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Adan Joaquín Zweig, Software Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Adan Joaquín Zweig

Software Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Member since May 29, 2014
Adan has been writing code since he was eight years old. He is a PHP master and excels with front-end technologies like JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. He loves working with APIs, scaling products, and AWS. He's a dedicated worker, a capable programmer, and a great person to work with.
Adan is now available for hire



  • jQuery, 11 years
  • PHP, 11 years
  • MySQL, 9 years
  • CodeIgniter, 5 years
  • Git, 5 years
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS), 5 years
  • Laravel, 4 years
  • MongoDB, 2 years
Buenos Aires, Argentina



Preferred Environment

MacOS Sierra, PhpStorm, Apache

The most amazing...

...thing I've ever created is a web service API for an Android application that gets more than a million hits per day.


  • Senior Architect

    2016 - 2017
    • Built a central API to connect the different sites.
    • Developed the entire performance system with Memcached.
    • Created the complete API authentication system.
    Technologies: PHP, Laravel, MySQL, Memcached
  • PHP Developer

    2014 - 2016
    Online Freelance Agency
    • Worked with the Fox company to relaunch their new website.
    • Created a Hulu API client to replace old HTML5 video tags from the website.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, Git, MongoDB, AWS
  • CTO

    2013 - 2014
    • Created an Android application based on showing content and ads in the lock screen.
    • Created a PHP API supporting more than 1.5 million requests per day.
    • Hired and managed three developers.
    • Created a business model canvas.
    Technologies: PHP, Android, MongoDB
  • IT Manager

    2012 - 2013
    • Hired nine members of the team (developers, server managers, and QA).
    • Managed the whole IT team.
    • Designed and created the entire company network.
    • Planned every client project and created the team for each, including myself.
    • Created a mobile Android/iOS game in Lua called eyedoll.
    Technologies: Windows Server, AWS, PHP, Git, Lua, Android, MySQL, jQuery
  • Senior Developer

    2011 - 2012
    The Fan Machine
    • Developed the main modules for the web app.
    • Helped design the structure of classes.
    • Converted several QA tests into partner codes.
    • Managed the beta server.
    • Supervised and approved the pushes to beta.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, AWS, Git, Facebook API, Twitter API
  • CTO, Co-founder

    2010 - 2011
    • Made a web crawler to find deals from daily deal sites.
    • Hired all personnel, including developers and people for human resources and public relations.
    • Managed the development team.
    • Managed a Cloud Linux server.
    • Developed APIs for new clients.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, SVN
  • Senior Developer

    2010 - 2010
    • Created a helpdesk for all company computers (more than 200).
    • Configured the Windows server and LAN network.
    • Developed a web app using ASP to control the cemetery.
    • Developed APIs for the company's website.
    • Managed a team of two developers.
    Technologies: ASP, Visual Basic, SQL Server, PHP, Oracle, MySQL, Windows Server
  • Junior Developer

    2008 - 2009
    • Created Flash websites for clients.
    • Developed dynamic websites with ABMs for clients.
    • Created several Joomla! packages.
    • Developed a jQuery library for zooming in on images.
    • Created a jQuery carousel.
    Technologies: PHP, SVN, jQuery, Joomla!, Cake, Photoshop, Fireworks, Flash, MySQL


  • Enviozapp (Development)

    An on-demand delivery system. I created the web back-end in Laravel, Android client, and server apps, and iOS client and server apps.

    I made the API connections to many eCommerce sites, using Magento, WooComerce, and Vtex.

  • Reshyt (Development)

    Developed a WordPress site for a real estate company dedicated on the construction stage.

  • TwimFilms (Development)

    Created a website to stream movies and series.

  • Rentapp (Development)

    I created a rental management software as a hobby.

  • Descuentocity (Development)

    I created the entire site, managed the team, and developed the business model.

  • Facebook Contest Application (Development)

    I worked with the team to make the biggest Latam application platform for a contest.

  • Pccounter (Development)

    I created the website and managed the Amazon Cloud Server, Crawled over spam emails and complex websites to get every single deal.

  • My Own MVC Framework (Other amazing things)

    An MVC framework I made in just 24 hours.

  • Morsum (Development)

    I made all the APIs using Laravel 5.

  • Jdrive (Development)

    CRUD for adding ONG's donations. I did everything using Zend Framework 2 and Doctrine2.

  • Adan is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional software engineers. Adan shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from coding tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.


  • Languages

    JavaScript, PHP, SQL, C#, Lua
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, Bootstrap, CodeIgniter, Zend Framework, Symfony, Yii, CakePHP, Corona SDK, Angular, React Native, Android SDK
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery UI, jQuery, Facebook API, Twitter API, jQuery Mobile, Shopify API, BigCommerce API, Google AdSense, WooCommerce API, Google AdWords, Google Maps, MailChimp API, Instagram API, Imagick, React, Vue.js, React Redux
  • Tools

    Google Analytics, GitHub, TortoiseSVN, Git, Adobe Illustrator, Subversion (SVN), Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Android Studio, Mercurial, MailChimp, Canvas
  • Paradigms

    Concurrent Programming, eCommerce Web Design, Scrum, Agile Software Development
  • Platforms

    MacOS, LAMP, Windows, Amazon Web Services (AWS), XAMPP, Blockchain, Shopify, WooCommerce, BigCommerce, Magento API, Magento, Apache Server, Ubuntu, Android, Red Hat Linux, Windows Server, Oracle, Raspberry Pi, OpenERP
  • Storage

    MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, NoSQL, Memcached, Oracle PL/SQL, Microsoft SQL Server
  • Other

    Lean Startups, On-demand, eCommerce, Lambda Functions, Technical Project Management, Project Management, Relational Database Services (RDS), Augmented Reality (AR)


  • Entrepreneur degree in Entrepreneurship
    2015 - 2015
    Draper University - San Mateo
  • Engineering degree in Computer Engineering
    2007 - 2015
    Universidad de Palermo - Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • BS degree in Computer Science
    2002 - 2007
    ORT Argentina - Buenos Aires
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