Project Management: (W)AGILE, EXtreme Programming, Continous Integration (Jenkins), Maven (Minifying on Build, Preprocessor compilation, build versions, Mojo plugins), Git/SVN (Bitbucket, Git Lab), APIs, Cross Browser compatibility (such as Browser Stack), Shrinkify, Responsive design
Netbeans (with Tomcat), Eclipse ISE (with JBoss), Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, Spreadsheet, Drive. Photoshop CS2-Present, Illustrator, FTP Applications, XAMPP and LAMP based technologies, Amazon Web services, MS-SQL Server Express 2008, Microsoft SQL Management Studio (SSMS), Source Tree, Wordpress CMS, Joomla, Open Cart, Bootstrap 3
Recently I've been hard at work with leading Dovetail's frontend 'new world' system, adhereing to code standards and best practice. Paving the way for Integration into old systems and giving client's walk throughs of how their web presence could be incorporated into our new way of thinking.
I have worked within the publishing industry for over 7 years as a Web Developer and Leader. Creating and maintaining 65+ ecommerce sites for clients such as Dennis and Haymarket Publishing. Also developing exciting new technologies for the company to use.Achievements
I've worked with Responsive designs and templates, Bootstrap Frameworks, jQuery and AJAX to create Responsive CMS Driven Sites for both the publishing industry and freelance projects. I have used both bespoke CMS' and open source such as Wordpress CMSPortfolio
As well as coding, I've managed several projects and staff. Managing workloads in terms of skill, problem identifying and solving from both a management and technical level, understanding needs. I have managed in both a commercial level and freelance environment.My CV
I have created reporting Systems for 65 clients, using APIs and Databases to report behaviour. Using MySQL to overcome mammoth tasks with just a few joins and using my knowledge to populate automated testing applications for a commercial use.Examples
Leading a department from a front end standpoint, creating Integration for Dovetail's legacy systems.
I've worked with 19 clients with a 5* reputation (98% would recommend me). You can view my profile here
Enabling users to interact with Dovetail's various APIs easily and rectifying issues with thousands of promotions on our bespoke source systems.
Creating an improved procedure within a major system migration process for the client's subscription site with an online turn-around of approximately £1.3m. This has been fully implemented and is built upon.
Building an Automated Testing Application with GUI (PHP, AJAX) for Immediate's BBC titles (Top Gear etc) to detect downtime and system failures on any 6 servers, running 24/7. This sends notifications of errors via email to selected staff.
Building and Designing a PHP Web Services Application to test product orders and subscription login calls with the functionality to refresh Dovetail's in-house Web Services Cache (APIs and Database). This also consumes the Web Service result (XML) and formats this for easy reading.