David Towoju, Developer in Lagos, Nigeria

David Towoju

Software Developer

Location
Lagos, Nigeria
Toptal 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.

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Portfolio

Figarts
PHP, WordPress
CaseProof LLC
WordPress, MemberPress, React, Gutenberg Editor, Unit Testing
The Collective Rising (via Toptal)
Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), MemberPress, Gravity Forms, Flow, WordPress, PHP

Location

Lagos, Nigeria

Availability

Part-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.

Work Experience

2014 - PRESENT

Founder

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
2019 - 2021

Developer

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
2019 - 2019

WordPress Developer

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: Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), MemberPress, Gravity Forms, Flow, WordPress, PHP
2019 - 2019

Wordpress eCommerce Developer

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, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Gutenberg Editor

Platforms

WordPress, WooCommerce, Windows, Eclipse, Dropbox

Other

WooCommerce Subscriptions 2, Paid Memberships Pro (PMPro), Gravity Forms, s2Member, MemberPress, PSD to WordPress, HTML to WordPress, APIs

Storage

WP Engine

Paradigms

Unit Testing