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Keri Henare

Keri Henare

Address

8/183 Tamaki Drive, Kohimarama, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
Location: -36.848608, 174.839398

Summary

I would describe myself as a passionate, highly motivated person who is ready to tackle any challenge. I am determined to succeed, to improve myself and to expand on all of my skills and talents at every opportunity. I am very friendly and actively try to be the best person that I can.

Skills

JavaScript

I have 5 years of experience developing large, powered web applications. I have a preference for wherever possible, but have extensive experience with , , , , , and many other libraries. I have an extensive knowledge of , , and . I have worked with JS testing frameworks such as and automated browser tests with .

CSS

I have 12 years of experience and have learned the the eccentricities of each browser during this time. I have stayed up-to-date with the latest based technologies including , new selectors, animations, transitions, transforms, etc.

HTML

I love semantic markup and enhance my HTML with whenever possible. I am passionate about web accessibility and have experience with .

PHP

I am a and am experienced with several frameworks such as , , and .

I am proficient with both and version control systems.

I am comfortable with , & .

Experience

  • Vend - Senior Developer

    Parnell, New Zealand
    – Present

    Vend is a browser-based, next generation point-of-sale system used by thousands of retailers worldwide. I lead development of the web-client application. The client app runs entirely in a browser window and is fully functional even when offline. I enjoy being able to focus my attention onto this single product, constantly improving it and adding value for our customers.

    Reference:

    Vaughan Rowsell +64 21 841 897
  • Pixel Fusion - Lead Developer, Chief Technology Officer

    http://pixelfusion.co.nz
    Parnell, New Zealand

    Pixel Fusion are developers of well-crafted, bespoke websites and web applications. I started as a Junior Developer after having decided to turn my love for web into a career. While at Pixel Fusion I developed complex web applications with HTML, CSS & Javascript, as well as server-side solutions with PHP. I grew into a role of mentor and managed the technical side of the business.

Publications

.Net Magazine

  • Issue 163 — Cord Layouts

    A tutorial on creating super-accessible content orientated, resolution dependent layouts with CSS and JavaScript. Cord Layouts were intended to be responsive layouts before browsers implemented Media Queries.

  • Issue 165 — An Introduction to MS Visual Web Developer

    A beginner's introduction to Microsoft Visual Web Developer and ASP.NET, with an example of a basic template generated website.

Education

  1. University of Auckland - BSc Computer Science

    http://www.auckland.ac.nz Auckland, New Zealand

    At the University of Auckland I studied Computer Science and specialised in Information Systems. I left my studies in order to travel overseas and I hope to one day return to university to complete my degree.

  2. Papatoetoe High School

    http://papatoetoehigh.school.nz Papatoetoe, New Zealand

    I attended Papatoetoe High School where I was a House Captain in my final year. As a House Captain it was my duty to lead weekly assemblies and to motivate students at school events. This was my first experience with public speaking and I learnt much during the year.