Wales Goriola


Senior web development professional with over 10-year background in the web development and interactive media. With knowledge of VoIP, mobile app and facebook app.

Excellent, results-driven Web development professional with outstanding success leading a wide range of corporate and e-commerce developments while participating in planning, analysis, and implementation of solutions that elevate business objective. Strong innovative and creative design skills with a deep understanding of and experience with several platforms and technologies, including CSS responsive design, Bootstrap responsive, information architecture, interactive design, MVC, and testing. Outstanding team and project leader—passionate about the quality of work develop and produce—while managing, motivating, and guiding teams. A self-motivated to spot ways to improve business solutions and projects.


  • Design and Development
  • UI Front-End Web Development
  • Back-End Web Development
  • Magento e-commerce
  • CMS – WordPress, Textpattern, and Drupal
  • Bootstrap Responsive Design,
  • CSS Responsive Design
  • Angular Responsive Design
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Database Management (SQL, Access) 
  • Flash Designer
  • Team and Project Leadership
  • Management Accounting
  • Interactive Media
  • Object Oriented Programming with Ajax
  • Native App


Full Stack Senior Web Developer - [Contract]

USP Labs, LLC Dallas, Tx -

07.2012 – Present

  • Magento expert with upper level experience
  • Develop, manage, and oversee company's corporate websites and company's online stores.
  • Develop, evaluate, test and implement components, integration on Magento and Opencart e-commerce stores.
  • Enhance and maintenance of existing features and web applications on all USPlabs websites on all devices
  • Develop and integrates blogs with four international languages into the Magento—serving over hundreds of thousand registered users.

Full Stack Senior Magento Developer – [Contract]

Billy Reid, Florence, AL -

05.2014 – 12.2014

  • Develop, design and implement web platform system with a focus on the back-end, and front-end on Magento e-commerce store.
  • Evaluate, test and implement components, integration of gift card and points for their online store.
  • Strong Improvement and Maintenance of existing web applications on Billyreid site
  • Billy Reid is one of the world top ten designers—with shops locations in New York City; Washington, D.C.; Austin, TX; Atlanta, GA; Nashville, TN; Charleston, SC; Dallas, TX; and Houston, TX. Their collections also feature at Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Istean in Japan, and United Arrows in Japan.

Full Stack Senior Web Developer - [Contract]

CarryOn, LLC - Dallas, Tx

04.2013 – 05.2013

  • Airline online booking projects
  • Developed and integrates various JQuery UI and JavaScript for flight and hotel booking—comparing various data and prices.
  • Interface design and integration.

Full Stack Senior Web Developer - [Contract]

Bigham Agency - Plano, Tx

03.2012 – 05.2012

  • Drupal 7 & 8 projects
  • Developed and design various multi-level high end data and informative websites on Drupal platform.
  • Huge user maintain, with modules develop and integration.

Front-End Web Developer – [Contract]

City of Carrollton - Carrollton, Tx
07.2011– 08.2011
  • Provide hands-on experience with client-side JavaScript frameworks and UI design, testing and debugging.
  • Redesign the city summer event website and able to exceed city project expectation by the deadline.

Snr. Front-End Web Developer – Administrator – [Full Time Work]

National Center for Policy Analysis - Dallas, Tx –
10.2007 – 10.2009

  • Web site development and design using PHP, MySql, and Textpattern CMS platform
  • Administer  team of designers, managing over 50 websites including the corporate website
  • Providing eNewsletters to over 1.3 million subscribers [with a Daily Policy Digest send to over a million subscribers everyday on email and SMS texting]
  • Managing and developing online video and audio streaming.
  • Producing ads materials for social media network (NCPA on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter)
  • Graphic design and printing for NCPA using Illustrator, Adobe InDesign CS4, Photoshop CS4

Front-End Web Developer – [Full Time Work]

eMedia Group, Hurst, Tx.
12.2004 – 09.2007

  • Web site development and design using PHP, MySql, Textpattern and other major CMS platform
  • Graphic design and printing using Illustrator, Corel Draw 12, Adobe InDesign CS2,Photoshop CS2

Graphic Design - Print Press – [Contract Job]

BrideGuide Hurst, Texas
08-2003 – 10.2004
  • Created and developed clients web site and branding package.
  • Designed with excellent layout, color, and typography skills, the company's monthly magazine "BrideGuide™", this includes design, prepress and final production follow up.


  • RCCG Heaven Glorious Embassy, Plano, TX - Web Development Project, designed, and developed their corporate website using PHP, MySql, and Textpattern CMS platform with Magento shopping integration, payment gateway, photo gallery, sermon archive and media for messages. [Contract]
  • Spirit Outpour Books, Rugs & Mats – Responsible for the design and development of the online e-commerce store with catalogue search, and order processing—payment gateway for the online store. Developed using PHP, JavaScript, Ajax, JQuery, Bootstrap Responsive Design, on Magento platform and ShipWorks for shipping fulfillment. [Contract]
  • Bliss & Fire Network, Garland, TX - Develop, Design and implement web platform using Magento and Textpattern—a Bootstrap responsive design, enhanced with Facebook Apps, photo gallery, sermon archive, online video and media for messages. [Volunteer]
  • John Goodman's Health Policy Blog with over 1.2 million visitors - http://  Developed with WordPress, PHP, MySql 5.0. Dreamweaver CS3, Ajax and Photoshop.


Programming Skills:

HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, PHP, HTML5, XHTML, SQL, XML, XSL, Ajax, JQuery, JavaScript, Google API, Action Script 2 & 3, CGI, UNIX Shell Scripting, and Lingo


Adobe Photoshop CS6, Adobe Illustrator CS6, InDesign CS6, After Effect CS6, Acrobat XI Pro, Adobe Audition CS6, Freehand etc.), Adobe PhoneGap, Corel Draw 13, Sound Forge, Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, PowerPoint, InfoPath, Access.

Operating System:

Windows 10, Windows 9x/XP/Vista, Mac Operating System.

Web Servers:

Apache Http Server, Apache Tomcat 4.0. UNIX (Solaris, HP-UX), Window 9x/NT/2000, Linux (Red Hat), Mobile, Cloud, Amazon Web Services Cloud Server.

DBMS used:

MySQL, Access, MySQL Administrator, MySQL Workbench.


Bachelor of Fine Arts
– Web Design & Interactive Media

The Art Institute of Dallas – A campus of South University – Dallas, Texas


Associate of Applied Science
- Web Development / Multimedia

The Art Institute of Dallas – A campus of South University – Dallas, Texas

March 2004 3.6 GPA

Bachelor of Engineering Technology / NCE (Tech.)
- Building Engineering

University of Lagos - Lagos, Nigeria

June 1990



10.2008 - The Bliss & Fire Network International - Outstanding Partner 2008.
03.2004 - The Art Institute of Dallas - Outstanding Portfolio Multimedia & Web Design 2004.


The Dallas Society of Visual Communications (DSVC) Dallas/Fort Worth.

Community Service:

His Presence's Love Ministry, Dallas, Texas - Designed Church corporate website [Volunteer]
Bliss & Fire Network Ministry, Dallas, Texas - Designed corporate website [Volunteer]

Mission Work:

Bliss & Fire Network mission work to London and Croatia. Humanitarian & Mission to Serbia [Volunteer]
Bliss & Fire Church “Warm Up! Cause” winter Hats, Gloves, Socks, and Blankets to Homeless [Volunteer]


References available upon request