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

JavaScript 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



  • WordPress, 8 years
  • JavaScript, 4 years
  • WooCommerce, 3 years
Austin, TX, United States



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.


  • WordPress Developer

    2017 - PRESENT
    • Created landing pages for the company.
    • Built custom templates for custom post types.
    • Modified plugins and functions.
    • Implemented ACF on major parts of the landing pages.
    Technologies: WordPress, Grunt, VVV, Sass
  • Project Manager and Front-end Developer

    2014 - PRESENT
    • Led front-end development, making all customizations to the web app.
    • Built a mobile app for Android and iOS. This app can scan a barcode from a book and upload it to your library on the social network's website. The app is built with Ionic framework.
    • Created a reusable, mobile-first pattern style for the social media site's whole domain.
    • Led Scrum sprints on the Fix Team for the company.
    Technologies: Sass, Bourbon, Haml, Gulp, JavaScript
  • WordPress Developer

    2017 - 2017
    Universal Yums
    • Rebuilt the entire front-end style, making it maintainable, using technologies like Bootstrap, Sass, Bourbon, and Gulp.
    • Worked on WooCommerce customization to accomplish the goal for the client.
    • Refactored a custom theme, making them reusable and extending functionalities over the functions.php and classes created.
    Technologies: WordPress, Sass, Gulp, NPM
  • WordPress Developer

    2016 - 2016
    • Developed a WooCommerce payment gateway plugin for Tigo Money.
    • Integrated with the API, managing successful payments and refunds.
    • Enabled the plugin to integrate with any theme.
    • Built a dashboard to manage refunds and complete payments.
    • Implemented notifications to check if the WordPress and WooCommerce version is old or outdated.
    Technologies: WooCommerce, WordPress


  • 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 mails to the admin to check it

  • Universalyums (Development)

    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.

  • 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.


  • 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), Kubernetes CNI, Adobe Illustrator
  • Paradigms

  • 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, Spanish-English Translation, English-Spanish Translation, Elastic Beanstalk


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