Migen Karriqi, Developer in Madison, WI, United States
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Migen Karriqi

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WordPress Developer

Location
Madison, WI, United States
Toptal Member Since
July 10, 2020

Migen is a highly skilled web developer with over 10 years of experience specializing in front-end development and custom WordPress solutions. Their passion for design allows for seamless collaboration with designers, translating visions into engaging, functional web experiences. Migen is a valuable asset to any team seeking a talented developer.

Portfolio

Ability Refrigerants LLC
WooCommerce, WooCommerce API, WordPress, GoDaddy
Our Place in New York INC (dba Magenu)
PHP, WordPress, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Design
Freelance Work
Git, Bootstrap, jQuery, Webpack, React, JavaScript, SCSS, CSS, HTML, PHP...

Experience

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Sketch, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Git, Skype, Slack, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is a deeply customized WooCommerce fashion store with a theme and plugins built from scratch.

Work Experience

WooCommerce Expert

2023 - 2023
Ability Refrigerants LLC
  • Maintained the WooCommerce store on a daily basis.
  • Added new functionalities and improved the existing ones.
  • Fixed different bugs inherited and improved website speed by 100%.
Technologies: WooCommerce, WooCommerce API, WordPress, GoDaddy

WordPress Developer

2023 - 2023
Our Place in New York INC (dba Magenu)
  • Fixed different bugs related to the shopping experience.
  • Improved user experience by changing and adding sections to the website.
  • Created a workshop booking process where customers could book a workshop, and the administrator would manage the workshop.
Technologies: PHP, WordPress, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Design

Front-end Developer

2015 - 2020
Freelance Work
  • Developed and customized tens of WooCommerce websites.
  • Converted challenging designs into interactive UX-focused websites using tons of animations.
  • Built a hotel chain multisite WordPress theme used for 35 hotel websites that could be managed in a single admin dashboard.
  • Developed custom endpoints using WordPress as a headless CMS.
  • Customized plugins and added new functionalities according to clients' needs.
  • Helped online shops targeting their audience through technical SEO improvement and implementing different tracking tools.
  • Developed multi-language websites using WordPress.
Technologies: Git, Bootstrap, jQuery, Webpack, React, JavaScript, SCSS, CSS, HTML, PHP, WooCommerce, WordPress, Elementor, WordPress Plugins, MySQL, Google Analytics, HTML5, UX Design, UI Design, Web Design, User Interface (UI), Advanced Custom Fields (ACF)

Front-end Developer | Administrator

2013 - 2015
Manoolia | Digital Agency
  • Led and recruited the front-end team for the agency.
  • Implemented new tools and frameworks for developing WordPress themes.
  • Developed more than 20 WordPress themes from scratch.
  • Managed human resources and assisted in recruiting new staff.
Technologies: Git, Bootstrap, ZURB Foundation, SCSS, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, WordPress

Front-end and WordPress Developer

2012 - 2013
RT Design Group
  • Developed from scratch more than 25 WordPress themes in a year.
  • Pioneered developing mobile responsiveness with media queries.
  • Optimized websites so that they could be viewed with even old Internet Explorer browsers.
Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, WordPress

Webmaster

2011 - 2012
Albanian SCREEN Radio and Television
  • Monitored web server and site technical performance along with implementing search engine optimization strategies.
  • Promoted client websites online to increase prominence within their web community where possible.
  • Maximized online affiliate opportunities and revenue generation for the brand.
Technologies: CSS, jQuery, JavaScript, HTML, PHP

Webmaster | Graphic Designer

2010 - 2012
Sondor Travel
  • Developed, designed, and maintained the agency's website.
  • Designed brochures and various banners as well as providing other necessary design services.
  • Made decisions about technology-related implementations needed in the agency.
Technologies: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, HTML, WordPress

Fitness FAQs

https://fitnessfaqs.com/product/pull-up-pro/
I implemented a redesign of the product pages. I added the content using Flex content from ACF Pro, where the user can add multiple modules to a product page and reorder or reuse them according to their needs.

Restaurant Website

I built a WordPress theme scratch for this restaurant website. I converted the design to the front end and built several back-end functionalities related to restaurant management. Among technologies and tools used for the front end are SCSS, the Bootstrap framework, Webpack, jQuery, and JavaScript.

Multisite Hotel Chain

A WordPress multisite setup with more than 30 subsites exchanging information with each other, a booking system, a custom-made locations map with the Google Maps API, and a lot of animations. All the subsites use the same custom made theme and can be managed with one admin dashboard.
JUNE 2020 - PRESENT

React Nanodegree

Udacity

Libraries/APIs

jQuery, REST APIs, React, GSAP, WooCommerce API

Tools

Git, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Google Analytics, Sketch, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Illustrator, Slack, Skype, ACF PRO, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Webpack

Frameworks

Bootstrap, ZURB Foundation

Languages

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

Paradigms

UI Design, UX Design

Platforms

WordPress, WooCommerce, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)

Storage

MySQL

Industry Expertise

Web Design

Other

WordPress Themes, Sage 9, Sage WordPress Theme, Elementor, User Interface (UI), WordPress Plugins, UI Animation, WordPress Design, GoDaddy

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