Murat Görgüner, eCommerce Developer in Guildford, United Kingdom
Murat Görgüner

eCommerce Developer in Guildford, United Kingdom

Member since October 3, 2018
Murat is a highly accomplished software developer with over 20 years of professional experience covering telecom, eCommerce, and financial services sectors. He's experienced in leading web development operations, establishing and maintaining software implementation best practices, quality-assuring the entire product development lifecycle, collaborating with cross-functional teams, explaining technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders, and exceeding expectations set by clients.
Murat is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Guildford, United Kingdom

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Git, SourceTree, LAMP, PhpStorm, MacOS

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is an eCommerce website that reached more than 500,000 users and has been in use continuously for more than 15 years.

Employment

  • Freelance Software Developer

    2020 - 2020
    Mirthemp LLC
    • Created an admin panel that helped the client manage their online business from one location.
    • Worked with the client to figure out the business's needs and help them choose third party applications for different parts of their system.
    • Developed code architecture and built third-party API integrations for WooCommerce, Hubspot, Finale, Shipstation, and Hubspot.
    Technologies: PHP, ShipStation, HubSpot, Finale API, WooCommerce API, MySQL, Laravel Backpack, jQuery, Laravel
  • Freelance API Developer - Remote

    2020 - 2020
    Museum With No Frontiers
    • Developed an API that is consumed by front-end developers. I had to figure out all the connections between four different databases from a legacy system and uniformly present the information.
    • Tracked and fixed bugs using Bitbucket issues tool and coordinated development timetables among different parts of the project with people from different countries and timezones.
    • Oversaw the launch process, which went smoothly, and the site received good reviews from different news sites in different countries.
    Technologies: SourceTree, REST APIs, APIs, PHP, Laravel, MySQL, Laravel Lumen
  • Freelance Software Integrator

    2019 - 2020
    Charme Jewellery
    • Developed scripts that gathered data from various supplier sites and automatically created and updated product information as well as stock and price information.
    • Created a small private Shopify app that helped the client map their own inventory codes with supplier codes.
    • Automated the creation of Shopify collections based on product details.
    • Helped the client develop scripts for ax-semantics.
    Technologies: ax-semantics, React, Shopify API, Laravel
  • Founding Partner

    2004 - 2018
    Webdenal
    • Created an eCommerce business and online store from scratch and executed long-term business strategies.
    • Expanded the business over a 14-year period into a portfolio with over 500,000 users.
    • Managed the software development team, responsible for sustaining the eCommerce site and internal software suite.
    • Sourced and embedded various web service integrations into digital marketplaces, including Amazon and eBay.
    • Held full accountability for website development, SEO optimization, digital marketing, and social media campaigns.
    • Utilized tools including Google AdWords and monitored ROI on advertising expenses.
    • Created scripts for automating product creation, stock, and price updates from suppliers.
    • Created a product search engine for the site using Apache Solr.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML, Apache Solr, eCommerce, PHP, Perl, JSTL, JSP, Bootstrap, MySQL, Apache Tomcat, Apache
  • Freelance Application Developer

    2002 - 2004
    Sun Microsystems
    • Worked on complex systems integration projects; researched and prepared executive-level presentations and 2004 software demos for stakeholders.
    • Improved relationships with clients; worked closely with high-profile clients and organizations such as Vodafone Greece.
    • Established application development best practices in a large corporate environment.
    Technologies: Java
  • Senior Application Designer

    2001 - 2002
    Foreks Information Communications Services, Turkey
    • Managed various project phases including requirements analysis, design, and development, tailored and created 2002 applications to support online portals,.
    • Supervised a team of six developers for the internet site.
    • Facilitated the entire development lifecycle and coordinated user acceptance testing with end users and senior business owners.
    Technologies: MySQL, Apache, Apache Tomcat, Java, JSP
  • Senior Web Developer

    1999 - 2000
    The Motley Fool Inc - Financial Services, UK
    • Analyzed requirements for web-based products and technologies; designed solutions to meet client requirements.
    • Worked on the localization of the code for the UK market.
    • Acted as a bridge between the US development team and the UK office.
    Technologies: Perl, Microsoft SQL Server, ASP
  • Technical Consultant

    1997 - 1999
    Architel Systems Corp - Virgina, USA
    • Designed and developed bespoke client solutions using C++ and Sybase.
    • Developed rapid prototypes for test projects for large telecoms such as Cable & Wireless UK, Bell Atlantic USA, and Ericsson Telecom, Jamaica.
    • Provided technical estimates for project work to senior management.
    Technologies: DCE, Open Server, Sybase, C++

Experience

  • Admin Panel for An eCommerce Company

    This company was having a hard time managing all the third party software that they were using. For eCommerce, they were using WooCommerce, for shipping—Shipstation, for inventory—Finale, for marketing—Hubspot, and for accounting—QuickBooks.

    It was difficult for their employees to get proficient in day-to-day tasks since they had to master various software. I created an admin dashboard for them where they can update/modify their products, track their orders, get reports about their sales, export their invoices and payments to QuickBooks, and keep their customers' emails synced with Hubspot.

  • Webdenal
    https://www.webdenal.com

    One of the leading eCommerce websites in Turkey.

    I developed the website from scratch. For the front end, I used the Bootstrap framework with jQuery. Most of the back end was programmed using JSP and JSTL with some PHP. MySQL was chosen for the database.

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, PHP 7, SQL, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Perl, Java, C++, XML
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, JSP, PHPUnit, Eloquent, Bootstrap, ASP
  • Storage

    MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase
  • Other

    eCommerce, Laravel Lumen, APIs, System Integration, Software Development, Software Design, Laravel Backpack, Finale API, HubSpot, ax-semantics, Open Server, DCE, Shipstation API, Ajax
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, WooCommerce API, Shopify API, React, JSTL, REST APIs, Vue.js
  • Tools

    Apache, GitHub, MAMP, PhpStorm, SourceTree, Git, ShipStation, Apache Tomcat, Apache Solr
  • Paradigms

    Unit Testing
  • Platforms

    Linux, MacOS, LAMP

Education

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science
    1995 - 1997
    Brown University - Providence, RI
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    1991 - 1995
    Allegheny College - Meadville, PA

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