CV

PERSONAL STATEMENT

Samora is intrinsically motivated, focused on implementing eHealth solutions and attentive to data analysis to improve workflow and outcomes in healthcare systems. Over the past 5+ years, he has focused on building ideas into award-winning solutions as a web developer & consultant in the healthcare and commercial market. He combines his technical background and experience in challenging start-up environments to implement intuitive platforms that satisfy stakeholder objectives.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Skills
HTML, CSS, Angular 2/4, Node.js, AngularJS, WordPress, Ionic, Cordova, Git, Grunt/Gulp, Magento eCommerce , PHP CodeIgniter, MySQL, Karma, MongoDB, UML

Tools
Git, BitBucket, Photoshop & Illustrator, SQL Server Studio, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, MS Office, Amazon Web Services, Zachman Framework

EXPERIENCE

Co-Founder & Front-End Developer, MediRevu, March 2014 – June 2016

Health tech company creating solutions for health and clinical professionals to improve clinical workflow.

  • Developed multi-platform mobile apps for clients including CARPHA (Caribbean Public Health Agency) and the Diabetes Association of Barbados to improve patient engagement and increase staff productivity
  • Collaborated face-to-face and remotely with a 3-member team to form data-driven strategic plans and requirements research from clinical stakeholders
  • Researched healthcare innovations and trends focused on user adoption and UI/UX to implement in product development
  • Applied LEAN software lifecycle methodologies to app development
  • Collaborated with team on business development (idea to launch) with LEAN startup methodologies
  • Devised customer acquisition strategies and workflows based on digital funnels with social media platforms, Google AdWords and Analytics

Web Consultant, Freelance & Consultancy, June 2007 – Present

Worked with clients in the tourism, technology and creative industries to develop website solutions, increase their digital presence and customer touchpoints.

  • Integrated e-commerce, reporting and registration into clients’ websites
  • Supported clients in system use and training through concise document guides, 1-to-1 sessions and remote assistance via email and telephone
  • Migrated out-of-date and static websites to dynamic mobile responsive websites
  • Implemented solutions, based on requirements research with clients, to develop custom web/mobile applications to increase business efficiency by automating customer interaction processes 

Notable Projects

Revelrii – 2011-Present

Developed a web application for carnival bands to manage registration, costume sales, customer relationships and inventory management of 3,000+ members.

  • Improved resolution time of customer queries with more efficient information access
  • Analysed data from 4,000+ transactions via reports from SQL queries to gain insights to develop new business cases, improve functionality and user experience
  • Upgraded system’s security, performance and functionality through refactoring of code and implementing enhanced task and user workflows

Red Donor – 2013-2014

Founded non-profit organisation aimed at increasing the amount of donated blood available to health care facilities within the Caribbean region.

  • Produced LEAN startup business plan and strategy documents for presentation to investors and stakeholders
  • Gained recognition at Caribbean Innovation Competition 2013, Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) Entrepreneur of the Month award for April 2014 and Sagicor Visionaries 2014
  • Lead development for web application and website utilising MVC frameworks and modern workflows including NodeJS, AngularJS, LESS and GruntJS
  • Designed project branding and promotional/marketing materials

Intern & Web Consultant, Caribbean Development Bank, June 2009 – June 2010, June 2012- August 2012

Worked in the Information and Technology Solutions Department (I&TSD) of the bank in the Service Support and Technology Solutions Units.

  • Promoted from intern to temporary consultant after 2-month internship
  • Lead redesign, implementation and upgrade of web intranet portals for company departments
  • Supported and trained staff via face-to-face sessions and user guides on use of upgraded portals
  • Developed prototype web application for reporting 120 I&TSD KPIs

EDUCATION

MSc in Information Systems (Health Information Management) with Distinction
Kingston University London, UK, September 2014 – September 2015
Dissertation Topic: Low Adoption & Usage of Mobile Health Applications

BSc in Computer Science with Management
University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados, August 2005 – June 2009

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

LANGUAGES

English (Native), German (Learning)

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