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

Software Developer in Auckland, New Zealand

Member since September 14, 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

Part-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

  • Web Developer

    2020 - 2020
    BackTracks
    • Built a complex UI.
    • Worked closely with designers.
    • Optimized the site on all desktop, tablet, and mobile platforms.
    Technologies: Webpack, Sass, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML
  • Front-end Developer

    2019 - 2019
    Postmates (via Toptal)
    • 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 Figma.
    Technologies: Figma, Storybook, GraphQL, Apollo, Go, React, Styled Components, TypeScript
  • Front-end Developer

    2019 - 2019
    Zipme (via Toptal)
    • Led front-end development.
    • Redesigned the whole website based on Zeplin design mockups.
    • Reworked a lot of redux-form components.
    • Worked mostly with WebSocket-based API documentation and data.
    • Developed data visualization components for a cryptocurrency exchange.
    Technologies: Redux Form, Redux, React, WebSockets
  • Senior Front-end Developer

    2017 - 2018
    Rosh Review (via Toptal)
    • Converted the whole project from jQuery UI to a responsive Bootstrap design.
    • Worked on heavy front-end data manipulations.
    • 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
  • Senior Full-stack JavaScript Developer

    2015 - 2017
    Bauer Media Group
    • Developed an API and middle-end web applications.
    • Collaborated with Australian team members.
    • 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
  • Front-end Developer

    2016 - 2016
    Firefly (via Toptal)
    • Maintained the PostgreSQL database.
    • Developed a dashboard for the system.
    • Worked out the quiz system workflow.
    • Cleaned the project from extra overhead.
    • Supported generating PDFs in Node.js.
    Technologies: PostgreSQL, jQuery, JavaScript, Webpack, ES7, Emacs, Express.js, Node.js, React, Redux
  • Front-end Developer

    2014 - 2015
    Yellow Pages
    • Designed and created HTML templates.
    • Designed and improved a CSS/Sass framework.
    • Maintained a JavaScript Modular and MVC (Angular) approach.
    • Engaged in Agile software development.
    • Developed email templates (Litmus).
    • Developed back-end features in PHP.
    Technologies: ZURB Foundation, jQuery, JavaScript, Git, Bootstrap, Grunt, Ubuntu, Linux, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Photoshop, AngularJS, Sass, CSS3, HTML5, Django, Python, PHP
  • Senior Web Developer

    2014 - 2014
    Kiwise Advertising Limited
    • Developed web projects based on WordPress CMS.
    • Trained web developers.
    • Built a price comparison web application (Pricecheckfinder.co.nz).
    • Mentored junior developers.
    • Created database architecture for the projects.
    Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, WordPress, Bootstrap, CodeIgniter, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, HTML, PHP
  • Web Developer

    2014 - 2014
    PTminder
    • Developed new features (SMS API, Data Import Tools, Interface conversions).
    • Provided bug testing and bug fixes (issue tracking, Git).
    • Collaborated with team members on project tasks.
    • Contributed to full ongoing maintenance and updates.
    • Worked on projects Ptminder.com (personal trainer platform) and Startsocial.co.nz (social media toolbox).
    Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, Git, Bootstrap, Zend Framework, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, HTML, PHP
  • 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.
    Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, Third-party APIs, AngularJS, CodeIgniter, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, HTML, PHP
  • Junior PHP Web Developer

    2011 - 2012
    Vunamarketing
    • Contributed to the development of several projects as a graphic and PHP developer, responsible for building the company's CMS.
    • Built the back end for Amerikaliturk.com.
    • Developed a CMS for Vunamarketing.com.
    • Contributed to the ongoing development of Wsddev3.com/dev/jasondwhite.
    • Built the front end for Tutorfly.com.
    Technologies: CodeIgniter, Adobe Photoshop, jQuery, CSS, HTML, PHP
  • Web Developer and Web Administrator

    2011 - 2011
    UNDP
    • Developed and maintained the website.
    • 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.
    • Facilitated continuous site growth.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Adobe Photoshop, Joomla, PHP

Experience

  • PTminder (Development)
    http://ptminder.com

    A web platform for personal trainers. It helps trainers manage their clients' information, invoice them, create calendar events, notify about important events, etc.

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

  • Whichcar (Development)
    http://www.whichcar.com.au/

    A web application that helps you find the best car for yourself.

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

  • Travel In (Development)
    https://www.travelin.com.au/

    Helps you find a place you want to travel to.

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

  • Yellow Pages (Development)
    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 (Development)

    Find individual business based on the 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 (Development)
    http://startsocial.co.nz

    A web application helping to create Facebook campaigns and competitions and customize everything using Facebook API.

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

  • Call018 Yellow (Development)

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

  • Yellow Labs (Development)

    The project that 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 (Development)
    http://pricecheckfinder.co.nz/

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

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

  • Amerikali Turk (Development)
    http://www.amerikaliturk.com/

    A Turkish news portal providing the latest updates in digital form for their clients.

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

  • Vuna Marketing (Development)

    A web development agency website.

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

  • United Elite group (Development)

    A renovation company website.

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

  • Darhan Hotel (Development)

    A website for a hotel.

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

  • Hov Line (Development)
    http://www.hovline.com/en

    A carpooling web app. Similar to https://www.blablacar.com/. Connects drivers and travelers. 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 (Development)

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

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

  • Lola Yuldasheva's Personal Website (Development)
    http://lolayuldasheva.com/

    A personal web page for Uzbek pop singer Lola Yuldasheva.

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

  • Alike Shared Space (Development)
    http://alike.co.nz/

    A promotional website for a shared space office.

    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
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), React-Bootstrap, Redux, Express.js, Bootstrap, CodeIgniter, ZURB Foundation, AngularJS, Bootstrap 3, JavaScript MVC, Flux, Django, Laravel, 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.js, RequireJS, Highcharts
  • Tools

    Adobe Photoshop, Webpack, Redux Thunk, InVision, Gulp.js, 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
  • Paradigms

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

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

    Elasticsearch, AWS S3, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB
  • Other

    Sketch to HTML, CommonJS, Software Design, Neat, Styled Components, Software Development, Third-party APIs, WebSockets, Apollo, Storybook

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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