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Josef Amarra

Web Developer | Digital Marketing Specialist


Filipino | English


HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, XML (XSD), DCL, JSP,  Java, Perl, C/C++, C#, .net, Bash/VMS scripting, Visual Studio; Microsoft SQL Server

Professional Experiences

Co-Founder – MAYANI
May 2019 – Present

  • An impact-driven agri-ecommerce platform that connects over 23,000 smallholder farmers to 10,000+ B2C customers and a solid B2B portoflio including the likes of Shell, Ayala Foundation, UCC Group, Healthy Options, WalterMart, Cara Mia, Amici, among others (
  • 1st PH investment of AgFunder (world’s most active agfood tech VC) as part of its GROW Accelerator.
  • Backed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as the Global Winner across 31 countries for its Hard Hit Economic Sectors Challenge, as well as by impact investors from World Bank-IFC and the local family behind media giant, GMA-7.
  • 1 of the 8 SEA Startups selected as part of the Silicon Valley-based Cognity Labs and the only agritech platform in the 2020 Cohort of the Asian Institute of Management-Dado Banatao Incubator
  • Chosen as 1 of the top 28 Philippine startups vetted by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), and Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) to represent the country at the RISE Conference 2019 in Hong Kong
  • 1 of the 6 impact-driven startups chosen by the PhilDev Foundation, Australian Embassy, and United Nations Development Programme for the 2021 ISIP Social Impact Accelerator

IT Media Production Specialist – ClinkIT Solutions
January 2018 – July 2019

  • Overall Project Manager for several Tech Related projects under the company
  • Marketing and branding for the company
  • In charge of all media related content for multiple use

Artifice Records / Artifice Artist ManagementCOO / Proprietor
August 2012 – September 2017

  • Founder and general manager in charge of the over-all aspects of the company.
  • Represented a roster of artists, cultivate relationships with music industry decision makers on their behalf, negotiate deals, and support and guide the artists’ careers.
  • Directed and managed all stage of production and marketing for music and video content and online content that boasts more than 200 million views.
  • Responsible for the execution and delivery of Tri-media content in various platforms.
  • Has Experience in over-all management and liaison of client projects involving a crew of more than 50, providing guidance and motivation to drive maximum performance.
  • Oversaw the company’s financial performance, investments and other business ventures.
  • Developed and evaluated marketing strategies to ensure artist maximum exposure and growth.
  • Evaluated problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth.

Union Digital PH – Co-owner
2016 – Present

  • Union Digital is a fast-growing Internet marketing firm based in the Philippines. Our core competencies include Internet Strategy, SEO/SEM, Social Media Marketing, Web Design, and Maintenance & Consulting.
  • In-charge of client acquisition, client management & company leader (task assignment).
  • Directed social media strategies and execution plans to increase web presence and enhance brand awareness.
  • Managed digital marketing brand campaigns including creative development, and all agency deliverables.

Software Engineer – FactSet Philippines Inc 
November 2010 – April 2012

  • Created automated update systems using Perl to extract economic data from websites.
  • Designed and programmed tools that are beneficiary to the company and to the employees.
  • Collaborated with off-shore engineers in completing tasks.
  • Developed an Excel plug-in in C# that fetches translations from a web service.
  • Created streamlined workflows and standardized coding best practices.
  • Conducted technical interviews for the Software Engineer position as well as programming training classes.
  • Participated in implementation and the improvement of the interview/recruitment process.

Quality Assurance Engineer – Pointwest Technologies

  • Created scripts to automate tests for an existing airline software
  • Reported and documented discovered bugs; suggested fixes for identified errors
  • Managed the team of trainees


De La Salle University Manila2006 – 2010

  • B.S. Computer Science with specialization in Software Technology