Marko Mitranić


  • 2017 Web Design and Development

    BSc with Honours, first class, Middlesex University London at SAE Institute of Technology in Belgrade

  • 2010 Architect Scientific High School Diploma

    Architectural High School “Vojislav Ilić” in Belgrade


  • Serbian - Fluent, native

  • English - Fluent, FCE (B2 Cert.)

  • Russian - Beginner (A2)


  • 2017-* Catena Media

    (Senior Backend Engineer)
    (Team Lead)
    Team Lead, Full-Stack Dev, Infrastructure Architecture & Scaling, mentoring, legacy refactor, monolith to microservices, Symfony, MongoDB, CI & Containerization initiative, Node, ReactJS, SASS.

  • 2017-19 SAE Institute

    (Senior University Lecturer) Second year of bachelor studies (5k Level). PHP, OOP, JS, WP, Laravel, VueJS, React.


  • 2016-17 Digital Mind LLC

    (Full Stack Developer) Infrastructure, Unity, VR&AR, Mobile apps & games, .NET, C#, NodeJS, PHP, CouchDB, Web Frontend

  • 2015-16 DooApp

    (Web Developer) Laravel, WP, DevOps, Joomla SSO, PHP, JS, SCSS.

  • 2015-17 BlackSheep Creative

    (Freelance Developer) WP, Cordova Mobile Apps, Frontend

  • 2013-15 Macola Apple Solution Expert

    (Developer) FileMaker POS App, Apple Service Systems, WordPress and WooCommerce, Frontend, PHP.


  • 2012-* Homullus Studio

    (Freelance Developer) Freelance, Various on-demand commercial projects. WP, Symfony, Laravel, Arduino iCloud unlock, JS, Node, Docker, C#.

  • 2012-18 BFPE-BFPI

    (Developer & IT) WP dev for 5 sites. Custom themes and plugins. IT, Network Admin, GSuite and Internal Servers set up.

  • 2011-15 Macola Apple Solution Expert

    (Service Manager) Service Technician and Service Team Manager, 4 people on 2 locations. Communication with Apple Inc. Sales and Marketing.

talks & awards

  • [Thesis] Bachelor of Science

    Multi-directional real-time creative collaboration platform based on WebSockets

  • [Master Class] SAE Institute

    12-factor app for your next microservice

  • [Lecture] StartIT Hub

    Symfony and 12-factor architecture

  • [Workshop] StartIT Hub

    Performance, Parallelization and Scaling in PHP

  • [Workshop] PHP Serbia 2019

    Serverless GeoIP and HTTP cache
    on a large scale

  • [Workshop] PHP Serbia 2019

    Boosting your performance with Blackfire

  • [Lecture] SAE Conferants 2018

    Long entry-level lecture on the nature of Debugging in modern Web systems.

  • [Award] PC Press Top 50

    Nikola Tesla Experience

  • [Awards] Iab Mixx

    Best Microsite - Cokograd

  • [Showcase] WhitestormJS

    Plateaux Space Open Source project

  • [Award] Diplomacy&Commerce

    Education Category - Nikola Tesla Exerience

  • [Workshop] SAE Wordpress

    Free WP workshops for second-year bachelor WDD students.

notable projects

  • 2019 12-Factor Laravel

    Fully containerized and cloud-ready Laravel app with GitLab CICD

  • 2019 Github Action: CodeSniffer

    A very easy to use implementation of CSniffer for PHP and GHA

  • 2019 Kaputt

    Rewrite Kaputt as a webapp in Symfony, VueJS and Docker.

  • 2018 Ajncer

    Asynchronous PHP Background Job queue microservices. Symfony, Docker.

  • 2018 Feshbach Bot

    Telegram chatbot for Resonate festival. Symfony, PHP.

  • 2018 AG IPS Forums

    IPS Forums Application, custom tailored APIs, plugins and OAuth2 SSO integration. PHP

  • 2018 Macola

    Rewrite and migration of the whole WP shop.

  • 2017

    World's No.1 casino affiliate website. Full Stack, for real.

  • 2017 Catena Giferator

    A set of GIF optimization scripts. Shell, PHP ffmpeg

  • 2017 Kaputt App

    Mobile application for travel clothes packing suggestions based on forecast. React Native, PHP.

  • 2017

    Interactive musical collaboration app. Node, ThreeJS, Wjs, Howler.

  • 2017 Pinkosensitivism

    Instagram API integration + scraping. Symfony, JS

  • 2017

    Design & Development, Wordpress, jQuery, SASS

  • 2017

    Design & Development, Wordpress, jQuery, SASS

  • 2016 Web Scrape Bot

    Cron-based PHP bot for scraping/parsing websites and creating analytics.

  • 2016

    Bespoke learning platform. Laravel & Wordpress integration. Frontend, JS, Sass

  • 2016 Sportify

    Mobile app for sports team management. Unity, NodeJS, CouchBase DB.

  • 2016 ZentMagazine

    WP template and custom eccommerce implementation with Paypal. WP, PHP

  • 2016

    IAB MIXX Award, design, frontend, PHP & ffmpeg giferator

  • 2016 PHP Giferator

    ffmpeg and PHP library for converting videos into animated Gifs with caption support.

  • 2016 DoziviTeslu VR

    Website and VR experience. PC Press Top 50 Award, UI, Unity, FullStack.

  • 2016 Marco Grob Photo

    Augmented Reality mobile app with dynamic markers from web based source. Unity

  • 2016 Šabac National Museum

    3x2m multitouch display, Win10 apps, interactive installations. Unity, Raspberry Pi

  • 2016 Imlek Lešnik

    Web based JS game made in Unity

  • 2016 VIP Beach Masters

    Kinect based volleyball game. Unity, Kinect

  • 2016 Aqua Viva

    Unity game and interactive multitouch 8x6m installation.

  • 2015 EngSocial

    Auth and SSO for Joomla and Canvas LMS. Frontend work, custom plugins and DevOps.

  • 2015 InnovationBrain

    Wordpress, custom page builder, jQuery, SASS

  • 2015 ParkkiPaikka

    Cordova & Google Maps API based mobile app for Helsinki parking authority.

  • 2015 SpellCheck Plugins

    Set of projects and TinyMCE plugins concerning custom spellcheck.