Aleksandr Iakunichev · · linkedin/ya-codes · github/yacodes · zagreb, croatia

Senior Frontend Engineer with 10+ years of experience building and delivering fault-tolerant and performant web applications with modern frontend technologies such as TypeScript, React, Redux, and Node.js. Proficient in working with fast-paced small agile teams employing strong communication, management, and design skills.


Senior Frontend Engineer at Tiny, Jul 2021 — Now

  • Migrated Setka Editor to TypeScript reducing the number of client-side errors by 50%
  • Automated typography correction implementing the Advanced Typography plugin for the Tiny editor
  • Provided support for Tiny editor by closing more than 100 GitHub issues

Freelance Frontend Engineer at ESH gruppa, May 2020 — Jan 2023

Senior Frontend Engineer at Setka, Sep 2016 — Jul 2021

  • Redesigned Setka Workflow UI/UX and tested the concept with A/B testing on 100 users
  • Implemented a custom user-based plugin system and its documentation
  • Designed and implemented Unsplash, Giphy, and Image Editor integrations
  • Provided technical support for Setka Editor and Setka Workflow clients
  • Integrated Sentry monitoring platform into Setka Workflow and Setka Editor
  • Improved integrations with WordPress, Magenta, and Bitrix CMS
  • Configured deployment pipeline based on GitLab CI/CD
  • Organized code-review processes

Frontend Engineer at Charmer, May 2015 — Sep 2016

  • Developed Garage Museum, Gorky Park, Novaya Gazeta, and Aids Center Foundation websites using Ruby on Rails, Node.js, and React

Frontend Engineer at Look At Media, Dec 2014 — Apr 2015

  • Implemented a collaborative web application for Skype with Ruby, React, WebRTC, and Websockets

Frontend Engineer at Hot Dot Production, May 2014 — Dec 2014

  • Developed Gianfranco, Kaspersky, Buro71 mobile-first websites using Django, Node.js, jQuery, SASS, and SVG animations

Frontend Engineer at Datainlife, Aug 2013 — May 2014

  • Supported and implemented more than 10 websites for a variety of clients using PHP, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS


Bachelor of Engineering at Moscow Power Engineering Institute Sep 2012 — Jul 2015

Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance


  • Technologies: JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Redux, Webpack, Next.js, Node.js, HTML, CSS, SQLite, MongoDB, Figma, UI/UX, Emacs, Linux, CI/CD, Bash, Docker, Nginx, Jira, REST, GraphQL;
  • Soft skills: Task management, problem solving, responsibility, mentoring, reviewing, self-organization, remote work, initiative driven;
  • Languages: English, Spanish, Russian, German, Croatian. linkedin/ya-codes github/yacodes zagreb, croatia