Gael Buchy, APIs Developer in Mérida, Mexico
Gael Buchy

APIs Developer in Mérida, Mexico

Member since January 10, 2017
Gael started his professional career while at university where he completed a few internships, mostly working with web technologies. After university, he joined his current company starting as a full-stack developer and then leading all the development teams under the role of CTO.
Gael is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • JavaScript, 7 years
  • Git, 7 years
  • PHP, 7 years
  • Symfony, 5 years
  • APIs, 3 years

Location

Mérida, Mexico

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Mac, PhpStorm, Git

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is the development of a back-end platform and API powering a social network available on web and mobile apps.

Employment

  • Co-Founder | CTO

    2013 - PRESENT
    SportSquid
    • Built the first version of the PHP website using Symfony and Angular.
    • Setup the back-end platform to support growth and added a PHP API to connect to a new web and mobile apps.
    • Led the development of a new API layer in Python including a caching system.
    • Built and led the development teams in general.
    Technologies: PHP, Symfony, Python, JavaScript, React
  • Web Developer

    2012 - 2013
    Silver Stork
    • Maintained the company website (a social network).
    • Developed new modules for the website for chat and notifications.
    Technologies: PHP, Javascript
  • JavaScript Developer

    2010 - 2012
    Ubertone SAS
    • Developed a web application display SVG graphs in real-time.
    • Built a JavaScript library to create SVG graphs from raw data.
    • Updated and maintained the Python server that sends data to the web app.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Python

Experience

  • Shopify App (Development)

    - Created a custom survey form that is loaded onto the client website and automatically saves the result under the customer account.
    - Connected the app to a MailChimp API, allowing customers to subscribe easily to mailing lists.
    - Connected the app to AfterShip API, allowing the customers to see complete tracking information directly on the order page.

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Python
  • Frameworks

    Symfony, Flask, Swagger
  • Tools

    Git
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, React
  • Paradigms

    Functional Testing, Agile
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Shopify
  • Storage

    MySQL
  • Other

    APIs, RESTful Web Services

Education

  • Master of Science in Computer Science
    2009 - 2014
    SUPINFO - Paris, France
  • Completed studies in The Advanced Course of Study in English as a Second Language
    2012 - 2013
    City College of San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, USA

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