CV

Writing / teaching

Testimonials

Technologies and skills

  • Platforms/Frameworks/Libaries: WordPress, WooCommerce, Node, Jekyll, Assemble, React
  • Languages: PHP, Javascript, MySQL, Bash, HTML5, CSS
  • Tools: Git, Gulp, NPM, Docker, SASS, VIM, PHPUnit, Xdebug, WP CLI, Webpack, Bower, Composer
  • Plugin Development: Gulp, Atom, WordPress, Assemble

Code Examples

Opensource code examples ( client repos kept private ):

Work History

Codeable: April 2016 - Present

Certified Codeable expert. I create custom WordPress plugins, custom themes and optimise WordPress for my clients.

Some examples include:

Creating a custom booking system for http://nilc.co.uk, allowing their customers to book tickets for a venue online.

For https://www.ephox.com I changed the site architecture to increase the site performance as well as working on the database performance, increasing some queries by 90%.

Turning a design by Jeff Immers into a custom WordPress theme for Equip - https://discoverequip.com

Zorbix Themes: 2011 - Present

Owner of a premium WordPress theme and HTML template shop on Themeforest.com from 2012. From 2016 - present on zorbixthemes.com & creativemarket.com 2016 onwards.

Silly Group: 2009 - 2011

Design, Development and managment for all company websites.

West Somerset Computer Repair : 2008 - 2009

Home Computer Services – PC building, repair, replacement, O/S cleaning and installation.

WDS global: 2007

2nd line support for 3’s for launch of mobile modems. Any new problems came to our department in order to problem solve and document solutions for 1st line.

Arts Institute Bournemouth: 2006 – 2008

Linux system administration – This involved compiling the O/S, hardware changes, network design and implementation. As well as documenting steps and repairing hardware.

Lee Abbey Conference Centre: 2005 - 2006

Audio Visual Team Leader - Duties included rigging of sound/video for sessions, organising the rota for AV, recording and selling tapes/DVDs/CDs, producing videos, graphic design and stock management.

Hortons Horses: 2005

Web Design, Development and management of company website


Educational History

Arts Institute Bournemouth: 2005 – 2008

Film Production BA.

Business Link: June 2003

Self-Employment Development course.

Bridgewater College: 2001 – 2003

BTEC National Diploma, Media.