George Borunov

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Experienced software developer with an extensive background in creating various web and mobile web applications from games to social media monitoring.

Personal qualities

The qualities that defines me


Setting goals and making plans to achieve them is my biggest driver


Being focused on a single task/problem until it’s completed is what I normally do


Breaking down challenging problems to simple achievable steps is my passion


Give me an interesting problem to solve I’ll do the rest to invent a solution

Professional Timeline

Over 10 years of hands-on experience developing software solutions

Here you can see companies and clients I worked for throughout my career.

  • Mar 2017 - Oct 2017

    IBM & Manulife, Kitchener

    Senior Developer Contract
    Over the course of 7 months I was actively engaged in Agile development of a customer portal application. I participated in the project from the very start to a few weeks after the production launch date, and my role was Lead React developer. At the various stages of the project I was mentoring up to 6 frontend developers as well as designing architecture of the React application, developing core functionality and conducting code reviews for my team. In this project I gained tremendous experience in developing web applications in accordance to accessibility standards, including AODA (Ontario Accessibility Act), and also working remotely with a large distributed team.
  • Oct 2016 - Mar 2017

    Parkbench Inc, Toronto

    Software Developer Contractor
    I worked with the development team at Parkbench to launch the new version of their core product - neighbourhood news website The main objectives for the new version were to improve the quality of code, ease maintenance, as well as better user experience through implementing new design along the way.  
  • Sep 2015 - Sep 2016

    Postmedia Network Inc, Toronto

    Senior Front-End Developer

    Infomart (a division of Postmedia Network Inc) is a leading social media monitoring service in Canada. For hundreds of influential brands, it provides the way to keep track of citation not only in social media but also in traditional news and video content such as TV Shows and Video News Reports.

    My responsibilities in the company was to ensure a transition from legacy platform to a new architecture of connected RESTful micro-services on the backend and responsive SPA on the client-side, which are easy to maintain and extend with minimal efforts.

  • May 2015 - Aug 2015

    Kik Interactive Inc, Waterloo

    Senior Full Stack Developer

    Worked on rewarding offers (Kik Points) section inside Kik Messenger, popular mobile messenger especially among youth in US, with over 200 million users.

  • Oct 2014 - Apr 2015

    Boom Digital Media, Kitchener

    Senior Full Stack Developer

    Developed web games with adaptive layout and persistent server connection for mobile users

  • Jul 2013 - Jul 2014

    LevelUp Games Inc., Kiev, Ukraine

    Senior Web Developer
    As a part of marketing department was building marketing automation apps, including dashboards, tasks scheduling and integration with multiple internal services
  • Aug 2008 - Jun 2013

    IgroStroy LLC, Odessa, Ukraine

    Co-founder & Development Lead
    As a co-founder of the game development company, I was engaged in every little aspects of planning, development, deployment and maintenance process of various web games as well as apps for social networks.