Biography

Farrokh Rostami Kia is currently a technical designer at Gensler’s San Francisco office. He graduated from the University of New Mexico, with Master of Architecture degree. His background working in different countries and with different cultures has given him an open-minded approach to problem-solving and has taught him to be both effective and efficient in his work.

resumé

education

The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA - Master of Architecture

2015 - 2018

3.5 years program with 3.96 GPA - Recipient of Alpha Rho Chi Medal

Anadolu University, Ankara, Turkey - Master of Science

2010 - 2013

2.5 yrs Construction Engineering and Management Program with 3.6 GPA - Developed VIBSIM (Visual Blind Spot Simulation Model)

Urmia State University, Urmia, Iran - Bachelor of Science

2005 - 2009

Mine studies and mine excavation methods in general - Chair member of the Urmia Mine Society

employment

FNEL

2019 - 2022

CEO, Product Manager, and UI/UX Designer

  • Sole developer of both production and development versions of FNEL Server and Web platform
  • Improved product's online users list efficiency using hash table
  • Improved web platform's graphical load-up time using sass
  • Developed colliding schedules checker algorithm for appointments where appointments can be checked regardless of their timezone and fully scalable
  • Developed a web application to help stylist manage their working hours free of time zone complexities
  • Integrated JSWT system with the web application for users' session control and termination
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) using NextJS server-side rendering methods.
  • Establishing Deep Link between web and iOS platforms

Gensler

2018 - 2022

Technical Architectural Designer

  • Design Technology Leader of San Francisco Community Flex Studio
  • Recipient of GDEA 2021 as part of SFO Terminal 1 Team
  • Implementation of python in grasshopper and dynamo plugin development

UNM School of Architecture & Planning

2015 - 2018

Project Assistant

  • UNM school of architecture (UNMSAAP) website content management
  • UNMSAAP scholarships online application development and data processing

Freelance Activities

2003 - 2006

FrontEnd Developer & UI/UX designer

  • developed various personal and organizational websites using html, css and wordpress

Skills

Programming Related

HTML5expert

CSS3advance

SCSSintermediate

JavaScriptadvance

NodeJS & Expressintermediate

NextJs & Reactadvance

Pythonintermediate

MongoDBintermediate

MySQLintermediate

Djangobeginner

Flaskbeginner

Gitintermediate

Tailwindadvance

Others

Adobe XDadvance

3Ds Maxexpert

V-rayexpert

ARadvance

VRadvance

Revitadvance

Grasshopper & Dynamointermediate

AutoCADadvance

Sketch Upintermediate

Photoshopexpert

illustratoradvance

Aftereffectsintermediate

LANGUAGES

  • English (fluent)
  • Persian (Mother Tongue)
  • Turkish (fluent)
  • Arabic (beginner)

My Projects

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Fnel, online fashion service

project fnel was my first experience as a startup founder where I had a chance to take control of different side of it. I was in charge with managing, UI designing, backend, and frontend development of this project. Due to its startup nature we weren't bind to any legacy technologies which help the project taking advantage of latest available frameworks and packages.

Role:

  • Project Manager
  • FullStack Developer
  • UI/UX Designer

Used stack:

  • NodeJS
  • NextJS
  • MongoDB
  • HTML5
  • SASS
  • Stripe
  • Firebase
  • NginX
  • redis
  • mjml
  • docker
  • sendGrid
  • Socket.IO
  • Twilio
  • Cloudinary

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