Andrew Sokolenko

Experience

With over a decade of experience, my IT journey has encompassed both SEO optimization and frontend development. From mastering the art of optimizing search engine rankings to creating engaging user interfaces, I have consistently expanded my skill set in the ever-evolving world of business technology.

Work period06.2020 — Present
PositionFull Stack Developer
OrganizationVTLabs
Responsibility

— Design and develop commercial React applications to enhance user interaction with Shopify

— Develop and maintain backend functionality using Node to support seamless integration and interaction of commercial React applications with Shopify

— Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and prioritize new features in the React product roadmap

— Lead implementation of innovative React features aligned with the product vision

— Deliver value iteratively with robust and user-friendly applications

— Research and evaluate technical options for implementing business requirements

— Adhere to established processes while actively engaging stakeholders

— Identify and solve bottlenecks, bugs, and challenges

— Participate in requirements analysis, task planning, code refactoring, and comprehensive testing


Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Next, Gatsby, Node, Express, GraphQL, Tailwind, Bootstrap, Webpack, Contentful, Prismic, Storyblok, Shopify Plus

Work period10.2019 — 02.2020
PositionFrontend Developer
OrganizationMediacastTV
Responsibility

— Created a responsive and visually appealing user interface for the SmartTV application

— Designed and implemented navigation menus, buttons, and forms to enhance user interaction

— Developed modular and reusable React components to ensure code maintainability and scalability

— Integrated external APIs or services to fetch and display dynamic data within the application

— Implemented optimizations for performance, such as lazy loading of resources and minimizing network requests

— Conducted thorough testing and debugging to identify and resolve any issues or bugs

— Followed best practices in front-end development, including writing clean and efficient code

— Ensured compatibility with SmartTV devices and optimized the application for their hardware constraints


Technologies: SmartTV, React-TV, Redux, Redux Thunk, WebOS, ReactJs

Work period06.2016 — 05.2019
PositionFrontend Developer
OrganizationSMinion.com
Responsibility

— Developed user-friendly websites on the CMS WordPress and OpenCart platforms

— Utilized HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery to create responsive and interactive front-end interfaces

— Collaborated closely with designers and back-end developers to ensure seamless integration of design and functionality

— Conducting thorough cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility testing to ensure optimal performance and a consistent user experience

— Optimize websites to improve speed and performance using techniques such as image optimization, code minimization, caching, etc

— Designing and building websites while laying a solid groundwork for effective search engine promotion

— Integrated third-party plugins and APIs to enhance website functionality and user experience

— Troubleshot and resolved front-end issues, working closely with the development team to implement efficient solutions

— Incorporating meticulously crafted templates to optimize search engine performance


Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, OpenCart, WordPress, MySQL

Work period11.2015 — 06.2016 (8 months)
PositionSEO teacher (Full-time)
OrganizationTraining centers ITStolytsa and INTELLECT, Kiev
Responsibility

— Preparation of educational material

— Development and modification of the curriculum in accordance with current information

— Reading lectures and conducting practical classes

— Use of the most effective forms, methods and tools in training, new technologies that contribute to a better the assimilation of necessary theoretical and practical knowledge

— Development of the student’s independence and initiative

— Formation of professional skills among students, preparation for application in practical activities

— Planning of independent work of students.


Links:

Work period01.2015 — 09.2015 (9 months)
PositionSEO Specialist (Full-time)
OrganizationSEO-CUBE (web studio), Kiev
Responsibility

— Implementation of SEO audits

— Work with internal and external ranking factors

— Analysis and formation of a qualitative and safe reference weight

— Formation of the semantic core of the sites and clustering

— Formation of content plans and meta-tag templates (Title, Keywords, Description, h1-h6)

— Research and analysis of the work of competitors

— Collection of statistics, formation of reports

— Drawing up a technical assignment for copywriters and programmers.


Development of Internet projects:

Work period04.2013 — 12.2014 (1 year 8 months)
PositionSEO Specialist (Full-time)
OrganizationKvitLab (web studio)
Responsibility

Responsible for determining client SEO strategy and identifying tactics across multiple search engines to ensure client goals are met and exceeded:


— Formation of the Semantic Core

— Analysis of the effectiveness of website promotion

— Providence of SEO-audits

— Email-marketing

— Site-side technical optimizations

— Site architecture/organization

— Keyword mapping

— Content and development recommendations

— Link building direction

— Studying the target audience

— Front-end development

— Working with reference exchanges (Sape, Miralinks, Gogetlinks, Getgoodlinks)

— Setting up contextual advertising for monetizing sites. — SEO keyword research and page mapping experience

— Identification and elimination of site optimization errors (off-page and on-page)

— Drawing up a technical assignment for copywriters and programmers.


Development of Internet projects:

Education

UniversityUkrainian State Chemical Technology University, Dnipro
Graduation dateJune 2014
FacultyComputer Science and Engineering
SpecialtyComputer Science

Languages

EnglishUpper-intermediate
UkrainianNative