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My Skills in Words

Experienced Front-end Web Developer with extensive knowledge of W3C Standards based development of XHTML / HTML5 and CSS. Possessing a range of technical, design and marketing skills developed while working in financial, media, marketing and e-learning environments.

Employment

June 2007 – Present MEN Media Front-end Web Developer

XHTML / CSS / JavaScript developments for Manchester Evening News, Channel M, CityLife, GMWN Weeklies, HomesMine & The JobsMine.

Nov 2004 – June 2007 Co-operative Financial Services Web Adviser / IS Web Developer

Developer for the CFS portfolio (Co-operative Bank, CIS Insurance & smile.co.uk). Accessible HTML development to W3C standards adopted. Personally responsible for developing critical departmental PHP scheduling application for managing departmental workload

Sept 2003 – Nov 2004 Multimedia Marketing.Com Flash Developer

Flash / ActionScript development on the world's first Arabic online HND eLearning Marketing tutorials for the Middle East. Experience with working on bespoke Learning Management System.

Aug 2001 – Sept 2002 Multimedia Marketing.Com Flash Developer

Industrial experience, Flash / ActionScript production of Edexcel HND online tutorials teaching marketing. Administration of Lotus LearningSpace 5.

Education

2:1 BSc (Hons) Information Systems (1999 – 2003) Manchester Metropolitan University

4 A-Levels - Art, General Studies, Information Technology, Media Studies (1997 – 1999) Oldham Sixth Form College

9 Honours Level GCSE's (1992 – 1997) The Radclyffe School

Skill Set

Software:

  1. Aptana IDE
  2. Sublime Text 2
  3. Photoshop
  4. Git / SVN / CVS
  5. Bugzilla
  6. OSX / Linux / Windows

Languages:

  1. XHTML / HTML5
  2. CSS / SASS
  3. JavaScript / jQuery / Prototype
  4. PHP / CodeIgniter
  5. MySQL
  6. XML

Interests

Home brewing, Football, Formula One, Manchester culture, Poker, Video Gaming, Web Design, Web Innovation