Skills

Languages / Frameworks

  • HTML (5)
  • CSS (3)
  • Sass / Scss
  • Javascript / jQuery
  • Node
  • Angular (1.x)
  • Ruby / Rails
  • PHP / MySQL

Methodologies

  • BEM
  • SMACSS
  • GitHub Flow
  • GitFlow

Tools

  • Wordpress
  • ExpressionEngine
  • Drupal
  • Middleman
  • Sinatra
  • Git / SVN
  • Gulp

Applications

  • Sublime Text
  • Atom
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign

Experience

  • Simpleweb

    Bristol Front End Developer 2016 - Present

  • True Digital

    Bristol Front End Developer 2014 - 2016

    The role encompassed front end development, javascript development and front end performance. The role also exposed me to working in a .Net environment for the first time, and I have gained experience in a range of different off the shelf applications such as Kentico and Sitecore

    My responsibilities involved working solo on projects and also as part of a project teams, that could sometimes involve myself being the lead front end developer. Other tasks included deploying releases, documenting tasks and reporting on issues.

    I was often included in initial project and pitch discussions, and regularly worked alongside the UX and Design teams to create the best experience for users.

    Technologies used: .Net, Angular, Javascript, jQuery, Git, SVN

  • Beef

    Bristol Front End Developer 2012 - 2014

    Over the course of my time at Beef my progression was swift and saw me move from a junior to middleweight role. The role encompassed front end development, javascript development and deployment. The role allowed me to learn basic application development in Ruby, Rails and PHP. I gained experience in a range of different off the shelf applications, Wordpress and ExpressionEngine, and also custom applications such as Noodall.

    My responsibilities involved working closely with the lead application developer and lead front end developer. Working together we would complete initial project setups, deliver projects and support existing clients. Other tasks included deploying releases, documenting tasks and reporting on issues.

    I was often included in initial project and pitch discussions to help form ideas and approaches. I gained experience in working with a wide range of clients from SME’s, public sector and consumer brands.

    Technologies used: Ruby, Rails, RubyGems, PHP & MySQL, Javascript, jQuery, Git (GitFlow).

  • Immediate Media

    Bristol Junior Designer / Developer 2011 - 2012

    The role allowed me to gain experience in web development and digital marketing. The role encompassed front end design and development, javascript development and email marketing.

    My responsibilities involved working with well known magazine brands. Tasks included constructing weekly newsletters, designing features and developing magazine websites. I also worked with the magazine brands to help them develop a better social media presence and provide support to website users.

    Technologies used: PHP & MySQL, Drupal, Javascript, jQuery, SVN.

Education

  • 2008 - 2011

    University of the West of England

    First Class BSc (Hons) Web Design

  • 2004 - 2006

    Weston College

    BTEC National Diploma IT Practitioners (General)

  • 1999 - 2004

    Worle Community School

    8 GCSE passes A-C

Awards &
Recognition

  • Part of the development team that built the award winning True Digital website.
  • Creator of Brizzle Ipsum and Moustache Booth.
  • Gained the unofficial role of Meme Consultant / Head of Lolz at Beef for my impressive use of memes and gifs.
  • Previous portfolio designs have been featured in articles and design galleries including CSS Mania, VandelayDesign and IHatePixels.

Interests

Front End Development, Application Development, Mobile Development, Social Media, Product Design, Film, Animation.

References

Available Upon Request.