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I am a Web Developer with over 10 years experience in the development, testing, deployment and support of websites built using PHP and Microsoft Technologies.

 

Front-End Development

  • Developing HTML Templates from designs in PSD, JPG and Illustrator format.
  • Javascript development and 5 years jQuery development experience for large and small scale websites.
  • Technical Front-end development experience taking HTML Templates built by myself and integrating them with PHP and ASP.Net based content management systems.
  • Working with HTML5/CSS3 delivering cross browser experiences for users with progressive enhancements ensuring all browsers meet a minimum UX level.
  • Extensive experience working with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • BackboneJS/AngularJS development for single and multi-page websites

 

ASP.Net Web Development

  • Working with ASP.Net 2-4.5 creating web forms for user information collection and user authentication.
  • Converting HTML Templates in to ASP.Net Master pages with child content pages.
  • Working with database connectivity.
  • Experience and Knowledge of working with the MVC framework.

 

PHP Development

  • Working with PHP to develop websites in a range of development environments.
  • Working with Apache web server updates and maintenance.
  • Working with a wide range of Bespoke PHP CMS and off-the-shelf including WordPress & Drupal.
  • Extensive WordPress development experience, integrating and creating new plugins and themes.
  • Providing support with owners of PHP-based websites.
  • Experience working with PHP Frameworks including Codeignitor and CakePHP.

 

CMS

  • Working with SDL Tridion an Enterprise CMS using ASP.Net.
  • Working with WordPress creating and modifying WordPress themes, plugins and providing support to clients who run websites built using WordPress.
  • Experience working with Umbraco converting HTML Templates into Master Page and Content Page templates.
  • CMS Support for a wide range of clients including Bourne Leisure, Lloyds Register and Local Authority websites.

 

Server

  • Working with IIS on Windows Servers (upto 2008 r2) setting up new websites in PHP and ASP.Net.
  • Working with websites migration between servers (Apache and Windows Server).
  • Experience in server configuration working with command-line tools in Windows and Linux-based systems.
  • Extensive experience working with NGINX on Linux, Windows and OSX systems.

 

Database

  • Working with MSSQL Server creating database schemas and updating databases to provide extra website functionality.
  • Experience working with MySQL creating database back-ends for PHP-based websites.

 

Key Skills

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript (NodeJS, BackboneJS, AngularJS, KnockoutJS, RequireJS, Browserify, JSLint, JSHint, SASS, LESS), SDL Tridion, ASP, ASP.Net, MS SQL, CMS, PHP, C#.Net, XML-based Microsites, LINQ, MVC.
  • Extensive experience of Agile and associated development techniques including: Iterative Development, Refactoring, Unit Testing, Automated Builds & Deployment of Software solutions, Continuous Integration, Acceptance Test Driven Development.
  • Knowledge and experience of formal testing and deployment methods from conception through to go-live (system, regression, and UAT testing).
  • Extensive experience to preparing code and supporting assets for delivery to off-shore back-end development teams.
  • Strong adherence to functionality, coding and development standards.
  • Extensive experience of technical support for website issues, testing and release liaising with teams in-house and part of external agencies.
  • Extensive experience of CMS configuration for open-source, bespoke and enterprise products
  • Extensive experience working on large scale development projects that involve multiple teams and interaction.
  • Extreme reliability when working against project plans and strong communication skills when working with key project stakeholders.

 

Other facts

  • Educated to degree level in Multimedia Systems.
  • Enthusiastic and self motivated – able to identify and meet my own training needs.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Bi-lingual: fluent in English, Catalan, Spanish.

 

Example of websites worked on:
Ingeus, UK/FR/Scot/NI Governmental websites, Lexus, Toyota and Lloyds Register, Bourne leisure (Warner Leisure Hotels & Butlins), Tesco.com, Luxe Watches, Alitalia, London Ambassadors,

 

Online repositories

Github – https://github.com/daamdaam
JSFiddle – http://jsfiddle.net/user/daamdaam