Calvin Koepke, Software Developer in Boise, ID, United States
Calvin Koepke

Software Developer in Boise, ID, United States

Member since October 6, 2017
Calvin has over a decade of experience in both front-end and back-end development. He specializes in WordPress and front-end engineering yet he also has experience in modern technologies and frameworks like React, Vue.js, JavaScript, CSS, and PHP. He is a clear and efficient communicator and has both developed and deployed high-scale WordPress solutions and websites.
Calvin is now available for hire




Boise, ID, United States



Preferred Environment

PhpStorm, Webpack, NPM

The most amazing...

...thing I've built is a large-scale, responsive WordPress website that achieved an average load time of ~1 sec without sacrificing usability or design accuracy.


  • Owner | Developer

    2018 - PRESENT
    • Built a performant and responsive website for Blank on Blank, converting a high-profile design into a functional and flexible website.
    • Developed open-source themes for the WordPress community.
    • Ran a front-end engineering community.
    • Developed highly performant WordPress websites.
    • Managed hosting and configuration via DevOps.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML, React, WordPress, JavaScript
  • WordPress/React Developer

    2019 - 2019
    Athletics (via Toptal)
    • Built and integrated a multisite infrastructure and ACF setup.
    • Developed a GatsbyJS front end using styled components, animations, and components.
    Technologies: Gatsby, WordPress
  • Senior Web Engineer

    2017 - 2019
    Zeek Interactive
    • Created high-scale WordPress websites.
    • Contributed to company open-source projects.
    • Built performant front-end code.
    • Led the development of enterprise-level projects.
    Technologies: React, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, WordPress, PHP
  • Front-end Engineer

    2015 - 2017
    Rainmaker Digital
    • Improved an internal codebase through coding a configurable, drop-in solution—saving our internal development team 50 hours a year in repetitive tasks.
    • Identified, suggested, and implemented new technologies and tools into our workflow that resulted in 300% increased efficiency and maintainability.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML, JavaScript, WordPress, PHP
  • Product Designer | Developer

    2014 - 2015
    The Audience Awards
    • Redesigned, developed, and documented a new company brand across the site.
    • Designed and detailed an internal style guide, utilizing Atomic Design principles, doubling the production rate of backend developer tasks and implementations toward deployment.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP, Laravel



  • Languages

    PHP 7, PHP, CSS3, JavaScript 6, HTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • Frameworks

    Genesis Framework, Laravel
  • Tools

    Gulp, Adobe Photoshop, GitHub, Webpack 2, NPM, Webpack, PhpStorm, Sketch
  • Platforms

  • Other

    WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, Atomic Design, Gatsby, Styled-components
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, jQuery
  • Paradigms

    Functional Programming, Object-oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Storage

    MySQL, MongoDB

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