Marko Mitranić

Hi, i am a language-agnostic Software Engineer with a special interest in Infrastructure, UX and Design.

In my free time i play with my Welsh Corgi, read old Sci-Fi, watch anime, play co-op games and learn Erlang.


  • 2017 Web Design and Development

    Bachelor of Science, with Honours, first class

    Middlesex University London at SAE Institute of Technology in Belgrade

  • 2010 Architecture Technician

    Technical Architect High School, “Vojislav Ilić” in Belgrade


  • 2017-* Catena Media

    (Team Lead, Senior Engineer)

    Core Team Lead, Architecture & Scaling, Full-Stack, Infrastructure owner, mentoring, developer experience, refactor phrophet.

    Containerization, Symfony, MongoDB, CICD, Node, AWS, Terraform, Ansible, DigitalOcean, SASS, CR.


  • 2017-19 SAE Institute

    (Senior University Lecturer)

    Second year of BSc studies (5k Level). PHP, OOP, DDD, JS, WP, Laravel, VueJS.

  • 2016-17 Digital Mind LLC

    (Full Stack Developer)

    Infrastructure, Unity, VR&AR, Mobile apps & games, .NET, C#, NodeJS, PHP, CouchDB, Web Frontend


  • 2012-* Homullus

    (My Studio)

    WP, Symfony, Laravel, Arduino, JS, SCSS, Node, Docker, C#, Cordova iOS Apps, IT consultant, Ansible, Terraform, Joomla SSO.

  • 2011-15 Macola Apple Solution Expert

    (Developer, Service Manager)

    Team Lead, FileMaker POS Dev, Apple Inc. Service Systems, ACMT Team Manager, WP and Woo.

publications, talks & awards

  • [Article] CloudFlare Cache Workers

    Fake and free Bypass-on-Cookie, with CloudFlare edge cache workers for Wordpress

  • [Article] Docker for Mac performance analisys

    A probe into my team's troubles with D4M performance bottlenecks

  • [Article] Restructuring a Monolith 101

    Short guide on first steps of decoupling monolithic applications onto separate servers

  • [Article] VueJS Reverse Proxy

    A helping hand for those trying to integrate VueJS dev serve with reverse proxy into a more serious workflow

  • [Thesis] Bachelor of Science

    Multi-directional real-time creative collaboration platform based on WebSockets and ThreeJS (WebGL)

  • [Master Class] SAE Institute

    12-factor app for your next microservice. Profiling and performance testing in enterprise PHP Applications.

  • [Lecture] StartIT Hub

    Symfony and 12-factor architecture. Intro to hexagonal architecture for Laravel and Symfony devs.

  • [Workshop] StartIT Hub

    Performance, Parallelization and Scaling in PHP. Containers and PHP infrastructure.

  • [Workshop] PHP Serbia 2019

    Serverless GeoIP and HTTP cache
    on a large scale. CF MaxMind with CF workers on hundreds of websites.

  • [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 VR museum project.

  • [Awards] Iab Mixx

    Best Microsite - Cokograd

  • [Showcase] WhitestormJS

    Plateaux Space Open Source project

  • [Award] Diplomacy&Commerce

    Education Category - Nikola Tesla Exerience Virtual Reality Museum

  • [Workshop] SAE Wordpress

    Free WP workshops for second-year bachelor WDD students.

notable projects

  • 2020 12fa WordPress

    A fully 12-factor scaleable and stateless WordPress (and infrastructure) setup.

  • 2020 WP SEO Plugn

    A plugin that adds rewrites for native support of propper url structures for posts.

  • 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

  • 2017

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

  • 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

    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 VIP Beach Masters

    Kinect based volleyball game. Unity, Kinect

  • 2015 EngSocial

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

  • 2015 ParkkiPaikka

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