Paulo Carvajal, Developer in Bilbao, Spain
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Paulo Carvajal

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WordPress Developer

Bilbao, Spain
Toptal Member Since
February 9, 2017

Paulo is a senior front-end and web developer with more than twelve years of experience in WordPress and over twenty years of experience building websites. He is a creative, decisive, and committed professional, always eager to be up to date on his skills and employ them in finding the best solutions for his clients.


Gyoza Technology Studio
WordPress, JavaScript, PHP, APIs, WooCommerce, HTML, Figma
jQuery, JavaScript, Sass, CSS, WordPress, PHP, WooCommerce, Figma
Louisiana Museum Video Channel
Sass, JavaScript, WordPress, HTML, Sage, Roots




Preferred Environment

MacOS, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Sublime Text, WordPress

The most amazing... I've built is a responsive multi-language WordPress event site that automatically changes its home depending on the state (pre, during, and post expo).

Work Experience

Full-stack Developer

2021 - 2022
Gyoza Technology Studio
  • Developed Twilio and Stripe API integrations into WordPress.
  • Built custom themes and plugins for WordPress.
  • Constructed custom Elementor widgets to integrate into WordPress.
Technologies: WordPress, JavaScript, PHP, APIs, WooCommerce, HTML, Figma

CTO and Front-end Developer

2000 - 2021
  • Managed web projects and scheduled all the tasks that needed to be done to complete the projects.
  • Made prototypes and wireframes and prepared and presented budgets to customers.
  • Developed and deployed websites to their hosting, mostly using WordPress, Apache, and Nginx servers.
  • Transformed, on a regular basis, design layouts to custom themes and developed custom plugins when needed.
  • Built custom plugins and implemented third-party plugins.
Technologies: jQuery, JavaScript, Sass, CSS, WordPress, PHP, WooCommerce, Figma

WordPress Video Channel Developer

2017 - 2018
Louisiana Museum Video Channel
  • Created a video playlist utility using JavaScript.
  • Added a save and sharing of video lists utility to be used on social networks.
  • Developed a new WordPress theme based on provided designs.
  • Made customizations to the administration interface.
  • Developed custom fields to add info to each video and show it in the front end.
  • Added custom search and Ajax pagination functionality.
Technologies: Sass, JavaScript, WordPress, HTML, Sage, Roots

Web and Graphic Designer, Trainer, and Teacher

1997 - 2000
  • Taught graphic and web design theory and tools.
  • Developed static sites in HTML.
  • Developed dynamic sites using ASP and Access.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, HTML

Junior Graphic Designer

1996 - 1997
Pool CME
  • Designed graphic elements.
  • Created stationery and flyers.
  • Concepted and designed corporate image and logos.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop

Eneperi Restaurant
I developed this website in WordPress, using JavaScript and Sage 9 base theme, taking care of the responsive design, and creating custom Gutenberg blocks. It was an amazing and delicate design to be put into web technologies.

Atxurra Zelaieta Architects
WordPress, JavaScript, Bourbon, Neat, Responsive, Multilingual

Damaso Martinez Jewelers
Dámaso Jewellers is a design and craftsmanship company that recovers the artisanal origins of fine jewelry. I built the site using a WordPress custom theme, JavaScript, responsive, multilanguage, SCSS, and Bourbon.
1993 - 1999

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Arts (Audiovisual Specialty)

University of the Basque Country - Bilbao Bizkaia

1992 - 1995

Technical School Certificate in Audiovisual Media

IES Erandio Tartanga - Erandio Bizkaia


jQuery, Vue, Vimeo API, X (formerly Twitter) API, Vuex, React, Sage


Sublime Text, Adobe Photoshop, Figma, Adobe Illustrator, Git, Gulp, Grunt, Terminal, Gutenberg Editor, Roots


WordPress, LAMP, Linux, Apache2, WooCommerce, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)


Bootstrap 3+


CSS, HTML, CSS3, HTML5, Sass, PHP, JavaScript


Class-based OOP




Elementor, Plugins, Theme Development, WordPress Themes, Sage 9, APIs

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