Usman Ali, Software Developer in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Usman Ali

Software Developer in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Member since May 4, 2020
Usman is a talented developer who has been architecting applications on a wide range of government and global projects for eight years. He is passionate about valuable UX and enjoys crafting simple and effective solutions for complex problems. He is well-versed with JavaScript, React, Python, and Django. Usman's work has helped streamline and ease business solutions, bring in new clients, expand company offerings by updating platforms and processes, and resolve tough usability and design issues.
Usman is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Freelance
    JavaScript, React, TypeScript, Redux, Recoil, React Apollo, Vue.js, Vuex...
  • BondHouse
    Redux, React, Express.js, JavaScript, Node.js, TypeScript, Material-UI...
  • Hewlett Packard
    Django, Python, React, JavaScript

Experience

Location

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Asana, Slack, Windows, MacOS

The most amazing...

...project I've maintained and monitored were the project plans and schedules for the Australian city of Boroondara.

Employment

  • Self-employed

    2012 - PRESENT
    Freelance
    • Created reusable components based on React, TypeScript, Material UI, Styled-components, Bootstrap and built a pixel-perfect, responsive UI and design system.
    • Collaborated and worked with back-end engineers to built a data services RESTful API.
    • Developed products from scratch or extended existing projects using a variety of full-stack technologies for both front end and back end.
    • Focused on unit tests and E2E tests to increase code coverage utilizing Jest, PyTest, testing library, Cypress, and Enzyme.
    Technologies: JavaScript, React, TypeScript, Redux, Recoil, React Apollo, Vue.js, Vuex, Material-UI, Styled-components, Node.js, Express.js, Python, Django, PostgreSQL
  • Senior Front-end Developer

    2020 - 2021
    BondHouse
    • Created new product pages and reusable components based on React, TypeScript, Apollo, Redux, Material UI, and Styled-components. Worked with designers to build a pixel-perfect, responsive design system for the website.
    • Collaborated with back-end engineers to build data services and reduce bugs.
    • Redeveloped and extended an existing project using a variety of full-stack technologies.
    • Led the development of a design system, using Material-UI, Storybook, styled-components, and Nxt.
    • Defined unit tests and E2E tests for 100% code coverage, employing Jest, React testing library, and Cypress.
    Technologies: Redux, React, Express.js, JavaScript, Node.js, TypeScript, Material-UI, Bootstrap, Styled-components, Recoil, Constate, XState, Storybook, GraphQL, React Apollo, Fintech
  • Project Coordinator

    2017 - 2020
    Hewlett Packard
    • Maintained and monitored project plans and schedules ensuring project deadlines were met.
    • Collaborated with key HP teams to elevate and resolve critical issues undertaking project tasks.
    • Offered remote support of on-site engineers and end users and customers installing or updating, configuring, testing and maintaining software applications, and web servers.
    Technologies: Django, Python, React, JavaScript
  • Islamabad

    2012 - 2012
    Ufone
    • Resolved technical issues and provided excellent customer experience.
    • Collaborated with peers and technical associates to resolve problems.
    • Cooperated with field engineers on both support and scheduled maintenance tasks.
    Technologies: JavaScript, PHP

Experience

  • Responsive Interface and Review System Design
    https://www.boroondara.vic.gov.au/

    Developed a responsive web-based interface and performance review system to streamline the management process. Created the functional design and technical architecture of an internal management system across front end and back-end development, using agile methodologies

  • Platform Migration
    https://www.boutiqueair.com/

    Responsible for managing solutions, delegating resources, and ensuring quality assurance principles were met across projects and deliverables. Contributed to the ongoing feature and technology migration efforts of the platform. Used modern full-stack technologies such as Vue.js and Django

  • Design Renewal and Development
    https://www.jetty.com/

    The client wanted a nice, clean design implemented for his renters' insurance company. I developed an exquisite, modern look that blended complementary colors correlating directly to the company logo.

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, CSS3, CSS, Python, TypeScript, GraphQL, PHP
  • Frameworks

    Django, Express.js, Redux, Flask, Angular, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Material-UI, Bootstrap
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, React, Vue.js, MobX, Vuex
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), MacOS, Windows, Nxt
  • Other

    Material Design, AWS, Apollo, Styled-components, Recoil, Constate, XState, Storybook, Fintech
  • Tools

    Slack, Asana, React Apollo

Education

  • Master's degree in Information Technology
    2015 - 2017
    Deakin University - Burwood, Victoria, Australia
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science
    2008 - 2012
    Air University - Islamabad, Pakistan

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