Bobby Kolev

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A technical leader with over 10 years of experience in web engineering and management. I have led and collaborated with various teams and professionals in agile environments, building and delivering quality web and mobile applications. Previous background in interior design (furniture 3d viz, sales & management) and print and web design (freelance).
Currently, I'm exploring the content creation world.

Tools and technology

  • Proficient with:

    React.js, TypeScript, Git, SEO and web performance optimization, PhotoShop, Google/MS Office tools, Atlassian products, Vision boards.
  • Tech background

    Past experience with dozens of front-end, back-end and design technologies and frameworks like jQuery, Angular.js, various build tools, Node.js, Nest.js, Next.js, Laravel, RoR, C#, PHP, SQL, Redis, WordPress, Hybrid apps, Docker, AWS, SaSS, Bootstrap, Tailwind, MUI, css-in-js, Figma, Sketch, Illustrator and more.

Fav Books

The Power of Positive Thinking
Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't
Leadership Strategy and Tactics: Field Manual
Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day
The Decision Book: Fifty Models for Strategic Thinking
The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything
How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny!
Take Charge of Your Life
Rich Dad, Poor Dad
The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest
Man's Search for Meaning
Атлас изправи рамене. Първа част
The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

Other interests

Coaching, wellness, nutrition, environmental sustainability, content creation, physical activities, games



    React.js | TypeScript | Nest.js | RoR | Redis | MySQL
    US Startup (up to 50M active subscribers) - website with heavy state and functionality. Allowing creation, consumption and monetization of the musical content of Smule's apps.
  • Smule - Native App Integrations

    Workplace | Native SDKs
    US Startup (up to 50M active subscribers) - leading 3rd party integrations with Meta, TikTok, Branch and more.
  • Aflutter

    React 1.5/1.6 ES6 | Material-UI | Webpack | Cordova | JAVA
    US Startup - wedding and event planning platform - web and hybrid apps (wrapped with Cordova for iOS & Android). Starting from scratch, I've picked the web technology and laid out the architecture. We did two versions of it with different material libraries.
  • Tipps

    Polymer & Angular 1.5 ES6 | Gulp | Cordova | JAVA
    UK Startup - reviews and rewards from places near you - hybrid apps (wrapped with Cordova for iOS & Android). The project also included few backoffices and a dashboard.
  • PP Social

    Durandal SPA | JAVA | PHP | Facebook API Integration
    'PaddyPower Social' was the first Facebook betting with real money app. It had extended support for football and tennis events with live score updates.
  • LMS

    Durandal SPA | Cordova | Gulp | JAVA
    'Last Man Standing' was a free prediction application (both web app and hybrid mobile - iOS & android) for PaddyPower users. It had a CMS where the admin users created tournaments from PL football weeks. The 'last one standing' received the tournament prize.
  • Promotions

    React ES6 (flux) | Gulp
    'Promotions' was an embeddable widget that communicates with its parent through dynamic configurations. It displayed user specific game promotions in which the user can participate and track personal progress. I was leading a team responsible for providing this integration with the PaddyPower's (other company) 'Sencha Touch' mobile games app.
  • Internal Backoffices

    Angular 1.4 | Bootstrap | Protractor | JAVA | Gulp
    Internal Backoffices (CMS) for 'PaddyPowerBetfair'.
  • Football Results

    React (flux) | Bootstrap
    React app with football result and stats.
  • Patients CMS

    Laravel 4 | Bootstrap | MySQL
    Platform for management of medical records. The business can create, edit, search and preview patients' records, multiple procedures and track progress.
  • Tweets

    Angular 1.5 | Laravel 5 - RESTful | MySQL
    RESTful CMS for managing SEO blogposts and tweets.
  • Vegan places

    Angular 1.4 | Bootstrap
    Web app with listings of vegan places in Bulgaria.
  • Other

    Many HTML5 and WordPress websites and blogs, WordPress custom themes, widgets, post types etc., php and social media apps, jQuery plugins, javaScript and CSS small utils and libraries, support and development of polymer apps and CMSes, website scrappers, automation tools, advertisement materials of all type.