Marko Kukanjac, Developer in Gothenburg, Sweden
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Marko Kukanjac

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Front-end Developer

Location
Gothenburg, Sweden
Toptal Member Since
August 8, 2016

Marko is a passionate full-stack development expert with 8+ years of experience creating WordPress themes, web apps, and entire web solutions and services. He also does API integrations, WordPress plugin development, and custom WordPress integrations, backed with extensive knowledge of web technologies, including PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, and HTML. Marko was the lead developer at Themes Kingdom and founder of PressMates, both premium WordPress theme shops.

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Git, MacOS, Storm, PHP

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed from scratch is a Danish luxury portal providing multiple vendor accounts and management and buyer user accounts in four languages.

Work Experience

Full-stack Developer

2017 - 2020
Weightpoint
  • Developed full-stack websites, web apps, and web services.
  • Worked on complete web solutions for various businesses.
  • Created multiple custom API integrations and solutions.
Technologies: CSS, WordPress, JavaScript, PHP

Founder | Lead WordPress Developer

2015 - 2020
PressMates
  • Founded a professional WordPress themes development business.
  • Developed WordPress themes to sell on the premium WordPress theme marketplaces.
  • Created plugins to sell on the premium WordPress marketplaces.
Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, WordPress

CMS Screener

2017 - 2018
Toptal
  • Screened new Toptal talents and tested their WordPress development skills.
Technologies: PHP, WordPress

Lead WordPress Developer

2013 - 2017
Themes Kingdom
  • Developed premium WordPress themes and plugins.
Technologies: JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, WordPress

Lead PHP Developer

2012 - 2013
PopArt Studio
  • Managed projects and a small development team delivering great projects.
  • Developed WordPress websites and PHP web applications.
  • Built excellent websites with a dedicated team of developers and designers.
Technologies: HTML, CSS, jQuery, WordPress, PHP

Web Developer

2011 - 2012
Music Media Center
  • Developed several websites, including a music instruments and equipment shop, a music instruments market, and a newsletter sender application.
Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP

Web Developer

2008 - 2011
Left Foot, Inc.
  • Developed websites and web applications.
Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress, PHP

Eagleton Institute of Politics Website

https://eagleton.rutgers.edu/
A complete WordPress website solution for Eagleton Institute. I developed a custom WordPress theme from scratch and integrated extended advanced custom fields (ACF) functionality. I did the complete front- and back-end work based on the design and guidelines provided by the client.

Spectrum 360 Organization Website

https://spectrum360.org/
A website developed from scratch. I built a custom WordPress theme from scratch based on the design and guidelines provided by the client. I did the project's front- and back-end, including several advanced ACF functionalities and custom template solutions.

Communities Resist Website

https://communitiesresist.org/
A WordPress website built from scratch. I developed a custom WordPress theme that was extended with ACF plugin functionalities and multiple custom template solutions. The theme was developed based on outstanding design.

School of American Ballet Website

https://sab.org/
A WordPress website solution for the School of American Ballet. I developed a custom WordPress theme from scratch and integrated extended ACF fields functionality. I did the complete front- and back-end work based on the design and guidelines provided by the client.

DREAM Website

https://wearedream.org/
A custom WordPress theme and a full WordPress website developed from scratch based on the provided design and guidelines. The website and theme use extended ACF fields functionality and several custom-developed WordPress page templates.

Fifth Avenue Committee Website

https://fifthave.org/
A WordPress website for the Fifth Avenue Committee. I developed a custom WordPress theme from scratch and integrated extended ACF fields functionality. I did the complete front- and back-end work based on the design and guidelines provided by the client.

Win Website

https://winnyc.org/
A website solution for Win, an organization that provides safe housing and critical services to homeless women and their children. I developed a custom WordPress theme from scratch based on the client's design and guidelines. I did the project's front- and back-end, including multiple advanced ACF functionalities and custom template solutions.

Mount Sinai Teen Healthcare Website

https://www.teenhealthcare.org/
A complete WordPress website solution for Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, an organization providing free, confidential care in New York City. I developed a custom WordPress theme from scratch and integrated extended ACF fields functionality. I also did the complete front- and back-end work based on the client's design and guidelines.

Family Legal Care Organization Website

https://familylegalcare.org/
A custom WordPress theme and a full WordPress website built from scratch based on the provided design and guidelines. The website and theme use extended ACF fields functionality and several custom-developed WordPress page templates. I developed the website's front- and back-end.

Project Lyme Website

https://projectlyme.org/
A custom WordPress website solution for the Project Lyme organization. I developed a custom WordPress theme from scratch and integrated extended ACF fields functionality. I also did the complete front- and back-end work based on the design and guidelines provided by the client.

Data Collaborative for Justice Website

https://datacollaborativeforjustice.org/
A complete WordPress website solution for Data Collaborative for Justice. I developed a custom WordPress theme from scratch and integrated extended ACF fields functionality. I completed the front- and back-end work based on the client's design and guidelines.

The Jed Foundation Website

https://jedfoundation.org/
A new WordPress website solution for The Jed Foundation, a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for teens and young adults. I developed a custom WordPress theme from scratch and integrated extended ACF fields functionality. I also did the complete front- and back-end work based on the design and guidelines provided by the client.

Master Organic Chemistry

https://www.masterorganicchemistry.com/
The new WordPress website. New theme developed from scratch.

DMVF Architects Portfolio Website

http://dmvf.ie
Full-stack WordPress theme development.

Manuels River

https://manuelsriver.ca/
WordPress website built from scratch.

Upstream Marketing Agency

https://upstreammarketing.ca/
WordPress website built from scratch.

Credit Card Insider

https://www.creditcardinsider.com/
Redesign of the WordPress-based website.

Albert.io Blog

http://blog.albert.io
Front-end and WordPress theme development.

Cake Maker Valentino

http://www.valentinotorte.com/
Front-end and custom WordPress theme development.

Goodz Shop

https://themeskingdom.com/demo/goodz/
A premium WordPress theme. WooCommerce e-shop theme provides various options and an outstanding editing experience for any online shop. I developed the theme from scratch based on my colleague's design.

4D Baby Scan London

http://4dbabyscanslondon.com/
Custom WordPress theme development for an ultrasound clinic in London.
2009 - 2011

Specialist's Degree in Electronic Business and Software Engineering

ICT College - Belgrade

2006 - 2009

Master's Degree in Internet Technologies

ICT College - Belgrade

Libraries/APIs

WordPress API, REST APIs, React, WooCommerce API, jQuery UI, PayPal API, jQuery, Vue, React Redux

Tools

Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Subversion (SVN), Git, SourceTree, Sublime Text 3, Gulp, PhpMyAdmin, MySQL Workbench, Sequel Pro, Bower Front-end Dependency Manager, Bower, WPML, NPM, Terminal, Adobe Illustrator, Zeplin, Typekit, PhpStorm, Adobe Photoshop, Google Analytics, Figma, ACF PRO

Frameworks

Responsive Frameworks, Storm

Paradigms

Responsive Coding, Responsive Development, Responsive Layout, Responsive, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Mobile UI Design, Functional Programming, Mobile UX Design

Languages

CSS, SCSS, PHP, HTML, SQL, JavaScript

Platforms

HubSpot, WooCommerce, WordPress, MacOS, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)

Storage

MySQL, MySQLi

Other

PSD to Bootstrap, PSD to HTML, Responsive UI, Web UX, User Experience (UX), Full-stack, Front-end, HTML to WordPress, WordPress Themes, User Interface (UI), PSD to WordPress, APIs, Software Development, WordPress Plugins, SEO Tools, Software, Software Consulting, WordPress Multi-user, WordPress Multisite

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