Résumé

Oscar Cao

I am a Digital Technologist with a passion for Digital, Experience and Product.

I can be reached via email, the contact form, or LinkedIn.

Experience

Freelance | Remote

February 2012 – Present

Creative Photographer | December 2014 – Present

A picture is worth a thousand words – my photos can be found on 500px, EyeEm, and Flickr.

I am available for private photoshoots and photo requests, get in touch.

Digital Technologist | February 2012 – Present

Business Analysis: scoping • requirements • BPR
Development: HTML • CSS • JS • SASS • PHP • C#
Experience Design: IA • inclusive • UX • IxD
Project Management: Prince2 • SCRUM
Quality Assurance: integration • UAT • WCAG2.0
Training: presentation • workshop

I am always open to new collaborations, get in touch.

LegalVision Australia | Sydney, AU

October 2016 – Present

Developer

LegalVision is a team of lawyers, technologists, marketing mavericks, strategists and operations gurus who are drawn together by a shared vision of changing the delivery of legal services in Australia.

At LegalVision I work closely with the CTO and Marketing team to deliver great user experiences to visitors of the LegalVision website.

Achievements

  • Delivered a completely revamped LegalVision company website.
  • The number of goal completions increased by over 40% in the first month of launching the revamped LegalVision company website.
  • Delivered a Laravel-based web portal for BlueScope Steel.

Reserve Bank of Australia | Sydney, AU

June 2013 – July 2016

The Reserve Bank of Australia is Australia’s central bank. Its duty is to contribute to the stability of the currency, full employment, and the economic prosperity and welfare of the Australian people.

Web Accessibility Specialist | July 2014 – July 2016

In this position, I was the Bank’s advocate for accessibility. I partnered with teams from all areas of the Bank to ensure all new IT solutions have taken accessibility into account.

Achievements
  • Helped establish the Bank’s Web Accessibility Protocol.
  • Developed best practice accessibility how-to guides.
  • Helped deliver the new RBA corporate website.
  • Rebuilt Learning About Banknotes’ online resource.

Senior Web Developer | June 2013 – July 2014

In this position, I was a member of the team responsible for maintaining the Bank’s intranet and corporate website. I made the necessary changes and ensured publications and website changes were carried out flawlessly and on time.

Achievements
  • Delivered Securitisations Industry Forum microsite.
  • Rebuilt RBA Banknotes website.
  • Co-authored a Business Requirements Document for a new CMS-based intranet.

Other

TRIM super user

Village Roadshow | Melbourne, AU

October 2012 – May 2013

Contract Developer

Village Roadshow Limited is an ASX-listed entertainment company. They are most well-known for their Village Roadshow Cinemas and the theme parks located in Gold Coast.

At Village Roadshow, I was a member of the Themeparks.com.au team and worked closely with various business stakeholders to finalise requirements, designs, and then delivered to agreed timeframes. The deliverables included:

  • A dedicated mobile e-commerce site.
  • 2012 Christmas theme for Themeparks.com.au.

Byte IT | Melbourne, AU

December 2011 – September 2012

Lead Front End Developer

Byte IT is a boutique IT services provider for SMEs with an emphasis on placing the customer first.

During my tenure at Byte IT, I delivered several web products, most notably is the Dulux mobile website. A deliverable that impressed Dulux stakeholders enough to entrust almost all their online resources (~13 websites/web apps) to Byte IT to manage.

mallowstreet | London, UK

April 2011 – September 2011

Senior Front End Developer

mallowstreet is the community for the pensions industry. This community has over 3000 members who collectively control over £2 trillion of pension fund assets.

At mallowstreet, I worked in a SCRUM team – specifically in the development team. In this close-knit team, I consolidated the Front-End to use a single UI-Framework – Bootstrap.

SIX CREATIVE | London, UK

August 2010 – April 2011

Web Developer

Six Creative Limited was the creative arm of Spring Studios (London) responsible for post-processing of photos, videos, and other promotional work for Spring Studios’ clients such as Vogue UK and Bally.

At Six Creative, I worked with Content Strategists, Designers, Creative/Art Directors, and other Developers to deliver cutting-edge HTML5/CSS3 web products/campaigns that included the original HTML5/CSS3-based Vogue UK iPad app.

Datacom | Auckland, NZ

March 2007 – May 2010

Software Developer

Datacom is a leading IT service provider in the Asia Pacific region. Datacom has been in service since 1965 and their services cover the entire IT spectrum.

While I was at Datacom, I helped deliver a range of web products including the award-winning Auckland International Airport website.

I also project managed the successful delivery of the YMCA Auckland website redevelopment project that provided the confidence vote YMCA Auckland needed to entrust a NZ$500,000 Microsoft Dynamics CRM project to Datacom.

Sales Technologies | Auckland, NZ

January 2007 – March 2007

Analyst Developer

Sales Technologies is a boutique IT firm specialising in developing web products for the Telco and Insurance industries.

At Sales Technologies, I was an analyst developer, a member of the core module team and the liaison between the business analysis team and development teams.

Massey University | Palmerston North, NZ

March 2006 – November 2006

Computer Science Tutor

Massey University is an innovative, self-reliant, and outward-facing institution based in New Zealand that has consistently ranked in the top 3% of universities worldwide.

I was a computer science tutor and helped facilitate the weekly computer science 101/102 computer lab sessions, which encompassed the following responsibilities:

  • Keeping track of student attendance
  • Prepare sample solution to weekly lab assignments
  • Assisting students with their weekly lab assignments
  • Grading and providing feedback to students on their solutions to the weekly lab assignments

Student attendance and the grades obtained from the weekly lab assignments count towards their final grade for the paper.

Volunteering

I am always open to new volunteering opportunities, as long as they align with my values, interests, and beliefs. Please get in touch.

Pokémon GO Sydney | Sydney, AU

September 2016 – December 2016

Moderator

As a moderator, I help with approving, declining, and blocking membership requests. And also take corrective action(s) on spam and other inappropriate posts.

Not Only Black and White | Sydney, AU

March 2016 – October 2016

Assistant Organiser

As an assistant organiser, I help with organising new meetups, running meetups, and welcoming new members at the meetups.

Looking For Gamers Australia | Sydney, AU

10 July 2016

Volunteer

Stationed at the Hasbro booth, my role included:

  • Pulling in bystanders to play and enjoy various board games available
  • Teaching new players the rules to the various board games
  • Overseeing and assisting players as required

The Toy & Game Expo | Sydney, AU

6 July 2014

Volunteer

Stationed at the Learn and Play area, my role included:

  • Pulling in bystanders to play and enjoy various board games available
  • Teaching new players the rules to the various board games
  • Overseeing and assisting players as required

Balmoral Badminton Club | Auckland, NZ

March 2008 – October 2008

Secretary

Usual club secretary duties.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Software Engineering

Massey University, New Zealand

PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner

APMG

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

Scrum Alliance

Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 Specialist

Microsoft