Marty Helmick

Charlotte, North Carolina | | 704-728-9859

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Front End Developer with 8+ years experience building accessible and scalable solutions for the web. Open Source enthusiast and regular code contributor to WordPress Core. Strong engineering professional with a Master’s degree in Information Systems Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies.

Examples of Work

WordPress Core Contributer & Gutenberg Development Team Member

Mythic Starter Theme

  • Collaborated on code choices and architecture decisions with 3-4 Theme Hybrid members via Slack.
  • Created a node plugin for inclusion in the theme’s build process.
  • My ever evolving fork is at

Custom Page Builder

Site Membership functions

  • Created family memberships functionality for an elementary-middle school.
  • Parents are able to manage their students extracurricular activity (e.g., a sports registration > try-outs > payment flow).
  • In Production: | Source Code:

Related Employment

Senior WordPress Developer @ The Idea People September 2019 — May 2020

  • Build new and maintain existing WordPress sites.
  • Integrate custom API endpoints and plugins such as WooCommerce, Buddypress and Gravity Forms.

Lead Web Developer @ Diocese of Charlotte June 2013 — September 2019

  • Design, develop, and maintain webapps for schools, churches, campaigns and diocese related agencies.


Master’s degree @ Keller Graduate School of Management July 2012

  • Information Systems Management

B.A. @ West Virginia University August 2002

  • Communication Studies