Dushyant Patel’s Blog

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Dushyant Patel

patel.dushyant@gmail.com

SUMMARY

  • 9 years of experience of Web user Interface design, development, publishing, uploading/FTP and maintaining websites.
  • Well versed with Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, XHTML, HTML Programming, CSS, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Image Ready, Swish, Sound Forge, MS-Access, Sound Editing and Recording and Icon Cool Studio.
  • Successfully lead project teams in the design, development, hosting and implementation of web sites and portals.
  • Technical expertise in w3c standards-based XHTML & CSS based (Table less) layout.
  • Basic Knowledge in SEO, making the websites SEO Friendly and ranking in search engines.
  • Experienced in Construct prototypes, mockups and interaction requirements
  • Developed simple, useable, attractive and cross-browser web interfaces that account for speed, file size, readability and accessibility.
  • Developed full site integrating with Application by following steps such as:

– Requirement Analysis                         – Layout Designing
– Template Development                       – Create form using .net component
– Conceptual Flash Clip Development     – Integration with application

  • Developed conceptual models, process flows, navigational maps and strategies
  • Managed overall site structure, navigation, maintenance of large sites.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage work to critical project timelines in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Possess excellent communication, problem-solving, interpersonal & organisational skills.

Technical Skills
Graphics Editing           : Adobe Photoshop CS, Adobe Illustrator CS, Fireworks CS3,
Adobe Image Ready,
Web Creation               : HTML, XHTML, CSS, Dreamweaver CS3
Web Standard              : W3C compliant UI development, Accessibility & Usability testing
Web Programming       : ASP, ASP.Net, Java Script, jQuery Library, jQuery Plug-ins, VB Script, MS-SQL
Animation                    : Flash 8, Gif Animator, Swish 2.0
Scripting Languages    : Flash Action Scripting (Basic and 2.0), Java Script, VB Script, AJAX (Start Level)
Video/Audio Editing      : Adobe Premiere 6.0, Sound Forge 4.5
Operating System        : Windows 95, 98, Windows NT, Windows XP- Professional,
Windows 2000 server
Database                      : MS SQL Server 7.0(Mid Level), MS Access
SEO                              : Basic of Website Optimization, Keyword Research, Tools like
Advanced Web Ranking 4.5, IBP

WORKEXPERIENCE

Redcats USA, New York, NY                                                                           April 2008 to till date
UI Engineer

Redcats USA is a multi-channel home shopping leader offering a wide range of value and quality driven merchandise categories, including missy apparel, men’s and women’s plus-size apparel, home and lifestyle product and outdoor gear.
Responsibilities:

  • Handled various phases of UI design and development based on specifications.
  • Worked with Project Manager to understand business objectives and provide technical assessments, UI recommendations, risk analysis, and accurate development estimates.
  • Worked with UX to analyze and refine wireframes and mockups prior to development to promote greater ease of use and positive seller experience.
  • Presented multiple design ideas, prototypes and usability options that seamlessly address customer and business concerns and objectives.
  • Compared various design solutions, taking technical, resource, and time constraints into account.
  • Worked closely with Engineers to understand the technical capabilities and the strategic direction and ensure that the UI is efficient, reliable and achievable.
  • Worked closely with applications development and operations leads to understand operational workflow and existing inefficiencies that need to be addressed.
  • Translated wireframes into optimized program code using  XHTML, CSS, JavaScript & jQuery
  • Translate user requirements and complex business processes into highly usable, highly interactive Web applications.
  • Created and Implemented New User Interface for existing application as UI Enhancements.
  • Demonstrated implementation & upgradation of jQuery JavaScript Library.
  • Analyzed and troubleshoot existing program code and correct errors as required.
  • Fixed bugs and problem in websites for design, CSS, HTML/XHTML and jQuery JavaScript Library

Environment
Microsoft Technologies, Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Microsoft Visio 2007, Dreamweaver 8, Fireworks 8, Adobe Photoshop CS, HTML, XHTML, DHTML, CSS, Java Script, JQuery, ASP.NET, Web 2.0 Interface Design, SQL Server 2005, YSlow 0.9.4, Firebug 1.05, TestTrack Pro 2008,  SharePoint, Browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox.

credEcard Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India                                                         Nov 2005 to Jan 2008
Lead UI Developer

credEcard Technologies is a large scale company providing financial services to their clients and it is a part of ID Data company which is Europe’s leading independent plastic card-based solutions network.
Responsibilities:

  • Lead team of designers and developers, assign task, daily reporting, Communication with offshore clients.
  • Developed simple, useable, attractive and cross-browser web interfaces that account for speed, file size, readability and accessibility
  • Handled various phases of website design and development based on specifications.
  • Constructed prototypes, mock-ups of static and dynamic sites/portals
  • Made site optimized for Search Engine & User friendly
  • Created logo, banner ads, flash animation and icon
  • Fixed bugs and problem in websites for design, CSS, HTML/XHTML and JavaScript
  • Created and maintained website Style Guide
  • Managed overall site structure and navigation of large sites
  • Conducted usability testing for wireframes and websites.
  • Analyzed web pages using YSlow 0.9.4 and improved performance based on the rules for high performance web sites.
  • Discussed various ideas/suggestions for the ongoing web sites regarding the page layout and creative design
  • Designed custom branded Debit cards for clients
  • Conducted in-house training on XHTML and CSS for programmers to improve team productivity
  • Proven track record of developing websites like:

Environment
Microsoft Technologies, Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional, Microsoft Visual SourceSafe, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Dreamweaver 8, Fireworks 8, Adobe Photoshop CS, Adobe Illustrator CS, Flash 8, HTML, XHTML, DHTML, CSS, Java Script, ASP.NET, Web 2.0 Interface Design, SQL Server 2005, YSlow 0.9.4, Firebug 1.05, FogBugz 4.0 for tracking, prioritizing, and coordinating the tasks, Customised  Theme as per client, Browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari (Mac).

QBS Pvt. Ltd., India                                                                         Nov 2004 to Oct 2005
Lead UI Developer

QBS Pvt. Ltd. is a UK based company providing outsourced web design and development solutions to their clients.
Responsibilities:

  • Developed simple, useable, attractive and cross-browser web interfaces that account for speed, file size, readability and accessibility
  • Handled various phases of website design and development based on specifications
  • Construct prototypes, mock-ups of static and dynamic sites/portals
  • Made site optimized for Search Engine & User friendly
  • Created logo, banner ads, flash animation and icon
  • Fixed bugs and problem in websites for design, CSS, HTML/XHTML and JavaScript
  • Managed overall site structure and navigation of large sites
  • Discussed various ideas/suggestions for the ongoing web sites regarding the page layout and creative design
  • Involved in print media related work
  • Conducted in-house training on XHTML and CSS for programmers to improve team productivity
  • Conducted usability testing for web sites.
  • Proven track record of developing websites like:

Environment
Microsoft Technologies, Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional,  Microsoft Visual Source Safe, Dreamweaver MX, Fireworks MX, Adobe Photoshop CS, Adobe Illustrator CS, Flash MX, HTML, XHTML, DHTML, CSS, Java Script, ASP.NET, SQL Server 2005, Browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari.

Cybervox Network Ltd., India                                                        Feb 2002 to Oct 2004
Sr. UI Developer

Cybervox Network Ltd. is providing web design and development solutions to their local clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Handled various phases of website design and development based on specifications.
  • Constructed prototypes, mock-ups of static and dynamic sites/portals
  • Made site optimized for Search Engine & User friendly
  • Created Banner Ads and Flash Presentation
  • Fixed bugs and problem in websites for design, CSS, HTML/XHTML and JavaScript
  • Managed overall site structure and navigation of large sites
  • Participated and reported to higher management in regular work assessment meetings and discussed various ideas/suggestions for the ongoing web sites regarding the page layout and creative design.
  • Hold the distinction of developing various sites like:

Environment
Microsoft Technologies, Windows XP Professional, Dreamweaver 4, Fireworks 4, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Flash 4, HTML, XHTML, DHTML, CSS, Java Script, ASP, SQL Server 2005, Browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari.

ITechnocrats, India Jan 2000 to Feb 2002
UI Designer & Developer

ITechnocrats is providing web design and development solutions to their clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in CD Presentation for ITechnocrats and HMS system.
  • Served as an introducer to convert site as Search Friendly & enhancing the quality of web sites.
  • Extended contribution by effectively completing IIM Project (Software for literacy level) for:

Design Interface for software                                    – Audio recording & editing

  • Hold the distinction of developing various sites like:

Environment
Microsoft Technologies, Windows NT, Microsoft Visual Studio, Dreamweaver 3, Fireworks 3, Adobe Photoshop , Adobe Illustrator, Flash 3, HTML, DHTML, CSS, Java Script, ASP, SQL Server 2005.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

    • Bachelor of Science
    • Diploma in Web Designing, Programming, Multimedia development and Network configuration.
    • Certifications for Dreamweaver MX, HTML 4.0, Flash 4, XHTML 1.1, CSS2, Internet Designer, Science and Art of Effective Web & Application Design (Human Factors International – Usability Training Programme).

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