Verified Expert in Engineering
Mato is a knowledgeable and reliable front-end developer with over a decade of experience in website development. He pays attention to the details, the user experience, and site performance. Mato quickly adopts new technologies and keeps track of the latest industry trends. Mato's worked as a front-end team lead in a large web development agency, and a few agencies from the EU and US already use him to outsource their development.
Git, Linux, Windows, PhpStorm, Webpack
The most amazing...
...thing I've made was a circular navigation for a Volkswagen VR mobile app.
Business Owner | Front-end Team Lead
- Developed dozens of custom WordPress and Craft CMS sites for USA, UK, Australian, and Western Europe markets.
- Developed custom plugins for WordPress and Craft CMS.
- Offered consulting services for improving website lead generation.
Front-end Team Lead
- Implemented new technologies and development planning at Q Software, the number one fastest-growing software agency in Europe according to Deloitte and top 20 World's best agencies by Clutch.
- Supervised and mentored a team of front-end developers.
- Developed pure front-end projects, custom WordPress websites, and Craft CMS websites.
- Developed a style guide PHP system for automated element presentation to the client and complete page building out of element modules.
- Planned project workflows and had a part in the front-end team organization.
- Developed the front end for a mobile VR application and connected the front end with a Unity layer.
- Implemented BEM methodology at the company level for modular front-end development.
Senior Front-end Developer
- Developed custom WordPress themes from Sketch and PSD designs for Human, the winner website of the prestigious Lovie Award for Best Practices.
- Closely cooperated with designers during the planning and development phase.
- Managed the new employee onboarding and supervision.
- Integrated the Optimizely tool for website A/B testing.
- Analyzed Google Analytics for SEO and sales improvements on web stores and news portals.
- Implemented SEO optimization for clients' websites.
- Planned and developed new features for the website.
- Implemented the following APIs: Google Analytics, Facebook, MailChimp, and Mandrill.
- Analyzed Google Analytics reports.
- Helped in the planning of marketing projects and developed marketing tools.
- Created a dashboard for displaying all the relevant statistics in one place: sales performance, advertising performance, traffic, social engagement, and business plan goals.
Owner | Web Developer
- Developed WordPress websites and implemented SEO techniques to attract visitors which were then monetized by Google AdSense, CPA networks, or direct advertising position sales.
- Developed a fully functional web to PDF memory book generator service.
- Analyzed visitor statistics in order to improve site usability and conversion.
- Developed a WooCommerce webshop and integrated automatic inventory synchronization with third-party web shops.
- Built a custom CMS for an interior design portal.
- Developed a website which displayed data for 1,000,000 world places, had automatic content generation, a Google Maps integration, and weather forecast integration based on location and hotel offers nearby.
Freelance Web Developer
- Developed websites on various open source CMS platforms.
- Built simple and complex PHP systems.
- Implemented search engine optimization techniques on websites.
- Monetized websites.
VW SeeMore | VR Mobile Apphttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbRGdMaF4ZM
Foundation CSS, Bootstrap, ZURB Foundation, Bootstrap 3, Twig, Nuxt.js
jQuery, Google AdSense, jQuery Plugins, React, Vue, Vue 2
Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), ACF PRO, Gulp, Adobe Photoshop, GreenSock, Photoshop CS6, Bower, Optimizely, Git, Figma, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Sublime Text, PhpStorm, Webpack, Sketch 3, Sketch, Grunt, NPM, GitLab, Asana, Assembla, Jira, GitHub, Slack, Google Analytics, Subversion (SVN), Trello
On-page SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), BEM
Craft CMS, WordPress, Windows, Linux, Shopify
Single-page Applications (SPA), CSS3 Animation, User Interface (UI), WordPress Plugins, PSD Slicing, HTML to WordPress, Blade, Sketch to HTML, PSD to HTML, WordPress Themes, PSD to WordPress, Ajax, User Experience (UX), Crazy Egg, HTML5 Audio, Team Leadership, PSD to PHP, Web UI, Full-stack, htaccess, Project Planning, Search Engine Submissions, Booking, Business Ideas, Business Planning, Sketch to WordPress, XD to HTML, API Integration, Acoustics, Engineering
JSON, MySQL, Databases
Master's Degree in Radio Communication and Professional Electronics
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing - Zagreb, Croatia