David Cardoso

Web Developer


Experience

Web Developer @ Advantage Services — Oct. 3, 2016 - Present

Responsible for implementing modern designs and solutions for client websites using HTML5, LESS, various JavaScript solutions, requests to REST API’s, and ColdFusion along with integrating the proprietary company CMS. Provides exemplary and effective customer support with both the ConnectWise ticketing system and phone support. Responsible for managing e-Commerce solutions and strategies for clients which includes the use of the PrestaShop and Shopify platforms.

Web Developer @ Bricks & Mortar Web Agency — Jan. 14, 2016 - Sept. 28, 2016

Responsible for developing custom themes and plugins for WordPress. Responsible for developing custom extensions and themes for the Magento e-Commerce platform. Provided general assistance around the Bricks and Mortar office. Interned for a 6-month period, then was hired in June 2016.

Freelance Web Developer @ Various — Dec. 1, 2014 - Jan. 1, 2016

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e-Commerce Specialist @ Speedway of America — Jan. 1, 2013 - Aug. 1, 2013

Responsible for designing the Speedway of America homepage, and graphical elements. Routinely updated homepage daily with new products and offers using the OpenCart platform. Maintained company eBay page and product catalog. Responsible for marketing website across internet forums towards target customers.

Education

Associate of Arts Degree @ Broward College — May 11, 2015

High School Diploma @ Monarch High School — June 12, 2012

Proficiencies

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Front-end: HTML5, CSS3, SCSS/SASS, Bootstrap, JavaScript ES6 (+jQuery), React.js, Handlebars, Liquid, and various API’s including Algolia, and Yatco

Back-end: Node.js, Express, PHP, Python, Django (including DRF), ColdFusion, MySQL

Platforms: WordPress, Magento 1.9, Shopify, PrestaShop

Related Competencies: Ability to build and consume REST API's. Management and usage of different AWS services including (EC2, S3, Cloudfront), and DigitalOcean. Management and usage of servers including Apache, and Nginx.

Achievements

  • While working at Advantage, helped to lower front-end team's turnaround times by introducing local ColdFusion installations and Gulp workflows that allowed for real-time browser refreshing and moving of file directories.
  • While working at Advantage, helped push for a modernized workflow and implemented Git for larger projects, and Continuous Integration using Microsoft Team Services for core components across different client sites.
  • Assisted in the migration of a large e-commerce shop facing both loss of cart stability, and removal of their PCI compliance. This was done by migrating to Shopify, revamping their design, migrating their data, and preserving their search ranking using 301 redirects. (Project: JetBoatPilot.com)

Blog.

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Migration Issues? Damage Control for your Django Project

Messed up a migration? Here are some tips to get your project's database back to stability.

Creating and Using your Requirements file for your Project

Save a list your project dependencies, to reinstall your app to other locations

Adding Sections in Shopify (Part 1): Static Sections

In this tutorial, learn how to build static sections into your themes to display and easily edit data.