Kwaku Zigah

CTO at Now In Store

Lieu
Région de Montréal, Canada
Secteur
Computer Software

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Kwaku Zigah's Overview

Current
Past
  • iOS Developer at iSpeaky
  • C++ & Java Developer at Exane
  • .NET Developer Internship at IDFactory
  • Java/Servlet Developer Internship at Matsystem
  • Java Developer at Thales
  • Tcl/Tk Developer Internship at Thales
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Kwaku Zigah's Summary

Kwaku is an entrepreneur with a passion for mobile development. He has been developing on Android and iOS for the past 5 years and has published a dozen Apps on Google Play and the App store. He is a full-stack ninja developer capable of developing both complete end-to-end web applications as well native mobile apps for Android & iOS. He has an unquenchable desire to learn and loves working with talented people to improve his skills. When he is not working on a fun new App, Kwaku loves to swim and rollerblade around Montreal.

Specialties:
• Java
• Android
• Objective C
• iOS
• Python
• Django
• HTML
• Bootstrap
• CSS
• JavaScript
• jQuery
• PHP
• Symfony
• SQL

Kwaku Zigah's Experience

CTO & Co-Founder

Now In Store

Société à responsabilité limitée (SRL); 1-10 employés; secteur Information Technology and Services

septembre 2012Poste actuel (2 ans 1 mois)

Now In Store is platform that allows businesses to instantly create product catalogs. Over 6,000 businesses use Now In Store to build their product catalogs because we’re easy to use and 10 times faster than competitors.

Now In Store directly integrates with eCommerce platforms such as Shopify, Etsy and Storeenvy to make catalog creation and customization a breeze. In one click, businesses import their products and customize their catalogs with a simple drag and drop interface.

The product catalogs can either be downloaded as a PDF or shared through a unique url to send to clients. This allows businesses to track their open rates, sales and keep prices and quantities up-to-date at all times. Our solution increases client conversion, engagement and sales.

Check it out at Nowinstore.com

Android Development Teacher

Cégep Montmorency

Établissement éducatif; 501-1 000 employés; secteur Higher Education

février 2013Poste actuel (1 an 8 mois)

In charge of creating the complete plan and content of the new Android course available at Montmorency College.

Teaching twice a week mobile development to experienced developers.

Lead Mobile Developer

PasswordBox

Société à responsabilité limitée (SRL); 11-50 employés; secteur Internet

février 2013avril 2013 (3 mois) Montreal

In charge of the mobile team developing the Android & iOS App.

Android Developer

Forde

septembre 2011avril 2013 (1 an 8 mois) Montreal

* Consulting for several startups:
- Developed the first Android prototype for Snoobe, the mobile plan comparison.
- Developed the first Android version of PasswordBox, the password manager.
- Developed an Android app prototype of a wifi/gsm/bluetooth remote controller for batteries powered by solar Panel for eMobi-360.
- Maintained the eLearning Mobile Apps of iSpeaky
* Designed, developed and published several applications for Android available here:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Forde
* Created multiple promotional websites for mobile applications
* Maintained a technical blog about the Android platform

CTO & Co-Founder

Bossmatch

Société à responsabilité limitée (SRL); 1-10 employés; secteur Human Resources

octobre 2010septembre 2012 (2 ans) Région de Montréal, Canada

* Managed the Apache web server and MySQL database
* Programmed the website backend, unit and functional tests with Symfony

iOS Developer

iSpeaky

Société à responsabilité limitée (SRL); 11-50 employés; secteur E-Learning

janvier 2010octobre 2011 (1 an 10 mois)

* Programmed an iPhone application with interactive videos designed to improve english accent of learners
* Created an e-Learning iPhone application for students and teachers with a service oriented architecture

C++ & Java Developer

Exane

Société à responsabilité limitée (SRL); 501-1 000 employés; secteur Investment Banking

février 2006janvier 2009 (3 ans)

* Developed a new interface for traders in order to simplify management of financial products
* Conceived the front-end of a new trading platform
* Trained new developers to the department softwares

.NET Developer Internship

IDFactory

septembre 2004janvier 2005 (5 mois)

Conceived an export tool integrated to the web platform used by the city of Paris to manage their budget

Java/Servlet Developer Internship

Matsystem

février 2004juillet 2004 (6 mois)

Added new functionalities to the collaboration platform developed by the company

Java Developer

Thales

Société cotée en bourse; + de 10 000 employés; HO; secteur Defense & Space

juillet 2003août 2003 (2 mois)

Created a bot used to manage emails sent to the support team

Tcl/Tk Developer Internship

Thales

Société cotée en bourse; + de 10 000 employés; HO; secteur Defense & Space

décembre 2002mars 2003 (4 mois)

Created a tool used to dynamically generate new interfaces for other applications

Kwaku Zigah's Education

Université Paris Sud (Paris XI)

Ingénieur en informatique, Informatique

20012006

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