Muhammad Anees Ul Haq, Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada
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Muhammad Anees Ul Haq

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WordPress Themes Developer

Location
Montreal, QC, Canada
Toptal Member Since
June 27, 2018

With over 15 years of experience, Muhammad has developed a wide range of web applications, including a cashback application, white-label, and eCommerce solutions for small startups and fairly substantial companies. He shines in his complete end-to-end management skills and in developing new projects. Muhammad is a firm believer in strictly following deadlines and working in a way that fosters long-term work relationships.

Portfolio

NetOne Recruiter
AWS Data Pipeline Service, Amazon EC2, PHP 7, Apache, Amazon Web Services (AWS)...
Freelance Work
Amazon Web Services (AWS), RDBMS, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Ajax, jQuery, CSS...
Handled
Amazon Web Services (AWS), GraphQL, Git, Asana, Apache, APIs, WordPress, PHP 7...

Experience

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Subversion (SVN), Git, PhpStorm, CentOS

The most amazing...

...project I've coded is a Node.js API to interact with a GPG library using a Bash script to generate licenses.

Work Experience

Senior Full-stack Developer

2019 - PRESENT
NetOne Recruiter
  • Developed a theme from scratch with custom functionality.
  • Set up a web server on AWS with cloud front, RDS, and code deployment services.
  • Used Asana to organize, track, and manage their workflow.
  • Used Git for version control and to tracking the changes.
Technologies: AWS Data Pipeline Service, Amazon EC2, PHP 7, Apache, Amazon Web Services (AWS), User Interface (UI), Theme Customization, Design, Full-stack Development, ADA Compliance, WordPress API, WordPress Design, Web Design, WordPress SEO, React, Team Leadership, Push Notifications, Security, Forms, Workflow Automation, DocuSign, Mobile Development, Stripe API, Front-end, API Integration

Freelance Senior Web Developer (Self-employed)

2016 - PRESENT
Freelance Work
  • Analyzed the final product development while meeting the deadlines.
  • Developed a responsive and pixel-perfect UX/UI. Developed back-end CMS solutions and single-page applications. Integrated payment gateways.
  • Managed web servers for some clients on AWS. Debugged the code and solved problems.
  • Planned, selected, and implemented the required technologies for projects in progress.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), RDBMS, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Ajax, jQuery, CSS, Bootstrap, Gulp, Git, SQL, MySQL, WordPress, Express.js, Node.js, Hierarchical Model-View-Controller (HMVC), Model View Controller (MVC), CodeIgniter, PHP, Full-stack Development, ADA Compliance, WordPress API, WordPress Design, Web Design, WordPress SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Team Leadership, Push Notifications, Security, Forms, Workflow Automation, DocuSign, eCommerce, Stripe API, GoDaddy, Front-end, API Integration

Senior Full-stack Developer

2019 - 2019
Handled
  • Developed a theme from scratch with customized WooCommerce checkout flow to date booking. Integrated GraphQL through API to display the availability dates with prices (like an airline website).
  • Used Asana to organize, track, and manage their workflow.
  • Used Git for version control and to track the changes.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), GraphQL, Git, Asana, Apache, APIs, WordPress, PHP 7, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, REST APIs, Elementor, Theme Customization, Design, Full-stack Development, ADA Compliance, WordPress API, WordPress Design, Web Design, WordPress SEO, React, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Team Leadership, Push Notifications, Security, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Forms, DocuSign, eCommerce, Shopify API, Stripe API, Front-end, API Integration

Web Developer

2018 - 2018
The Gores Group LLC
  • Fixed all responsive issues.
  • Tested on multiple platforms including desktop and mobile devices.
Technologies: jQuery, CSS, HTML, WordPress, WordPress Themes, Membership Sites, Theme Customization, Design, Full-stack Development, ADA Compliance, WordPress API, WordPress Design, Web Design, WordPress SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Team Leadership, Push Notifications, WordPress Migration, Security, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Forms, eCommerce, Shopify API, Stripe API, GoDaddy, Front-end, API Integration

Web Developer

2018 - 2018
Red Fog
  • Developed a WordPress plugin from scratch to manage a multi-level cryptocurrency game.
  • Built a payment gateway.
  • Implemented user roles.
  • Unlocked user access for different levels in the game.
  • Integrated an API.
  • Worked with business logic.
Technologies: jQuery, CSS, HTML, WordPress, PHP, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, REST APIs, Membership Sites, Theme Customization, Design, Full-stack Development, ADA Compliance, WordPress API, WordPress Design, Web Design, WordPress SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Team Leadership, Push Notifications, WordPress Migration, Security, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Forms, eCommerce, Shopify API, Stripe API, Front-end, API Integration

WooCommerce Developer

2018 - 2018
Gravity Brands
  • Developed a landing page plugin including the back-end and front-end UI.
  • Built an order tracking plugin for WooCommerce.
  • Implemented a checkout page customization.
Technologies: jQuery, CSS, HTML, MySQL, WooCommerce, WordPress, PHP, WordPress Plugins, QR Codes, Membership Sites, Theme Customization, Full-stack Development, ADA Compliance, WordPress API, WordPress Design, Web Design, WordPress SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Team Leadership, WordPress Migration, WordPress Security, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Forms, Shopify, eCommerce, Stripe API, GoDaddy, Front-end, API Integration

Senior Web Application Developer and Software Architect

2013 - 2018
Brand & Mortar (Toronto, Canada)
  • Solved day-to-day WordPress-related issues.
  • Managed the server and database.
  • Developed a WordPress custom theme and plugins.
  • Built email signatures and templates.
  • Performed mid-level SEO for a WordPress sites.
  • Optimized the code for SEO and site speed.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), MySQL, Bootstrap, Ajax, jQuery, CSS, Node.js, WordPress, PHP, WordPress Plugins, REST APIs, Theme Customization, Full-stack Development, WordPress API, WordPress Design, Web Design, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Team Leadership, WordPress Migration, WordPress Security, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Forms, Shopify, eCommerce, Stripe API, GoDaddy, Front-end, API Integration

Full-stack Front- and Back-end Developer

2015 - 2016
Playster (Montreal, QC, Canada)
  • Managed a team.
  • Developed a CMS and the front of a site in PHP.
  • Integrated APIs.
  • Developed a CMS in Node.js.
  • Managed the deployment on AWS.
  • Worked in an Agile and Scrum environment.
Technologies: CRUD, JADE, Bootstrap, CSS, jQuery, HTML, Node.js, PHP, WordPress Plugins, REST APIs, Membership Sites, Theme Customization, Full-stack Development, WordPress API, WordPress Design, Web Design, Team Leadership, WordPress Migration, WordPress Security, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Forms, eCommerce, Stripe API, GoDaddy, Front-end, API Integration

Freelance Web Developer (Self-employed)

2012 - 2014
Freelance Work
  • Managed the communication with clients.
  • Developed pixel-perfect themes.
  • Built custom plugins.
  • Constructed cashback sites and content management systems (CMS).
  • Developed and implemented eCommerce solutions.
  • Integrated payment gateways.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks, Bootstrap, jQuery, CSS, HTML, WordPress, MySQL, CodeIgniter, PHP, Theme Customization, Full-stack Development, WordPress API, WordPress Design, Web Design, Team Leadership, WordPress Migration, WordPress Security, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Data Scraping, Website Data Scraping, Web Scraping, Forms, eCommerce, Stripe API, GoDaddy, API Integration

Developer | Team Lead | Project Manager

2007 - 2012
Onlinelogic (Multan, Pakistan)
  • Managed the QA, teams, and projects.
  • Developed web and desktop applications.
  • Built an application for data scraping.
  • Performed extensive work on cashback sites, coupon codes, and comparison sites.
  • Managed the daily activity reports for the higher management.
  • Solved complex problems.
Technologies: VB.NET, Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks, CSS, jQuery, MySQL, HTML, CodeIgniter, PHP, Theme Customization, Full-stack Development, WordPress API, WordPress Design, Team Leadership, WordPress Security, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Data Scraping, Website Data Scraping, Web Scraping, Puppeteer, Forms, eCommerce, Stripe API, GoDaddy, API Integration

Web and Desktop Developer

2005 - 2009
USAType, LLC (USA)
  • Developed desktop applications using VB.NET.
  • Constructed eVoice medical transcripts recording software with DTMF tones.
  • Developed Expanderic which is a keyboard expander for shortcuts defined by users.
  • Built a website.
  • Provided technical support to clients.
Technologies: Microsoft SQL Server, VB.NET, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, MySQL, PHP, REST APIs, Full-stack Development, WordPress API, Data Scraping, Website Data Scraping, Web Scraping, Puppeteer, Forms, eCommerce, Stripe API, GoDaddy

Web and Desktop Developer

2006 - 2007
King InfoTech Software Solutions (Lahore, Pakistan)
  • Developed and managed websites and desktop applications.
  • Built a desktop product in VB.NET with SQLite.
  • Provided technical support for a desktop application.
  • Debugged the code for an existing desktop and web application.
  • Implemented new features in an existing desktop application.
Technologies: VB.NET, WordPress, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Full-stack Development, WordPress API, WordPress Security, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Data Scraping, Website Data Scraping, Web Scraping, Puppeteer, Forms, Shopify, eCommerce, GoDaddy

Web and Desktop Developer

2005 - 2006
Bismil Soft (Lahore, Pakistan)
  • Developed new websites.
  • Managed existing websites.
  • Supported an existing accounting daybook desktop application for a company’s business partners.
  • Developed new features in a desktop application.
  • Debugged a desktop application's code.
Technologies: Microsoft SQL Server, VB.NET, Active Server Pages (ASP), Apache, MySQL, PHP, Full-stack Development, WordPress Security, Data Scraping, Website Data Scraping, Web Scraping, Puppeteer, Shopify, GoDaddy

Red Fog

I developed a WordPress theme from scratch to manage a multi-level cryptocurrency game with the following core implementations:
• Payment gateway
• User roles
• User access for different levels in the game
• API integration
• Business logic

Web Developer

I pointed out issues which may appear on different screen resolutions and fixed them all. After fixing, I also tested my solution on multiple platforms including desktop and mobile devices.

Fragrant Jewels Plugin Development

https://www.fragrantjewels.com/
I developed a landing page plugin including the back-end and front-end UI from PSDs. I also built an order-tracking plugin for WooCommerce and customized the checkout page.

Hunchly Website | API Development and Payment Gateway Integration

https://hunch.ly/
I developed the front-end in PHP and Bootstrap with the back-end API in Node.js. The API interacts with the GPG library installed on CentOS and generates trials and paid licenses with variable expiry dates (from 15 days to a year). I also integrated Stripe as a payment gateway and for monthly and annual subscriptions.

Playster CMS

I developed a CMS for Playster using PHP 7, jQuery, Bootstrap, and integrated an in-house built API.

Playster Website

I developed Playster's website in PHP and later then handled the migration from PHP to Node.js.

Playster CMS for Media Content

I developed a CMS for media content management using Node.js and integrated an in-house built API for different tasks.

Node.js-based API that Interacts with a GPG Library

I developed an API in Node.js so that it could interact with a GPG library using a Bash script to generate licenses. The challenging part was making the command line GPG input interact via an API without any user interaction; I managed this with a Bash script.

Tohu Complex Point-based Plugin

http://tohu.ca
I developed a complex plugin for Tohu.ca/en. The core functionality of the plugin was to add show events, calculate a player's points, and to display the winner on the site's front-end; also to change the player's ranking after each event.

Entomo Farms eCommerce Website and Featured Media and News Plugin

http://entomofarms.com/
I developed the entire website and a featured media plugin for the home page. The plugin enabled the home page to feature media items with custom clickable links along with a customized layout. I also developed the news plugin.

MyCommodo Website and CMS

I converted a PSD file to pixel-perfect HTML code and then developed a one-page website including a CMS.

GOGO Loans Website and Loan Calculator Plugin

http://gogoloans.com/
I developed a WordPress website with a theme and a custom plugin for a loan calculator. One part of the calculator was for users and the other part was developed for the site admin for some internal work and calculations.

RBC Canadian Open Website and Plugin

http://rbccanadianopen.com/
I developed a WordPress-based website and plugin to allow users to upload photos of their children so that could generate PDF tickets with their children's images on it.

Walker Sorensen LLP | WS Law Plugin

http://wslaw.ca
I developed a knowledgebase plugin for a WordPress-based website.

Leadgen Plugin

I developed a plugin for Interac e-Transfer payments using Bambora as a payment gateway.

Republic of Hair Website and Plugin

http://republicofhair.com
I developed a WordPress-based website and appointment plugin.

Guild Inn Estate Website and Events Plugin

http://guildinnestate.com/
I developed a WordPress-based website and a custom plugin to manage events.

Bag Religion Website

https://bagreligion.com
I developed an eCommerce WordPress site.

CABHI | Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation Website

http://www.cabhi.com/
I developed this WordPress-based website.

Canadalend Website and Plugin

https://www.canadalend.com/
I built this WordPress-based website and plugin to display an application form that also saves applications on a central database. This plugin is used on a client's multiple sites and saves all the data in one central database.

Clear Blue Tech Group Website

http://clearbluetechgroup.com/
I developed a WordPress-based website.

CTG Website

http://www.closingthegap.ca/
I developed a WordPress-based website.

LivingLIGHTING Website

https://livinglighting.com/
Another WordPress-based website that I've developed.

Oppono Lending Website

http://oppono.com/
Another stellar WordPress-based website that I've developed.

Robert Barbosa Website

I developed this personal WordPress-based website for Robert Barbosa.

Rockfield Financial (RFF) Website

https://www.rockfieldfinancial.com/
Another example of my work with WordPress, a WordPress-based website.

Rodrigues Paiva LLP (RPL) Website

http://rplawyers.ca/
Another Canadian site built in WordPress.

To Bloom Yoga (Toronto Yoga Studio) Website

http://www.tobloomyoga.ca/
A WordPress site built for a yoga studio.

Therapik Website

I built this WordPress-based website for an ointment brand.

Sean Zahedi Realty Website

Sean Zahedi Realty is a modern, full-service Toronto real estate broker that shows real estate with flair. I developed a WordPress-based website that also suited his branding.

Elementum Website and CMS

https://www.elementum.com/
Elementum is a supply chain management company behind the world's product availability platform. In today's world, instant gratification trumps brand loyalty. I developed their website and custom CMS using PHP, MySQL, Bootstrap, and jQuery.

Digitize Guys Website

Digitize Guys is a digital media company that provides creative media solutions and simple tech products for the modern world. I developed their WordPress-based website.

Peter Lewis Gallery Theme

https://www.peterlewisgallery.com/
I developed the theme for the Peter Lewis Gallery.
2001 - 2005

Master's Degree in Software Development

Bahauddin Zakariya University - Multan, Pakistan

Libraries/APIs

Stripe, jQuery, WordPress API, REST APIs, Stripe API, Facebook API, Node.js, React, Shopify API, Puppeteer

Tools

Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Stripe Checkout, Fireworks, PhpStorm, Git, Subversion (SVN), Adobe Photoshop, Apache, Gulp, Asana, Photoshop 7

Frameworks

CodeIgniter 3, Lumen, CodeIgniter, Bootstrap, Express.js

Languages

HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, SQL, JADE, VB.NET, Active Server Pages (ASP), PHP 7, GraphQL, Visual Basic .NET (VB.NET), CSS4

Paradigms

Agile, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Mobile Development, CRUD, Model View Controller (MVC), Hierarchical Model-View-Controller (HMVC)

Platforms

WooCommerce, WordPress, Amazon EC2, CentOS, Shopify, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Storage

MySQL, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Microsoft SQL Server, RDBMS, AWS Data Pipeline Service

Industry Expertise

Web Design

Other

APIs, PayPal, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, WordPress Rescue, HTML to WordPress, PSD to WordPress, PSD to HTML, PSD to PHP, Ajax, User Interface (UI), Plugin Development, WordPress Design, Membership Sites, Theme Customization, Full-stack Development, WordPress SEO, Team Leadership, Push Notifications, WordPress Migration, WordPress Security, Security, Data Scraping, Website Data Scraping, Web Scraping, Forms, DocuSign, eCommerce, GoDaddy, Front-end, API Integration, QR Codes, Elementor, Real Estate, Single Sign-on (SSO), Design, ADA Compliance, Workflow Automation, Stripe Payments

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