I am an experienced Web Application Developer. In my various roles I've had the opportunity
to design, build, test and maintain a variety of web applications; from small tools to large scale
I am eager to pursue a career with a forward thinking organisation and gain further experience
developing using modern technologies and techniques. I'm keen to work with like minded individuals,
who are excited and passionate about what they do.
Obligatory list of stuff
Perl & Ruby web application development
Hand written HTML & CSS, SASS
SQL on various platforms; Postgres, Oracle and MySQL.
Linux CLI, Bash scripting & basic Linux system administration.
Basic graphic design skills with Photoshop, Gimp and Pixelmator.
Windows, OSX and Linux operating systems.
Version Control; Git, SVN, CVS
Places I've worked
SalesMaster - Web Applications Developer - Nov 2013 to present
Working on the companies Automotive applications. Front and back end development
in Ruby, RoR, Postgres, Twitter Bootstrap and jQuery.
IMS | evolve - Web Applications Developer - June 2010 to Nov 2013
Developing the companies web based machine management systems.
Front end application development using Sencha ExtJS &
Back end API development in Perl, using a mixture of CGI, mod_perl & Catalyst.
Worked to improve the companies programming standards & processes. Successfully migrated the
companies SVN system to Git and introduced a new branching strategy. Pushed for automated unit
testing, bug tracking and code documentation.
Maintenance of third party integration projects, utilising DBIx::Class & Moose.
Various smaller projects implemented using jQuery, Backbone, Twitter Bootstrap & Perl Dancer.
Redeye International - Web Applications Developer - Nov 2004 to June 2010
Developing and supporting e-mail marketing and analytics web applications.
Front and back end development of a Perl and PostgreSQL based email marketing
platform. As part of a small team, my role was to support the 50-100 users, as well as
develop and maintain delivery systems, which at peak sent over 2 million emails per day.
Involved in the design and implementation of the companies new web analytics
application, written with an ExtJS front end, PHP backend API and Oracle database.
Developed various tools, and configuration procedures required for the migration
of the companies Milton Keynes based servers to a new London site.
That Internet Café Ltd - Supervisor - June 2003 to Nov 2004
Part time work running shifts in an internet café. It was a surprisingly rewarding
experience, as this was a new start-up, and I got to witness it's progression over its
first year of business.
General café duties, as well as basic hardware maintenance, and helping customers
with IT related issues.
Stockton Borough Carers Resource Centre - Web Designer - Sep 2003 to April 2004
As part of my final year university module I participated in the development of a
community project. The project was completed in cooperation with the Stockton Borough
Careers Resource Centre (SBCRC), and the University of Teesside IT response Unit.
To help encourage greater public involvement in local health and social issues,
the SBCRC were promoting a project entitled the Public Involvement Partnership Stockton
(PIPS). They required a web presence as a key mechanism for the public to voice their
A content management system was designed, and implemented using PHP and MySQL.
This provided features such as user management, article authoring, and user forums.
Site layouts and graphics were produced using Photoshop and Dreamweaver.
Education & Qualifications
2000 – 2004 BSc (Hons), Computer Studies (2:1) Teesside University