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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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Boastack
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Adekunle Ajasin University
Lagos, Nigeria

Professional Background

  • Current status
    Employed
    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
    HTML5
    CSS3
    Bootstrap
    Tailwind CSS
    JavaScript
    PHP
    MySQL
    Git
    GitHub
    RESTful APIs
    Wordpress
    Elementor
    Woocommerce
    Ecommerce
    GSAP
    SEO Optimization
    Web Security
    Performance Optimization
    Responsive Design
    UI Design
    UX Design
    Webflow
    Agile Methodologies
    Product Strategy
    Project Management
    Figma
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe Illustrator
    Trello
    Jira
  • Languages
    English
    Professional
  • Highest level of education
    Bachelor

Job search preferences

  • Desired job type
    Full-time
    Interested in working remotely
  • Desired positions
    Web Developer | Wordpress Developer
  • Desired work locations
    United States
    United Kingdom
    Canada
    Germany
    Australia
  • 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.

Education

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Bachelor of Science (BS)
Computer Science
2017 - 2023