Pedro Moreira Torres

Pedro Moreira Torres

Porto, Portugal
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Pedro Moreira Torres

Pedro Moreira Torres

Porto, Portugal
Member since March 11, 2013
Pedro is a talented mobile and web software engineer with successful entrepreneurial experience. He has a strong background in back-end development, as well as in iOS, Android, and HTML5 apps. He is very passionate about new technologies, and strives to master and utilize the newest tools.
Pedro is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • HTML5, 3 years
  • JavaScript, 3 years
  • CSS3, 3 years
  • Java, 3 years
  • PHP, 3 years
  • Python, 2 years
Porto, Portugal
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Mac OS X, Linux, Git, Mercurial, Eclipse, Xcode
The most amazing...
...app I've ever built is an app that stores the photos of private family and friends, among other content
Employment
  • Co-Founder
    Amanhã Global
    2013 - PRESENT
    • Co-founder and manager of the company.
    • Managed projects and products using Agile methodologies.
    • Created HTML, JavaScript, and CSS frontends using Django templates.
    • Developed product backends using Django, including social network integration and authentication, event creation, and promotion.
    • Designed and implemented a MySQL database.
    Technologies: PHP, Django, Python, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS
  • Mobile Engineer
    Glazed Solutions, Lda.
    2012 - PRESENT
    • Developed several iPhone and iPad Apps, including apps for media and event sharing, a virtual paper-chase app with redeemable discounts, and media content apps for soccer clubs.
    • Developed an Android app for sports gamification and location tracking.
    • Developed Django backends and APIs for several apps with features such as media management, multiple authentication methods, privacy-aware search, and smart notifications systems.
    • Worked in a team using Agile software development methodologies.
    Technologies: iOS, Objective-C, Android, Java, Django, Python, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS
  • Software Engineer
    ALERT Life Sciences Computing, S.A.
    2012 - 2012
    • Reformulated the Medical Software Module.
    • Developed a frontend with ActionScript 2.0.
    • Developed a backend with Oracle DB.
    • Redesigned and optimized database module schemas.
    • Implemented domain specific features such as institutional profiles for professionals, specialty consultation requests, and an optimized Initial Specialty Appointments process.
    Technologies: ActionScript 2.0, Oracle DB
  • Software Engineer
    Porto24
    2011 - 2011
    • Developed an Android application for the aggregation of cultural event and venues.
    • Created API methods for accessing a legacy database with a PHP backend.
    • Designed and developed a system to filter and serve geolocated content.
    • Used Google maps API to create a customized map and markers, including a directions feature.
    • Incorporated phone contacts and integrated social networks.
    Technologies: Java, Android, XML, JSON, PHP, SQL
Experience
  • Questular (Development)
    https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/questular/id469948101

    Questular is an interactive game that gives users a unique tour of their city. Users follow clues on their phone to uncover fun details about the cities, upload pictures and videos of themselves to the app website, and win points and fame.

  • Treasured (Development)
    http://www.treasured.com/

    Treasured is an online memory box, where users can store, organize and share memories.

Skills
  • Languages
    CSS3, JavaScript, HTML5, Python, PHP, Objective-C, Java
  • Frameworks
    Twitter Bootstrap, Django, Ruby on Rails
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery Mobile, Facebook API, jQuery, Twitter API, Google Maps
  • Tools
    Xcode, Eclipse, Aptana
  • Paradigms
    Agile Software Development
  • Platforms
    Mac OS X, iOS, Linux, Android
  • Storage
    PostgreSQL, MongoDB
Education
  • Master's degree in Software Engineering
    San Jose State University - San Jose, California
    2011 - 2012
  • Master's degree in Computer Science
    Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto - Porto, Portugal
    2007 - 2012
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