Alexandru Bangală, Developer in Bucharest, Romania
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Alexandru Bangală

Verified Expert  in Engineering

Software Developer

Location
Bucharest, Romania
Toptal Member Since
July 8, 2019

Backed by several years of development experience, Alexandru is a Magento enthusiast and senior front-end developer. Alexandru is looking for projects that involve front-end implementations of Magento 1, Magento 2, and WordPress components and themes and for companies that value innovation and proficiency.

Portfolio

Sitesquad LLC
CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Magento, PHP, Headless Commerce, UX Engineering, GitHub...
Nordic Web Team
Jenkins, Git, Magento 2, Magento 1
Freelance Work
OpenCart, Drupal, Magento 1, WooCommerce, WordPress

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Git, PhpStorm, MacOS, Ubuntu, Oh My Zsh, Bash

The most amazing...

...thing I've coded is a service booking widget built solely using JavaScript.

Work Experience

Front-end Developer for eCommerce

2021 - 2022
Sitesquad LLC
  • Magento 2 theme and module creation and implementation.
  • Maintained and brought improvements to Vue.js 2 apps.
  • Optimized page speed scores by improving FCP and lowering CLS for a Magento 1 theme.
Technologies: CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Magento, PHP, Headless Commerce, UX Engineering, GitHub, Git, Google Development Tools, Vuex, Vue, Magento 2

Magento 1 and 2 Certified Front-end Developer

2014 - 2019
Nordic Web Team
  • Implemented complete themes for Magento 1 and 2.
  • Developed custom theme-supporting modules.
  • Created a Node.js-based Slack bot.
Technologies: Jenkins, Git, Magento 2, Magento 1

Freelance Developer

2013 - 2014
Freelance Work
  • Implemented themes, custom designs, and UI components for various platforms.
Technologies: OpenCart, Drupal, Magento 1, WooCommerce, WordPress

Magento Front-end Developer

2012 - 2013
Magendoo Interactive
  • Implemented front-end themes for Magento Enterprise and Community, based on received PSD, AI, and layered PDF designs.
  • Fixed bugs and cross-browser compatibility issues (IE7, IE8, IE9, Opera, Firefox, and Chrome/Safari).
  • Performed project versioning using Git.
Technologies: Git, XML, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Adobe Photoshop, Magento 1

Web Developer

2011 - 2012
Inside Media Communication
  • Implemented front-end themes for a custom-built CMS, based on received PSD, Adobe Illustrator, and PDF designs.
  • Fixed bugs and cross-browser compatibility issues (IE7, IE8, IE9, Opera, Firefox, and Chrome/Safari).
  • Developed interactive user interfaces items using jQuery (UI).
Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Adobe Photoshop

Assistant

2010 - 2010
CasaLife
  • Managed a product stock/reserver.
  • Oversaw and was responsible for the online shop's design, banners, and content.
  • Photographed products and processed the images.
  • Wrote short-and-interactive product descriptions.
  • Performed client servicing and order completion.
  • Managed the company's image and relationship with clients through social media networks.
Technologies: OpenCart, CSS, HTML

Kökets Favoriter

https://www.koketsfavoriter.se/
I developed this online shop selling kitchenware with a full theme implementation on Magento 1.

Sommarboden

I implemented a full Magento 2 theme for this furniture web shop.

MedicTest

I implemented a full theme on Magento 1 for this online shop selling drug testing equipment.

Erb Getränke

https://www.erb-getraenke.ch/
I implemented a full Magento 1 theme for this online wine store.

Bamba

I implemented a full theme on Magento 1 for this online toy store.

Shadelights.com

https://www.shadelights.com/
I handled the full implementation including theme and custom code.
DECEMBER 2018 - PRESENT

Adobe Certified Expert Magento Commerce Front-End Developer

https://www.youracclaim.com/badges/7fc677ee-a0ca-4501-9355-41370e81fd6d

DECEMBER 2018 - PRESENT

M2 Certified Front-end Developer

https://u.magento.com/certification/directory/dev/1946284/

NOVEMBER 2014 - PRESENT

M1 Certified Front-end Developer

https://u.magento.com/certification/directory/dev/1946284/

Libraries/APIs

jQuery, Vue 2, Vuex, Vue

Tools

Git, PhpStorm, Photoshop CS6, Sketch, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Yeoman, Jenkins, Adobe Photoshop, Oh My Zsh, GitHub, Google Development Tools

Platforms

Windows, MacOS, Chrome OS, Magento 2, Magento 1, Magento, Magento API, Magento Enterprise, Ubuntu Linux, Apache2, BREW, Ubuntu, WordPress, WooCommerce, Drupal, OpenCart

Frameworks

Prototype Framework, Bootstrap

Languages

HTML5, CSS3, CSS, HTML, SCSS, Less, PHP 7, XML, JavaScript, Bash, ECMAScript (ES6), PHP

Other

Freelancing, Front-end, CodeKit, SSH, Full-stack, Cloudflare, Headless Commerce, UX Engineering

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