About

ephraim-profile-2015Ephraim Tabackman is an experienced, enthusiastic team player specializing in solving problems that require an understanding of both technology and creative media.

An advanced front end software developer and UI/UX designer with decades of experience successfully managing projects and teams, he has created platforms, APIs, apps and digital media, including video, audio and animation.

Ephraim is passionate about product-market fit, user experience, maintainable code, documentation, efficient workflows, and great design.

He has extensive experience in the following areas of software development and interactive media:

 

Coding

  • Javascript / ES6 / HTML5 / CSS3 / SVG / React
  • PHP / C# / AS3 / NodeJS / MySQL
  • Functional programming

 

Creative

  • User interface design (UI/UX)
  • Branding / Identity / Logo design
  • Graphic and information design (digital and print)
  • Video, audio, music editing and production
  • Animation / 3D / Motion graphics

 

Tools

  • Creative suites, including Illustrator, Animator/Flash, Photoshop
  • Video editing software, including After Effects, Premiere and Final Cut Pro
  • DAW software, especially Cubase
  • Unity3D
  • Source control: Git and SVN

 


 

Background

Ephraim earned a reputation for quality and creativity as Vice President of R&D at SuperStudio Multimedia Ltd., and then as Chief Technical Officer of Versaware Technologies, Inc., Jerusalem.

At SuperStudio, he led the largest multimedia studio in the Middle East and Asia in producing a collection of award-winning education, entertainment and reference products, including the internationally acclaimed CD-ROM “Leonardo the Inventor”.

As a founding executive of Versaware, Ephraim built and led teams that developed powerful e-book, e-commerce and online media technologies.

As Senior Front End Developer UI/UX at Viewbix (originally Qoof), a leading video advertising platform provider, he developed a user-friendly web application for creating interactive video advertising units. Customers included Verizon, Cuisinart, Paramount Pictures and Yankee Candle.

At Viewbix, Ephraim integrated dozens of third-party APIs and SDKs, including MailChimp, YouTube, eBay, Wix, and VPAID, architected and built custom SDKs and APIs, and led the UI/UX design of complex back-office features for managing the run-time behavior of cross-platform IAB-compliant HTML5 and Flash dynamic advertising units.

He has worked with a distinguished list of international clients, including:

  • Apple Computer
  • Answers.com
  • Bridgeman Archives
  • Compton’s New Media
  • Cuisinart
  • ICQ
  • The Israel Foreign Ministry
  • The Israel Museum
  • Israel Seed Partners
  • Jerusalem Capital
  • The Jerusalem Foundation
  • JuniorNet
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • The Learning Company
  • Microsoft
  • National Geographic
  • OptiPublish
  • Paramount Pictures
  • Pearson
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Primedia/Funk and Wagnalls
  • Simon and Schuster
  • SoftKey
  • Verizon
  • Visionix
  • Vringo
  • Zlango
  • ZOW Ltd.

Ephraim is always happy to brainstorm new ideas with potential partners / clients.

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Header photo credit: Alexandr Borecky