Technical Lead2016 - PRESENTBleech GmbH
- 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 Lead2013 - 2016Carswell Gould
Technologies: PyroCMS, Laravel, PHP, Drupal
- 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.
Owner/Director2012 - 2015HolgaRama
Technologies: PayPal API, Swipe, CSS, PHP, Magento
- 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 Developer2008 - 2013Bennett Enable
Technologies: WordPress, Magento, Yii, Symfony, PHP
- 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.
Information Artchitect2004 - 2008BT (British Telecom)
Technologies: Erwin, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, Oracle
- 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/Designer2000 - 2004Philip Bennett
Technologies: PHP-Nuke, Cafelog b2, PHP, CSS, HTML
- Built websites for SMEs and local businesses.
- Built advertising tracking systems using Perl/CGI.
- Designed a website for small businesses.