Venkat Malineni :: Portfolio
Venkat Malineni  

Venkat Malineni

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UI Engineer
Summary:
Extensive experience in user-centered design and development, focusing on Web and Windows applications. Expertise includes GUI design, HCI/Heuristics, creative graphics design, web design & development, content management, Network Administration.
Experience and proficiency in HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, VBScript, Dreamweaver MX 2004, Flash MX, Fireworks MX 2004, Photo Shop 6.0/CS, Front Page 2000, Cold Fusion Studio, GoLive.
Technical Skills:
Extensive use of web authoring tools
Flash MX 2004, Fireworks MX 2004, Dreamweaver MX 2004, Dreamweaver UltraDev, Freehand, Front Page 2000, Cold Fusion MX, Adobe GoLive and many other.
Extensive use of web design and animation tools
Fireworks MX 2004, Flash MX 2004, Paint Shop Pro 6.0, Photo Shop 6.0/CS, 3DStudio Max 4.0.
Programming and DBMS
C++, Java, Visual Basic 6.0, Oracle SQL Plus, MS SQL Server 97/2000, MySQL, MS Access 97/2000.
Internet Technologies
ASP, JSP, PHP, VBScript, JavaScript, HTML, XHTML, CSS, CSS2, XML, XSL, IIS 5.0 / 6.0.
Tools
MS Project 2000, Visio 2003.
Advanced knowledge of operating systems
Unix, Linux and Windows NT/2000/XP/2003.
Strong verbal and written skills.
Experience:
  User Interface Engineer
10/2004 to Present
  Organization: Neoforma, Inc, Santa Clara CA.
Environment: Windows2000/XP.
Programming & Tools: HTML, Javascript, CSS, ActionScript 2.0, Dreamweaver MX2004, Flash MX.
Graphic Design Tools: Abode Photoshop CS, Macromedia Flash MX 2004, Fireworks MX 2004.
 

Responsible for working closely with Product Management and Engineering to map out user models and to create user-centered design for web applications and business reports which are accessed 1600 online by hospitals and their suppliers and,

 
Designed, developed and produced both high-level flows , wireframes and detailed click through HTML prototypes to ensure that design is useful, usable and creates high quality user experience.
 
Designed UI and prototypes related to 2005 releases and enhancements.
  Designed UI, prototypes and documented UI specifications related to all internal project releases.
  Created, designed and developed standards, style guides and interfaces for client business reports. Responsible for driving style guides and reporting standards across Neoforma, Inc.
  Assisted the Information Access & Development teams in customization of Business Objects 6.x reports (InfoView and Webi) layout, design and optimizing the look and feel for both display and print.
  Assisted development teams by providing client-end scripts, HTML layouts and CSS styles for all 2005 release, enhancements and Internal projects.
 
Re-designed and developed http://neoglimpse, an internal web portal that holds and links all the prototypes accessed by Neoforma customers. Created a structure to hold and archive current and old prototypes.
 
  GUI/ Web Designer/Developer
05/2004 to 10/2004
  Organization: Oracle Corporation, Redwood Shores, CA.
Environment: Windows2000/XP, Oracle Websites Application.
Programming & Tools: HTML, Javascript, CSS, ActionScript 2.0, Dreamweaver MX2004, Flash MX.
Graphic Design Tools: Abode Photoshop CS, Macromedia Flash MX, Fireworks MX.
 
Responsible for complete design, website architecture, visual design and development of “SalesMethod” Intranet website: a web-based interactive Oracle Sales training application accessed by 2700 Oracle sales representatives worldwide. Worked with senior management of Oracle’s National Sales Team (NAS).
 
Designed overall information architecture and user interface.
 
Proposed and recommended changes to prototypes. Designed and developed six levels of user-navigation within each page, approved by both Oracle’s web design and usability team.
  Conducted usability study with end-user community (sales team). Worked with Oracle’s Design & Identity team, proposed and recommended usability improvements, leading to users rating website excellent & highly usable.
 
Designed and developed Oracle’s interactive “Sales playbooks” using Flash MX and ActionScript 2.0.
 
Designed new set of Icons approved by Oracle’s design & Identity team and added to Oracle’s standard icon library.
 
Developed an extension of Oracle standard CSS document.
 
Documented the complete solution and trained the maintenance team.
 
Designed and Developed interfaces under 508 accessibility and latest W3C standards. The website is cross-browser compatible (IE 4 and above, Netscape 4.79 and above, Mozilla 1.7). Dreamweaver MX2004, Flash Mx, Fireworks MX2004, Adobe Photoshop CS, HTML, Javascript, Actionscript 2.0 and CSS were used for design and development. http://salesmethod.us.oracle.com/ (intranet only)
    http://salesmethod.us.oracle.com/ (intranet only)
 
  UI Designer/Developer
03/2003 to 04/2004
  Organization: Bonfare Markets, Inc, Hayward, CA.
Environment: Windows2000/XP, MS SQL Server 2000, IIS 5.0
Programming & Tools: Visual Studio 6.0 (C++, Visual Basic 6.0), ASP, HTML, Javascript, XML, ActionScript 2.0, Dreamweaver MX and Visio 2003.
Graphic Design Tools: Abode Photoshop 6.0/CS, Macromedia Flash MX, Fireworks MX.
 
Responsible for the GUI design and front-end programming for touch screen based Point of Sale system for 28 Wendys restaurant locations.
 
Designed and developed GUI for POS application using Adobe Photo Shop 6.0 and Macromedia Fireworks MX.
 
Conducted usability study based on HCI factors with customer identified end-user community; recommended usability improvements leading to users rating POS application highly usable.
  Designed Screen Mock ups for POS, Back-office and Corporate applications, and assisted the development team in building complex applications.
 
Designed and developed GUI for POS application using Adobe Photo Shop 6.0 and Macromedia Fireworks MX.
 
Designed and developed user interfaces for PDA applications used for monitoring inventory.
 
Developed POS system as a part of a team using Visual Basic 6.0 running on Windows 2000/XP.
 
Developed stored procedures and scripts in SQL server 2000 in conjunction to VB 6 front-end POS application.
 
Designed & developed pages in ASP for accessing daily sales and inventory status.
  Designed system, network layout plans, and transaction data flow with using MS Visio 2003.
 
Responsible for design and implementation of websites for Bonfare Markets, Inc and it’s subsidiary XProtean, Inc. Interfaces developed under 508 accessibility and latest W3C standards. HTML, ASP, Javascript, CSS were used design and development.
 
Designed and developed interactive maps to list out store locations for Bonfare Markets, Inc in Flash MX using ActionScript 2.0
    http://www.bonfaremarkets.com , http://www.xprotean.com
 
  User Interface Designer
08/2002 to 02/2003
  Organization: Zygox, Inc, Sunnyvale, CA.
Environment: Windows 2000/XP, IIS 5.0
Programming & Tools: Visual Studio 6.0 (C++, Visual Basic 6.0)
Graphic Design Tools: Adobe Photoshop 6.0, Fireworks MX.
 
Responsible for the GUI design, and front-end programming for touch screen based Point of Sale system for 17 C-Store/Gas stations.
 
Designed overall information architecture and user interface.
 
· Designed UI Mock ups and conducted usability studies based on HCI factors.
 
Designed and developed GUI for POS application using Adobe Photo Shop 6.0 and Macromedia Fireworks MX.
 
Designed and developed user interfaces for PDA applications used for monitoring inventory.
  Developed POS system as a part of a team using Visual Basic 6.0 running on Windows 2000/XP.
 
· Designed system, network layout plans, and transaction data flow with using MS Visio 2003.
 
  Web designer/developer
04/2002 to 07/2002
  Organization: Zygox, Inc, Sunnyvale, CA.
Environment: Windows 2000/XP, MS SQL Server 2000, IIS 5.0
Programming & Tools: ASP, HTML, ActionScript 2.0, Javascript and Dreamweaver MX.
Graphic Design Tools: Abode Photoshop 6.0, Macromedia Flash MX, Fireworks MX.
 
Responsible for design, development and maintenance of a corporate website and an entertainment website for Marquez Brothers, Inc.
 
Designed user interfaces for Web sites and applications using latest W3C Standards. Worked with clients, developers, to guide the design and development processes. Helped clients determine product goals and features. Wrote functional specifications.
 
Designed and developed corporate website using Macromedia Fireworks, Dreamweaver MX, Adobe Photo Shop 6.0, ASP and HTML. Developed interactive maps in Flash MX using Action Script to show all locations in USA and Mexico.
http://www.marquezbrothers.com
 
Designed the interactive entertainment website of Promociones Marquez using Macromedia Flash MX, Fireworks MX, Dreamweaver MX, Adobe Photo Shop 6.0. Developed the complete website using extensive Action Script, ASP, Javascript and HTML.
http://www.promocionesmarquez.com
 
  Web designer/developer
10/2001 to 03/2002
  Organization: Zenasis Technologies, Inc, Campbell, CA.
Environment: Windows 2000, Apache.
Programming & Tools: PHP, HTML, Javascript and Dreamweaver 4.0.
Graphic Design Tools: Abode Photoshop 6.0, Macromedia Flash 5.0, and Fireworks 4.0.
 
Responsible for design, development and maintenance of a corporate website.
 
Designed website using HTML and JavaScript for Zenasis Technologies, Inc. Work included graphic design, content management, site usability and navigation tests, design and development of image and text effects.
 
Developed pages in PHP for online customer registration during DAC. Macromedia Flash 5.0, Dreamweaver 4.0, Fireworks 4.0 and Photoshop 6.0 were used for designing.
http://www.zenasis.com/
 
  Webmaster
06/1999 to 06/2000
  Organization: School of Management, University of Western Sydney, NSW Australia.
Environment: Windows NT, IIS 4.0
Programming & Tools: JavaScript, ASP, VBScript, Macromedia Dreamweaver 2.0
Graphic Design Tools: Fireworks 2.0, Flash 2.0
 
Redesigned a 56 page School website, including a full user-centered design process and information re-architecture.
  Designed, developed websites using HTML, JavaScript for individual departments of the school, and homepages for the faculty.
 
Created a secured access system for faculty and students to view and download course material. Windows NT/IIS Server.
 
  Network Administrator
06/1998 to 05/1999
  Organization:K.C.P.SUGAR AND INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
Environment: Windows NT, UNIX (HP 9000), Novell Netware.
 
Migrated Existing Novell network to Windows NT.
 
Provided on site corporate training on Windows NT and Novell NetWare and Intranet.
 
Trouble shot the problems with failed mirror on Novell server with SFT-III and reestablished the mirroring. Restructured the Network using structured cabling for 80 clients running Windows 95 and Macintosh and configured the Novell server as IPX Router with two different subnets.
 
Network Implementation of the corporate intranet using Modems, Leased lines, VSATs, Cray Routers and E-mail.
 
Provided on-site / on-call support to Production, Test, Development Servers and on a 24/7 schedule.
 
Support to Software development team
 
Implementation of the software on the Wide Area Network.
 
Setting up of 10 Base-T Networks with AT&T Cat-5 Cable and Hubs
 
Configuring Multi-protocol connectivity with TCP/IP between Unix NT & other OS
 
Education:
 
M.S. in Computer Information Systems (GPA 3.9/4.0)
Golden Gate University, San Francisco.
  Master of Engineering Management (MEM) (GPA 3.67 /4.0)
University of Western Sydney, NSW, Australia.
 
BS in Mechanical Engineering
Andhra University, Waltair, India.
 
References:
Available upon request.
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