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BOGDAN CIOCOIU

SE6 4PN, London, UK

+44 (0)785 715 1348, +44 (0)759 211 0843,
bogdan.ciocoiu@pmu
nit.com
,
bogdan.ciocoiu@bogdans.co.uk
,
www.bogdans.co.uk


1


COVER LETTER:




My name is Bogdan Ciocoiu and I am currently working in a technical project manager / lead
developer role, as a contractor specialized on the following:





Wordpress (framework) development



Typo3 development



Prestashop development



All
-
around

(front
-
end, back
-
end and SEO
-

search engine optimization (best practices, project
leadership, etc.))




I am currently looking for a career change, on a contract bases, within Greater London or S.E.
England.




I have a
very strong work ethic
,
team work

and
self organizing abilities

-

I’m able to integrate myself
within both small startup environments and large digital agencies.




Apart form the attached CV (please scroll down), I’ve also published details about the previous
largest projects / clients I was in
volved with:
http://www.bogdans.co.uk/the
-
portfolio/recent
-
work/
.




I’m available on a
full time bases until Oct. 2013

from when an University course will allow me to
work only part time or full time if weekend days

could be used.




I have restructured my CV and attached it to this application, please feel free to come back to me
with any questions you may have.




Sincerely,


Bogdan Ciocoiu



(scroll down for the CV)
BOGDAN CIOCOIU

SE6 4PN, London, UK

+44 (0)785 715 1348, +44 (0)759 211 0843,
bogdan.ciocoiu@pmunit.com
,
bogdan.ciocoiu@bogdans.co.uk
,
www.bogdans.co.uk


2

Accomplished, self
-
motivated, organized and versatil
e web developer / digital project manager with CCNA
and ScrumMaster qualifications, experience in both hans
-
on and hands
-
off technical roles, specialising in
designing and delivering comprehensive web solutions using open
-
source LAMP software, with particu
lar
emphasis on consulting and architecting the Wordpress framework.



Positions suitable for




All
-
around LAMP development contractor (front
-
end, back
-
end, Google ranking factors & SEO)



Wordpress / Typo3 / Prestashop framework
-
specific developer



Technical
project management, technical solution architect; technical pre
-
sales, etc.



Information architecture, prototyping, wireframe designing



DB data migration, design and normalization



Career accomplishments


Contractor
-

www.bogdans.co.uk

(2008
-

current)

Web developer with technical project management & client
-
facing attributes



Companies/projects I’ve worked for since 2011, in UK:
Push Studios

(2013)
,
Billington Cartmell

(2012),
BD Network

(2012),
The Chameleon Birmingham

(2011),
Scotty Brand

(2012),
Ooberstock

(2012),
Apxendex

(2011),
HeatTech


Uniqlo

(2012),
Renault

(2006),
Six Degrees International

(2013),
Flixmedia

(2013),
Tiger Tiger

(2012),
Nintendo Customer Service Centre

(2012),
Coca Cola


Bond


Skyfall

(2012),
Central Office of Information (COI)


Number 10

(2012).




Had performed full product life
-
cycles starting from gathering requirements and building wireframes,
moving towards the hands
-
on involvement
-

LAMP devel
opment and moving towards signing off with
the

stakeholders and producing documentation.




Technologies: LAMP, Mac OS X, Microsoft, virtualization, CDN, fail
-
over, redundancy, APC /
memcache, normalization, relational DB, QA, testing (unit, system, integrat
ion, DoS, mysql
injection), code management, coding best practices, HTML, W3C, CSS, JQuery, Ajax, YUI,
Wordpress, Typo3, Prestashop, social networking, payment gateways, Salesforce, Jira, Merlin,
Teambox, vTiger, SugarCRM, Daylite, Basecamp, OpenERP, Agile
, ScrumMaster, SEO, SEM, PPC,
Web analytics, Piwik, Google Webmasters, Google
-
friendly, Goole ranking factors.


Web developer (2006
-
2008)

Kondiment Group GmbH
-

http://www.kondiment.com

-

Digital Agency / Software
House



All
-
around developer with front
-
end, back
-
end and SEO attributes working on various internal or
agency projects by using frameworks such as Typo3, Joomla or Wordpress, also performing setup
and maintenance processes for the available LAMP hosting en
vironments.




Technologies: Linux, UNIX, OSI model, iptables, ipchains, Apache, Microsoft IIS, FTP, VPN, Samba,
MySQL, memcache, APC, fail
-
over, redundancy, MTA, PHP, HTML, CSS, JQuery, SEO, PPC,
Typo3, Wordpress, Typo3



Network engineer and web developer
(2005
-
2006)

Deck Internet
-

www.deck.ro

-

ISP



Senior IP engineer with LAMP development attributes
-

performing network maintenance and
automating server
-
side processes (e.g.: dynamic generation of iptables/ipchains kernel r
ules based
on pre
-
stored MySQL data).




Technologies: Linux, Cisco, routing protocols, routed protocols, OSI model, IP, TCP/IP, UDP,
Nagios, RIP v2, EIGRP, IGRP, BGP, VPN, MTA, FTP, Samba, Apache, PHP, MySQL


Network engineer

BOGDAN CIOCOIU

SE6 4PN, London, UK

+44 (0)785 715 1348, +44 (0)759 211 0843,
bogdan.ciocoiu@pmu
nit.com
,
bogdan.ciocoiu@bogdans.co.uk
,
www.bogdans.co.uk


3

Server One Internet
-

ISP (200
4
-
2005)



Network engineer concerned with all OSI Layer 1
-

Layer 3 network issues, also performing software
installations and maintenance for various network services like VPN, Apache, Samba, FTP, MTA,
etc.




Technologies: Linux, FreeBSD, bash scripting, O
SI model, iptables, ipchains, fail
-
over, redundancy,
Apache, HTML, PHP, Perl, MySQL, MTA, FTP, VPN, Samba



Technical experience




Web development

-

LAMP, MySQL, normalization, fail
-
over, redundancy, XML, CSV, semantic HTML,
CSS, PHP, JQuery, AJAX, YUI, cod
e optimization, code optimization, cross
-
platform and cross
-
browser
checking, Google pagespeed, caching, QA, APIs and web services, social networking (
overall from 2005,
intensively since 2008
)



Wordpress
-
specific

-

theme development
,
plugin development
,
wi
dget development
,
framework

/ API
usage, multisite development (
sporadically since 2005, intensively since 2008
)



Project management

-

Agile, Scrum, Microsoft Project, Salesforce, Merlin, dotProject, Teambox, Asana,
Gantt, milestone and deliverable breakdow
n, Extreme Programming, scope and documentation,
stakeholder management & resource management (
sporadically since 2008
)



ERP & CRM

-

vTiger, SugarCRM, Salesforce, Daylight, Compiere, OpenBravo, Jira (
sporadically since
2008
)



CMS

-

Wordpress, Typo3, Prestash
op, OpenCart, Magento Community (
sporadically since 2006,
intensively since 2008
)



Online marketing

-

Engage, retain and convert customers, visitor behavior, web analytics, Piwik, Google
Analytics, Webmasters, digital PR, SEO, Google ranking factors, SEM, P
PC, e
-
commerce, email
marketing, etc. (
passively since 2008
)



Server & networking

-

Mac OS X, Linux, LAMP, IIS, virtualization, Virtuozzo, VMWare, OpenVPN, Cisco,
TCP/IP, NAT, TTL, MAC, iptables, ipchains, OSI model, DoS, MySQL injection, Csf & Lfd (
activel
y
between 2004 and 2008, then passively whenever needed
)



Key skills




Full LAMP stack development experience
-

front
-
end, back
-
end,
Google ranking factors

and SEO



Quality Assurance through Code Review



Ability to work under pressure



Resource Management (O
nshore and Offshore resources)



System Testing & User Acceptance Testing (UAT)



Good problem solving, interpersonal, persuasive skills



Good communication, business analysis, budgeting, project planning skills



Risk Management
, Stakeholder Management



Major a
chievements




Successfully completed the
Scrum Master

certification in 2013



Successfully run 2 micro
-
businesses offering software development and consulting services
-

one in UK,
one overseas



Successfully followed and applied
Google ranking factors (SEO)

si
nce 2008
-

chasing web lead
conversion



Successfully designed and delivered more than 30 comprehensive web products



Qualifications, education




ScrumAlliance certified
ScrumMaster

(2013)



Brainbench certified
Cisco Certified Network Associate

(CCNA, 2009)

BOGDAN CIOCOIU

SE6 4PN, London, UK

+44 (0)785 715 1348, +44 (0)759 211 0843,
bogdan.ciocoiu@pmunit.com
,
bogdan.ciocoiu@bogdans.co.uk
,
www.bogdans.co.uk


4



Bachelor of Economics

(Spiru Haret College, 2009)



Cisco certified
Cisco Certified Network Associate

(CCNA, 2008)



LEC certified Senior PHP Web Developer (2008)



LEC certified Senior Web Front
-
end Developer (2008)




Training courses on business economics, bus
iness law, international business,
managing activities and
people
, marketing for services,
practical marketing applications
, researching business information
-

UCB
(2010
-
2012)



Training course on
general business management

-

Gateway Association (2010)



Trai
ning course on commercial & international law
-

Dimitrie Cantemir University (2010)



Training course on Java development (2007)



Training course on Microsoft database management (2007)



Personal




Clean driving license (A and B categories)



Other languages: S
panish; studying Arabic



Hobbies and interests: bridge, poker, pool, snooker, boxing, super
-
sport motorbikes and psychology
BOGDAN CIOCOIU

SE6 4PN, London, UK

+44 (0)785 715 1348, +44 (0)759 211 0843,
bogdan.ciocoiu@pmu
nit.com
,
bogdan.ciocoiu@bogdans.co.uk
,
www.bogdans.co.uk


5

LARGE PROJECTS


Content copied from:
http://www.bogdans.co.uk/th
e
-
portfolio/all
-
projects/
. Verbs are being used at plural form
because there were 3rd party contractors involved for
content copywriting

and
design creation
. I did all the
development along with the SEO.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/central
-
office
-
of
-
information
-
coi
-
number
-
10/

2012

Back
-
end development on WordPress framework including plugin design and integration, theme
management but also unit testing
and system integration testing.

Project took place in London in 2012 and used PHP, HTML, CSS and jQuery main technologies.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/billington
-
cartmell/


20
12

Front
-
end development in HTML5 and CSS3; back
-
end on LAMP


OOP; social networking integration
(Facebook and Twitter API)


summer of 2012 in London.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/bd
-
n
etwork/

2012

Comprehensive set of development services including front
-
end (HTML, CSS and jQuery), back
-
end (PHP
OOP, WordPress, Typo3 or Zend MVC), search engine optimization or search engine marketing along with
project management.

Technical requirement
s included:

-

HTML5, CSS3, JQuery


front
-
end development


-

PHP OOP and various CMSs and frameworks (WordPress, Drupal / Zend / YII) for back
-
end development

-

Implementing Google ranking factors within existing websites (considering Panda and Pinguin updates)


for the online marketing purposes

-

Strategy and consulting over the development process, workflow improvements, documentation, SoW,
advising services for the entire product development life cycle.

Delivered on various projects including Nintendo Mario Kar
t 7, Ooberstock, Virgin Media, Heinz, Novus
Leisure, Coke or HeatTech.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/coca
-
cola
-
bond
-
skyfall/


2012

Front
-
end development


micro
-
site launched

with the Skyfall


Bond movie event.

Technical solution was involving HTML5 and CSS3


all static pages


cross
-
browser / cross
-
platform
validation, W3C, full semantics, state
-
of
-
the
-
art deliverables ready to be integrated as iframes within Coke’s
main fr
amework.

Project was delivered through BD Network digital agency in London, UK


Q2
-
Q3 of 2012.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/farmexpert/


<=2010

Typo3 both front
-
end and back
-
end develo
pment for Romania’s pharmaceutic leader. Technologies used:
HTML, CSS, jQuery, PHP, LAMP, RSS, CSV, XML.

Complex web services were also created for sync purposes between various points of sale and the main
web site database.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/mr
-
charger/

2010
-
2012

Prestashop deployment for non profit small company in Birmingham, including theme design, product import


both front
-
end (HTML, CSS and jQuery) and back
-
end (PHP OO
P and Smarty) were used, search engine
optimization factors implemented, training and mentoring staff, market research and competitor evaluation.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk
/portfolio/nintendo
-
customer
-
service
-
centre/


2012

Nintendo MK7 micro
-
site build and maintenance


both front
-
end (HTML, CSS and jQuery) and back
-
end via
OOP PHP, MySQL database design and normalisation. Frameworks used


Drupal and WordPress.

Project pla
nning, scoping and managing long term search engine optimization campaigns for official
Nintendo Customer Service Centre web site, staff training, web analytics and web / SEO audits performed
over competitor web sites.

BOGDAN CIOCOIU

SE6 4PN, London, UK

+44 (0)785 715 1348, +44 (0)759 211 0843,
bogdan.ciocoiu@pmunit.com
,
bogdan.ciocoiu@bogdans.co.uk
,
www.bogdans.co.uk


6


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/renault/

<=2010

Mass newsletter campaign performed for Renault Romania consisted from front
-
end design and built, cross
-
browser testing, Quality Assurance using technologies such as HTML and CSS.

Project delivered via Kondiment Interactive


Bucharest digital agency.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/six
-
degrees
-
international/

2013

WordPress customisation along with fr
ont
-
end (HTML, CSS and jQuery) and back
-
end development


PHP


testing and integrating WP plugins, theme setup and tweaking also required.

Project delivered via Push Studios


London creative agency.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/tbi
-
vision/

2013

Lightweight front
-
end development (HTML, CSS and jQuery) on short term project


customising already
built landing page, based on customer requirements. Built from scratch content management sys
tem.

Project delivered via Push Studios


London creative agency.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/nanochem/

<=2010

Full set of technical services from system administration up to web site de
velopment


both front
-
end (HTML,
CSS and jQuery), back
-
end (OOP PHP) and search engine optimization techniques


using frameworks
such as WordPress or Typo3.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio
/flixmedia/

2012
-
2013

Zend MVC development on both ends (controller and viewer). Running bug tracking software in order to fix
compatibility issues or perform business change requires.

Technologies used: HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, various JavaScript libraries,
Zend, OOP and PHP


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/cez
-
group/

<=2010

Typo3 deployment with both front
-
end (HTML, CSS and jQuery), back
-
end and search engine optimization
for international cu
stomer.

Project also required building a full set of automation tools and back
-
end user management for company
employees.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/hollywood
-
multiplex/

<=20
10

Both front
-
end and back
-
end LAMP development, Typo3 framework coding, custom extension development,
building custom modules such as fidelity point automation, online booking, account management or smart
notification systems.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/eurosic/

<=2010

LAMP hosting setup and maintenance, including network services such as filtering packets via iptables /
ipchains or specific servers such as Samba, FTP, Sendmail for massi
ve email queues.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/sushimania/

<=2010

Typo3 framework with both back
-
end and front
-
end development converted into an e
-
commerce platform,
optimised, cross
-
pla
tform, multi
-
browser, with search engine friendly features.

The content management system was also providing customer resource management features and logistic
monitoring tools for delivering purposes.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/tiger
-
tiger/

2012

Front
-
end development consisted from HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery


multi
-
layer and multiple jCarousel
instances within the same layer.

BOGDAN CIOCOIU

SE6 4PN, London, UK

+44 (0)785 715 1348, +44 (0)759 211 0843,
bogdan.ciocoiu@pmu
nit.com
,
bogdan.ciocoiu@bogdans.co.uk
,
www.bogdans.co.uk


7

Project was delivered through BD Network


London.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/the
-
chameleon
-
bham/

2011
-
2012

Network management and system administration services for one of the largest restaurant located in the
centre of Birmingham. Ser
vices included full OSI model administration


from Layer 1 to Layer 7, building
backup and restore procedures and supporting the staff remotely or on site.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfoli
o/scotty
-
brand/

2011
-
2012

WordPress front
-
end and back
-
end development


compatibility checks


cross browser


cross platform
along with Facebook and Twitter integration. Project was delivered via BCL in London


short term delivery


core technologies b
eing HTML5, CSS3 and LAMP.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/ooberstock/

2012

Front
-
end development on custom CMS


cross
-
browser compatibility, CSS3, JQuery, HTML5


back
-
end
consisted from

a basic LAMP environment. Project was provided by BD Network London digital agency.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/apxendex/

2011
-
2012

Project design, management and integration


porting
from an existing Typo3 CMS to a WordPress
framework, integrating HTML5 and CSS3 components, web services, MVC frameworks, Ajax technologies.

The project also included connecting the .NET core with the LAMP environment, therefore buffer
technologies had to
be used. Project lasted 9 months


both London and Nottingham.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/christian
-
democratic
-
national
-
peasants
-
party/

2009

Project’
s main objective was to promote PNTCD Romanian political party throughout the country and secure
the available seats within the European Parliament for the group’s main public figures.

Project lasted ~6 months, it required various resources and complex str
ategies to be designed and
implemented in order to achieve our target and deliver it within time and on budget.

-

Visual identity design & integration

-

Software development for web technologies (front
-
end and back
-
end)


WordPress framework was used


Online m
arketing


various instruments such as SEO, PPC, banner
-
exchange, link
-
exchange, strategic
partnerships

-

Standard marketing


from DTP operations and banner design up to marketing strategy planning &
management

-

Inbound and outbound call centres setup


up t
o 15 operators connected 8am to 8pm


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/belciu
-
jambori/

<=2010

We’ve delivered a complete set of visual services


corporate identity design and integration
, web site built
(front
-
end, back
-
end and search engine optimization over WordPress CMS), print services for stationaries,
business cards, leaflets and A5/A4 white papers or similar.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/bucharests
-
police
-
department/

<=2010

We have delivered web software development services, HTML, CSS, jQuery based on LAMP environments
with WordPress framework being used. We have also introduced SEO and had tra
ined personnel to perform
the content copywriting and content publishing by considering Google friendly factors.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/heattech
-
uniqlo/

2012

We have delivere
d newsletter integration services for via BD Network London (digital agency). QA performed
via limbus.com where we’ve tested the front
-
end (HTML & CSS) with 20+ browsers and email clients.


http://
www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/herald/

2010
-
2011

BOGDAN CIOCOIU

SE6 4PN, London, UK

+44 (0)785 715 1348, +44 (0)759 211 0843,
bogdan.ciocoiu@pmunit.com
,
bogdan.ciocoiu@bogdans.co.uk
,
www.bogdans.co.uk


8

YII back
-
end development through Turn90 Birmingham startup digital agency. MVC framework involved
OOP PHP coding but also HTML, CSS and jQuery throughout the viewer files. YII is a lightweight version of
Zend
with a controller web editor.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/neagoie
-
goran/

<=2010

Both front
-
end and back
-
end development


Typo3 integration with custom framework code writing consis
ted
from a minimal customer management system functionality. Front
-
end contained HTML, CSS and jQuery.
Back
-
end was made from OOP PHP5.


http://www.bogdans.co.uk/portfolio/push
-
studios/

2013

Project management and WordPress development


both front
-
end and back
-
end


Q1 2013


SE London


coding standards, W3C, documenting, Agile, Scrum methodology, scoping and planning


LAMP, HTML,
CSS, JQuery and SEO.

WordPress performance consisted from t
heme, plugin and widget development and specific framework
coding.