Verified Expert in Engineering
Phil is an experienced web developer with 17 years of experience in PHP and WordPress. Focusing on high-quality hyper-performance deliveries, Phil is a pragmatic technologist who chooses the right technology and applies it effectively to deliver projects on time and on budget. Phil has a balanced full-stack knowledge and is currently delivering WordPress based site for large multinational companies.
WebStorm, PhpStorm, IntelliJ IDEA, LAMP, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)
The most amazing...
...project turnaround I've ever managed was a full fashion event website from concept to launch in less than two weeks.
- Led teams building WordPress sites for large enterprise companies, including Mercedes Benz, Zalando, and Smart.
- Created WordPress APIs extending the core WordPress JSON-API.
- Built a set of reusable website components in standardized styles to allow for reuse and hyper-performant delivery.
- Managed DevOps on the project, deployment, server setup, and infrastructure planning.
Web Team Lead
- Led a successful web team delivering medium to large Drupal projects for enterprise and government clients.
- Developed bespoke Drupal integrations into legacy and bespoke APIs/systems.
- Managed Agile delivery projects, setting up and planning sprints.
- Managed the sales process for £100,000+ projects, pitching and winning the work.
- Managed and maintained support contracts and SLAs with clients.
- Built WordPress campaign sites.
- Managed, built, and ran a successful eCommerce business selling photography equipment.
- Managed performance of digital marketing campaigns.
- Managed the server, system, operations, and infrastructure.
- Sourced, purchased, and imported products for sale.
- Set up advanced billing APIs.
Freelance PHP Web Developer
- Worked with billing APIs setting up complex billing systems.
- Built custom web applications using PHP MVC frameworks, focusing on building MVC for startup tech companies.
- Supported numerous marketing agencies with client WordPress builds including full builds as well as maintenance and support for the current build.
- Built and managed Magneto web stores.
- Developed a WordPress plugin for an event management system.
BT (British Telecom)
- Designed data warehouse projects for large call volume database.
- Trained and built neural networks to find unusual data patterns for reasons of national security.
- Managed and controlled schema documents and change requests for large and complex databases.
Freelance Web Developer/Designer
- Built websites for SMEs and local businesses.
- Built advertising tracking systems using Perl/CGI.
- Designed a website for small businesses.
Technologies: Salesforce Forms, Benchmark Email, Flynt
Mercedes Benz Parts Wholesale
Tektura Wall Coveringshttp://www.tektura.com/
Software is Easy, People are Hardhttps://www.softwareiseasypeoplearehard.com
Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ionic 3, Ionic, Bootstrap, Bootstrap 3, ZURB Foundation, PhoneGap, Symfony, Laravel, Angular, Laravel Spark, Yii, PHPUnit
jQuery, WordPress REST API, PayPal API
Composer, Gulp, Behat, NPM, Webpack, IntelliJ IDEA, PhpStorm, WebStorm, PyroCMS, Erwin, Stylus, Swipe, Grunt
Agile Software Development, Agile, Component-based Development, Test-driven Development (TDD), Responsive Layout
WordPress, Drupal, Magento, LAMP, Oracle, PHP-Nuke, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)
WordPress Plugins, Leadership, WordPress Themes, Web Components, Sales, Cafelog b2
PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Microsoft SQL Server, Amazon S3 (AWS S3)
Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Information Technology
University of Wales - Swansea