Arman Shahinyan, Software Developer in Barcelona, Spain
Arman Shahinyan

Software Developer in Barcelona, Spain

Member since November 16, 2017
Arman is a full-stack developer who mainly focuses on web development. Since 2013, he's been working in his field for both freelance clients and small-to-medium businesses building solutions where full-stack skills, creative thinking, and high attention to detail are key.
Arman is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Barcelona, Spain

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

MacOS, Linux, Windows, PHP, PhpStorm

The most amazing...

...web app I've ever built is a document-and-certification-management system that was built with Laravel.

Employment

  • WordPress Expert

    2019 - 2019
    Pure Digital (via Toptal)
    • Planned the project from scratch.
    • Translated successfully designs into code implementations.
    • Hosted the setup with separate development, staging, and production environments.
    • Implemented continuous deployment integration.
    • Developed custom themes and plugins as per client needs.
    • Performed SEO and speed optimizations.
    • Added extra security measures.
    Technologies: Design, Git, Linux, SCSS, Webpack, JavaScript, PHP, WordPress
  • WordPress Developer

    2018 - 2018
    INEC (via aTICser SL)
    • Developed a custom theme from PSD to WordPress.
    • Created pages based on designs and content.
    • Constructed custom layouts and sections based on user roles.
    • Added extra security measures.
    • Set up and maintained the hosting.
    Technologies: Linux, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress
  • WordPress Expert

    2018 - 2018
    Hustler Marketing (via WebbingApps)
    • Set up and maintained hosting.
    • Handled a WordPress integration.
    • Created a homepage, landing page. and several other regular pages.
    • Gave training to client employees.
    • Integrated third-party APIs for an extended functionality.
    Technologies: Linux, APIs, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress
  • WordPress Developer

    2018 - 2018
    CATEi (via aTICser SL)
    • Built custom landing pages.
    • Optimized WordPress pages.
    • Changed CSS styles.
    • Implemented a contact form with extra security.
    Technologies: Linux, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress
  • WordPress Developer

    2017 - 2017
    Mirabella Hills (via WebbingApps)
    • Built a custom theme from PSD to WordPress.
    • Created pages based on designs and content.
    • Optimized pages and plugins for speed and security.
    • Integrated multilingual functionality for serving content in several languages.
    Technologies: Linux, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress
  • WordPress Developer

    2017 - 2017
    CountryEarth (via WebbingApps)
    • Built a custom WordPress theme.
    • Added a custom layout for galleries.
    • Created a home landing page.
    • Added extra security measures.
    Technologies: Linux, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress
  • WordPress Developer

    2015 - 2015
    AQPE (via aTICser SL)
    • Integrated custom forms with data exportation.
    • Created and optimized WordPress pages.
    • Integrated a multilingual functionality for serving content in several languages.
    • Added extra security measures.
    • Integrated automated social media postings.
    • Implemented hosting setup and maintenance.
    Technologies: Linux, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress

Experience

  • Indicator (Development)
    https://www.indicator.be/nl/

    Here, I developed and maintained a Magento store.

    WORK DONE:
    • Maintained the legacy code of a custom Axapta integration Magento extension for the synchronization of sales and client data.
    • Worked on a multinational company with teams spread across several countries.
    • Gave support through issue trackers, email, and via Skype sessions to non-technical colleagues.
    • Researched and started development of a Magento eCommerce upgrade.

  • Albert Vidal Arquitecte (Development)
    https://www.albertvidalarq.cat/

    WORK DONE:
    • Modified an existing static website with a jQuery gallery and slider plugin.
    • Optimized the website.
    • Updated the hosting options.
    • Applied HTTPS.

  • ToilightBG (Development)
    https://toilightbg.com/

    Here, I completed an already partially developed (70%) WordPress website.

    WORK DONE:
    • Changed the theme options.
    • Removed unused and unnecessary plugins.
    • Optimized the website with a cache plugin.
    • Optimized the hosting options for better performance and security.

  • Cacplus (Development)
    https://www.cacplus.com/en/

    WORK DONE:
    • Added pages to a WordPress site.
    • Optimized the CMS and plugins.
    • Updated the hosting settings.

  • aTICjobs (Development)
    https://www.aticjobs.com/

    WORK DONE:
    • Built a WordPress website for aTICjobs.
    • Integrated a job listings theme and plugin.
    • Modified a plugin to meet the client's needs.
    • Uploaded it to a hosting account after testing in a local environment.

  • CIOS (Development)
    https://www.cios.cat/

    WORK DONE:
    • Updated a WordPress CMS and plugins to the latest versions.
    • Added new pages with content provided by the client.

  • Factivitats (Development)
    https://factivitats.com/

    I created a WordPress website with content provided by a client.

    WORK DONE:
    • Installed few plugins for performance and security.
    • Uploaded the website for hosting with optimized options.
    • Regularly maintained the site with updates for the CMS and plugins.

  • Homim (Development)
    http://www.homim.es/

    WORK DONE:
    • Created a custom PHP script for synching WordPress custom post type elements with a real estate portal.
    • Updated the CMS and plugins.

  • INEPP (Development)
    https://www.inepp.com/

    WORK DONE:
    • Fixed bugs.
    • Updated the WordPress CMS and plugins to the latest versions.
    • Migrated the website from one hosting site to another.

  • TA-COEINF (Development)
    https://www.ta-coeinf.cat/

    WORK DONE:
    • Updated WordPress CMS and plugins.
    • Migrated website to new hosting.
    • Changed the site to HTTPS.
    • Updated the PHP code to the latest version.
    • Created new contact form.

  • Springer Foods (Development)
    https://www.springerfoods.com.au/

    WORK DONE:
    • Created a custom WordPress website with content provided by the client.
    • Used very few plugins for better performance and security.
    • Constructed a custom post type for food so that the client could personally manage the content.
    • Fixed the existing PHP script for a custom client portal.
    • Updated WordPress and plugins.
    • Migrated the site to new hosting.

  • Uniquip (Development)
    https://www.uniquip.net.au/

    WORK DONE:
    • Migrated the existing site to WordPress.
    • Integrated WooCommerce with a premium theme and some customizations.
    • Created new page layouts.
    • Added new pages with the client's content.

  • Coral Lavinia (Development)
    http://coral-lavinia.com/

    WORK DONE:
    • Fixed CSS bugs in the existing WordPress website.
    • Optimized CSS styles.
    • Removed unused plugins and themes.
    • Improved page PHP layouts.

  • Klothon (Development)
    https://www.klothon.com/

    WORK DONE:
    • Fixed WooCommerce issues.
    • Added new pages with content provided by the client.
    • Updated WordPress CMS and plugins.

  • Col·legi Oficial d\'Enginyeria Informàtica de Catalunya (Development)
    https://enginyeriainformatica.cat/

    WORK DONE:
    • Customized and improved existing WordPress website.
    • Updated all of the plugins and the CMS.
    • Removed unnecessary and unused plugins and themes.
    • Added a cache and image optimizations plugin.
    • Installed extra security measures to avoid reincurring hacking attacks.
    • Updated the theme.
    • Optimized the 10GB database down to 2GB.
    • Maintained and customized the hosting settings.
    • Upgraded the PHP to a 7.2 version.
    • Ensured that everything still worked via a testing environment.

  • AFA IPSE (Development)
    https://www.afaipse.cat/

    WORK DONE:
    • Created and customized a WordPress website with a theme provided by the WordPress directory and the client's content.
    • Added very few plugins for speed and security.
    • Integrated a custom form with an external page as input for polls.

  • AssociacioTIC (Development)
    https://www.associaciotic.cat/

    WORK DONE:
    • Created a custom WordPress theme from PSD designs provided by the client.
    • Installed custom layouts and sections.
    • Kept the plugins to a minimum for speed and security.
    • Implemented cache optimizations for a better performance.
    • Integrated custom pages and contact form.

  • Serenocare (Development)
    https://serenocare.com/

    WORK DONE:
    • Created a custom WordPress website with few plugins and customizations.
    • Migrated the website to Squarespace.
    • Continued working on the website with the tools and options provided there.

  • EasyOpticare (Development)
    https://www.easyopticare.nl

    WORK DONE:
    • Created a WordPress website with a custom theme.
    • Implemented a few plugins for speed and security.
    • Later migrated the site to Squarespace with their provided clean theme and layout customizations.

  • ANPAC Carpinteria (Development)
    https://www.anpaccarpinteria.com/

    WORK DONE:
    • Created a website with the client's hosting space.
    • Provided a website drag-and-drop builder.
    • Incorporated the client-provided content and images and followed their company's design.

  • Best in Town Guide (Development)
    https://barcelona-guide.patrons.org.es/

    This is a WordPress subdomain for Patrons. It uses the same theme and plugins as the main domain with a few extra customizations.

    WORK DONE:
    • Integrated a cache-and-image optimization plugin for better performance.
    • Updated the hosting settings for better performance.
    • Integrated Cloudflare DNS and HTTPS.

  • AQPE PEQ (Development)
    https://www.aqpe.org/peq/

    Here, I've developed a custom Laravel application for the Private Foundation Agency for Qualification of Professional Engineers (AQPE) for certifications and documentation management with which the agency can process their qualifications for their engineers much faster.

    WORK DONE:
    • Integrated payments with PayPal and invoice generation.
    • Implemented a special verification QR image badge generation through which companies can verify if an engineer is certified by AQPE.

  • Patrons Org (Development)
    https://patrons.org.es/

    WORK DONE:
    • Implemented a WordPress installation along with few plugins for better performance and security and a custom theme made with Bootstrap. The custom layout helps them guide the reader entirely on the contents of the posts which are very rich and detailed, about varying topics like museums, history, art, and more.
    • Integrated a newsletter plugin to enable people to subscribe to Patrons' weekly newsletter via Mailchimp.

Skills

  • Tools

    Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), GitHub, PhpStorm, Hubstaff, Git, Composer, Bitbucket, Docker Hub, Docker Compose, Webpack, Gulp.js, NPM
  • Platforms

    Windows, WordPress, Linux, Docker, WooCommerce, MacOS, OS X
  • Languages

    PHP 5+, Hugo, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, SCSS, PHP, HTML
  • Frameworks

    Laravel 5, Bootstrap, Bootstrap 3+, Laravel Spark
  • Libraries/APIs

    WooCommerce API, WordPress API, jQuery CDN, jQuery
  • Paradigms

    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Agile Workflow, Continuous Deployment
  • Storage

    MySQL/MariaDB
  • Other

    WordPress Rescue, PSD to WordPress, WordPress Themes, WordPress Plugins, APIs, Design, Documentation, Organic SEO

Education

  • Completed vocational training in Web Application Development
    2013 - 2014
    IES Joan d'Austria - Barcelona, Spain
  • Completed vocational training in Microcomputer Systems and Networks (LOE)
    2010 - 2012
    IES Abastos - Valencia, Spain

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