Meet Softescu's Team
Find out more about those who bring your projects to life
Adrian is a backend developer, specialized in custom modules development. As a backend developer, Adrian worked for EPALE, Snesup, Educasto (Terolink), SealedAir (iCapture), all projects on Drupal 7. On Drupal 8, his projects include Tate &Lyle and the SealedAir SEEForms project. Certifications and Drupal versions: Adrian worked mostly with Drupal 7 and now he works mainly with Drupal 8.
With a kick for IT and an international career in an NGO, starting Softescu was a natural decision for Adrian. He is now managing sales for the entire team, making sure that the development pipeline is full of interesting and exciting projects. His super power is the power of Softescu's team - all the powers combined! or something like this. You can connect with him via LinkedIn.
Senior Drupal Developer
Alexandra Colbeanu is our talented graphic designer. She has an MA Design and is proficient in Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, After Effects, Animate and Muse. In her freelance years, she became a specialist in logo and identity design. As design projects, she worked for the ING internal brochure and for some of the Softescu branded visuals. She has also worked for the website design of the Softescu shop website and of the SealedAir GOAT project.
Alex is a Backend developer, specialized in custom modules development and Services. For SealedAir, he implemented the Partner Portal custom installation profile that allows customers to set up a website with a certain structure, designed to help them show their relevant information. Another feature created by Alex for this project is a module that automatically generates .pdf documents with Drupal. So far, he has mostly worked with handling data stored on different websites.Technologies: PHP MySQL, CSS, LESS, GIT, JQuery, HTML, AJAX.
Mobile Apps Developer
Andrei is an iOS developer specialized in App building. His experience includes game design, educational & utility apps, projects that use the iOS external accessory Framework and Serial device communication. He has experience with App Store App Publishing and with Enterprise App Distribution, as well as with cross-platform mobile development: Unity2D for game development, Xamarin app development. He uses both objective-c and Swift 3 as programming languages for iOS Dev and C# for cross development apps.
Frontend Team Leader
Bogdan is a certified Drupal developer and Softescu's Frontend Team Leader. With Acquia, Bogdan has experience with the “Tate & Lyle” project where he developed 3 themes based on Bootstrap for Drupal 8, one of them with configurable options, all with SASS & responsive, has implemented accessibility options, animated menu, etc. Bogdan has implemented several Bootstraps components with the designs required by the client and has experience with JS-based animations. Drupal versions used: Drupal 6, 7 and 8.
Ciprian is a Computer Science graduate with a kick for Drupal. When he was hired, he had little experience with PHP, yet as the months and the project passes, he becomes more aware of Drupal and the Drupal community. Ciprian’s previous experience includes elements of Java, HTML, CSS, PHP, C++. So far, he worked both on backend & frontend. His projects include a Drupal migration from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7, as well as the frontend and the backend for smaller projects.
Ciprian is mainly QA Analyst, yet as months go by, he started learning how more and more about PHP and Drupal. As a QA Analyst, Ciprian worked for projects such as Ergio, Grampet, Humanistic, Softescu (shop), SealedAir (SEECharts, PPEU, SEEforms, iCapture), and EduCasto, Elix, Tate & Lyle. As a sitebuilder, he worked for Grampet, Humanistic, SealedAir SEEforms, Elix, Tate & Lyle. Technologies used: Net, SQL.
Senior Drupal Developer
Claudiu is a certified Backend developer, specialized in custom modules development. For the Tate & Lyle project his role was creating and updating the custom installation profile, finding solutions for the different issues that appeared on the website, and also the creation of custom modules for that specific project (Backend). Also for the same project, he did the backend for 3 themes based on Bootstrap for Drupal 8, with configurable options. For Acquia, he created the custom module for the ROI calculator that is currently used on the website. Backend SealedAir custom solutions and modules for the website.
Cosmin is a Backend developer, specialized in custom modules development and Services. His first Drupal project was “Concedii” (Romanian for "vacation"), a Drupal 7 vacation day custom management portal. Other technologies include C#, .NET Visual Basic. Drupal versions: Cosmin worked mainly with Drupal 7, but he started learning and discovering more about Drupal 8.
Florin was firstly hired as a QA Analyst, yet as months went by, he decided to embrace the Drupal community and started learning how to learn more about PHP and Drupal. Now he is a skillful Drupal developer. As a QA Analyst, Florin worked for projects such as Dirigent, Ergio, Grampet, Humanistic, Softescu, SealedAir (Portal, Workstream, SEECharts, PPEU, Partner Portal), Terolink and EduCasto. As a site-builder, Florin’s first project was an internal holiday planner platform built with Drupal 7. Drupal versions: Drupal 7 and Drupal 8.
UX/UI Lead Designer
Florin is our UX/UI Lead Designer. As main technologies used by Florin, we mention Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, Corel Draw. Florin worked for projects such as SealedAir: SEEforms and iCapture, Terolink and Softescu (Magento shop and Vacation platform). He also made the design for all the Softescu branded merchandise. As design projects, Florin did the ING internal brochure and the Vodafone internal campaigns & illustrations.
Florin is a Computer Science graduate, with a special interest in making the digital a better, bug-free world. Previously used technologies include Java, HTML, CSS, PHP and C++, making him a great QA for any type of project. In the Drupal world, he started with some sitebuilding tasks for projects such as JaCIC (on Drupal 7) or the SealedAir SEEForms (on Drupal 8), and now he is a Drupal Developer.
Gheorghe is our experienced DevOp Engineer. He was previously a SysAdmin on Windows, Mac & Linux, and has some experience with Virtualization with Xen & Hyper-V. He has some cloud experience with AWS & DigitalOcean. So far he used programming languages such as PHP, Bash Script or JS. Gheorghe is the missing link between developers and IT professionals, and he's the one in charge with our infrastructure working perfectly. Due to him, now our delivering speed has increased considerably.
Ioana comes from an International Business environment and has an MA in Management, so she is just the right person to be among our skillful project managers. She has an experience of over 5 years in the field of administration, management, and economy and is a specialist at maintaining the communication between the stakeholders of the project and the development team. With her, your projects are in very good hands.
Ioana is the one to call when having a Drupal 8 or a shopping problem. Ioana started with Magento, both 1.9 and 2.0. Then she switched to Drupal 8, being our first colleague that hasn’t started with Drupal 7. On Drupal 8 she is specialized in custom modules for the Sealed Air SEEforms project. Other technologies include REST Ressources, Configuration Management. As a backend developer, Ioana worked for the internal project “softescu.shop.ro”, as well as for the SealedAir SEEforms platform. Other technologies include C++ and QML, MySQL, PHP, HTML5
Director of Operations
Ionut Stan is an accomplished Acquia Certified Drupal Developer with more than 8 years of experience in Drupal development and more than 6 years of experience as an Information Architect. As Information Architect he has supervised the functional architecture of more than 100 sites developed by Softescu in the past 6 years. He is responsible for devising the architecture plan from content type creation, content template, and module architecture. His experience covers all major versions of Drupal.
Digital Marketing Advisor
Laura started as a communication, translation Communication studies and Social Media enthusiast. As a content manager, she creates targeted content to suit the needs of the website, to increase traffic and to create conversions. At Softescu she works as a digital marketing consultant. Her tasks include AdWords campaign implementation, the creation of targeted content, and the implementation of social media campaigns on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
Leonard is a Project Manager. Prior to that, Leonard was Account Manager for a pharma product with more than 120 customers where he managed the feature requests and support activities for the help desk support. He is specialized in both waterfall and scrum project management practices. Leo maintains the communication between the stakeholders of the project and the development team, manages the project tasks in our JIRA systems and organizes the daily scrums and weekly scrums review. So far, more than 30 Drupal projects were delivered successfully by Leo and his teams.
Senior Frontend Developer
Madalina is an experienced frontend developer and certified sitebuilder. Madalina has prior experience on Drupal 8 with a Bootstrap based theme developed with LESS on a site for the French market that helps hearing-impaired users to learn the sign language through online videos. She has implemented various customizations including photo galleries, JW player with custom styling according to design specs. Certifications and Drupal versions used: Madalina worked in the past with Drupal 7 and she is an Acquia Certified Site Builder.
Senior Drupal Developer
Max is a backend developer with an experience in custom modules development and services. Among his projects such as dev.acquia.com, Acquia Engage, Acquia, partners.acquia.com where he used SOLR/Marketo/Amazon S3 integration. Max is specialized in creating custom modules as well as performance optimization. An interesting project in Max’s portfolio is the ErgioProd, a project where Drupal was used as a general framework where IoT devices are used to manage the manufacturing process of a timber house factory. Max is an Acquia Certified Site Builder.
Mihai is a Computer Science graduate and a former IT Analyst, who, so far, has worked with Java, HTML, CSS, and PHP. He started as a member of Softescu’s QA team, and with a lot of work and determination, he then became part of the development team. His attention to details and capacity of analysis were put to test with projects such as SealedAir Partners Portal, JaCIC or SEEForms.
Mihai is a Computer Science graduate with some experience in Java, HTML, CSS, PHP. His little experience with PHP was compensated by his energy and the willingness to get inside the Drupal community and the Drupal World. A fast pace learner, Mihai has worked on a Drupal migration (from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7). Also, he worked both on the backend & frontend for local projects.
Customer Success Team Lead
Nicoleta is our Customer Success Team Lead. A lovely mother, Nicoleta is a Drupal developer since 2008. The projects are her babies from outside the house and she would do everything in her power to deliver to our customers in perfect shape. Nico is proficient in Drupal back-end development and has completed more than 360 tasks for medium and large Drupal projects. She's super powered with unlimited energy and enthusiasm.
Romeo comes from a business development/sales environment and has experience in the Telecom/ SofDev environment, where he worked with multinational teams and had international exposure to high-level decision factors. He is currently involved in multiple SealedAir cross-platform projects like custom-built company-wide mobile applications integrated with Drupal-based web development projects. Special ability: project juggler. Romeo may seem a bit scary at the beginning, but he's a sweetie. Yet, you don't want to delay those projects...trust us!
Sorina Hriban is a Computer Science graduate with a back in support and development for online banking Apps. Previously used technologies include JavaEE, C#, MySQL, PHP, HTML5. Now she is a Drupal 8 backend developer, specialized in custom modules, REST API, and Services. So far, she worked for the SeledAir SEEForms project, yet something tells us that this project will be the first among many others.
Backend Team Leader
Vasea is a Backend developer, specialized in custom modules development, REST Api, and Services. On Drupal 8 he did D8 Migrate API and is specialized in custom modules. Other technologies include REST Ressources, Configuration Management, SOLRAPI and SSO systems. As a backend developer, Vasea worked for some important projects such as NASDAQ Blog, NASDAQ Private Market, dev.acquia.com, BoxWorks and SolarHelp, Barnard University, etc.
Vlad Gorea is a Frontend Developer. Vlad is a Computer Science graduate. His resume includes technologies such as Java, HTML, CSS, PHP and C++. So far, he did some Drupal migrations (from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7), and he worked for several smaller internal projects for local customers.