Rafael Silva

Front-end Web Developer/Web Designer

Well-organized Front-End developer with strong analytical sense, attention to detail, strong work ethic and passion for learning and collaboration in fast-paced, changing environments. Worked through several full-length WordPress, Full-Stack, and Design bootcamps and project-based online courses accumulating 100s of hours of learning and earning certifications. Eager to join a team, problem-solve, and deliver amazing results.

Relevant Experience

Freelance WordPress Developer

2022-present – [remote]

  • Designed and built WooCommerce and custom-theme WordPress sites for clients according to needs and content
  • Optimized website speed and SEO
  • Deployed fully responsive sites with contact forms and payment methods

Various Projects

Completed several projects in React, MongoDB, NodeJS, Express and JavaScript implementing modular JS, deployment, working with webpack, passportJS, and API fetching and serving.


FOH Manager

2015-2020 – St. Louis, MO

Evangeline’s Bistro and Music House

  • Displayed integrity, leadership, and strong work ethic working my way up from Busser to Server/Bartender, then Manager
  • Led team of dozens of employees at establishment with up to $12,000 of net sales daily
  • Hired, fired, and trained Front of House Staff
  • Created dinner specials and marketing material on a weekly basis

Online Tutor and Curriculum Creator

2020-present – [remote]

ClassOver & ChoreographyByRae

  • Taught Programming, Chess, Writing, Math, and Portuguese
  • Created full-semester curricula for other educators to follow
  • Trained dozens of new teachers in subjects, curriculum, specific teaching interfaces and teaching children
  • Displayed teamwork abilities and quick learning by mastering new subjects to teach as needed by companies


  • JavaScript/NodeJS/Express/React
  • MongoDB/MySQL
  • WordPress FSE/Block + PHP
  • Semantic HTML + CSS5


Washington University in St. Louis

  • BA Psychology (2014)
  • BA Organizational Behavior (2014)


  • English – Native
  • Portuguese – Native
  • Spanish – Professional

Certifications / Learning

  • The Web Developer Bootcamp by Colt Steele (67 hours)
  • Become a WordPress Developer by Brad Schiff (42 hours)
  • Build Responsive Real-World Sites by Jonas Schmedtmann (38 hours)
  • Developers Guide to MongoDB by Stephen Grider (14 hours)
  • The Odin Project
  • Codecademy Web Development