Joe Harrison Cooper, WordPress Developer in London, United Kingdom
Joe Harrison Cooper

WordPress Developer in London, United Kingdom

Member since February 23, 2018
Joe is a freelance developer specializing in WordPress based projects. He has over 7 years of remote experience, where he worked directly with his own clients as well as alongside freelancers and agencies from all around the world. He believes the key to every successful project is regular communication, ensuring every part of the project is understood, and delivering work that exceeds expectations.
Joe is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Freelancer
    SCSS, jQuery, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress
  • Toptal Client
    WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, Turbolinks, SCSS, JavaScript, WordPress
  • Toptal Client
    Training & Training Content Development, Training, WP Engine, Avada, WordPress

Experience

Location

London, United Kingdom

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Git, WP Engine, WordPress

The most amazing...

...project I've been involved with was a set of custom plugins that delivered a completely tailored editing experience for a non-profit organization.

Employment

  • WordPress Developer

    2012 - PRESENT
    Freelancer
    • Developed multiple custom WordPress plugins to ensure a simple and consistent editing experience.
    • Integrated multiple off-the-shelf solutions and built multiple custom solutions to integrate third party tools and APIs with WordPress.
    • Configured and optimised WordPress to handle ensure the whole platform was running as securely as possible by following industry best practices.
    • Integrated SSO into a WordPress site to ensure a consistent and secure authentication process for users.
    • Built a range of Gutenberg blocks to provide site admins with a simple and flexible way to add new content while maintaining brand consistency.
    • Maintained multiple sites after completion to ensure everything continued to perform reliably and securely.
    • Worked with teams large and small to plan, build and support a range of projects from start to finish.
    Technologies: SCSS, jQuery, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress
  • WordPress/Front-end Developer

    2020 - 2020
    Toptal Client
    • Worked with the client to identify capabilities/concerns of plugins to ensure the right decisions were made from the start.
    • Leveraged the power of WordPress to quickly create an MVP so the client could quickly test their idea with a working prototype.
    • Built a completely custom WordPress theme to match the provided Figma designs.
    • Configured a WordPress plugin to import content every day from a range of sources.
    • Built a custom account area to provide users a simply way to manage their preferences and settings.
    • Added the ability for users to sign in with a range of different providers. (Google, Facebook, Twitter etc.).
    Technologies: WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, Turbolinks, SCSS, JavaScript, WordPress
  • WordPress Developer

    2020 - 2020
    Toptal Client
    • Worked with the client to explore a range of different options on how to use WordPress to achieve their goals.
    • Rebuilt two old sites onto WordPress using the Avada theme.
    • Set up custom user roles to ensure each admin could only see what was relevant to them.
    • Migrated two websites to WPEngine without any downtime.
    • Provided training to the client on how to use the new sites.
    Technologies: Training & Training Content Development, Training, WP Engine, Avada, WordPress
  • WordPress Developer

    2019 - 2020
    Freelance
    • Assisted with pragmatically migrating years of content from Drupal to WordPress.
    • Configured WooCommerce to sell a range of products including a recurring subscription service.
    • Configured Give WP to accept donations in a multitude of different ways.
    • Built a custom theme that improved upon the previous iteration of the website.
    • Customized the back end of WordPress to ensure an easy to use editing experience.
    Technologies: Give WP, WooCommerce, Drupal, JavaScript, PHP, WordPress Plugins, WordPress
  • Front-end Developer

    2016 - 2019
    Freelance
    • Designed over 25 websites for non-profits from around the world.
    • Developed over 80 websites for non-profits from around the world.
    • Integrated a range of third party services (Google Maps, Zen Desk, Help Scout, etc.).
    Technologies: WordPress, JavaScript, CSS, HTML

Skills

  • Languages

    HTML, CSS, SCSS, JavaScript, PHP
  • Tools

    VS Code, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Git
  • Platforms

    WordPress, WooCommerce, Drupal
  • Other

    Gravity Forms, WooCommerce Subscriptions 2, Avada, Turbolinks, WordPress Themes, WordPress Plugins, Training, Give WP, Training & Training Content Development
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, jQuery UI
  • Storage

    WP Engine

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