Matt Bohea, Developer in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Matt Bohea

Verified Expert  in Engineering

WordPress Themes Developer

Location
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Toptal Member Since
March 14, 2018

Originally from England, Matt started his career as a web designer and developer before settling on purely front-end development. For the last four years, he's been creating clean and maintainable front ends for frameworks such as Laravel and custom themes for WordPress.

Portfolio

Redline Digital (contract)
Laravel, Git, WordPress, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, WordPress Themes...
Tundra Interactive (contract)
WordPress, Git, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, WordPress Themes, WordPress Plugins...
Matt Bohea Web Design | Freelance Work
Laravel, Git, WordPress, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, WordPress Themes...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Sass, WordPress, HTML, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Bitbucket, Linux, Tailwind CSS, Lando, Vue 2, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is a video uploading site that can be white-labeled for multiple clients.

Work Experience

Front-end Developer

2016 - PRESENT
Redline Digital (contract)
  • Created foundations for clean, scalable, maintainable code (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript).
  • Developed user-friendly, bespoke WordPress themes and plugins.
  • Cut up and implemented clean, responsive HTML email templates for MailChimp and Campaign Monitor.
Technologies: Laravel, Git, WordPress, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, WordPress Themes, WordPress Plugins, PHP, HTML, jQuery, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Bootstrap, GitHub, Adobe Photoshop, SCSS

Web Developer

2016 - 2016
Tundra Interactive (contract)
  • Helped build the front-end for Office Works' new site. Office Works is one of Australia's largest office supply companies.
  • Contributed to the development of a modern, responsive, custom WordPress theme for Melbourne Intercontinental Hotel.
  • Developed a user-friendly, responsive lead capture page for Lumo, one of Australia's leading energy companies.
Technologies: WordPress, Git, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, WordPress Themes, WordPress Plugins, PHP, HTML, jQuery, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), GitHub

Developer | Designer

2014 - 2016
Matt Bohea Web Design | Freelance Work
  • Designed and developed an award-winning adult entertainment membership website; built with WordPress.
  • Developed several clean, minimal portfolio websites for local artists and designers.
  • Provided friendly and effective ongoing support for existing clients. Regular updates and testing are essential for smooth, secure WordPress websites.
  • Assisted clients on shoestring budgets with the installation and configuration of third-party WordPress software.
Technologies: Laravel, Git, WordPress, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, WordPress Themes, WordPress Plugins, PHP, HTML, jQuery, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Bootstrap, Adobe Photoshop, SCSS

Front-end Developer

2015 - 2015
Telstra (contract)
  • Rapidly developed the front-end for a new Telstra member's portal. We were able to reuse almost all of the well-structured code on the real portal.
  • Designed and developed robust, responsive HTML email templates based on the above prototype.
  • Provided ongoing support and prompt assistance after the initial contract had expired.
Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, HTML

Scout Jobs

https://scoutjobs.com.au/
Scout Jobs is an Australian job search site that was built with Python/Django. I was hired to cut up the supplied designs and help integrate the HTML/CSS into the back-end. The CSS was compiled using LESS and for the code, I used Git.

Storybuilder

A video uploading site that allowing users to record a short 60-second video on their phone/laptop and upload it to the site. Once approved, the video appears on the home page and is then available for other users to browse.

I was tasked with cutting up supplied designs and integrating them into Laravel. The cut-ups used HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, and Sass; Git was used to track the code.

Mercator

https://www.mercator.com.au
This is a product catalog built using WordPress and WooCommerce. The transactional part of WooCommerce has been replaced with an inquiry form. I was tasked with converting the supplied designs into a fully functional, responsive WordPress theme.

Libraries/APIs

jQuery, Vue 2

Tools

Bitbucket, Photoshop CC, Sublime Text 3, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Atom, Git, Illustrator CC, GitHub, Adobe Photoshop, Sublime Text, Gulp, Lando

Frameworks

ZURB Foundation 2, Bootstrap, Foundation for Emails, Laravel, Tailwind CSS

Paradigms

XP, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Languages

CSS, HTML5, HTML, Sass, JavaScript, SCSS, Less, PHP

Platforms

WordPress, WooCommerce, MacOS, Drupal 8, Linux, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)

Other

Software Development, WordPress Themes, WordPress Plugins

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