Me

SENIOR DEVELOPER, HACKSAW — 2014-PRESENT
DEVELOPER, HACKSAW — 2012-2014

  • Built WordPress themes and plugins for a wide range of clients
  • Created and maintained a range of products and systems for a specific client in the education sector, in use in over 1,500 schools and with more than 30,000 users. These include:
    • A bespoke Laravel based system for managing and tracking pupil progress which produces reports and graphs on subsets or individual pupils for parent evenings, Ofsted inspections etc.
    • WordPress based teaching resource portal with social features
    • WooCommerce based e-commerce platform selling educational materials
    • Bespoke single sign on-like system which syncs profile information between web apps, using a background queue process and Gravatar clone to allow users to upload avatars.

Skills

  • Languages – PHP, Javascript, SQL, CSS, HTML 5
  • CMS & Frameworks – Laravel, WordPress, BuddyPress, WooCommerce, Node.js
  • Front end – jQuery, Vue.js, Compass, Zurb Foundation, Bootstrap
  • Build and workflow – Git, Gulp, SASS, Trello, Slack