Serena Piccioni

Senior Web Developer

Skills and education


PHP (Python, Perl)
Javascript, CSS3, HTML5
jQuery, Bootstrap, Ajax, SOAP, REST
WordPress, Zend2, Symfony2
MySQL, Apache (Nginx)
Linux (Ubuntu and CentOS), AWS, CircleCI


Advanced PHP, Training Dragon, London (UK), 2016
21 – 24 March 2016, a four-day course about Advanced PHP web programming including OOP, MVC, and introduction to MVC framework (with course completion certificate).

Rails Girls Milan, WCAP Accelerator, Milan (Italy), 2013
14 and 15 November 2013, a two-day course about Ruby and Ruby on Rails.

Learning Drupal: Global Training Day, Wellnet s.r.l., Milan (Italy), 2012
14 September 2012, a one day course about structure and functionalities of Drupal.

Java Programming Language (SL-275), Sun Microsystems Italia, Milan (Italy), 2005
The Java Programming Language course provides students with a solid foundation for programming with Java, including information about the syntax of the Java programming language; object-oriented programming with the Java programming language; creating graphical user interfaces (GUIs), exceptions, file input/output (I/O), and threads; and networking.

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan (Italy), 2004
ECDL is the International standard in digital skills certification; I am certified in all the standard modules.

System Administrator Training at ISOPIA Inc., Toronto, Ontario (Canada), 2000
13 and 14 November 2000 (with course completion certificate).

Laurea in Filosofia, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan (Italy), 1998
Thesis title: I software didattici multimediali: una ricognizione critica (Multimedia educational software: a critical analysis), 197 pages. This is a formally 4-year degree (which usually takes at least 5 to complete) followed by a research thesis; its best approximation in the UK would be Bachelor plus Master (3+2).