• Work Experience
  • Tech Will Save Us August 2018 - Current

    WordPress / WooCommerce Developer

    Implementation of complete redesign of all pages & modules in the site. "Ajaxifying" of all default WooCommerce cart behaviour. Cutting down load time (new stats show vast improvements and increased conversions). Various custom integrations with MailChimp, TrustPilot, Mandrill, Metrilo & more.

  • Lab19 Digital July 2013 - Current

    Owner & UI Lead, London UK

    Various HTML5 / CSS3 / Javascript / Responsive & Wordpress projects for UK & international clients. I develop user interfaces and code them using strict standards & attention to detail. I like to keep ahead of latest trends & techniques.

  • FightMe.com Nov 2012 - June 2013

    Front End Developer, London UK

    I built the user interface of the fighme.com web app based on a very preliminary set of initial designs. It was my job to find ways to enhance the UI and UX using the latest and leanest HTML5, CSS3 & JavaScript techniques and patterns.

  • Infosys / Vodafone Jan 2012 - Sep 2012

    Lead Front End Developer

    My role at Infosys was to lead & guide a team of offshore developers across the development of multiple Vodafone platforms. This included development & management of both mobile and web platforms, and technologies such as HTML5, CSS3 and javascript.

  • The Forward Group Sep 2011 - Dec 2011

    Front End Web Developer

    During this contract I built the new ChokaBlok site using strict XHTML, CSS & jQuery. ChokaBlok is a new Tesco ice-cream. I also built the site for the Naturally Powered range.

  • Saentys Sep 2011

    Front End Web Developer

    On my 2nd contract at Saentys, I was brought in to build the site for TEDx Lyon. The site is in french, and required customisation of external plugins for Facebook, Twitter & YouTube.

  • Koffee Cup Aug 2011

    Mobile / Front End Web Developer

    At Koffee Cup I built a mobile site for Downtown Dubai using HTML5 & CSS3 elements. I also helped out with the jQuery on a really exciting Facebook app.

  • Haymarket Aug 2011

    Front End Web Developer

    This site was built for the London 2012 test events - London Prepares. A really exciting project with some really nifty javascript effects, and full screen layout.

  • Saentys July 2011

    Front End Web Developer

    I was called in to Saentys to build a microsite for a building development called Discovery Park. The role required strict, W3C compliant XHTML, CSS & jQuery.

  • The Forward Group April 2011 – July 2011

    Front End Web Developer

    My role here was to create micro sites using strict XHTML, CSS & jQuery. Highlights include the the sites for ChokaBlok & Parioli, which are new Tesco product launches.

  • HauteFish Sep 2010 - Feb 2011

    Web Developer

    HauteFish was my freelance web business in Durban, SA. I built various HTML and Wordpress sites here.

  • Paton Tupper Dec 2009 – Aug 2010

    Multimedia Developer

    Paton Tupper is a 40+ year old below-the-line advertising agency. They are respected as one of the biggest agencies in South Africa. My role here consisted of building sites and presentations predominantly in Flash.

  • Studio 24 Jan 2008 – Nov 2009

    Web Applications Developer

    Studio 24 (now FireTree) is a Durban based photography, design & web agency. My role was to build static, dynamic and Flash websites depending on the clients requirements.

  • Education
  • Durban Computer Tech 2005 - 2007

    Web Specialist diploma

    This was a correspondence course that I completed which covered: IT Fudamentals, E-Commerce, XHTML, CSS, Flash, PHP, SQL, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop, XML, Javascript as well as Marketing, Managing, Promoting & Security

  • Further Education 2008 - Current

    As online development is a constantly evolving industry, I have strived to keep up to date with the latest technologies and standards throughout my career.

  • Core Skills
  • HTML5100

  • CSS3100

  • WordPress Theming95

  • JavaScript92

  • UI Design85

  • Interests
  • Music has been a lifelong passion for me. I write music and play in a band called Blue & Bordeaux.

  • Outdoor sports such as rugby, cricket & surfing.

  • Technology advances on the web, gadgets and wearables.