Mark A.

Front End Developer

505 dollar
Freelancer
12 years
Edinburgh, UNITED KINGDOM

My experience

Digital BoutiqueSeptember 2019 - October 2019

FanDuelJune 2019 - July 2019

Connect-AutoFebruary 2019 - April 2019

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tripsologyJuly 2018 - January 2019

Tripsology want to bring together adventurous travellers to connect, inspire and share their trips with other wanderlust seekers (called tripsologists). And they, of course, change the world through travel. With your help, they will build an online community with a shared passion for travel. A social network travel site making you want to pack your bags and go. By sharing your travel experiences, interests and travel tips you’ll help build this amazing community and make it a place where all travel needs are met, from research through to booking.
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ex E FundamentalsOctober 2017 - May 2018

British-built, world-leading eCommerce analytics platform that delivers a Return on Intelligence. By optimising product performance against The 8 Fundamentals framework, the company enables its wide range of international clients to generate fast and profitable growth through online retailers.
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VisitScotlandApril 2017 - September 2017

Accepted a 6 month contract with VisitScotland to cover their Senior Front End
Developers paternity leave.
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SignalJuly 2016 - January 2017

Employed as a Front End Web Developer for Signal (formerly Blonde). I mainly
work with Git, Grunt, Handlebars.js, Saas, Photoshop and NPM.

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AegonJune 2015 - December 2015

Worked on a 6 month contract within Aegons' UX Department.
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NeyberNovember 2014 - April 2015

Responsive HTML emails, Bootstrap and Angular.js builds including JS and jQuery functionality.
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Match ByteJanuary 2014 - September 2014

Worked on a number of client airline websites including Fly Thomas Cook,

Jambo Jet and Hong Kong Express using JIRA tickets for assigned tasks and

to keep management aware of project progress. I also developed the new

responsive version of http://matchbyte.com using bootstrap, tested in browser

stack to ensure cross browser/OS/devise compatibility and used Github for

source control.
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MindUnitAugust 2013 - December 2013

PHP/Wordpress development and website server administration.

Matches FashionFebruary 2013 - April 2013

Interim PartnersNovember 2012 - December 2012

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SelfridgesJune 2012 - September 2012

Selfridges

Employed by Selfridges on rolling week by week contract as a front-end web

developer for several months until they appointed a permanent member of
staff. My main responsibility was to create all of their HTML emails from PSD

designs provided by the Design Team. Also updated www.selfridges.co.uk with

new content.
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The Stage NewspaperSeptember 2011 - May 2012

Developed http://www.thestage.co.uk/events/ using the Hybred Core
wordpress framework.
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Health Protection AgencyDecember 2010 - September 2011

Developed http://directory.thestage.co.uk/ using the Ruby on Rails framework.

Worked with our freelance Flash developer to ensure the Children's Flash

site met our specifications. Ensured XML content that fed the site displayed

correctly in all languages. Administered and further developed their bespoke

CMS that had been developed in VB.net.
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RØDE MicrophonesFebruary 2010 - August 2010

RØDE has been designing and manufacturing audio/acoustic equipment in

Sydney since 1990 and I worked within the Marketing Department on a 6

month contract.

Responsibilities:

* Creating and updating new site content primarily using X/HTML, CSS,

Fireworks, Photoshop, PHP and MySQL

* Investigated and made recommendations to my line Manager on a new

server to host all sites internally. RØDE followed my recommendation and

purchased a Windows 2008 R2 server

Key achievements:

* Developed all of RØDE's online promotional web sections e.g. vicoustic,

coffee and yoyo promotions

* Created pages and templates for www.rodetv.com and the Distributor Portal

using WordPress

* Set up Indie Click TV as RØDE's Content Distribution Network
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Age ConcernJanuary 2007 - October 2009

Age Concern England (now AGE UK) is the UK's largest charity working with
and for older people and I worked within Digital.

Responsibilities:

* Administering and providing training/support to over 100 users of RedDot

Content Management System (CMS), DotMailer our email marketing tool as

well as our bespoke CMS the Community Website System (CWS) which is

used by local Age Concerns (ACs). In addition incorporating Google Analytics

tracking code on every local AC site and allowing site administrators access to

the reports on request

* Creating all of HTML e-newsletters

* Working with staff at all levels across the organisation and liaising with

external IT suppliers as required.
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BIW TechnologiesMarch 2007 - December 2007

BIW Technologies

BIW Technologies supplies web-based business applications to support
successful delivery and management of projects within the construction sector.

Primarily used Macromedia Studio 8, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and MS

PowerPoint.

Key Achievements:

* Setting up BIW Technologies Intranet site using DotNetNuke and providing

support to users

* Creation of Flash movies for the web and conferences

* Production of banners, graphics, animations for corporate presentations

* Creating graphics for literature as required and using Quark to produce

datasheets
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NHS TrustMay 2003 - April 2005

Successfully completed a 2-year funded project with Shetland NHS Board,

working within the Computer Services Department.

Key Achievements:

* Creation of Shetland NHS Board's main public facing site

* Liaising with every Hospital Department to create their micro sites as well as

Community NHS workers to develop the Community Healthcare section of the

site
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Disability Shetland's InternetApril 2002 - April 2003

by Disability Shetland (a Voluntary Sector Organisation) and worked on their
Internet Project for disabled members of the local community.

Key Achievements:

* Updating and the further development of their web site

* Corresponding with and providing support to clients

My stack

Frameworks

AJAX, Bootstrap, WordPress, AngularJS, jQuery

Others

Problem Solving, API, Analytics, Social Media, GitHub

Analysis methods and tools

JIRA

IT Infrastructure

Git

Computer Tools

Microsoft PowerPoint

Multimedia

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Quark Xpress, Dreamweaver

Other

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Web/Graphic Designer, Grunt, Cascading Style Sheets, DotNetNuke, Firefox, React developer, Microsoft Windows, Content Management System, LinkedIn, Version Control, industry~it, Front End, Server administration, RedDot, Handlebars, Business applications, front end developer, PHP Developer, Web Developer, Microsoft Windows 2008 Server, ColdFusion, Macromedia Fireworks, Visual Basic .NET, eCommerce, Developer, Internet/Intranet Assistant, RoR Developer, Internet Assistant, a Front End Web Developer, Macromedia Studio MX, managed the creation, Web Producer, Senior JavaScript developer, PHP/Wordpress Developer, Senior UX Consultant

Languages

SQL, JavaScript, ASP.NET, HTML5, Jscript, PHP, Sass, XML, HTML, CSS, Ruby on Rails

Graphic

Graphic Design

Databases

MySQL, SQL Server

Application servers

CMS

My education and trainings

Bachelor of Science, Multimedia - Edinburgh Napier University1999 - 2001