Farzad Qasim

User Interface Engineer with over 6 years of strong industry experience, passionate about building efficient, reusable front end abstractions and systems. I have a strong technical background, combined with proven design skill. I am extremely detail oriented and strive for pixel perfect implementation. I have an expert knowledge of web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, XML and Javascript. Aside for unmistakable passion for elegant and intuitive user interfaces, I have effective verbal and written communication skill and ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of people.

Academia

MSc MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS

September 2007 - July 2008

TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN

College Green Dublin 2, Ireland

BSc COMPUTER SCIENCE & SOFTWARE ENG

September 2002 - July 2007

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, MAYNOOTH

Maynooth Co. Kildare, Ireland

Experience

HAVAS LYNX

June 2012 - Present

FRONT END DEVELOPER

I play a crucial role in a team of 12 developing iPad and iPhone applications. My tasks range from developing HTML/JS frameworks, creating prototypes to devising solutions that enhance user experience. HTML5, CSS3, JS

COGNITIVE SOLUTIONS

July 2008 - October 2011

USER INTERFACE ENGINEER

My roles ranged from communicating concepts for the worlds leading brands to developing elegant and intuitive user interfaces using the latest technologies and platforms. HTML5, CSS3, JS, PHP, SQL, XML

VODAFONE GROUP PLC

June 2007 - May 2008

FRONT END DEVELOPER / DESIGNER

My tasks involved designing websites and documenting visual system to producing pixel perfect flash banners featured on various global websites and shop kiosks. HTML, CSS, JS, PHP, SQL, XML, ActionScript

IRISH RESEARCH COUNCIL

June 2006 - April 2007

USER INTERFACE ENGINEER

Acting as the lead interface designer and developer, I brought the 'Strangers to Citizens' project featured in the 'National Library of Ireland' to life. I was involved in designing and developing the user interaction. HTML, CSS, MXML, ActionScript

INTEL CORPORATION LTD

March 2005 - April 2006

AUTOMATIONS SYSTEMS ENGINEER

I worked as an engineer implementing in house platforms and applications that improved daily operational performances. These included hardware maintenance, asset registration and stock management tools. HTML, CSS, XML, PHP

Hobbies

I'm highly self motivated and enjoy working on a variety of personal projects from apps and plugins to illustrations, posters and t-shirt designs. I enjoy reading design books and blogs. I'm an avid music listener who participates a lot in film photography and likes to run. I enjoy watching movies and consider myself to be a flick lover. I dabble a bit in gaming, mostly Street Fighter 4 on the Xbox 360.

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Contact

I'm a team player thats accustomed to working in an enthusiastic, fast paced environment. I maintain an understanding of industry trends and often experiment with new tools and techniques. If you would like to get in touch or get quote for a project then please use the form below or alternatively you can email me directly at: farzad.qasim@gmail.com or qasimf@tcd.ie