Luiz Ferreira, Software Developer in Belo Horizonte - State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Luiz Ferreira

Software Developer in Belo Horizonte - State of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Member since October 25, 2014
Luiz is a developer with over five years of academic development experience and twelve more years of professional experience. In that time, he's had the opportunity to work with JavaScript (Angular and React), Ruby on Rails, Node.js, HTML, CSS, Python, and PHP.
Luiz is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Toptal
    PHP, Python, Ruby, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Bioverge
    React, Ruby on Rails 5, PostgreSQL, Agile Software Development
  • RC Comunicação
    CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Python, Agile Software Development

Experience

Location

Belo Horizonte - State of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Git, Vim Text Editor, Terminal, MacOS

The most amazing...

...project I've done is a Facebook app that allows you to connect to a computer inside a totem in a mall and video chat with people passing by.

Employment

  • Full Stack Software Developer

    2014 - PRESENT
    Toptal
    • Developed applications using front-end frameworks like Angular and React.
    • Developed and maintained an investment application using Ruby on Rails.
    • Managed a team of developers to develop an investment application.
    • Improved UX, worked in increasing speed of some websites frontends.
    • Worked in creating a front end that would display graphs and info and generally compile important info from World of Warcraft matches for professional teams.
    Technologies: PHP, Python, Ruby, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Senior Full Stack Developer

    2017 - 2022
    Bioverge
    • Developed a flow for users to invest in startups. I had to integrate Dwolla for payment, DocuSign, Airtable to visualize/integrate with other data. This allowed the company to save around 60 hours per month processing investments.
    • Developed the investment flow. We have had upwards of 1.5 million dollars invested so far.
    • Implemented many different features and also created small pieces of design where needed.
    • Tracked and fixed bugs users had when trying to invest.
    • Worked with React to create Front-End components for the features.
    Technologies: React, Ruby on Rails 5, PostgreSQL, Agile Software Development
  • Web Developer

    2012 - 2014
    RC Comunicação
    • Developed websites with a very interactive front-end.
    • Developed a back-end to some websites and systems.
    • Created a platform where people could video chat with people in the mall.
    • Got an Honorable Mention on Awwwards for RC Comunicação's website.
    • Made a Facebook app that measures the compatibility of two persons.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Python, Agile Software Development
  • Web Developer

    2012 - 2012
    Anpla Comunicação
    • Developed websites for companies, weddings ceremonies, and eCommerce stores for our clients.
    • Worked on maintaining our clients' websites and improving when needed.
    • Worked on designing some parts of the websites and updating outdated designs.
    Technologies: CakePHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • Lead Software Developer

    2010 - 2011
    Abrasel
    • Implemented a version of the website for each one of the 28 branches.
    • Worked on maintaining the website for all the 28 branches.
    • Implemented a system for each branch to request features and internal communication for the IT department.
    Technologies: JavaScript, PHP, HTML, CSS

Experience

  • Bioverge
    http://bioverge.com

    Development of a platform using Ruby on Rails that connects investors and startups in healthcare looking for investment.

  • Waypoint

    Migration from a Parse.com back-end to a private server using parse-server (open source). Worked on maintenance of some features as well.

  • Consumer Affairs

    Worked on the development of this wizard to find the companies that best match the customers' needs. The project was done using AngularJS.

  • Abraçador
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grN96vKt-vU

    Facebook app allowing you to connect to a computer inside a totem in a mall and video chat with people passing by.

  • RC Comunicação Website
    http://rccomunicacao.com.br

    RC Comunicação website, which won an honorable mention at the Awwwards.

  • InovaBH Website
    http://inovabh.com.br

    Website made for new schools that are being built in Belo Horizonte.

  • Mundo de Possibilidades Website

    Informative website with a quiz on the second section of the site. There are many nice interactions on the quiz.

  • One Fit Academia Website

    Website made for a fitness center.

  • Transcript Associates
    http://tscripts.com/

    I renewed their back-end design and am working also to improve their UX and make the system as easy to use as possible for the end user.

  • CreditorDesk
    http://creditordesk.lurimendes.com.br

    Development of CreditorDesk's front end.

  • TOVI Store
    http://tovistore.com

    eCommerce store developed using Shopify.

  • Expocachaça 2012
    http://expocachaca.com.br

    Website for a major event in Brazil—within the event's four-day duration, it receives 60,000+ visitors. The website was developed using Ruby on Rails.

Skills

  • Languages

    CSS3, PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, HTML5, Ruby, Python, SQL
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, React, Google Maps, Facebook API
  • Tools

    Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Shell, Mercurial, Vim Text Editor, Terminal, Git
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Linux, Heroku, iOS
  • Frameworks

    CakePHP, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Bootstrap, CodeIgniter, Django, Ruby on Rails 5
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development
  • Storage

    JSON, MySQL, PostgreSQL

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