Native French webcoholic with strong design skills. I believe in human-driven design and I’m a startup enthusiast ! My next career goal is oriented on a challenging leading role within a multi-awarded agency, or a major role for a early stage start-up company.
Currently Senior Lead Front-End Developer and UX Designer with +6 years commercial experience, including Head of Development role and working in a Full-Stack Lead capacity. I've worked during 5 years as a Freelancer and more than 4 years in Agency environment, both in France and Australia.
My online portfolio: http://sylvainsimao.fr
Since march 2015
- UI-UX Design - Strategy / Wireframing / Sketches / UI Design
- Front-end development - Responsive websites / Web apps
- Back-end development - Laravel PHP / MyID CMS
to march 2015
- Front-end development - Responsive websites
- Back-end development - Taipan CMS
- UI Design - Sketches / Web design / UI Design
- Devevery collective founder - http://www.devevery.com/eng
- Project Management - Customer relations / Specifications / Quotations
- UI-UX Design - Strategy / Wireframing / UI Design / Art direction
- Front-end development - Responsive websites & web apps
- Back-end development - Laravel PHP
to october 2014
- Project management - Team management / Customer relations / Specifications / Quotations / Interns supervision
- Research & development for digital signage
- Front-end development - Responsive websites & web apps / Touch apps
- UI-UX Design - Strategy / Prototyping / Art direction / UI Design
- Back-end development - Cake PHP / Laravel PHP
to july 2012
- Interactive touch app & multi-players game - CELIO* champs-élysées
- Project management - Team management / Customer relations / Specifications / Prototyping / Concept design
- Art direction - UI-UX design / Character design / 3D modeling / Animation
to september 2011
- Work on RFF commercial - http://vimeo.com/28985614
- Compositing / VFX / 3D tracking / Setup / Rigging / Modeling
to july 2011
- Graduation film - http://vimeo.com/32097471
- Direction / Technical supervision / Scripts / Compositing
Responsive Html5 / Css3
Foundation 6 / Bootstrap 4
Sass / Bourbon / Less
Twig / Blade / Handlebars
VueJS / BabelJS / GulpJS / MochaJS
Paper / Pencils / Graphic tablet
Survey Planet / Online research
UXPin / inVision / Writemaps
Photoshop CC / Illustrator CC
Autodesk 3ds Max / After Effects
Laravel PHP / PHP 7 / MySQL
MVC / OOP / REST API
Composer / Git / Docker / Cloud9
Team managment [ 5-7 people ]
Slack / Basecamp 3 / Trello
Agile / Scrum / Jira
French - Native speaking
English - FluentLives in Australia since November 2014 / TOEIC: 795 / IELTS: 6.5
Portuguese - Intermediate levelSelf‐taught / Portuguese father
Bellecour School's of Art, Lyon (France)
to september 2011
Bachelor degree successfully completed.
Graphic Design / 3D generalist / Animation / Drawing / VFX
University Institute of Technology, Le Puy‐en‐Velay (France)
to june 2008
Higher national certificate successfully completed (advanced diploma equivalent).
Software programming / Game programming / Web development / Digital imaging / Computer science
Georges Brassens Junior High School, Rive-de-Gier (France)
to june 2006
Technologic high school certificate successfully completed.
- Dusty libraries lover and avid blogs reader.
- Active participant in the Melbourne meetups scene. Sex Drugs & Helvetica, UX Australia, Melbourne Laravel, MelbCSS, Envato Talks, French IT Club, UX Design Group, ...
- Passionate about the 7th art. Experiences about writing and film directing for projects related to cinema and CG animation.