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Natalia Kostrubin
Graphic and Web Designer



My core strengths are determination and adaptability. I can quickly switch from designing and coding websites to repairing computer hardware and software problems. I am always determined to do the best job I can which reflects in my design work where I am able handle any task I’m given, be it graphic or web design, video editing or photography retouching.

I am not afraid to learn new techniques, or systems, rather I believe they can only help in making me a better developer. My goal is to become more proficient at Back End Web Development focusing on using databases with SQL and or XML. I would also like to further my growth in Front End Development by furthering my knowledge of JQuery.


  • Proficient in MS Office, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver)
  • Knowledge of SEO optimization and cross browser compatibility
  • Basic knowledge of Networking and Network Security
  • Knowledge of Troubleshooting and Repairing Computer Hardware issues.
  • Fluent in English and Russian


• Dependable and Reliable

• Punctual, Organized and Responsible

• Hard Working and a Quick Learner

• Fast and able to work under pressure

• Thorough and meticulous

• Friendly and inquisitive


Diploma of Incomplete Higher Education in Mathematics

Saratov State University, Russia, Saratov

Certificate in Intensive English Skills (level 8) Program
(2007- 2008)

George Brown College, Canada, Toronto

Certificate in Advanced Help Desk Program

George Brown College, Canada, Toronto

The National Open University "INTUIT"

Russia, Moscow

Certificate in Web design

The Basics of WAP/WML and WMLScript

Certificate in HTML

Certificate in CSS

Certificate in "JavaScript"

Certificate in The software testing basics

Certificate in World Wide Web - Using and Applications

Certificate in Microsoft Windows XP

Certificate in Manager in Modern Office


Web Design and Development

  • Strong knowledge of HTML5, DHTML, XHTML, CSS3, JavaScript and Flash
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver)
  • Working knowledge of PHP, AJAX and MySQL
  • Experienced in accessibility, SEO and cross browser compatibility
  • Experience with additional design and development tools (Dreamweaver, Notepad++, Web Developer tools & Firebug, Photoshop , Illustrator), accessibility and SEO tools (WAVE (accessibility evaluation tool), Google PageSpeed, YSlow (analyze and SEO optimization tools))
  • Installation and setup content management systems (CMS) and database
  • Creation of templates for popular CMS like Joomla and WordPress

Computer Troubleshooting and Repair

  • Set-up and maintain Local Area Networks
  • Install and Repair Windows Operating systems
  • Troubleshoot and Repair Computer Hardware issues. Perform Hardware Upgrades


Creative experience in the following:

  • Brochures
  • Flyers
  • Logos
  • BusinessCards
  • Stationary
  • Retouching
  • Photograph Restoration
  • Photo Collage
  • Website Design
  • Website Development
  • Video Editing
  • PP Presentations
  • CD Cover Design


Front End Web Developer
(July 2013 - Present)

Olson Canada, Toronto

Front End Web Developer
(November 2012 – June 2013)

Matrix Software Group, Toronto

-Convert Photoshop composites to HTML page templates using cross-browser compatible CSS (LESS) layouts and JavaScript/JQuery
-Design and develop templates for Wordpress CMS to ensure browser & device compatibility
-Work closely with back-end developers
-Taking part in testing and fixing bugs
-Work on multiple projects at once and able to meet deadlines
-Provide accurate and timely estimates for assigned tasks

Front End Web Developer
(June 2012-November 2012)

BMO Bank of Montreal, Toronto

-Developed web pages with HTML/CSS/JavaScript/JQuery to meet web accessibility and to achieve cross browser compatibility including IE7
-Managed and maintained company’s website with Vignette 7.
-Worked in a fast paced environment to meet deadlines for projects
-Participated and took a major role in creating BMO Harris bank website design overhaul
-Worked on other public facing BMO websites
-Worked with business managers and QA team to reflect their requirements and updates

Freelance Graphic Designer & Web Developer

-Consult with clients to develop and document web site requirements
-Prepare mock-ups and storyboards
-Develop web site architecture
-Source, select and organize information for inclusion and design the appearance, layout and flow of the web site
-Create and optimize content for web site using a variety of graphics, animation and other software
-Creative experience in print, branding and multimedia design

Customer Service

Polus-K, Saratov, Russia



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