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Here is my current CV. You can call me directly on: +44 7710 622749

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Head of development – Clevercherry (Birmingham)

(May 2018 – Jan 2019)

  • Led a team of four developers and a systems administrator
  • Introduced common working practices around managing code and project development
  • Re-focused the development team to switch to using the Laravel PHP framework as the primary development tool using best practice
  • Led the conversion of multiple legacy projects to the Laravel framework
  • Worked closely with the accounts team to manage the workflow

Head of development – Denfield (Leamington Spa)

(Nov 2013 – May 2018)

  • Joined the company as a Senior Developer – promoted to Head of Development
  • Introduced common working practices around managing code and project development
  • Mentored the development team to switch to using the Laravel PHP framework as the primary development tool
  • Re-structured the development team to maximise productivity
  • Implemented Kanban to further improve the workflow
  • Refined and improved working practices within the development team to help the company achieve ISO 27001 accreditation
  • Developed the abilities of each member of the team so that the company could take on much bigger web development projects

Senior developer – Open Study College (Solihull)

(July 2009 – Nov 2013)

  • Rebuilt the main corporate web presence from the ground up
  • That included changing it to run on a PHP MVC framework and a faster dedicated Linux server
  • Built a corporate Intranet from scratch so that many paper-based procedures became web-based
  • Also included a full reporting module to improve visibility of online sales and website performance
  • Built a student management system so that tutors could login and update assessment records
  • Worked with the Marketing Manager to improve online conversions and visitor engagement for the corporate website

Web developer – Prim-Ed Publishing Ltd, New Ross, Ireland

(May 2005 – July 2009)

  • Developed the company’s first full e-commerce website with back office integration
  • Worked with the marketing team to improve and enhance the information available on the main corporate website
  • Also developed a whole new web presence to support the ales effort for a new business opportunity
  • Helped to maintain the company’s server infrastructure

Contract Web Developer, various companies UK and Ireland

(Oct 1998 – May 2005

  • Built a reputation and contacts after moving from the UK to seek new web development opportunities
  • Helped local small businesses develop their first web presence throughout the south-east of Ireland
  • Built a patient record database for the local hospital
  • Also worked as a course tutor delivering web development courses for career-changing adult students