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Fernando Tessmann

Front-end, PHP and WordPress Developer

I’m a lead/senior front-end, PHP and WordPress developer with 10 years of experience.

Experience working for the second biggest media company from Brazil (5 years), with my own web studio (3.5 years) and since March 2016 for abroad web agencies (Canada and South Africa).

Extensive experience coding WordPress themes and plugins from scratch. Back-end (dashboard, templates, filters, actions, customizer, custom post types, custom taxonomies) and front-end (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Sass).

Extensive experience coding complex websites and systems using JavaScript, jQuery and PHP OOP.

Monthly supporting ActionAid and Médecins Sans Frontières.

Website proudly powered by WordPress. Free and open source theme and content plugin: nandotess resume and nandotess resume extra content.

Relevant Skills

Front-end

JavaScript
HTML
CSS
Sass
jQuery
Bootstrap

Back-end

LAMP
WordPress
Smarty
CodeIgniter

Dev

Bower, Gulp, Composer
Responsive Web Design
SPA
SEO
High Performance Web Sites

Work Experience

Senior Front-end and WordPress Developer

LightSpeed Development

Cape Town, South Africa (remote)

June 2016 - Present

Code WordPress themes and plugins. Update/maintain products. Provide support. Skills: LAMP, WordPress, JavaScript/jQuery, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, Sass, Gulp.

Front-end and WordPress Developer

Themify

Toronto, Canada (remote)

March 2016 - June 2016

Code WordPress themes and plugins. Update/maintain products. Provide support. Skills: LAMP, WordPress, JavaScript/jQuery, HTML5, CSS3.

Co-founder and Lead Developer

SantoPixel Design & Code

Porto Alegre, Brazil (remote)

October 2012 - March 2016

Code WordPress themes and plugins. Update/maintain products. Provide support. Skills: LAMP, WordPress, JavaScript/jQuery, HTML5, CSS3.

IT Manager

Convertiva Mobile Marketing

Porto Alegre, Brazil

May 2012 - June 2013

Code CodeIgnter sites. Update/maintain products. Provide support. Skills: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery, LAMP, CodeIgniter, Memcached, Apache Solr.

Lead Developer

RBS Group

Porto Alegre, Brazil

May 2010 - May 2012

Technical lead, web analyst and front-end developer (JSTL, XSL, JavaScript/jQuery).

Senior Web Developer

RBS Group

Porto Alegre, Brazil

March 2007 - May 2010

Front-end developer (JSTL, XSL, JavaScript).

Web Developer

SulSoftware Systems

Novo Hamburgo, Brazil

August 2006 - February 2007

UI designer, web standards developer (XHTML, CSS) and ASP programmer.