Darryl Leckenby

Freelance developer/designer/R&D expert with 16 years commercial experience on100+ websites and software projects.

Summary

OVERVIEW:
Second generation Microsoft-trained developer/designer with R&D expertise. I have 16 years commercial experience on over 100 software and website projects. I've been employed, ran my own small agency, worked freelance, contracted and been involved as a founder of several start-up companies. I've recently retired from a full-time career in the industry to focus on studies to focus my career towards a specialist data-science area, so for the next 3 years I'm focusing on offering my 16 years experience as a developer/programmer as a freelancer.

SKILL-SETS:
Microsoft stack for back-end development including Visual Studio ASP.NET, VB.NET, .NET, VB5, VB6, VB, ASP, SQL, SQL Server, Oracle.
Design/Front end: Wire-framing, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, Photography, CSS, HTML, JQuery, Javascript.
Integration: Sage Line 50, Retail Payment Merchants including paypal, paypoint, bit-coin, protX, secpay.
Infrastructure: Windows Server (all platforms), Microsoft ISA Server, Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway
Project Management: Kanban, Agile, Microsoft Project, RedMine. Basecamp
CRM Systems: Zoho, ZenDesk.
Strategy: Data-mining for competitor research, generating marketing databases, industry analysis.
SEO: Proven experience of 1-5 listings for competitive keywords over short and long-term.
Marketing: User experience analysis using Google Analytics, SEO strategies for keyword analysis and long-term tracking of search indexes for business and competitor listing changes.

AVAILABILITY:
Please contact me to confirm.

ETHICS:
For short projects I do not charge anything until work is delivered. For long projects or first-client projects, no payment until mile-stones are reached. I work by the hour of fixed-cost if I can pin down details for a formal project specification.

WANT TO KNOW MORE?
Visit my website or connect over linked-in to see a full career summary which is not public on linked-in. Resume and references upon request. With over 100+ projects I cannot list them all, so please contact me to focus experience in your specific industry or type of project.

If you would like to discuss your requirements further please get in touch.

http://www.darrylleckenby.co.uk

Testimonials

Posted by Jonathan Carl Broderick (IT Consultant), three boars media

Written testimonial:
Darryl continues to excel in every part of the IT infrastructure, his attention to detail and organisation skills are second to none. What impresses me is his ability to quickly adapt to changing technologies and implement them effortlessly. I would not hesitate to have Darryl lead any projects as he always delivers quality products and services.

Work Flexibility

Location flexibility

Within Stamford Bridge, York.
Within York.
Within United Kingdom.
Would temporarily relocate.
Would permanently relocate.
Can telecommute.

Length of contract

Days.
Weeks.
Months.