This kind of page is always a little tricky, but if you're reading then you must want to know more...
That's me on the right! I like computers & geekery (occupational hazard!), a good book, movies, guitar, skiiing, a nice meal with friends, the occasional night out... all the usual stuff.
Below you can take a look into my edication, skills & professional experience.
Owner, Director & Developer
- Lexis Nexis
March 2013 – Current
- Agile, Defect resolution, Git
June 2012 – February 2013
- Build a EmberJs interface for the cloud, driven by a Java backend.
- Scrum, Agile, Defect resolution, TDD
March 2011 – June 2012
- Build ecommerce solutions in WebSphere Commerce as required for Salmon's various clients
November 2009 – February 2011
- To build the UK and Irish user interfaces (UI) for Three's customers, allowing them to manage their payments, accounts, tariffs, handsets, billing etc.
- To build the front-end for Three's highstreet stores in UK and Irland.
- Communicte with the client regarding UI for entire project.
- Build front-end ajax animation for Vodafone conference.
- Build an Ericsson global, Windows Vista desktop gadget
- Film, edit and animate a video on mobile devices.
- Shire Properties
April 2009 – August 2009
- To build a unique file archiving application to optimize 15 years worth of business files on a file server, building a subversion server to manage the new file structure. This was achieved using a file-hashing algorithm to compare and process the unique index of files.
PHP5, MySQL, SVN, HTML
Competa IT (April 2008 – March 2009)
Web developer (contracted for client projects)
- KPN (The Dutch Telecomms company)
July 2008 – March 2009
- To restructure the output from KPN’s content management system 'GX' (which hosts 7000+ pages), adding additional functionality which provided additional 50% more content possiblilties and many more configurative possibilities.
- Cleaning and optimising their stylesheets & HTML structure, providing a better, more efficient mechanism that will be easier to use (for developers & content managers).
- Implementing a site wide stylesheet, and cross browser mechanism.
- Provide training for development team to explain new architecture, and the new methods to the content managers.
- Train the handover team from Satyam in preparation for the outsourcing of development to India.
- Build a widget to allow KPN prepaid customers to change their own tariff plan online.
KPN’s CMS is built on Unix systems utilizing JAVA, JSPF, HTML, CSS, SOAP, XML, XSL, XSLT & FLASH
- DPI (Animation House)
May 2008 - June 2008
- To help finish a large application which allows a regional housing association to place tenants in suitable housing. Short term contact necessatated by a rapidly approaching deadline that had to be met.
A7 Communications (June 2007 – March 2008)
Senior Web Developer
Summary: Developing dynamic websites and content management applications for clients.
- To develop an easy to use white label CMS solution.
- Quick to setup
- Easy implement design/brand
University of Portsmouth (March 2006 – May 2007)
Educational Technologist, eLearning Programmer, Web Developer, Support Engineer
Summary: Numerous projects helping academics and lecturers to produce eLearning materials as part of the cental services department.
- elearning.port.ac.uk (now discontinued)
- To develop an accessible eLearning portal
- Build a statistical management package for eLearning workshops
- Providing workshops in the use of Graphics in eLearning
Dobos Multimedia (July 2000 – February 2006)
Company Director, Web Developer
- Mice International
Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark ExpressClients:
Shell, HP, Vodafone, 3, Motorola, Royal Navy, British Airways, Panasonic, Marks & Spencers
- Winterthur Life
- Building a new colour pallet for a brand overhall
- Developing a series of document templates
Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office
- Muse Model Management
- Designed and built a bespoke model management CMS website
Photoshop, ASP, Access, Apache
- Envogue Studios
- Retouching and Editing fashion studio photo shoots
- Develop an online fashion studio portfolio website
- Rex Judd Motorbikes, commissioned by Nielsen Computer Solutions
- Web site design
- Build web site
- Feltham Young Offenders Institute
- Design multimedia training aid
- Video Editing
Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Flash, Swish
- Planned Packaging Ltd.
- Planned Packaging Ltd.
- Brand development
- Shire Properties Ltd.
- Photo restoration
- Web design
- Web development
- Computer build
- PC maintenance
HTML, CSS, MySQL, PHP, Photoshop, Illustrator