Vladimir Fishchenko

Freelance Magento Developer

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Specialised on Magento since 2010.
Main qualification is back-end PHP developer while front-end is only when required.


Web Developer, Self-Employed; Remote – 04/2012–Present

Got the experience of working with many APIs like ERPs, payment gateways and shipping services. Started to do more front-end work and use some tools like sass and gulp. Worked on many projects, where some were ongoing and constantly enhanced. Integrated some A/B tests. Created SaaS to improve search and cross-sell in Magento. Started code-reviewing other team members. Got an experience of setting up continuous integration solutions.

Web Developer, Oggetto Web; Taganrog, Russia – 02/2010 - 03/2012

Started with highly customised Wordpress, continued with Zend Framework 1.* project and then ~5 projects on Magento 1.*. During this job, I got a big experience of working with Magento, understanding how to make applications work faster, learned teamwork, agile / scrum, good code style, how to write unit tests and work with continuous integration.


South Federal University; Taganrog, Russia – Bachelor of Computer Science, 2012

Education was mostly about system engineering (e.g. computer hardware design and programming micro controllers). It also included low and hi-level programming skills in Pascal, Assembler and C++. As an elective, I learned Web Development and C# for Windows and the Web.
I was a member of Ufologists team, a university team in computer security games (CTF), and participated in final stages of RuCTF 2011 and iCTF.


Zend Certified PHP 5.3 Engineer

IELTS - score 6.5


PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bash, XML, YAML, Agile, Scrum, Unit Testing, Code Reviewing,
Git, Git Flow, Composer, Gulp, Sass, Less, NPM, Bower,
jQuery, PrototypeJS, AngularJS,
Nginx, Apache, Jenkins,
Magento, Wordpress, Zend Framework, Yii