- Freelance Web Development Services ProviderVarious Online Freelance Websites2003 - PRESENT
Technologies: PHP, MySQL, Zend Framework, Laravel
- Provided on-demand independent web development and eCommerce consulting services to small and medium scale enterprises remotely.
- Worked with clients in the US, Europe, South America, and Asia.
- Adhered to sound and generally accepted development practices.
- Preached the importance and benefits of TDD.
- Co-Founder, Partner, Technical OfficerLocal Startup2001 - 2003
- Founded and developed an internet business along with several partners.
- Developed products that had to do with pension plan and insurance claims management for the local pre-need industry.
- Coded a concrete web-based working prototype of our business idea.
- Pitched our ideas to prospective parties and succeeded in acquiring investors.
- Handled all technical and information needs for our small enterprise.
- Represented the company at various technical seminars and workshops at the time.
- Coordinated with the marketing and finance officers in establishing long term strategies and daily tactical objectives.
- Business Developer, Internet Commerce DeveloperLocal IT Firm1999 - 2001
- Worked full-time for a local IT firm owned by one of the largest conglomerates in the Philippines.
- Worked in a team internally dubbed as the eCommerce Group (ECG).
- Explored and discovered business opportunities afforded by the growing entry of Internet into the Philippines by proposing and developing possible online businesses to be tested.
- Deployed the first online mall and the first movie theater purchase and reservations website in the Philippines.
- Conducted daily brainstorming meetings with managers, and external stakeholders.
- Drafted technical requirements and specifications based on derived business goals and objectives, including project management blueprints and team plans.
- Served as the primary ASP primary developer.
- Developed technical skills with Microsoft software.
- Wrote ASP scripts, Visual Basic executables, and Visual Basic for Application modules.
- Explored new and emerging data formats at the time, such as EDI, XML, and SGML.
- Freelance IT Consultant and DeveloperLocal Dry Goods Retailer1997 - 1998
Technologies: MS Access, ADODB, ASP, VBA
- Consulted for a local business engaged in the wholesale and retail of supermarket items.
- Displayed all their products in a web-based catalog and ordering system.
- Worked with source data in MS Access (MS Office 95/97).
- Wrote ASP and VBA scripts to work with the company's data sources.
- Wrote documentation for staff and employees to be able to update their data via an authenticated admin interface.
- Provided live training and instruction.
- Technology ConsultantPhilippines-Based Dutch Company1996 - 1998
Technologies: Windows Hardware Management, HTML, Web Design
- Gathered and analyzed business requirements for employer online ventures.
- Drafted project plans and technical specifications for implementation.
- Assisted in procuring hardware and software resources to meet our team's requirements.
- Participated in daily Scrum meetings dealing with business and technical concerns.
- Coded and deployed desired websites and portals with the rest of the team.
- Developed Dutch/Europe facing websites including a tie retail online store, a Filipino handicrafts retail store, and a personal-astrologer-on-demand-via-webcam online outlet, among others.
- Freelance IT Consultant and ProviderLocal FreeAds Publication1996 - 1997
Technologies: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visual FoxPro, Perl
- Consulted for a local establishment that published a biweekly free ads periodical.
- Created an online version of their circulating free ads paper.
- Generated source data from MS Visual FoxPro.
- Imported Visual FoxPro generated data to Perl consumable data.
- Wrote Perl console scripts for data migration and utilized CGI-BIN for serving the target website.
- Provided orientation, training and documentation for stakeholders to allow them to manage everything on their own after my involvement.
- Deployed four websites for the company, including the main free ads website, a buy and sell car website, a buy and sell property website, and a buy and sell gadgets website.