Karlo Butorac, WordPress Developer in Crikvenica, Croatia
Karlo Butorac

WordPress Developer in Crikvenica, Croatia

Member since June 25, 2021
Karlo is an exceptional WordPress developer with 8+ years of experience, specializing in developing custom WordPress themes and plugins and solving any WordPress-related issues. Karlo has developed and deployed customized web-based solutions for small businesses all the way up to multimillion-dollar corporations, such as LJUNGSTRÖM. He has delivered excellence as a full-time employee and as a freelancer.
Karlo is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Lighthouse Media
    WordPress, jQuery, SCSS, Git, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), PHP...
  • Studio Envato
    WordPress, JavaScript, Migration, HTML, CSS, PHP, cPanel, Figma, jQuery...
  • XstreamThemes
    WordPress, PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PSD to WordPress, Git...

Experience

Location

Crikvenica, Croatia

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

WordPress, Git, Figma, Adobe CC, Terminal, MacOS

The most amazing...

...WordPress-powered website solution I've developed was for LJUNGSTRÖM, one of the world's most famous brands and one of the world's top 500 enterprises.

Employment

  • WordPress Developer

    2018 - PRESENT
    Lighthouse Media
    • Developed a website based on a custom WordPress framework and the client's requirements.
    • Optimized a website for speed loading and achieved Google PageSpeed scores above 90.
    • Maintained existing installations and cleaned them from malware and other issues.
    Technologies: WordPress, jQuery, SCSS, Git, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), PHP, Site Speed Optimization, PSD to WordPress, HTML, WooCommerce, WPML, Gravity Forms, cPanel, eCommerce, Malware Removal, Adobe CC
  • Web Developer

    2013 - PRESENT
    Studio Envato
    • Developed custom-designed websites on WordPress with PSD to WordPress conversions.
    • Restored, cleaned, and rescued infected or damaged WordPress installations.
    • Built unique plugins based on clients' requirements.
    Technologies: WordPress, JavaScript, Migration, HTML, CSS, PHP, cPanel, Figma, jQuery, WooCommerce, PSD to WordPress, Malware Removal, Gravity Forms, Backups, eCommerce, WordPress Installation, Child Themes, WordPress Themes, ACF Pro, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Genesis Framework, SCSS, Deployment, Ajax, Git, Gutenberg Editor, Gulp, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Site Speed Optimization, WPML, MySQL, HTML to WordPress, WordPress Design
  • Web Developer

    2012 - PRESENT
    XstreamThemes
    • Created custom WordPress themes and plugins to develop solutions based on clients' requirements.
    • Restored, cleaned, and rescued infected or damaged WordPress installations.
    • Maintained the website and provided support for issues in WordPress system usage.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PSD to WordPress, Git, Site Speed Optimization, SCSS, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, Child Themes, WordPress Design, Ajax, jQuery, HTML to WordPress, eCommerce, WooCommerce, MySQL, Gravity Forms, WordPress Installation, Figma, Sketch, Adobe CC, cPanel, Gulp, Webpack, Deployment, Backups
  • WordPress Developer

    2022 - 2022
    ThinkSono GmbH
    • Worked on a new site version with an updated design on a custom WordPress theme for an innovative healthcare project.
    • Transferred ready design files from Figma to a fully working WordPress site.
    • Developed new site sections optimized for mobile devices by using ACF builder.
    Technologies: WordPress, WordPress Themes, Responsive Web Apps, CSS, HTML, Responsive Web Design (RWD), User Experience (UX)
  • WordPress Developer

    2020 - 2022
    Neuralab
    • Created custom WordPress themes and plugins based on the designs provided.
    • Wrote code in one or more programming or scripting languages, such as PHP or JavaScript; debugged code; and set up continuous deployment procedures.
    • Met with clients to identify their needs and liaised with them regularly during projects.
    Technologies: WordPress, JavaScript, SCSS, Git, PHP, Deployment, PSD to WordPress, WordPress Themes, WordPress Plugins, Site Speed Optimization, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), CSS, Gulp, Webpack, ACF Pro, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Backups, Figma, jQuery, SVG, Ajax, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), WordPress Installation, Child Themes, MySQL, WPML, WooCommerce, Gutenberg Editor, Hosting, WordPress Design, HTML to WordPress, Genesis Framework, Bootstrap

Experience

  • Website Maintenance for a Silicon Valley-based SaaS Company
    https://www.bluescape.com/

    I maintained and developed new features on a WordPress-powered website for a SaaS company. This included implementing provided designs to the website, integrating third-party features, and developing new HubSpot landing pages and custom modules.

  • Branch Technology — Website for a Revolutionary Construction Technology Company
    https://branchtechnology.com/

    A WordPress-powered website for a revolutionary construction-technology company that 3D prints facades for commercial buildings. The website was built with a custom theme optimized for fast loading times, responsive design, and an easy-to-use back-end interface for content managing.

  • Marketing Website for a Web3.js Education Project
    http://crowdclass.com/

    Built from scratch a WordPress-powered website following the provided Figma designs. It’s a single-page website with animations and content revealed on scroll. The website is optimized for fast loading times and with the best SEO practices.

  • Website Update for an Innovative Healthcare Product
    https://thinksono.com/

    I updated the existing WordPress-powered site based on provided Figma design files. My work included building new website modules and implementing them into an existing system while keeping everything simple and easy to maintain for future updates.

  • Website for Award-winning PPC Software
    https://trueclicks.com/

    A WordPress-powered website built on a custom theme for award-winning pay-per-click software, Trueclicks. The website offers tables for advanced pricing plan options that change based on visitors' IP addresses.

  • Website for an Eating Disorders Clinic
    https://happybodyclinic.com.au/

    A WordPress-powered website based on a custom Genesis framework child theme for Happy Body, an eating disorders clinic. I developed the whole website using a custom-made, back-end editor that offers easy website maintenance and updates.

  • Website for a Warehouse Management Solution
    https://www.datapel.com/

    A project to migrate all content from a site that was originally built on Drupal CMS to WordPress. In addition to migrating the site, I built a new site version with a custom WordPress theme. The site also offers a forum section that's powered by bbPress.

  • Furniture Store Built with WooCommerce and WordPress
    https://modusdesignshop.hr/

    Developed a high-end furniture store built on top of WooCommerce and WordPress with a custom theme. The site is optimized for speed loading and search engine optimization and integrated with multiple payment gateways.

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SCSS, HTML5, CSS3
  • Frameworks

    Genesis Framework, Bootstrap
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery
  • Tools

    Git, WPML, Gutenberg Editor, ACF Pro, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Figma, Adobe CC, Terminal, Sketch, Gulp, Webpack, WPBakery, Illustrator CC, Animatron, Mailchimp, GitHub
  • Platforms

    WordPress, WooCommerce, cPanel, MacOS, WordPress Theme Design
  • Storage

    MySQL
  • Other

    Computer Programming, Site Speed Optimization, PSD to WordPress, Gravity Forms, Migration, Malware Removal, Backups, eCommerce, WordPress Installation, WordPress Themes, WordPress Plugins, HTML to WordPress, SVG, Ajax, Child Themes, WordPress Design, Computer Science, Deployment, APIs, PSD to HTML, Page Speed Optimization, ACF, Responsive UI, Contact Form 7, Yoast SEO, Google SEO, Slider Design, Responsive Design, Animated GIFs, HubSpot, HubSpot CRM, Animation, Responsive Web Apps, User Experience (UX)
  • Paradigms

    Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Hosting, Responsive, Responsive Layout, Responsive Web Design (RWD)

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
    2015 - 2019
    University of Rijeka, Faculty of Engineering - Rijeka, Croatia
  • High School Diploma in Computer Programming
    2005 - 2009
    High School of Electrical and Computer Engineering - Rijeka, Croatia

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