Alexandru Cabuz, Developer in Sibiu, Romania
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Alexandru Cabuz

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Google Tag Manager Developer

Location
Sibiu, Romania
Toptal Member Since
March 13, 2017

Alexandru is a senior front-end developer with extensive experience in web development, online marketing, and SEO. He has a master's degree in computer engineering and enjoys challenges. Alexandru is looking to work for a company that hires smart people, has an interesting product, and believes in work-life balance.

Portfolio

Pernod Ricard USA
Google Analytics, Shopify, HTML, JavaScript, React, Shopify API, Shopify Theme...
uVibe
Firebase, Facebook SDK, Redux, ECMAScript (ES6), JavaScript, React Native...
Zeqr
Git, Laravel, PHP 7, jQuery, JavaScript, Bootstrap 3, CSS3, HTML5, CSS, HTML

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Google Chrome, Terminal, Git, Sublime Text 3, OS X

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is a mobile app built in React Native that made it to the App Store and Google Play in just a few months.

Work Experience

Front-end Senior Software Consultant

2021 - PRESENT
Pernod Ricard USA
  • Developed 3rd-party integrations for IDTC using different APIs.
  • Created custom JavaScript and React apps to be used across brands.
  • Created new features for multiple brand sites using PHP, JavaScript, and HTML.
Technologies: Google Analytics, Shopify, HTML, JavaScript, React, Shopify API, Shopify Theme, WordPress, Pantheon, WPML, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), HTML5, CSS, CSS3, APIs, Google Tag Manager, Azure, PHP, Drupal

Co-founder and Senior Mobile Developer

2018 - 2020
uVibe
  • Learned how to use React Native effectively in a very short period.
  • Created an MVP in just three days and launched a fully working app in a few months.
  • Built a fully working MVP in four months and launched it to the App Store and Google Play.
  • Implemented several React components, which drastically improved the speed.
Technologies: Firebase, Facebook SDK, Redux, ECMAScript (ES6), JavaScript, React Native, React, SEO Tools, Adobe Photoshop

Senior Front-end Developer

2016 - 2018
Zeqr
  • Designed the UI directly in Bootstrap.
  • Converted PSD designs into HTML5, CSS3, and Bootstrap.
  • Integrated UI components like calendars, scheduling, and dynamic tables.
  • Optimized all the assets for a better performance.
  • Created the business planning for the UI and UX.
  • Researched and implemented features that improved the UX and conversion rate.
Technologies: Git, Laravel, PHP 7, jQuery, JavaScript, Bootstrap 3, CSS3, HTML5, CSS, HTML

Senior Front-end Developer

2015 - 2016
Twitter Counter
  • Extended the initial D3.js implementation for better chart interactions.
  • Implemented the SEO, keyword research, and link building.
  • Performed regular A/B tests using Optimizely and Google Analytics.
  • Improved the conversion rate on landing pages and checkout flow.
  • Extended the Angular back-panel.
Technologies: Handlebars, Underscore.js, D3.js, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, CSS, HTML, SEO Tools, Newsletter Templates, Email Templates

Front-end Developer

2013 - 2015
ITNT
  • Improved the UI on the Soft32.com portal.
  • Updated the entire portal to be 100% responsive.
  • Improved the conversion rate by creating and A/B testing the landing pages on an ongoing basis.
  • Assisted the online marketing team with the Google Apps script.
  • Revamped completely the WordPress blog to be in-line with the brand.
  • Optimized all the assets and increased the page-load speed.
Technologies: Zend Framework, PHP, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, CSS, HTML, Website Performance, SEO Tools

Web Developer

2012 - 2013
NTT Data
  • Took over successfully a big portal project from another team.
  • Implemented different modules (like eCommerce, search engine, and file collection) into the portal.
  • Integrated social media APIs into the project.
Technologies: Web Services, Zend Framework, CSS3, MySQL, PHP, CSS, HTML

uVibe: Real-time City Guide

uVibe shows you the best places to go to in town at any moment.

We listen to social signals in real time and recommend the best places in your city based on your preferences. uVibe has got you covered whether you want to eat, drink, dance, or just hang out with friends.

Jobs in Blockchain

A blockchain jobs portal built in Nuxt.js (using Vue, Express.js, and Node.js). It has a PHP Laravel back end for the API and is hosted on AWS. I was involved in the customer-facing work (the app) and setting up continuous integration and testing.
2012 - 2020

Master's Degree in Computer Engineering

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu - Sibiu, Romania

2007 - 2012

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu - Sibiu, Romania

Libraries/APIs

Vue, jQuery, jQuery UI, Google AdSense, Vuex, Facebook SDK, Facebook API, D3.js, Handlebars, Chart.js, Underscore.js, React, Instagram API, Twitter API, Node.js, Shopify API, Google AdWords, Liquid

Tools

Subversion (SVN), Bower, Gulp, Git, Google Analytics, Visual Website Optimizer, Optimizely, NPM, Grunt, TFS, Adobe Photoshop, NGINX, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Webpack, Sketch, Figma, WPML

Frameworks

Bootstrap, Nuxt.js, Vuetify, Zend Framework, Redux, React Native, Laravel, AngularJS, Tailwind CSS, Bootstrap 3, Angular, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Capybara, Express.js, Next.js, Loopback

Languages

HTML5, HTML, Less, SCSS, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, CSS3, ECMAScript (ES6), Google Apps Script, SQL, Sass, CSS4, PHP 7

Paradigms

Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Scrum, Agile Software Development, Unit Testing, E2E Testing

Platforms

DigitalOcean, LEMP, LAMP, Ubuntu, Apache2, WordPress, Linux, Shopify, Mixpanel, Firebase, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Drupal, Pantheon, Azure

Storage

MySQL

Other

WordPress Themes, SEO Keyword Research, Ajax, A/B Testing, User Interface (UI), Email Templates, Newsletter Templates, Entrepreneurship, Link Building, SSL Configurations, Facebook Ads, User Experience (UX), Google Tag Manager, i18n, Website Performance, SEO Tools, Statsig, Web Services, Bootstrap 4, Shopify Theme, APIs

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