Andres (Patxi) Pierce

Frontend Programmer

Info:

Full name Andres Pascal Pierce Becker.

Place of birth Austin, Texas, USA.

Date of birth 15th of Noviember, 1983.

Nationalities U.S.A. / Chilean / Spanish.

Marital status Single.

Current Location Oporto, Portugal.

Language skills:

  • EnglishNative

  • SpanishNative

  • PortugueseIntermediate

  • FrenchBasic

Experience:

PatxiPierce.com March '11 to Now

Self-Employed developer and designer

Freelance, contractor and agency work. Plugins, add-ons, mostly for Wordpress, Woocommerce, Prestashop, or other open source solutions. Theme development and design realization. Creative scripting solutions, using web scraping, MVC development.

Hi-media October '10 to January '11

Trafficker in performance marketing

Optimizing user tracking technology in different web environments, ad media/rich media manipulation. The maintenance and tracking of different commission models (PPS, PPC, PPL).

ZANOX March '09 to November '10

Technical Sales Engineer

Implementation of tracking technology in diverse online environments and devices, ad media and sale operation management. The maintenance and tracking using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), API or Web Service development and the eventual Ad Media design or technical improvement.

MIVA Media March '06 to September '08

Implementation technician

Setting up contextual adds in several editorial web pages. Working with several server side scripting languages such as ASP, PHP and JavaScript (including several libraries an frameworks), databases and markup languages.

Freelancer January '06 to February '06

Web Developer

Self-Employed Creation, development, positioning and maintenance of web pages. English / Spanish translation of real estate and legal documents.

Xerberos S.L. November '04 to December '05

Intern - Web Developer

PHP programmer, design and development of the site. Image and audio manipulation on different media. Network maintenance, setup, surveillance, and repair. Apache setup and configuration in *nix type systems.

Training:

  • November '04 – December '04

    Open Source Network Operation, Xerberos.S.L. Madrid, Spain.

  • May '03 – October '03

    Advanced photography course. UCV, Caracas, Venezuela.

  • March '93 – December '01

    Colegio Rubén Darío, Santiago, Chile.

Interests and notes:

I'm interested in language, nonverbal communication, natural language processing, semiotics, cybernetics, cryptography, data compression, artificial intelligence, neural networks, mathematics and brutalism.

Knowledge:

Job titles

Programmer

Software Developer

Frontend Developer

Web developer

Web Administrator

Data Scientist

Skills

SEO

Online Marketing

Debugging

Frontend Development

Command Line

Programming languages

JavaScript

PHP

Python

MariaDb (MySQL)

Databases

MySQL

SQLite

SQL

Paradigms

Multitier Architecture

DevOps

Software Engineering

Object Oriented Programming

Software Versioning

UI Design

User Experience Design

Responsive design

Test Driven Development

Agile software development

Waterfall

Social skills

Teamwork

Decision Making