Hi, I’m Shahab.

Introduction

I am full stack designer/developer based in Queensland, Australia. I have over 10 years of professional experience working in the web industry and helped businesses achieve their goals by developing intuitive and user-focused web applications.

Work Philosophy

As a perpetual researcher, my ambition is to learn something new everyday.

Education

BSc. Computer Systems Engineering  2004 – 2008
University of Engineering & Technology Peshawar, Pakistan

MS. in Digital Design  2009 – 2010
Griffith university, Australia

Doctor of Philosophy  2014 – Present (graduating in January 2017)
Queensland University of Technology, Australia
About the thesis: Design of a parking guidance app to assist drivers search for vacant parking spots using smart-phone technology

Experience

Web Applications & Digital Design Consultant   2007 – 2010  Hycrete, Inc. USA

Developed company website using best UI practices.

Developed interactive animations to demonstrate how company products work.

Provided remote on-going support for company website & web hosting.

Lead Web Developer & Designer  2010 – 2016  System8, Australia

Designed, developed and tested numerous customer-facing (desktop and mobile ) websites for clients from various industries and provided on-going web and hosting support.

Developed specialised web applications for businesses to automate internal processes.

Delivered digital content (Audio/Video/Web) – from mockup to final product.

Developed several mobile-friendly SaaS based web applications.

Professional Skills

Programming Languages: PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Tools: Adobe Dreamweaver, PHPStorm, Atom, Sublime Text, After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Cinema4D, Logic Pro X

Web Development Frameworks: Lumen, WordPress, Bootstrap, Foundation, jQuery

Testing & Automation: Chrome DevTools, Selenium

Data Analysis & Machine Learning: Weka, Azure Machine Learning Studio

Film & Photography: Understanding of professional camera equipment and lighting techniques

Sound Design & Music: Tracking audio, mixing and mastering using DAW

adobe-expert

Publications

A stated-preference approach towards centrally assisted parking search and parking demand forecasting

A review of parking policy and its relationship with parking search behavior

Analysing On-Street Parking data For Forecasting: A Melbourne Case Study

Extracurricular Achievements

Photography: Winner of Gizmodo Shooting Challenge

Film: Winner Best Music Video Director – HUM TV Awards; Nomination for Best Music Video Director – LUX Style Awards

Music: Nomination for Best Emerging Talent & Music Single