Summary Profile

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Years of experience
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Projects created
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Hours worked
  • 8+ years total experience in web development with LAMP technologies
  • 6+ years of experience in front end development with technologies JavaScript, HTM5 and CSS3
  • Expert in WordPress development from scratch (Theming, Plugins, Multisite, Commerce, WPML, BuddyPress)
  • Professional experience using more client side JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, AngularJS, React.js
  • Good knowledge with front end frameworks such as Bootstrap, LESS and SASS
  • Familiar with Python and Django and the desire to advance in these technologies
  • Excellent understanding of data structures, algorithms, software engineering design patterns and principles
  • Experienced in all stages of building web sites and web applications from gathering user requirements to production rollout and website maintenance
  • Strong desire to learn, push the envelope, and share knowledge with others
  • Personal qualities I would say honestly and loyalty

Work Experience

September 2010 - Present

Senior Web Developer

Freelancer, Open Source


  • I created and participated in approximately 60-80 web projects in which i used the technologies PHP, WordPress, JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3
  • I participated in the technical design, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of website enhancements
  • I have worked individually on many projects but also in small teams with 3-4 members
  • I have created over 10 open source projects in the WordPress community
  • I used multiple client JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, AngularJS, React.js
  • So I used it Bootstrap, AJAX, JSON, XML, SEO on Page, Google Maps....
  • I created over 15 products for selling (WordPress Theme Premium) for PWT
  • As a freelancer I have worked with many clients all over the world USA, Canada, Australia, Europe

December 2009 - September 2010

Web Developer

Lindenvalley GmbH, Full-Time


  • I was part of a team of 7-8 members, my responsibility was both Back End and Front End
  • On the Back-End side I worked with PHP especially WordPress and Magento
  • On the Front-End I worked with HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery
  • Within this company I have done maintenance and upgrading works on 4 websites, I built a few blogs on WordPress for main websites
  • Working with : PHP, MySQL, WordPress, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Magento, Jquery, Ajax

December 2008 - December 2009

Web Developer

Neoadvanced, Full-Time


  • I was responsible for the dynamic part of the websites, my responsibility was convert HTML to PHP
  • Within this company I worked on about 6-7 websites
  • I was part of the team that created a personal CMS for company.
  • Working with : PHP, MySQL, Javascript, jQuery

Technical Skills

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WordPress

Expert, 7 Years

  • Expert in WordPress development (Theming, Plugins, Post Types, Meta, Shortcodes, Widgets, Custom Options, Multisite, Commerce, WPML, BuddyPress)
  • Expert in creating custom themes and plugins from scratch
  • Strong knowledge in the newest WordPress standards (Security, Optimization, Speed)
  • An active user in the WordPress.org community, with more than 10 open source themes
  • 3+ years experience in creating WordPress Theme Premium
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JavaScript, jQuery, Angular.js, React.js

Advanced, 6 Years

  • JavaScript experience including asynchronous, closures, types, and ES6.
  • Five years of experience with jQuery
  • One year of experience with Angular.js and React.js
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HTML 5, CSS 3, Bootstrap, LESS, SASS

Expert, 6 Years

  • HTML/CSS experience including layout, specificity, cross browser, and accessibility.
  • Good Experience with Bootstrap, LESS and SASS
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LAMP, PHP, MySQL

Advanced, 8 Years

  • 8 years of PHP (5.6+) development experience
  • Knowledge of MySQL database design and development
  • Two years of experience with Magento, X-CART, Drupal
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Other Technologies

Advanced, 5 Years

  • Experience with AJAX, JSON, XML
  • Experience with Responsive, SEO on Page, SVG, Google API
  • Experience with REST, RESTful API

Education

Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova (ASEM)

Economic Cybernetics,Statistics and Informatics

September 2006 - July 2009

The Faculty of ECSI is responsible for training highly professional specialists and conducting scientific research in computer science, statistics and economic cybernetics, aimed at meeting the needs of society in the these fields

High School "Agapie A"

Exact Sciences 3 Years

September 2003 - June 2006

Portfolio

Testimonial

"Stefan is really great. I have been working with him a for a few years, and he really knows Wordpress and its ins and outs. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a great wordpress expert!"

Jeremy Aber, CEO SaaS and Software Attorney

"We were very satisfied with Stefan's work. He was very responsive, completed his work ahead of the deadline, and made great suggestions when needed. His understanding of PHP and more importantly how someone with limited experience of PHP can work with it is very impressive."

Andrei Dorogan CEO and Co-Founder, NEOADVANCED Web design

"Its truly been a pleasure working with Stefan. He is always available and answer any questions we have promptly. He did an excellent job setting up some website and I would highly recommend him to others looking for a design and development project."

ERIC COHEN CEO at Emaze Design - SEO, SEM, OS X and iOS