Grigory Balasanov

Freelance Website Programmer & Website Designer

Location:Rockville, Maryland, United States
2 Skills


Goal-oriented web developer with strong computer science and applied mathematics
background, with MS degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics and over eight
years of practical experience.


Seeking a challenging position as a web and software developer to utilize my knowledge and expertise in the field of Information Technology. I am a dedicated team player with strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills.


Programming skills PHP, HTML, CSS, Smarty template engine
XML, JavaScript, AJAX, Prototype, jQuery
Other Proficiencies Perl, Visual Studio .NET, C#, VB.NET, C++, Java
Databases MySQL, MS SQL Server, MS Access
Applications and tools Zend, Adobe: Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver,
Visual Studio 2008/2010, SQL Server Management Studio 2005/2008
Operating Systems Windows, Linux


1999 to 2004 Russian-Armenian State University Yerevan, Armenia
Masters Degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics.

=Work Experience=

University of Michigan-Dearborn Dearborn, MI
Visiting Research Investigator September 2010 to September 2011
-Used technologies such as PHP, MySQL along with jQuery library
-Developed and supported software designed for College of Engineering and Computer Science distance learning program;
-Developed monitoring software for course recordings and scheduling;
-Supported maintenance of Linux-based recording stations including building stations for new rooms;
-Developed secure software for recording management;
-Provided solutions for course video and audio streaming for different devices and formats;
-Calibrated and adjusted Linux-based recording stations for better video and audio quality;
-Established different modules for Virtual Learning Tool (VLT) software;
-Developed software for live video streaming and new modules and methods for streaming videos under iPhone/iPad and Android devices.

Smart Systems LLC Yerevan, Armenia
Web Developer August 2007 to February 2009
-Used technologies such as PHP, MySQL along with AJAX
-Played an integral role in the development of company’s Content Management System: designed the database structure; added the necessary functions for data processing, reporting, statistics; created a convenient way for adding unlimited number of sections and subsections in the websites;
-Developed websites for numerous clients with different tastes in design: Used different technologies, such as AJAX, XML, FLASH, CSS and others;
-Acted as a liaison between company and customers: As the main point of contact for the client, I set up meetings with personnel and discussed details of the project including design, implementation time and finances.

Bi-MML LLC Yerevan, Armenia
Web Developer June 2005 to July 2007
-Acted as a project manager and supervised website development: designed project plan and timelines; selected the project team members;
-Communicated with clients on establishment of project details and requirements;
-Designed and developed multimedia applications: worked with video; created animations using Abode Flash; created applications using Adobe Director.
Collaborated with:
Integration New Media
(Montreal, Canada | June 2006 to January 2007)
-Team member in the development of Integration New Media Portal: discussed and designed structure of the portal; implemented various new functions with the Project Manager; developed code in PHP.

Vested Development
(Moscow, Russia | October 2005 to March 2006)
-Collaborated in the development of Video Sharing Portal: designed preliminary concepts and database architecture; developed initial functions for uploading and streaming videos; designed and implemented user interface;
-Communicated with client on requirement specifications;
-Authored a user guide for Content Management System of video sharing portal by creating a CHM help file.

University of Management and Education Development Yerevan, Armenia
Assistant Professor in Computer Science March to June, 2005
-Taught web technologies course.

New Age Trust Corporation Yerevan, Armenia
Web developer October 2004 to June 2005
-Developed e-commerce websites for the number of commercial trademarks.
AbideWeb Technologies Yerevan, Armenia
Web developer, Internship September 2003 to February 2004
-Developed Websites.


May, 2002 The highest recognition for demonstration of programming techniques in the competition for the best website of Russian-Armenian State University
January, 2000 Winner of the competition for the best website of Russian-Armenian State University


English, Russian, Armenian, Georgian


References available upon request.