Jan Zavrl, Software Developer in Ljubljana, Slovenia
Jan Zavrl

Software Developer in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Member since March 22, 2017
Jan has worked in a digital agency, a development studio, and has founded his own company. With over ten years of experience in Drupal 7 and 8, module development, back-end/front-end development, UX/UI design, and server administration—he doesn't see problems; he only see challenges. His work has also been awarded Site of the Day and honorable mention awards on sites like CSSDA and Awwwards. Jan's also attended Drupal events and spoken at them.
Jan is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Dropsolid
    Drupal, PHP
  • NDP Studio
    Gulp, NGINX, Apache, jQuery, JavaScript, Sass, Docker, Vagrant, Git, PHP...
  • AGILEDROP
    Jenkins, Gulp, NGINX, Apache, jQuery, JavaScript, Sass, Vagrant, Git, MySQL...

Experience

Location

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Git, PhpStorm, Docker, MacOS

The most amazing...

...things I've built are web apps such as insurance policy wizard for customers/agents, internship app for an NGO and assessment platforms for medical colleges.

Employment

  • Senior Drupal developer

    2021 - 2022
    Dropsolid
    • Managed, maintained and further developed the website of one of the largest banks in Belgium.
    • Planned, developed and built an internal tool to connect and provide valuable information on various data from different tools used for managing projects, clients and contracts.
    • Helped and mentored team members with their development skills on various projects and tasks.
    Technologies: Drupal, PHP
  • Senior Drupal Developer

    2016 - 2021
    NDP Studio
    • Worked on several Drupal 8 websites including back-end and front-end development and customized and contributed to module development.
    • Developed a custom API platform on Drupal 8 to connect to an outside website to various CRM and educational platforms.
    • Created and managed the informational architecture, planning, and the development of custom solutions based on the Drupal 8 framework.
    • Worked with several Drupal 8 APIs from field, translation, views, and migration and built custom components on top of them.
    • Assumed lead developer and product owner roles in complex projects which required heavy customization of the Drupal 8 platform, custom business logic, and continuous deployment process.
    • Managed and mentored a group of developers through projects or standalone educational sessions.
    Technologies: Gulp, NGINX, Apache, jQuery, JavaScript, Sass, Docker, Vagrant, Git, PHP, Drupal 8, Drupal 7
  • Team Lead

    2014 - 2016
    AGILEDROP
    • Developed an online insurance policy platform with a policy wizard for the customer and a complete dashboard with policies, rates, and clients for the agents.
    • Built an online internship platform for candidates to apply to, and for agents to review, screen, and manage these candidates.
    • Developed various Drupal 7/8 projects including eCommerce, corporate websites, and online applications.
    Technologies: Jenkins, Gulp, NGINX, Apache, jQuery, JavaScript, Sass, Vagrant, Git, MySQL, PHP, Drupal 8, Drupal 7
  • Founder

    2012 - 2014
    Iuvo
    • Built websites for clients all over the globe.
    • Handled all aspects of a project such as creating the strategy, UI/UX, planning, and also development.
    • Designed interfaces and web applications.
    Technologies: Gulp, Apache, jQuery, JavaScript, Sass, Git, PHP, Drupal 7
  • Full-stack Developer

    2011 - 2014
    Enki komunikacije
    • Developed and designed several small to medium-sized websites for local clients in Slovenia.
    • Won several individual website awards as well as the agency of the year award in Slovenia.
    • Designed brand guidelines for companies in Slovenia.
    Technologies: Drupal 7, PHP, HTML5, CSS3, MySQL

Experience

  • Snowcard
    https://www.snowcard.co.uk/

    An online insurance policy wizard for customers and a custom-built dashboard for agents to help them manage policies, rates, clients, and various other settings of the platform.

    I was the lead developer on the project, responsible for the main platform architecture, the backend dashboard for agents to view various information, and also the frontend policy wizard which is used by the customers to buy their insurance policy. I was working on both the functionality of the features as well as the look and feel of them.

  • Home at Home

    A commerce site migrated from WordPress with several custom commerce and business logic implemented for the editors to use such as discounts, vouchers, CRM integration, page displays, and more.

    My role as the team lead was to coordinate the team with tasks, being responsible for the overall site architecture, development and deployment processes as well as communicating with the client and the team on various code implementations.

  • Addiko
    https://www.addiko.com/

    I was responsible for developing several elements in the content editors' workflow in the back-end—providing a good UX/UI for the user and at the same time converting those elements into interactable components on the front-end of the website.

  • Spiible

    An educational platform for students all around the world that wish to study in Australia. The platform unites students and agents and gives them both a tool to communicate and work with courses and universities in Australia. Students can compare different courses, universities and also apply to them. The agents take care of everything needed for the student to come to Australia and study.

    In a team of three—myself, another developer, and a designer—I acted as the lead developer, coordinating the team with the client on the development and on the design phase. I was responsible for the platform's architecture, development plan, and various components inside the platform.

  • 29elode
    https://www.29elode.it/

    An educational platform where students can purchase and view various educational videos through subscription. It is also a platform for the video providers who can submit their videos for purchase, view purchases, and income for each video.

    I was one of the developers on the team, I was responsible for the submission workflow and dashboard of the video providers on both the development and UX aspect.

  • Global Media Centre
    https://www.globalmediacentre.com/

    A platform for content publishers to upload content, process, and present information about it. Clients can log in, view the published material, and also view coverage report data for the selected content.

    The platform integrates with Brightcove (a video processing service), AWS for storage handling, and Drupal 8 which handles all of the components, including data manipulation for presenting it in the coverage report.

    I was the lead developer on the team. I was responsible for the said components, integration with third-party services, and custom development work for the coverage reports.

  • Beobank
    https://www.beobank.be

    Continuous development and maintenance for one of the largest Belgium banks. Took care of the planning and development of various components on the site from the building blocks for content editors to the complex tools and calculators for loans and credits cards.

  • RCOG Training & CPD
    https://training.rcog.org.uk

    Learning, tracking and evaluation platform for the trainees and doctors from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Two different platforms with two different purposes for the doctors in the program. The tool enabled them to track their education items with the supervisors able to review them. Trainees gained points toward their annual training plan.

Skills

  • Languages

    CSS, HTML, HTML5, PHP, Sass, JavaScript, Less, CSS3
  • Frameworks

    Twig, Drupal Commerce, ZURB Foundation, Bootstrap, Symfony, AngularJS
  • Libraries/APIs

    Drupal API, jQuery, Jenkins Pipeline, Node.js
  • Tools

    Composer, Xdebug, PhpStorm, Gulp, Git, Drush, NPM, Solr, Grunt, Apache, NGINX, Docker Compose, Vagrant, Jenkins, Varnish
  • Platforms

    Drupal, Docker, Drupal 7, Drupal 8, MacOS
  • Storage

    MariaDB, MySQL, Redis
  • Other

    Debugging, Front-end, Back-end, Drupal Console, Drupal VM, Drupal 9, UX, UI, CI/CD Pipelines
  • Paradigms

    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Agile

Certifications

  • Acquia Certified Grand Master - Drupal 8
    OCTOBER 2018 - PRESENT
    Acquia
  • Acquia Certified Front-end Specialist - Drupal 8
    OCTOBER 2018 - PRESENT
    Acquia
  • Acquia Certified Back-end Specialist - Drupal 8
    APRIL 2018 - PRESENT
    Acquia
  • Acquia Certified Developer - Drupal 8
    APRIL 2017 - PRESENT
    Acquia

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