Tin Ho Chu, Developer in Orlando, United States

Tin Ho Chu

Front-end and WordPress Developer

Orlando, United States
Toptal Member Since
August 11, 2016

Tin has a computer science degree and is a certified design, data processing, and information systems analyst, and Cisco CCNA. He worked for over eight years in web development environments, with over a hundred website projects under his belt, working freelance and as a contracted developer. Tin also has extensive experience with WordPress themes and plugins.

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Preferred Environment

JetBrains, PhpStorm, Git, MacOS, WordPress, React, Node.js, NestJS, Workers

The most amazing...

...project I did on my own was a MERN stack application related to real estate brokerage intelligence.

Work Experience

2020 - 2021

Developer | WordPresss, Chatbot, New Features

PLS Logistics - GoShip
  • Coded a custom theme with React Integrations from scratch.
  • Coded closely from Sketch Files to templating systems.
  • Integrated with their TMS API to provide quotes right from WordPress.
Technologies: Chatbots, WordPress
2020 - 2020

Senior Developer | WordPress and WooCommerce

Fracture, Inc
  • Migrated from template to the Gutenberg block system.
  • Maintained the website with the latest technology and updates.
  • Integrated with custom code from WooCommerce to handle the checkout process.
Technologies: WordPress, WooCommerce, MySQL, WooCommerce API, Node.js, React
2019 - 2020

Developer | WordPress and Mailchimp

MIT - Quest For Intelligence
  • Integrated with Mailchimp and the campaigns from the Quest.
  • Updated the WordPress core and kept it clean from technical debt.
  • Created custom post types and followed the Integrations requested.
Technologies: WordPress, Mailchimp
2019 - 2019

WordPress Developer

Banknote Corporation of America
  • Created a custom theme from scratch based on a Sketch layout provided by the company.
Technologies: jQuery, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), HTML5, CSS3, WordPress
2019 - 2019

WordPress Developer

Ninja Number
  • Created a brand-new theme from mockups provided by the company.
  • Handled all the custom functionality that the company has in their last theme, to custom plugins in order not to affect the next releases.
  • Handled integrations with their API and their main service.
  • Created a page generator with ACF flexible content so they can create as many landing pages without needing a developer.
  • Created documentation for the content manager so the user can create and use the tool without a developer.
  • Worked with Gravity Forms to be funnels on landing pages for this company. Every time when a form was submitted, it went to their CRM, a custom integration made by me.
Technologies: HTML5 Animations, HTML5, Gulp, CSS3, WordPress
2018 - 2019

WordPress Developer

Barry O'Reilly
  • Created a custom theme along with the author to suit his needs.
  • Created a podcast custom post type to handle visitors.
  • Created custom post types like talks in order to have well-organized content.
  • Worked with Yoast SEO to increase the performance of every single article that the author wrote. Every Monday we revised the keywords and added a headline to the articles that drove more traffic.
Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, WordPress
2018 - 2018

WordPress Developer

Transmille Calibration
  • Implemented a new theme migrating all the content that the company has.
  • Implemented a tool to handle chat and online support for clients.
  • Implemented services that connect users with intranet portals.
Technologies: WordPress
2017 - 2017

WordPress Developer

Accents of France
  • Fixed slow loading time.
  • Managed the migration to a new hosting provider.
  • Fixed some UI issues affecting the UX.
Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, WordPress
2017 - 2017

WordPress Developer

  • Created custom post types to handle different types of content.
  • Created custom plugins that can publish dynamic landing pages with CTA.
  • Created different types of functions to activate or deactivate themes depending on the page that is going to render.
  • Implemented three layouts at WordPress, from Sketch files provided by an agency.
Technologies: Gulp, SCSS, jQuery, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), WordPress
2017 - 2017

WordPress/WooCommerce Developer

Universal Yums
  • Created a custom theme from a design.
  • Created a membership plugin to handle all the flow that a user needs in order to make their membership.
Technologies: jQuery, SCSS, Gulp, WordPress, WooCommerce
2016 - 2016

WooCommerce Add-on Developer

  • Developed a WooCommerce add-on to allow partners to integrate with Tigo Money as their payment gateway.
  • Connected the WooCommerce add-on to their servers and made the charge through their API.
Technologies: CRUD, APIs, WordPress, WooCommerce
2016 - 2016

WordPress URL Expert

  • Created custom URL patterns.
  • Removed slugs from content types.
Technologies: Regex, WordPress, PHP
2016 - 2016

WordPress Developer

  • Made changes to the WordPress and custom theme repositories via GitHub pull requests.
  • Helped keep WordPress version and plugins up to date.
  • Used Optimizely to implement A/B tests for behavior changes.
  • Implemented better organization of content using custom post types.
  • Implemented better search functionality, major UI alterations, behavior, and content changes.
Technologies: Optimizely, Gulp, Custom Post Types, GitHub, WordPress
2016 - 2016

WordPress Developer

  • Fixed several UX issues.
  • Updated plugins and a theme that didn't work well.
  • Created a landing page campaign to capture visitor information.
Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, WordPress


Tigo Money Payment Gateway Plugin

Plugin to connect with Tigo Money Payment Gateway server. this plugin is capable of receiving in order to make form-based payments possible. You can use the dashboard to make refunds to the client and update orders in your shop. Also, manage the outdated WordPress and WooCommerce version by sending emails to the admin to check it

Ninja Number

Created a custom theme and custom plugins from mockups in Sketch provided by the company to handle their landing pages without using a developer. Landing pages needed to be mobile-first, fully responsive on mobile, tablet, and desktop as well.

Barry O'Reilly

I have created a new website for the author of Unlearn and Lean Enterprise. I managed the content that they had into several custom post types to have a better content flow and managed the migration from development to staging and then to production, with zero downtime.

Universal Yums

Travel to a new country every month and discover the best snacks and candies they have to offer! Go in-depth in your exploration with a fun, 8+ page educational booklet that comes with every box.



PHP, Sass, CSS3, JavaScript, GraphQL, Less, HTML5, Regex, SCSS


JavaScript MVC, Bootstrap 3, NestJS, Redux, Express.js, AngularJS, React Native, Next.js


React Redux, Google Maps, Google Maps API, jQuery, Mapbox GL, Node.js, React, WooCommerce API


PhpStorm, Git, Bitbucket, Trello, GitHub, Bourbon, Adobe Photoshop, Docker Compose, Sketch 3, Sketch, Jira, Infusionsoft, Webpack, Grunt, Gulp, Docker Hub, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Atom, JetBrains, Optimizely, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Adobe Illustrator, Mailchimp


Responsive Layout, Scrum, CRUD


Docker, WooCommerce, WordPress, Pantheon, WordPress VIP, Kubernetes, Mapbox, Ubuntu Linux, Google Cloud SDK, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Ubuntu, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), MacOS

Industry Expertise

Project Management


MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, Amazon S3 (AWS S3)


User Experience (UX), Gravity Forms, Responsive Design, FacetWP, Dokan, WordPress Themes, HTML to WordPress, Scrum Master, Front-end Development, API Integration, WordPress Plugins, Yoast SEO, Custom Post Types, APIs, HTML5 Animations, Workers, Chatbots


2007 - 2012

Bachelor Science Degree in System Engineering

Universidad Metropolitana - Caracas, Venezuela