Mato Tominac, Developer in Dugo Selo, Croatia
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Mato Tominac

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Software Developer

Dugo Selo, Croatia
Toptal Member Since
August 28, 2017

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.

Craft CMS, WordPress, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), ACF PRO, WordPress Themes...
Q Software
Craft CMS, WordPress, React, jQuery, MySQL, Twig, Gulp, PHP, JavaScript, Sass...
Bootstrap, ZURB Foundation, Bower, Grunt, Gulp, JavaScript, Sass, CSS, HTML...




Preferred Environment

Git, Linux, Windows, PhpStorm, Webpack

The most amazing...

...thing I've made was a circular navigation for a Volkswagen VR mobile app.

Work Experience

Business Owner | Front-end Team Lead

2017 - PRESENT
  • 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.
Technologies: Craft CMS, WordPress, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), ACF PRO, WordPress Themes, HTML to WordPress, PSD to WordPress, WordPress Plugins, XD to HTML, Sketch to HTML, Sketch to WordPress, Team Leadership, Project Planning, API Integration, PHP, GraphQL

Front-end Team Lead

2016 - 2017
Q Software
  • 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.
Technologies: Craft CMS, WordPress, React, jQuery, MySQL, Twig, Gulp, PHP, JavaScript, Sass, CSS, HTML, Webpack, PSD Slicing, Sketch to WordPress, XD to HTML, Team Leadership, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), ACF PRO

Senior Front-end Developer

2015 - 2016
  • Developed custom WordPress themes from Sketch and PSD designs for Human, the winner website of the prestigious Lovie Award for Best Practices.
  • Sliced PSD and Sketch files into HTML, JSS, and JavaScript.
  • 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.
Technologies: Bootstrap, ZURB Foundation, Bower, Grunt, Gulp, JavaScript, Sass, CSS, HTML, Sketch to WordPress, Sketch to HTML, PSD to HTML, WordPress, WordPress Themes, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), ACF PRO, PHP

Product Developer

2014 - 2015
  • 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.
Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, MySQL, PHP

Owner | Web Developer

2010 - 2014
Internet Usluge
  • 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.
Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML

Freelance Web Developer

2000 - 2010
Freelance Work
  • Developed websites on various open source CMS platforms.
  • Built simple and complex PHP systems.
  • Implemented search engine optimization techniques on websites.
  • Monetized websites.
Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML

Ginetta Cars
I was the project lead for a team of four on a project where we developed a Craft CMS website and sliced Sketch designs.

Hilti AG
I was part of the international front-end team which developed international corporate pages and web shop for Hilti.

Robbie's Hope
I developed a custom WordPress theme, integrated a RESTful API, worked with Vue.js, and created animations.

Calm Clinic

I developed this site.

Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Altus Vail
I built this WordPress custom theme.

VW SeeMore | VR Mobile App
I developed the mobile version of the VR app for showing and customizing Volkswagen cars.

I developed a WordPress and WooCommerce site with custom design slicing.


I worked as part of the team that sliced Sketch files. I was in charge of the technology selection, code organization and standards, and developing PHP/Twig systems for automatic style guide presentation to clients and building web pages using Twig modules.
I developed the front end for a news portal of the large Slovenian magazine Večer. I worked closely with the designer during the whole development process.

RTL Television
I was part of the team who developed a news portal for the Croatian TV house RTL Television.

Njuškalo Blog
I developed the custom WordPress theme for largest Croatian classified website.

Podravka Barbecuing
I built a microsite for the largest Croatian food company.

Organic India
A custom WordPress website and a matching Shopify store. The challenge was to seamlessly connect both systems into one website where users can easily switch from Shopify to WordPress without noticing the change.
2001 - 2010

Master's Degree in Radio Communication and Professional Electronics

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing - Zagreb, Croatia


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


Foundation CSS, Bootstrap, ZURB Foundation, Bootstrap 3, Twig, Nuxt.js


HTML, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP, HTML5, CSS, Sass, SCSS, GraphQL, ECMAScript (ES6), HTML4, C


On-page SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), BEM


Craft CMS, WordPress, Windows, Linux, Shopify


JSON, MySQL, Databases


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

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