Providing high quality code development and database design to achieve project goals and time lines. Strong interest in application architecture and user interaction with a focus on security. Rapidly absorb and implement new technologies and techniques, happy to take on existing code bases or code from scratch.
Two years with Codeigniter/Bonfire and other MVC frameworks such as Zend and Symfony2.
Subversion and GIT version control and experience of agile project management in groups.
Misc technologies – Moodle, Wordpress, Drupal, Ajax, html, css.
Apps – Eclipse, NetBeans, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Edit+, WSFTP, Access, Gimp, Subversion and Git version control systems.
OS Knowledge – I use Linux as my desktop, Configured PHP and MySql under linux, Generally familiar with configuration and fixing.
Structured and object oriented programming
Good general computer literacy
Good people skills
– JB Development Ltd – Freelance
April 04 – Now
Running my own freelance business specialising in database integration into websites.
e-commerce – PayPal, protx, Worldpay, Cubecart, OsCommerce and bespoke
general bespoke development using a secure framework.
OO PHP/SQL – MySql/Access/MsSql/PostgreSql
Ajax using Jquery framework
xhtml/CSS 1.01 transitional
training and quality control
Recent Large Projects
Hope for Child and Family Training, Jan – March 2014
Client: Child & Family Training/NHS, https://hfcf.childandfamilytraining.org.uk/
Allows health professionals to track their progress in dealing with problem children in families. Developed in OO PHP, Codeigniter and jQuery.
Content Capsule, Aug – Nov 2013
Client: Nextworks, http://www.nextworks.com/platforms/
Phoenix7, July 2013
CMS set-up for their main website using Drupal with pixel perfect CSS for five mainstream browsers.
Music Robot, April – June 2013
Client: Scenestealer, http://musicrobot.co.uk/
A music discovery service. Developed database, MySql and back end code using OO php with Codeigniter framework and SSP secure login system. Interfaced to twitter and Facebook apis for login, voting and like posting.
Claas Academy – e-learning for Claas products and services, Jan 2012 – April 2012
Extensive modifications to using OO PHP to Moodle e-learning package. Duplicated and extended the quiz module, developed a course booking module, several reports for various projects, calendar based course, lots of general mods to Moodle over several projects.
See my website http://www.w34u.com/casestudies.html for more details of projects and http://www.w34u.com/testimonials.html for clients reactions.
See Open source software development at http://www.w34u.com/software.html
The Unipro Group Ltd, Chichester
August 2011 – December 2011
Travelling in Far East
Spent December 2002 till April 2004 travelling in Far East, Thailand, Malaysia and Hong Kong. I have been freelancing in Brighton since returning.
BJ internet design
March 99 – December 2002
I ran my own firm from March 99 providing a range of web site design from simple web sites to database driven sites. During this time I gained extensive experience both in the technical and customer care side of running a web design business:
design and creation of database driven sites (PHP/MySql/Pearl)
good server side skills (WinXP, Local web servers, MySql, PHP, Perl)
designing web pages (Dreamweaver + HTML hand coded)
structuring web sites
colour and balance
processing images to reduce size
optimising download times
June 96 – February 99
Control Systems Engineer
Supervisory role including quality checking of code, production of functional and system design specifications, production and testing of modicon code, production of GE-Fanuc code, on site commissioning, database and spreadsheet work.
Alfa-Laval Automation (UK) Ltd.
January 91 - June 1996
Control Systems Engineer
Project management experience running several projects both alone and in co-operation with others. Extensive experience interacting with customers and installing projects on site both in the UK and abroad.
Teesside Polytechnic, Middlesborough, Cleveland, TS1 3BA
Faculty of Chemical Engineering
BSc. in Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Engineering
Brunel Technical College, Coldhaber Road, Bristol
Maths, Physics and Chemistry 'A' levels
Basic French, technical drawing, driving licence.
Reading, swimming, cycling - have toured in France, photography - I have my own B/W dark room kit.