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David K. Pirek

155 Freeman Street.
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
phone: 732-581-6826
e-mail: DPirek@gmail.com
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/davidpirek
Blog: http://www.davidpirek.com

OBJECTIVE

Senior JavaScript developer/UI Architect position where my technical, design and marketing skills will be utilized and allow for career growth and advancement.

SUMMARY

Senior UI Developer with strong focus on object oriented JavaScript, successful track of delivering custom JavaScript frameworks for enterprise level RIA applications.

  • Significant experience in the following JavaScript frameworks: jQuery, jQuery UI, ExtJs, Angularjs, QUnit, Prototypejs, node.js, JavaScript MVC.
  • Present experience with HTML5, XHTML, CSS2/CSS3,
  • Mid to senior level ASP.NET skills with focus on ASP.NET MVC. Was contracted and partially authored a book on how to create ASP.NET CMS by Pack Publishing.
  • Excellent UI design capabilities, expert level knowledge Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Flash
  • Database proficiency MS SQL Server 2008, LINQ
  • Interactive advertising experience, Lead Generation, Ad Serving, DoubleClick integration, banner ad design, SEO (Search Engine Optimization)—held several university lectures on SEO and SEM
  • Successfully completed several freelance projects such as open source ASP.NET CMS (davidpirek.com/cms), Facebook-like social networking site (fungu.cz), Czech version of RateMyProfessors.com (http://oznamkujucitele.cz)
  • Languages: Czech (native), English, Russian, Polish, German
  • Naturalized US Citizen—authorized to work in the US for any employer

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior JavaScript Engineer (contract)
Google, New York, New York. (December, 2010—present)

  • Developing highly reusable JavaScript widgets
  • Migration from Microsoft Web Forms to JavaScript MVC architecture using JavaScript templating frameworks
  • Participated in Google’s standard code review process
  • ASP.NET/C# 4.0 development
  • XHTML/CSS development

Lead JavaScript Framework Architect (contract)
CITI, Jersey City, New Jersey. (March, 2010— November, 2010)

  • Developing custom JavaScript framework for a reusable AJAX application used by over 200 developers
  • custom Ext Js extensions
  • Creating overall enterprise level UI AJAX strategy
  • Debugging and testing existing code, JavaScript performance optimization
  • ASP.NET/C# 3.5 development
  • XHTML/CSS development

Lead UI AJAX Architect (contract)
Merrill Lynch/Bank of America, Hopewell New Jersey. (March, 2009—February 2010)

  • Developing custom JavaScript framework for a complex AJAX application based on the jQuery framework.
  • Creating overall enterprise level UI AJAX strategy
  • Debugging and testing existing code, JavaScript performance optimization
  • Hiring and managing junior UI developers
  • ASP.NET/C# development and integration existing AJAX application
  • XHTML/CSS development

Freelance Web Developer
Clients: Ogilvy Interactive, Porter Novelli, Electric Vine Interactive. (December, 2008—March, 2009)

  • Successfully finished variety of project ranging from corporate websites to social networking applications.
  • OO JavaScript/jQuery framework development
  • ASP.NET/C# development and integration existing AJAX application
  • XHTML/CSS development

Senior UI Web Developer
NBC Universal, New York, New York. (July, 2008—December, 2008)

  • UI development on high traffic news websites
  • HTML, XTML CSS2 development
  • Advanced JavaScript programming using Object Oriented principles and jQuery framework
  • Java platform exposure, CVS, Eclipse, Programming Clickability CMS using Velocity templating language
  • Projects completed: JSON based photo slideshow, implementation of jQuery modal popups, JSON based weather pages

Senior UI Engineer
RedCats USA, New York, New York. (December, 2006—June 2008)

  • UI development Web 2.0 architecture, AJAX implementation, Atlas, jQuery and prototype/scriptaculous.
  • HTML, XHTML CSS2, ASP.NET development, Visual Studio 2006, Source Control, TestTrack.
  • Responsible for providing technical lead to junior developers, interviews, and hiring.
  • Current experience in working on very high traffic sites, familiar with formal development cycle.
  • Projects competed: new user interface of Redcats ecommerce CMS, implemented new product detail page on very high traffic ecommerce website (laredoute.fr)

UI Web Developer
elearners.com, Hoboken, New Jersey. (January, 2006—December, 2006)

  • ASP, ASP.NET web development
  • HTML, XHTML CSS2 coding
  • Rich Media Campaigns (design and development)
  • Lead generation partnership form integration, Design and deployment of internet media campaigns

UI/.NET Web Developer
Interactive Advertising Bureau, New York City, New York. (February, 2005—March, 2006)

  • Front-end coding and design
  • Back-end coding in ASP, ASP.NET, SQL Server database programming and administration, creating custom CMS
  • DoubleClick system integration
  • DartMail email campaign

Database Administrator/Research Assistant
Common Agenda, Brielle, New Jersey. (June, 2004—January, 2005)

  • Company website development and administration using HTML, CSS, and ASP
  • Marketing day-to-day duties, newsletter email design and sending
  • SQL and VBA programming, database design and maintenance based in SQL Server 2000, technical support function

Freelance Web Developer
(June, 2001—June, 2004)

  • Front web design in Photoshop and Corel
  • HTML/CSS coding
  • Flash presentation

EDUCATION

MBA (in progress)
NJIT, Newark, NJ, United States, (2005-present)

Bachelor of Arts (concentration: Business Administration)
Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA, United States, (2002-2004)

Professional Degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (four-year degree)
SPSE Roznov pod Radhostem, Czech Republic, (1995-1999)

REFERENCES

Excellent professional references available upon request.