André Felipe T. da Luz, People Management Developer in Blumenau - State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
André Felipe T. da Luz

People Management Developer in Blumenau - State of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Member since January 15, 2014
André is able to build custom websites to the highest specifications. He develops and supports websites from simple single-page landing pages to full Magento-based web stores. He believes that anything is possible and that there are no impossible tasks. He has extensive experience developing with the Magento platform and adding custom logic, fixing bugs, and writing extensions to specifications.
André is now available for hire


  • Above the Fray, Inc.
    Magento 2, PHP, Linux, Jenkins, Deployer, Magento 1
  • Best Worlds
    Magento 2, PHP, Jenkins, Deployer, Linux
  • Trezo
    Magento, PHP, Zend Framework, HTML, CSS, MySQL, Nginx



Blumenau - State of Santa Catarina, Brazil



Preferred Environment

Linux, Git, Sublime Text/VS Code, Nginx, MySQL

The most amazing...

...thing I've coded is a distributed process by RabbitMQ that allowed the system to increase from 100 processes per minute to 10,000 per minute.


  • Magento 2 Engineer

    2019 - 2020
    Above the Fray, Inc.
    • Helped as a resource for a lot of Magento 2 projects implemented from scratch.
    • Provided support for running Magento 2 projects by doing performance improvements and fixing bugs.
    • Assumed all helpdesk projects by keeping the Magento projects running and growing their sales.
    • Installed Magento 2 modules (templates, payments, integrations, scripts, etc.).
    • Implemented modules for doing integrations, exporting data, integrating with payments, etc.
    • Worked with PayPal, Braintree, Magento 2 B2B, Magento 2 Cloud, and Magento 2 Enterprise versions as well as Elasticsearch.
    • Implemented the Jenkins deployment by automating the deploy with Deployer.
    • Configured Linux servers on AWS, DigitalOcean, and Magento 2 Cloud by creating the database configurations, Magento 2 installation, deployment automation with Jenkins+Deployer, Nginx configuration, etc.
    Technologies: Magento 2, PHP, Linux, Jenkins, Deployer, Magento 1
  • Magento 2 Engineer

    2018 - 2019
    Best Worlds
    • Supported Magento 2 sites with maintenance, installing new modules, and fixing all kinds of bugs.
    • Set up a automated deployment with Jenkins + Deployer.
    • Implemented a whole project from scratch on Magento 2 integrating with a WordPress API that the client provided.
    • Worked on a few Magento 1 projects, keeping them working and on performance improvements.
    • Did help on hour estimates for a lot of tasks and projects.
    Technologies: Magento 2, PHP, Jenkins, Deployer, Linux
  • Consultant and Co-founder

    2018 - 2018
    • Created and maintained capacity programs for new employees.
    • Taught technologies such as Magento, PHP, and best coding practices.
    • Consulted on all technical issues and internal capacity programs.
    • Evangelized the company culture.
    Technologies: Magento, PHP, Zend Framework, HTML, CSS, MySQL, Nginx
  • CTO and Co-founder

    2013 - 2018
    • Created Magento-based eCommerce sites.
    • Managed a team of 25 developers, QA engineers, and DevOps people.
    • Created payment modules and shipping modules for Magento.
    • Customized Magento to any type of business rules.
    • Configured Magento to run in a Linux environment.
    Technologies: Magento, PHP, Zend Framework, HTML, CSS, MySQL, Nginx
  • Technical Leader

    2012 - 2014
    • Managed tasks from back-end developers.
    • Created and tested tasks to validate and facilitate understanding directly with customers.
    • Created modules for Magento.
    • Customized the back and front end of Magento.
    • Supported the front-end and designer team to align expectations and solutions to deliver to the customer.
    Technologies: Magento, PHP, Zend Framework, HTML, CSS, MySQL, Nginx
  • Magento Developer

    2012 - 2012
    • Manned the helpdesk for Magento issues.
    • Supported customers in solving technical problems on the web server on Magento platform.
    • Created projects from scratch in Zend 1 or Python/Django frameworks.
    • Managed initial developers by teaching PHP and Magento.
    Technologies: Magento, PHP, Zend Framework, HTML, CSS, MySQL, Nginx
  • Python Developer

    2010 - 2012
    • Developed a desktop application with Python and GTK.
    • Created a database structure in PostgreSQL and logic like events or reports on databases.
    • Solved bugs and issues reported by the support team or customers.
    • Analyzed solutions to new projects for the application.
    • Implanted the system directly in the customer's place.
    Technologies: Python, Postgres, GTK-Glade, Linux, Vim


  • Flash Routers (Development)

    A Magento 2 project implemented for a new design and with all previous Magento 1 functionalities. We did an automated periodic subscription that charges the customer based on the chosen plan and integrated with Braintree and PayPal.

  • Oculos Shop (Development)

    The first eCommerce to sell glasses online came to Trezo to develop a new project on Magento 2. My coworkers and I did all the template customization, creating new features and modules. My paper on this project was managing tasks, controlling deadlines, and contacting stakeholders. I fixed some bugs and made configurations on this project. My main responsibility was to coordinate all developers (front-end, back-end, QA, DevOps), deliver the project, and ensure that we are aligned with customer expectations.

    Skills: Team leadership, project management, PHP, Linux Commands, Nginx, Magento 2, communication (customers and technical team).

  • Loja Grendene (Development)

    First project Magento 2 at Trezo in 2016. It gave us a lot of experience—we started with version 2.0 and we migrated to 2.1. We did a lot of customization as integration, adding new functionality, and using a lot of Magento business rules. This project works as six eCommerce websites at the same installation as each brand has a specific store with its own categories, templates, and domains, although the customer can navigate at any brand website and finish their order on the main store. Kind of complex and challenging.

    Skills: Project management, team leadership, PHP, Magento 2, Linux, Nginx, communication (customers, technical team), technical and feature analyses.

  • Plek (Development)

    Plek is a startup that solves Brazilian problems finding a place to live, offering solutions and making the process easier

    Skills: Technical analysis, PHP, Yii2, HTML, CSS, Vue.js, Linux, Nginx, RabbitMQ, Docker


  • Languages

    PHP, UML, JavaScript, HTML, Python, Ruby, CSS
  • Tools

    Git, Composer, Modman, Magento Modules, Vim Text Editor, SoapUI, Nginx, Apache, Shell
  • Platforms

    Magento 2, Magento 1, Magento, Magento Extension Development, Linux, Linux Mint
  • Storage

    MySQL, JSON, PostgreSQL
  • Other

    Ajax, Time Tracking, APIs, GitFlow, SOAP, People Management
  • Frameworks

    Zend Framework, Yii, Yii 1, Yii 2, PHPUnit, Django, Laravel, Bootstrap
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, REST APIs, Ruby on Rails API
  • Paradigms

    Agile, Scrum, Design Patterns


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2009 - 2013
    FURB - Blumenau, SC


  • Magento 2 Professional Developer | ID 7515443
    JULY 2019 - PRESENT
  • Magento Certified Developer | ID 1384859
    MARCH 2014 - PRESENT

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