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Edu Wass, Software Developer in Sliema, Malta
Edu Wass

Software Developer in Sliema, Malta

Member since March 4, 2016
Edu is a web developer with a decade of experience across multiple platforms. He's a keen technologist with a passion for the future of creativity online, always seeking new and interesting ways to use programming to create idiosyncratic and high-quality work.
Edu is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • PHP, 6 years
  • WordPress, 6 years
  • CSS, 6 years
  • Sass, 4 years
  • JavaScript, 4 years
  • Node.js, 2 years
  • React, 2 years
Sliema, Malta

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Mac OS X, Sublime Text, CLI, WordPress, React

The most amazing...

...site I've developed is a Windows 10 promotional site for Microsoft Italy in collaboration with Italy's most famous YouTubers.

Employment

  • Full-stack Developer

    2016 - 2018
    Container Studio
    • Created a WordPress API wrapper for React to read values from a WordPress back-end and render them in client-side JavaScript.
    • Built a Docker image with PHP7, Nginx, Git, and web hooks for ease of site deployment and development.
    • Created custom WordPress themes and back-ends for several clients.
    • Designed and developed new wireframes for pages for Harbour Space, Europe's state-of-the-art university for technology and design.
    • Planned and developed the new website for Ubiqum, a well-known international coding bootcamp.
    Technologies: WordPress, React.js, PHP, JavaScript, Sass, HTML5
  • Lecturer and Developer

    2017 - 2017
    Harbour Space
    • Lectured on a course teaching students what technology makes sense for early/MVP stage, late stage, and scaling in terms of infrastructure, stack, UX/UI, mobile, and back-end.
    • Helped rebuild parts of the Harbour Space marketing website.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML
  • Full-stack Developer

    2015 - 2016
    The George
    • Designed and developed the Microsoft Windows 10 Italy promotional site, featuring some of Italy's most talented YouTubers helping boost sales and popularity of Windows 10 in Italy.
    • Planned, developed, and provided creative input for the new Monza website, a WordPress site with heavy traffic loads during the F1 season, which we successfully supported using caching methods and load balancing techniques.
    • Worked on the development of the Wall Street English multisite network, with about 25 different country sub-sites with custom features and functionalities.
    • Planned and developed the core back-end of AskCucu, an Airbnb-like housing platform to help students find places to stay in Asia.
    • Developed the new Amfivia event company website with a focus on marketing that resulted in a huge improvement in web conversion rates.
    Technologies: WordPress, Ruby on Rails, PHP, JavaScript, Sass
  • Full-stack Developer

    2013 - 2015
    Poliwin Software
    • Participated in the design and development of a web-based service for online gym and sport center management.
    • Developed web control access systems connected to physical gate hardware that tracked every user's access and time.
    • Developed critical pieces of accounting-related software for regular usage on the platform.
    • Created a tracking system for popular hours of usage and other useful data, which could generate live graph data as well as PDF reports.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS

Experience

  • MailCharts (Development)
    http://mailcharts.com

    Full development of MailCharts' website, an email monitoring tool that helps email marketers analyze and plan for their campaigns

  • FrontdeskAI (Development)
    https://frontdesk.ai/

    Participated in development of FrontdeskAI's marketing website. FrontdeskAI is a powerful intelligent virtual receptionist that communicates with your clients in real time.

  • Harver.com (Development)
    https://harver.com/

    Harver is a pre-employment assessment platform, designed to make excellent hiring achievable for companies of all sizes. Edu helped in redesigning their website.

  • Harbour.Space (Development)
    http://harbour.space/

    Design and development for Harbour Space, Europe's state-of-the-art university for technology and design.

  • BeFit (Development)
    http://befit.com

    BeFit is a well known fitness brand providing fitness programs, workout plans, supplements, and exercise videos. I worked on the development of their website.

  • Wall Street English (Development)
    https://www.wallstreetenglish.com

    Multi-site network for the world's biggest English teaching school system.

  • MediaMath (Development)
    http://www.mediamath.com/

    MediaMath is a global technology company that is leading the movement to revolutionise traditional marketing and drive transformative results. Edu helped in the building and orchestration of an internal product catalog.

  • Girls Who Code (Development)
    https://girlswhocode.com/

    Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science. Edu helped on the development of their marketing website.

  • Ubiqum (Development)
    http://www.ubiqum.com/

    Full-stack development of the website for Ubiqum, a popular coding bootcamp.

  • Container Studio (Development)
    http://containerstud.io

    The website for a boutique service that creates well-designed and exciting website experiences to captivate the user.

  • GitHub Profile (Other amazing things)
    https://github.com/eduwass

    Collection of several open-source personal projects, plus contributions to other people's projects.

  • StackOverflow Profile (Other amazing things)
    https://stackoverflow.com/users/3480821/eduwass

    I also enjoy spending time looking for and answering questions in Stack Overflow.

Skills

  • Languages

    CSS, PHP, JavaScript, Sass, SQL
  • Libraries/APIs

    WordPress API, React, jQuery, Node.js
  • Tools

    Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Gulp.js, Nginx, Grunt, NPM
  • Paradigms

    Object-oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Platforms

    WordPress, Docker
  • Other

    Sage 9, WordPress Themes
  • Storage

    MySQL

Education

  • Bacherlor's degree in Computer Science
    2014 - 2018
    Universitat de Barcelona - Barcelona
  • FP2 in Computer Systems Management
    2007 - 2009
    Joan Ramis Institute - Balearic Islands
  • FP1 Technician in Operating Systems
    2005 - 2007
    Joan Ramis Institute - Balearic Islands
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