Head of Digital
Grass Roots EventCom

November 2012 – Present (1 year 3 months) Marlow, Bucks

Responsible for all front-end digital offering by Grass Roots Events in collaboration with the Creative Director, Head of IT and Head of Events to deliver a vast array of multi-disciplinary projects.

Recent projects include:

  • Moving most new projects to a 'Mobile First' methodology using responsive design and home-brewed javascript.
  • Redevelopment of existing networks to act responsively across all devices while maintaining wide cross-browser support
  • Javascript-based corporate reward games with cross-browser and OS support.
  • UX for experiential installations utilising extensive Web GL and JSON feed input.
  • High volume sites for VISA, Toyota, Lexus, Danone and many others.
  • Languages used: HTML5, CSS3, OO javascript, WebGL, PHP, ASP, SQL, XML

Senior Digital Media Developer \ New Media Consultant
Grass Roots EventCom

February 2012 – October 2012 (9 months) Marlow, Bucks

Senior/Team Lead Developer with additional brief to be Responsible for research and development into emerging technologies and communicating directly with clients to assess their needs and provide appropriate proposals. Providing directional leadership to the creative team to ensure implementation of innovative solutions, expanding our offering to include social media support and prototyping new sites / code and ensuring its correct implementation.

Languages used: HTML5, CSS3, OO javascript, PHP, ASP, SQL, XML

Senior Digital Media Developer
Grass Roots EventCom

June 2010 – March 2012 (1 year 10 months) Marlow, Bucks

As the Senior/Team Lead Developer for a team of four, This was the lead role in developing events registration and support sites for a large number of blue chip clients including Visa, TATA, Jaguar, BMW, Land Rover, Dell, CAT, Hertz, Pampered Chef, Danone and Landmark. The role also involved delegating and briefing other designers, showcasing new technologies to clients, and representing Grass Roots at Meetings Industry tradeshows. I was key in developing and introducing Augmented Reality, QR codes and Web Applications to the company.

Languages used: HTML, XHTML1, CSS, javascript, PHP, ASP, SQL, XML

Director of Web Services
Trynity Solutions

July 2009 – November 2011 (2 years 5 months)

Co-founded a small business with an associate to provide web services to local businesses.

Languages used: HTML, XHTML1, CSS, javascript, PHP, ASP, SQL, XML

Web and Online media Manager
Tilling Productions Ltd

May 2008 – July 2009 (1 year 3 months)

Role included management of both company Intranet and office server network, complete redesign of the current site adding interactive flash video walls, design and maintenance of customer video-delivery microsites, design and build of flash video presentation applications and DVD menus.

Languages used: HTML, XHTML1, CSS, javascript, PHP, ASP, SQL, XML

Web Developer
Vector Marketing Communications

August 2006 – May 2008 (1 year 10 months)

Part of a creative team, I participated in the design and coding of many PHP and ASP based sites using mySQL & Access databases. Projects undertaken were either completed as a team or individually, and several included custom Content Management Systems.

I performed SEO and WAI standards work for several existing sites, I also designed & managed direct email campaigns and implementation of ROI metrics using Google Analytics.

Languages used: HTML, CSS, javascript, PHP, ASP, SQL, XML

Project Manager
Thomson Scientific

November 2005 – July 2006 (9 months)

Global Events and Exhibitions
I Worked on all aspects of managing our presence at International trade shows, from briefing sales staff to co-ordinating Marketing assistance.

During this period I planned & executed several international training events for existing and new customers.

Web Developer & Customer Support Executive
Thomson Scientific

September 2002 – November 2005 (3 years 3 months)

I performed Web Marketing and development for Thomson Scientific incorporating Content Management, rewriting and integration of newly acquired sites, Direct Marketing campaigns, ROI reporting systems, search engine optimisation and some multimedia design.

Languages used: HTML, CSS, javascript.