Nick M.


497 dollar
10 years
Bucharest, ROMANIA

My experience


Self-EmployedJanuary 2016 - Present

Developing web apps from scratch while helping stakeholders better define their product, prioritize and move forward

▲ Web technologies – full-stack
▲ Understanding client needs, defining product requirements and plan product roadmap
▲ Creating wireframes and mockups for clients
▲ Designing product architecture for best performance and scalability
▲ Implementing fully featured products
▲ Maintenance for developed products
▲ Server configuration and deployment
▲ Securing APIs and using SSL encryption
▲ Worked with Node.js, Express.js, Angular, MongoDB, Bootstrap, CSS3, PHP, Wordpress

FinchZee CoFebruary 2016 - March 2017

FinchZee is a mobile app(both iOS and Android) that better connects people based on their behavior. It’s based on a real-time quiz game that tests people’s compatibility and delivers better matching.

 ▲ Validated idea using a smoke test that simulated the actual user experience
 ▲ Defining product, testing product assumptions and finding the best way to deliver in time
 ▲ Developed the MVP using Meteor.js and Ionic Framework
 ▲ Analyze customer feedback and analytics to define the product roadmap
 ▲ Configure server for deployment and testing

JuqsterSeptember 2014 - October 2016

Juqster ( is a music sharing platform where everybody can listen to music in real-time with people from all around the world and socialize in the same time. This was my first startup. I started it with two college friends, building it from scratch to 3000 registered users and 200 daily active users that spent in average 3 hours each day on our site.

▲  Designed the architecture of the system to best suit its real-time nature and worked alongside my two colleagues in implementing it
▲ Developing using the MEAN stack and web sockets via
▲ Designing and implementing the user interface using the latest technologies: HTML5, CSS3
▲ Using SASS as a CSS pre-processor to create more maintainable stylesheets
▲ Actively involved in customer discovery and customer development
▲ Analyzing data and planning future releases based on user feedback
▲ Creating product roadmap
▲ Managing team and maintaining deadlines
▲ Responsible for pitching Juqster on stage at the events we participated at
▲ Defining a business model that would fit both the company and the customers needs

PriceMetJune 2015 - December 2015

PriceMet is a “name your own price” site for restaurants, spas and other kind of services targeting the North America region

▲ Actively involved in validating the model via customer interviews
▲ Building the different iterations of the landing page
▲ Testing product assumptions with a smoke test by simulating product behavior
▲ Analyzing data and defining product features
▲ Developed the MVP using the MEAN stack(Mongo, Express, Angular, Node.js)
▲ Server configuration and deployment on Amazon EC2

Innovation Labs RomaniaMarch 2015 - May 2015

NuTeSupara is a modern waiter notification system that works directly from your phone. We participated with this project in the 2015 edition of Innovation Labs pre-accelerator program -

▲ Involved in customer discovery and customer development
▲ Discussing with restaurant owners, managers and waiters
▲ Gathering requirements for the product
▲ Designing the MVP
▲ Implementing the MVP alongside my two colleagues
▲ Focused on developing the hybrid mobile app for restaurants
▲ Worked alongside UX industry experts to create the best user experience and keep the product as simple as possible
▲ Managing team and maintaining deadlines
▲ Pitching product to investors

CegekaJuly 2013 - September 2014

Cegeka is a leading company in agile software development and that’s why I choose to work there, to get a firm grasp of the Agile Methodology both in theory and in practice

▲ Worked on an established project for NEC Corporation, targeting the global market. The project was built with ASP.NET, SQL Server and Javascript/jQuery on the frontend.
▲ Worked as a full-stack developer in an agile team with both local colleagues and people from the US
▲ Developed new features & did maintenance for existing ones
▲ Debugged and fixed production bugs
▲ Participated in Scrum meetings, sprint planning and sprint review meetings
▲ Initiated a reading group for learning Node.js
▲ Wrote a chat app at the end of the reading group to test newly acquired skills

Indaco SystemsNovember 2012 - July 2013

▲ Worked on an insurance platform built with ASP.NET, SQL Server and SOAP web services.
▲ Implemented the car fleet insurance system using the specifications given that significantly boosted the company’s sales.
▲ Added new methods to the web service
▲ Debugged and fixed issues on production server
▲ Implemented online payment methods
▲ Created SQL scripts to easily export structured data
▲ Created a tool for managers to be able to export data by themselves

Info WorldJune 2012 - September 2012

▲ Worked on defining a medical patient-specific application similar to Google’s Helpouts where every user can interact with a specialist on a domain.
▲ Creating mockups and pitching solution to management
▲ Developed a new module for the company's largest product - Hospital Management Solution - that offered a simplified version of handling and visualizing data as a timeline
▲Used ASP.NET MVC to develop the new module as a web application within the existent network-based desktop application

My stack

WordPress, Wireframes, UX, Team management, SSL, SQL Server, SQL, Socket.IO, SOAP, Scrum, Sass, PHP, Node.js, MVP, MongoDB, Mockups, Microsoft SQL Server, Meteor, MEAN Stack, LINQ, jQuery, JavaScript, iOS, Ionic, HTML5, HTML, Express.js, Entity Framework, Customer Development, CSS3, CSS, Bootstrap, ASP.NET Web API, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET, API, AngularJS, Angular, Android, Analytics, Agile Methodology, Agile