Full-stack Engineer (Contract)2013 - PRESENTRefinery29
- Worked on distribution platform stability and health alerts, which was important for a distribution stakeholder who wanted to know the health status of our distribution platforms.
- As a part of the media team, I optimized our email code so we could fully take advantage of personalization. I introduced Gearman jobs that we could track in our dashboards so we can have better insight how our email code is operating.
- Contributed significantly to the removal and refactoring of legacy code to bring up codebase health.
- Took initiative and ported all of the existing Gearman jobs and intervals to the new architecture that paved the way to a PHP7 upgrade when the decision was made to migrate to a new system.
- Launched all of our distribution platforms in 2016; I was supporting those platforms with new features and bug fixes.
- Built a delivery API that was used by our responsive web application.
- Worked with in-memory databases and our caching layer, which includes delivery API and routing and other tasks that were required to support our responsive web application like breadcrumbs and navigation.
- Provided code support in Refinery29's shift to video, anything that was required from data migrations to building delivery APIs. I built an API to support new video series features in our CMS platform.
- Implemented Facebook Instant Articles and experimented with chatbots.
- Architected new products like responsive sweepstakes templates and third-party quiz integration, which was the first usage of web sockets in our codebase.
- Built an API to deliver the article series to our mobile web application.
Freelance Web Developer2010 - 2013Alo Alo d.o.o
Technologies: PHP Laravel
- Architected a web application for tracking mobile phone repairs.
- Implemented a custom CMS solution using Laravel framework.
- Developed per-employee statistics reports.
- Built a WPF desktop application for organizing student employee shifts.
- Built a WPF desktop application for calculating the best cellphone contract plan for customers.