About

Hello! I am Tafara Shamu. Web Developer and a software engineer, I also do graphic designing and photography for fun.

With a proven record on developing Web Applications and developing solutions for a wide range of clients with different needs, my goal is to leverage more than 5 years of experience in helping businesses grow their clientele by developing quicker and more effective solutions.

Through the years I have gained experience in agile development methodologies for dynamic web applications projects. I am well-versed in a number of Website Development technologies that includes PHP, Laravel Framework, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, CSS, Vue.Js, MySQL, Bootstrap framework, Drupal and Wordpress. I have a small background in project management and team leading. I am keen to achieve further professional development within website and applications development.

Professional Skills
Laravel Framework
75%
PHP
85%
JavaScript
70%
MySQL
70%
Bootstrap Framework
85%
HTML
85%
Vue.js
50%
CSS
85%
React.js
55%
Wordpress
85%
Work Experience

July 2019 - Present

Black Snow Group
Full-Stack Developer

Created MVC web applications using the Laravel framework. Made sure that all developed scripts, HTML, and CSS files are valid and consistent throughout the applications. Collaborated with other developers, User Experience (UX) team and project managers in all development projects ensuring that applications are built according to requirements specifications. Involved in project management team meetings to share ideas.

February 2016 - July 2019

Rokkit Digital Agency
PHP Developer

Worked as part of a multi-disciplinary team, carrying out ad-hoc tasks as requested by the project manager. Improved customer satisfaction by delivering projects according to set specifications. Developed most websites in WordPress CMS to meet business demand for agility, and flexibility.

April 2014 - January 2016

WEB Garden
Website Developer

This was the beginning of my career in Website Development. Helped develop and manage a few websites in the supervision of the lead developer. Delivered assigned work in a timely manner.

Education

2019 - 2021

Bachelor of Science Honors in Computing
Bachelor of Science Honors in Computing

University of South Africa

Modules included: Software Engineering, Software Project management, Information Security, Enterprise Architecture, Honors Research Report, Human Computer Interaction

2011 - 2013

Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor of Science in IT Management

Richfield Graduate Institute

Modules included: Mathematics, Web development using PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript, E-Commerce, Networks, Programming - Visual Basic, Programming - C++, Programming - Java, Business Management, Information Systems, Database Systems (SQL), Project Management, Quntitative Techniques, Software Engineering Management, IT Strategic management.

2019

Online Certificates (Udemy)
Certificates

Udemy

  • Google Ads/AdWords Consultation
  • SQL for Beginners in under 3 hours
Current Studies

Udemy

  • The Complete Web Developer Course
  • PHP with Laravel
  • Introduction to Python Programming
  • Programming with Python
  • PHP for Beginners - Become a PHP master
Interest