Some of my current projects

Employment & Experience

Title Employer Description Dates
Web Developer V8Media

Full stack web development mainly specialising in front-end, but also extending to back-end and dev-ops roles where required. I worked as the companies' only front-end dev, building websites in Magento, Wordpress, Umbraco and occasionally a little Drupal.

I also worked on back-end logic extensively in Wordpress and Magento and also assisted in the administration of Linux servers (mainly Debian, but a few Centos), Windows servers and the setup and maintenance of company machines.

2017 - 2020
Store Assistant Hifi Gear

Serving customers and setting up demos. Helping to maintain the company website, uploading products and modifying prices etc. Packaging orders for dispatch and other admin tasks.

2017
Web Developer (Work Experience) V8Media

Basic PHP development in Wordpress and Magento. Including developing logic for contact forms, theme creation and debugging.

2017
KnowHow Colleague (Temporary) Currys PCWorld

Customer service role. Diagnosing computer faults and performing basic software setups & repairs. Resolving any customer issues such as failed deliveries or misrepresented sales. Processing returns and exchanges.

2016 - 2017
Secretary Spring Greens Fair

Voluntary role. Administering the societies affairs, including; Organising and publicising details of society meetings, minutes, processing requests for membership, and submitting the annual return to the FCA.

Included greatly simplifying the societies' rules.

2015 - 2019
Webmaster Spring Greens Fair

Voluntary role. Building and maintaining the societies’ wordpress website. Uploading details of upcoming fairs and writing summaries of past events.

2014 - 2020

I have also volunteered photographic time for several projects, including recording events and nature reserves for Hereford Wildlife Trust, and an Inside Out sponsored documentary project.

Education & Qualifications

Skills

Hobbies and Interests

I enjoy photography, karate (where I am a black belt and sometimes serve as assistant instructor), playing and recording the guitar, reading and war gaming. I also enjoy designing and modifying various forms of technology, and to date have built or rewired four electric guitars, several pinhole cameras, and three computers.