Ignacio Freiberg, Software Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ignacio Freiberg

Software Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Member since June 28, 2012
Ignacio is a software and web developer with more than twelve years of experience in many programming languages, libraries, and frameworks (both frontend and backend). He enjoys constantly learning and developing new skills, and he is familiar with many different paradigms and technologies.
Ignacio is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Moneyhub
    Web Crawlers, API Integration, Unit Testing, PostgreSQL, TypeScript, Node.js
  • Earnest
    PostgreSQL, AWS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), JavaScript, AngularJS, Node.js
  • Abaris
    AngularJS

Experience

Location

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, MacOS

The most amazing...

...thing I've built is a Node.js app to allow for the sending and receiving of millions of multiple choice questions and responses via SMS.

Employment

  • Senior Back-end Developer

    2019 - 2020
    Moneyhub
    • Developed the integration with various credit card and bank APIs, implementing the client's own integration interface.
    • Developed unit tests, integration tests, and functional tests for different API integrations.
    • Built a web-crawler to satisfy some integration needs with systems which had no available API.
    Technologies: Web Crawlers, API Integration, Unit Testing, PostgreSQL, TypeScript, Node.js
  • Back-end Developer

    2016 - 2019
    Earnest
    • Implemented new features and fixed bugs, both in the front end and back end.
    • Worked on periodic operative issues and data fixes while gradually automating some of that work through the development of new tools and scripts.
    • Helped maintain legacy code while aiding with the transition process to new systems (including massive data migration and verification, production services transition, and more).
    Technologies: PostgreSQL, AWS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), JavaScript, AngularJS, Node.js
  • Front-end Developer

    2015 - 2016
    Abaris
    • Implemented UI/UX designs, including user interactions, animations, and cross-browser compatibility.
    • Implemented the connection to the back-end REST API using the Restangular library.
    • Created a new project structure for new sub-projects within the company, implementing best practices for organized and scalable Angular projects.
    Technologies: AngularJS
  • Web Developer

    2011 - 2015
    GoChime (via Toptal)
    • Built a prototype system with heavy integration with Twitter API and automatic querying and posting based on what Twitter users were sharing in real-time.
    • Designed and built reporting systems for actionable data analysis and client reports.
    Technologies: Node.js, JavaScript, PHP
  • Lead Developer

    2012 - 2012
    AdWorx (via Toptal)
    • Designed and built a system using CodeIgniter (PHP), implementing the entire business flow (product selection, payment, production, and delivery).
    • Contributed to the definition of the business logic process.
    • Implemented the front-end UI/UX using HTML5, Compass, CoffeeScript, and jQuery.
    • Implemented payments using Paypal Pro (multiple recurring payments and credit card direct payments).
    • Integrated with a brochure design and printing service (mycreativeshop.com).
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Jenkins, Phing, CoffeeScript, Sass, Compass, CSS3, HTML5, PHPDoc, PHPUnit, CodeIgniter, MySQL, PHP
  • Lead Developer

    2010 - 2012
    SmsPREP (via Toptal)
    • Developed Joomla components to allow sending and receiving millions of multiple-choice questions and responses via SMS.
    • Designed and built a smart learning management system (LMS) from scratch.
    • Designed and built an adaptive learning algorithm that continually targets multiple-choice questions according to a current user's difficulty level.
    • Outlined multiple reporting systems for actionable data analysis and business intelligence.
    • Developed the smsPREP API to allow for third-party integration into the system for sites such as Zinch.com and CollegeProwler.com.
    • Designed and built social gaming and social modes for e-learning.
    • Developed Facebook integrations for social learning.
    • Developed and integrated a Kannel SMS Gateway.
    Technologies: Node.js, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Joomla, PHP
  • Web Developer

    2011 - 2011
    Circlefy (via Toptal)
    • Developed the prototype of the social network working under the scrum model.
    • Managed the R&D team as a scrum master, defining requirements, PM, and more.
    Technologies: JavaScript, PHP
  • Project Manager

    2011 - 2011
    Toptal Platform
    • Defined requirements and managed a team of Ruby on Rails developers.
    • Conducted QA/testing.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Front-end Developer

    2011 - 2011
    IDEO (via Toptal)
    • Created prototype websites for market testing.
    • Set up Google Analytics and goal tracking to measure their success.
    • Contributed to the UI/UX design process of http://www.sensible.com/ from Steve Krug based on the knowledge of usability best practices.
    • Implemented many variations of User Experience using jQuery and YouTube custom player.
    • Developed basic Flash functions in ActionScript 3.0.
    Technologies: ActionScript 3, Flash, jQuery, CSS3, HTML5
  • Developer

    2010 - 2010
    ConsumerBell (via Toptal)
    • Created a WordPress plugin that allowed clients to post comments about any company, service, or product. The plugin included a “feed” to show the posted comments in real-time. It also had a back end integrated with the WordPress administration panel.
    • Implemented Facebook and Twitter integration.
    • Developed different UI/UX elements using jQuery.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, WordPress, PHP
  • Developer

    2009 - 2010
    DWP Internet
    • Developed Joomla components and themes.
    • Developed a generic “directory site” and then customized/deployed it to create three websites.
    • Optimized the Mosets Tree component code, increasing site performance by ~200%.
    • Created a web-crawler from scratch using C++/Python.
    • Converted many gigabytes of data into importable SQL, only using a couple of regular expressions.
    • Executed full data mining processes, downloading, parsing, and importing over 400.000 records for three databases.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Joomla, PHP

Experience

  • GoChime (Development)

    Social marketing automation platform (node.js)

  • Toptal Mentor
    Ignacio 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. Ignacio 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

    JavaScript, Sass, CSS3, HTML5, Bash, PHP, CoffeeScript, C++, Visual Basic .NET (VB.NET), ActionScript 3, HTML, CSS, TypeScript, C, C#
  • Frameworks

    AngularJS, Bootstrap, Express.js, UI-Router, CodeIgniter, PHPUnit, Compass, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, GridFS, OpenCV, Facebook Ads API, Stripe, Backbone.js, Facebook API, jQuery, Underscore.js, API Development, Backbone.Marionette, Twitter API, OpenGL, PayPal API, React, Marionette.js
  • Tools

    Adobe Photoshop, Grunt, Gulp.js, Mongoose, Git, Vim Text Editor, RabbitMQ, Mocha, Subversion (SVN), Phing, Jenkins, Flash
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Test-driven Development (TDD), UX Design, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), User Testing, Behavior-driven Development (BDD), Event-driven Programming, Unit Testing
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Linux, Google Sites, LAMP, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Joomla, WordPress
  • Storage

    MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Redis
  • Industry Expertise

    eCommerce
  • Other

    DevOps Engineer, Computer Vision, Data Mining, Data Analysis, Data Visualization, Brain-computer Interface, Learning Management Systems (LMS), APIs, Facebook Ads, Front-end Development, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Digital Signal Processing, PHPDoc, AWS, API Integration, Web Crawlers

Education

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science
    2007 - 2015
    University of Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires

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