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Iliya Georgiev

I'm a Full-Stack Developer, Team leader, Rocket scientist

About Me - Iliya Georgiev

I am Iliya Georgiev, a Full-stack web developer based in Amsterdam with more than seven years in the industry. This experience gave me the opportunity to be a part of some challenging projects and helped me grow in the professional and personal aspects. I believe that a great developer cultivates a wide range of skills. These include creativity, aesthetics, and an eye for user experience, but most importantly, the ability to share your knowledge with the rest of the world. Moreover, I am a proactive human being who loves to explore the world in his ways. I am eager to learn new things and solve different challenges.

120+

Projects completed

75+

Project leader

50+

Satisfied clients

5

Awards & Certifications

Technologies I use daily

HTML5
CSS3
JavaScript
Php
BootStrap
jQuery
React
Laravel
Sass
Gulp
WebPack
WordPress
Docker
Nginx
Node.js
Apache

Experience

August 2021 - Present

Lead Web Developer

Loyall B.V.

Feb 2019 - August 2021

Lead Web Developer

Site.nu (rebranded to Loyall B.V.)

As a Lead Developer, I oversee most of the projects in the company. This position comes with a handful of responsibilities. While handling the management side of the job -discussion with clients, separation of tasks, and scheduling, I also need to work on the production and help the rest of the team. Daily, to perform my tasks, I need to use a critical way of thinking to solve the problems that my team and I encounter. We are currently working on custom web solutions, such as single-page applications - SPA, building APIs, and data integrations.

Skills learned: Streaming build system - Webpack, Gulp, ECMAScript6(ES6), Express.Js, Gatsby.Js, PHP8, React Hooks, Docker, TypeScript, NodeJS, Python, Django, Data Integrations, Custom API building, Single Page Application(SPA), Progressive Web Applicaitons(PWA), ClickUp

Feb 2018 - Feb 2019

Medior Web Developer

Aug 2017 - Feb 2018

Junior Web Developer

WeConnect B.V.

At WeConnect, I started as a Junior developer, but I quickly earned the trust of my manager and got promoted to Medior developer. I had the opportunity to be a project manager of a lot of challenging projects. Some of them includes building Warden - custom time tracking software, Verkeer & Meer, Municaplity of Sudwest-Fryslan and became part of the OpenWebConcept (OWC) project - a common project between municipalities in the Netherlands.

Skills learned: SCSS, ECMAScript5(ES5), BootStrap, jQuery, React, Laravel, PHP7, Plesk, WordPress Plugin/Theme development, Manage Ubuntu based systems, Jira, Confluence, BitBucket, GitLab

Sep 2015 - Feb 2016

Junior Web Developer

Wibs Digital

As a Junior Web Developer, my job was to create e-commerce sites from scratch using CMS or to modify and edit already existing web sites.

Skills learned: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, PhpMyAdmin, WordPress, OpenCart, Magento, SEO, Adwords, GitHub

Jun 2014 - Jul 2015

Junior Web Developer

Kapchitsa LTD

Developed a website(e-commerce) from scratch. Took care of the SEO of the site and the web reputation of the firm. After 9 months we hit 1st page on Google and more than thousands of likes in Facebook.

Skills learned: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, PhpMyAdmin, WordPress, WooCommerce, SEO, Adwords, On-Page Optimization, Link Building, Local SEO

Education

2020 - present

Master Information Studies - Master of Science

University of Amsterdam

Track Information Systems

The Information Systems track includes courses that are connected to the way people are interacting with computers. It is related to the smart systems that we interact with every day without even thinking about it.

Current GPA: 7.9 out of 10

Thesis topic: End-to-end Acronym Expander System for Bulgarian language

2015 - 2019

Computer Science - Bachelor of Science

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The Bachelor of Computer Science gave me a really good base of development, algorithms, logic, and data structures. The minor that I did in Artificial Intelligence gave me a good perspective on topics such as Machine learning, NLP, and neural networks.

GPA: 6.9 out of 10

Minor: Artificial intelligence

Thesis: Designing an intuitive dashboard for limiting sedentary lifestyle at the workplace: a qualitative study

2014 - 2015

Software Engineering

Soft-Uni Bulgaria

Followed a private software university on the side of my secondary school. I Had to drop out because of relocation for the bachelor study.

Topics covered: Introduction to Programming (C#), Web Development (HTML, CSS), Databases (MySQL, SQL, Oracle), JavaScript Applications, Php Basics and others.

2010 - 2015

Secondary School

"Akademik Kiril Popov" High School Of Mathematics

GPA 5.8 out of 6

Focused studies: Mathematics and Information Technologies

How I talk with computers

JavaScript
Php
Java
C#
DArt
Python
TypeScript
MySQL

Skills

Professional skills

Leader, Team worker, Communicative

Critical thinker, Problem solver, Able to handle stress

Self-confident, Open to learn new tech, Highly motivated

Languages

Bulgarian - native

100%

English - Full professional proficiency

90%

Dutch - Elementary Proficiency

10%

The rest

Awards

TNW T500 member

Chosen for the top 500 people under 26 by the The Next Web conference for 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Contribution to Mathematics

Awarded by the local mayor for contribution to Mathematics in the municipality.

Free time

Catch up with friends

No matter how busy your life may seem to be, there is always time for a couple of beers with a friend.

Fifa lover

Choose your best team and challenge me..

Figuring out rocket science

Love to explore new skills and figure out new technologies

Technologies I use daily

HTML5
CSS3
JavaScript
Php
BootStrap
jQuery
React
Laravel
Sass
Gulp
WebPack
WordPress
Docker
Nginx
Node.js
Apache

Get In Touch

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