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Dario Sande, Software Developer in El Pinar, Uruguay
Dario Sande

Software Developer in El Pinar, Uruguay

Member since August 14, 2013
Dario is a software engineer with a five-year degree and 10+ years of experience primarily focused on open source technologies. He can easily move from back- to front-end development, and he has extensive experience making PHP and JavaScript code clean and maintainable.
Dario is now available for hire



  • PHP, 15 years
  • JavaScript, 15 years
  • Bootstrap, 6 years
  • Laravel, 5 years
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS), 5 years
  • REST, 5 years
  • Vue.js, 3 years
El Pinar, Uruguay



Preferred Environment

Mac, Coda, Chrome

The most amazing... I've ever made was a football simulator game and online community using PHP, JavaScript, and MySQL.


  • Web Developer

    2009 - PRESENT
    • Developed a high traffic Laravel API consumed from iPads, for a polling place check-in system in the United States.
    • Built LAMP-based custom sites using jQuery, Bootstrap, and frameworks such as CodeIgniter or Laravel.
    • Created a JavaScript-based executive charting dashboard framework for Opera Solutions using jQueryUI widget factory and HighCharts.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, Java, jQuery, Code Igniter, Laravel, HTML5, CSS3
  • Local Development Team Leader and Web Developer

    2007 - 2009
    mEgo, Inc.
    • Developed a site used to integrate different social network profiles.
    • Wrote an API to be consumed by a Flash client (xml based).
    • Worked intensively with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and HI5 APIs.
    • Oversaw code versioning, release, and QA workflows using SVN.
    • Worked with a team of QA experts coordinating QA tasks.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, YUI
  • Owner and Web Developer

    2005 - 2006
    Big Fun Bug
    • Developed sites using PHP, JavaScript, and MySQL.
    • Tweaked the PHPbb forum and integrated it with the site.
    • Collaborated with the implementation of a football match simulaton engine.
    • Modified a system that could execute high-load and intensive scripts in charge of doing the needed math to simulate the football matches.
    • Created and maintained administration and statistics pages.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript
  • Web Developer and Server Administrator

    2003 - 2005
    Live Interactive SRL
    • Developed and maintained the API for a credit card billing system.
    • Built a high-traffic system for detecting the country of origin of a request.
    • Worked on creating HTML/CSS pages from complex designs in PSD files.
    • Provided server administration (Linux).
    • Worked with a team of server security experts.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript
  • Web Developer, FreeRADIUS Administration

    2001 - 2003
    Uniotel S.A.
    • Worked on several internal/administration pages using PHP and MySQL.
    • Configured and maintained FreeRADIUS.
    • Created a statistics pages for a VOIP app made using MRTG.
    • Wrote a script for log analysis and error alert system.
    • Provided server administration (Linux).
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript
  • Web Developer

    2000 - 2001
    • Created a website from scratch for a B2B platform.
    • Oversaw both implementation and design.
    • Maintained the servers (Linux).
    • Implemented a monthly billing system.
    • Worked in spiders (data mining) to offer goverment requests for companies to browse.
    Technologies: Perl, MySQL


  • VOIP Market (Development)

    A site I implemented where customers and vendors connect and trade voice-over-ip minutes.
    Technologies used:
    - Laravel
    - jQuery
    - Bootstrap
    - AWS: EC2, RDS
    - Third party APIs for billing: Paypal, Stripe

  • Survey Toll (Development)

    An end-user site and API I implemented for a survey tool.
    - CodeIgniter first, then ported to Laravel
    - jQuery and some AngularJS
    - Bootstrap
    - AWS: EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, Elasti-Cache, RDS (MySQL and Aurora), SES
    - Wrote a RESTful API optimized with AWS's Elastic Beanstalk, Memcached, and Master/Slave architecture for the database.

  • Spend Intelligence Platform (Development)

    JavaScript based executive charting dashboard framework using jQuery UI widgets and HighCharts (not available online).

  • The Hobbit Game (Development)

    HTML5 game using the ImpactJS framework.

  • Promotional Sites for the Machete Kills Movie (Development)

    Three sites:

    Used jQuery and Bootsrap in the client side, and PHP and CodeIgniter framework in the server side.

    Responsive design. Extensive use of Canvas object for a meme creator tool.

  • NADA University (Development)

    Virtual training site, LAMP-based custom site development using jQuery and CodeIgniter/Zend framework.

  • Top Chef University (Development)

    Virtual training site, LAMP based.

  • mEgo (Development)

    Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Hi5, etc. API development using CodeIgniter/Zend to be consumed by Flash or JavaScript clients.

  • National History Museum of Los Angeles (Development)

    Drupal-based development.


  • Languages

    JavaScript, PHP, HTML5, CSS3, Perl
  • Frameworks

    Laravel 5, Laravel, Bootstrap, CodeIgniter
  • Libraries/APIs

    Braintree API, jQuery, jQuery Mobile, jQuery UI, Vue.js, Lodash, PayPal API, Stripe API, Underscore.js
  • Tools

  • Paradigms

    REST, Responsive Web Design (RWD)
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), MacOS, Meteor, Linux
  • Storage

    MySQL, Memcached, MongoDB, PostgreSQL
  • Other



  • Bachelor degree in Software Engineer
    1997 - 2003
    Facultad de IngenierĂ­a, Universidad de la RepĂșblica - Uruguay
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