Noman Akhtar, Developer in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
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Noman Akhtar

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WordPress Developer

Location
Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
Toptal Member Since
August 11, 2021

Noman is an accomplished WordPress developer with expertise in WooCommerce and Shopify. He has seven years of global experience developing and customizing hundreds of WordPress themes and plugins for many industries, and he loves working with APIs and web services. In addition to several full-time WordPress development roles, Noman has been freelancing since 2014.

Portfolio

States Newsroom
WordPress, Flexbox, Bootstrap, Google Analytics, Wix
Marie Manuchehri, Inc
WordPress, WooCommerce, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF)...
Pique, LLC
Shopify Plus, Shopify, Shopify Theme, eCommerce, Shopify Design...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Git, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Terminal, Xcode, MacOS, Windows, Google Chrome, XAMPP, MAMP

The most amazing...

...experience has been developing WordPress plugins for clients all over the world.

Work Experience

WordPress Full-stack Developer

2022 - 2023
States Newsroom
  • Successfully transitioned over 50 client sites from Google Analytics 3 to Google Analytics 4.
  • Successfully upgraded PHP 7.0 to PHP 8 across all 50 client sites.
  • Fixed all the PHP 8 compatibility issues across all 50 client sites.
  • Set up the hiring and testing process for the client to hire new employees.
  • Created and maintained technical documentation for developed features, plugins, and themes.
  • Led the development of WordPress-based websites, ensuring they meet client requirements and adhere to best practices.
  • Participated in client meetings to discuss project progress, updates, and gather feedback.
Technologies: WordPress, Flexbox, Bootstrap, Google Analytics, Wix

WordPress Developer | Online Course Website

2022 - 2023
Marie Manuchehri, Inc
  • Developed a custom WP theme by translating design mock-ups into user-friendly layouts, implementing custom post types, and integrating necessary functionalities such as course registration, user profiles, and progress tracking.
  • Integrated and customized various WordPress plugins to extend the functionality of the website.
  • Implemented various performance optimization techniques to enhance the speed and loading times of the website. Improved the site speed to 90+ for desktops and 80+ for mobile devices.
  • Added new templates and extensively used Advanced Custom Fields, so users could add information while creating new pages.
  • Worked on animations and added modern animations to the existing site.
  • Updated WooCommerce custom templates to the latest plugin version.
  • Updated WordPress core, themes, and plugins to regularly ensure the website's security and compatibility with the latest versions.
Technologies: WordPress, WooCommerce, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Animation, Agency Websites, Ajax, HTML5, CSS5, Site Speed Optimization, Custom Themes, Theme Customization, Plugins, Google Tag Manager, Front-end Development, API Integration, eCommerce Development, Wix

Shopify Theme Developer

2022 - 2022
Pique, LLC
  • Developed pixel-perfect custom Shopify themes from scratch.
  • Designed and developed scalable and highly available eCommerce solutions in line with enterprise architectural requirements.
  • Kept track of multiple ongoing multi-faceted projects, diagnosing and defusing problems and obstacles.
  • Ensured projects were delivered on-time and with high-quality standards.
  • Handled production, modification, and maintenance of a Shopify-powered eCommerce website.
  • Implemented theme modification using Shopify API and the Liquid template language.
  • Worked with Shopify Plus to customize the checkout page.
  • Participated in a challenging development process within a multinational team of professionals.
  • Set up tracking with GTM and GA, integrated HTML and CSS into the CMS, and conducted day-to-day maintenance of the websites.
Technologies: Shopify Plus, Shopify, Shopify Theme, eCommerce, Shopify Design, Agency Websites, APIs, Animation, Apps, Asana, Ajax, Back-end Development, HTML, CSS, UX Design, Site Speed Optimization, Seos, REST APIs, Back-end, Integration, Communication, Google Tag Manager, cPanel, Responsive Coding, Research, Front-end Development, API Integration, eCommerce Development

Front-end Shopify Developer

2021 - 2021
Trellis
  • Customized and developed various new solutions for Shopify stores and built modern and optimized shops.
  • Built pixel-perfect theme-matching designs provided in Figma using Bootstrap CSS.
  • Added complete customization options to theme sections.
  • Reskinned an existing theme according to new design and requirements.
  • Handled tickets through Jira. The development was always done on the new branch, so I would create a new PR, send it for code review, and then merge it with the main branch after approval.
  • Integrated custom meta-fields to meet the special requirements of the store. Implemented third-party apps and APIs to extend the functionalities of the Shopify store.
  • Collaborated with the clients and internal teams to understand business goals and provide strategic guidance on leveraging the Shopify Plus platform to achieve those goals.
  • Developed custom solutions for advanced requirements.
  • Integrated and worked on Shopify Apps customization.
  • Worked with Shopify Plus and advanced custom theme options.
Technologies: Front-end, Shopify, Shopify API, PSD to Shopify, Figma, Shopify Plus, Shopify Theme, Shopify Customizations, Shopify Design, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Sketch, Jira, Jira Administration, GitHub, Bitbucket, Development, Agency Websites, Ajax, Animation, APIs, Apps, Optimization, Shopify Payments, Slack, Responsive Web Design (RWD), User Interface (UI), Web, Page Speed Optimization, Web Speed, Content Management Systems (CMS), Back-end, Integration, Communication, cPanel, Responsive Coding, Video Platforms, Research, Front-end Development, API Integration, eCommerce Development, Wix

Full-stack WordPress and Shopify Developer

2018 - 2021
ApricotLaw
  • Built custom themes that were based on Sketch designs.
  • Added custom back-end fields for theme management.
  • Created website front ends using WordPress, CSS3, and HTML5.
  • Translated HTML code into a fully functional WordPress theme.
  • Worked on site-speed optimization and ensured that site speeds remained between a score of 80 and 90.
  • Led the development team, ensuring that all projects met all the requirements, were delivered on time, and had fewer QA points on the sites.
  • Achieved speed scores of 100 on desktop and 90 to 95 on mobile for all client sites, using the NitroPack plugin.
  • Tracked and resolved tasks day-to-day using ClickUp.
  • Monitored and maintained security and feature updates for all client websites.
Technologies: WordPress, PHP, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), ClickUp, Asana, Basecamp, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, WP Engine, Site Speed Optimization, Web Security, HTML5, CSS, Shopify, Autoptimize, NitroPack, Website Migration, Website Performance, Website Maintenance, Website Management, Front-end, Gutenberg Editor, WordPress API, HTML to WordPress, Ajax, Bootstrap, Avada, Child Themes, Content Delivery Networks (CDN), Debugging, Digital Agencies, Google Analytics, UX Design, Slack, Shopify Plus, Shopify Theme, Parallax, Scrum, HubSpot, Shopify Design, Liquid Template, Mailchimp, SCSS, Figma, Gulp, JavaScript, WooCommerce, WooCommerce API, HTML, Scroll Animations, Responsive, Responsive UI, Responsiveness, Sass, Google Analytics API, Google Search Console, SQL, Websites, Back-end Development, Plugins, Web Development, Fintech, WordPress REST API, SEO Tools, SEO Content, Web Content, Foundation CSS, Tailwind CSS, Tourism, Optimization, Performance, Java, Development, Agency, Entertainment & Leisure, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Facebook API, Multilingual Websites, LearnDash, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Web, Page Speed Optimization, Web Speed, Content Management Systems (CMS), Back-end, Integration, Communication, Google Tag Manager, cPanel, Responsive Coding, Video Platforms, Research, REST, Timber, Twig, Front-end Development, Gravity Forms, API Integration, eCommerce Development

WordPress Developer

2016 - 2018
iPlex
  • Developed robust, responsive, and customizable WordPress themes.
  • Built 100+ custom WordPress websites using Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) plugin and WordPress Settings API.
  • Migrated hundreds of client websites to the iPlex server.
  • Delivered WordPress and Shopify sites and stores with stunning user interfaces, rich user experiences, and intuitive back-end experiences.
  • Collaborated with the design team to validate mockups based on the technology stack to reduce design iterations and technical bottlenecks.
  • Developed WordPress themes with user-friendly interfaces, rich user experiences, and performant code.
Technologies: WordPress, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, Avada, Divi, HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap, Shopify, Elementor, Visual Composer, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), eCommerce, BigCommerce, Digital Agencies, PSD to Shopify, Website Migration, WordPress Design, Website Maintenance, Front-end, Ajax, Asana, Autoptimize, Basecamp, Child Themes, Content Delivery Networks (CDN), Bluehost, APIs, GitHub, WooCommerce API, Slack, WP Engine, REST APIs, HubSpot, Shopify API, Shopify Plus, Shopify Theme, Shopify Design, Shopify Customizations, Liquid Template, Mailchimp, SCSS, Figma, Gulp, JavaScript, WooCommerce, HTML, Scroll Animations, Responsive, Responsive UI, Responsiveness, Sass, Google Analytics, Google SEO, Google Search Console, React, Websites, Back-end Development, Web Development, Fintech, Agency, Agency Websites, Google Maps API, WordPress REST API, Bitbucket, Animation, InVision, WPML, SEO Tools, Web Content, WordPress API, PSD to WordPress, WordPress VIP, WordPress eCommerce, HTML to WordPress, WordPress Page Builder, WordPress Multisite, WordPress Theme Design, Sketch to WordPress, Bootstrap to WordPress, WordPress to PDF, WordPress Management, Tourism, Optimization, Performance, Development, Sketch, Entertainment & Leisure, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Facebook API, Databases, Stripe, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Multilingual Websites, LearnDash, Parallax Design, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Web, Page Speed Optimization, Web Speed, Content Management Systems (CMS), Back-end, Communication, Google Tag Manager, cPanel, Responsive Coding, Video Platforms, REST, Timber, Twig, Front-end Development, Gravity Forms, eCommerce Development

WordPress Developer

2014 - 2016
eVision Software (EVS)
  • Co-developed a custom PHP website providing online flight search and ticket booking functionality worldwide at whatscheaper.com.
  • Delivered visually appealing websites with smooth animations in HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.
  • Migrated multiple websites from other platforms to WordPress.
  • Ensured that project requirements and deadlines were met consistently.
  • Worked on highly responsive, mobile-optimized websites.
  • Provided and implemented SEO recommendations for clients.
Technologies: PHP, WordPress, PSD to WordPress, WordPress Themes, HTML5, CSS, MySQL, Website QA, Divi, JavaScript, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), eCommerce, Shopify, Shopify API, Shopify Theme, Liquid, Healthcare Services, SCSS, Figma, WooCommerce, WooCommerce API, Websites, Agency Websites, Digital Agencies, Web Development, HTML to WordPress, WordPress Multisite, WordPress API, Fintech, Healthcare IT, Edtech, PSD to Shopify, WPML, Google Maps API, Foundation CSS, WordPress Design, WordPress Plugins, WordPress REST API, WordPress eCommerce, Sketch to WordPress, WordPress VIP, Bootstrap to WordPress, WordPress Management, WordPress Theme Design, WordPress Page Builder, Shopify Plus, Shopify Customizations, Shopify Design, Shopify Payments, jQuery, Childcare, Entertainment & Leisure, Java, Tourism, Optimization, Performance, Development, Agency, Slack, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Facebook API, Databases, Stripe, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Multilingual Websites, LearnDash, Parallax Design, Training, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Web, Page Speed Optimization, Web Speed, Content Management Systems (CMS), Back-end, Communication, Google Tag Manager, cPanel, Research, Timber, Twig, Gravity Forms

Chad Jones Law

https://chadjoneslaw.com/
Chad Jones Law provides law services to clients in different practice areas. I worked with the design team to convert the design to HTML and WordPress using Advanced Custom Fields. I created a custom template for different pages around the site, improved site speed performance, and worked on search engine optimization (SEO).

Storm Damage

https://stormdamage.com/
A WordPress-based website I created with different templates for different functionalities and integrated with Mailchimp. All the templates use Advanced Custom Fields extensively, so users can add information themselves while creating new pages.

Unique Hijabs

https://uniquehijabs.com/
A Shopify store that sells hijabs for females. While working on this store, I created multiple templates, installed and configured various apps, and then worked as a webmaster. My focus areas included site speed optimization, adding products, and creating new dynamic and static sections for product pages.

Oracle Trading

https://www.oracletrading.ca/
An elegant and professional eCommerce store for Oracle Trading, an importer and distributor of officially licensed soccer and entertainment products. I developed the store on WordPress and WooCommerce with an easy-to-use back end, pixel-perfect design, and JavaScript to talk to different APIs.

Bel Air Store (via Toptal)

https://belairstore.com/
An elegant and professional eCommerce store for groceries and household items. Developed the store with WooCommerce and WooCommerce API. It features an easy-to-use back end, a custom quantity sync module, a pixel-perfect design, a user-friendly layout, and JavaScript to talk to different APIs.

Energy Intuitive

https://www.energyintuitive.com/
A website for delivering courses online. I worked as a WordPress developer to build custom themes from scratch. I set up custom fields for all the sections and used WooCommerce for the courses. I also set up custom post types and embedded third-party widgets on the website.

Languages

HTML5, CSS, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, Liquid Template, SCSS, CSS3, Sass, Timber, Java, SQL

Frameworks

Divi, Bootstrap, Foundation CSS, Tailwind CSS, Twig

Libraries/APIs

jQuery, Google Maps API, Liquid, WooCommerce API, Parallax, REST APIs, Shopify API, Google Analytics API, React, WordPress REST API, Facebook API, Stripe, WordPress API, Flexbox

Tools

Git, Asana, Sketch, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Google Analytics, PageSpeed, Mailchimp, Jira, WPML, Gutenberg Editor, GitHub, Slack, Shopify Plus, Figma, Gulp, Bitbucket, LearnDash, Wix, InVision, Infusionsoft, Basecamp, Seos, CubeCart, GitLab

Paradigms

Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Scrum, Responsive, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Responsive Coding, REST, UX Design

Platforms

WordPress, WordPress Theme Design, WooCommerce, Bluehost, Shopify, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Web, cPanel, Video Platforms, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), BigCommerce, WordPress VIP

Storage

WP Engine, Databases, MySQL

Other

ClickUp, Software Development, Website QA, Theme Customization, PSD to WordPress, PSD to Shopify, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, Site Speed Optimization, Avada, CornerStone, eCommerce, Yoast SEO, Gravity Forms, Elementor, Visual Composer, Ajax, NitroPack, Autoptimize, Child Themes, APIs, PSD to Mailchimp, Rank Math, Debugging, eCommerce UI, WordPress Page Builder, Digital Agencies, Website Migration, Website Performance, WordPress Design, Website Maintenance, Website Management, Front-end, Front-end Development, Website Optimization, HTML to WordPress, Google SEO, Shopify Theme, Animation, Parallax Design, Shopify Design, Shopify Customizations, Healthcare Services, Training, Sketch to HTML, Scroll Animations, Responsiveness, Responsive UI, Shopify Payments, Google Search Console, Websites, Agency Websites, Back-end Development, Plugins, Web Development, Edtech, Fintech, Healthcare IT, Agency, Order Management, Hospitality, Education Technology (Edtech), WordPress Multisite, Jira Administration, SEO Content, SEO Tools, Web Content, Bootstrap to WordPress, WordPress eCommerce, Sketch to WordPress, WordPress to PDF, WordPress Management, Development, Apps, Childcare, Entertainment & Leisure, Tourism, Optimization, Performance, Multilingual Websites, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Page Speed Optimization, Web Speed, Content Management Systems (CMS), Inventory Management, Back-end, Integration, Communication, Google Tag Manager, Research, API Integration, eCommerce Development, Web Security, X Theme, Semrush, Content Delivery Networks (CDN), HubSpot, Formidable, Media, Design, CSS5, Custom Themes

2011 - 2014

Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering

University of Science and Technology - Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

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