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Žiga Vidic

product developer working on | email | github
proficient full stack web developer
I strive mostly working on UIs with [Java/Type]Script with Vue and a sparkle of Tailwind CSS.
I'm no stranger to backend tech like Django, Rails, PHP, Elixir and SQL.
I care about testing, code reviews and the craft in general.

previous work

2020 Senior Software Developer – Celtra Inc., SF, NYC, Ljubljana
product Creative Management Platform
tech JavaScript, Vue, CoffeeScript, Backbone, TypeScript, PHP, MySQL, Node, Scala, Docker
I've been working closely with a distributed product team and designers on new front-end centric features.
I was responsible for implementation and wider tech ownership (e.g. writing technical specifications).
  • decision tree – UI and backend for building decision trees
  • campaign explorer – UI for listing all creatives on single page
  • implemented feed content system – backend to import and use dynamic feeds in creatives
  • introduced Vue framework to our team (back in the 2015) and helped incorporating it into the codebase
  • led a platform upgrade from PHP5 to PHP7
  • started effort of client side testing
  • bootstrapped end to end testing system to relieve QA team
2012 Software Developer – Astina d.o.o., Ljubljana
About Swiss Software consultancy
tech JavaScript (Backbone.js), PHP (Symfony framework), MySQL, Vagrant
I worked on the Slovenian team (first 3 and later 6 people) in a satellite office of Astina AG. We worked on projects spanning from e-learning platforms to e-commerce sites and a custom CMS system. We were responsible for design, implementation, deployment and maintenance of software for our clients. In this job I got familiar with GitHub workflows, code reviews and pair programming.
2011 Software Developer – Parsek d.o.o., Ljubljana
About now Healthcare IT specialist, back then half Agency half Healthcare IT
tech Ruby on Rails, Postgres, Java and JavaScript
I worked on web based gambling games for the national lottery company and ported a few games from Flash to JavaScript / HTML5.
2009 Software Developer – Zavarovalnica Triglav d.d., Ljubljana
About Insurance company
tech Java, JSF, jQuery
I worked in the claims department on partners application that managed all legal partner entities. This was a subsystem of a bigger Java EE application, we used the IBM DB2 database.
2007 Junior Software Developer – Abakus d.o.o., Kranj
About Oracle consultancy company
tech Oracle SQL, PL/SQL
I worked on a team that helped migrate an old retail system from terminal to web application using Oracle Forms.


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education 🎓

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology