The real me

Vadims Brodskis

Software Developer for work, UX Designer at heart

Experience

Canva - Software Engineer (Frontend)

November 2019 - Today

Canva is a graphic-design tool used by non-designers as well as professionals for both web and print media design and graphics.

SMASH Inc. - IT Director, Technical Lead, Software Engineer

September 2017 - today

Managing a team of 15 software developers to develop our website, component library and in-house ticketing system built in React Typescript frontend & Express MySQL backend. Coordinating with the venue for hardware and networking requirements.

WiseTech Global - Software Developer

November 2015 - November 2019

CargoWise One is the operating system for the logistics industry. In my role, I work on one of the modules of CargoWise One, focusing on productivity and behaviour shaping. Developing in C# with TDD and on the web front-end with React and KnockoutJS. Mentor for new starters and interns.

urbanest - Customer Service Assistant

November 2011 - November 2015

Coordinate and deliver the community building and sales activity at the site ensuring high levels of customer retention and acquisition.

Education

University of TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY - Bachelor of Science in Information Technology & Bachelor of Arts in International Studies.

AUGUST 2010 - AUGUST 2016

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, majoring in software engineering and applications development.

Commendation - Membership of the Dean's List 2012.

Electives - Software Development Project, iOS Development, Android Development, Cloud Computing SaaS, Webmedia, Mobile Networking.

Kagoshima university - In country study exchange

April 2014 - February 2015

Japanese language and culture study. Studied advanced academic reading, professional writing, and unique cultural differences.

Scholarship - JASSO Scholarship.

Electives - Data Structures and Algorithms, Programming in C++

Contact Info

Volunteering

Anime@UTS - web master

September 2011 - September 2017

Was part of the executive team running the Japanese pop-culture society of UTS Active Clubs. Responsible for managing and maintaining the website, supporting the organisation GSuite services with over 300 users.

Kagoshima university vision research lab - iOS application developer

June 2014 - February 2015

Developed an App which allowed colourblind people to distinguish colours, by changing the shading of the red and green parts of the video captured on camera.