We’re constantly striving to make the very best Magento skills and expertise available to our clients, and with that comes an obligation to continue improving & training to expand our knowledge base and level of certification. It’s been a productive few months here at The Pixel HQ Bristol; we’re very happy to announce the latest round of Magento certifications achieved by The Pixel team. Well done to everyone.

Magento 2 Certified Associate Developer

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Achieved by:

Constantinos Pantazis
Ethan Grant
Fernando Campione
Stefan Bailey

The Magento 2 Certified Associate Developer exam is for a developer who is beginning their career as a Magento Developer. The exam is designed to validate the skills and knowledge of Magento 2 in the areas of: UI modifications, database changes, admin modifications, customisations, catalog and checkout structure, and functionality changes.

Magento 2 Certified Professional Developer

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Achieved by:

Jonathan Abela
Mike Eames

The Magento 2 Certified Professional Developer exam, a primarily scenario-based exam, is designed to validate the skills and knowledge needed to customise Magento 2 in the areas of: UI modifications, database changes, admin modifications, checkout process customisations, order management integrations and customisations, catalog structure and functionality changes. This exam is for a Magento 2 developer who has a deep understanding of Magento 2 development concepts and experience (recommend 1.5 years) in implementing and customising Magento 2.

Magento 2 Certified Professional Front End Developer

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Achieved by:

Christian Burland

The Magento 2 Certified Professional Front End Developer exam, a primarily scenario-based exam, is designed to validate the skills and knowledge needed to understand Magento’s theming components and the ability to modify the user interface according to best practices.

A Magento 2 Front End Developer creates and customises Magento themes including: templates, layouts, CSS, JavaScript, and other components of the front end, including translations, of a Magento site. A Magento 2 Front End Developer uses the Admin Panel to implement design-related system configuration and modify the appearance of specific pages.

This exam is for a Magento 2 Front End Developer with a deep understanding of Magento 2 fundamentals and with 1.5 years or more of experience with Magento 2.

Magento 2 Certified Solution Specialist

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Achieved by:

Duncan Ball
Stephen Leyton

A Magento 2 Solution Specialist is an expert user of the Magento 2 ecommerce platform. Drawing on a deep background in business and ecommerce, the Magento 2 Solution Specialist can efficiently align business objectives with Magento 2 functionality, optimise use of native features, and avoid unnecessary customisation. Whether as a merchant, a manager, a consultant, or an analyst, the Magento 2 Solution Specialist knows how to make the best use of Magento 2 features and functionality.

A Magento 2 Certified Solution Specialist has deep familiarity with the Magento platform:
– Magento 2 Architecture: layouts, themes, extensions and customisations; Magento data models
– Elements of a Magento 2 ecommerce site: catalog, shipping, payment, order processing, promotions, extensions, import/export, etc.
– Application of Magento 2 knowledge to business goals: mapping client needs to Magento features, recommending the most effective options for implementing client requirements