Milana Cap

Milana Cap

Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia
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Milana Cap

Milana Cap

Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia
Member since December 5, 2016
Milana is a self-taught WordPress back-end developer. She started learning PHP in 2008, WordPress in 2009—and has been working as a freelance WordPress theme developer since 2010. She's been a full-stack developer (design, front-end, and WordPress back-end) since 2011 and a full-time WordPress theme developer and project lead since March of 2015.
Milana is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • PHP, 8 years
  • WordPress, 7 years
  • Linux, 6 years
  • jQuery, 5 years
  • Sass, 5 years
  • Git, 4 years
  • inuit.css, 2 years
  • WordPress API, 1 year
Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Linux, Apache, MySQL, Sublime Text, Konsole, Git
The most amazing...
...work I've made was a table for inserting values and calculating the average/totals; populated on the front-end by automatically creating a new post on submit.
Employment
  • Expert WordPress Theme Developer
    LyraThemes (via Toptal)
    2017 - PRESENT
    • Built free and premium WordPress themes for hosting on WordPress.org and online markets.
    • Developed Ariel Pro—the theme was built based on an existing front-end.
    Technologies: WordPress, JavaScript, jQuery, Git, Gulp.js, Photoshop
  • Senior WordPress Plugin Developer
    WPChef (via Toptal)
    2017 - 2017
    • Implemented a new feature in the existing plugin.
    • Created a new event in Google Calendar using the custom syntax (wording scheme), getting this event into WordPress and creating new booking post based on data from a custom syntax.
    • Used as much as possible the functionality available from the plugin (DRY).
    • Wrote clean and well-documented code so that other developers can continue the plugin development swimmingly.
    Technologies: WordPress, Google Calendar API
  • Full-Stack WordPress Developer
    EduOpinions SL (via Toptal)
    2017 - 2017
    • Developed a child theme.
    • Customized a great deal a commenting system.
    • Customized an automated mailing system based on user level and action.
    • Implemented a custom integration with MailChimp.
    • Developed the social login.
    • Developed the multilingual functionality.
    • Guided a junior developer in Git, deployment, and various WordPress areas.
    Technologies: WordPress, AJAX, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5/CSS3, MailChimp API, Facebook API, LinkedIn API
  • WordPress Theme Developer | Project Lead
    The House London
    2015 - 2017
    • Developed small-to-medium business websites in WordPress.
    • Implemented third party APIs (Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, MailChimp, Eventbrite, and Meetup).
    • Built custom user groups and permissions for viewing, editing, and administrating user groups and content.
    • Created various data models for building content with Advanced Custom Fields PRO.
    • Built various custom plugins which were reusable for different projects.
    • Conducted code reviews and guided junior developers.
    Technologies: WordPress, JavaScript, jQuery, REST API, Git, Gulp.js
  • WordPress Theme Developer | Project Lead
    Creative Agency Egzote
    2015 - 2017
    • Automated the content creation with the Twitter and Instagram feeds (Twitter and Instagram API).
    • Worked onsite RSVP events via the Eventbrite and Meetup APIs.
    • Enabled onsite subscription via the MailChimp API.
    • Implemented various WordPress REST APIs (related posts, Masonry filters by categories, and more).
    • Created content on the front-end via Advanced Custom Fields PRO.
    Technologies: WordPress, JavaScript, jQuery, REST API, Git, Gulp.js
  • WordPress Theme Developer
    Freelance Work
    2010 - 2017
    • Built small, personal, and business websites using WordPress.
    • Created web designs in Photoshop.
    • Implemented an audio-and-video playlist in WordPress via an HTML5 audio and video player.
    • Set up domain hosting (domain name, DNS, emails) and website hosting (cPanel, phpMyAdmin, and FTP).
    • Set up Google services (webmaster tools, analytics, reCAPTCHA, and more).
    Technologies: WordPress, JavaScript, jQuery, REST API, Git, Gulp.js, HTML5, CSS3, Sass, Photoshop
Experience
  • WordPress Plugin "Salon Booking System" (Development)
    http://salon.wordpresschef.it/

    Salon Booking is a complete and easy-to-manage appointments booking system to help business getting more reservations on website and saving a lot of time with agenda management tasks.

    My job was to implement new feature: creating new booking in WordPress by creating new event in Google Calendar, which was done with Google Calendar API.

  • EduOpinions SL (Development)
    http://www.eduopinions.com/

    EduOpinions is startup, founded in 2016 to help prospective students choose the best education provider for the degree or chosen subject by enabling students and alumnus to give opinions and ratings for schools and colleges.

    My job was to improve the existing and developing new features on a child theme. Some of these features include:

    - MailChimp API.
    - Facebook and LinkedIn APIs.
    - Custom commenting functionality.
    - Custom mailing functionality.
    - Custom user groups and access.
    - AJAX and REST API.
    - Multilingual and translation functionality.

    Other responsibilities:

    - Maintaining the production and staging hosting in cPanel.
    - Mentoring junior developers in the team (WordPress and Git related issues, reviewing pull requests in BitBucket, and more).
    - Organizing the Git workflow.

Skills
  • Languages
    Sass, CSS3, HTML5, PHP, JavaScript
  • Frameworks
    inuit.css
  • Tools
    Git, Sublime Text 3, phpMyAdmin, Trello, GitHub, Bitbucket, SWIG, Gulp.js, Apache
  • Platforms
    WordPress, cPanel, Linux
  • Misc
    Custom WordPress, WordPress Themes, SVG, Custom Wordpress Plugins
  • Libraries/APIs
    Meetup API, Instagram API, Twitter API, MailChimp API, WordPress API, jQuery, jQuery UI, Vimeo API, YouTube API, Eventbrite API, Google Calendar API
  • Paradigms
    Scrum
  • Storage
    PHP7, MySQL
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