Alejandro Giraldo, Software Developer in Medellín - Antioquia, Colombia
Alejandro Giraldo

Software Developer in Medellín - Antioquia, Colombia

Member since September 2, 2015
Alejandro is a full-stack web developer with more than a decade of experience. Over these years, he has been involved in several projects that he has designed and developed from scratch. Several of them have become a big success online. Being passionate about code and entrepreneurship, he embraces the ideas of his clients as if they were his own and work hard until the client is satisfied.
Alejandro is now available for hire




Medellín - Antioquia, Colombia



Preferred Environment

Git, Postman, DBeaver, Sublime Text, MacOS

The most amazing...

...thing I've created is an API that has handled over 5 million requests. The client websites connect to my API and this makes the integration with several CRMs.


  • Senior PHP Developer

    2016 - 2019
    • Created an API that worked as a proxy for several web clients connecting these ones with several CRMs. This was created with Laravel.
    • Created a back-end API for a mobile and web application done in pure PHP, Including a cloud version of a very custom quiz for the final client.
    • Created the foundation of a very big application made in Laravel which manages the whole structure of a healthcare company.
    • Configured a continuous integration system for several of the projects in the company.
    • Helped to improve a cloud-based CMS built before in the company.
    Technologies: Angular, Ionic, Ubuntu, jQuery, PHP
  • IT Consultant

    2015 - 2016
    Resolute Creative
    • Improved a very custom Drupal's module for a huge diodes company. This module used to have its own API, handled around 200+ categories of products, and 5,000+ products.
    • Fixed several issues in a huge WordPress website that sell songs for kids.
    • Improved a CodeIgniter application created for a company that sells mansion and commercial doors.
    Technologies: CodeIgniter, jQuery, PHP, Drupal, WordPress
  • Chief Technology Officer

    2013 - 2016
    Permalink Group
    • Created a WordPress website for breast cancer foundation in New York.
    • Created a WordPress theme and plugin for the company which handles the audio for big tv shows in the USA.
    • Created a WordPress site for Colombian coffee growers corporation.
    • Created the WordPress website for the biggest fashion police in Colombia.
    • Managed a team of two people that used to work alongside me in several of the company projects.
    Technologies: PHP, jQuery, Linux, WordPress
  • WordPress Developer

    2011 - 2015
    Sacred Media
    • Created, from scratch, a framework of widgets and shortcodes for a very big self improve course built with WordPress.
    • Created a WordPress website for a summer weight lost summit made with Wordpress.
    • Configured application servers in DigitalOcean for several of the company websites.
    • Created and integrated the affiliate system for their marketing group built with WordPress.
    Technologies: DigitalOcean, Linux, jQuery, PHP, WordPress



    WordPress theme and plugin development.

    The plugin integrated the solution with an internal application which allowed gave clients access to a membership plan with some private information.

  • Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce

    I did create a small plugin WordPress for donation payments.

  • Doors Online

    Several improvements in this website made in CodeIgniter.
    The website has features that allow users to create quotations and make payments on desired doors. It has a very customized backend system, where the whole company sales process is managed in that system


    Global self-improvement online course with Ken Wilber.
    I did create the website and architected the course system that is still used today. Made with WordPress and a very long shortcode framework used to create the whole front end.


    Website and store of the biggest fashion influencer in Colombia.

    WordPress development and WooCommerce integration.


    Colombian local coffee growers corporation.

    WordPress development and WooCommerce integration.


  • Languages

    HTML, CSS, PHP 7, PHP 5, JavaScript, Ruby, Bash Script, PHP, Python 2, Python 3, C#
  • Frameworks

    AngularJS, Lumen, Laravel 5, CodeIgniter, CodeIgniter 3, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ionic 2, Ionic 4, Ionic, Angular
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, API Development, Drupal Modules, WordPress REST API, Facebook API, Drupal API
  • Tools

    Adobe Fireworks, WP-CLI, Drush, Photoshop CS5, AWS SDK, Varnish, Sublime Text, Postman, Git
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development
  • Platforms

    WooCommerce, WordPress, Linux, DigitalOcean, Drupal 7, Drupal 8, MacOS, Ubuntu, Drupal
  • Storage

    MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, DBeaver
  • Other

    Full-stack, MVC Frameworks, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes


  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering
    2006 - 2010
    Universidad de Antioquia - Medellin, Colombia

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