Viktor Hlupko, Magento Developer in Duesseldorf, Germany
Viktor Hlupko

Magento Developer in Duesseldorf, Germany

Member since September 25, 2014
Viktor is a certified Magento developer who integrates, supports, improves, and consults on effective, modern eCommerce solutions. He knows exactly how build modern and successful Magento-based projects and has dozens of happy customers around the world.
Viktor is now available for hire


  • Firebear Studio
    jQuery, HTML, CSS, Content Delivery Networks (CDN), Memcached, Redis, PHP...
  • Milk & Honey Shoes
    jQuery, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, MySQL, Zend Framework, PHP, Magento
  • AIDALab
    HTML, CSS, MySQL, PHP, Zend Framework, Magento



Duesseldorf, Germany



Preferred Environment

Trello, Bitbucket, Git, PhpStorm, Coda, MacOS

The most amazing...

...project I’ve led as developer and CTO was an e-commerce startup for the sale of custom-made shoes based on Magneto.


  • Co-Founder/Lead Developer

    2013 - PRESENT
    Firebear Studio
    • Built eCommerce startups, Magento extensions, and provided full-circle Magento development.
    • Developed Magento Connect (
    • Created and maintained a website (
    Technologies: jQuery, HTML, CSS, Content Delivery Networks (CDN), Memcached, Redis, PHP, MySQL, Zend Framework, Magento
  • CTO/Lead developer

    2012 - 2014
    Milk & Honey Shoes
    • Created an amazing system to connect Magneto with a custom JS builder application to build and sell custom shoes.
    • Developed dozens of unique Magento extensions to cover the needs of a modern fashion startup.
    Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, MySQL, Zend Framework, PHP, Magento
  • Magento Developer

    2012 - 2013
    • Started work with U.S.-based clients as a Magneto certified developer.
    • Worked with dozens of different Magneto store owners to fix bugs and add new features.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, MySQL, PHP, Zend Framework, Magento
  • PHP Developer

    2011 - 2013
    • Worked with WebArt (, Ukraine's leading web studio.
    • Built websites on SilverStripe CMS (,,
    • Developed a website on Bitrix CMS (
    Technologies: Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Magento, WordPress, MySQL, HTML, CSS, PHP
  • PHP Developer

    2009 - 2010
    • Began my web development career by working with various tasks on PHP and building sites from scratch with WordPress and CodeIgniter.
    • Learned and applied SEO techniques.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML, CodeIgniter, MySQL, PHP


  • Etudes store

    Created and integrated the Magento template, and integrated extensions.

  • Dentethic

    Create a website based on Typo3 for German stomatology.

    List of work:
    - Created and integrated the HTML5\CSS3 template for Typo3.
    - Create an HTML5\CSS3\jQuery intro animation (no Flash!).
    - Integrated Typo3 extensions.
    - Conducted SEO.

  • Fin-S Magento store

    Full circle Magento store development, optimisation & support:
    - Template optimization
    - Full ajax catalog
    - HTML5/CSS3 front-end work
    - SEO optimization
    - Magento core fixes & modification
    - Custom Magento extensions development

  • Tarantino hairstyling

    Tarantino hairstyling web site:
    - WordPress setup
    - Responsive HTML5/CSS3 Retina ready template creation
    - SEO optimization
    - Full circle WP development

  • QBiz-IT

    - Full circle WordPress development
    - WordPress plugin customization
    - Responsive mobile-ready front-end (HTML5/CSS3/jQuery)
    - SEO and performance optimization

  • Designer portfolio web site

    Website portfolio for a friend/teammate/graphic designer; here, you can check samples of graphic design that I can suggest for projects including Magento templates.

    - Responsive front-end CSS3/jQuery
    - SEO
    - WordPress customization

  • Alamio - Classified in Germany

    Co-founded a totally customized high-load project with more than 2M pages.
    - Project management
    - Custom PHP Development
    - SEO, Advertising, and Promotion

  • Redlink

    - Magento performance optimization
    - Magento SEO optimization
    - Custom Magento development
    - Responsive mobile-ready HTML5/CSS4 Magento template
    - eCommerce consulting

  • Blank Flowers

    - Full-circle Magento development
    - SEO improvements
    - Performance improvements
    - Magento/eCommerce consulting
    - Front-end and back-end development
    - Server setup
    - Pre-launch ready fixes

  • Volutionsports Magento store

    - Magento template development & modification
    - Responsive, mobile-ready front-end
    - SEO optimization
    - Magento extensions integration & support
    - Magento Ajax implementation
    - Full page cache system integration, performance optimization

  • Auree Jewellery

    - eCommerce/Magento consulting
    - Full circle Magento development
    - Magento core modifications
    - Responsive mobile-ready HTML5/CSS3/jQuery front-end
    - SEO
    - E-mail marketing with MailChimp integration
    - Magento performance tuning
    - Support

  • Lace & Liberty

    - Magento full circle development
    - eCommerce consulting
    - Responsive mobile-ready Magento design
    - SEO optimization
    - Magento Performance optimization

  • Toptal Mentor
    Viktor is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional software engineers. Viktor shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from coding tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.


  • Languages

    HTML5, PHP, XML, HTML, JavaScript, CSS3, CSS
  • Frameworks

    CodeIgniter, Zend Framework
  • Libraries/APIs

    Google AdWords, eBay API, jQuery, Amazon API
  • Tools

    Google Analytics, PhpStorm, Apache, NGINX, Coda 2, Composer, Coda, Git, Bitbucket, Trello
  • Paradigms

    Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Kanban, Model View Controller (MVC), Class-based OOP, Object-oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Platforms

    Linux, Unix, WordPress, Magento, MacOS, Shopify
  • Industry Expertise

    Project Management, Web Design
  • Other

    eCommerce, Product Management, Sales, Digital Marketing, Technical Project Management, Zen Cart, Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
  • Storage

    MySQL, Redis, Memcached


  • Master's Degree in Software Development
    2007 - 2012
    State University of Informatics and Artificial Intelligence - Donetsk

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