My freelance projects usually include - Website development, often customising Wordpress - Managing & maintaining sites - Information architecture - Web marketing & SEO - Website design - Server management - Improving business processes
skills used: Wordpress, Web Design, Technical writing, Usability, Html, SEO, Joomla
Homes & Communities Agency
Web manager - Project management - Website testing - Database admin - Technical writing - Content creation, using Plain English - Web application support: solving user problems on Wordpress, Drupal and Moodle websites - Web marketing: SEO, web stats and copywriting December 2008 – July 2011 (2 years 8 months) Leeds, United Kingdom
skills used: Project Management, Technical writing, Html, SEO, Content, Drupal
Academy for sustainable communities
- IT and networks: solving problems and improving systems - Training: writing guides and one-to-one support - Plain English: championing clear, jargon-free writing - Systems: setting up project management system and contact database - Marketing: Newsletter system, SEO and web stats - Web editing: maintaining and improving a popular website May 2006 – December 2008 (2 years 8 months) Leeds, United Kingdom
skills used: Html, Writing, Testing, Project Management
no longer live
IT manager - Web development: creating custom websites – PHP / MySQL. - Content management systems: customising and maintaining popular content management systems such as WordPress and Joomla - IT and Networks: installing and configuring server, network and client PCs - Support: training and documenting software and systems. Technical support for users - Content creation: writing and editing stories. Sourcing and creating photographs and videos. December 2001 – May 2006 (4 years 6 months)
skills used: Html, Graphics, PHP, Technical writing
- Implemented a full site redesign, reworked navigation and created site wide templates to maintain a consistent style. - Worked with translators to produce versions of the site in Spanish, German, Japanese and Turkish. - Managed a partnering programme that involved working with partners to create co-branded versions of the sportingbet website. - Formulated a search engine strategy and trained an employee to execute it. - Rebuilt an existing website to fit into the sportingbet.com look and feel. - Worked closely developers on dynamic elements of the site. - Worked with designers and the marketing department to publish advertising and promotional material to tight deadlines.
skills used: Html, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Usability
Location flexibilityWithin Hebden Bridge.
Within United Kingdom.
Length of contractDays.