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About me

Hey, I'm Maxim. I’m a software engineer based out of Toronto working in fintech. Here's a bit on me & what I've done:

  • Big fan of open-source and building for the web. I've worked on stuff in the JavaScript, Ruby, and Elixir ecosystems, and contributed to Vite, Embroider, EmberJS, and the Linux kernel
  • Conceptualized & led TypeScript integration, data validation changes, and other design initiatives for fintech systems
  • Skilled in both front-end & back-end development, I've focused on UI/UX, accessibility, internationalization, performance optimization, and various DevOps/infra tasks
  • Volunteered at orgs like FreeGeek, breathing new life into old electronics

Away from the keyboard, I'm into hiking, rock climbing, and photography. My weekends are filled with board games, thrifting, and losing myself in music, sci-fi books, and films. Travel is my favourite — I love making new connections and seeing more of the world. On a personal note, understanding and respect matter a lot to me. Black lives matter. Gender's complicated. I go by he/they pronouns.

If you have work opportunities, ideas for collaboration, or just want to say hi, feel free to reach out!

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