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Full Stack Developer

Hi! I am Carlos, a passionate about technology.

Last years I focused on develop applications focused to Business and Industrial environment.

In constant search of new knowledge, I like to design and build almost anything.

Carlos Mestre

Competences
  • Systems and Networks
  • PHP
  • C++
  • Xcode (iOs)
  • Bash / Batch / Shell script
  • Javascript
  • MySQL
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • GIT
  • Appcelerator Titanium
  • Java
  • Windows / Mac / Linux
  • Microcontrollers and PCB design
Studies
  • UPV - Polytechnic University of Valencia
    OCT 2002 - JAN 2011
    TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEER

    Telecommunications Engineering, specialized in Networks

    I will highlight three things I learned at the University: It's easy for me to take any concept no matter how difficult or complicated as it may seem; I am able to develop any project that I could design and to implement perseverance, dedication and effort in every task, and not only in the ones that I find interesting.

  • AIT - Athlone Institute of Technology
    OCT 2007 - SEP 2009
    BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING

    Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Wireless Communications

    In Ireland I learned that there is not only one way to teach. Taht it is better to divide the ideas in easy and small concepts, even with risk of sounding simple. And that different languages ​​make you think differently. I learned more mathematics and programming in less time and with less effort in English than in Spanish

Languages
  • Native Spanish
  • Native Catalonian
  • English C1
  • German A2
Work experience
  • Inbenta Inc.
    JAN 2017 - JUL 2017
    DEVELOPER

    Inbenta improves self-service rates using a natural language processing search engine.

    Working with this team, I proved myself able to coordinate with big teams, and getting used to his workflows. This experience allowed me to assign a value to tag and divert tasks to specialists. I wasn't used, as usually I'm involved in the full development cycle

    Undoubtedly, the best of the experience has been the amazing partners, which I meet in this position

    • Inbenta product integration over client's solution
    • Search engine based on natural language recognition
    • Dealing with international clients
    • PHP, JS, jQuery, VUE
    • inbenta.org
  • appOgeo Europa S.L.
    OCT 2016 - DIC 2016
    BACKEND & iOS DEVELOPER

    appOgeo is a start-up developing a travel App

    With dynamic and ambitious spirit, appOgeo App allows to sort pics from our travels, and also suggest destinations, and be part of the reservation process.

    In this early stage, the company has a very dynamic philosophy, with common changes in specifications, requirements and objectives.

  • Duplex
    MARCH 2016 - JUN 2016
    DEVOPS

    I worked a short period for Duplex

    Duplex focuses on deliver marketing campaigns for first level clients.

    Duplex took me away from previous positions more technical in nature, and made me focus in delivering brushed and finished projects in time.

    Besides achieving the narrow timings for the summer campaign, my serious approach about the projects and planning did not fit with Duplex distended ambience.

    • Programming en PHP, Jquery, MySQL... LAMP environment
    • Marketing and advertisments
    • Amazon AWS
    • Photoshop and CSS Layouts
    • duplexmarketing.com
  • apeIT
    SEP 2013 - MARCH 2016
    SENIOR DEVELOPER

    I grow up at apeIT

    apeIT is a startup with an agile team, focusing on short cycles, agile and fast development. I have learned a lot devoting my full time to the different projects integrated in the same ERP.

    Living in Germany and Hungary allowed me to learn languages ​​and know different ways of solving situations, and live away from my family and friends has taught me to face many problems. Overall it has been an experience that cast me to evolve. If you are wondering why you are this CV even though my experience had been positive: Living for long time in countries wich languaje I don't master makes me feel isolated, and I reached a point where my pay is not consistent with my duties so I'm to contemplating alternatives.

    • Programming in PHP, jQuery, MySQL... LAMP environment
    • ERP development for corporate clients
    • Responsible for planning and mobile application development
    • Complete solution including IT and support
    • Frequent trips to clients factories
    • apeIT.co
  • Freelance
    JUN 2011 - SEP 2013
    JUNIOR WEB DEVELOPER

    My experience as freelance was pretty enriching

    Freelancing allowed me to do what I like best: design, and actually make those designs real while learning new technologies.

    I made several automation projects, web pages, blogs, profiles and online presence, consulting ...

    In addition, also was part of several startups, even did not become viable, that let me sharpen my teamwork skills and made me learn in areas I will not choose myself. Finally, an honest assessment of my business skills, and lack of a partner who would find adequate customers instigated me to seek work as an employee.

  • Games Valley
    SEP 2001 - OCT 2002
    OWNER AND MANAGER

    Most likely the best time of my life

    About to turn 18, I asked for a loan and got the transfer of a Video Games rental store. I changed the main business of sale/rental to a pay per hour schema on gaming machines. I Dealed with the public, had responsibilities, had money and played video games a lot. I do not know what else to ask for a job.

    • Evaluation of costs and benefits
    • Dealing with distributors: hardware, office material and games
    • Systems integrator
    • Business management: paperwork, banks, social security, contracts ...
    • Self employed
    • I had an employee for a period of 5 months
  • Others
    2010 ~ 2011
    TEACHER, IT...

    I do not like being bored

    Over the years I have had several irrelevant or short-term jobs. Although usually, performing technical functions not always had been the case. Relly liked to work as teacher: Not only do I enjoy teaching but my students have praised me on more than one occasion.

    • Private Teacher
    • Teacher at Sciences Information Center (Centro Ciencias Información S.L.)
    • IT technician Computer Support Valdelasfuentes (Soporte Informático Valdelasfuentes S.L.)
    • Waiter in train station Cafe
    • Dependent at freesh vegetables section, Carrefour
    • Kitchen helper
About me

I have skills that make me good with computers and/or programming.

I am intelligent, tolerant, curious, persevering and perfectionist.
I have attention to detail and aversion to failure.
I enjoy when I face new challenges.
I do not like to ask or need other people, but I love to get help when they realize that I need it.
I try to treat everyone as he/she treat other people.

Interests
  • Building Games
  • Video Games
  • Space Exploration
  • Science fiction
  • Table games
  • Cooking
  • 15 years of martial arts
  • Skiing, diving
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