Living in the New Forest (between Dorset & Hampshire / UK) I am very happy to travel within a 50/ 60 mile driving radius of BH23 7DS see a radius map.
For certain projects and ’incentives’ I am more than happy to travel to London & Europe and naturally, I can work full or part remotely on projects too.
Over 17 years as a Web Designer & Front-End Developer I have honed an 'elbows deep' awareness of the fast paced & exciting environments busy projects have to offer, delivering on-budget & on-time to tight deadlines & unexpected campaign developments.View Online CV Linkedin Profile
Relevant projects categorised very simply by agency.
Please see recent experience for more details.
My day-to-day 'CORE' Front End Developer Skills
Handcoded HTML5 / CSS3
Write less, do more.
Hybris Front End UI Developer
WordPress Front End
WordPress Back End
Additional Frontend Developer Skills + Experience & Knowledge
Handcoded HTML5/CSS3 Bootstrap & Foundation Hybris Front-End UI Developer VisualStudio (.NET)
WordPress Development Adobe® Dreamweaver Responsive Web Development (RWD) HTML Mocks/ Prototypes
960 Grid & Responsive frontend design Image manipulation Colour theory Wireframing Prototyping
Adobe® Photoshop Understanding brand guidelines Strong attention to detail
Recent Front End Development Experience
Hybris Frontend Web Developer using the following technologies:
Hybris Software (e-commerce multi-channel commerce)
Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers
SourceTree (Git & Mercurial client)
Hybris 5.1 development for responsive (Web, Tablet, Smartphone)
Responsible for all aspects of front end development for the eCommerce website
Full lifecycle, from creating wireframe HTML designs through re-templating & final handover
Integrating with + supporting a large Java based development team as a key player
Working to strict deadlines, prioritising workflow and adhering to the projects milestones
Utilising & Customising: .jsp's, .tag's, .impex & Hybris: CMS, HMC, HAC
Principal Frontend Developer, Front & Back End WordPress Developer, Web & Digital Designer
ivoryworldwide.com: HP, BP, Intel, Microsoft, Vodafone, Nokia (Ivory creative experience agency)
mediastation.co.uk: BAE Systems, RBC Royal Bank (Mediastation creative agency - now Smart Cookie)
Expert knowledge of ADOBE® PhotoShop
Dreamweaver, FTP clients, Microsoft Visual Studio
Ground Up Websites, Micro-sites & HTML Emails
Building Cross-browser, Responsive, User friendly websites
Wireframing, HTML & CSS prototyping
WordPress Front and Back end development
Google Webmaster Tools, Download efficiency, SEO
Cross Browser / Cross platform, W3C Standards
Digital design, Brochure design, Exhibition print design
Various Freelance Projects from Micro-sites to full eCommerce solutions (Please enquire for more info.)
WEB DESIGNER / DEVELOPER GRAPHIC & DIGITAL DESIGNER
[Artrageous Designs & I-Graphic 1995-1998 - then freelance 1998-2007]
With a genuine passion for all things digital, I design to high standards for web and print, have a pro-active approach and I'm able to show initiative/ ideas to constantly improve the quality of the projects I work on.
Brainstorming and conception through to layout design and production of large graphic projects.
Corporate material design: invites, brochures, business cards, letterheads, press adverts, etc.
Superb communication skills enabled me to speak clearly to clients ensuring insight to their needs.
Responsible for the conception, design and execution of all types of digital and printed materials.
Creating original logo designs, company branding and marketing campaigns.
Creative Problem Solver.
Eye catching and creative work.
Upbeat and enthusiastic.
Solid IT Background.
Good team spirit with a positive attitude.
Reliable; Loyal; Enthusiastic; Analytical; Flexible and Quick to Learn.