A versatile web enthusiast and backend developer with a sense for the user experience. I am hard-working, focused and eager to learn. My professional web presence started about 6 years ago in 2008. I do backend and frontend implementations. I work with PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and more. A lot to offer yet still a lot to learn, but as Albert Einstein said:

"Imagination is more important than knowledge."

Work experience

Magento Developer

(January 2016 - current)

Studio Moderna d.o.o.

Podvine 36, 1410 Zagorje ob Savi

Leading omnichannel, multi-brand and direct-to-consumer electronic retailer in central and eastern Europe.

Experience and Goals Achieved

Magento implementation team. Multi site, multi store, multi language. Mainly working with online payments.

  • planning and maintaining of multiple payment modules
  • migrating from old e-commerce platform to Magento
  • experience of working in corporation envirement
  • understanding of large backoffice business processes

Technologies Used

PHP (Magento), JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Git, Ngnix, REST, MySQL

CEO, Full stack developer

(June 2014 - Current)

Simpliko, multimedijske rešitve Matic Krajnc s.p.

Kunaverjeva 9, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Creating simple but functional internet solutions for various internet agencies. Still simple by design.

Experience and Goals Achieved

Second try at my own company. This time focused mainly at support for bigger agencies that need help with execution. Simple presentation sites, bigger e-commerce projects or custom application tailored to your needs - you name it.

Lead Developer

(November 2013 - April 2015)

Enolyse d.o.o.

Valvasorjeva 33, 8250 Brežice, Slovenia

Enolyse is a complete solution for dynamic winemakers and enologists, who want to have control over their cellar from anywhere and at any moment.

Experience and Goals Achieved

It started as a hobby project to wich I was invited by a CEO of the company. I was responsible for planning, building and maintaining the entire architecture of backend and frontend and also server administration.

  • planning and construction of RESTfull API and MySQL database
  • developement of AngularJS frontend
  • planning and maintaining 3 VPS instances (nginx, php-fpm, mysql)
  • experience of working in a StartUp envirement where changes are made daily
  • simultaneous work on a number of different aspects of the project
  • got insight into business side of a startup, working with investors

Technologies Used

PHP (Laravel), JavaScript (AngularJS,jQuery), HTML, CSS, Git, Ngnix, REST, MySQL

Awards

  • RECTOR'S AWARD 2014 - Won the Rector's award 2014 for the best innovation at University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Took first place among 19 teams.
  • PODIM 2014, BEST BUSINESS PLAN - Won the Best business plan award among 126 teams at Startup Slovenia competition.

Web developer

(April 2012 - June 2014)

Mimovrste d.o.o.

Cesta maršala Tita 22, 4270 Jesenice, Slovenia

Mimovrste=) is one of largest and most prominent online shopping centers in Slovenia (EU). Their offer ranges from computer goods, photography and consumer electronics to CDs, DVDs, books, small appliances, automotive equipment, clothing and toys.

Experience and Goals Achieved

When I started on the project I had to get to know a large system and its processes in a very short time. I am in charge of fixing bugs (backend & frontend), developement of new functionalities (payment methods, backend operations) and general maintanence. First encounter with SCRUM developement.

  • transfering data stored in MySQL database to ERP system based on MSSQL
  • constantly optimizing working processes
  • working with different payment gateways
  • contributed to RESTfull API
  • learned how to approach complex projects maximising the effort and minimizing amount of time used

Technologies Used

PHP, MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle, JavaScript (jQuery), Ajax, HTML, CSS, SVN, Git, Zend Framework, Memcache, Ngnix, REST, XML imports & exports, RabbitMQ

Web developer

(September 2011 - March 2012)

Spletni sistemi d.o.o.

Lom pod Storžičem 71, 4290 Tržič, Slovenia

Company provided professional services for variety of opensource platforms and developement of custom applications. It was also official partners with Magento and Active COLLAB CRM system.

Experience and Goals Achieved

I was responsible for development of Magento modules, integrations of payment methods and implementations of modules in different open source (Wordpress, Joomla, Opencart, Magento) and custom platforms. I gained experience working in a big team and upgraded my PHP and JavaScript skills.

  • custom developement of accounting software
  • import / export of large amount of data to / from E-Commerce and ERP system
  • working with different payment gateways
  • experienced work in a big team with optimisation of work flow
  • worked with a lot of open source platforms (had to learn on the go)

Technologies Used

PHP, MySQL, MSSQL, JavaScript (jQuery), Ajax, HTML, CSS, SVN, Zend Framework, CodeIgniter Framework, Facebook API, Wordpress, Joomla, Virtue Mart, OpenCart, Magento, Prestashop, Modx, ActiveCollab CRM, XML exports & imports

Owner, Web developer

(May 2009 - December 2011)

Simpliko, multimedijske rešitve Matic Krajnc s.p.

Trg 18, 8280 Brestanica, Slovenia

Simple by design. Creating simple but functional internet solutions.

Experience and Goals Achieved

With a desire to leave my footprint on the web I opened my own company in May 2009. Working as a backend and frontend developer I gained experience with implementation from start to finish. I mostly used open source solutions and modified them to fit the need. In December 2011 I closed the company due to a job offer.

  • learning about a life cycle of a project
  • communication with customers
  • gained knowledge about financial aspects of projects

Technologies Used

PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery), Wordpress, Joomla, Virtue Mart, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash

Graphic designer / IT administrator

(March 2009 - September 2011)

Delta team d.o.o.

CKŽ 135a, 8270 Krško, Slovenia

Company whose main business is to represent and sell Yamaha motorcycles. History of the company dates back to 1990.

Experience and Goals Achieved

My responsibilities were maintaining web sites and portals for the company, running social campaigns on Facebook and designing print materials. I designed the companies marketing campaigns in various countries (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia). I also maintained the local network and computers in the companies headquarters in Slovenia and Croatia.

  • designing print materials (ads, posters)
  • maintaining several international sites and portals
  • preparing and executing several marketing campaings (social networks and local media)
  • maintaining local network (windows server, computers)

Technologies Used

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Joomla, Virtue Mart, Windows Server 2008

Knowledge and skills

Backend developement
  • PHP (4/5)
  • MySQL
  • XML
  • AJAX & Json
  • REST
  • Nginx & Apache
  • Zend Framework
  • Laravel Framework
  • CodeIgniter
  • WordPress
Social media

Basic knowledge of social media interactions. Experience with Twitter, Facbook and E-mail marketing.

Frontend developement
  • xHTML
  • CSS
  • AngularJS
  • jQuery
  • Onsite SEO
  • Responsive design
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • Magento templates
  • WordPress templates
  • Photoshop
Networking & Operation systems

Experience with maintaining local networks and company computers. Working with OS X, Windows and Linux. Configured and maintained VPS instances (on DigitalCloud) with LEMP stack on Ubuntu 14.04.

Hobbies & Sports
  • I actively participated in the local club "Akd Pizdun", organizing social events (concerts, educational workshops).
  • I took care of the horses and helped train them on ranches "Zlata pištola" and "Vineyard Arabians".
  • I participated in workshops at the Posavje Youth Theatre (improvisation workshops and theater games).
  • Horse riding, squash, tennis, snowboarding, basketball.

Projects

Zdravje konj in Osteopatija

Completed January 2013

I was in charge of the whole realization of the project. I discussed with customer about their design wishes and proposed some suggestions. The end result is modified template from themeforeste.com (financial limitations) and customized install of Wordpress CMS (compression, caching and safety modules).

Technologies Used

PHP, Wordpress, HTML, CSS

Lynn Curtis - Literary consultant and editor

Completed October 2012

On this project I worked with an excellent designer Matt Homer. He prepared frameworks and desings I did all the front end work. This website is my first interaction with responsive design. I also did a simple contact form (which was later removed to customer request).

Technologies Used

HTML 5, CSS 3, CSS framework CSSgrid, TypeKit, JavaScript (jQuery)

Education

Multimedia communications


(2008 / 2011)
Faculty of Electrical engineering

Multimedia technology, telecommunications, design, audio/video production and management. We learned how to resolve technological problems of design, scenography, and audio-visual IT projects and implement multimedia applications with up-to-date development tools and multimedia systems.

School center Krško - Sevnica


(2003 / 2007)
Technology gymnasium (comparable to Sixth Form College)

We obtained specific professional and theoretical knowledge. We learned how to use various sources of information to develop joy and interest in the field of engineering, to develop creative and critical thinking and to prepare for continued education.