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Jorge Pires

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Previous positions

  • Web Developer at Nobis Interactive Inc
  • SEO Engineer at SEO Inc

Education

University of California San Diego, Certificate, Data Science and Visualization

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Background

Summary

Freelance full stack developer with a B.S. in Computer Science, who recently completed an immersive Data Science bootcamp. I am proficient in PHP, JavaScript, SQL and CSS with a working knowledge of Python, D3.js, Flask and MongoDB. Experienced in Magento, WordPress and other platforms. As a freelancer during the past decade, I have proved to be communicative, capable and resourceful. My entire client base has been acquired via referral through current and past clients. I am looking for new challenges where I can expand my skills to grow as a full stack developer.

Experience

  • Full Stack Developer

    Jorge Pires Web Consulting

    July 2009 – Present(10 years 3 months)

    As an independent freelancer since 2009, I have several clients that i have had close to 5 years and I keep getting new clients referred to me on a regular basis. The bulk of my clients are a result of satisfied clients that have referring me to their valuable contacts and acquaintances. In addition to building Magento and WordPress based sites, I provide maintenance and updates on various other platforms such as Drupal, Orchard and Joomla. Looking forward, I am looking to expand my skills into App Development and a SaaS of my own. As an effort to stay current and expand potential opportunities, I have attended a immersive Data Science boot-camp at night where I have acquired a solid foundation in Python and several of the specialized libraries available.

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  • Web Developer

    Nobis Interactive Inc

    September 2008 – July 2009(10 months)

    Develop websites utilizing table-less HTML/CSS , PHP and JQuery Implement websites along with custom functionality into MODX CMS Transition product and customer data using PHP and MYSQL from ecommerce solutions such as OSCommerce and other custom solutions into Magento Ecommerce Build marketing emails on a weekly basis Create XML product feeds for submission to Google Base and Like.com Assess existing sites for improvements regarding SEO and usability; and implementation of the strategies defined during assessment Implement shopping cart functionality into existing sites using FoxyCart and E-Junkie Responsible for maintenance and updates on various sites on various platforms such as ZenCart, OSCommerce, Joomla and other custom CMS/Ecommerce solutions

  • SEO Engineer

    SEO Inc

    March 2006 – September 2008(2 years 6 months)

    Apply organic optimization techniques to client websites written in ASP, ASP.Net, PHP and Cold Fusion, as well as CMS such as Yahoo Store and MyCMS Develop scripts in ASP and PHP to dynamically optimize a large number of web pages and content Rewrite URLs to websites on Apache servers to have SEO friendly URLs Conduct reviews on client’s sites regularly to produce reports to describe obstacles and suggest various solutions to existing site issues such duplicate content, broken links and inconsistencies in an effort to achieve success with search engines Implement new menu structure to improve site navigation and usability with various development strategies using CSS and JavaScript Provide website maintenance to improve navigation and consistency site wide by creating components into includes using ASP, PHP and Cold Fusion

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  • Converting industry whitepapers and brochures to html Creation of HTML email newsletters Updating company website with new content

  • Student Web Developer

    WCSU

    April 2005 – June 2005(2 months)

    Created webpage for Dean of to School of Arts & Sciences to display pertinent information for faculty and students of the Department

Education

Languages

  • Portuguese

  • Informal Spanish

  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills & Expertise

  • ASP.NET
  • Google Analytics
  • XHTML
  • SEO
  • Git
  • Drupal
  • Google Adwords
  • JavaScript
  • Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
  • CSS
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • HTML 5
  • XML
  • Website Development
  • Mobile Applications
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Web Analytics
  • MongoDB
  • E-commerce
  • Web Development
  • jQuery
  • Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
  • PHP
  • SEM
  • CMS
  • WordPress
  • Python (Programming Language)
  • MySQL
  • PPC
  • Google Webmaster Tools
  • HTML
  • Magento
  • Web Design
  • Freelancing
  • SQL
  • Email Marketing
  • D3.js