Fotis Routsis, Developer in Athens, Greece
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Fotis Routsis

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WordPress Plugins Developer

Athens, Greece
Toptal Member Since
February 9, 2017

Fotis is a web developer based out of Athens. He has been working with WordPress since 2007 and is primarily focused on back-end development (themes, plugins). He holds a B.Sc. in Informatics and an M.Sc. in Health Informatics, and he has worked on various eGov projects. He loves building stuff with WordPress and is always curious about the possibilities that new versions have to offer. He has worked solo, in teams, and remotely.



Preferred Environment

Bitbucket, GitHub, Atom, Notepad++, Sublime Text 3

The most amazing...

...project I've been involved is the Diavgeia, a Greek national platform built for uploading all the public decisions online.

Work Experience

Web Developer

2007 - PRESENT
  • Developed WordPress sites with custom themes.
  • Built WordPress plugins.
  • Created Facebook apps for websites (contests, games).
  • Utilized WordPress as a back-end engine for various projects.
  • Contributed in various open government projects.
  • Trained people in various government agencies on open data.
Technologies: WordPress, JavaScript, MySQL, PHP

Odysseus Contest
Pan-European contest for students in space exploration. Contains the whole flow, from registration to project evaluation. More than 3,000 participants. Built from scratch.

Famous for a Reason

Campaign website for Famous Whiskey. Did the voting system based on Facebook login.


Back-end development for a custom theme on the Vinegar Top product website. Custom post types and taxonomies along with SEO optimizations.

OpenGov Consultations
Complete solution for the needs of public law consultations. Used by the Greek Ministries.

Travel Blog

Backend Development of custom theme for famous hotel chain in Greece.


HTML, PHP, CSS, JavaScript


jQuery, WordPress API, Facebook API, jQuery CDN


WooCommerce, WordPress, Linux, Joomla 3


APIs, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Rescue, HTML to WordPress, Website Migration, WordPress Themes, PSD to WordPress, PSD to HTML


Yii 2


Bitbucket, Git, Subversion (SVN), Sublime Text 3, Atom, GitHub



2015 - 2015

Certified Trainer in Open Data

Open Data Institute - London

2007 - 2009

Master of Science Degree in Health Informatics

National University of Athens - Athens, Greece

2002 - 2007

Bachelor of Science Degree in Informatics

Athens University of Economic and Business - Athens, Greece