Mark Little

Senior PHP developer/ consultant with over 14 years commercial experience


A senior PHP developer and with solid development life cycle management skills. Over 14 years experience with a good proportion of that time spent as technical director at a leading digital marketing company. I now freelance and consult on various projects, helping clients achieve their goals through the use of technology

I am looking for interesting application development opportunities or if you have a system that requires updating, debugging and fixing.

Technical Skills

Expert in PHP and Object Orientated Design utilising Design Patterns and MVC frameworks. Advance LAMP administration and installation. Commercial experience of web technologies (HTML, CSS, AJAX, Jquery, JavaScript,Bootstrap). Commercial experience of MVC frameworks (CakePHP, Yii). Experience of Content Management Systems (Joomla,Wordpress) and the conversion of HTML sites to CMS. Commercial experience with interfacing to bulk SMS providers. Advance email broadcasting and delivery management techniques using PowerMTA. Commercial experience of web services (XML,SOAP,WSDL)



Project brief was to create a module that allowed the extraction of items from eBay and create listings on the clients auction site.

skills used: PHP, Apache, LINUX, MySql, jQuery, Consultancy

Stylefrog Creative

Client had issues whilst making calls to the Zencoder API. Debugged and fixed.

skills used: PHP

Pyper York

This client required an update to a Simple Machines Forum to allow subscription payments via a payment gateway (WorldPay)

skills used: PHP, MySql, Html, Database, Consultancy, Database

Consulted on improvements. Diagnosed and fixed issues with the current system. Key roles and projects: Bug diagnosis and fix Offsite backup using Amazon S3 System monitoring with Zabbix Server performance analysis and optimisation Test server implementation Code versioning using SVN Reporting using Google Analytics

skills used: Testing, PHP, LINUX, MySql, TCP/IP, Consultancy, JavaScript, jQuery

Powertext Systems Ltd

Share holder, board member and Senior Developer for a digital marketing company. As a founding member of the company I built their core platform from scratch of which I continued to develop and maintain. Improved the platform to enable the broadcasting of 250k SMS and 500k emails per month. Improved code management by implementing version control (SVN) Key roles: Bulk Email and SMS broadcasting development Database design and maintenance Core server administration and maintenance Software development life cycle management Decision maker for all key technical aspects 24 x 7 support Bulk email delivery management

skills used: Software Testing, Marketing, Apache, jQuery, LINUX, MySql, Management, Project Management, XML, TCP/IP

Work Flexibility

Location flexibility

Within Farndale.
Within North Yorkshire.
Can telecommute.

Length of contract