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Jegeho 12, Bratislava,
82108, Slovak Republic.
+421 919 321 977

Anton Karpenko (KARPOLAN)

Languages English, Russian, Ukrainian, Slovak
Professional experience
06/2019 - current time:

Software development, digital products, applications and projects.

  • Position: Technical architect
  • Work: Technical architect, Product manager, Team lead, Full stack JavaScript developer, Mentor for our engineers, and Technical Consultant for our clients. I'm working as full-time contractor.
  • Technologies: JavaScript, React, Meteor, Node.js, MongoDB.
  • Methodology: Agile processes (Scrum, Kanban), CI/CD, OOP, TDD.
06/2017 - 06/2019:

Independent IT contractor and Business consultant.

  • Position: Tech Architect
  • Work: Technical architect, Product manager, Business analytic, Full stack developer. I was working for PozitiFF remotely.
  • Technologies: HTML/CSS, JavaScript, React, Angular, Electron, Meteor, Node.js, MongoDB, PHP, Python, C#, Java, Swift, C++
  • Methodology: Kanban, Scrum, TDD, OOP, Continuous deployment, Remote work.
08/2017 - 03/2019:

Evangelist of the international educational institution.

  • Work: I'm helping existing branches, organizing creation of new branches, searching for teachers and students, introducing people to each other.
05/2016 - 08/2017:

Bratislava branch of the international

  • Position: Technical Director
  • Work: Opening of a local branch in Bratislava. Maintenance of website and social networks. Promoting Computer Academy "IT Step" in Slovak Republic.
  • Technologies: In-house software, Different Analytics, Google Docs, Trello.
  • Methodology: Social Media Marketing (SMM), Context Advertising (CPC/CPA), Remote work and administration.
09/2015 - 08/2017:

Prague branch of the international

  • Position: Technical Director
  • Work: Opening of a local branch in Prague. Creation of Marketing and PR strategy. Maintenance of website and social networks. Promotion of IT Step Academy in Czech Republic.
  • Technologies: In-house software, Different Analytics, Google Cloud Services, Trello, Social Network APIs.
  • Methodology: Agile processes (Kanban), Social Media Marketing (SMM), Context Advertising (CPC/CPA), Remote work and administration.
10/2012 - 07/2016

Business Incubator

First Ukrainian complete-round business accelerator and campus-style incubator.

  • Position: CTO
  • Work: Everything about start-ups. Technology and architecture consulting. Trainings, master-classes, and education program. In-house hardware and software solutions. Video conferences and recording.
  • Technologies: Cloud services, Google Apps, Virtual machines, Different web and social APIs.
03/2014 - 08/2014:

(Garrison5 studio)

Game for iOS and Android.

  • Position: Mobile application developer
  • Work: Development of mobile game for iOS and Android using Cocos2d-x engine. Integration with social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Google+) and different analytic services (Flurry, MobileAppTracking, DevToDev, and others).
  • Technologies: C++, Objective C, Java, Facebook API, Twitter SDK, and other 3rd-party SDKs.
04/2006 - 01/2012:

Software Company ""

End-user software development and worldwide distribution.

  • Position: CEO. Company owner.
  • Work: Business development and marketing strategy. Software and websites. Promotion in social media. Search engine optimization.
  • Technologies: Delphi, C#, WinAPI, .NET, HTML + CSS, Python, PHP, ASP.
  • Products:
    • Remote Desktop Control - remote computer access software.
    • Backup Expert - universal backing up software.
    • MP3 Tag Editor - audio and music tags editor.
    • Data Cure - file data recovery software.
    • Data Remedy - disk and partition data recovery software.
    • FTP Auto Sync - ftp/sftp upload and synchronization software.
    • DVD Blaster - CD/DVD/BluRay disc burner and virtual disk emulator.
    • Automatic Password - password and identity manager.
03/2000 - 04/2006:

Software company ""

End-user and special software development. Components for Borland Delphi and C++ Builder. WEB design. IT Outsourcing.

  • Position: CEO. Product manager. Technology architect. Company co-founder.
  • Work: Company management and marketing strategy. Software and hardware solutions. Development of applications and components. Support service. Tech writing. Web programming and design.
  • Technologies: Delphi, C++ Builder, SQL, HTML, Perl, Java, PHP, ASP.
  • Products:
07/1999 - 01/2001:

Company ""

Development of components for Delphi and C++Builder. CGI scripts.

  • Position: Software developer. Company co-founder.
  • Work: Software development. Customer support. Tech writing.
  • Technologies: Delphi, C++ Builder, C/C++, Perl, HTML/DHTML.
09/1999 - 02/2000:

Company "puterSoft.Com, Inc."

Development of business applications and business components for Borland Delphi and C++ Builder.

  • Position: Software developer. Hardware specialist.
  • Work: Development of applications, components and special utilities. Web and company style design. Hardware and network support.
  • Technologies: Delphi, C++Builder, Photoshop, HTML/DHTML.
10/1998 - 05/1999:

Company "Craft", Kiev, Ukraine.

Localization of computer games

  • Position: Software developer.
  • Work: Hacking and programming. Localization of computer games. Development of tools and utilities for software localization.
  • Technologies: Delphi, Visual C++, Watcom C/C++, Open GL, DirectX.
06/1996 - 09/1998:

Russian-Ukrainian Company "BIP Ltd."

Computers and hardware manufacture

  • Position: Technical director.
  • Work: Management of computer manufacturing department. Technical support. Development of special accounting programs, reports and other printable stuff.
  • Technologies: SQL, Delphi, Visual C++, Visual Basic, 1C.
05/1995 - 04/1997:

Commercial Bank "Demetra PLUS"

Currency exchange department

  • Position: Software developer and technical supervisor.
  • Work: Development of "AObmen" - a currency exchange automation system (Certified in National Bank of Ukraine). Creation of special software utilities for different business purposes. Hardware technical support.
  • Technologies: Borland Pascal 7.0 with TurboVision, FoxPro 2.0-2.5, Delphi.
  • Systems: MS-DOS 5.0-6.22, Windows 3.11
09/1994 - 05/1995:

Kiev Polytechnic Institute (KPI).

Faculty of Aero-Space Systems

  • Position: Laboratory assistant.
Additional professional skills

As information technology specialist

  • Technologies: Cloud computing, Virtualization, Mobile applications, Client Server, MVC, MVVT, Visual component development, Object oriented programming, WinAPI, .NET, SQL, HTML + CSS, CGI, Ajax, COM/DCOM, CORBA, ActiveX, OpenGL, DirectX, CUDA, VR/AR, and many other terrible words and abbreviations :)
  • Operating systems: Windows 9x-10, Mac OS X, Android, iOS, UNIX/Linux, MS-DOS.
  • Programming languages: JavaScript, Java, C#, C/C++, Objective C, Swift, PHP, Python, Ruby, Perl, Delphi, Object Pascal, Basic, Assembler.
  • Databases: MongoDB, DynamoDB, MariaDB, MySQL, PostgeSQL, SQLite, MS SQL Server, Oracle, InterBase, and others.
  • Software tools: Microsoft Office, Visual Studio, Eclipse, Photoshop, Autocad, 3ds Max, Balsamiq, Notepad++
  • Network protocols: TCP/IP, UDP, Ethernet, IPX.
  • Hardware architectures: PC XT - Pentium X, ARM/Cortex, ZX80

As businessman and entrepreneur

  • Business tools: Trello, Jira, Asana, Pipedrive, Zoho, Sugar CRM, Dynamics CRM, Salesforce, 1C.
  • Marketing tools: Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, CPM/CPC/CPA campaigns, different SEO and affiliate marketing tools.
  • E-commerce platforms: Paypal, Google Checkout, Digital River (Shareit, RegNow), Plimus, PayPro Global, Avangate, Ecwid, Etsy, own merchant account.
  • Web tools: Domains and hosting, Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Apps, Webmaster tools.
1994 - 2000:

National Technical University of Ukraine - ""

  • Faculty: Aero-Space Systems.
  • Bachelor of Metrology and Gauging Equipment.
  • Master of Electronics.
1984 - 1994:

School #170, Kiev, Ukraine.

Hobby Handmade, aero-modeling, fishing, guitar, programming, computer games, new technologies.