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Front-End Web Developer with extensive WordPress Experience

My name is Mykolas and I am a front-end developer and the co-founder of the GOOD HANDS creative studio. GOOD HANDS offers branding, web design, development, product, and film production to emerging music artists, startups, and companies. My team and I would be more than happy to help you with any of those needs – no project or request is too small or too big.

I strongly believe that clear communication between the client and freelancer is the key to success. That is why I always try my best to build a longer-term working relationship, rather than looking at a gig as a one-time transaction. If that is what you are looking for as well – we are a good match!

Check out some of my latest work:

Development of GOOD HANDS studio website

GOODHANDS
To celebrate our one year in business, we refreshed our website from the ground up to better showcase GOOD HANDS services, past work and tell a better story about the company itself.

WordPress + Gutenberg + Timber + Fractal development for Engine Commerce

Engine Commerce
This was one of the most advanced custom WordPress theme builds I’ve worked on to date – the main challenge was to gather all the website sections and their variations in an organized matter, enable easiest possible content editing experience in the backend while ensuring great performance and visual appeal of the site on the frontend. This was achieved using Fractal to build a styleguide of all the elements and connecting that to WordPress’ new Gutenberg editor via the Timber framework and a completely custom theme.

Development of Lamplighter Brewing Marketing Website

Lamplighter Brewing
I led the marketing site development efforts for Lamplighter Brewing – brewery and taproom in Cambridge, MA, focused on aroma-packed and flavor-driven ales. The company is driven to delight all of the senses – that is clear not only through their products but also through their new site as well!

Development of an Agency Portfolio Site for YARD NYC

YARD NYC
Working closely with the YARD NYC creative team, I developed a new WordPress website that acts as the main point of work showcase for the agency. The key elements of the site were subtle interactions and large imagery to showcase the company’s highly-visual advertising work.

Creating an Interactive Online Presence for an Emerging Tequila Brand

Jon Basil Tequila
Working with another partner studio, NOON, we developed an interactive marketing site for an emerging tequila company out of Chicago – Jon Basil. The story and the motivation behind the brand are told through impactful imagery, copy and subtle animations all throughout the site.

Development of a Portfolio Site for Aaron Nevin

Aaron Nevin
I love working on websites that have an amazing design and Aaron’s portfolio is one of the latest examples of this. Turned the lovely mockups into a WordPress-based site that is crazy fast and looks great. And it’s not only my word – it received a Special Kudos award at CSS Design Awards. That’s a first (but hopefully not the last) for me!

Development of a WooCommerce Store for SIM USA

SIM USA
A WordPress-based e-commerce website for a Travel SIM Card company based in France, catering mostly to European clients. Developed the front-end based on the mockups provided and turned those into a custom WordPress theme with a tailored back-end for easy content management.

Development of a Website for Estonian Volunteer Firefighters

Paasteliit
This must have been one of the most challenging, yet most fun and rewarding projects to date. EETER studio approached me to save the day – the timeline to deliver the project was extremely tight and the previous developer abandoned them leaving a messy codebase and unfinished website. A long week later, the project was saved and the end result looks and works great.

Redesign of TINT Website

TINT
Working alongside my designer colleague Daniel Baldwin, my responsibility was to take his mockups and turn them into fully-functional marketing pages that showcase the product.

Development of Commerceblock website

Commerceblock
In collaboration with EETER, we developed a marketing site for Commerceblock – a company in the blockchain space.


Customer reviews

Mykolas Raižys 2017-10-06T16:00:13Z 5
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Mykolas is professional, prompt and consistent with his communication. As a first-time Codeable.io customer, I wasn't nervous about finding someone with development capabilities since that was something that appeared to be well vetted but knew great client service could be quite subjective. I found Mykolas to be extremely helpful during our project advising me for both my short and long-term goals. I would highly recommend his services.

Anna Tindal
Mykolas Raižys 2017-09-11T07:42:07Z 5
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Mykolas, one of the developers I have worked with and will for sure work with more projects. If you need fast support or a rebuilt Mykolas is the guys. I recommend him for any project! 10/10 to Mykolas.

Pierre Gronberg
Mykolas Raižys 2017-08-22T15:52:27Z 5
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Mykolas deserves to be on Codable. He's a great communicator and follows up on outstanding items. He's very talented and responsive. We adopted his workflow and it's working well and will have him work on more projects with us.

James Tucker
Mykolas Raižys 2019-03-13T10:00:25Z 5
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Great Job from Mykolas! Fair estimate. Mykolas was available during all the project with good communication. Thank you again.

Thibault Guerpillon
Mykolas Raižys 2019-02-06T18:50:52Z 5
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Philip Leff
Mykolas Raižys 2019-01-16T22:34:47Z 5
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Tuomas Eskelinen
Mykolas Raižys 2018-12-15T17:13:49Z 5
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With other developers I've always felt like there was a lack of care to get a project done to my satisfaction. This experience was the polar opposite. Mykolas went above and beyond several times, and acted as a consultant - genuinely helping me out to get to my desired end goal. On top of that, just working with him was very easy. I even had a last minute deadline with something - and he came through for me. When I couldn't respond for a day, two days, or more, Mykolas was patient and never faltered on his professionalism. In the end, I got an end-result that was genuinely beyond what I expected, and the journey there was fun, informative, and easy. I feel lucky to have worked with a developer like Mykolas. I cannot recommend him highly enough.

Engin Ayaz
Mykolas Raižys 2018-08-28T09:00:21Z 5
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We've reached the first Milestone of our Woocommerce redesign & Mykolas has been amazing since the beginning. Great communication & always sharing his expertise to get the best results possible. He's working fast & know the best practices, thanks for your help Mykolas! :)

samy ben sadok
Mykolas Raižys 2018-05-10T18:40:10Z 5
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Awesome work once again. Thanks!

Pierre Gronberg
Mykolas Raižys 2018-04-20T10:24:46Z 5
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Pierre Gronberg
Mykolas Raižys 2018-03-27T16:42:15Z 5
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Awesomeness is the only work for this guy!! ;)

Pierre Gronberg
Mykolas Raižys 2018-03-01T13:21:53Z 5
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Pierre Gronberg
Mykolas Raižys 2018-02-26T14:59:24Z 5
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Mykolas have been very great in his job. Available, very communicative.. I recommend Mykolas and I will surely ask him again for future needs. Thank you very much.

Thibault Guerpillon
Mykolas Raižys 2018-01-29T09:21:17Z 5
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Awesome work by Mykolas again 5/5 :D

Pierre Gronberg
Mykolas Raižys 2018-01-19T12:55:38Z 5
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Awesome work once again from Mykolas! :) Fantastic. Keep up the good work.

Pierre Gronberg