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Who is Vlatko Zdrale?

September 25, 2007

Vlatko Zdrale – My Resume


Web Developer offering 7+ years of extensive experience in web standards and internationalization while embracing various aspects of web-based application development. Currently seeking an opportunity to apply previously acquired skills and expertise to achieve company goals. Experience in programming solutions that focus on HTML, PHP & MySQL, and relational database design. A dedicated technical professional with rare combination of creative and technical skills, possessing the following strengths:

  • Ability to learn new programming languages and concepts rapidly to meet demands of business applications.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical proficiency.
  • Responsible, persistent, and well organized.


  • Creation of dynamic data driven web sites including personalization, search, and commerce functionality.
  • Ability to develop, coordinate, and facilitate projects from stage of concept to full implementation.
  • Applies high level of motivation and organization to all professional endeavors.
  • Works well independently and collaboratively within team-based environments.


Excellent knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming and software development life-cycle, 15+ years of (general) programming experience, proposal and estimate writing.

Programming Languages

Operating System

(installing & maintenance)

  • PHP 4 & PHP 5 & MySQL
  • JAVA (Sun Java Developer Kit)
  • C/C++ (Borland C/C++/Builder, Visual C++
  • Pascal (Borland Delphi, Borland Turbo Pascal)
  • CCOBOL, Basic, Assembler
  • Windows 9x/NT/2000
  • MS DOS
  • C/C++ (Borland C/C++/Builder, Visual C++
  • Linux
  • Mikrotik router OS

Web Programming


  • HTML/CSS expert
  • PHP & MySQL expert
  • JavaScript & AJAX
  • Making Java Applet-a skills
  • Excellent knowledge of difference between browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera…
  • Installing & maintaining of LAN, WAN & WLAN, UTP cabling
  • TCP/IP network protocols
  • Network services: Telnet, FTP, SMTP, DNS…
  • Apache web server, IIS setup/configuration

Web design


  • Web interface Design: excellent knowledge of Macromedia Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, GIMP, PaintStar…
  • Building, maintaining & upgrading PC systems
  • Excellent knowledge of PC hardware, architectures and families of processors



  • MySQL
  • MS SQL Server
  • Access
  • Digital sound editing: SoundForge, CoolEdit, Cakewalk, Audacity etc.
  • Digital video editing (Adobe Premier, …)
  • 3D computer animation (3D MAX,…)


B.S. University of Belgrade, Faculty of Organizational Sciences
Organizational Engineer (Information Systems), Degree Awarded January, 2006.


TISHMA Investments, Schaumburg, IL
Network Engineer

  • Installed, configured, maintained LAN, Internet connections, and related computing environments, including hardware, system & applications software, and all configurations.
  • Maintained network hardware and software and monitored network to ensure network availability, performed necessary maintenance to support network availability.
  • Diagnosed hardware and software problems, and replaced defective components.
  • Planed and implemented network security measures in order to protect data, software, and hardware.
  • Performed data backups and disaster recovery operations.
March 2006 – Avgust 2006
SRB doo, Belgrade, Serbia
Web Programmer – Systems Engineering

  • Designed and implemented solutions for accounting web applications
  • Contributed technical expertise to all projects while actively being engaged in the managing contractor programmers and designers.
  • Deployed, tuned and optimized web applications to ensure high performance, and effectiveness.
  • Developed easy-to-understand documentation.
  • Developed and designed browser / platform independent web-based software components and application prototypes.
2001 – February 2006