About Me

Summary:

Acquia Certified Drupal Developer.

Full Stack web developer with strong background open source technologies, including Drupal, PHP, MySQL, html5, css3, JavaScript, JQuery, Apache and nginx, Linux, as well as Adobe Photoshop and Fireworks.

  • Experienced the full spectrum of site building process, from planning and design to implementation and support.
  • Join the projects and learn new technologies quickly.
  • Extensive experience with Drupal and Drupal API from version 4.5 to 8.

Professional Experience:

FFW Bulgaria

Worked remotely as a freelancer winter 2015 - summer 2017. Full Stack, Back End.

  • Built Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 web sites.
  • Themed Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 web sites. Adaptivetheme, Bootstrap.
  • Wrote Drupal modules and themes.
  • Migrated D6 to D8.
  • Technologies used: PHP 5.3, css3, html5, PHP 5.4, MySQL, Git, JQuery, Ajax, Drupal 7 and 8.

InDigiMar.com

Worked remotely since winter 2013. Full Stack, Back End, Sys. Admin.

  • Built Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 web sites.
  • Themed Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 web sites. Adaptivetheme, Bootstrap.
  • Wrote PayPal integration for
  • Wrote Drupal modules and themes.
  • Migrated D6 to D8.
  • Created and supported website hosting infrastructure.
  • Technologies used: PHP 5.3 - PHP 7.2, css3, html5, MySQL, Git, JQuery, Ajax, Drupal 7 and 8.

arocom GmBH

Drupal agency arocom. 2014 on. Senior Developer. Current place of work. Front End and Back End developer.

  • Built Drupal 7 web sites.
  • Themed Drupal 7 web sites. Used base theme: omega, aurora.
  • Wrote modules.
  • Technologies used: css3, html5, PHP 5.4, Apache Solr, MySQL, LAMP, Git, JQuery, Ajax, Drupal 7.

PingV

http://pingv.com. 2012 - 2014. Senior Developer. Front End developer.

  • Migrated sites to Drupal 7.
  • Built Drupal 7 web sites UI, modules, and themes.
  • Took active part in migration, building, and theming of http://dwell.com.
  • Technologies used: css3, html5, PHP 5.4, Apache, Apache Solr, MySQL, Linux, JavaScript, JQuery, Ajax, Drupal 7, Photoshop.

Sprydev (Volacci)

http://volacci.com. 2005-2008 and 2012-2013. Senior Developer. Front End Developer.

AlexRayu.com (freelance)

http://alexrayu.com. 2005 - now. Owner and Full Stack Developer.

  • Migrated sites to Drupal 7 and 8.
  • Upgraded Drupal sites 5 to 6 and 6 to 7.
  • Designed Drupal designs.
  • Built Drupal 7 web sites UI, modules, and themes.
  • Technologies used: css3, html5, PHP 5.4, Apache, Apache Solr, MySQL, Linux, JavaScript, JQuery, Ajax, Drupal 7, Photoshop.

AdaptiveTheme

http://adaptivethemes.com. 2009-2011. Drupal Front End developer and themer.

  • Themed and built Drupal 5 and 6 web sites.
  • Themed sites for iconnect and rackfish, besides many other sites.
  • Technologies used: css, xhtml, PHP 5.2-5.3, JavaScript, JQuery, Drupal 5-6, Photoshop.

Education:

1985-1995 - School with in-depth English.

- Started programming in school. Wrote sample school programs in Basic.

1995-2000 - Izmail Liberal Arts University.

- Graduated as Specialist degree in English and German. (Specialist degree is between bachelors and masters, 5 years of study).

2010-2011 - STEP Computer Science Academy.

- Took hardware, operating systems, and C++ programming courses. Accepted work and relocated prior to graduation.

Technologies Used:

Programming Languages:PHP, JavaScript, Visual Basic, Quick Basic, C, C++;

Markup Languages: xhtml, html5, css, css3, xml;

Web Frameworks: Drupal (4.5 - 8), Wordpress (basic knowledge), jQuery, AngularJS, Bootstrap, LESS, SASS, Twig;

APIs: Drupal, Apache Solr, PayPal;

Technologies: AJAX, SOAP, REST;

Libraries: PHPMailer, MkHTMLToPdf, TCPdf, mPDF;

Ecommerce: Drupal Commerce, Ubercart, PayPal, Authorize.net;

Operating Systems: Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS), Windows;

IDEs: PHPStorm, NetBeans, Aptana, Eclipse, SublimeText 2;

Source Control: git;

Databases: MySQL, MariaDB;

Servers: Apache, nginx;

Tools: Drush, xhprof, xdebug;

Design: Photoshop, Fireworks, Flash (R.I.P.);

Office: MS Office, Libre Office.

Values:

  • Adherence to Drupal coding standards.
  • Making every newly built theme responsive.
  • Keeping data, function, and presentation separate.
  • Free sharing of professional knowledge, helping others to grow.
  • Giving back to the community with encouragement, code, and support.
  • Honesty.
  • Teachability, always learning.
  • Aspiring to give maximum per available resources.