Gabriel Fratica, WordPress Developer in Bucharest, Romania
Gabriel Fratica

WordPress Developer in Bucharest, Romania

Member since December 10, 2018
Gabriel is an enthusiastic WordPress developer who's spent a better part of a decade meticulously constructing WordPress themes and plugins. This experience includes successfully integrating and developing a large number of projects with teams of various sizes. He loves what he does so he spends his free time learning about his field and staying up to date with the latest technology.
Gabriel is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Bucharest, Romania

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

GitLab, SourceTree, PhpStorm, MacOS

The most amazing...

...thing I've coded is a suite of WordPress themes that have over 25k sales. They are packed with social features and lots of awesome options.

Employment

  • Full-stack Developer

    2015 - 2018
    SQ Digital Media
    • Managed the development of different projects, ensuring a high level in code quality and that the products were delivered on time.
    • Developed applications in Laravel and Vue.js that handles data through APIs.
    • Constructed custom WordPress plugins and functionalities based on project specifications.
    • Set up and maintain Linux Ubuntu dedicated servers and managed all of the site services.
    • Managed the DNS, email, FTP, shell accounts, SQL databases, security, and site backups.
    Technologies: Vue, MySQL, Apache, NGINX, Linux, Laravel, WordPress, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP, Node.js, HTML
  • Web Developer

    2012 - 2015
    SQ Digital Media
    • Designed and wrote the code for new projects (shops and web applications) using PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, and AJAX.
    • Developed WordPress websites for clients and also created custom plugins and themes to support specific functionalities.
    • Gave input on the application and site architecture design, using PHP, CSS, JavaScript, and HTML programming to meet validation requirements.
    • Designed and implemented a security program to protect websites from SQL injection attacks.
    • Developed WordPress themes and plugins to be sold on marketplaces or distributed for free over the WordPress plugin repository.
    Technologies: Git, Ajax, jQuery, MySQL, CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript, WordPress, PHP, HTML
  • IT Administrator

    2009 - 2012
    News Outdoor Romania
    • Continued the development for an internal PHP and MySQL platform that enabled the company staff to view products on an interactive world map.
    • Installed, configured, and managed operating systems and applications on various servers such as the Exchange Server 2003, 2007, ISA Server 2006, Active Directory, and Microsoft SQL.
    • Managed and maintained an existing voice-and-data network.
    • Designed, developed, and integrated new features to the existing network.
    • Oversaw the implementation, monitoring, operation, and maintenance of security solutions (antivirus software and other standard software packages, firewalls, user access control levels at the company's IT resources) and archiving (backup) of data.
    • Installed, configured, and ensured the functionality of the company's IT systems (data-voice).
    Technologies: Microsoft SQL Server, Azure Active Directory, MySQL, PHP
  • System Administrator

    2005 - 2009
    Power NetZone SRL
    • Created an application—with PHP and MySQL—for better client management and billing.
    • Installed and configured web, DNS, FTP, and routing Linux servers.
    • Designed and optimized the network infrastructure and ensuring that it is up and running.
    • Maintained the company's website.
    • Found solutions for the emerging problems ensuring an uninterrupted delivery of internet services for the customers.
    Technologies: MySQL, PHP, Linux

Experience

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, HTML5, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, CSS3, JavaScript 6
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, REST APIs, BuddyPress, Vue 2, Node.js, Vue
  • Tools

    SourceTree, PhpStorm, Git, GitLab, NGINX, Apache, Photoshop 2018
  • Paradigms

    Functional Programming, REST, Agile Software Development
  • Platforms

    WordPress, MacOS, Linux
  • Other

    WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, APIs, Ajax
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, React Native
  • Storage

    MySQL, Azure Active Directory, Microsoft SQL Server

Education

  • Masters' Degree in Databases (Business Support)
    2006 - 2008
    (ASE Bucuresti) The Bucharest University, Faculty of Computer Science, Statistics and Economic IT - Bucharest, Romania
  • IT Economist License in Computer Science
    2002 - 2006
    (ASE Bucuresti) The Bucharest University, Faculty of Computer Science, Statistics and Economic IT - Bucharest, Romania
  • High School Diploma in Economics
    1998 - 2002
    Commercial High School of Nicolae Kretzulescu - Bucharest, Romania

Certifications

  • UNIX Course Certified by CISCO
    MARCH 2009 - PRESENT
    InfoAcademy (Infoacademy.net)
  • CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA1)
    JANUARY 2008 - PRESENT
    InfoAcademy (Infoacademy.net)

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