Junaid Ahmed, WordPress Developer in Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
Junaid Ahmed

WordPress Developer in Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan

Member since September 18, 2017
Junaid is a professional web developer working with companies across the globe, building clean, responsive, and scalable web applications. He is always focused on accessibility, progressive enhancement, and performance. Junaid loves integrating web services, mostly combining WordPress and Shopify with other web services. He believes the web should be accessible to everyone and strives to build experiences that work well for everyone.
Junaid is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • HRVST
    DevOps, CSS3, HTML5, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby, Shopify, WordPress, PHP...
  • Freelance
    DevOps, Liquid, Shopify, WordPress, PHP, CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript
  • Joovv (via Toptal)
    CSS3, HTML5, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby, PHP, JavaScript, Liquid, Shopify

Experience

Location

Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Git, VS Code, Terminal, Mac OS

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is a WordPress drag'n drop form builder plugin with web hooks functionality.

Employment

  • Team Lead & Software Engineer

    2017 - PRESENT
    HRVST
    • Cultivated the development team to deliver quality products by following modern approaches as well as streamline workflows.
    • Collaborated with the design team to validate mockups based on the technology stack to reduce design iterations and technical bottlenecks.
    • Crafted complex yet visually appealing design mockups from design tools such as Sketch, Figma, and Adobe XD into pixel-perfect, responsive, and cross-platform (and cross-device) compatible user interfaces.
    • Developed robust, responsive, and customizable WordPress themes.
    • Successfully delivered custom WordPress plugins for third-party service integrations and on-site custom functionality.
    • Developed flexible and modern Shopify themes to increase customer engagement and conversions.
    Technologies: DevOps, CSS3, HTML5, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby, Shopify, WordPress, PHP, JavaScript
  • Full-stack Developer and Consultant

    2016 - PRESENT
    Freelance
    • Provided consultation and strategy for integrating WordPress and Shopify with third-party web services.
    • Facilitated and developed various WordPress plugins with advanced API integrations, including Google Sheets, Zapier, web scraping, and Single Sign-On.
    • Delivered WordPress and Shopify sites/stores with stunning user interfaces, rich user experiences, and intuitive back-end experiences.
    • Provided consultation to clients on their product UX improvement to increase conversions.
    Technologies: DevOps, Liquid, Shopify, WordPress, PHP, CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2018 - 2020
    Joovv (via Toptal)
    • Successfully rebranded and deployed time-sensitive Joovv's store within 2 weeks.
    • Efficiently maintained the technical operations for the online store during the rest of my tenure at Joovv.
    • Enhanced and managed Joovv's Shopify theme as new products and marketing campaigns roll out.
    • Developed custom integrations between Shopify and third-party services/apps such as Hubspot.
    • Delivered pixel-perfect and stunning user interfaces from design mockups.
    • Worked with the marketing team to build highly converting landing pages.
    • Developed out of the box custom solutions to complement the company‚Äôs unique products.
    Technologies: CSS3, HTML5, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby, PHP, JavaScript, Liquid, Shopify
  • Lead WordPress Developer

    2015 - 2017
    iPlex Pvt Ltd
    • Cultivated the WordPress team to develop advanced websites and web apps.
    • Mentored incoming WordPress and JavaScript talent.
    • Developed WordPress themes with user-friendly interfaces, rich user experience, and performant code.
    • Successfully delivered visually appealing websites with smooth animations in HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, PHP, WordPress

Experience

  • Joovv (Development)
    https://joovv.com/

    Joovv is a light therapy product with medical-grade power trusted by world-class athletes.

    Joovv.com, the eCommerce store, is powered by Shopify Plus for a flexible and performance rich experience. At Joovv, I was responsible for developing and maintaining the eCommerce store. I worked with the design team to help showcase the quality of the product on the website. Other than visual experiences, I am proud of the custom solutions I created for integrating Joovv.com with third party services and products like Hubspot, duty calculation services, and geo-based logics.

    I developed pixel-perfect landing pages in Shopify using HTML5, Sass (CSS), JavaScript, and Liquid. Crafted custom solutions to connect Joovv.com with third-party services using PHP on AWS.

  • SGI Leads (Development)
    https://sgileads.com/

    SGILeads provides turnkey contractor website services with SEO-optimized, fast performing, and intuitive web templates.

    I worked with the team to develop their designs into WordPress themes to be used by many websites. The themes I developed were SEO-rich, fast-performing with intuitive backend editing experience and the result was that clients were able to get their site up and running in a matter of minutes.

    To help build the complete suite, I integrated a WordPress multi-site solution with small automation and shortcode plugins to help to manage the sites easier for clients and the SGILeads team.

    I also developed a custom single sign-on solution using YourMembership as a membership hub.

    * I worked with PlacementSEO as a developer and strategist on this project.

  • Quoc (Development)
    https://quoc.cc/

    An elegant and professional eCommerce store for Quoc, the finest shoes. Developed on Shopify with an easy-to-use back end, pixel-perfect design, and JavaScript to talk to different APIs.

    * I worked with WhereBeaglesDare as a developer on this project.

  • FukushuConcepts (Development)
    https://www.fukushuconcepts.com/

    Restaurant web app with pixel perfect UI with interactive animations and WordPress as the backbone.

  • Bicycle Colorado (Development)
    https://www.bicyclecolorado.org/

    Custom UI design developed in WordPress with custom modules, i.e. Events, Directory listings.

  • KIN Coworking (Development)
    https://kincoworking.com/

    From design to custom WordPress theme with intuitive backend and content editing, animations, interactive and dynamic modals based on user behaviour.

    * I worked on this project during my time at HRVST.

  • Expert Resumes (Development)
    http://expertresumes.com/

    Migrated a static business site to an attractive business portfolio using WordPress and advanced WooCommerce customizations.

Skills

  • Languages

    CSS, HTML, CSS3, PHP, HTML5, JavaScript, Sass, Ruby
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap, Divi, ZURB Foundation, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Libraries/APIs

    Liquid, WooCommerce API, Mailchimp API, jQuery, WordPress API, Google API, jQuery UI
  • Tools

    Asana, WPBakery, Sublime Text 3, Terminal, Gulp.js, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, Zapier, Git, VS Code
  • Paradigms

    Responsive Web Design (RWD), Unit Testing, Agile Software Development, DevOps
  • Platforms

    WooCommerce, Shopify, WordPress, MacOS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Mac OS
  • Industry Expertise

    eCommerce
  • Storage

    WP Engine, JSON, MySQL
  • Other

    Web UI, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, Elementor, APIs, API Integration, Gravity Forms, MemberPress, Website Migration, Pixel Perfect, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Google SEO, Cloud, Web Services

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2012 - 2016
    COMSATS Institute of Information Technology - Abbottabad, Pakistan

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