Darko Goles, Magento Developer in Osijek, Croatia
Darko Goles

Magento Developer in Osijek, Croatia

Member since May 1, 2015
Darko is a Certified Magento Developer Plus as well as a solution specialist, book author, and blogger. With over eleven years' web programming experience including 5+ as an eCommerce professional specialized in web service APIs, third party integrations, and speed optimizations, he delivers only the best quality optimized code.
Darko is now available for hire




Osijek, Croatia



Preferred Environment

Web Services, MySQL, Magento, PHP

The most amazing...

...thing I've done is author the book "Magento Mobile How-To."


  • Senior Magento Developer

    2015 - PRESENT
    PinpointDesigns, Ltd.
    • Consulted on Magento-related issues.
    • Developed back-end functionality.
    Technologies: Magento, PHP, Magento 2, eCommerce, PayPal, PayPal API, Payment Gateways
  • Magento Certified Developer/Consultant

    2014 - PRESENT
    ApiWorks d.o.o.
    • Contracted for Abacus, a Canadian internet agency.
    • Provided contract services on several smaller projects for Surgeworks, Ltd., Utah, US.
    • Developed for for Lab Lateral, Ltd., a UK web agency handling large Magento projects.
    Technologies: Web Services, MySQL, Magento, PHP, Magento 2, eCommerce, PayPal, PayPal API, Payment Gateways
  • Magento Developer

    2014 - 2015
    Lab Lateral
    • Contributed to the development of large Magento projects.
    Technologies: Magento, PHP, eCommerce
  • Magento Certified Developer PLUS

    2012 - 2014
    Inchoo, Ltd.
    • Worked in Inchoo as a full-time Magento professional, I gained experience in eCommerce in general and also in project management and organizational skills.
    • Passed the Magento Certified Developer certification as a result of working on large Magento Enterprise projects.
    • Worked a lot on Magento site optimizations helping clients (merchants) to increase conversions and user experience on their web shops.
    • Authored a book through Packt Publishing, Birmingham, UK.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), MySQL, Magento, PHP, eCommerce, PayPal, PayPal API
  • PHP/Symfony 2 Developer

    2011 - 2012
    Surgeworks, Ltd.
    • Worked on different mobile application projects and web service APIs as a web service specialist in the iOS development team.
    • Supported and developed the website divineoffice.org.
    • Created DivineOfficeHUB, a powerful mobile data and content management PHP application.
    • Contributed as one of the first Symfony 2 blog authors with over thirty articles.
    • Used Agile methodologies for product development to increase profit to Surgeworks in the mobile market.
    Technologies: WordPress, MySQL, Web Services, Symfony 2, PHP
  • Freelance Web Developer

    2007 - 2011
    • Created more than twenty websites using plain HTML, CSS, Joomla, and WordPress,.
    • Created several websites with eCommerce/eCatalog functionality.
    Technologies: Flash, MySQL, Joomla, WordPress, PHP


  • Prayer

    Prayer was part of one large project I worked on in Surgeworks. The application is powered by a content delivery platform named DivineOfficeHUB, which I developed.

  • DivineOfficeHUB

    DivineOfficeHUB is a fully customizable CMS that serves as a data provider for mobile applications using REST web services. Also it has a complete set of rich features for content entry and content organization managment. Used by Surgeworks mobile application projects.

  • Medjugorje

    Like Prayer, this product was part of the same project which is powered with same content delivery platform built by myself.

  • Mageboard

    A powerful iPhone/iPad mobile application made by Inchoo for Magento store owners. My part of the project was the Magento extension that provides all necessary data via SOAP web services to mobile app.

  • Juvalia & You

    An online jewelry store operating in four countries.

  • Divine Office

    Divine Office's purpose is to spread, deepen and enhance the Christian faith of the communities in which we work and live and of the society on which we depend by making the Catholic teachings and lifestyle accessible through modern media.

    Divine Office's mission is to evangelize and to nurture our Catholic relationship with God by designing and offering content, software products, development, and design services for the Catholic community.

  • Sheeel.com

    Sheeel.com is a Middle Eastern daily deal website with responsive design, offering a simple proposition: Amazing deals every day that are available for only 24 hours or until the product sells out (whichever comes first).

  • Digumz.com

    The largest game rental store in the Middle East.

  • Theguardian Bookshop

    Large scale Magento store with over 250,000 products.

  • Wow Wireless

    Developed and configured a fresh site for Wow Wireless.

  • Perfume Price

    Magento website for parfumeprice.net.

  • CosmicCart Magento module

    Magento integration with popular CosmicCart service.

  • Magento Mobile How-To | Book

    Authored and published a book on Magento development.


  • Languages

    PHP 7, PHP, HTML5, XML, JavaScript, CSS3, CSS, HTML
  • Libraries/APIs

    PayPal API, jQuery
  • Platforms

    Magento 2, Magento, Magento 1, WordPress, Joomla, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Other

    APIs, eCommerce, PayPal, Payment Gateways, Full-stack, Server Configuration, Web Services, RESTful Web Services, Optimization
  • Frameworks

    Symfony 2
  • Paradigms

  • Storage

    MySQL, Redis
  • Tools



  • Certified Solution Specialist in Magento
    2014 - 2014
    Magento U - https://u.magento.com/certification/directory/dev/571865/
  • Certified Developer Plus in Magento
    2013 - 2013
    Magento U - https://u.magento.com/certification/directory/dev/571865/
  • Certified Developer in Magento
    2012 - 2012
    Magento U - https://u.magento.com/certification/directory/dev/571865/
  • Technical High School Degree in Chemical Technology
    1993 - 1998
    Tehnološka škola Osijek - Osijek


  • Magento Solution Specialist
  • Magento Certified Developer Plus
  • Magento Certified Developer

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