Wicttor Rios, Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada
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Wicttor Rios

Verified Expert  in Engineering

WordPress Developer

Location
Toronto, ON, Canada
Toptal Member Since
June 13, 2022

Wicttor is a senior full-stack developer and web development manager with experience delivering web projects for businesses from diverse sectors. He excels at improving workflows and processes, aligning and enhancing user experiences with new technologies and integrations, using the right solutions and technologies for each situation, and guiding teams to deliver modern projects.

Portfolio

Art & Science
JavaScript, WordPress, WooCommerce, React, PHP, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)...
Industrial
WordPress, Web Development, WooCommerce, WordPress API, JavaScript, CSS, HTML...
RC Design
WordPress, WordPress API, XD to HTML, Adobe Experience Design (XD), WooCommerce...

Experience

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Windows, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Local by Flywheel, DigitalOcean, Linux

The most amazing...

...part of working in the agency environment for 10 years has been delivering modern and innovative projects for different clients.

Work Experience

Senior Full-stack Developer

2022 - 2023
Art & Science
  • Developed projects using WordPress on both the back and front end, using regular PHP or integrated as a headless system using Nuxt.js, React, and Vanilla JavaScript.
  • Used Jira and Monday to track tasks daily. With my project management knowledge, I could help my team improve some old struggles in that area.
  • Helped my team improve old systems, migrate old projects to PHP 8, and migrate old WooCommerce projects to new system versions.
Technologies: JavaScript, WordPress, WooCommerce, React, PHP, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), WP Engine, Gravity Forms, Yoast SEO, Figma, Shopify, WooCommerce API, WordPress Plugins, WordPress Themes, Photoshop CC, Web Project Management, eCommerce, Elementor, User Interface (UI), Web Design, WordPress Design, UI Design, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Shopify Customizations, Shopify Payments, Shopify API, Liquid, Accessibility, WCAG 2

Web Development Manager

2022 - 2022
Industrial
  • Provided technical guidance to other developers on integrations, solutions, and how to deliver new solutions to our customers.
  • Guided the sister company, Wicket, in integrating WordPress and WooCommerce with its system.
  • Led the development team in a hybrid methodology, combining Agile and Waterfall.
  • Collaborated with project managers to deliver technical and functional specification documents, plan workflows, and manage stakeholders’ expectations.
Technologies: WordPress, Web Development, WooCommerce, WordPress API, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, Figma, Yoast SEO, WP Engine, Gravity Forms, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), WordPress Themes, Photoshop CC, Agile Project Management, Web Project Management, eCommerce, User Interface (UI), Web Design, WordPress Design, UI Design, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Accessibility, WCAG 2

Web Development Manager

2019 - 2022
RC Design
  • Developed and maintained projects using WordPress as the CMS with different technologies and integrations.
  • Guided the development team in implementing accessibility standards on all projects, targeting the AODA deadline and supporting the team in meeting the WCAG 2 AA for required projects.
  • Led the design and build of a new framework to help deliver all new projects using modern languages and technologies, replace third-party frameworks, and use all the Gutenberg tools in a complete in-house solution.
  • Collaborated with team members from various departments to resolve issues and identify cost-effective solutions to meet customer needs and expectations.
  • Worked alongside the design team daily to improve wireframing and design processes and find the best approach for each client's needs.
  • Served as a liaison between the agency and clients for all development-related activities and presented new projects and solutions whenever needed.
Technologies: WordPress, WordPress API, XD to HTML, Adobe Experience Design (XD), WooCommerce, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Web Development, Web Standards, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, Figma, Yoast SEO, WP Engine, Gravity Forms, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Local by Flywheel, Divi Builder 3, WordPress Themes, Divi, Photoshop CC, Agile Project Management, Web Project Management, eCommerce, User Interface (UI), Web Design, WordPress Design, UI Design, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Shopify Customizations, Shopify API, Liquid, Accessibility, WCAG 2

Senior Full-stack Developer

2018 - 2019
RC Design
  • Collaborated with the creative director on new discovery processes for upcoming projects and helped the team create software requirements specification documents.
  • Led the team to improve the development and design workflow by adopting Adobe XD as the primary web design tool and supported them in implementing other new technologies.
  • Developed and maintained projects using WordPress as the CMS with different technologies and integrations.
Technologies: Visual Studio Code (VS Code), WordPress, Web Development, WooCommerce, WordPress API, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Shopify, PHP, Figma, Yoast SEO, WP Engine, Gravity Forms, Divi Builder 3, WordPress Themes, Divi, Photoshop CC, Web Project Management, eCommerce, User Interface (UI), Web Design, WordPress Design, UI Design, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Liquid, Accessibility, WCAG 2

Apaixonados por Séries

http://apaixonadosporseries.com.br
The goal was to deliver a large project, fully responsive and managed by WordPress. The website was a leader in the segment for blogs about TV shows in Brazil for several years. Security and speed were essential to launching the website.

Evolve ETFs

http://evolveetfs.com
Created and integrated external APIs, WordPress, a custom theme, and systems to show daily and real-time updates about Evolve's ETF products. I led the development team and implemented the core for the front end.

i-Health Projects

Contributed to some products and brands from i-Health, including Shopify theme creation, accessibility check-in and revisions, and more. During the engagement, I worked on Ovega-3 omega and Culturelle vitamins.

Bradley Smoker

https://www.bradleysmoker.ca/
As part of the art and science team, I worked on the Bradley Smoker project, refactoring part of the Shopify code, doing AODA/accessibility revisions, and working on the front end, implementing animations, interactions, and more.
2012 - 2017

Bachelor's Degree in Law Studies

Estácio FIB - Salvador, Brazil

NOVEMBER 2023 - PRESENT

Agile Project Management

University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies

Libraries/APIs

WordPress API, WooCommerce API, Liquid, REST APIs, Shopify API, React, Highcharts

Tools

Photoshop CC, Divi Builder 3, Figma, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), Adobe Experience Design (XD), Frontify, Shopify Plus

Frameworks

Divi, Next.js

Languages

JavaScript, PHP, CSS, HTML

Paradigms

Responsive Web Design (RWD), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Agile Project Management, UI Design

Platforms

Windows, Linux, WordPress, WooCommerce, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Shopify, DigitalOcean

Storage

WP Engine

Industry Expertise

Web Design

Other

Local by Flywheel, Web Development, XD to HTML, Web Standards, Elementor, WordPress Themes, WordPress Plugins, Yoast SEO, Gravity Forms, eCommerce, User Interface (UI), WordPress Design, Accessibility, WCAG 2, Web Project Management, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Shopify Customizations, Shopify Payments, Shopify Theme, Responsive UI

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