I'm a full time web developer/programmer based in Manchester. I specialise in building responsive and WordPress websites using the latest web standards.
I graduated from University Of Manchester in 2007 and hold a BSc (Hons) degree in Computer Science.
With 8 years' commercial experience working in Mac, Windows and LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) environments.
I have built websites for wide range of clients including: -
GE General Electric, The Co-operative, Royal London, Bupa, QMH hotels / Valour hospitality, Muse Developments, Dioceses of Shrewsbury and Salford, Police Mutual, Thomson Alfresco, Barclays, Carling and Premier League.
In addition I have developed software solutions for RS Components and Thomas Cook.
I enjoy many aspects of technology; from programming, to hardware repairs, electronics and gaming.
I have a genuine enthusiasm to learn about new technologies and to work as a team to solve problems.
I own my own vehicle and live within a 15 minute drive of Manchester city centre.
CSS including CSS3
Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator
Hardware (repair & installation)
EPOS & CCTV installation
Professional Instructor-Led course. Skills to develop, execute and manage PL\SQL stored program units like procedures, functions, packages and database triggers.
Course modules covered a high level of practical and theoretical skills over a broad range of computer science topics.
Taken a course in Professional Issues to satisfy BCS/IEE accreditation.
A levels: General Studies (B), Geography (B), Mathematics (B), Physics (A)
GCSE's: 11 (6A*, 3A, 1B, 1D) with Maths (A*) and English (A)
Achieved numerous Commendations and Awards in a succession of years.
Received Bronze Certificate in 'UK Senior Mathematical Challenge' 2001.
Senior Web Developer
Digital clients include GE General Electric, The Co-operative, Royal London, Bupa, QMH hotels / Valour hospitality, Muse Developments, Dioceses of Shrewsbury and Salford, Police Mutual, Tyres On The Drive, Sage.
WordPress CMS and bespoke PHP websites.
Responsive and mobile websites.Cuckoo Design
Web Developer / Software Developer
Projects included work with RS Components, Thomson Al Fresco, LateRooms, Red Sea Holidays, Thomas Cook, Post Office and Facebook Apps.
Technologies included FBML/FBJS, Screen Scraping, MySQL, ASP classic, cPanel, Anite CMS, Textpattern CMS, C#, SVN.Inventive IT
Open Source LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
Clients included Carling, Barclays, Premier League, Football Pools, Sportech, 4thegame and Nationwide Football.Fast Web Media
Development and support teams
Worked with industrial clients: Centrica, E.on Energy, Powergen, Scottish & Southern Energy, Scottish Power and Siemens.Generis Technology
Junior Web Developer
Clients included Coors, Football Conference, Football League, Football Writers Association, Grolsch, Soccerex.Fast Web Media
Buffet Metro, Manchester
Catering AZ, Manchester
Canton Chef, Manchester
Ming Dynasty, Trafford
Jade Garden, Reddish
Serving as technical support to various Chinese takeaways, restaurants and catering suppliers.
EPOS hardware acquisitions and Java EPOS programming. Around the clock out of hours support.
Website design and maintenance.
Maintaining network of backup servers, front end EPOS laptops and touchscreen tills.
CCTV network installation.