About Me

Summary:

Alexei Raiu Photo.

Acquia Certified Drupal Developer. A married father of 2 kids. Live in Varna, Bulgaria. Work remotely.

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.

Values:

  • Drupal standards.
  • Responsive theming.
  • Separation of data, logic, and UI.
  • Free sharing of professional knowledge.
  • Clarity and optimal simplicity.
  • Honesty.
  • Teachability.
  • Productivity.

Professional Experience:

arocom GmBH

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

  • Full stack work.
  • Built Drupal 7 and 8 web sites.
  • Themed Drupal 7 and 8 web sites.
  • Wrote modules for Drupal 7 and 8.
  • Technologies used: css3, html5, PHP 5.4, Apache Solr, MySQL, LAMP, Git, JQuery, Ajax, Drupal 7.

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.

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.

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:

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, basics of C and C++;

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

Web Frameworks: Drupal (4.5 - 8), Wordpress (basic knowledge), jQuery, Backbone JS, AngularJS, VueJS, 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, Percona;

Servers: Apache, nginx (preferred);

Tools: Drush, Drupal Console, xhprof, xdebug;

Design: Photoshop, Inkscape;