Harit Raval, Developer in Rajkot, Gujarat, India
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Harit Raval

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Software Developer

Location
Rajkot, Gujarat, India
Toptal Member Since
November 27, 2016

For the past 12 years, Harit's been working with PHP-based web development, and more recently, the past eight, delivering projects using WordPress. He's familiar with a wide variety of tech—most anything related to his area of expertise—and has worked with clients from several fields. His niche area of expertise though lies in developing with PHP, Yii, Yii 2, My SQL and anything related to WordPress (themes, plugins, and HTML to WP conversions).

Portfolio

Freelance
Bootstrap, Magento, Laravel, Yii, PHP, WordPress, WordPress Plugins...
StridEdge Technology Company
Bootstrap, Yii, WordPress, Joomla, Ionic, PHP, WordPress Plugins...
Infinity Infoway Pvt Ltd
JavaScript, Ajax, HTML, PHP, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, MySQL...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Notepad++, Adobe Dreamweaver, MacOS, Windows

The most amazing...

...things I've made were a variety of programs for car hiring, appointment booking, and multilevel marketing commission calculation.

Work Experience

Full-stack Freelance Developer

2018 - PRESENT
Freelance
  • Implemented subscription setups in Magento 1.9 and WordPress.
  • Enabled appointment booking in WordPress as a custom plugin.
  • Installed Unbounce, Drip, and MailChimp opt-ins for a sales funnel in WordPress website.
  • Developed a WordPress feature where the user can login with only a mobile number.
Technologies: Bootstrap, Magento, Laravel, Yii, PHP, WordPress, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, MySQL, CSS, WooCommerce, Payment APIs

Partner

2010 - 2018
StridEdge Technology Company
  • Generated business leads and communicated with clients.
  • Scouted and acquired talent, which helped the agency grow and have a broader technical basket.
  • Led the team on multiple projects and fostered staff development. Estimated, executed, and documented various projects.
  • Wrote PHP programming bug solutions and provided technical support.
  • Reached up to eight times the turnover compared to the founding year. Led eight in-house employees.
  • Introduced WordPress and mobile application combination using Ionic.
  • Launched Native Mobile for “Apricot Law” and “What Locals Know.”.
  • Trained employees on Magento, BigCommerce, Interspire, Prestashop, OpenCart, WordPress, and APIs like SMS Gateway and GreenID.
Technologies: Bootstrap, Yii, WordPress, Joomla, Ionic, PHP, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, MySQL, CSS, WooCommerce, Payment APIs

Team Leader

2009 - 2010
Infinity Infoway Pvt Ltd
  • Led teams and communicated with clients. Estimated, executed, and documented projects. Introduced diversification in the workplace.
  • Developed complex programming features, like betting and betting result generation, as the lead PHP programmer.
  • Played an active role in bagging the ERP project of the multinational educational brand Aloha for Chennai H.Q.
  • Pitched and won the edutainment project, Plexus; I also led the project.
Technologies: JavaScript, Ajax, HTML, PHP, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, MySQL, WordPress, CSS, Payment APIs

Senior Web Developer

2006 - 2009
Shri Consultancy Service
  • Wrote PHP programming and created solutions to bugs.
  • Provided technical support for existing projects and supported junior team members.
  • Introduced div-based HTML tagging. Single-handedly finished the taxi booking program.
  • Created a commission calculator for a binary-multilevel marketing agent tree.
Technologies: JavaScript, Ajax, HTML, PHP, HTML to WordPress, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, MySQL, WordPress, CSS, Payment APIs

Swiss Fintech

https://swissfinte.ch/
I redeveloped this site with a new layout that suits the client's strategy for highlighting the business's core idea.

I also used MembershipWorks for events, membership payments, classifieds, and member directory.

Wegh Group

https://www.weghgroup.com/
I developed a multi-language WordPress CMS using the Origin theme.
There was a requirement to modify the theme as per the PSD design. This modification was done by creating a child theme of the main theme.

MER Conference | International Event and Video Membership with Multiple User Roles

This site was developed in 2015, and I've been working on it as technical support till 2019.

PROJECT:
This is a WordPress-based website with a high level of customization.

WORK DONE:
• Applied a new child theme, mainly color scheme changes, for each new year.
• Integrated WooCommerce and WooCommerce membership plugins to have an event membership function valid for one year.
• Developed event videos like seminars and lectures are sold through a special video membership.
• Implemented a Stripe payment gateway for membership purchases.
• Created various user roles such as attendee, speaker, exhibitor, and exhibitor representative. They all have different access control panels and dashboards based on their user roles.
• Developed a custom plugin to enable appointment booking between the attendee and exhibitor.
• Built a WordPress front-end plugin that is used for speakers. After the login, speakers can upload their presentation upload, and it is then reviewed and approved by the main admin.

MAIN TECHNOLOGIES: WordPress, WooCommerce

Futon World

https://www.futonworld.com/
I developed a furniture sales website using Divi And WooCommerce. This site also has a special feature in the shipping section. The client needed zone-specific shipping charges and various shipping methods.

CarVine | Car Dealer Website

https://carvine.co.uk
For this project, I developed a child theme.

PROJECT DETAILS:
• Cars are stored as WooCommerce products.
• Data scraping was done with CasperJS, custom PHP, and a Cron job to populate the cars within WooCommerce.
• Heavily customized a WooCommerce checkout to accommodate three years of residential and employment history.
• Ensured that the WooCommerce orders are sent to DealTrack with the API

An APR finance calculator implementation can be found below at Carvine.co.uk/car-finance-calculator.

MAIN TECHNOLOGIES: WordPress, WooCommerce, DealTrack Integration

Colombo Pavimenti

http://colombopavimenti.it/
I developed a website using WordPress CMS and Origin theme.
There was a requirement to modify the theme as per PSD design. This modification was done by creating the child theme of the main Origin theme. So theme updates will not affect the modification.

Monte Chervano

http://www.montechervano.it/
I developed a multi-language WordPress Content Management System using the Origin theme.
I had to modify the secondary theme as per the PSD design. This was done by creating a child theme of primary Origin theme.

Vree | Health Service CMS Site

https://www.vree.it/
I used the Schema Lite theme of the WordPress repository (https://wordpress.org/themes/schema-lite//).
I modified the theme in order to achieve the given PSD designs. This modification is done in the child theme to overcome the update blockage of the theme.

Busselton Tram Co | CMS

The original site was in Joomla. The project requirement was to transfer a Joomla site into a WordPress site. I used a Divi, and then a Divi child theme was implemented here to make it look similar to their original Joomla layout.

Australasian Health Development Network | Healthy Meal Generator

This project was delivered in 2015.

This is a Yii-based custom programming website. The website's core idea is to allow the institute to generate healthy meals according to the Australian Government Standards for various age groups of students.

Here, the institute or any organization can register with PayPal. This membership lasts for a year, and they can generate their weekly or daily meals and have their nutrition report based on their meal ingredients.

They can also have a shopping list generated based on meal ingredients.

MAIN TECHNOLOGIES: Yii

Breast Cancer Click | Community Website and Social Engine

http://breastcancerclick.com.au/
— Worked on this in 2011 and redesigned it in 2015 —

This is a social engine-based website, and the engine is based on the Zend Framework, which is not unlike Magento.

I implemented bits-n-pieces size code features and modifications like searching, display order changing, color scheme changes, validation, confirmation changes, and more.

E-Screen | Magento Theme Integration

The Magento version was delivered in 2016.

This is a Magento-based website for touchscreen selling. A ready-made theme was used with minor tweaks to the display. Currently, it's been updated to WordPress.

InterBranche

http://www.interbranche.de/
— Delivered in 2015 —

This is a WordPress-based CMS website that uses a ready-made Elvyre theme.
Visual Page Builder was used to make all the pages.
CSS and code modification was done through child theme.
Recently, it's been redesigned with a new theme.

Bauer & Reif

This is a Magento-based eCommerce website for selling dental equipment. The client chose a ready-made theme for Magento 1, and afterward, some display design tweaks were applied. As of now, this business is permanently shut-down.
2001 - 2005

Master's Degree in Computer Applications

Indira Gandhi National Open University - New Delhi, India

2000 - 2001

Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Computer Applications

Saurashtra University - Rajkot, India

1997 - 2000

Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry

Saurashtra University - Rajkot, India

Libraries/APIs

jQuery, Stripe

Tools

Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Adobe Dreamweaver, Notepad++, Zapier, Trello, Asana, Slack, WPML, Divi Builder 3

Frameworks

Yii 2, Yii 1, Bootstrap, Divi, Ionic, Yii, Laravel, Zend Framework

Storage

MySQL, RDBMS

Languages

PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, C, C++, Active Server Pages (ASP), SQL, Java

Platforms

WordPress, WooCommerce, OpenCart, Windows, MacOS, Joomla, Magento, osCommerce, Drupal, SocialEngine, Magento 1, Oracle

Paradigms

Responsive Web Design (RWD)

Other

HTML to WordPress, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, Ajax, Plugins, Membership Sites, Booking Systems, Paid Memberships Pro (PMPro), Events, User Registration, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Data Structures, Chemistry, Avada, Elementor, eCommerce, Payment APIs

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