Carlos Gonzalez, at your service!

18+ Years in Web Development• 100% Success Score on UpWork

CARLOS GONZALEZ

Website Developer • Local SEO • Marketing Strategist

I started my journey as a Website Developer when MySpace was only one year old, 2004! I’ve worked with local small businesses, growing my skill set into Social Media Marketing, Paid Advertising, and Consulting.

I’m currently available for full-time work (W2) or contract work (1099 via UpWork).

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Last Updated November 30, 2022

RESUME

Website Developer with almost 20 years of experience in custom coding, WordPress customization, writing, teaching, consulting, and project managing with agency experience. 

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Web Developer & Consultant | 2022 - Present

My main focus is on small businesses, non-profits, and startups. I work with business owners to help them establish a professional online (web) experience, in addition to assisting them in creating a Social presence in their particular marketplace.

WordPress Developer & Owner, Wild West Business Solutions | 2015 - Present

Owner of a Website Design and SEO agency that specializes in local community businesses and non-profits.

WordPress Developer, Decentral Publishing | 2021 - 2022

Contract position tasked to help build and maintain their custom website. Worked alongside a team of professionals that worked on the frontend and backend of the website.

Writer, Company Confidential | 2021

Contract position tasked to write about topics related to Website Design and Development. Articles consisted of Website Design, Hosting Providers, and other related topics. Worked with a team of editors to ensure a cohesive final product.

Freelance Website Developer | 2004 - 2015

My main focus is on small businesses, non-profits, and startups. I work with business owners to help them establish a professional online (web) experience, in addition to assisting them in creating a Social presence in their particular marketplace.

Chief Technology Officer, Lickety Park | 2014 - 2015

I was in charge of development of their front-end website with three different back-ends and connections to all necessary APIs (via RESTful Web Services). I also coordinated with all partner companies, and represented the technology side of the LicketyPark by attending events.

Web Design Professor, Platt College | 2010 - 2012

Comprehensive instruction in Website Development. Students were taught what was necessary to build successful websites using current industry standard software and programming languages. Topics on learning how to market themselves as Entrepreneurs were covered to give students necessary experience to apply for entry level positions. Duties also include updating the curriculum under supervision of the Dean of Education and researching modern teaching methods.

Specialist, United States Army 🇺🇸 | 1998 - 2004

Signal Support Systems Specialist: Responsible for supervising, installing, deploying, maintaining, troubleshooting, training, and assisting the General Purpose User with Programs of Record and Commercial off-the-shelf communications equipment. This was accomplished, as appropriate, within the Tactical Operations Center, Command Post, and multiple vehicle platforms.

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TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE

Knowing the tech is one thing. Knowing how to effectively use it in real world cases is an entirely different thing.

WordPress Platforms & Builders

Elementor • Divi • Oxygen • Pro • X

 

Lead Generation

Search Engine Optimization • Facebook Advertising • Email Marketing • Content Writing (Blogs)

 

Coding Experience

HTML • CSS • PHP • MySQL • Javascript

 

Design Platforms

Photoshop • Figma

 

Other Experience

Video Editing with Final Cut Pro

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IN THE PROCESS

This is what I’m the process of learning and my progress (more-or-less)

Motoko (Web3)

18%

Shopify (Liquid + Tailwind CSS + Store 2.0)

8%

React.js

4%

Node.js

0%

.Bubble (No-Code)

0%

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TESTIMONIALS & REVIEWS

I’ve helped many people over the years with business and technical consulting. This includes guiding people in starting their own business from scratch to helping choose the best technical solutions for their business.

Business Coaching

I’ve helped business owners navigate through the harsh waters of either starting their business or finding focus within it.

Technical Consultant

I know how to come up with solutions that are require out-of-the-box thinking.

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More Reviews

These reviews come from working with me through my agency

WordPress Development

Website Work

As a Developer, my focus is to find solutions to the problems one may have. I create these customized solutions that is typically not found out-of-the-box. 

Although my strength is not in design, I have the skill to find a quality templated design to customize for the needs of any business.

Moving Mountains Ministries Website

Moving Mountains Ministries

This is a non-profit that works with hospice nurses. 

This is a WordPress site that uses WooCommerce as it’s e-commerce platform. 

I added an auction feature to enable the owner to auction off items at his discretion.

Compass Educators Website

Compass Educators

This company started with specialized tutoring and academic coaching but through my guidance and demand they added homeschooling. 

This is a WordPress site that used a customized templated design.

Calvary Road Baptist Academy

This company offers premium private education at an affordable price. 

The website is built on WordPress that used a customized templated design.

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