~ MSc in Computer Science from Newcastle University
~ 18 years experience in the web industry
~ Full stack developer with comprehensive skill set allowing me to deliver end-to-end solutions from design to build.
~ Based in London & Oxford; covering South-East and beyond
~ Broad range of clients from small start-ups & charities to NGOs and bluechip corporations including:
~ Restorative Justice Council
~ The Mighty Boosh
~ Horizon Nuclear Power
~ Financial Regulating Council
~ Scottish Widows
~ AT&T Williams.
~ Director of Glide Digital Ltd: 2012-present
~ Web freelancer for various web agencies & PR companies in London: 2004-2012
~ Full-time Chief Developer for Online Legal Services Ltd, Swindon: 2002-2004
~ Full-time Application Developer for Mediasource, Abingdon: 2000-2002
Development, design, databases, content management, blogs, social media, SEO, bespoke applications, webcasting.
Languages / scripts:
C#, VB.NET, Classic ASP, PHP
Conent managmenet systems:
WordPress, BuddyPress, Umbraco, Joomla, Drupal, Moodle
Magento, Zen Cart, nopCommerce
MS SQL, MySql
Windows Server 2008 R2, Ubuntu, IIS, Plesk
Xero Qualified Partner, Sage integrations, Webcasting, Podcasting, Puegeot PSA / TAC integration, XML / JSON parsing,
Restorative Justice Council
Custom build of the Restorative Justice service directory; a searchable database of restorative justice provision in England and Wales targeted at both victims and practitioners within the field. Search by postcode to list RJC services that cover for your corresponding local authority: rjdirectory.rjc.org.uk Re-build of Direct Accreditation application process where practitioners can build a portfolio of evidence of their skills and knowledge for assessment: practitioners.rjc.org.uk The Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM) is external recognition of quality restorative practice. We re-built the RSQM health check tool to allow prospective organisations to assess an organisation's restorative service against the Restorative Service Standards by the leading professional body in the field: rsqm.rjc.org.uk As part of larger team helped with the migration of RJC's core site: www.rjc.org.uk
skills used: PHP, jQuery, MySql
The Mighty Boosh
brief: To build a promotional website to accompany The Mighty Boosh's tour documentary release: Journey of the Childmen: “Journey of the Childmen documents the mad cap cartoon pirates on their mammoth Future Sailors proving to be the ultimate backstage pass into the chaos and genius of The Mighty Boosh.” outcome: The brief was fulfilled by designing & developing a colourful, vibrant & eye-catching website that might go some way to summing up the colour, chaos & zeitgeist appeal of The Mighty Boosh. The Journey of the Childmen design eventually became the design for their core site. childmen.glidedigital.co.uk
skills used: ASP.Net, SQL Server, Web Design, SEO
Client: PRmoment Brief: To develop online PR magazine Outcome: PRmoment offers its readers insight and opinion into the world of public relations. It has since become one of the most trafficked online journals within the PR industry second only to PR Week. PRmoment has recently expanded into India for which we were also commissioned to carry out the web build. Features: Bespoke CMS, news posts, comment submission & moderating, webcasts, conferences, training, jobs feed, blog, blog feed, newsletter subscription, social media Technology: ASP.NET, AJAX, jQuery, Linq, XML parser, integrate CKEditor & image cropper within CMS
skills used: ASP.Net, SQL Server, jQuery, XML, Html, CSS, AJAX, VB.Net, C#
Brief: To build vibrant website to promote charity concert ChildLine Rocks Outcome: For ChildLine we were contracted to build a website to promote their annual charity concert ChildLine Rocks. This meant several meetings at the NSPCC head offices where the ChildLine call centre is based. Working closely with the ChildLine charity team including patron and DJ legend; 'Whispering' Bob Harris (Radio 2) we built a colourful and rather noisy website in the spirit of the subject matter. Features: News, ecommerce ticket purchase, photo gallery
skills used: PHP, MySql, Web Design, SEO
Location flexibilityWithin London.
Within United Kingdom.
Length of contractDays.