Ravishankar Radhakrishnan

Front End Developer / Director at Garage Labs Ltd Wembley, London

Front End Developer by Profession and Passion.

"I’m looking for a fixer-upper with a solid foundation. Am willing to tear down walls, build bridges, and light fires. I have great experience, lots of energy, a bit of that “vision thing” and I’m not afraid to start from the beginning… "

•Front-end Developer by Profession and Passion.

•Driven professional with broad technical skill-set, very strong attention to detail, and over 10+ years’ experience in front-end UI development.

•Accomplished front-end UI developer with extensive experience in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, JavaScript libraries and frameworks, GIT, web standards and project management

•Adept at handling Mobile Responsive applications, Single Page Applications, Hybrid mobile Applications, Native mobile applications, high traffic e-comm websites, cross browser and device solutions, CMS, converting PSD to HTML, Pair Programming, Usability and accessibility practices and standards

•Deep experience in and understanding of Agile Scrum, TDD and BDD methodologies.

•Strong domain knowledge of and experience in various domains including Retail, Finance, Gaming, Social Media and Digital Agency

•Skilled in supporting various back-end technologies including Java, Ruby on Rails, Python, .Net and Web Commerce, AS/400

•Ability to improvise, troubleshoot, take ownership, and learn new skills on the job.

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Experience

Front End Developer (Contractor)

Argos

Front End Developer (Contractor)

Virtue Fusion

  • Involved in developing and supporting IOS and Android based mobile and tablet bingo games.
  • The games are integrated with most popular gaming operators mobile and tablet apps including Gala, Ladbrokes, William Hill, Sky, Bet365, BetFred, Mecca, Unibet and Paddy Power
  • The games are hybrid apps, which are written in web technologies (HTML5, CSS and JavaScript) and that is hosted or runs inside a native container (IOS or Android) on a mobile device.
  • Involved in the development of new games, supporting most of the latest Android and IOS devices.
    ! Involved in the development of adding new features to the existing games.
    ! Involved in rewriting the build tasks including Grunt and ant scripts.
Front End Developer (Contractor)

Lloyds Banking Group

  • Involved in developing and maintaining Desktop and Mobile websites of Lloyds Banking Group Viz. Lloyds, Halifax, Bank of Scotland, TSB (which involves all internet banking websites of retail and commercial brands of the Lloyds Banking Group)
  • Involved in redesign of public facing LBG Websites and made it mobile responsive
  • Involved in the development of new initiative pages
  • Developed Proof of Concepts pages
  • Responsible for maintaining and fixing bugs of legacy code, estimation, and delivery
  • All the code went through complied W3C, Accessibility, and other finance regulatory standards
Front End Developer (Contractor)

RMA Consulting

HSBC MIP – IPAD Application

Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, Object Oriented Java Script, PhoneGap, Angular JS
Git. Agile/Scrum

• Worked on phone-gap and the other latest Javascript frameworks like Angular JS.
• Involved on front end development using HTML5,CSS3 development of the project compatible
with iPad.
• Worked closely with the designers giving much attention to detail bringing the application design
closer to the design specification with richer user interface.

Front End Developer (Contractor)

JWT, Digital Agency

• I was involved in building a new website for www.kitkat.co.uk for their latest branding campaign to latest Web and Mobile standards.
• I was involved with hand coding HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript and other latest technologies supporting browsers from IE 6+.

Front End Developer (Contractor)

Gamesys, UK

• Worked on creating a finance based trading facebook game, in which you can bet against your facebook friends on the real trading market.
• Game was fully iPad compatible and made using HTML5, SASS, CSS3, and Backbone.js.
• I Was involved from conception of the game through the release and maintenance of the project.

Front End Developer (Contractor)

R/GA, Digital Agency

• Part of a team of .Net and Flash Developers delivering creative rich CMS UI for Nokia Retail.
• Project was deployed worldwide across all Nokia retail stores.
• The CMS gave complete end-to-end search, email, and buy functionality across all Nokia
products.
• Involved in developing and blending the .Net 4, JQuery HTML, and CSS components together.
• Involved in coding cross email client compliant Nokia promo emails also.
• Single point of UI contact for the entire project.

Front End Developer (Contractor)

Sapient Nitro

•Revamped the www.sports.ladbrokes.com online Sports booking page.
•The website developed is to be compliant with Cross Browser compliant, W3C and DDA standards which ensures website are accessible to blind and disabled users as well.

Front End Developer (Contractor)

Global Dawn

•Pepsi Refresh is a social networking website which was launched globally across 22 countries at the same time.
•The website gives the platform of uploading the talent videos from the users and proceeds on with the selection for the winner round by round based on the votes.
•The Project is based on Agile / Scrum methodology involves the prototype design, development and maintenance using technologies like HTML5, CSS3, JQuery Templates and JavaScript MVC architecture.

Front End Developer

Bally Technologies India

•Migrated ACSC (Advanced Casino System Corporation) from AS400 architecture to Web 2.0 Webdesign.
•Single point contact for ACSC GUI – User Interface design team.
•Designed entire UI architecture for the project with focus on user centered designs.
•Completed the design with utmost fulfilment of web2.0 and browser compatibility standards.
•Core team member of Bally Web design and usability panel.
•Introduced enhanced usability features in the project using JQuery, Fiji charts and Ajax.
•Web Designs using custom styles for JSF architecture.
•Develop skin and themes that promises rich and never before seen look and feel to the application.

Front End Developer

Cisco Offshore Dev Centre (HCL Technologies)

•Cisco Works LAN Management Solution (LMS) is a suite of powerful management tools that simplify the configuration, administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of Cisco networks.
•Involved in creating a rich and powerful web UI which is used by across Cisco clients to configure the Cisco devices using the web platform.
•Created Real time Cisco devices complaint application with web 2.0.

Front End Developer

Cash Edge

Aggregate now enables financial institutions to offer customers the ability to see and manage all of their accounts, held away and hosted by the financial institution, in one convenient interface. Aggregate Now harvests historical, transaction-level detail from any source, be it a web-based investment bank/brokerage, internal client information, or a third party resource.

Skills

HTML5 CSS3 Object Oriented Javascript jQuery SASS LESS Angular JS Backbone JS GIT Bootstrap Agile/Scrum React JS Cucumber JS TDD BDD Gulp Grunt

Specialties

Web Development Mobile Responsive Development Mobile Apps Development Facebook Apps Development Project Management

Education

Anna University

Bachelor of Computer Science Engineering