Tamara Margulis, WordPress Developer in Brasília - Federal District, Brazil
Tamara Margulis

WordPress Developer in Brasília - Federal District, Brazil

Member since January 17, 2021
Tamara is a sharp, resourceful, and experienced WordPress and WooCommerce specialist with a knack for solving complex problems with simple solutions. A performance-oriented developer, she takes pride in producing efficiently coded features. Tamara is a believer in fluent, open communication with clients for successful project outcomes and in offering them a variety of viable options to choose from the one that best fits their needs.
Tamara is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Remote Freelancer
    AffiliateWP, APIs, Elasticsearch, BuddyPress, PHP, WooCommerce...
  • Remote Freelancer
    jQuery, LearnDash, ACF Pro, Membership Sites, MemberPress, Stripe API...
  • Remote Freelancer
    PHP, Gravity Forms, GravityView, JavaScript, WordPress REST API, WooCommerce...

Experience

Location

Brasília - Federal District, Brazil

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

WordPress, PHP, Elasticsearch, WooCommerce, WordPress API, WordPress Plugins, APIs, Gravity Forms, AffiliateWP, BuddyPress

The most amazing...

...project I have worked on is migrating a well established forums website with significant ad monetization over to WordPress.

Employment

  • WordPress and WooCommerce Full-stack Developer

    2012 - PRESENT
    Remote Freelancer
    • Designed the system architecture of close to 500 different WordPress projects, mostly complex and highly customized online stores, membership portals, and online communities.
    • Developed custom add-ons and extensions for all popular, and not so well-known, WordPress products.
    • Oversaw launch processes resulting in millions of new visitors in the first month.
    Technologies: AffiliateWP, APIs, Elasticsearch, BuddyPress, PHP, WooCommerce, WordPress Plugins, Gravity Forms, WordPress, WordPress API
  • Senior WordPress and LearnDash Developer

    2020 - 2020
    Remote Freelancer
    • Developed a solution for a consultancy firm offering online courses to accounting businesses based on LearnDash, ACF Pro, and MemberPress.
    • Created an entirely custom solution for a front-end signup and management of groups of employees by managers that allowed them to enroll users under their management to specific LearnDash courses, as well as track and comment on their progress.
    • Completed the implementation of the solution with a series of online tutorials to train managers on the use of WordPress, LearnDash, and the custom solution built for them.
    Technologies: jQuery, LearnDash, ACF Pro, Membership Sites, MemberPress, Stripe API, PayPal API
  • Senior WordPress and Gravity Forms Developer

    2020 - 2020
    Remote Freelancer
    • Developed a complete HVAC equipment and maintenance visits management system leveraging WooCommerce subscriptions, Gravity Forms, GravityView, and a custom plugin developed to act as a bridge between them as well as provide additional features.
    • Generated an end-to-end experience for customers and for service technicians visiting customers' homes and servicing their HVAC equipment. Technicians entered, tracked equipment through a fully front-end maintenance visits management dashboard.
    • Provided online tutorial sessions for the team who would then train the service technicians, and oversaw the implementation of the solution in multiple of their client websites.
    Technologies: PHP, Gravity Forms, GravityView, JavaScript, WordPress REST API, WooCommerce, WooCommerce Subscriptions 2
  • WordPress and WooCommerce Developer

    2019 - 2019
    Remote Freelancer
    • Developed automatic recurring payments for a membership website, to offer their customers the ability to subscribe using PayPal, Credit Cards via Stripe, and SEPA Debit Payments via Stripe with compliance with the latest EU laws.
    • Tracked and fixed issues with edge cases and specific banking regulations.
    • Oversaw the launch process onboarding thousands of customers in the first few months.
    Technologies: PHP, Stripe API, Membership Sites, WordPress, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Lead BuddyPress Developer

    2018 - 2019
    Remote Freelancer
    • Re-developed in WordPress a 16-year-old online community for PE educators with features including frontend user submission of videos and educational resources, user ratings, advanced search and filtering, forum discussions, and more.
    • Designed and oversaw the seamless conversion of the existing user base and content from the last 16 years. With a single email allowing them to reset their new password, users had all their data and uploaded content migrated to the new site.
    • Oversaw the launch and post-launch processes, resulting in a 380% increase in new user signups, and their highest rates of new logins after +5 years of inactivity since their original launch in 2001.
    Technologies: BuddyPress, Elasticsearch, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), HTML5 Video
  • WordPress Full-stack Developer

    2017 - 2018
    Remote Freelancer
    • Migrated the suite of 15+ websites from PHP 5.6 to PHP 7, including testing and updating the codebase to resolve deprecation errors and executing the corresponding server upgrades.
    • Developed a custom application that correctly updated the main site's 100,000+ podcast records from a previous podcast hosting to the new one when a decision to switch providers was made, resulting in a seamless transition for their 5+ million users.
    • Implemented a wide arrange of improvements and feature additions ranging from layout and styling updates to an integration with forums, social media sign up and log in, and customized recommended podcasts.
    Technologies: WordPress, Podcasting, iTunes Connect, CSS, PHP 7, HTML, HTML5

Experience

  • Creative COW
    https://creativecow.net

    A full site build of an online community with multiple components to it, including forums, a blog, an online academy, and more sections underway like a jobs board and video reels for creators to highlight their work.

    We assisted in the project beginning to launch, and to this date, continue adding functionality both on the frontend for site users and on the back end for the site's management.

    Work included a large database conversion, defining requirements and underlying technologies, and building bridges between the different components to achieve a seamless user experience.

  • Online Community for US PE Teachers

    A WordPress-based community site running on BuddyBoss: a paid fork of the popular, open-source plugin BuddyPress. It features front-end submission of videos and teaching resources, a back-end system to curate them, and ElasticSearch-powered searching.

  • Yoga Subscriptions Website
    http://pro.yoganride.com

    A membership-based website providing yoga classes online, a blog with wellness-related information, and yoga retreats in Europe.

    The site features free trials, different tiered subscriptions that unlock gated content, and integrations with multiple payment gateways to process recurring automatic billing at different intervals.

    Custom features developed for this site include a tailored invoicing and reporting system, the ability to generate PDF versions for download, and a custom AJAX-powered video search

  • HVAC Equipment and Maintenance Visit Management System

    A GravityForms and GravityView based system that allows service technicians to manage and record HVAC equipment and maintenance visits in a fully front-end interface.

    The system includes HVAC and maintenance visit searching by different criteria, front-end HVAC equipment and maintenance visit submissions and edits, and a custom bridge between subscriptions and physical addresses that allowed a seamless transition of equipment and visits from a client to the address whenever a client moved or canceled their subscription. And the ability for customers to reclaim them when moving into that same address.

    Maintenance visit records included the client's full information, a list of equipment and their recorded condition, notes, and requests for replacement parts.

    The system was developed as a plugin to be installed on multiple companies' websites.

  • Property Website with Automatic Listing Importing

    A WordPress-based website that runs a daily import connecting to a real estate third-party platform and pulling in available listings dynamically into the site, including property image media, video, and multiple varied property data.

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, CSS, JavaScript, PHP 7, HTML, HTML5, Sass
  • Libraries/APIs

    WordPress API, REST APIs, BuddyPress, Stripe, Stripe API, jQuery, WordPress REST API, PayPal API, Salesforce API, Node.js
  • Tools

    LearnDash, MemberMouse, WP All Import, AffiliateWP, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), iTunes Connect, GravityView, ACF Pro, Gulp.js
  • Platforms

    WordPress, WooCommerce
  • Storage

    MySQL, Elasticsearch
  • Other

    WordPress Plugins, APIs, Gravity Forms, Web Hosting & Domain Setup, WordPress to PDF, WordPress Themes, Sketch to WordPress, HTML to WordPress, PSD to WordPress, WordPress eCommerce, PayPal, Mailchimp API, User Experience (UX), HTML5 Video, Podcasting, Membership Sites, WooCommerce Subscriptions 2, MemberPress, WordPress Design, Avada, Thrive Themes, Plugin Development, UX

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