Sylvain Simao

  • Front-End
  • UI-UX Design
  • Web Apps
  • Laravel PHP
  • Full-Stack

Contact

Professional Status

Employed
Unavailable

About Me

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

Experience

  • UI-UX Design - Strategy / Wireframing / Sketches / UI Design
  • Front-end development - Responsive websites / Web apps
  • Back-end development - Laravel PHP / MyID CMS

Full-Stack Web Developer / UI Designer

Precedence
December 2014 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

Head of Development / UI-UX Designer

Dynamic View
December 2011 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

Project Lead / UI-UX Designer - CELIO* Apps

Dynamic View
April 2012 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

Junior Graphic Artist / VFX Compositor

BUF Company
July 2011 to September 2011

Full-Stack Web Developer / UI Designer

Mute
March 2008 to June 2008
  • Web development - Showcases websites / CRM web app
  • UI Design - Web design / Flash animations

Skills

  • Responsive Html5 / Css3
  • Foundation 6 / Bootstrap 4
  • Sass / Bourbon / Less
  • Twig / Blade / Handlebars
  • JavaScript / ES6 / jQuery / NodeJS
  • 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 - Fluent
    Lives in Australia since November 2014 / TOEIC: 795 / IELTS: 6.5
  • Portuguese - Intermediate level
    Self‐taught / Portuguese father

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Computer Graphics & 3D Animation (Bachelor)

Bellecour School's of Art, Lyon (France)
September 2008 to September 2011

Bachelor degree successfully completed.

Graphic Design / 3D generalist / Animation / Drawing / VFX

Higher National Diploma in Information Technology and Programming (HND)

University Institute of Technology, Le Puy‐en‐Velay (France)
September 2006 to June 2008

Higher national certificate successfully completed (advanced diploma equivalent).

Software programming / Game programming / Web development / Digital imaging / Computer science

Technologic High School Certificate (HSC)

Georges Brassens Junior High School, Rive-de-Gier (France)
September 2004 to June 2006

Technologic high school certificate successfully completed.

Interests

  • 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.