Curriculum Vitae

Building quality websites since 2004.

Objective

Seeking a position to utilise my skills and abilities in the Web Design & Development Industry that offers Professional growth while being resourceful, innovative and flexible.


Skills Profile

  • PHP, Classic ASP, XSLT, Python, Django
  • CSS3 / HTML5
  • Javascript/jQuery
  • UX Design
  • Wireframing
  • SEO
  • Responsive Design
  • JSON
  • AJAX
  • GIT
  • MySQL & MSSQL
  • Windows/Linux Server Administration
  • Content Management Systems (WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, ExpressionEngine, MODx)
  • Agile Development
  • Adobe Product Suite (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator)

Employment History

ebow, Senior Front-end Developer. January 2014 – Present

Dublin

  • Front-end Development of corporate websites for new and existing clients
  • Lead developer on projects for GAA, Abbey Theatre, Education & Training Board
  • PHP development of existing websites
  • Social Media Apps
  • Linux/Windows Server Management

RTÉ, Front-end Developer. May 2012 – December 2013

Donnybrook, Dublin 4

  • Involved in designing, developing and deploying microsites for new programmes, and refreshing sites for the return of older programmes. All sites were required to be developed within strict corporate branding guidelines.
  • Liaised with departments within RTÉ, to gather requirements for microsite development.
  • Further developed my UX and Wireframing skills, to include designing for mobile devices.
  • Developing WordPress sites on two multisite installations. This involved testing WordPress plugins for compatibility, and also integrating internal RTÉ technology into templates using jQuery and JSON.
  • Providing telephone and email support to various departments, and identifying and resolving any issues that arise for users.
  • Working with external providers where required to deliver requirements.
  • Designed & developed social media apps for various departments to enable them to run competitions.

MOR Solutions, Front-end Developer. June 2010 – March 2012

Drogheda, Co Louth

  • Responsible for developing website concepts from initial design through to final delivery, using CSS, HTML, jQuery and PHP.
  • Responsible for the management of my own projects, this required me to deal directly with clients on an ongoing basis to ensure their requirements were met.
  • Responsible for the management of the company helpdesk, which involved providing technical support via telephone and email to clients, performing maintenance on existing sites, identifying and resolving issues as they arose, and escalating issues to appropriate team members.

Pixelsoup, Front-end Developer. June 2009 – February 2010

The Digital Hub, Dublin 8

  • Responsible for developing website concepts from initial design through to final delivery, using CSS, HTML, jQuery and PHP.
  • Responsible for the management of my own projects, this required me to deal directly with clients on an ongoing basis to ensure their requirements were met.
  • Developed a strong understanding of UX Design, Wireframing and HTML prototyping.

WebStudio, Web Designer/Developer. January 2005 – June 2009

Ardee, Co Louth

  • Responsible for the design and development of  websites of varying sizes, from simple brochure sites, to large e-commerce solutions.
  • Liaised with clients to establish their requirements.
  • Responsible for providing customer support via telephone and email, identifying and resolving issues, and performing maintenance on client websites.
  • Responsible for the management of Windows Server 2003 server, including IIS, MSSQL & MySQL databases, routine backups and general server management.

Activities

  • 2013-Present – Mentor, Coderdojo, Ardee, Co Louth.
  • 2012 – Frontend Developer, Drogheda 24hr Webathon, Drogheda, Co Louth.
  • 2010-2014 – Donated my face to Movember, helping raise awareness of prostate & testicular cancer

References available on request

Portfolio available here