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Based in East Anglia at Thetford, Norfolk, I now work in Norwich, as Senior Developer for Smartloan, part of the CT Capital group.
March 2013 – present
Visual Studio 2013, ASP .NET web forms and MVC4. MSSQL Database management and Stored procedures. Umbraco CMS v6/v7
July 2012 – March 2013
ASP .Net - Umbraco Content Management System.
Design, Styling and development of Existing and new portfolio of web based financial products and websites.
March 2012 – April 2012
Styling and development of the browser interface for the new Pursuit software that brings the iPad revolution to jewellery retailing.
All-in-one stock presentation, till and card transaction tool moves the point of sale to anywhere in the shop..
November 2011 – January 2012
Symfony 1.4 based PHP project, initially I built static HTML5 templates from Photoshop files, based on the HTML5 boilerplate (html5boilerplate.com) framework with Modernizr.js (www.modernizr.com), as ipad, iphone and touch device functionality was a strong requisite of the project.
When in development the project was checked out on my local Linux server using Subversion.
March 2011 – October 2011
Projects included the coding of six websites for Green People: www.greenpeople.co.uk, www.organicbabies.com, www.organichomme.com, www.organicsun.co.uk, www.organicscentfree.com and www.organicyoung.com
November 2009 – February 2011
Designing all advertising produced for clients in-house. Redesign of newspaper.
Introduced ICC colour profile standards for Advertisements, improving print quality and reliability.
October 2007 – October 2009
Lead Front End Developer on Romo: www.romo.com. Anna Scholz: www.annascholz.com and Barcelo Hotels: www.barcelo-hotels.co.uk.
Other projects involve coding from designs for such clients as www.linksoflondon.com, www.fredolsencruises.com, www.uniqlo.com/uk, www.anyahindmarch.com and www.kurtgeiger.com.
February 2005 – September 2007
Front End Website Coding work for BBC Television Centre, Futures and Development Department. BBC CBBC (www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc), contracted through Allegis Group (www.allegisgroup.co.uk).
OneShoe, part of Clinic, 32-38 Saffron Hill London EC1N 8FH (www.oneshoe.co.uk & www.clinic.co.uk). XHTML/CSS coding of Channel Five UK News website from designers concepts. (http://news.five.tv/)
Other websites: BaseLondon (www.baselondon.com/), Westworld Retail (www.westworldretail.com) and Bench (www.bench.co.uk).
Also Freelanced at: Brandwidth, Windsor & Eton. Accenture, Fenchurch Street, London. Them London, Mortlake, London. Saatchi & Saatchi Interactive Design Department, London.
January 2001 – February 2005
Proactive role in Support of the efforts of the Production Director, resulting in the Production Design Team gaining the responsibility to design and build the content pages and navigation systems of blue-chip career websites. This had been previously contracted to outside design agencies. Implementation times and costs were cut and improved communications between IT and the client in solving technical problems and updating content.
Designed the pages for what was considered the most public facing job site (Jobs.Scotsman.com).
Impressed in a visit to UCI headquarters in Manchester. Professional attitude when visiting clients and ability to explain ideas to clients that are not technology literate.
September 1996 – January 2001
Adobe Photoshop and QuarkXPress, production of display and Classified advertisements.
Successful research into colour proofing at The Guardian, which began the move into the production department of full and spot colour recruitment adverts, magazine adverts and full colour travel adverts.
Improved colour advertisement workflow, costs and quality control. This work was previously contracted out to preferred suppliers.
Masters Degree: Fine-Art Printmaking.
Degree in Communication Media: Illustration and Graphic Design.