Viktor Hlupko, Developer in Duesseldorf, Germany
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Viktor Hlupko

Verified Expert  in Engineering

Magento Developer

Duesseldorf, Germany
Toptal 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.


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




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.

Work Experience

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.

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

- 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
- 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

- 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
- 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


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


CodeIgniter, Zend Framework


Google AdWords, eBay API, jQuery, Amazon API


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


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


Linux, Unix, WordPress, Magento, MacOS, Shopify

Industry Expertise

Project Management, Web Design


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


MySQL, Redis, Memcached

2007 - 2012

Master's Degree in Software Development

State University of Informatics and Artificial Intelligence - Donetsk

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