, Xero in particular, from the ground up.
    • Worked as a solo full stack developer for deployments through CircleCi, a TypeScript back end, and React and TypeScript front end.
    • Worked closely with Xero support to implement a writeback service for the system.
    • Fixed critical production issues on AWS as they were reported.
    Technologies: TypeScript, Node.js, React, Amazon Web Services (AWS), APIs, HTML, CSS, SQL, JavaScript
  • Web Developer

    2020 - 2020
    BackTracks (Toptal Client)
    • Built a complex UI for the main website and admin dashboard.
    • Worked closely with designers. Converted Figma prototypes to VueJS components and HTML pages.
    • Optimized the site on all desktop, tablet, and mobile platforms.
    • Built VueJS custom components for customer dashboard.
    Technologies: Webpack, Sass, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Vue, Webpack 4, Responsive Coding, SCSS, Functional Programming
  • Front-end Developer

    2019 - 2019
    Postmates (Toptal Client)
    • Developed custom reusable React components like sliders, switches, and toggles.
    • Worked on the user settings page, including payments integration with Stripe API.
    • Worked on a Go codebase to provide GraphQL endpoints for the main web product.
    • Created thorough documentation for debugging the Go codebase in VS Code.
    • Worked closely with designers and used Figma as the main prototyping tool.
    Technologies: Figma, Storybook, GraphQL, Apollo, Go, React, Styled-components, TypeScript, Responsive Coding, SCSS, Functional Programming
  • Front-end Developer

    2019 - 2019
    Zipmex
    • Led front-end development and built customer-facing exchange.
    • Redesigned the whole website based on Zeplin design mockups.
    • Reworked a lot of redux-form components and optimized their performance.
    • Worked mostly with WebSocket-based API documentation and data.
    • Developed data visualization components for a cryptocurrency exchange.
    Technologies: Redux Form, Redux, React, WebSockets, Node.js, PostgreSQL, Webpack 4, TypeScript, Responsive Coding, SCSS, Functional Programming
  • Senior Front-end Developer

    2017 - 2018
    Rosh Review (Toptal Client)
    • Converted the whole project from jQuery UI to a responsive Bootstrap design.
    • Worked on heavy front-end data manipulations on pure JavaScript and jQuery.
    • Coded new UI in collaboration with the team's designer. Used InVision app.
    • Worked with graphical data representation using the latest version of HighCharts.
    • Refactored front-end code. Wrote a new CSS/Sass style guide according to our design specs.
    Technologies: Highcharts, InVision, MySQL, MongoDB, JavaScript, Sass, CSS, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby, Responsive Coding, SCSS, Functional Programming
  • Senior Full-stack JavaScript Developer

    2015 - 2017
    Bauer Media Group
    • Developed an API and middle-end web applications using React, C#, and Node.js.
    • Collaborated with Australian team members on daily basis.
    • Worked on projects for Travelin.com.au and Whichcar.com.au.
    • Used different booking provider APIs to get availability and booking.
    Technologies: ZURB Foundation, jQuery, JavaScript, Git, Bootstrap, Grunt, Ubuntu, Linux, Umbraco, C#, Node.js, React, Sass, CSS3, HTML5, Responsive Coding, SCSS, SQL, Functional Programming
  • Front-end Developer

    2016 - 2016
    Firefly (Toptal Client)
    • Maintained the PostgreSQL database in the production environment.
    • Developed a dashboard for the system using React.
    • Worked out the quiz system workflow together with the stakeholders.
    • Cleaned the project from extra overhead and reduced the amount of lines without affecting functionality.
    Technologies: PostgreSQL, jQuery, JavaScript, Webpack, ES7, Emacs, Express.js, Node.js, React, Redux, Responsive Coding, SCSS, SQL, Functional Programming
  • Front-end Developer

    2014 - 2015
    Yellow Pages
    • Designed and created HTML templates on my own and collaborated with UI designers.
    • Designed and improved a custom CSS/Sass framework used by multiple teams.
    • Maintained a JavaScript Modular and MVC (Angular) approach.
    • Engaged in Agile software development daily, involving multiple teams.
    • Developed a number of email templates using Litmus.
    • Continuously developed back-end features in PHP and Python.
    Technologies: ZURB Foundation, jQuery, JavaScript, Git, Bootstrap, Grunt, Ubuntu, Linux, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Photoshop, AngularJS, Sass, CSS3, HTML5, Django, Python, PHP, Responsive Coding, SCSS, SQL, Functional Programming
  • Senior Web Developer

    2014 - 2014
    Kiwise Advertising Limited
    • Developed web projects based on WordPress CMS with custom templates.
    • Trained junior web developers and interns on WordPress and PHP frameworks.
    • Built a price comparison web application (Pricecheckfinder.co.nz).
    • Collaborated with fellow team members on the creation of the database architecture.
    Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, WordPress, Bootstrap, CodeIgniter, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, HTML, PHP, Responsive Coding, SCSS, SQL, Functional Programming
  • Web Developer

    2014 - 2014
    PTminder
    • Developed new features, specifically SMS API, Data Import Tools, and Interface conversions.
    • Provided bug testing and bug fixes (issue tracking, Git).
    • Contributed to full ongoing maintenance and updates.
    • Worked on projects Ptminder.com, a personal trainer platform, and Startsocial.co.nz, a social media toolbox.
    Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, Git, Bootstrap, Zend Framework, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, HTML, PHP, Responsive Coding, SCSS, SQL, Functional Programming
  • Senior PHP Developer

    2012 - 2014
    Online Service Group
    • Provided turnkey development for Unitedelitegroup.com, Darhan.uz/en, Hovline.com/en, Yestour.uz/en, Dj-mam6a.com/en, and Lolayuldasheva.com.
    • Built multiple websites with a team of UI/UX designers.
    • Communicated with clients on a daily basis to iron out requirements.
    Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, Third-party APIs, AngularJS, CodeIgniter, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, HTML, PHP, Responsive Coding, SCSS, SQL, Functional Programming
  • Junior PHP Web Developer

    2011 - 2012
    Vunamarketing
    • Contributed to the development of several projects as a graphic and PHP developer. I also built the company's CMS.
    • Built a back end for the Amerikaliturk.com website using in-house CMS.
    • Developed and maintained a CMS for Vunamarketing.com.
    • Built the front end for Tutorfly.com using HTML/CSS.
    Technologies: CodeIgniter, Adobe Photoshop, jQuery, CSS, HTML, PHP, Responsive Coding, SCSS, SQL, Functional Programming
  • Web Developer | Web Administrator

    2011 - 2011
    UNDP
    • Developed and maintained the website for a land reclamation and melioration project of UNDP in Uzbekistan.
    • Monitored cross-browser functionality and usability issues.
    • Edited content data based on consistency and design criteria.
    • Involved with LRF (Capacity Building of the National Irrigated Land Reclamation Fund; www.lrf.uz) project.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Adobe Photoshop, Joomla, PHP, Responsive Coding, SCSS, SQL, Functional Programming

Experience

  • PTminder
    http://ptminder.com

    A web platform for personal trainers. It helps trainers manage their clients' information, invoices, calendar events, notifications about important events, etc.

    Tools: JavaScript, Bootstrap 3, MySQL, jQuery UI, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, Zend Framework, Adobe Photoshop, Git.

  • Whichcar
    http://www.whichcar.com.au/

    A web application that helps you find the best car for yourself. It is powered by Australia's premier motoring titles and provides reviews, advice, and entertainment from respected brands such as Wheels, MOTOR, 4X4, and Street Machine.

    Tools Used: JavaScript, jQuery, Node.js, React, HTML, CSS, Grunt, Git, C#

  • Travel In
    https://www.travelin.com.au/

    Travel In helps you find a place you want to travel to. It contains over 100,000 points of interest. They've been independently verified as Australia's largest legal camping site data source. This includes locations such as national parks, caravan parks, day rest areas, showgrounds, private camping, free camping locations, and many more.

    Tools used: JavaScript, jQuery, Node.js, React, HTML, CSS, Grunt, Git, C#, Umbraco CMS

  • Yellow Pages
    http://Yellow.co.nz

    Yellow Pages helps you find business based on your location and preferences. Over 70,000 New Zealand businesses are listed on the website.

    Tools: JavaScript, AngularJS, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Bourbon, Neat, MySQL, Python, Django, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Illustrator, Git

  • White Pages
    https://whitepages.co.nz/

    Find individual businesses based on their location and preferences. Over 70,000 New Zealand businesses are listed on the website.

    Tools: JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Bourbon, Neat, Python, Django, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Illustrator, Git, MySQL

  • Start Social

    A web application that helps create Facebook campaigns and competitions and customizes everything using Facebook API.

    Tools: JavaScript, Bootstrap 3, MySQL, JQuery, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, Zend Framework, Adobe Photoshop, Git

  • Call018 Yellow

    A project to track if a person is looking for a phone number. It can be for a home or business, an 0800 or 0900 number, a mobile number, and we can even help with addresses. In most cases, you can connect to the number by pressing 1*.

    Tools used: JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3, Python, Django, Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Git

  • Yellow Labs

    The project helps to promote Yellow Pages' new products. Yellow/home is one of the projects that is being promoted currently.

    Tools: JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Bourbon, Neat, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Illustrator, Git

  • Price Check Fiinder

    A price comparison web application that provides different account types for users and merchants to manage and browse the products with the best price.

    Tools: JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap 3, PHP, CodeIgniter Framework, Adobe Photoshop

  • Amerikali Turk

    A Turkish news portal providing the latest updates in digital form for their clients. Multiple languages are supported.

    Tools: JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, CodeIgniter Framework, Adobe Photoshop, Git

  • Vuna Marketing

    A web development agency website. The agency is partnered with a US-based agency and builds products mostly for the US market.

    Tools used: JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, CodeIgniter Framework, Adobe Photoshop, Git

  • United Elite group
    https://www.unitedelitegroup.com/

    A renovation company website based in New York. They offer superb versatility with our full range of project planning, construction management, and general construction services. They are also known for unmatched client service, exceptional attention to detail, and our veteran staff of project managers, artisans, and tradesmen that guarantee lasting quality.

  • Darhan Hotel

    A website for a hotel and a business center. It's built from scratch using custom CMS. The hotel is located in the center of Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

    Tools: JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, CodeIgniter Framework, Adobe Photoshop

  • Hov Line

    A carpooling web app similar to BlaBlaCar that connects drivers and travelers. I developed the SMS API, messaging, social logins, etc.

    Tools: JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, Less, Google Maps API, SMS Gateway, PHP, CodeIgniter Framework, Adobe Photoshop, Git

  • Yestour Travel

    A web application for a tourism agency that provides data with local airlines and a variety of tourism packages.

    Tools used: JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, CodeIgniter Framework, Adobe Photoshop

  • Lola Yuldasheva's Personal Website

    A personal web page for Uzbek pop singer Lola Yuldasheva. All the latest albums can be downloaded, and concert tickets can be bought on the website.

    Tools: JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, CodeIgniter Framework, Adobe Photoshop

  • Alike Shared Space

    A promotional website for a shared space office with general information. Office spaces and rooms can be booked via the website.

    Tools: JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, Adobe Photoshop, WordPress, AWS

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, SCSS, SQL, Less, Sass, HTML5, CSS3, HTML, JavaScript, ECMAScript (ES6), ES7, CSS, C#, TypeScript, GraphQL, Ruby, Python, Java, Swift, Go, PHP 7, VB.NET
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), React-Bootstrap, Redux, Express.js, Bootstrap, CodeIgniter, ZURB Foundation, AngularJS, Bootstrap 3, JavaScript MVC, Django, Laravel, Flux, Koa, Zend Framework
  • Libraries/APIs

    Google Maps, Lodash, Immutable.js, Redux Form, React Redux, Handlebars, Sinon.JS, Chai, React, jQuery, jQuery UI, Node.js, Twitter API, Facebook API, Vue, RequireJS, Highcharts, Google Maps API, Google Maps SDK, Social APIs, Windows Forms
  • Tools

    Adobe Photoshop, Webpack, Redux Thunk, InVision, Gulp, Mocha, Bitbucket, NPM, Apache, GitLab, Git, Bourbon, Grunt, GitHub, Sketch, TeamCity, Babel, NGINX, AWS SES, AWS SDK, AWS CloudFormation, Adobe Fireworks, Sublime Text, WebStorm, Emacs, Figma, VS Code, Travis CI, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop CC, Webpack 4
  • Paradigms

    Responsive Coding, Model View Controller (MVC), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Scrum, Agile Software Development, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Functional Programming, Unit Testing, Microservices, Agile
  • Platforms

    Amazon EC2 (Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud), Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, MacOS, Joomla, WordPress, Ubuntu, Umbraco, Kubernetes, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, iOS, Android, Twilio
  • Storage

    Elasticsearch, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, MySQLi, Databases
  • Other

    Sketch to HTML, CommonJS, Software Design, Neat, Module Development, Styled-components, Software Development, UI Development, Third-party APIs, WebSockets, Apollo, Storybook, APIs, AWS, IT Project Management, Algorithms

Education

  • Pre-Master's (Level 7) Degree in Computer Science
    2014 - 2014
    AWI Group - Auckland
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    2008 - 2012
    Westminster International University - Tashkent

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