Tin Ho Chu, Software Developer in Austin, TX, United States
Tin Ho Chu

Software Developer in Austin, TX, United States

Member since April 19, 2015
Tin is a CS degree holder, certificated as a design analyst, data processing, and information systems analyst as well as Cisco CCNA. He's been working for over eight years on web development environments, with over a hundred website projects under his belt as both as a freelancer and as a contracted developer. He has extensive experience with WordPress (themes and plugins).
Tin is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • WordPress, 8 years
  • JavaScript, 4 years
  • WooCommerce, 3 years

Location

Austin, TX, United States

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Git, Ubuntu, VSCode, Atom, PhpStorm, JetBrains

The most amazing...

...thing I've helped develop is Reader's Legacy, a social network for readers and authors to promote literacy.

Employment

  • WordPress Developer

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

    2019 - 2019
    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 to not affect 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 person can create and use the tool without a developer.
    Technologies: WordPress, CSS3, Gulp, HTML5, Animations
  • WordPress Developer

    2018 - 2019
    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 a well-organized content.
    Technologies: WordPress, CSS3, HTML5
  • WordPress Developer

    2018 - 2018
    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
  • WordPress Developer

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

    2017 - 2017
    Mandaê
    • 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: WordPress, ACF, jQuery, SCSS, Gulp
  • WordPress/WooCommerce Developer

    2017 - 2017
    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: WooCommerce, WordPress, Gulp, SCSS, jQuery
  • WooCommerce Add-on Developer

    2016 - 2016
    Tigo
    • 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: WooCommerce, WordPress, APIs, CRUD Process
  • WordPress URL Expert

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

    2016 - 2016
    Trakstar
    • 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: WordPress, GitHub, Custom Post Types, Gulp.js, Optimizely
  • WordPress Developer

    2016 - 2016
    Shochu.pro
    • Fixed several UX issues.
    • Updated plugins and a theme that didn't work well.
    • Create a landing page campaign to capture visitor information.
    Technologies: WordPress Developer, CSS3, HTML5

Experience

  • Tigo Money Payment Gateway Plugin (Development)

    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 on your shop. Also, manage the outdated WordPress and WooCommerce version by sending emails to the admin to check it

  • Ninja Number (Development)
    https://ninjanumber.com

    Created a custom theme and custom plugins from mockups in Sketch provided by the company to handle their landing pages without using a developer.

  • Barry O'Reilly (Development)
    https://barryoreilly.com

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

  • Universal Yums (Development)
    https://www.universalyums.com

    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.

  • Toptal Mentor
    Tin is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional software engineers. Tin shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from coding tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, Sass, CSS3, JavaScript, GraphQL, Less
  • Frameworks

    JavaScript MVC, Bootstrap 3, Redux, Express.js, AngularJS, React Native
  • Libraries/APIs

    React Redux, Google Maps, Google Maps API, jQuery, Node.js, React
  • Tools

    PhpStorm, Git, Bitbucket, Trello, GitHub, Bourbon, Adobe Photoshop, Docker Compose, Sketch 3, Sketch, Jira, Infusionsoft, Webpack, Grunt, Gulp.js, Docker Hub, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Adobe Illustrator
  • Paradigms

    Scrum
  • Platforms

    Docker, WooCommerce, WordPress, Kubernetes, MapBox, Ubuntu Linux, Google Cloud SDK
  • Storage

    MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, AWS S3
  • Other

    FacetWP, Project Management, Dokan, WordPress Themes, HTML to WordPress, Scrum Master, Front-end Development, React.js, Front-End Developer, Spanish-English Translation, English-Spanish Translation, Elastic Beanstalk

Education

  • Bachelor Science degree in System Engineering
    2007 - 2012
    Universidad Metropolitana - Caracas, Venezuela

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