CISEx / Members / Viktor Fonić

I’m Software Engineering graduate from the University of Zagreb. I have programming skills needed to develop new and modern software and various soft-skills needed for teamwork, good project management and virtual communication. I’m looking for a software engineering internship where I can learn and develop my skills further.

Education

2011 – present Master’s Program in Computer Science, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb

2007 – 2011 Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb

2003 - 2007 Mathematics grammar school, Split

Work Experience

May 2012 Sales & Marketing at Entrio tehnologije

As a salesperson for Entrio I was contacting local conference and other event organizers, offering them online ticket selling service for their events.

This job helped me to improve my communication skills and to deal more effectively with stressful situations.

October 2011 - present Communication coordinator and webmaster at CISEx

Doing an important role in connecting more than 130 member companies in order to share knowledge, share connections and network with each other.

Working for CISEx taught me a lot about project management, virtual communication and how even the smallest startup companies can make a difference if they join together.

Excerpt from Goran Radić’s recommendation from LinkedIn:

“The idea to engage him (Viktor) in our CISEx association came as his own initiative. We were so happy to see a young person recognizing the importance of our endeavor and even happier to use his passion and energy.”

Summer 2011 Intern at Netgen

Developed an API to connect two platforms eZ Publish – Enterprise Open Source CMS and ShoutEm – Mobile App Maker - http://www.shoutem.com/.

October 2008 - present Soft-skills trainer at Board of European Students of Technology - BEST

During 4 years of membership in BEST, I’ve worked on and coordinated numerous projects, participated in numerous training events and stand-alone training sessions. I also delivered great number of training sessions.

The following list of roles in BEST is sorted chronologically from oldest to most recent in order to show my development in organization.

October 2008 - October 2009 Board member of Local BEST Group Zagreb, Vice President for IT

By being a Board member I learned a lot about people management and leadership. It’s a challenging task to find a way to motivate members of volunteering NGO to work with you on projects some might find impossible for students.

September 2009 - September 2010 International IT Committee (ITC) member at BEST

I joined ITC after participating on Nerd Camp – a training event aiming at teaching web development technologies. The most noticeable project I took part in ITC was three years long Usability project.

In ITC I learned how to work with people from all over the Europe, both virtually through mailing lists and source control and in real life.

September 2010 - present Soft-skills trainer in Training Group of BEST

In order to become a soft-skills trainer in BEST, I participated on a training event International Trainers’ Camp 2010 in Reykjavik. It’s 11 days event focused on developing skills needed to design, deliver, evaluate and follow-up an effective training event and training session.

With 135 training hours delivered in 44 training sessions on 20 training events, I gained huge experience in working with people from different backgrounds.

I coordinated Trainers’ Camp 2011 in Riga, which was organized in cooperation with another NGO called AEGEE. I learned how to manage communication between three stakeholders of event – trainers’ team (us), local organizers from Riga and participants – future trainers.

I was member of Trainers’ Camp 2012 trainers’ team, organized in cooperation with EFPSA – European Federation of Psychology Students’ Associations. I learned a lot about various psychology fields such as personality types and group dynamics.

September 2010 - present Part-time developing custom Java desktop applications at Sitar s.r.l.

I developed several custom made applications for this Italian pharmaceutical company.

Working for an international client, helped me realize that different people have different mindsets and working methods.

When the projects got bigger, I hired another developer to help me work on them. This taught me how important it is to know someone’s skills before hiring him/her.

Training

I participated on training sessions such as Communication Skills, Feedback, Motivation, Team Building, Virtual Communication, Presentation Skills, Facilitation, Leadership, Project Management, NLP, Personality Types, etc.

You can download my CV in PDF version from the following links:

2012.09. CV - Viktor Fonic - Full.pdf

2012.09. CV - Viktor Fonic - Short.pdf

2012.09. CV appendix - Viktor Fonic - Events, trainings participated and trainings delivered.pdf

Viktor Fonić

Viktor Fonić

Communication coordinator and webmaster at CISEx

Member of Board of European Students of Technology - BEST, soft-skills trainer, passionate traveller

Social networks coordinator and webmaster at Croatian Independent Software Exporters

Frontend & backend website and mobile website developer at Netgen

Education

  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing - Computer Science, 2007 - present
  • III. Gimnazija, Split 2003 - 2007

Projects

As Final work project for Bachelor’s degree, I developed an Android mobile application using specially developed algorithm for compressing plain text in order to send more characters in a single SMS.

During my internship at Netgen, I developed an API to connect two platforms eZ Publish – Enterprise Open Source CMS - http://ez.no/ and ShoutEm – Mobile App Maker - http://www.shoutem.com/.

The most noticeable project I took part in IT Committee of BEST was three years long Usability project.

I participated on lot of soft-skills related projects, I was coordinator of Train the Trainer project of BEST in 2011.

I developed several custom made Java desktop applications with Amazon Cloud integration for Sitar s.r.l.

Some other projects I've worked on:

  • Java Instant Messenger
  • FTP Client in Java
  • MP3 File Renamer
  • Best File Synchronizer
  • BEST intranet and BEST public website (JSP + makumba framework)
  • BiggerSMS - Android SMS compression application
  • Various jQuery/JavaScript projects
  • Liceknjiga - a photo sharing web application
Work with us

Cooperating with us opens numerous opportunities. By working with CISEx, you directly work with all the companies that are members of CISEx organization.

We can help you find a product that suits exactly what you need or we can make one for you.

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