Alejo Aguirre Saravia, Developer in Miami, FL, United States
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Alejo Aguirre Saravia

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Software Developer

Location
Miami, FL, United States
Toptal Member Since
July 9, 2019

Alejo is a developer who’s worked for hospitality giants such as Aston Martin Residences, Capitol Tower (now the Bank of America Tower), Che Lagarto Hostels, among others; he's also worked for Globant, an Argentinian tech unicorn. Alejo's developed a custom JavaScript component-based framework with Gulp for eLearning courses for TTEC (formerly Teletech) and later developed a MERN app that builds those courses without any tech knowledge necessary.

Portfolio

WeNow
Git, Sass, Reactstrap, MongoDB, React, Node.js
TYKIO: Digital Agency
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Node.js, Sass, Git, Bootstrap, Bootstrap 3...
Globant
Git, SCSS, Angular, Trello, Node.js, React, Express.js, MongoDB, Gulp...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Git, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), MacOS, Windows, Linux

The most amazing...

...things I've coded are an eLearning interactive course builder full-stack app, and a social wall app for showcasing social content in real time with a hashtag.

Work Experience

Creator

2018 - PRESENT
WeNow
  • Developed a platform that showcases social media content through specific hashtags in real time.
  • Designed many UIs for the app itself and created a platform dashboard using Bootstrap 4.
  • Integrated the Instagram API.
  • Created an authentication system from scratch.
  • Developed the product all by myself while taking a full-stack role.
Technologies: Git, Sass, Reactstrap, MongoDB, React, Node.js

Head of IT

2015 - PRESENT
TYKIO: Digital Agency
  • Took on a leadership role, managing teams and projects.
  • Interviewed and hired developers and designers.
  • Worked on integrations with different APIs such as Google Maps, Instagram, Twitter, and more.
  • Created REST APIs from scratch using Express.js.
  • Taught some technologies to new developers as needed.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Node.js, Sass, Git, Bootstrap, Bootstrap 3, Webpack, Gulp, React, PHP, Asana, Trello, WordPress

Web UI Developer

2018 - 2019
Globant
  • Managed a team of 12 developers for creating an interactive eLearning application with great success.
  • Built a component-based framework from scratch using Gulp.
  • Developed a MERN stack platform, a DIY version of the application, taking a full-stack role.
  • Applied agile methodologies for team management.
  • Developed an Angular application for tax management.
  • Worked for big clients as TTEC (formerly Teletech) and Ernst & Young.
Technologies: Git, SCSS, Angular, Trello, Node.js, React, Express.js, MongoDB, Gulp, JavaScript

Web Developer

2016 - 2017
Conway and Partners
  • Developed both the front and back ends of WordPress sites.
  • Constructed several one-page sites.
  • Created cross-client communication pieces of all kinds of complexities.
  • Took care of the most complex JavaScript tasks such as building an interactive map (the same idea as Google Maps, but completly custom), conditional form fields, drag&drops, Ajax calls, and more.
Technologies: Google Maps API, Instagram API, jQuery, PHP, WordPress, SCSS, Gulp

Web Developer

2016 - 2016
Little Blue
  • Oversaw and was responsible for the new site's front-end development.
  • Participated in the design and architecture decisions.
  • Contributed to the development of a "build-your-own-jacket" interactive application.
Technologies: Git, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), SCSS, Gulp, Bootstrap 3, Blade, Laravel

Aston Martin Residences

http://astonmartinresidences.com/
I developed a substantial WordPress site for Aston Martin Residences.

AlejoAS

https://alejoas.com/
This is the site to my portfolio. I have two versions of it with the same UI, different technologies: one was built with jQuery and Gulp and the other with React.

El Pulte Golf Interactive Map

I developed a custom interactive map that's similar to Google Maps.

Capitol Tower (Bank of America Tower)

http://capitoltowerhouston.com
I developed a large WordPress site for Capitol Tower (now Bank of America Tower).

Tangram NYC

I've also developed a big WordPress site for Tangram NYC.

Little Blue

https://littleblue.com.ar/
This was my first big project. By myself, I developed the entire front end of this site. I also worked on the "DISEÑA" section, an application for creating your own jacket.

Tykio Digital Agency

https://www.tykio.com/
I built this digital agency's website.
2018 - 2019

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Universidad de Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires, Argentina

2018 - 2019

Completed a Course in Angular 7

Udemy - Online

Libraries/APIs

React, Reactstrap, Google Maps API, Instagram API, jQuery, Flexbox, React Redux, Node.js

Tools

Trello, Gulp, Optimizely, Redux Thunk, Asana, Webpack, Canvas 2D, Git, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Jira

Frameworks

Bootstrap, Bootstrap 3, Vanilla JS, Twig, AngularJS, Redux, Angular, React Native, Express.js, Laravel

Languages

CSS, JavaScript, HTML, HTML5, SCSS, Sass, CSS3, PHP 7, PHP 5, Less, PHP

Platforms

WordPress, Linux, Windows, MacOS, Azure, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)

Storage

MongoDB

Paradigms

Responsive Web Design (RWD), Agile, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Other

Organic SEO, Nunjucks, MERN Stack, A/B Testing, Blade Templates, CSS Grid, Blade

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