About

Hello! I’m Ahmed Elmadah

UI Designer & Drupal Developer

UI Designer & Drupal Developer experienced in clean interface design with a strong focus on designing, building & supporting complex Drupal web applications for large consumer-focused websites.

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Ahmed Elmadah
Summary
UI Designer & Drupal Developer experienced in clean interface design with a strong focus on designing, building & supporting complex Drupal web applications for large consumer focused websites.
Technical Knowledge
  • Drupal 7& 8
  • Module Development
  • Theming
  • Multisite
  • Accessibility
  • Deployment
  • Distributions
  • Views
  • Organic Groups
  • Domain Access
  • Web services
  • Internationalization
  • Wordpress
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • SASS/Less/Compass
  • PHP/MySQL
  • Git/SVN
  • JS/jQuery/AJAX
  • XML, JSON
  • Apache Solr
  • Bootstrap
  • Data Visualization
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sketch
  • UX Design and Research
  • UI and Web Design
  • Responsive Design
  • Web Site Analytics
  • Project Management
  • Prototyping
  • Information Architecture
  • Wireframes
  • Cross-Browser Testing
Experience

Lead Software Architect and UX Designer at United Nations

February 2012 - Present
  • Participates in preparing the entire project life cycle including Analysis, Design, and Development.
  • Developed high-level storyboards, mockups, wireframes and prototypes to effectively communicate information architecture, interaction and design ideas.
  • Worked on multiple projects simultaneously, work in partnership with developers, business stakeholder, project managers.
  • Created and customized Drupal themes, content types, and modules to meet the requirements.
  • Undertakes analysis of well-defined modules within the system, develop enhancements and new features to existing systems.
  • Developed Domain access module setup for 100+ sites.
  • Involved in analysis of migrating content to Drupal 7.
  • Ensures data security and integrity.
  • Undertakes rigorous testing and proving of applications software.
  • Created designs and layouts based on user experience principles.
  • Responsible for building responsive mobile user experiences for all products.
  • Involved with Mobile Application Development.
  • Provides guidance to new/junior team members.
  • Successfully coordinated work assignments with offshore developer team.

Front-End Web Developer at Thomas Publishing

October 2011 - December 2011
Responsible for front end development and testing of all web sites from the ground up. Worked with a team of graphic designers to create compelling web site user interfaces to take into the build out phase.

Front End Web Developer at Empire City Productions

April 2011 - August 2011
Managed team of web and graphic designers to design site structure, new layouts for the company website. Advocated a web-standards approach to increase search engine optimization and accessibility.

Front End Web Developer at Dar El Salam Travel

April 2011 - July 2011
Designing layouts for advertisements for magazines, newspapers and brochures. Developed travel websites using XHTML & CSS, PHP and JavaScript, image editing, and some Flash.

Web Designer at Mirko Ilic Corp

February 2011 - June 2011
Interned for Mirko Ilic Corp, an award-winning multidisciplinary design studio in New York. Assisted the studio with web design, programming, and other duties as needed.

 

 
Education

The Art Institute of New York City

AOS, Web Design & Interactive Media, 2009 - 2011
Honors and Awards

2013 UN21 Award for Greening

Award for contributing to the initiative "Paperless meetings solutions" which reduces paper consumption for a more sustainable United Nations.