I'm 35 year old UI/UX Engineer living in Helsinki and doing awesome things for Carbon Health
I worked on projects for some
of biggest web agencies and worked on online projects for clients such as:
Activision, Amnesty International, Resfest
Bridgestone, Honda and Starbucks.
I'm currently part of the international jury of AWWWARDS.
- High-quality and responsive front-end development for web sites and applications.
- Modular, scalable, robust, and reusable code.
- Performance optimisation, progressive enhancement, usability, and accessibility.
- SEO using semantic HTML and Microformats.
- Site planning and architecture.
- User interface design.
- Expert in hand-coded HTML, CSS, jQuery, AngularJS .
- Expert in Mobile development, responsive design
- Expert in cross-browser development
- Experience with Handlebars, Mustache
- Experience with SASS, LESS
- Experience with node, requirejs, systemjs, GruntJS
- Experience working in PHP MVC environments.
- Experience in Django REST framework
- Development for Magento, Shopify and Wordpress open source platforms.
- APIs such as Facebook, Google, Flickr and Twitter.
- Experience working with Git and SVN.
Front-end & Mobile Engineer
Working on micro-site and mobile app
April 2011–April 2017
User Interface / User Experience developer working on udemy.com project.
Responsible for implementation Web user interface and interaction elements based on screen designs,
wireframes, flowcharts and other documentation using HTML5, CSS3 and Angular app
Freelance front-end developer
in Istanbul & Stockholm
January 2010–April 2011
Front-end developer working on various projects. Improved CSS3 and HTML5 skills. Projects I worked on: DJ Hero, Betterfly
interfaces and controls. Built the front-end for Honda Turkey web
October 2001–March 2002
Applied HTML to deliver cutting-edge user interfaces and components. Handled markup maintenance and
development for various online projects.
Honors, Awards and Articles
BMA, Business Administration
Dokuz Eylul University
2002–2004 (Dropped out second year)
Anatolian High School
- "Goksel is a highly creative and fast front-end developer. While working with us on Betterfly.com, his
passion about his work made him work late hours and weekends to meet deadlines with no complaints,
making him a valuable member of our team. He has a great personality and I look forward to working with
him on future projects",
February 19, 2010
Emily Pugh, Interactive Producer, Betterfly
- "I had the opportunity to work with Goksel on redesigning our website (www.zaplee.com). Working with the
designer, Goksel created a website that has been recognized as a leading example of aesthetics, flow and
user interaction. He's been outstanding both in programming and the communication surrounding the
project. Highly recommended if you want complex front-end programming within budget, time and excellent
quality. I just hope you don't take too much of his time as we are looking forward to him doing some
additional work in the very near future.",
February 1, 2010
Mihir Kothari, IT Consultant, Zaplee
- "I worked with Goksel over about a 6 months's time on web development, and he's fantastic to work with.
He's an ace developer with a unique skill set that spans extensive front-end to back-end development. I
worked with him on several projects and i can say that he is a great developer to add to any team.",
February 2, 2010
Yavuz Akyazici, General Manager, Trafo