From March 2012 to March 2014 (2 years)
Web & Mobile Developer and Integrator(PHP - Responsive design)Expat blog Limited, Port Louis, Mauritius
Job Description :
Design and development of the new website version - creation of the graphical guidelines and a responsive CSS framework
- web marketing (SEO, Google Adsense, Tracking)
- improvement of website features and administration tools (PHP, JS)
- code and performance optimisation (SQL, cache, minification, algos)
Increase the community and improve the members loyalty (web marketing, A/B Testing, emailing...)
Improve the website profitability (SEO, advertising, partners...)
Technical environnement :
- PHP, MySQL, Ajax, JQuery, PunBB, Mustache
- HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, web design (mobile first, responsive design, flat design)
- Google DFP & Adsense, Optimizely, Post Affiliate, Redmine, SVN, Sphinx, SES
Expat Blog is a community site for expats around the world. It proposes many services (forum, employment, real estate, directory...) in 5 languages (English, Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese).
The experience was very rewarding because it allowed me to discover the technical and commercial requirements of a site with high attendance. Furthermore, I have tackled new concepts (ergonomics, advertising, web marketing, web design).
During my two years spent in Expat Blog, the site has grown from 300,000 to 1 million members (with more than 100 000 visitors per day). The company grew from 8 to 17 employees (developers, moderators, community managers, marketing. ..)
The highlight, we have designed, developed and implemented the new version of the site (Destkop / tablet / mobile) which positions it as the market leader in site for expatriates.
October 2011 to februar 2012 (5 month)
Web developer (Flash - Flex)Provincia SARL - Ukeez (France, 57), development for www.ukeez.fr (detachment in Mauritius)
Job Description :
- Development of a video and web activity / coaching staff
- Development of components for WebTV (player, banners ...)
- WebTV automation to manage 2000 channels and programming
Technical environnement :
- AS3 (Flex, Flash)
- Flash Media Server 4.0
The company Provincia proposed through the site www.ukeez.fr a very ambitious project, improving the concept of Groupon, adding a database stores over 2000 cities and numerous promotions websites.
WebTV composed of 2000 channels (one per city) should be launched, offering national, regional, departmental and local broadcast.
I was seconded in Mauritius to develop the components necessary for operation of WebTV. Once the activity launched, i had to implant two clusters (video production and web design) and to coach staff there.
Unfortunately, lack of investors, the company was put into liquidation. However, the confidence that was given to me for this task, as well as the freedom that I was given to develop the business led me to quickly take responsibility and become independent project manager.
July 2011 to October 2011 (3 month)
Web developer (PHP/Flash)Baco Interactive, web development for Jobekia and Visiojob in Nantes (France - 44).
- Development of components for the site Jobekia (joomla)
- Development of a video conferencing system for the product Visiojob (FMS, Flash)
- Joomla! (MVC), Flash CS5, Flash Media Server 4.5
The company "Baco Interactive" is integrated into the company Jobekia specializing in recruitment. The team has created a website for disabled work search (www.jobekia.com) and a online video tool for coaching / recruiting video.
This period allowed me to develop new skills in working methods (AGILE), project organization and team work.
I was also consulted to define technologies for future projects and I was asked to evolve into a project manager status.
August 2004 to July 2011 (7 years)
Multimedia developerTFV film production company in Tours (France - 37).
- Creating Full Flash Websites (MySQL connection, SEO)
- Web design(Showcases, E-commerce)
- Development of management tools (back-office).
- Creation of multimedia applications (video, 3D, CDROM, iPhone, iPad)
- Optimization, hosting, webmastering
- Flash CS5, Director 11, Photoshop CS5, Unity 3D (some Flex builder)
- HTML5, CSS3, SEO, Flash SEO
- Drupal, Prestashop, OSCommerce
TFV is a small company specialized in Video (shooting, editing, post-production, duplication). I was working in an environment full of audio visual technologies.
A new business started with my arrival (website and multimedia application). Then we was able to extend the activities of the company to other media (3D graphics, print) and provide clients a complete package.
The diversity of proposed projects has allowed me to work with a huge number of technologies and expertise (web-oriented and more). I used to deal with projects from A to Z and I also acquired skills of project management (specifications and estimations).
November 2003 to July 2004 (9 months)
Technician for HP and CompaqSITEL in La Rochelle (France - 17).
- Customer phone support (PCs, printers, scanners, cameras)
- Customer email support
June 2003 to August 2003 (3 months)
Web developersailbestprice.com Suresne (Paris - France)
Performing an e-commerce platform www.sailbestprice.com
- Development of front-end
- Development of back-office (administrator, agencies, clients ...)
ASP - SQL Server - (A little ASP. NET)
This job has allowed me to deal with a important project in a fairly short period. It taught me to develop reusable models and acquire methods to fit with standards and conventions.
January 2002 to December 2002 (1 year)
Multimedia developerTandem Editions, publishing company (brochures, games, CD-ROMs) in Nantes (France - 44)
Design and development of 8 CD-ROMs for "Click and Go" collection (TF1 Multimedia).
(Content, Quiz, databases managers, video players)
February 2001 to July 2001Internship abroad for Visual Info, a webdesign business located in Tangier (Morocco).
Realization of a interactive CD to visit the city of Marrakech. Participation in the implementation of a dating website
January 2001Designing a online PDA for schools for the "Poitou-Charentes" region
April 2000 to July 2000 (4 months)Internship in Systel, business specialized in embedded systems and radio transmission - La Rochelle (France - 17)
Creation of a Visual Basic intranet to manage after sales service