Ezequiel De Simone, Software Developer in Tandil, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Ezequiel De Simone

Software Developer in Tandil, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

Member since March 4, 2013
Ezequiel is a seasoned software developer who has created software for many well-known companies, including HBO GO, WWE, Orbitz, and EA. He has also worked as a freelance project leader and developer, specializing in website development. He excels in a wide range of modern technologies.
Ezequiel is now available for hire


  • Sugarfina.com
    Magento 2, JavaScript, jQuery UI, jQuery, ES6, CSS3, HTML5, GitHub, Jira...
  • Wwe.com
    JavaScript, jQuery, CSS3, HTML5, Sass, Webpack, Gulp, Drupal, Agile
  • Reelz/ReelzTV
    JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, HTML5, IAP SDK



Tandil, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina



Preferred Environment

iOS, JetBrains IDEs

The most amazing...

...software I've created is a program that uses a custom backtracking algorithm for a backgammon game.


  • Magento 2 Software Developer

    2018 - 2018
    • Developed custom modules and fixed bugs in production as well as contributed to front-end development.
    Technologies: Magento 2, JavaScript, jQuery UI, jQuery, ES6, CSS3, HTML5, GitHub, Jira, Agile (Scrum)
  • Senior Software Development Engineer

    2018 - 2018
    • Developed features for wwe.com with front-end technologies and Drupal.
    • Developed a microsite (http://www.wwe.com/wwenetwork) using new technologies such as Gulp and Webpack.
    • Implemented A/B testing in the network landing page and integrated it with the main site.
    Technologies: JavaScript, jQuery, CSS3, HTML5, Sass, Webpack, Gulp, Drupal, Agile
  • Senior Software Development Engineer

    2017 - 2017
    • Developed the site for ReelzTV from scratch.
    • Developed a web app for Amazon Fire TV using IAP API for web apps and requested the service from our API developed in C#.
    • Architected and developed the client-side front end.
    • Developed some new features and fixed bugs for the Reelz website.
    Technologies: JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, HTML5, IAP SDK
  • Senior Software Development Engineer

    2016 - 2017
    HBO GO Asia
    • Developed the front end.
    • Created the site from scratch.
    • Designed and developed the client-side front-end architecture.
    Technologies: Gulp, Bower, JavaScript, jQuery, Sass, HTML5, AWS
  • Software Engineer

    2016 - 2016
    • Helped with issues on Magento Community 2.1.
    • Fixed some functionality with some plugin integrations.
    • Fixed an issue with the front-end view.
    • Used Agile methodologies.
    • Reviewed the responsiveness of the site.
    Technologies: Magento 2.1, Linux, Apache, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Sass, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Senior Software Development Engineer

    2016 - 2016
    • Developed software front ends. The project involved back and front-end technologies wrapped on Drupal modules and themes.
    • Created the front end of the new website.
    • Helped the UX designer make the design compatible with Drupal 8.
    Technologies: Linux, Apache, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Prototype, jQuery, Drupal 8
  • Magento Developer

    2015 - 2015
    • Launched ammo.com. Redesigned the old site (ammo.net) and created new functionality.
    Technologies: Magento, PHP, CSS, HTML
  • Software Developer

    2013 - 2015
    • Developed software end to end for APIGEE. Worked with XML, Java, JavaScript, and Python to add extra functionality in the RESTful API to obtain the behavior that clients expect.
    • Developed and refactored all sites for the Discovery company to make them responsive using WordPress 3.8.
    • Developed using the Tizen wearable app SDK for the Piksel company using HTML5, CSS3, jQuery Mobile, and Android.
    Technologies: HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery Mobile, CSS3, PHP
  • Software Developer

    2012 - 2013
    Summa Solutions
    • Developed the Cinsay eCommerce platform.
    • Built a website.
    • Migrated the K-Swiss website (http://img.kswiss.com/) from Magento 1.9.0 to
    Technologies: Magento, PHP, REST, SOAP, Slim, jQuery, Bootstrap, Mustache
  • Software Developer

    2008 - 2012
    • Worked as a quality engineer in the US for Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), a leading travel agency. Used Qlikview Software to show company metrics as well as QED internal site development in Ruby on Rails.
    • Performed component testing of OrbitzHosts through app isolation using MockObjects. Created test cases using Java, JMeter, Selenium, RIDE, AccuRev, Python, Batch, and other tools promoted by Orbitz.
    • Developed an API for Google Buzz using PHP and Agile Methodology (http://code.google.com/intl/es-ES/events/io/2010/about.html).
    • Worked as a contractor for playdom.com. Migrated Facebook and MySpace games to the Playdom site.
    • Fixed software issues for Sisertel.
    • Worked as a consultant for Riverwood (http://www.riverwoodcapital.com). Migrated the company website from a static site to a dynamic site. Administered the website using a CMS (Joomla!). Developed the site using HTML and JavaScript for fast information retrieval.
    • Used WordPress to develop a car insurance website (www.carinsurance-choices.com). Adapted WordPress by building and installing various plug-ins, giving it CMS-like functionality. Used LAMP as the main development environment, as well as JavaScript and CSS.
    • Used the LAMP platform, the Symfony framework, and Agile Methodology to create a microcredit website for Planet Finance.
    • Performed technical analysis for a future social website project named VendorBooks. Migrated the current site developed in Joomla 1.0 to Joomla 1.5.
    • Developed administrative website functionality for Fonalix.
    Technologies: Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, Ajax, RESTful, JSON, XML, Symfony, Joomla!, WordPress, Java, Selenium, Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL
  • Software Developer

    2011 - 2011
    • Developed software for Brigades.org.
    • Advised and directed development projects remotely.
    Technologies: PHP 5, JavaScript, Ajax, jQuery, Prototype, HTML, JSON
  • Web Developer

    2008 - 2009
    W3 Comunicación S.R.L
    • Worked as a web developer for a number of well-known companies, including McDonalds, BMW, and Citibank.
    Technologies: PHP, HTML, JavaScript, Ajax, JSON , Smarty, Joomla, MySQL


  • Palm.com (Development)

    Developed in Smarty, PHP, MySQL, CSS, JavaScript, and HTML.

  • Citibank Puerto Rico (Development)

    Created with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

  • Citibank Chile (Development)

    I helped to develop the website for Citibank's Chile branch.

  • Tmf-au (Development)

    Built on Drupal, jQuery, CSS, and HTML.

  • Longdrift (Development)

    A Smarty template.

  • Leloir (Development)

    A Joomla-based website.

  • Mekashron (Development)

    A website built on Joomla.

  • Griffin (Development)

    A Joomla-powered site.

  • CarInsurance (Development)

    A site built on WordPress.

  • Riverwood Capital (Development)

    A website developed in HTML5.

  • Empowered (Development)

    A website built using the Zend framework.

  • Cinsay (Development)

    I built this website's administrative features using Magento.

  • Stockngo (Development)

    A web shop built on Magento.

  • Planet Finance Group (Development)

    Built using the Symfony framework.

  • A Discovery Company (Development)

    Development and refactoring of all the sites to make them responsive. It is developed in WordPress 3.8 and deployed in AWS.

  • FW:Thinking | A Discovery Company (Development)

    A HowStuffWorks site.

  • Stuff to Blow Your Mind | A Discovery Company (Development)
  • Stuff of Genius | A Discovery Company (Development)

    A HowStuffWorks site.

  • CarStuff | A Discovery Company (Development)

    A HowStuffWorks site.

  • BrainStuff | A Discovery Company (Development)

    A HowStuffWorks site.

  • Stuff You Missed in History Class | A Discovery Company (Development)

    A HowStuffWorks site.

  • Stuff They Don't Want You to Know | A Discovery Company (Development)
  • Stuff Mom Never Told You | A Discovery Company (Development)
  • HBO GO Asia (Development)

    Development the front-end of HBO GO Asia's sites for Hong Kong, the Philippines, and Singapore.

  • Warnerbros Website (Development)

    I developed the front-end of Warnerbros' new website, largely in Drupal, and helped the UX designer conform the design to Drupal 8.

  • Software Engineering Consultancy (Development)

    For this website, I helped with issues on Magento Community 2.1, fixing functionality with some plugin integrations and also an issue with the front-end view.

    Technologies used: Linux, Apache, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Sass, JavaScript, jQuery

    Important patterns used: MVC, Factory, Singleton, Registry, Observer, Agile (Scrum)

  • ReelzTV Web App (Development)

    Developed from scratch in JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS for Amazon Fire TV using IAP API for Web Apps in C#. Also included new features and bug fixes.

  • WWE.com (Development)

    Developed front-end features using HTML5, CSS3, Sass, JavaScript, and Drupal. Also developed a micro-site, implemented A/B testing for the landing page, and integrated the testing with the main site.

  • TodayTix (Development)

    Developed front-end features (HTML5/CSS3, Sass, JS, WebPack, React, Redux) and created functionalities for posts (WordPress). I also installed WP plugins to integrate images in S3 Bucket with Imgix.

  • Sugarfina.com (Development)

    Developed custom modules and fixed bugs in production for this website, as well as contributed to requirements on the front end.

  • Toptal Mentor
    Ezequiel is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional software engineers. Ezequiel shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from coding tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.


  • Languages

    PHP, JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, SQL, Sass, ECMAScript (ES6), Java, Less, Pascal, C++, C, XML
  • Frameworks

    Slim, Prototype Framework, Symfony, Bootstrap, Smarty, Android SDK, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Zend Framework, Foundation CSS
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery Mobile, jQuery, jQuery UI, React, Node.js, Tizen Wearable, Facebook API, Google API
  • Tools

    Gulp.js, Adobe Photoshop, Apache, Webpack, Bower Front-end Dependency Manager, NPM, Cordova Plugins, Canva, PhpStorm, Adobe Dreamweaver, C++Builder, Eclipse IDE
  • Paradigms

    Procedural Programming, Scrum, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Agile Software Development, Asynchronous Programming, Class-based OOP, Unit Testing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Platforms

    Joomla, Linux, Windows, Magento 2, Magento Community Edition, Oracle, AWS EC2, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Magento, Android
  • Other

    Ajax, Graphic Design, 3D Animation, 3D Modeling, SOAP
  • Storage

    AWS S3, Memcached, JSON, Cache, PostgreSQL


  • Diploma in Business and Management
    2012 - 2012
    Unicen - TAndil
  • Master's degree in System Engineering
    2001 - 2008
    Unicen - Tandil
  • Bachelor's degree in System Engineering
    1997 - 2001
    Unicen - Tandil

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