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Hello,
my name is Diego Alvarez28yo and this is my resume/cv

About Me

I've been working with front end technologies since 2008, this a quick summary of my exprience.

  • Cross-browser development with HTML/CSS/SASS/LESS/JS/JQuery
  • Custom CMS development (PHP/MySql) for freelance projects, shopping carts, tourism sites, news sites.
  • Experience leading a group of developers
  • Worked for onshore teams with companies such as Digitas(general motors account), Icrossing(Mazda account), Moxie(Verizon Wireless Project)
  • Experience on re-platforming complete sites using a pattern library.
  • Scrum PSM I certification, about 3 years of experience working with agile teams

Education

  • 1986

    I was born in Heredia, Costa Rica

    As a child I was always interested in science and technology. I used to spent a lot of time playing with my computer, from word to paint, anything as long as it was in a computer(no internet back on those days :)).

  • 2004

    Colegio Técnico Profesional de Heredia(Highschool)

    "Bachillerato en Educación Media" and "Técnico Medio en Contabilidad" (accounting)

  • 2014

    Computer Engineering Major

    UNED, Costa Rica

Experiences

Prodigious Latin America
2014 - Present
Principal Creative Engineer(Front End Lead)
  • Manage and support a team of 7 developers from a technical point of view.
  • Make sure all feedback from the client is addressed by the team.
  • Look for areas of improvement for all the team members.
  • Work really close with PM to ensure all deadlines are being met while keeping quality of the code.
  • Mentoring of junior team members.
  • Function as a communication channel between onshore/offshore teams.
  • Worked on front end tasks(HTML/JS/LESS).
  • Part of a scrum team.
  • GIT with stash and source tree.
Backcountry.com
3/2011 -
3/2014
UI Engineer
  • Re-platforming of several eCommerce sites using SASS/CSS3/HTML5/JQuery/Backbone.
  • Implementation and modification of a multi-site pattern library built with SASS
  • High quality code standards needed to be met, code review process was in place to make sure quality was met.
  • Part of a scrum team.
  • Version Control with GIT.
  • I was in charge of the UI of all checkout related pages, worked really close to the UX and back-end people.
Avventa World Wide
3/2008 -
3/2011
Web Developer(Front end developer)
  • Worked for brands like Chevrolet and Mazda implementing and supporting UI changes using CSS/HTML/JS.
  • Worked in a team in charge of providing the base code(core) to other teams to apply skinning.
  • Organized a small group of people to fix several bugs and address some enhancements.

Contact

(506) 8829 3412
diegoalvarezs@gmail.com
Skype
dalso182

Skills

HTML
CSS
Sass/Less
jQuery
PHP
MySQL
GIT
OOP
Grunt
Assemble
Angular
Beginner
Proficient
Expert
Master

Languages

Spanish
English

Hobbies

Video Games
Astronomy
Play/watch Soccer
Movies
Go out with my family