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Member since Jan 03, 2013. Account type 'Service provider'
WORKING EXPERIENCE Organization: Kenyaweb.com Limited Date: January 2012 – December 2013 Department: Mobile Applications Position: Mobile Applications Developer Responsibilities • Mobile Applications Development – Roles included the development of mobile applications using J2ME, Android, Windows Phone and the Cordova framework. • Mobile Sites Development – Roles included the design and development of mobile sites using web technologies such as PHP, JavaScript (plus libraries), CSS and Joomla. • Customer consulting – Roles included know your customer (KYC) where there were client-facing meetings to gather client requirements and specifications for a project, as well as provide guidance on their requirements. Other roles and responsibilities included: 1. Providing professional technical support in relation to the developed application programs 2. Attending to ad hoc duties as required from time to time by the department and line management Organization: gMaarifa Date: April 2011 - February 2012 Department: IT Position: CSS Designer / Python Developer/ Mobile Apps Developer Responsibilities: • Development clients’ dashboard using the Django framework to allow clients to create content (courses and examinations) for their trainee programs. • Assisting in the design and development of an Android mobile application. • Assisting in the design and development of a trainee mobile site using the Django framework. • Assisting in the design of a SMS-based content delivery system using Python and SMS APIs. Other roles included: 1. Administration of the main website which included making updates in the design and content. 2. Construction of user guides and documentation. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Institution: m:Lab East Africa Date: March 2011 – September 2011 Course: Certificate in Mobile Applications Development Institution: JKUAT Endeavor Date: June 2010 Course: Certificate in Java Mobile Application Development Institution: JKUAT Endeavor Date: February 2010 Course: Certificate in Web Application Development Institution: Strathmore University Date: Jan 2009 – May 2009 Course: Certificate in Cisco Networking Associates (Part 1-2) ACHIEVEMENTS Best Mobile Apps Developer, Kenyaweb.com Ltd I was awarded a certificate for being the best Mobile Apps Developer in our department during the 2013 mid-year reviews. AgriRight Project It was selected one of the top two ‘Honorable mentions’ in the 2011 Apps4Africa Climate Change Competition. M-ARV Project It was a HIV/AIDS project that was selected as an m-health finalist in the Pivot East 2011 Competition. SKILLS AND INTERESTS Programming Languages • Java • PHP • Python Website Development • HTML • CSS • Ajax • JQuery/JQuery Mobile • Joomla Web Services • JSON • REST Database Programming • PostgreSQL • MySQL Game Development • Libgdx Framework Mobile Applications Development • J2ME • Nokia Asha, Nokia S60, Nokia X • Android • Windows Phone • Cordova/Phonegap • Mobile Web • SMS and USSD Interests: technology, literature, piece writing, travel http://portfolio.nyamburamuhia.com REFERENCES 1. Michael Wanyama, Head of Department, Mobile Applications Kenyaweb.com Ltd Nairobi Mobile: +254 725 821 671 Email: michael.wanyama@kenyaweb.com 2. Vincent Maraba, East Africa Director gMaarifa Nairobi Mobile: +254 722 221 992 Email: vincent@gmaarifa.com 3. Jacob Shavia, Intel Trainer, Nairobi Mobile: +254 722 585 375 Email: jacobshavia@gmail.com