Ann Christin Cappelen

WordPress developer.

About me

Full-stack web developer with over 10 years experience in creating custom WordPress themes, plugins and complete websites tailored for corporations in all kinds of industries. Solid knowledge of how to architect and develop integrations between WordPress or PHP and external systems, be it APIs, databases or CRMs.

Understand the importance of good communication and prides myself on producing high-quality, modular, and re-usable code that gives the end-user a flexible and user-friendly experience.

Recently found an interest in game development and am honing my development and illustration skills while working on launching my first video game.



Full-stack developer

October 2020 – current

  • Developed and maintained large corporate client websites using WordPress.
  • Honed skills and delivered tailored customizations in Gutenberg, WooCommerce, Gravity Forms, Facet WP, Give WP, and SQL.
  • Worked effectively remotely with a remote team.

Idium 1881 AS

Senior web developer

January 2013 – September 2020

  • Led Idium’s transition into using WordPress for creating websites for corporation clients.
  • Built and developed base themes and shared plugin framework.
  • Built and managed some 200 clients with custom-tailored WordPress solutions on a per-client basis.
  • Had main responsibility for developing integrations, especially for webshops and CRMs.
  • Led the development team as WordPress Product Owner in 2014 – 2019.

Cappelen Art & Design

Freelance web developer and designer

February 2011 – ca. 2014

  • Built a webshop using WooCommerce for HLF (Norwegian organization for hard of hearing people).
  • Designed and created graphic brochures and website elements for Nordic World.
  • Designed graphic elements for Nesodden municipality website.

TV 2

Frontend web developer and designer

May 2010 – December 2012

  • Founded and developed TV 2’s WordPress blog network for journalists and TV show participants.
  • Built and developed TV 2’s forum site using PHP and SQL.
  • Maintenance of TV 2 channel’s website using EpiServer.
  • Created customized graphic elements to use on TV 2’s websites and blogs.
  • Assisted in supporting journalists and TV show participants in using the blog network.


University of Oslo

Master’s degree in Computer Science

August 2007 – April 2010

University of Oslo

Bachelor’s degree in System development and programming

August 2003 – June 2007



PHP, CSS (Sass, Less, PostCSS), HTML5, JavaScript (jQuery, vanilla), React JS, SQL, C#, Java.

CMS and plugins/APIs

WordPress, WooCommerce, Gravity Forms, Advanced Custom Fields, Facet WP, WP Fusion, Give WP, Search WP, Yoast SEO, Google Maps, Stripe.


Git, npm, Composer, Webpack, PhpStorm, Sublime Text, SequelPro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro.