Carmelo Santana

Independent Consultant

Carmelo Santana

35 years old
Hudson Valley, New York
United States

Mood: Missing 🌮
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Carmelo Santana's Interests

Satisfactory, Path of Exile, Call of Duty Modern Warfare, Rise of Kingdoms 🌽, Elder Scrolls Online 💩


All Things Considered, Car Talk, Fresh Air, Radiolab, Science Friday


Edward Snowden and my mother


Angels & Demons, Hua Hu Ching: The Unknown Teachings of Lao Tzu, When Will Jesus Bring The Pork Chops?, Yak Butter Blues

Digital Series

Stranger Things, Glow, The End of The F**cking World, Narcos, Orange Is the New Black, Ozark, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, High Maintenance, Insecure, Veep, Vice, Westworld

Oldies: Boardwalk Empire, Rome, Silicone Valley (first couple seasons), The Sopranos, House of Cards


Mr. Robot, Americas Test Kitchen, American Crime, Breaking Bad, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Sopranos, Planet Earth, Top Chef, The Great British Bake Off, Martha Bakes, Shark Tank, The Walking Dead, The Good Wife


Die Hard 3, Birdcage, Birdman, God Father, Goodfellas, A Bronx Tale, Scarface, Working Girl, Burn After Reading, Dope, Arrival, Outbreak



Easy Listening: o k h o, Saito, Canti, Feign, Brothel, Trashlord, foxwedding, Harukasuka, SLIGHT, Kamandi, Baths, Bonobo, Bloc Party, Coconut Records, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Phoenix, M83, The Drums, Deerhunter, Toro Y Moi, Passion Pit, Bombay Bicycle Club, Neon Indian

Weekend Stuff: Drake, Cardi B, Childish Gambino, Danny Brown, Earl Sweatshirt, A$AP Rocky, B.I.G, D.I.T.C, Wu-Tang, Fugees, Necro

Acquired Taste: In Dying Arms, Deftones, The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza, Liferuiner, Emmure, Misery Signals, Chelsea Grin, For The Fallen Dreams, Erra, Northlane, Dream On Dreamer, Molotov Solution, Vanna, Humanity’s Last Breath


Yoga, streaming, our compost tumbler.

Carmelo Santana's Details

Independent consultant for hire


Mostly self taught, always experimenting and learning.


Pu-erh tea and kombucha

Zodiac Sign



Puerto Rican


Newburgh, NY

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Carmelo Santana's Work
Lead Engineer

Lead developer on a fast and feature rich vehicle inventory platform powered by WordPress.

• Created import processes to manage large datasets
• Developed fully featured vehicle search API.
• Maintained several scalable multi-node WordPress networks.

DealerX formerly Media Revo

Location: Edgewater, NJ

August 2010 – Present


A small group of talented engineers and entrepreneurs dedicated to the simple solution.

Location: Greater New York City Area

January 2012 – Present
Independent Consultant


Location: Lower Hudson Valley, NY

April 2010 – Present

Yet another cloud centric, highly scalable WordPress network.

Location: Greater New York City Area

April 2010 – July 2013
Web Developer

Tackled all things PHP.

• Custom WordPress functionality
• Setup multi-site networks
• SEO friendly HTML.

Location: New Windsor

August 2008 – April 2010
Carmelo Santana's Schools
Dutchess Community College

Digital Arts

2003 – 2005

I’m accepting new projects with immediate availability. Due to the recent economic turn down my schedule is more open then usual. If you need help with your WordPress or PHP project let’s get in touch!

I'm offering discounted rates to individuals and businesses impacted by COVID-19. We can help each other move forward and get through this together.

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About Me
  • Learning game development
  • Finding happiness in a digital world
About My Work

Highly skilled software engineer with over 15 years development experience. Seasoned WordPress consultant with a deep understanding of core functionality, plugin/theme development, and automated network deployment. Familiar with open source licenses and the concerns that can arise with commercial ventures.

  • Comfortable supporting a team under difficult time frames.
  • Accustomed to meeting the demands of national brands.

Specialties: php, mysql, wordpress, bash, deployment automation, streaming, simplicity

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