👋 Hi, I’m Marios Sofokleous Experienced Web Developer

Crafting tailored web solutions with technical expertise in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, and PHP, and a deep understanding of WordPress.

PORTFOLIO

A Selection of Stuff I’ve Built

JobLister

Free and open-source WordPress plugin that allows you to set up a job listing page on your website.

SharedLens

SharedLens is a Single Page Application (SPA) that serves as a collective photo album.

A preview image of YATL, a simple todo list built with Create React App, and Firebase.

Yet Another Todo List

A simple todo list built with Create React App, and Firebase.

A preview image of Rapido theme for October CMS.

Rapido

Polished single-page business-oriented theme with a blog for October CMS.

A preview image of Cyprus Drone Works website.

Cyprus Drone Works

FPV drone service for seamless single-take tour videos of real estate and more.

A preview image of Danaf Dental website.

Danaf Dental

Business website for a private dental clinic providing a variety of dentistry services.

A preview image of Porto Bello restaurant website.

Porto Bello

Business website for a family-run Italian restaurant.

A preview image of GK Architects website.

GK Architects

Minimalistic portfolio website for an award-winning architectural design studio.

A preview image of PPC Pool Services website.

PPC Pool Services

Business website for a professional swimming pool and spa services contractor.

A preview image of Portfolio plugin for October CMS.

Portfolio

AJAX-powered Masonry portfolio plugin with category filters and a modal dialog for October CMS.

A preview image of Rigid Rims design mockup.

Rigid Rims

A one-page web design concept for DJs who want to provide everything visitors need to know about them.

TESTIMONIALS

Nice Things People Have Said

“Having worked with Marios for almost a year as a fellow WordPress developer, I must say he instills positive energy in the team and is a true professional. What makes him stand out is his willingness to help others. I am impressed by his work ethic, communication skills and the fact that he easily adjusts to any given situation and can perform under pressure. I am glad to have worked with him!”

— Pavlina Kyriacou, WordPress Developer, IronFX

“We hired Marios to design and build our new website from scratch. He has been exceptionally collaborative, reliable, professional, and persistent in delivering a top-notch web product.”

— Andreas Constantinou Marmara, Manager, PPC Pool Services

“Marios is one of the most hardworking persons I had the pleasure of working with, always willing to go above and beyond to complete a project assigned to him.”

— Marios Polyviou, PHP Developer & Online Marketing Manager, Enigma Global

“Marios has been professional, collaborative, efficient, and honest. With strong technical knowledge and natural creativity, he helped us communicate our vision through a streamlined and attractive website.”

— George Kalaitzides, Owner & Principal Architect, GK Architects

“An expert in front-end web development with great attention to detail. We have worked together during several projects, and Marios has delivered beautiful and fully responsive UIs every time.”

— Marios Kleanthous, CEO, Webmors

“A great professional, very hardworking and able to tackle any challenge on time. It was a great pleasure working with Marios. He is an amazing person, with top notch technical skills and experience in building beautiful highly responsive web applications. I wish we have the chance to work together in the nearest future Marios. I am sure you will thrive even more in the tech industry. Nowadays, is not so common to find professionals like you. All the best!”

— Christophoros Demetriou, Product Manager, IronFX

EXPERIENCE

Where I’ve Worked

WordPress Developer

IronFX

Jan 2022 - Present

Remote

  • Developed Custom WordPress Plugins and Widgets: Created and optimized multiple WordPress plugins and Elementor widgets using PHP and React, enhancing functionality and user experience.
  • Innovation in Development Workflows: Introduced streamlined development workflows leveraging @wordpress/env and @wordpress/scripts, significantly boosting productivity and aligning with best practices.
  • Modular Architecture Implementation: Innovated plugin architecture by introducing modular and scalable components, enhancing maintainability and usability.
  • Rapid Adaptation Across Projects: Demonstrated adaptability by efficiently customizing plugins for different websites, showcasing versatility and foresight in design.
  • Efficiency Optimization: Developed plugins that reduced setup time from days to hours, optimizing workflow and increasing project efficiency.
  • Comprehensive Documentation: Prioritized extensive documentation for all plugins, ensuring ease of use, smooth onboarding, and effective knowledge transfer.
  • Technical Leadership: Facilitated effective communication between developers and designers, initiated discussions for design consistency, and promoted collaborative problem-solving.
  • Proactive Problem-Solving: Demonstrated autonomous problem-solving skills by navigating complex APIs and integrating new payment methods, ensuring project success despite limited documentation.
  • User Experience Enhancement: Addressed RTL mode challenges, improved bi-directional support, and ensured thorough QA processes for diverse user needs.
  • Cross-Department Collaboration: Provided technical guidance and support across departments, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment.
  • Commitment to Best Practices: Advocated for sustainable development practices and set a high standard for code quality and maintainability.

October CMS Developer

Freelance

May 2021 - Dec 2021

Paphos, Cyprus

  • Built websites for businesses using October CMS as the foundation.
  • Developed a personal portfolio website to showcase my skills and achievements.
  • Published themes and plugins on the October CMS Marketplace.
  • Invested in my professional growth by improving my knowledge of vanilla JavaScript, React, and Firebase.

October CMS Developer

Webmors

Aug 2019 - Apr 2021

Remote

  • Developed custom themes and plugins for October CMS.
  • Designed and prototyped websites using Adobe XD and Figma.
  • Mentored graphic designers on web design principles.
  • Resolved website-related issues and managed design change requests.

WordPress Developer

Enigma Global

Jun 2018 - Jul 2019

Paphos, Cyprus

  • Collected and analyzed client and design requirements to ensure project success.
  • Expertly created and personalized WordPress child themes to meet specific needs.
  • Modified CSS and added custom functionality using JavaScript to enhance website capabilities.
  • Expanded knowledge of popular WordPress plugins and page builders to stay current.
  • Provided ongoing maintenance and support for existing WordPress and Joomla sites.
  • Quickly and effectively resolved website-related support tickets.
  • Collaborated with designers and IT staff to ensure seamless project execution.
  • Planned, managed, and communicated project timelines and tasks.
  • Developed training manuals to educate users and ensure proper usage.
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ABOUT ME

Here’s My Story

Hello, I'm Marios, a Web Developer based in Cyprus with hands-on experience crafting custom web solutions. My expertise ranges from building dynamic Single-page Apps using React to designing and developing custom WordPress themes and plugins. With a passion for coding, I bring ideas to life in the browser, ensuring high-quality user experiences.

As a self-taught developer, I have cultivated a solid understanding of both frontend and backend development, along with strong UI/UX design principles. My dedication lies in building high-performance websites that adhere to best practices, ensure accessibility, and excel in technical SEO. I am committed to continuous learning and always strive to provide the best possible solutions to my clients.

Outside of work, I enjoy activities such as volleyball, cycling, and swimming. My favorite hobby is flying FPV drones, capturing breathtaking cinematic footage. You can view these adventures on Cyprus Drone Works, where I regularly post videos of my flights.

Feel free to connect with me on GitHub and LinkedIn to explore my work and stay updated with my latest projects.

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SKILLS

Hard & Soft Skills

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