Attila Kiss

Curriculum vitae

Professional web developer

Personal details

attila(at)thewebwarriorz.com

International driving licence

Auckland, New Zealand

(+64) 0275-228-789

IRD 122-986-357

LinkedIn profile

Own car

CV Summary

Kia ora,

My name is Attila Kiss. I'm an optimistic and friendly IT guy who likes music, wine, films and animals. I also enjoy walking in nature.

I started to learn to program in 1992. By the end of 90's, I began repairing and assembling computers and installing operating systems for my friends. In 2000, in Hungary, I made my first website. In 2004, I established an IT company with my best friend, Viktor Vasvari (still my best friend). The company purchases, sells, repairs and refurbishes computers and laptops. I made my first e-commerce website in 2008 [HardwareDEPO.hu].

From 2013, I worked in web development for large Hungarian companies with 200,000+ visitors/day.

I am keen to improve my knowledge here in New Zealand and work towards improving my skills base. Thank you for taking the time to read my CV.

I look forward to meeting you for a coffee.

CV timeline

Summary of Education history

Summary of Work, Skills, and Attributes

  • from Aug 2014

    Lead web developer at HaziPatika.com

    Central Médiacsoport Zrt.

    Since Aug 2014, I am the main web developer for the HaziPatika.com group and I work together with a great team. The HaziPatika.com is the market leader health website in Hungary.

    I was responsible for a completely responsive site rebuild, continuous SEO improvements, coding and optimizing peformance in a heavy traffic multisite, more than 200,000+ visitors/day. I developed many admin functions, the functions that make it easier to create and organize content for site editors. I held Wordpress SEO presentations for company colleagues.

    Two example of my work:

    One of my favorite projects was the csodadoki.hu. This site I made for children to draw their favorite doctor and the visitors rate the drawings. I built the full backend system, and I help to configure the server to run it. I used the latest technologies Laravel 5, Rocketeer for deploying, GIT, Facebook API, Nginx.

    I am proud my work on eletmodvaltok.com. We made this "life change" portal in a short timeframe. My main responsibility is the coordinating of technical issues (Mobile APP - OAuth server - Wordpress user data synchronization), resolve any errors and build a strong and scalable API backend. Furthermore, I implemented a user login and register system based on OAuth technology. I proud of these project, because we finished on time, and with potential to update the system and implement new functions. But the best is, the users loved to use it.

  • from Aug 2014

    DevOps, Full Stack Developer at HaziPatika.com

    Central Médiacsoport Zrt.

    In the Hazipatika, I worked with Linux servers. Mainly, I resolved the technical issues, configuring the crontab and Apache web server, and made hot fixes.

    I worked at optimizing performance on the PostgreSQL / MySQL server, and make query optimizations in the source code. We did server upgrades, version updates and optimized performance.

  • Nov 2013 – Aug 2014

    Web developer at NlCafe.hu

    Sanoma Media Budapest Zrt.

    NLCafe.hu is the market leading women’s website in Hungary. I developed content management and custom admin functions( easy photo uploading system, receipt upload module and I implemented a brand new WYSIWYG editor with custom module) One of my big projects is the NLCafé responsive website upgrade. The whole frontend was rebuilt and I made many optimizations in a heavy traffic website with multiple frontend servers. I learned PHP OOP practices from my Senior colleague.

    I learned and implemented a lot of new technology, for example GIT, Bootstrap framework, CentOS. I also worked with the SEO team to maintain and improve the Google organic positions. Most often I used Google Analytics and webmaster tools to analyze site traffic and visitors behaviors. One of my own projects was the felpercesek.nlcafe.hu. This is an editor’s blog site based on Wordpress.

  • Mar 2004 - Dec 2016

    Owner, IT expert, web developer at HardwareDEPO.hu

    Zöldneon Kft. - Own company

    In 2004 I established an IT company with my best friend (still my best friend). We sold, refurbished and serviced used computers and laptops. We built custom support solutions, local networks and server management, repair computers and laptop hardware and software and make a full IT support for SME sector from the beginning. We always think about the customers and business partners.

    We developed multiple websites and made web hosting solutions for clients from 2006. I used various systems and programs, example QuickCMS and Photoshop. I built e-commerce solutions from 2008, I used a lot of different frameworks for it, like Magento, QuickCart. I also made CMS and CRM systems from 2010. I started using Drupal and Wordpress, with custom write modules.

    I helped my partners for business growth with internet marketing and SEO solutions. I used the Google Analytics, Google Webmaster, Google AdWords daily as tools for my work.

    Regularly I created sales newsletters, online - offline advertisements, Facebook fan page management, e-commerce website product upload and conversion development. From 2008 I attended business meetups, professional seminars and e-learning courses.

    Two example of my work:

    ImagineBP.hu is one of the best walking tours provider companies in Budapest. I made the full responsive website with some third party services integration (eg weather). I used WordPress CMS for common functions and I wrote modules to serve automatically the tours and special media types.

    NoiLet.hu is a personal life coach responsive website. Virag has a vision. She helps women find a greater life balance between worklife and the homelife. I created a nice website for her, based on Wordpress CMS.

  • 2003 - 2004

    BM Katasztrófavédelmi Oktatási Központ [Technician degree]

    Field Of Study Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician

    I spent my conscription in the disaster protection education center. In that time my main responsibility was IT support and computer repair for more than 100 computers and dozens of printers. Furthermore, I built a new education room with 20 computers and a local network.

  • 2000 - 2002

    Egressy Gábor Két Tanítási Nyelvű Szakgimnázium [Technician degree]

    Field Of Study Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

    In that time, I repaired and assembled computers, and installed operating systems for my friends. Our exam project was a computer controlled, 4 axis CNC electronics with stepper motors. I wrote the software and made a parallel port interface for that.

  • 2000

    In early 2000's I made my first website.

    Starting to learn HTML language.

  • 1990 - 2000's

  • 1998

    I embrace Internet technology and it started my new WWW era

  • 1996 - 2000

    Wesselényi Miklós Műszaki Szakközépiskola és Szakiskola [High School]

    Field Of Study Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician

    During my high school years, I was interested in electronics and computer hardware. I made small graphics demos (inspired by demoscene) and make computer music with FastTracker II. I made a lot of electronic circuits (amplifier, crossover, eq) and loudspeakers.

  • 1995

    I bought my first of Intel PC in this year.

    I also start to learn Microsoft Basic programming language.

  • around 1991

    Starting to learn programming

    My first computer was the Commodore 64. I started to learn how to program the Commodore. Two years later I created my first computer graphics. I figured out how to create and move custom sprites.

Skills

Experience in years

  • Computer Repair20+
  • HTML17+
  • Computer sales15+
  • Adobe Photoshop13+
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)13+
  • Web Design13+
  • JavaScript11+
  • PHP9+
  • SQL9+
  • Back-End Development9+
  • Front-end Development9+
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)9+
  • Google Analytics9+
  • Google Webmaster Tools8+
  • E-commerce8+
  • jQuery7+
  • System Administration5+
  • Search Engine Marketing (SEM)5+
  • WordPress5+
  • PhpStorm3+
  • Bootstrap3+
  • Linux Server3+
  • Agile Web Development3+
  • Heavy traffic website3+
  • GIT3+
  • SVN3+
  • Lead developer2+
  • Laravel2+
  • PostgreSQL2+
  • Rocketeer1+

Working status

I am able to work in New Zealand, I have a Work and Holiday visa. I am ready for taking permanent Work Visa and I would like to stay in this beautiful country.