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Profile of Gero N.

Gero N. Full-Stack Developer
6 years experience Bulgaria
Availability: Full time and part time
40.00$ /hr
HTMLJavaScriptjQueryMySQLPHPReact NativeRESTSCSSWordPress

Gero is a full-stack developer from Bulgaria specializing in the WordPress environment. His career as a web developer and solutions architect began in 2016 when he built eCommerce and media solutions. His expertise soon expanded into developing Online Casino Solutions from A to Z, with custom-developed gamification platforms and proven customer satisfaction. Gero’s newest frontier is developing products in the fintech sector. He excels as a valued team member and an inspirational team leader.

 

 

EXPERIENCE 

 

Credissimo | September 2020 – Present

Web Development Team Lead

As a WEB Development Team Lead, Gero’s days are usually split into two equally important parts.

 

Team Management and Coaching:

At the beginning of each day, his team has dedicated time for a Q&A session related to development projects. After the general meeting, they have a specific time frame committed to each crew member where Gero’s coaching knowledge comes in handy.

 

Hardcore Development, a.k.a. Express Delivery:
The FinTech world is a very dynamic niche. The team has to be very flexible to deliver all planned innovations at the given deadlines. Of course, each crew member is chosen uniquely by our rigorous screening process. However, they are not robots, and sometimes even the best can use a pair of extra hands! Here, Gero’s Senior Full Stack expertise comes in handy.

 

Quote of success: “Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.”

 

Gero’s | June 2016 – Present

Solutions Architect & FullStack Developer

Gero’s career as a WEB Developer and Solutions Architect started in 2016. Back then, he built eCommerce and media solutions for his clients. By the time the variety of clients has grown. He began to build Online Casino solutions from A to Z with custom-developed gamification platforms and proven customer satisfaction. Gero’s currently developing and spreading his knowledge in the FinTech world with extensive research and analysis of the financial market, making the best of each opportunity!

 

NS Media Group | April 2020 – May 2020

WordPress Developer

 

Credissimo | September 2020 – Present

Senior Front-End Developer

At Credissimo, Gero’s started as a Senior Frontend Developer, but by the time and the type of challenges that he met, he switched back to his Full-Stack profile. He worked on the public products UIs, back-end algorithms, and REST connections with different services.

 

DevriX | July 2019 – September 2019

WordPress Developer

 

POLARICA LTD | January 2017 – July 2019

FullStack WordPress Developer and R&D Manager

Starting in Polarica 3 years ago was an attractive new opportunity. With time challenges grew from LP, mailers & basic WordPress websites to the entire Online Gaming Platform. He started to build their platform and frameworks entirely based on WordPress, implementing unique REST APIs back then and connecting their WP end to the games provider systems.

 

A few months later, the team’s delivery has grown, and with it, the team grew as well. With this change, Gero was promoted to R&D Manager, and now he’s leading the Creative & Development team of Polarica.

 

Make sure all of the projects will be delivered on time, things will go smoothly, and in the end, everyone will be happy.

 

As an R&D manager, his job was to help the team understand tasks, check them, and join the Dev & Design team to deliver the final product faster. His Full-Stack Development backbone history helped immensely with the different issues while developing a new product.

 

WordCamp Sofia | November 2017

WordCamp Sofia 2k17 Speaker

WordCamps are one of the most incredible things about the WordPress community!

At WordCamps can meet with a lot of great and inspiring people from all over the world.

In 2017 Gero had the enormous joy to join their speaker’s team!

https://2017.sofia.wordcamp.org/wcsof17-introducing-gero-nikolov/

 

WordCamp Utrecht | November 2017

WordCamp Utrecht 2k17 Speaker

WordCamps are one of the best things around the WordPress community!

 

This year I’m glad that the organizers of WordCamp Utrecht decided to join me for their very first conference.
The topic was “How to Beat the Burnout problem?”, the people were great, and the whole experience was amazing. Not just for me, but the people in the hall also!

 

Check the speaker resume here: https://2017.utrecht.wordcamp.org/programma/sprekers/
(Ctrl + F || CMD + F) => Gero Nikolov

 

Advent Group (Official) | August 2016 – January 2017

WebMaster

 

Blogy.co | December 2014 – November 2016

PHP Developer / Design lead / Co-Founder

Gero’s job in Blogy is based on the entire project development, from the beautiful animations in the front-end to the fast algorithms in the back-end scene.

 

DevriX Ltd. | July 2015 – June 2016

Junior WordPress Developer

 

 

EDUCATION 

 

TUES | 2011 – 2016

Bachelor’s degree, Computer Engineering

Working on school projects and different kinds of school activities

 

Technical University Sofia | 2016 – 2017

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Software Engineering

Activities and Societies: PHP, WordPress, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, C

 

 

CERTIFICATION 

 

Google Code-In 2014

He has participated in Google Code-in 2014