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Jonathan Stening, CSS Developer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Jonathan Stening

CSS Developer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Member since October 24, 2017
Jonathan is a Sydney-based digital creative with over 15 years of experience. He is focused on his craft, pays attention to detail, and is committed to best practices. He has excellent communication skills, visual design and UX skillsets, and he is familiar with business requirements gathering and workflow methodologies.
Jonathan is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • CSS, 15 years
  • jQuery, 9 years
  • JavaScript, 8 years
  • HTML5, 8 years
  • Sass, 5 years
  • Grunt, 5 years
  • BEM, 4 years
  • Bootstrap 4, 3 years
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Sublime Text, Git, Grunt, Gulp, npm

The most amazing...

...code I've written was for the Australian Dept. of Health—I refactored and systemized the date picker & validation components now used by much of the population.

Employment

  • Front-End Lead

    2016 - 2017
    SapientRazorfish
    • Led the front-end development for the NSW Environmental Protection Authority’s Sitecore CMS website; overseeing and managing an offshore capability, for the site: EPA.nsw.gov.au.
    • Developed the front-end, the information architecture, and UX for the Bank of Queensland; specialized on the UI refresh project, Boqpecialist.com.au.
    • Oversaw the front-end development for the NSW Office of Environment & Heritage (Environment.nsw.gov.au) and MTAA Super (MTAASuper.com.au projects).
    • Built the UI for an internal digitized Digital Transformation strategy visualization app for Q Super; built on React.
    • Led the UI development for a new Suncorp Bank personal banking initiative; built on React Native.
    • Delivered the UI for offshore Agile projects.
    • Gained exposure to Google Ventures’ Sprint Methodology; rapidly ideating, prototyping, and validating the UI design direction.
    • Gained experience with UI development using React and React Native.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, Sass, Gulp, npm, Bower, Git, AEM (UI)
  • Senior Front-End Developer

    2015 - 2016
    Accenture Interactive
    • Led the UI development for a large Agile-based Sitecore CMS website build for the Australian Rugby Union (ARU), Rugby.com.au.
    • Worked as a senior front-end developer for the Australian Federal Government's Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) “My Health Record” project, MyHealthRecord.gov.au.
    • Gained experience within a very large government department Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) CMS project, working with multiple front-end developers, UX/UI and interaction designers, business analysts, Java developers, testers, and offshore resources.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, Less, Sass, Grunt, npm, Bower, Git, AEM (UI)
  • Senior Front-End Developer

    2014 - 2015
    Reactive
    • Trained in Agile methodology by Agency Agile; a US based organization promoting a more agency optimised approach to the traditional Agile software development methodology.
    • Worked as an integral part of Reactive client/account management including running sprint planning sessions, workshops, and regular client presentations.
    • Attended industry conferences and training workshops including Web Directions, Respond, Respond Masterclass, and Code.
    • Led the UI development for a large Agile-based Sitecore CMS website build for Perpetual investment management company Perpetual.com.au (nominated for two industry awards).
    • Developed the front-end for an Umbraco CMS website builds including ANZ Stadium and microsites for Goodman Fielder's Meadow Lea, Pampas, and White Wings products.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, Less, Sass, Grunt, npm, git, Sitecore (UI)
  • Senior Front-End Developer

    2012 - 2014
    We Are Social
    • Acted as an internal specialist resource; providing development, design, technical expertise, and UX consulting.
    • Delivered a leading industry magazine website, Bandt.com.au; adhering to a lean approach, utilizing Atomic Design, working closely alongside visual design and the client.
    • Developed integrated campaign solutions with existing social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, Less, Sass, Bootstrap, PHP, WordPress

Experience

  • Perpetual Investment and Trustee Group (Development)
    https://www.perpetual.com.au/

    Led the UI development for a large Agile-based Sitecore CMS website build for the Perpetual investment management company, http://perpetual.com.au (nominated for two industry awards).

    This was a year-long project involving Agile coaches, visual design, UX, front-end and back-end developers; and regular contact with the client.

  • Rugby.com.au | Australian Rugby Union (Development)
    http://rugby.com.au

    Led the UI development for a large Agile-based Sitecore CMS website build for the Australian Rugby Union (ARU), http://rugby.com.au.

    This was an approximate six-month project involving Agile coaches, visual design, UX, front- and back-end developers, and regular contact with the client.

  • NSW Environment Protection Authority (Development)
    https://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/

    Led the front-end development for the NSW Environmental Protection Authority’s Sitecore CMS website; overseeing and managing an offshore capability, http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au.

  • ANZ Stadium (Development)
    https://www.anzstadium.com.au/

    Developed the front-end for an Umbraco CMS website build.

  • Cyclist Magazine (Development)
    http://cyclist.com.au/

    Designed and developed the front-end and implemented a WordPress integration.

  • B&T Magazine (Development)
    http://bandt.com.au

    Led the front-end for an industry publication website; utilized lean principles, design-in-the-browser, and Atomic Design techniques.

Skills

  • Languages

    HTML, Sass, Less, CSS, HTML5, SQL, JavaScript
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap 4
  • Libraries/APIs

    Modernizr, jQuery, Emmet, Lodash, Underscore.js
  • Tools

    Sketch, Photoshop CC, Grunt.js, Grunt, Gulp.js, Sublime Text, MailChimp, Illustrator CC, Principle, NPM, Jekyll, Git
  • Paradigms

    SMACSS, BEM, Responsive Coding, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Responsive, Agile, OOCSS, On-page SEO, UX Design
  • Platforms

    WordPress
  • Other

    Atomic Design, SVG, Design Systems, Responsive UI, Responsive UX Design, CodeKit, Wireframing, Agile Sprints, Designer, GitFlow, Organic SEO
  • Storage

    MySQL

Education

  • New Zealand Diploma of Business and Diploma of Information Systems in Business
    2004 - 2006
    Christchurch College of Education - Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree in Commerce (Computer Science & Information Systems)
    2001 - 2003
    University of Canterbury - Christchurch, New Zealand
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