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    Software Engineer with 4 years of experience and track record in Web & Mobile applications development.

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    Seasoned digital marketer with 5+ years of experience building and implementing strategies focused on SEO, email marketing, and Adwords largely for small to medium sized ecommerce sites.

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About Me

Who Am I?

Balogun Ridwan is a software developer with a vast array of knowledge in many different front-end and back-end technologies, responsive frameworks, databases, and best code practices. His objective is simply to be the best software developer that he can be and to contribute to the technology industry all that he knows and can do. He is dedicated to perfecting his craft by learning from more seasoned developers, remaining humble, and continuously making strides to learn all that he can about development.

While a student at Federal University of Technology, Akure, He studied Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, and he led a team of six to the 2015 Google Online Marketing Challenge (Middle East/Africa Business categories).

In 2016, he facilitated a programme that trained over 100 youths on how to develop websites, design graphics and digital marketing. Currently undergoing software development training with Microsoft Inc and also working as a business analyst with a startup company in Lagos, Nigeria. He possesses easily transferable skills such as organization, working with teams, and analytical skills.

He is an Innovative optimized solution seeker. Excited to be at the deployment phase of his new career as a software developer. He is ambitious, adventurous, assiduous, and animated.

Apart from being a Sofware Developer, a Digital Marketer, an IT Business Analyst, He enjoys most of his time being outdoors. He loves to participate in any form of Sports and Gaming. When forced indoors, he follows a number of sci-fi and fantasy genre movies. He is an aspiring Machine Learning Sofware Engineer, and he spends a large amount of his free time exploring the latest technology advancements in the software development world.

Web Development/Design

Digital Marketing/SEO

Software/App Testing

IT Business Analysis

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What I do?

Here are some of my expertise

Website Dev.

I provide expert web dev services to take your online presence to the next level.

Software Dev.

I can help you create innovative, engaging products, ensuring rapid time to market.

Digital Marketing

I develop effective online marketing strategies - SEO, PPC, Social Media, Email Marketing.

IT Business Analysis

I can provide unparalleled IT business analysis & requirements services for your organization

Software Testing & QA

Hire me to ensure the highest level of software/app quality.

SMM/SEM/SEO

I can help with Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, Social Media Marketing services

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Clients
Partners
My Specialty

Technical Skills

Front-End Languages: CSS, HTML, Javascript, PWAs

Frameworks: ReactJs, React Native, JQuery, Bootstrap, Material-UI

Back-End Techs: NodeJs, ExpressJs, RESTful APIs

Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, FireBase

Dev Tools: NPM, Git, Bitbucket, Github, Android Studio, VSC

Methodologies: Agile, Test Driven Development

Marketing: Google Adwords, Adsense, Analytics, SEO, SEM, SMM

Business Analysis & Software Testing/QA

Education

Education

Federal University of Technology, Akure (2010 – 2015)

Thesis: “Effect of sintering temperature on the mechanical properties of clay bonded carbon refractories”

  • Relevant modules: Refractory Technology, Mineral Processing, Corrosion maintenance, Foundry Technology, Materials failure analysis, Composites.

Ibadan Grammar School, Molete, Ibadan (2001– 2007)

West African Examination Certification

Experience

Work Experience

Software Developer, 2019

TechDigi Media Solutions, Lagos, Nigeria

  • Developed a full-stacked banking app with React, MUI, Firebase
  • Developed a full-stacked Facial Recognition app, ReactJS and ClariFai API.
  • Liaised with back-end developers, front-end developers, quality assurance testers, and CTOs as needed.
  • Managed time-sensitive updates, including content changes and database upgrades.
  • Tools: ReactJS, jQuery, Bootstrap, ClariFai API, MUI, ExpressJS, NodeJS, Firebase, PostgreSQL.

Software Developer & IT Business Analyst, 2018

Artoas Global Limted, Lagos, Nigeria

  • Documented business functional & non-functional requirements.
  • Generated process/data flow diagrams, use cases and user guides.
  • Collaborated and liaised with development, client, and quality assurance teams.
  • Developed new websites and redeveloped existing websites as required.
  • Proactively monitored applications, system software and/or hardware operations
  • Provided administration and maintenance of Linux servers and storage facilities.
  • Tools: ReactJS, Trello, Slack, Pivotal Tracker, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive, CMS, WHM/Cpanel

Digital Marketing Analyst, 2017

Red Media, Lagos, Nigeria

  • Developed digital marketing campaign strategies.
  • Bench-marked performance across all online channels and advised on KPIs.
  • Used methodical performance analysis to influence/support campaign strategies.
  • Performed ROI analysis to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of different marketing campaigns.
  • Tools: Google AdWords, Adsense, Analytics, Facebook/Twitter/Linkedin Ad Managers.

Website Developer & Digital Marketer 2016

Niji Group, Lagos, Nigeria

  • Developed all the company’s websites.
  • Implemented Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) programs.
  • Monitored website content for out-of-date postings.
  • Provided input, helped formulate online strategy and approached consistency with overall company objectives.
  • Managed, maintained and enhanced the company’s presence on social media sites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
  • Created e-mail marketing and promotion campaigns.
  • Tools: Wordpress, Google AdWords, Adsense, Analytics, Facebook/Twitter/Linkedin Ad Managers.

Team captain 2015

Google Online Marketing Challenge (Middle East & Africa Business Award Finals)

  • Partnered with Niji Group (www.nijigroup.com) on creating a 3-week Google Adwords online marketing campaign to increase the awareness of their line of processed foods, engineering, farms and a hotel service and to increase their website traffic.
  • At the end of the 3 weeks campaign, we achieved 75.8 thousand impressions, 694 clicks to the website, $0.36 average CPC and 0.92% CTR with Google Analytics data indicating that the campaign increased Niji Group’s website page views as there are 280 new visits, 257 unique visitors and 410 page views.
  • We made it to the 2015 GOMC finals (Middle East/Africa Business category) out of over 100,000 teams that participated globally.
Certifications

My Certifications

  • Complete React Developer (React, Redux, Hooks, GraphQL), Udemy 2019
  • The Complete Web Developer, Udemy 2019
  • Selenium Web Driver with Java (App/Software automation testing), Udemy 2018
  • Mobile Web Specialist, Andela Learning Community 2018
  • Front End Web Development, Andela Learning Community 2018
  • Telecommunication Power Training, University of Huawei, 2018
  • Javascript, PHP, SQL Training, Sololearn 2018
  • Android Development for Beginners,Andela Learning Community 2017
  • Google Adwords Search Certification, 2017
  • Google Analytics Certification, 2017
  • Google Mobile Sites Certification, 2017
  • Digital Skills for Africa Online Marketing Fundamentals, 2017
  • Google Online Marketing Challenge (Adwords Business Finalist, Middle East/Africa), 2015
  • Desktop Publishing, 2008