Since graduating in 2003 with an honours degree in Multimedia Technology, I’ve had the opportunity to work in many environments as a web developer and designer. Initially starting out as a freelance designer I have gone on to work for software companies in Scotland, Australia and Japan.

Work Experience

Education

Glasgow Caledonian University
September 1999 ~ June 2003
Bachelor of Science in Multimedia Technology

Professional capabilities

  • High-quality front and back-end development for websites.
  • Modular, scalable, robust, and reusable code.
  • Performance optimisation, usability, and accessibility.
  • Standard compliant, responsive design.
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) technique and strategy

Technical capabilities

  • PHP (MVC frameworks – Zend, Laravel, Slim etc, OOP, best practices)
  • Javascript (OOP, progressive enhancement), JavaScript libraries (e.g. jQuery, Angular/ KOJS)
  • HTML, HTML5
  • CSS, CSS3 (Bootstrap, SASS/ LESS, Grunt/Gulp)
  • Web accessibility
  • REST, JSON, XML
  • Linux (Ubuntu)
  • Photoshop, GIMP
  • Database design and implementation (MySQL, MongoDB)
  • CSV, Git
  • Ruby on Rails