Professional Profile
  • Clients I've worked with
  • Wolsey Theatre
  • Theatre Royal
  • Bewerty Arts Centre
  • Long Valley Yurts
  • Russell Armer Homes
  • Cumbria Tourism
  • Lakes MTB
  • Cardrona Distillery
  • Coop Jr
  • Malvern College / NSSO
  • Estilo

I'm Martin - a highly resourceful, competent web developer with extensive experience in both front & backend development. I love using & developing for WordPress.

I have experience with variety of development languages and find myself proficient in using PHP, HTML, CSS(3) with Sass, jQuery, JavaScript and other libraries. Recently my focus has been working with large scale data APIs to integrate third party systems seamlessly with a fluid and adaptive frontend.

SKILLS & WORK HISTORY
  • Related Experience
  • Sketch
  • Photoshop
  • illustrator
  • Spektrix
  • Shopify
  • ATOM
  • VVV
  • AWS
  • UI/UX
  • WordPress Development
  • Woocommerce
  • ACF
  • Plugin Development
  • WPMUDEV
  • REST
  • Other Development
  • HTML/CSS/JS
  • Front End
  • PHP/OOP
  • jQuery
  • JSON/XML
  • LAMP/LEMP
  • GITHUB
  • mySQL
  • VVV/Virtual
2017 - Present
Senior Web Developer

Work with creative designers & illustrators to capture and implement the creative ideas on each project. Responsible for liaising with clients and ensuring that all work carried out complies with web standards and guidelines. Lead to junior developers and responsible to making sure coding practices are met, carrying out code reviews and making sure projects are delivered on time and to a satisfactory standard.

2010 - 2017
Independent / Freelance WordPress Developer

Part of a Kendal-based partnership, providing freelance web development & design. Reliable and local, we aim to provide affordable solutions to your web needs. We offer custom built websites, web applications, content management systems and more. We also provide an overflow service to agencies and love collaborating with other freelancers to help provide a full stack service for web artisans.

2013 - 2016
Senior PHP Web Developer

Working with creative designers to capture and implement the requirements of functional elements for each project. Responsible for liaising with clients and ensuring that all work carried out complies with web standards and guidelines.

  • Building PHP websites using PHP-based frameworks & CMS
  • Planning and conducting cross-browser usability testing against W3C
  • Testing and validating work produced
  • Developing database driven websites & systems including eCommerce
  • Back-end development and maintenance using PHP and MySQL
  • Developing compatible User Interface functionality using jQuery & other libraries
  • Developing websites using MySQL, PHP, ASP & other programming tools
  • Working with a multi-disciplinary team to convert business needs into technical specifications.
2013
Web Development Manager

Responsible for liaising with directors in regards to best practices on company web presence. Tasked with managing online exposure and all aspects of web development & maintenance for the company website, server and future web development projects.

2009 - 2013
PHP Web Developer

Working with designers, account managers and SEO specialists to develop the functional elements of websites and web-based applications. Also responsible for liaising with clients and ensuring that all work carried out complies with web standards and guidelines.

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