U g o   R a f f a e l e   P i e m o n t e s e
Web & Mobile Developer
Lecce, Italy
P r o f i l e

Experienced Web & Mobile Developer adept in all stages of advanced web development. Knowledgeable about testing and debugging processes. Expertise in installation, customization, testing and maintenance of web platforms, such as Magento, Opencart or Wordpress, and fair LAMP/LEMP sysadmin skills (both managed & unmanaged).

Proficient in an assortment of languages and frameworks, including (but not limited to) PHP, Java, Python, JavaScript, Bash, C/C++, Laravel and Zend.

Able to effectively self-manage during independent projects, as well as to collaborate in a team setting.

E m p l o y m e n t   H i s t o r y
eCommerce Manager, Web Designer & Developer, Sysadmin at Gioielleria Oreste Troso S.a.s., Lecce (LE)
November 2015 – Present
  • eCommerce Manager of an ever-growing online fashion & luxury multibrand eCommerce website.
  • Web Designer and Magento Developer. Also migrated old Magento 1.9.x eCommerce website to newer Magento 2.1.x platform in 2018.
  • Sysadmin.
Web & Mobile Developer, Sysadmin at Sooc. Coop. Arte Amica, Lecce (LE)
October 2015 – September 2017
  • Development of Locus Festival's Android & iOS native mobile apps, with Unity 3D AR and VR features.
  • Development of Arte Amica's new Android & iOS native mobile apps.
  • Woodboard Wordpress + Woocommerce eCommerce website designer.
  • Development of ilProvaocchiali HTML5/AJAX app, with 3D JavaScript AR features and Facebook's APIs social contest features.
  • Sysadmin of all Arte Amica's servers.
Software Developer at University of Salento - Department of Biology, Lecce (LE)
October 2015 – July 2016
  • Plankton Tracker Computer-Assisted Detection software suite development for video capturing and recording, data analysis and characterization of three-dimensional zooplankton swimming trajectories using OpenCV library in C++.
Software Developer at ADAM srl – Advanced Data Analysis in Medicine, Lecce (LE)
July 2015 – October 2015
  • Profiling, performance optimization and development of Computer-Assisted Detection GlioCAD software.
  • GlioCAD porting from MATLAB to GNU Octave stack with huge performance benefits.
Mobile Developer, Sysadmin at Associazione Culturale AMiCA, Locorotondo (BA)
January 2015 – May 2015
  • Development of AMiCA's Android & iOS  native mobile apps.
  • Sysadmin.
Web Designer at Sigillo Edizioni, Lecce (LE)
October 2014 – November 2014
Web & Mobile Developer, Sysadmin at Koinomia S.a.s., Martano (LE)
November 2012 – June 2014
  • Development of CortonaOnTheMove mobile app for iOS and Android, using Appcelerator Titanium framework (because of a short 3-week schedule).
  • Design, setup and maintenance of CoReBo.it B2B & B2C Magento 1.x eCommerce website.
  • Design and development of Agilex.it website.
  • CSS restyling of Agilex's CV Quarter web app.
  • CSS restyling of Agilex's Time Quarter web app.
  • Design and development of Steel Minds SRL website.
  • White Hat SEO for Tekneco.it.
  • Setup and maintenance of Tekneco's mailing list software (phpList).
  • Design and development of tourist portal SalentoVille.com. MySQL database design, back-end and front-end development from the ground up in PHP, jQuery and Bootstrap.
  • Design and development of tourist portal ApuliaPromotion.com. MySQL database design, back-end and front-end development from the ground up in PHP, jQuery and Bootstrap.
  • Sysadmin of all Koinomia's servers.
Web & Mobile Developer at Liceo Scientifico Statale G. Banzi Bazoli, Lecce (LE)
January 2012 – June 2012
  • Official Liceo G. Banzi Bazoli Wordpress website developer.
  • BanzApp native mobile app development for Android & iOS.
E d u c a t i o n
Università del Salento - Facoltà di Ingegneria, Lecce (LE)
September 2009 – November 2012

Degree: Information Technology Engineering

I never completed my studies because I started working, therefore I do not own a degree.

Liceo Scientifico Statale G. Banzi Bazoli, Lecce (LE)
September 2004 – July 2009

Degree: High school degree - Corso P.N.I. - Piano Nazionale di Informatica

Voto: 78/100

C o u r s e s
ESOL Level 1 Certificate - First Certificate in English (Level B2), University of Cambridge
June 2008 – August 2008
European Computer Driving License, AICA - Associazione italiana Informatica e Calcolo Automatico
January 2006 – March 2006
E x t r a - c u r r i c u l a r   a c t i v i t i e s
Mobile Developer at Open Data Lecce, Lecce (LE)
June 2015 – June 2015
  • Developer of "BikeMap Lecce", 3rd place @ Lecce Open Data Contest by Comune di Lecce (APPS4LE 2015)
  • Developer of "Incidenti @Lecce", first mobile app ever using Open Data provided by Comune di Lecce
President at SaLUG - Salento GNU/Linux Users Group, Lecce (LE)
June 2011 – January 2013
  • Geek Evening 0x1D, Android for dummies talk @ ZEI, Lecce (LE)
  • Various talks, GNU/Linux Day 2012 @ Manifatture Knos, Lecce (LE)
  • Various talks, GNU/Linux Day 2011 @ Quartiere Fieristico, Galatina (LE)
Member at SaLUG - Salento GNU/Linux Users Group, Lecce (LE)
January 2008 – May 2011
  • Embedded GNU/Linux Development talk @ GNU/Linux Day 2010, Lecce (LE)
  • Virtualization Technologies lessons @ 5° Open Source Software course, Unisalento (LE)
  • Virtualization Technologies lessons @ 4° Open Source Software course, Unisalento (LE)
Extreme Energy Events Project at Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture, Erice (TP)
January 2006 – April 2009
  • C/C++ Software Developer for Extreme Energy Events Project

The Extreme Energy Events Project is a special research activity about the origin of cosmics rays of extreme high energy and related phenomena. It was conceived by the Italian physicist Antonino Zichichi, supported by Museo Storico della Fisica e Centro Studi e Ricerche “Enrico Fermi”, CERN, INFN and MIUR and carried out with the essential contribution of students and teachers of high schools.

D e t a i l s
Via ******** ********, *
73100 Lecce (LE)
(+39) *** ****240
Date / Place of birth
Lecce, Italy
Driving license
A1, B
L i n k s
S k i l l s
Web Developer
Mobile Developer
eCommerce Manager
UX Design Skills
Flexibility and Adaptability
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