Cristhian Castelao, Software Developer in Zapopan, Mexico
Cristhian Castelao

Software Developer in Zapopan, Mexico

Member since February 15, 2017
Cristhian is a seasoned IT consultant with over nine years of professional experience. He's a full-stack web developer and business intelligence consultant who has worked for clients including Intel and PepsiCo, and has firsthand entrepreneurial experience in addition to extensive knowledge of a variety of languages, frameworks, and other technologies.
Cristhian is now available for hire




Zapopan, Mexico



Preferred Environment

MVC, Git, Sublime, MacOS, LAMP

The most amazing...

...thing I've built is an Angular/Yii framework for web apps including a code parser to allow non-developers to write custom rules, similar to Excel macros.


  • Senior Web Developer

    2016 - 2017
    Intel Corporation
    • Created new plugins for WYSIWYG integrating with Drupal modules.
    • Integrated Drupal with Git repositories to keep certain contents up to date.
    • Created custom rules to meet content management workflow needs.
    • Provided guidance for less experienced developers.
    • Created new Drush commands.
    • Created PHP scripts to repair database records.
    • Researched and repaired broken features by providing quick fixes to keep the website working nicely.
    Technologies: Drupal, MySQL, Sass, HTML5, Git
  • Business Intelligence Consultant

    2010 - 2011
    • Created complex data extraction routines for millions of records.
    • Designed and developed executive dashboards for different metrics.
    • Analyzed data structure to provide the best performance results.
    • Deeply dived into data to find and resolve inconsistencies.
    Technologies: Qlikview, MS SQL, Visual Basic
  • Software Developer

    2008 - 2009
    Sistemas Avanzados Integrales
    • Created a booking engine for flights, hotels, and cars with C# .NET using SOAP web services.
    • Developed a CRM platform from scratch in PHP.
    • Created some statistics dashboards with Visual Basic.
    Technologies: C# .NET, Mootools, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS, Visual Basic


  • At Leisure License (Development)

    At Leisure License is an edtech company that provides courses and a lot of licensing tools for contractors in the US. The website is built on Drupal and AngularJS integrated with third-party APIs like Twilio, Sendgrid and AI-Powered Google APIs.

  • Intel Software (Development)

    Created new plugins and provided fixes for both back-end and front-end. Intel Software is one of the most important websites of Intel Corporation.

  • Witches and Cowboys (Development)

    Website and web application for a cleaning service company in Las Vegas. Handles all the communication between the company and the client through a custom email manager and a SMS platform. Generates repeating events based on customer desires as well as georeferenced routes for the employees.

  • International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region (Development)

    Multi-lingual Drupal 7 website migrated from Drupal 6 with panel integration, custom views, and features for easy content management.

  • Targeta Rosa (Development)

    Drupal 7 and AngularJS integration with custom benefits search for owners of the "pink card."

  • Cadastral Modernization Program (Development)

    Web platform for town halls in Mexico. Geolocates and calculates taxes for properties in the whole area. Keeps municipal data up to date based on approved income laws. Generates cartography with street values.

  • Campanya Gironès (Development)

    Web application for the government in Spain that allows employees to gather information in the streets to improve municipal services.


  • Languages

    JavaScript, PHP, Sass, Less, CSS, HTML5, Python, C#, Java
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap 3+, Yii 2, AngularJS, Yii 1, CodeIgniter, Flutter, Bootstrap 4, Play Framework
  • Platforms

    Drupal 7, Linux, QlikView, Windows, MacOS, Drupal 6, WordPress
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Lodash, Google Maps API, D3.js, Google APIs, Facebook API
  • Tools

    Git, Bower, Composer, Trello, Gulp.js, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Photoshop
  • Paradigms

    REST, Agile Software Development
  • Storage

    MySQL, IndexedDB, MongoDB, AWS S3
  • Other

    Angular Bootstrap, Data, Machine Learning


  • Technologist's degree in Computer Science
    2003 - 2007
    CETI - Guadalajara

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