Gabriele Alese

Gabriele Alese

Web Developer

London, UK
(Native speaker)
(Full professional proficiency)
(Elementary knowledge)




Python Web Developer, with vast experience in IT services for publishers delivering content on the widest range of media devices. Wide insight into the publishing industry and its processes, from production workflows to copyright, from marketing to distribution, with a particular focus on the role played by technology and innovation in the digital value chain.
Work Experience

Work Experience

  • Software EngineerRolePoint

    Jan, 2016 - Current

    RolePoint optimizes the referral network. A powerful set of tools help you build, manage and engage the talent that surrounds your organization. A powerful series of algorithms optimizes every aspect of your referral network to maximize engagement and make your referrals process smarter over time.

  • Web DeveloperTangent Snowball

    Feb, 2015 - Dec, 2015 11 months

    Tangent Snowball is a digital & CRM agency that combines data, strategy, technology and creative to help organisations communicate more effectively with their customers across all channels. We work with The Labour Party, SAP, Carlsberg, Wolseley, Dunhill, Bang & Olufsen, TAG Heuer, Faber and Faber and Nails inc.

    Python (2.7) Django (1.5-1.7) Apache Solr Amazon Web Services Docker Git/Github Travis CI
  • Web DeveloperLetolab

    Jun, 2014 - Feb, 2015 8 months

    Leto is a digital innovation agency, specialising in software and hardware solutions, including design, development and rapid prototyping. Featured projects include second screen mobile applications, safety monitoring systems and behavioural analytics tools. Leto has also its own products, such as emotion detection platform Moodsense and mood tracking application Uplifted, aimed at making people happier at work.

    Python (2.7) Django (1.5-1.7) Tornado/TornadIO Twisted celery redis/rabbitmq JavaScript AngularJS JQuery Socket.io Vagrant Puppet Ansible Git/Github Travis CI
  • Digital Product ManagerEuropa Editions UK

    Mar, 2012 - Jun, 2014 2 years and 4 months

    In charge of the start of the digital venture of the company in the UK market, where Europa Editions UK was founded in late 2011 as a branch of the successful Europa Editions US. As the manager of the digital product, main duties included hands-on tasks on web development (digital production toolchain, publisher’s website, digital distribution platforms).

    Python Tornado PHP Wordpress Angular.js Heroku
  • Digital Production ManagerEuropa Editions US

    Nov, 2009 - Jun, 2014 4 years and 8 months

    Managed and oversaw ebook production for distribution with Penguin Group International on the Amazon Kindle platform, Apple iBookstore, B&N Nook Store. As the digital production manager, main duties included web development and coordination of external technical partners.

    Python PHP MySQL AJAX
  • Digital Product ManagerEdizioni E/O

    Nov, 2009 - Jun, 2014 4 years and 8 months

    Manager of the digital product for one of the most respected independent Italian publisher.

    Python Flask Tornado MySQL Wordpress PHP Bootstrap CSS Javascript


  • Web Development
    Python Django Tornado Scala Play
  • Frontend Development
    HTML5 CSS3 JavaScript Angular.js JQuery
  • Functional programming


  • Philosophy, BA,  Università degli studi di Roma "La Sapienza"

    Nov, 2004 - Feb, 2008