Shakeel Akbar

Frontend Developer | UI / UX Designer

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Hello, This is Shakeel

I am self-motivated Front-End Developer and a UI/UX designer with over 8+ years of experience Specialized in full web site development (planning, designing, coding, testing and maintaining websites), Front End Development and PHP/MySql Development.

Passionate, enthusiastic and hard worker. Enjoy working in a team, sharing ideas and knowledge. Stress and deadline-proof. Willing to make a difference in a challenging environment.

Skills: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (jQuery, AngularJS), PHP, MySQL, Adobe Creative Cloud (photoshop, illustrator, dreamweaver, premiere), Git, SVN, TFS, Bootstrap, CMS (WordPress, Drupal, Shopify)

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Some of My Latest Work

Women in STEM Conference 2017

Global HCM

Yacht Dubai Marina

Women in STEM Coference 2016

The Meera Kaul Foundation Inc.

Optimus Distribution LLC.

Virtelligence Information Services

Logo Designing

Work Experience


Senior UI/UX Developer - Qatar Insurance Group - Doha, Qatar


UI/UX Designer - EMAAR Properties - Dubai, UAE

2013 - 2017

Front end Developer - The Meera Kaul Foundation - Dubai, UAE

  • Developed non-functional HTML, CSS pages from the mock ups and involved in UI review with UI architect and Business Units
  • Developed GUI using JavaScript, HTML/HTML5, AJAX, CSS and JQuery in ongoing projects
  • Developed different forms using PHP, MySQL and automated email functionality using jQuery and AJAX
  • Used Subversion (SVN) as a repository tool and as a version control
  • Extensively involved in the discussions and design sessions user experience to provide input to designs
  • Involved in complete SDLC - Requirement Analysis, Development, System and Integration Testing
  • Involved in implementing the UI to support all the major browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome
  • Developed marketing Emails - Constant contact and mail chimp
  • Social media Marketing (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin)
  • Manage the deployment of projects on live servers using ftp clients
  • printing and branding

2012 - 2012

Senior UI Developer - Virtelligence Inc


  • Front end development utilizing HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript leveraging the Bootstrap framework and MYSQL backend
  • UI/UX development to create a seamless customer experience for a high traffic e-commerce website through desktop, mobile and smartphone app interfaces
  • Web application development for backend system using AngularJS and Node.js with cutting edge HTML5 and CSS3 techniques
  • Refine and iterate user experience by designing and implementing new modules and interfaces in a complex, responsive site
  • Website Designs & Administration
  • Worked on Online Job Application Tracking System
  • Manage team of graphic designers

2008 - 2012

Senior Creative Designer - Intelligentsia Software


  • Design wireframes, user flows, and hi-res comps for various projects spanning desktop, mobile, and iOS & Android app development
  • Art direction and creative development of products and brand
  • Manage team of front and back-end web developers and designers to meet project deadlines
  • Front end development using standards based HTML5 and CSS3 working with jQuery/jQuery mobile in conjunction with a proprietary .NET driven CMS
  • Meet with clients to determine website goals and develop strategies for creating a strong web presence
  • Spearheaded adoption of new principles such as responsive design, mobile first, and adaptive design
  • Configuring SharePoint sites, sub-sites, user permissions, and managing SharePoint site collections.
  • Managing SharePoint end user accounts, permissions and access rights in accordance with best-practices regarding privacy and security.
  • PSD to HTML and CSS, justifying the w3 standards
  • Mobile WAP sites, HTML and CSS and browser compatibility
  • Web Templates, Logos
  • Company Letter-heads, Certificates & plaques All Printing work.
  • Employee cards & Employee visiting cards.
  • Application GUI Design

2006 - 2008


  • Managing, producing and designing projects from brief to fulfilment.
  • Designing & creating marketing & e-marketing materials on a range of projects.
  • Ensuring consistency in a client’s corporate and promotional brands.
  • Presenting finalized ideas & concepts to clients, colleagues and senior managers.
  • Answering queries from clients.
  • Creating original artwork for short and long term projects.
  • Involved in designing advertisements, brochures, handouts, flyers and online graphics.
  • Working with a range of media, including photography, to create final artwork.
  • Designing pitches and presentations for the sales teams.
  • Keeping up to date with new software, post-production techniques & industry trends.
  • Producing graphic content for site re-skins, page layouts, email designs, site graphics
  • & static & Flash banners.
  • EMR (Electronic Medical Record) software GUI design
  • MIS (Management Information System) software GUI design
  • Company Letter-heads, Doctors Medical Pad, Certificates & plaques designing & Printing
  • Employee cards & Employee visiting cards


My Education

2001 - 2005

BS(CS), 4 years - AIOU University

Major in Computer Sciences

2001 - 2001

IT Advanced Diploma - Super Tech Institute of Computer Sciences

IT Advanced 6th Months Diploma in Computer applications

2004 - 2004

Graphic Designing Certificate - National Training Bureau

National Training Bureau, Ministry of Professional & Technical Training, H-9, Islamabad

My Strengths

Team Player

Skills & Expertise

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript (jQuery, AngularJS), Git, Bootstrap, CMS (WordPress, Drupal, Shopify), HTML5, CSS3






Javascript + JQuery








Frontend Development


Web Programming


UI/UX Design


Brand Design


Email Marketing


Graphic Design


Honors & Awards

Employee of the Month [March 2009]

Intelligentsia Software (Pvt.) Ltd

Employee of the Month [April 2007]

Medical Transcription Billing Corp.
[Employee of the Month Award among 500 Employees]

Team of the Month [November 2007]

Medical Transcription Billing Corp.


What my Colleagues say about me [Linkedin Recommendations]

Usman Shabbir

"I have worked with Shakeel from last four years and found him mounting to exceptional levels with his diversified knowledge extraordinary management unprecedented talent. and most of all his idiosyncratic behavior of learning up technology. in a distinctive manner. Shakeel's creative skills are so good that he always exceeds the clients satisfaction level in a perfect manner which resulted in his excellent career path. I would surely recommend him to be a leading part of any organization who are keen to have the best employees from round the world. I wish you great luck in future"

Product Manager | Project Manager

Bilal Khokhar

"I have the pleasure of working with Mr. Shakeel. We’ve been working together for the past 6-months on ATS/CRM and Website projects. He is working as a Creeative designer on multiple projects."

Business Analyst II
Virtelligence Information Services

Muhammad Tufail

"Shakeel Akbar as a highly motivated Software Designer who does whatever it takes to deliver high-quality Design, typically earlier than expected. He is very communicative and transparent with his work."

Test Analyst
C4AS Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Anis Ahmad

"Shakeel is a talented and skilled graphic designer, with creative ideas and technological knowledge. I found him very helpful, skillful professional. I wish him success in his future."

Principal Software Engineer
Synergy-IT Pakistan

Uzair Baloch

"Besides the skills, expertise and creativity, the thing that makes him outstanding among the others is his dedication towards the work. I have seen him working much more than his committed time ...

SQA Engineer
Zepto Systems Limited

Abdul Latif

"Shakeel has worked with me as a Graphic designer. He has been pro efficient and a good team player who delivers on time. I wish Shakeel all the best in his career."

Gaziani Trading and Technology Consulting Ltd @ Utiligroup Ltd

Talat Nauman

"Shakeel is a highly skilled individual in graphics designing and has worked on challenging assignments at MTBC. I wish Shakeel best of luck in future endeavors."

BI/DW Consultant, SQL DBA with IT Infrastructure Skills
Mirvac Sydney, Australia

  • Usman_Shabbir
  • Billal Khokhar
  • Muhammad Tufail
  • Anis Ahmad
  • Uzair Baloch
  • Abdul Latif
  • Talat Nauman

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