Profile

I have over 6 years industry experience as a Front End Web Developer, focusing on mobile first responsive websites builds using HTML, CSS and JavaScript in PHP & .Net environments. I also bring to your organisation 3 years’ experience in 1st, 2nd and 3rd Line IT Support within educational establishments and excellent customer service focus from over 6 years in retail and catering positions. In my time in my most recent role, I have been responsible for taking a design from Photoshop comps or wireframes to CMS templates or full CMS driven websites. I am currently focusing my out of work study on enhancing my knowledge of JavaScript, particularly the React Library.

Key Skills

  • HTML
  • CSS (Sass)
  • JavaScript (Vue, React, Gulp, jQuery)
  • PHP (Laravel)
  • W3C Compliance
  • Cross Browser Compatibility
  • CMS Systems – Wordpress, Processwire, Umbraco, Perch
  • Source Control - Git, Mercurial
  • Client Management – Excellent client liaison and troubleshooting skills

Supplementary Skills

  • PHP/MySQL
  • C# .Net Razor Syntax
  • Search Engine Optimisation – Basic onsite SEO

Experience

Full Stack Web Developer

JFD, Cheltenham

July 2016 - Present

  • Building responsive templates
  • Build to Wordpress/Processwire/Custom internal CMS
  • Building bespoke solution in Laravel/Vue including a membership and order model, and integration with Stripe payment system
  • Testing websites in multiple browser and device combinations

Contract Web Developer

Factor 3, Cheltenham

June 2016 - July 2016

  • Short term contract building a complete Wordpress website

Senior Web Developer

Quarterback, Cheltenham

June 2015 - June 2016

  • Building responsive templates
  • Build to Wordpress/Umbraco CMS
  • Building bespoke solutions, including a booking system and payment gateway interface
  • Testing websites in multiple browser and device combinations

Front End Web Developer

Firehoop, Cheltenham

August 2014 - May 2015

  • Building responsive templates
  • Build to Umbraco CMS
  • Testing websites in multiple browser and device combinations

Web Developer

Now Media, Cheltenham

January 2012 - August 2014

  • Building responsive websites.
  • Testing websites in multiple browser and device combinations
  • Onsite SEO
  • Keeping an in house device lab up to date

HTML & CSS Developer

16 Interactive, Cheltenham

June 2010 – January 2012

  • Conversion of Flat Website Design PSDs to Standards Compliant HTML, CSS & JavaScript
  • Conversion of HTML and CSS to Content Management System Templates

2006 -2008 - Various IT Support Roles

Pre 2006 – Various Customer Service roles

Personal and Professional Development

Courses

CreativeJS with HTML5 (2D) – Seb Lee-Delisle – Oxford, Jan 2013 - http://seb.ly/training

CSS3 for Resposive Design – Andrew Clarke – Cardiff, Nov 2013 - http://stuffandnonsense.co.uk

Conferences

Mobilism, Amsterdam, May 2012 - http://mobilism.nl/2012

WebDevConf, Bristol, Oct 2012-2015 - http://www.webdevconf.com

Port80, Newport, May 2016 - http://port80events.co.uk/

Handheld, Cardiff, Nov 2013 - http://handheldconf.com

Education

University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham

2001 – 2006 CertHE Computing

North Leamington School, Leamington Spa

1995 – 2001

GCSE - 9 Subjects

A Level - Mathematics, Computing & General Studies

Hobbies & Interests

Web Development

Running - Completed the Great North Run in 2013

Microbrewing - A friend and I brew cider every autumn using our cider press

Football – I enjoy playing 5-a-side, watching Cheltenham Town and Liverpool

References available on request