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Work Expericence

Company: AKQA
Position: Solution Architect
Period: May 2015 - Present
City: Auckland, New Zealand

Solutions oriented technologist with 12 years of experience in the web industry. Gitesh has worked on small to large websites on different platforms such as Sitecore, Kentico, Drupal, Joomla, Umbraco, X-Cart and Shopify. His dedication, passion and enthusiasm for the continuous improvement of his knowledge around coding, cutting edge technology and leadership skills is astounding. Gitesh has many talents, in fact he holds three degrees, a diploma, and a Chess Master title. While his interests may spread across different topics, they all have one thing in common, dedication and meticulous attention to detail. In last few years, Gitesh has mastered on different cloud solutions, Containers, solution architecture, devops, automation (performance, security and testing tools).

As a Soultion architect at AKQA NZ, Gitesh looks after wide range of responsibilities such as leading scrum teams of 5-25 people, solution designing projects based on requirements, building solutions which are scalable and easy to maintain, automating things which saves time for the project, upskilling fellow team mates

Company: Kudos Web
Position: Web Technician / Lead Developer
Period: May 2010 - Present
City: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Responsible for the web technologies at Kudos, providing solutions such as e-commerce, online competitions and custom projects.
  • Planning and developing custom websites based on client’s requirement.

Company: Phoneix Books
Position: Website Designing
Period: March 2010 - May 2010
City: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Making Shopping cart websites for the company to sell books in the international market.
  • Storing all the Book data in a database and maintaining the database.
  • Working on the SEO of the website to increase the Page Ranking.

Company: Zeald
Position: Website Testing/Designing (Internship)
Period: Dec 2009 - March 2010
City: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Testing websites for the company.
  • Solving bugs found in the website during the testing procedure.

Company: Portage Trust
Position: Retail Assistant (Part-Time)
Period: Sep 2008 - Aug 2009
City: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Key Tasks & Duties
    • Order Management
    • Handling Checkout Counters
    • Customer Service

Company: Tentronix
Position: Website Designer/Developer
Period: Aug 2009 - Dec 2009
City: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Developed a Flash website for the company --- http://www.Tentronixnz.com
  • Taking care of the website projects undertaken by the company.

Position: Web Developer (Part-Time)
Period: April 2007 - March 2008
  • Developed the visual design of the website using Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Flash.
  • Designed technical plans of the website and different ways to promote it online.
  • WebPages were made with the help of JavaScript and ASP.net