“Seek not the lie of the immortals, but enjoy to the full the resources that are within reach.”

-Pindar

Nikola Nikushev

Job summary/responsibilities

Programming the invisible parts of the user interface.

Responsibilities include:

  • Fast and reliable features
  • Readable code
  • Quality of work
  • Playing with cards
  • Having fun

General introduction/background

I have worked with, C#, Java, PHP, SQL, Visual Basic, C++ and JavaScript, HTML as programming languages. CSS, SASS, LESS, SCSS as styling languages. I have experience with Android and Raspberry pi.

Studies

Born and raised in Bulgaria, at the age of 19 I went to the Netherlands to study for my Bachelor.

Student at Fontys University of Applied Science in Bachelor ICT & Software. Started in 2014 and finished my second year in July, 2016. Planned to graduate 2018.

I finished my first year of Bachelor getting my P-Certificate and was awarded 3-rd best of all ICT students with an average of 9 out of 10.

During the period of 2012-2013 I was part of Telerik Academy, which is an academy by Telerik, and is a popular Bulgarian software development company.

I studied for 9 months programming with C#, HTML, CSS and JavaScript, could not finish the course since I could not attend the last lectures that had mandatory attendance, because I was working.

I graduated from my high school SPGE “John Atanasoff” in 2014 with excellency (5.53 out of 6) and a professional certificate, Software Engineer. I worked with C++ and Visual Basic during my studies. 

Personal

Since the age of 5 when I got my first computer I was fascinated by their capabilities and till the age of 12 I was interested in computer games. After that I accommodated my interest to games with passion for programming. I have been to multiple competitions, exploring my limits and looking for new approaches and techniques.

I have a saying: “We are all in development.” Every person needs to follow their goal, I follow mine and enjoy facing numerous challenges each day.

Key challenge

Developing smart and useful software that will affect the lives of the people using it.

Favourite activities

  • Playing with cards
  • Swimming
  • Playing pool
  • Playing video games
  • Going out with friends and having a beer.