Filip Ilic, WordPress Plugins Developer in Belgrade, Serbia
Filip Ilic

WordPress Plugins Developer in Belgrade, Serbia

Member since June 1, 2016
Filip is a full-stack web developer with over eleven years of experience working with WordPress projects. For the last five, he has been mainly focused on creating top-notch premium WordPress themes. He has excellent communication skills and always aims to deliver top-quality products.
Filip is now available for hire




Belgrade, Serbia



Preferred Environment

PhpStorm, Vagrant, Bitbucket, OS X

The most amazing...

...project I've built is a web service for importing parliament member speeches, voting and other parliament activities thus creating an open parliament site.


  • Web Developer

    2017 - PRESENT
    • Worked on new versions of the Avada premium WordPress theme (the best-selling WordPress theme of all time on ThemeForest) and its Fusion Builder plugin.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Backbone.js, LESS, Git, Grunt
  • Co-founder | Lead Developer

    2013 - PRESENT
    Pukka Themes
    • Created premium responsive WordPress themes.
    • Developed custom plugins, widgets, shortcodes, option pages, and numerous other tweaks.
    • Supported, maintained, and updated already created WordPress themes.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, HTML, CSS
  • Lead Web Developer

    2012 - 2018
    Novak Djokovic
    • Designed content structures from previously made designs and created custom WordPress themes based on provided HTML and CSS code.
    • Created custom widgets, altered WordPress search mechanisms, and heavily used the WordPress Rewriting API as well custom post types and taxonomies.
    • Imported multilingual content from old websites (custom CMS).
    • Performed integrations with various APIs (Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube, and ScoresPro).
    • Created a custom API for Novak's mobile application.
    • Did day-to-day maintenance and updates.
    Technologies: WordPress, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Memcached
  • QA Engineer

    2016 - 2017
    Riess Group (via Toptal)
    • Performed QA engineer work on both the front-end and back-end code for a shop system which integrates WordPress, Shopify, and custom-made PHP applications.
    Technologies: WordPress, Shopify, PHP, CSS, HTML, JavaScript
  • WordPress Developer

    2016 - 2016
    Cambridge Immerse (via Toptal)
    • Implemented a new design onto an existing WordPress site.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, HTML, CSS
  • Lead Web Developer

    2010 - 2013
    • Tweaked the airline ticket-selling system.
    • Created various airline ticket booking websites.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, Apache
  • Web Developer

    2003 - 2010
    Freelance Work
    • Created valid HTML and CSS2/CCS3 tableless pages based on provided designs.
    • Developed WordPress themes based on provided designs.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, Apache, WordPress


  • Theme Fusion | Web Developer (Development)

    I am working on new versions of the Avada premium WordPress theme—the best-selling WordPress theme of all time on ThemeForest.

  • Pukka Themes | WordPress (2013 to Present) (Development)

    Here you can see my work as a WordPress premium themes author.

  • Novak Djokovic | Website (Development)

    The official website of Novak Djokovic, ATP player.

    Worked as the lead developer and performed maintenance (2012 to 2018).

  • McDonald's | Website (Serbia and Bulgaria) (Development)

    The official website of the Serbian and Bulgarian McDonald’s franchise.

    Worked as the lead developer and performed maintenance (2013 to present).


  • Languages

    HTML, HTML5, CSS, Sass, PHP, JavaScript
  • Platforms

    WordPress, WordPress Theme Design
  • Other

    WordPress Plugins
  • Frameworks

  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, jQuery UI, Backbone.js
  • Tools

    Sublime Text, Adobe Photoshop, PhpStorm, Vagrant, Adobe Illustrator, Apache
  • Paradigms

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

    MySQL, Memcached


  • Specialist degree in Theoretical Mathematics and Applications
    2002 - 2016
    University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mathematics - Belgrade, Serbia
  • High school diploma in Mathematical and Natural Science
    1998 - 2002
    Fifth Belgrade Gymnasium - Belgrade, Serbia

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