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Olawale Balogun
Frontend Engineer | WordPress Developer
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Olawale Balogun

Frontend Engineer | WordPress Developer
Highly skilled WordPress Developer with over 6 years of experience and a strong background in Computer Science. Proficient in developing custom WordPress themes and plugins, adept at transforming client requirements into functional and aesthetically pleasing websites, resulting in a 55% increase in website performance and seamless user experiences. Committed to staying updated with the latest WordPress trends and technologies to deliver 100% high- quality solutions that exceed clients expectations.
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Adekunle Ajasin University
Lagos, Nigeria

Professional Background

  • Current status
    Ready to interview
  • Profession
    Software Engineer
    Front-end Engineer
    Web Developer
  • Fields
  • Work experience
    4-6 years (4-6 years relevant)
  • Management
    I've had experience in managing 15+ people
  • Skills
    Tailwind CSS
    RESTful APIs
    SEO Optimization
    Web Security
    Performance Optimization
    Responsive Design
    UI Design
    UX Design
    Agile Methodologies
    Product Strategy
    Project Management
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe Illustrator
  • Languages
  • Highest level of education

Job search preferences

  • Desired job type
    Interested in working remotely
  • Desired positions
    Web Developer | Wordpress Developer
  • Desired work locations
    United States
    United Kingdom
  • Freelance
    Full-time freelancer

Work Experience

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Frontend Engineer

Jan 2021 - Present
Lagos, Nigeria
• Directed the frontend development team, emphasizing the creation of highly interactive and visually captivating web applications, leading to a 10% increase in revenue within 3 months. • Fostered close collaboration with the design and backend teams to ensure the seamless integration of design concepts and efficient data flow. • Utilized React.js and other modern frameworks to construct scalable and responsive web applications, culminating in enhanced user experience and heightened user engagement. • Enhanced website performance and loading speed, resulting in a 35% decrease in bounce rate and a 20% increase in conversion rate. • Contributed to project planning and estimation, offering technical insights and aligning development goals with client expectations.
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Wordpress Developer

Jan 2021 - Present
Lagos, Nigeria
• Collaborated closely with design and content teams to craft visually appealing and responsive websites, resulting in a remarkable 25% increase in user engagement. • Implemented cutting-edge SEO best practices throughout development, leading to a substantial 20% surge in organic search traffic for client websites. • Engineered and meticulously maintained custom themes to enhance website functionality, resulting in a notable 15% uptick in user interaction and bolstered customer retention. • Led the development of a robust eCommerce platform on WordPress, resulting in an impressive 35% increase in online sales within the inaugural quarter. • Delivered exemplary technical support and adept troubleshooting for clients, maintaining an outstanding 100% client satisfaction rate and solidifying numerous long-term partnerships.
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Frontend Engineer

Jan 2023 - Feb 2024
1 yr 2 mos
Lagos, Nigeria
• Implemented Agile methodologies, resulting in a significant 30% increase in development speed and a remarkable 50% reduction in defects. • Guided a complete redesign of the company's flagship product, resulting in a 25% improvement in user engagement and a significant 20% increase in user retention. • Conducted comprehensive website analysis and executed SEO best practices, resulting in a 45% increase in organic search traffic and a 30% growth in conversion rates. • Engineered dynamic company email templates that effectively captured transactions and content, contributing to heightened levels of customer satisfaction.
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Frontend Engineer

Jul 2022 - Dec 2022
6 mos
Lagos, Nigeria
• Achieved a 35% improvement in user engagement and satisfaction through optimizing the responsiveness and performance of the user dashboard. • Spearheaded the development of the admin dashboard, leading to a 45% reduction in data management time for internal teams. • Collaborated with the design team to implement a streamlined and intuitive UI, resulting in a 20% decrease in user support requests. • Integrated real-time data visualization tools, which increased user data accuracy by 15% and empowered users to make informed financial decisions. • Implemented a multi-factor authentication system, thereby enhancing security and reducing unauthorized access incidents by 30%.
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Frontend Engineer

Sep 2021 - Aug 2022
1 yr 0 mos
Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
• Directed the development, maintenance, and optimization of user interfaces for the real estate application, resulting in a 40% increase in user interaction and a 25% enhancement in conversion rates. • Managed website updates to ensure accuracy in all listings and property details, leading to a 20% increase in customer satisfaction. • Spearheaded the implementation of advanced web animations and transitions, significantly improving user engagement and interactivity. • Collaborated with the marketing team to optimize the website's SEO, leading to a 30% boost in organic search traffic and improved search engine rankings. • Achieved remarkable improvements in website performance by optimizing code, reducing page load times by 40%, and ensuring flawless cross-browser compatibility.
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Wordpress Developer

Apr 2020 - Sep 2021
1 yr 6 mos
Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000
• Fostered seamless collaboration with the project manager to gather requirements and understand the company's unique objectives, ensuring alignment with their vision and business goals. • Customized WordPress themes and plugins to craft visually appealing and highly functional websites, seamlessly incorporating the latest design trends and industry best practices. • Collaborated closely with designers to translate static designs into dynamic, responsive WordPress websites, leading to a 30% increase in user satisfaction ratings and a 20% improvement in website usability scores across various devices. • Integrated WordPress websites with eCommerce platforms, streamlining the checkout process and reducing cart abandonment rates by 25%. • Optimized WordPress websites for seamless performance and scalability, resulting in 30% faster page loading times and a 15% increase in user engagement.
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Wordpress Developer

Jan 2019 - Mar 2020
1 yr 3 mos
Lagos, Nigeria
• Spearheaded WordPress and Elementor development projects from inception to deployment, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, bespoke websites aligned with clients' specifications and brand standards. • Collaborated closely with design and marketing teams to translate creative concepts into functional, responsive WordPress themes, resulting in a remarkable 35% enhancement in user experiences across all devices. • Leveraged advanced customizations and integrations with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and PHP to elevate website functionality, meeting precise client requirements. • Optimized website performance and loading times through the implementation of caching mechanisms and image optimization techniques, resulting in a notable 40% increase in site speed and a 25% decrease in bounce rate. • Provided consistent support and maintenance for WordPress websites, promptly addressing client inquiries, and implementing updates to ensure optimal performance and security.


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Bachelor of Science (BS)
Computer Science
2017 - 2023