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 various complex projects on Drupal 7. On Drupal 8, his projects included the implementation of an installation profile and the creation of an online custom form-creation service. Certifications and Drupal versions: proficient in Drupal 7 and 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. Website design, brochures, visual identity manuals, stickers...you name, Alexandra can do it for you!
Anamaria comes from a marketing and communication background. She had several jobs în retail and healthcare, which make her a sympathetic and customer-oriented asset for Softescu’s team. As years passed, she discovered a passion for frontend and decided to embrace a career în development. Known technologies include HTML, CSS, as well as Drupal 8 theming and sitebuilding.
Mobile Apps Developer
Andrei is an iOS developer specialized in App building. His experience includes game design, including the creation and the implementation of educational&utility apps, projects that use the iOS external accessory Framework and Serial device communication. He has worked with App Store App Publishing and with Enterprise App Distribution, as well as with cross-platform mobile development using Unity2D for game development, and Xamarin for app development. Andrei uses objective-c and Swift 3 as programming languages for iOS Dev, along with C# for cross development apps.
Frontend Team Leader
Ciprian has an eye for detail....nothing gets by this experienced tester. As a QA Analyst, Ciprian performs periodic quality system audits and process to verify and maintain the degree of implementation and suitability of the implemented system. He ensures compliance with regulatory requirements in accordance with customer requirements.
Senior Drupal Developer
Claudiu is a certified Backend developer, specialized in custom modules development. His specialty is finding solutions for the different issues that appeared on the custom-built websites. Among his previous work, we can find tasks such as creating and updating custom installation profiles, creating custom modules for specific projects. Active contributor, Claudiu also created a custom module for an ROI calculator. Versions used: Drupal 6, 7, 8 (Acquia Certified Drupal Developer)
Cosmin is a Backend developer, specialized in custom modules development and Services. So far, he developed a custom Drupal 7 vacation-day management portal. To this, we add a multitude of both local and international development projects. Other technologies include C#, .NET Visual Basic. Drupal versions: Cosmin used mainly with Drupal 7, but he started learning and discovering more about Drupal 8.
Team Leader - Quality Assurance & Audit
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 develops designs for technical, functional and business requirements to satisfy end-user mental models. He develops all the storyboards, mock ups, prototypes, and other design deliverables, that are then taken by developers and transformed into amazing digital products.
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++. He started as a great QA for any type of project, yet he decided to move more towards bug-solving than bug-reporting. In the Drupal world, he had mainly frontend tasks, completed by some sitebuilding on both Drupal 7 and Drupal 8.
George is a Computer Science graduate that just loves everything that has to do with frontend web-development. After years of experience în customer support and service desk, he decided to embrace his passion and to become a developer. He is a wonderful addition to Softescu’s frontend team, bringing his knowledge and his enthusiasm to all our project. Known technologies include CSS, HTML, PHP and his favorite CMS is Drupal 8.
Gheorghe is our skillful DevOp Engineer. He was previously a SysAdmin on Windows, Mac & Linux, and has experience with Virtualization with Xen & Hyper-V, AWS and 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 implemented a platform of custom form creation, as well as a system of machine data collection. Other technologies include C++ and QML, MySQL, PHP, HTML5
Director of Operations
Ionut Stan is an accomplished Acquia Certified Drupal Developer with more than 9 years of experience in Drupal development, along with more than 6 years 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 wisdom 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 worked 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 Sitebuilder.
Senior Drupal Developer
Max is a backend developer with an experience in custom modules development and services. In some of his projects, 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 a project where Drupal was used as a general framework for IoT devices used to manage the manufacturing process of a timber house factory. Max is an Acquia Certified Drupal Developer and has experience with Drupal 6, 7 and 8.
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 while doing sitebuilding and frontend tasks for local and international projects.
Mihai is a Computer Science graduate with a background in Java, HTML, CSS, PHP. Mihai was an active part in various Drupal migrations (from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7 especially). Also, he worked both on the backend & frontend for a multitude of local projects. Drupal Versions used: Drupal 6, Drupal 7 and Drupal 8.
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 has 10+ years experience with Product delivery/implementation and customer service in the software business. She 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 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 with cross-platform system and 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 complex projects, one of the most challenging being a platform that gathers data from machines to show them in a fully customizable interface. Vesea is an Acquia Certified Drupal Developer, and has experience on Drupal 7 and Drupal 8
Vlad Gorea is an important part of the QA team. 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.