Kevin Horek | Designer and Front-End Code Writer.

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Kevin Horek | Designer and Front
-
End Code Writer.



Phone: (780) 446
-
5494

kevin@kevinhorek.com

www.kevinhorek.com



About Me



My name is Kevin Horek and I was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. I work
as a Senior UX Designer / Front
-
End Developer. I am 30 years old and have been doing
design and front
-
end development for over 14 years. I build websites/apps that are
st
andards compliant, work cross
-
browser, are responsive and gracefully downgrade. My
latest passion has been designing and developing mobile apps for Android and iOS.



I am also writing a book on the Zurb Foundation Responsive Framework, which will be
out i
n the spring/summer.




Feel free to contact me by email at kevin@kevinhorek.com or by phone at 780.446.5494
or 424.645.1395.



Experience



Hybrid Forge

Senior Front
-
End Developer


September 2013
-

Present



My role is doing front
-
end development on Drupa
l and Magento projects. These projects
are responsive and are using Omega or Zurb Foundation with SASS. I also do research,
user stories, sketching, storyboarding, responsive wireframing and prototyping with
HTML5, CSS3, SASS, JavaScript, and jQuery.





Inkdit

Senior Designer / Front
-
End Developer


March 2011


Present



My role was design and front
-
end development of this Ruby on Rails web application.
This includes: research, user stories, sketching, storyboarding, wireframing, prototyping,
Photoshop m
ockups, building the mockups with HTML5/CSS3 (using SASS and the
Foundation Responsive Framework), user testing, iteration and a/b testing. I made sure
everything worked cross
-
browser and across devices. Other than some of the icons and
avatars, everything

is HTML5, CSS3 or SVG. We used the Agile development process.





Mailout Interactive Inc.

Senior Designer / Front
-
End Developer

April 2010


January 2012



My role was to modernizing the three .NET web apps. This includes: taking out the tables
and putti
ng the 360+ pages into HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript, all pages gracefully
downgraded to IE6. I was also responsible for making the apps more user friendly. We
were had an Agile development process.





Incite

Senior Web Designer


January 2007


March 2010



My role was doing design, front
-
end development and putting websites into content
management system. I used Wordpress, Drupal, ExpressionEngine and Joomla.



I also, did a bit of print and logo design.





Quick
-
Draw / Quickspace

Designer / Developer


September 2004


December 2006



My role was doing design and front
-
end development of HTML and Flash based websites.
Some of the clients included:


CB Richard Ellis, Grubb&Ellis, Cushman & Wakefield and
Colliers International. I had one Jr. Designer under

me.





Terra Prime

Designer / Developer


February 2003


August 2004



My role was doing design and front
-
end development of HTML, Flash and .NET websites
and applications. Some of the clients included: Qantas and Emirates Airlines. I had one
Jr. Design
er under me.



Multimedia Production Services
-

University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine
and Dentistry

Multimedia Designer


February 2002


September 2002



My role was to create Interactive CD's and websites for Doctors and their students to use
in the

classroom for learning. We had to shooting video, editing video, and record any
audio needed.





Horek Designs

Owner


September 2000


February 2002



I ran my own design company that did Flash, websites and graphic work.





Webmaster Designs

Web Designer / Developer


October 1999


September 2000



My role was to do Flash, websites and graphic work for local businesses.




Education



University of California, Los Angeles

Corporate Design: 12 week course



Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Multimedia Technology Certificate (Honors)

June 2001
-

January 2002



University of Alberta

WebBuilder 2.0 Multimedia Diploma (Honors)

October 2002


January 2003



Grant Macewan College

PHP & MySQL: 6 week course



University of Alberta

Typography: 5 week course



University of Alberta

ColdFusion: 3 day course



Organizations



Nerds Night Out




Co
-
founder of www.nerdsnightout.ca
-

Edmonton’s monthly web designer & developer
beer meetup.



References



Available up
on request