Arman Shahinyan, WordPress Themes Developer in Barcelona, Spain
Arman Shahinyan

WordPress Themes Developer in Barcelona, Spain

Member since November 16, 2017
Arman is a full-stack developer who mainly focuses on web development. Since 2013, he's been working in his field for freelance clients and small-to-medium businesses, building solutions where full-stack skills, creative thinking, and great attention to detail are key.
Arman is now available for hire




Barcelona, Spain



Preferred Environment

MacOS, Linux, Windows, PHP, PhpStorm

The most amazing...

...web app I've ever built is a document-and-certification-management system built with Laravel.


  • WordPress Expert

    2019 - 2019
    Pure Digital (via Toptal)
    • Planned the project from scratch with the client and implemented it as a pixel-perfect website.
    • Successfully translated custom designs into WordPress themes as per official guidelines and recommendations.
    • Hosted the set up with separate development, staging, and production environments.
    • Implemented continuous-deployment integration on hosting.
    • Developed custom themes and plugins as per client needs.
    • Implemented organic SEO and speed optimizations for the website and passed speed/performance tests of known online-speed audit tools.
    • Added security measures to make sure the WordPress site wasn't left open to security holes.
    Technologies: Design, Git, Linux, SCSS, Webpack, JavaScript, PHP, WordPress
  • WordPress Developer

    2018 - 2018
    INEC (via aTICser SL)
    • Developed a custom theme from PSD to WordPress.
    • Created pages based on designs and content.
    • Constructed custom layouts and sections based on user roles.
    • Added extra security measures.
    • Set up and maintained the hosting.
    Technologies: Linux, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress
  • WordPress Expert

    2018 - 2018
    Hustler Marketing (via WebbingApps)
    • Set up and maintained hosting.
    • Handled a WordPress integration.
    • Created a homepage, landing page. and several other regular pages.
    • Gave training to client employees.
    • Integrated third-party APIs for an extended functionality.
    Technologies: Linux, APIs, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress
  • WordPress Developer

    2018 - 2018
    CATEi (via aTICser SL)
    • Built custom landing pages.
    • Optimized WordPress pages.
    • Changed CSS styles.
    • Implemented a contact form with extra security.
    Technologies: Linux, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress
  • WordPress Developer

    2017 - 2017
    CountryEarth (via WebbingApps)
    • Built a custom WordPress theme.
    • Added a custom layout for galleries.
    • Created a home landing page.
    • Added extra security measures.
    Technologies: Linux, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress
  • WordPress Developer

    2015 - 2015
    AQPE (via aTICser SL)
    • Integrated custom forms with data exportation.
    • Created and optimized WordPress pages.
    • Integrated a multilingual functionality for serving content in several languages.
    • Added extra security measures.
    • Integrated automated social media postings.
    • Implemented hosting setup and maintenance.
    Technologies: Linux, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress


  • Indicator

    Here, I developed and maintained a Magento store.

    • Maintained the legacy code of a custom Axapta integration Magento extension for the synchronization of sales and client data.
    • Worked on a multinational company with teams spread across several countries.
    • Gave support through issue trackers, email, and via Skype sessions to non-technical colleagues.
    • Researched and started development of a Magento eCommerce upgrade.

  • Cacplus

    • Added pages to a WordPress site.
    • Optimized the CMS and plugins.
    • Updated the hosting settings.

  • Factivitats

    I created a WordPress website with content provided by a client.

    • Installed few plugins for performance and security.
    • Uploaded the website for hosting with optimized options.
    • Regularly maintained the site with updates for the CMS and plugins.

  • Homim

    • Created a custom PHP script for synching WordPress custom post type elements with a real estate portal.
    • Updated the CMS and plugins.

  • Uniquip

    • Migrated the existing site to WordPress.
    • Integrated WooCommerce with a premium theme and some customizations.
    • Created new page layouts.
    • Added new pages with the client's content.


    Work done:
    • Customized and improved existing WordPress website.
    • Updated all of the plugins and the CMS.
    • Removed unnecessary and unused plugins and themes.
    • Added a cache and image optimization plugin.
    • Installed extra security measures to avoid recurring hacking attacks.
    • Updated the theme.
    • Optimized the 10GB database down to 2GB.
    • Maintained and customized the hosting settings.
    • Upgraded the PHP to version 7.2.
    • Ensured that everything still worked via a testing environment.


    • Created and customized a WordPress website with a theme provided by the WordPress directory and the client's content.
    • Added very few plugins for speed and security.
    • Integrated a custom form with an external page as input for polls.


    Here, I've developed a custom Laravel application for the Private Foundation Agency for Qualification of Professional Engineers (AQPE) for certifications and documentation management with which the agency can process their qualifications for their engineers much faster.

    • Integrated payments with PayPal and invoice generation.
    • Implemented a special verification QR image badge generation through which companies can verify if an engineer is certified by AQPE.


  • Tools

    Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), GitHub, PhpStorm, Hubstaff, Git, Composer, Bitbucket, Docker Hub, Docker Compose, Webpack, Gulp.js, NPM
  • Platforms

    Windows, WordPress, Linux, Docker, WooCommerce, MacOS, OS X
  • Other

    WordPress Installation, WordPress Rescue, PSD to WordPress, WordPress Themes, WordPress Plugins, APIs, Design, Documentation, Organic SEO
  • Languages

    PHP 5, Hugo, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, SCSS, PHP, HTML
  • Frameworks

    Laravel 5, Bootstrap, Bootstrap 3+, Laravel Spark
  • Libraries/APIs

    WooCommerce API, WordPress API, jQuery CDN, jQuery
  • Paradigms

    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Agile Workflow, Continuous Deployment
  • Storage



  • Completed Vocational Training in Web Application Development
    2013 - 2014
    IES Joan d'Austria - Barcelona, Spain
  • Completed Vocational Training in Microcomputer Systems and Networks (LOE)
    2010 - 2012
    IES Abastos - Valencia, Spain

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