David Towoju, Software Developer in Lagos, Nigeria
David Towoju

Software Developer in Lagos, Nigeria

Member since September 18, 2017
David is an experienced web developer specializing in WordPress development. He has a passion for making things that are beautiful and usable. After spending years developing projects, David also understands the business side of development after founding his own company. David takes pride in the fact that those who have worked with him have found him to be consistently thorough and professional.
David is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Lagos, Nigeria

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Git, Eclipse, Chrome, Sublime Text, Windows

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on was the integration of WordPress with the VHX SVOD API for a yoga teacher—turning WordPress into a powerful video site.

Employment

  • Founder

    2014 - PRESENT
    Figarts
    • Created custom WordPress applications usually when no plugin was available.
    • Extended the existing WordPress plugins to achieve specific goals e.g. Restrict Content Pro, Paid Memberships Pro, WooCommerce, and WP VHX.
    • Built premium WordPress themes and plugins for sale.
    • Created a video-on-demand application for WordPress integrated with VHX.TV using the REST API.
    • Fetched the weather API (OpenWeatherMap), GeoNames API, and Google API to create custom applications.
    • Supported WordPress membership websites.
    Technologies: PHP, WordPress
  • Developer

    2019 - 2021
    CaseProof LLC
    • Developed new add-ons for the MemberPress membership plugin.
    • Fixed several Tier 3 level support tickets by customers.
    • Developed project pitches that succinctly outlines the scope of a project.
    Technologies: WordPress, MemberPress, React, Gutenberg Editor, Unit Testing
  • WordPress Developer

    2019 - 2019
    The Collective Rising (via Toptal)
    • Created WordPress plugin to manage invitation and complex application sign up flow of members.
    • Set up a Stripe payment gateway.
    • Customized Gravity Forms to suit the client's needs.
    • Added custom Gravity Flow steps.
    Technologies: ACF, MemberPress, Gravity Forms, Flow, WordPress, PHP
  • Wordpress eCommerce Developer

    2019 - 2019
    Virtual Building Supply LLC, US (via Toptal)
    • Created a WordPress plugin that fetches items from Dropbox and creates a ZIP archive for customers to download.
    • Implemented a very fast way to filter and sort WooCommerce products.
    • Created another plugin to display current search filters.
    Technologies: APIs, Dropbox, PHP, WordPress

Experience

  • WooCommerce Featured Video
    https://wordpress.org/plugins/woo-featured-video/

    This plugin allows you to insert your video link on a WooCommerce product page. The video file then replaces the featured image.

  • MemberPress MultiCurrency
    https://pluginette.com/plugins/memberpress-multicurrency/

    A plugin that adds a multicurrency switcher to MemberPress.

  • Paid Memberships Pro-Form Builder
    https://wordpress.org/plugins/pmpfb/

    Paid Memberships Pro–Form Builder is a drag-n-drop GUI add-on for paid memberships; it allows you to create different types of fields quickly and easily.

    You don’t have to edit lines of codes just to add a text field. This add-on also allows you to add/remove checkout boxes; remove email/password repeat fields and import/export your form.

    Premium version is hosted on my website: https://figarts.co/product/paid-memberships-pro-form-builder

  • Restrict Content Pro | Form Builder

    A plugin that adds custom fields to the Restrict Content Pro checkout form.

  • WordPress VHX API Integration Plugin

    I created a plugin to integrate VHX API with WordPress.

  • US Clickable SVG Map Plugin

    US Clickable SVG Map is a WordPress plugin which enables you to insert a responsive map of the United States anywhere on your post or page. You can adjust the appearance and functionality of the map to taste.

    It's for both WordPress users and developers.

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Frameworks

    Divi, Chrome
  • Libraries/APIs

    WooCommerce API, BuddyPress, WordPress REST API, WordPress API, Vue, jQuery, React, REST APIs
  • Tools

    GravityView, Divi Builder 3, Sublime Text, Git, Flow, Gutenberg Editor
  • Platforms

    WordPress, WooCommerce, Windows, Eclipse, Dropbox
  • Other

    WooCommerce Subscriptions 2, Paid Memberships, Gravity Forms, s2Member, MemberPress, PSD to WordPress, HTML to WordPress, APIs, ACF
  • Storage

    WP Engine
  • Paradigms

    Unit Testing

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