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Yahya Mekkawi

a Web Developer from Cairo, Egypt =)

Cairo, Egypt
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Studied Sociology at Cairo University
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Joined November 21, 2021



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Hello... it's me, Yahya=) A web-developer working with WordPress and I'm based in Cairo, Egypt. My clients come from diverse backgrounds... education, non-profit, performing and visual arts. Let me help you get your business on the World Wide Web with a responsive WordPress website ;)
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May 2005 – Present
Web Developer
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Studio Oscuro
Jan 2011 – Jan 2011
Cairo, Egypt
Marketing Coordinator for “The Butterfly Pilots”
“The Butterfly Pilots” is a children’s theatre performance that was to tour Egypt (three cities... Cairo, Alexandria & El-Minya) in February 2011 for a series of live performances and workshops I managed the marketing campaign for the tour in Egypt (performances and workshops), handling the following... - Communications: Contacting schools and NGOs and arranging for the performances and workshops - Design: Designing publicity material (flyers and posters) - Online publicity: Through social-media (Facebook) and email announcements
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Creative Commons
Aug 2010 – Nov 2010
Cairo, Egypt
Community Lead
* Organized the “CCIftar Cairo”, the first - official - promotional event for Creative Commons in Egypt Through managing... - Communications: Contacting/Inviting speakers to the event - Logistics: Venue setup and budget management * Developed the roadmap for building an active community for Creative Commons (Egypt)
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Dec 2009 – May 2010
Rome, Italy
Webmaster (Arabic Edition)
I managed the Arabic edition/website through the following... - Updating the website with new articles and news items - Designing and mass-emailing the biweekly newsletter - Re-touching the old layout-design
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Studio Emad Eddin Foundation
Aug 2006 – Dec 2009
Cairo, Egypt
IT Director
Throughout my three years with SEE Foundation, I managed to provide cost-effective IT solutions that best suits with the studio needs. Including... - Deployment of the SalesForce (CRM), which offered a smoother mass­-mailing process (+3000 contacts) and helped SEE reach-out to a wider audience. It also served as a cloud-based system to help in a better management for the membership & casting applications data - Development & maintenance of a brand new easy-to-update website with tools to keep the Studio members more engaged and connected - Designing marketing material for events & workshops... posters, brochures, email-templates, DVD covers - Managing the online community (Facebook group)... creating and publicizing for events, sending­-out news/announcements and answering group members inquiries
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Sep 2004 – Jul 2005
Arabc Translations Editor
I joined TIG's team of multilingual editors to translate (from English to Arabic) & edit the Arabic translations for the content of TakingITGlobal (Arabic version), to help with the launch of TIG Arabic (in September 2004)
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Cairo University
Sep 2001 – May 2008
BA, Sociology