Francisco Giraldo

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Francisco Giraldo

Senior full stack web Engineer/Developer

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Passionate Full Stack Web Developer with over 8 years of experience building and maintaining websites and web apps. Francisco has participated as lead developer in the design, implementation and maintenance phases of many small and medium web projects. However, he excels in the implementation phase where he enjoys coding using best practices and methodologies for ensuring a performant and maintainable code. He also enjoys mentoring junior developers with code reviews and guidance.


Work Experience

Web Development Engineer

Freelancer | Jan 2021 - Current

I'm currently working as a freelancer.

  • Create a website with Django and Wagtail CMS.

Product Engineer

Nolte | Sept 2016 - Dec 2020

I worked remotely for this small agency from New York city. Here I learned very good coding practices like doing code reviews, creating clean code, using linters and setting up continious deployment.

  • Lead developer of more than 20 small/medium size WordPress websites.
  • Lead developer of 1 NodeJS/React website.
  • Mentoring junior developers with code reviews and 1 on 1.
  • Assist to meetings with clients.

Web Development Engineer

El País S.A. | Mar 2014 - Aug 2016

I worked here for a big media/newspaper company from my home country.

  • Development of multiple small websites and landing pages with WordPress and Drupal 6.
  • Maintainance of the company's main high traffic websites and webapps.
  • Assisting to the company's tech meetings.

Web Developer

Freelance | Apr 2015 - Feb 2014

I worked as a freelancer for 2 clients from the USA.

  • Created more than 10 custom WordPress websites.

Junior Developer

InQbation | Sept 2012 - Apr 2013

This was my first experience working in a Startup company. Clients were from the USA but I worked in the company's local office.

  • Assisting on the development of WordPress and Drupal websites.
  • Development of an app using the Facebook API.
  • Assist to scrum meetings.

Junior Developer

BRM Grandes Interacciones | Apr 2012 - Sept 2012

I moved to Bogotá to start working for this big marketing agency to work for the Avianca team, the biggest air flights company of Colombia.

  • Created multiple interactive contests apps with the Facebook and Twitter API.

Junior Developer

ICDL Colombia | Apr 2012 - Sept 2012

Worked for this small company as webmaster and also as web developer.

  • Maintained the company's main website made in Joomla.
  • Created a quiz app with PHP.

Intern - Support Engineer

Colgate Palmolive Colombia | Nov 2009 - Dec 2010

I worked for this big international company as an intern in the area of Marketing and later was hired as a contractor.

  • Helped migrating the consumer feedback system from American data to Colombian data.
  • Assist reps on the use of the system.

Latest Projects

Modular Home Owners

django

Real State web application with an advanced homes search filtering and a forum.

GCC

wordpress

Main website for this important cement company with headquarters in Mexico and USA.

The Better Arguments Project

wordpress

Beautiful minimialistic design created with flexible reusable blocks.