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Gabriel Pleszowski, PHP Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Gabriel Pleszowski

PHP Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Member since April 16, 2015
Gabriel has more than 10 years of experience developing web sites and applications using PHP, JavaScript, and MySQL databases. He is a full-stack web developer specializing in WordPress, and also likes to work with new frameworks like Node.js and AngularJS. Gabriel lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with his wife and 2 beautiful daughters, and is always grateful to have found so much joy in his line of work through the years.
Gabriel is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • PHP, 10 years
  • JavaScript, 6 years
  • HTML5, 6 years
  • MySQL, 6 years
  • WordPress, 6 years
  • CSS3, 6 years
  • Front-end, 5 years
  • AngularJS, 1 year
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Windows, Sublime Text, Git, Firebug, Chrome

The most amazing...

...thing I've coded is a crossword game that could be executed on (almost) any browser.

Employment

  • Owner

    2008 - PRESENT
    DigitalFuturo
    • Developed the new version of RedUsers (www.redusers.com), Argentina's largest technology news portal. I currently perform maintenance and upgrade duties on the portal.
    • Developed 6 news sites for XYZ Editora, one of the leading health publishers of Latin America. I currently perform maintenance and upgrade duties on all of them.
    • Developed the web site for Mi Banda, a music band contest organized by the Argentinian Education Ministry (http://mibanda.encuentro.gov.ar/).
    • Developed a French language learning site (http://www.aprenderfrances.educ.ar) for Argentina's Education Ministry.
    • Developed an English language learning site (http://learnenglish.educ.ar) for Argentina's Education Ministry.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, WordPress, jQuery
  • Developer

    1998 - 2008
    MP Ediciones
    • Created a reusable framework for multimedia CD-ROMs that were published with the company's publications.
    • Developed an online shopping cart for selling the company's products (magazines, books, and other publications).
    • Developed a web portal dedicated to technology news that draws an audience of more than 500,000 monthly visitors.
    • Developed the online platform that serves digital magazines to the company's subscribers.
    • Developed more than 10 institutional sites for every brand of the company.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, WordPress, ASP, JavaScript, Visual Studio

Experience

  • RedUsers (Development)
    http://www.redusers.com

    RedUsers is the leading technology news portal of Latin America. It receives 500.000 visitors every month, coming from all over the world. The site runs on WordPress.

  • RU Premium (Development)
    http://premium.redusers.com

    RU Premium is a subscription site where the readers can access the entire digital catalog of the company, comprising more than 2,000 publications. The site runs on WordPress.

  • Revista Buena Salud (Development)

    BuenaSalud is one of the leading health-related magazine publishers of Latin America. The combined monthly audience of all the company's sites is more than 400.000 monthly visitors. The site runs on WordPress.

  • Just English (Development)
    http://learnenglish.educ.ar/

    Just English is an educational resources repository, developed for the Argentinian Education Ministry. The site is aimed for english language students and teachers, and comprises more than 1,500 free resources. The site runs on WordPress

  • Mi Banda (Development)
    http://mibanda.encuentro.gov.ar/

    Mi Banda is a music band contest organized by the Argentinian Education Ministry. The website allowed bands to register and upload their music, to customize their profiles, and to announce their gigs, It also allowed visitors to vote for their favorite bands, ultimately becoming one of the jurors of the contest. The site runs on WordPress.

  • Habitacion 1520 (Development)

    Habitacion 1520 is an Argentinian films and TV producer, with more than 15 years of experience. Their most succesful movie is called "Infancia Clandestina" and was chosen to represent the country for the 2013 Oscar Awards. The site runs on WordPress.

  • Gabriel 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. Gabriel 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.

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap 3, AngularJS
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Google API, Facebook API
  • Tools

    Sublime Text 2, Adobe Photoshop
  • Platforms

    WordPress, Rackspace Cloud, AWS EC2
  • Storage

    MySQL
  • Other

    Front-end, HTML Email
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Responsive Web Design (RWD)

Education

  • Graduate degree in Computer Engineering
    1992 - 1997
    Universidad de Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires, Argentina
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