Resume

Kalin Ringkvist
1517 Rutherford AVE, Pittsburgh PA 15216
Kalinflash@gmail.com
360-820-9900
KalinFlash.com
github.com/kalinr

Web developer with ten years experience specializing in object-oriented front-end development of complex, data-driven web applications. Seeking a position as a JavaScript/HTML5 developer.

Technical Skills:
(in approximate order of skill level)

Languages: JavaScript, ActionScript (2 and 3), PHP, HTML5, CSS3, Sass, SQL, Python, Java
Libraries/platforms: jQuery, WordPress, Angular, Spine.js, Backbone, QUnit, Underscore, Meteor, Bootstrap, tinyMCE, RequireJS
APIs: FaceBook, YouTube, Flickr, Kyte, EVE Online, Google Maps
Misc: AJAX, JSON, Agile development, MVC architecture
Tools: WebStorm/PhpStorm, Git, Jira, Confluence, Eclipse, Bower, Grunt, Splunk, SVN, Google App Engine

Education:

Associate in Technical Arts for web development from Skagit Valley College, 2002-2004.

Personal Projects:

Designed and written entirely by Kalin Ringkvist. More info and examples at KalinFlash.com.

Nonsense Waffle: Still in its infancy, this is a real-time massive multiplayer social networking comedy game built in the Meteor.js platform.
Demo: nonsense-waffle.meteor.com
Repo: github.com/kalinr/nonsense-waffle

PDF Creation Station: One of the most advanced PDF creation plugins available for WordPress. It’s built in PHP with an Angular.js and Bootstrap client. Originally built with jQuery.
Download and info: wordpress.org/plugins/kalins-pdf-creation-station
Repo: github.com/kalinr/kalins-pdf-creation-station

Kalin’s Post List: WordPress plugin for creating dynamic, highly customizable lists of pages, posts and attachments. Another WordPress developer forked this to create the Advanced Post List project.
Download and info: wordpress.org/plugins/kalins-post-list

Employment:

Smartek21 – milk.samsung.com December 2014 – February 2015
JavaScripting for Samsung’s Milk Music web player. Used jQuery, Backbone.js, Underscore.js, and Require.js in an MVC architecture to communicate with Samsung’s API which interfaced with Slacker’s API. Identified and solved many bugs and added features necessary for production release. Worked with the Samsung team in California through daily conference calls and instant messenger. In February Samsung decided to move the team to California.

Accretive Technology Group/Streamate.com August 2011 – July 2014
Front-end web development for the world’s largest live streaming adult entertainment platform, spanning over 1500 websites. Worked in an agile environment using Jira, Confluence and numerous git repositories. Began as a Flash ActionScript developer, maintaining and adding features to the performer client. Worked with another developer to convert the user client to a mobile Android Flash app. Worked with two other developers to architect and build a mobile JavaScript/HTML5 version of that user client using jQuery and Spine.js in an MVC structure. Helped convert that client for use as a user and admin interface for the world’s first 24-hour live television station. Finally, spent the last six months hunting front-end bugs, tracking them down through multiple repositories in languagues like PHP, JavaScript, HTML, ActionScript and CSS/Sass.

Publicis Seattle April 2009 – July 2011
Worked closely with designers to create many ActionScript 2 and 3 projects including Greensock based banner ads and mini-games for clients like T-Mobile, Big Fish Games and Unicef. Built a YouTube brand channel with complete sharing, commenting and API integration and several prototype applications for use as advertising pitches such as a T-Mobile store locator using both T-Mobile and Google Maps APIs. Lead the development of a Flash-based story and video sharing contest application for HomeAway, advertised during the Superbowl.

Creative Circle Staffing – 2007 – April 2009
Worked many Flash ActionScript contracts, including website debugging for Engine Interactive, a prototype video and music purchasing application for MOD Systems and a series of interactive, data-driven content modules for WetPaint.com.

Miscellaneous gigs:
Other Flash ActionScript projects include banner ads for Burlington Northern and a couple simple video players. Found and extracted malicious code and made upgrades for the Flash websites of The Doors, Janis Joplin and John Densmore. Returned to JellyBarn to build an interactive, XML-driven wish-list banner for Wal-Mart. Built a series of interactive plat maps for a real estate agent at newhometeam.net, as well as a fun, graphical home value calculator and graph. Also created a series of interactive banners for Intelius.com with search features built into the banner.

EZShowStudio.com – March 2007 – February 2008
Developed many of the features in EZShow’s build-your-own video ad solution for small businesses. Ran a conversion of the code base from ActionScript 2 to ActionScript 3 and began converting to the Flex framework.

JellyBarn.com – July 2005 – January 2007
Developed a build-your-own scrap book application, two-dimensional slideshow, and a photo memory game as well as much of the photo sharing and e-card/bubble quote system, which at the time, was one of the most advanced photo sharing systems available on the web.

2 Responses to Resume

  1. Mayur Ghuge says:

    My name is Mayur Ghuge. I am a Technical Recruiter representing ParallelHR in the Salt Lake City office. I saw your information in my database and with your background I wanted to see if you or anyone you know may be interested in speaking with me about Technology Lead (Front End) position. The position is with Our client, Leading Implementation Partner. They are offering Competitive salary. Please find the job description below for your review. If you would like to speak further please let me know a good time.

    I can be reach on 801-384-5332

    Job Title: Technology Lead (Front End)
    Job Location: Auburn, WA
    Position Type: Fulltime
    In the role of Technology Lead, you will interface with key stakeholders and apply your technical proficiency across different stages of the Software Development Life Cycle including Requirements Elicitation / Clarification, Architecture, Design and coding. You will be expected to drive the design-to-development aspect while working in conjunction with project managers, UX designers, and back-end developers. You will play an important role in creating the high level design artifacts. You will also deliver high quality code deliverables for a module, support all types of testing and support activities related to implementation. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued.
    Location for this position is Auburn, WA. This position requires no travel
    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

    Qualifications Basic
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering is required
    • Minimum 5 years of experience developing modern web and responsive UI: (HTML5/JavaScript/CSS3)
    • Developers should demonstrate rich experience in: Mobile and Responsive Frontend development, jQuery, Bootstrap.

    Preferred
    • Create mockups, wireframes, and layouts that promote ease of use and optimize how customers interact with all new products and features
    • Able to work with core front end and middleware technologies, including HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Packery, Masonry, Isotope, AngularJS and UI MVC frameworks.
    • Prepare prototypes for the new product applications and features
    • Analyze analytics and qualitative data from user research and iterate until the product meets standards
    • Understand HTML/CSS, bootstrap, javascript, responsive, and mobile with direct experience optimizing design concepts around these technologies
    • You are a mobile-first thinker who has a strong grasp on grid systems, breakpoints, and media queries
    • You know your way around one or more CSS preprocessors and have a strong working knowledge of cross- browser compatibility
    • Strong experience with UX design.
    • Capable of programming and working with APIs and Restful Web Services
    • Experience to Aerospace domain will be a plus
    • Strong Analytical skills
    • Experience and desire to work in a Global delivery environment

    Thanks,

    Mayur Ghuge
    Senior Technical Recruiter
    Parallel HR Solutions, Inc.
    Main: +1-801-386-8008
    Direct: +1-801-384-5332
    http://www.parallelhr.com
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  2. Laura Cetina says:

    Hi Kalin-
    I just ran across your portfolio and wanted to touch base regarding availability. Are you currently busy or would be interested in hearing about new opportunities? I staff a lot of long term contract roles at Microsoft and have a couple that could be a good fit.

    Let me know if you are potentially interested and I can send over details.

    Thanks!

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