Developed an existing email based business into a online Minimal Viable Product (MVP) and launched with the space of a year. Followed the Lean Startup philosophy (eventually) making mistakes along the way and learning a great deal about business.
The concept was providing a music licensing service for film makers connecting musicians and clients via a community of “music scouts” who sourced and recommended music on a per project basis solving the problem of music search.
CoClear is a New York agency specialising in interactive Life Cycle Analysis of consumer products.
They had a tight budget to develop their initial prototype, within a sort 6 week deadline. I put together a small team of 6 developers, 4 of which where working remotely, in 3 countries (and timezones) and managed to deliver under budget and on time.
The job involved dynamic data visualisations in D3.js, with a Django backend, working off data imported from a proprietary C# optimisation engine.
Developed the reboot of Ericsson’s internal global intranet. A site servicing over 130,000 users daily. Worked closely with the well known Drupal consultancy NodeOne (now WunderKraut), Acquia as well as other various contractors in Sweden and India.
Worked on Single-Sign-On API which interfaced with Kerberos and an LDAP service. Multi-site uniform navigation and global personalisation of all intranet sites. Integration of faceted search via an AJaX interface.
Position entailed developing HTML prototypes from designs based on user experience (UX) guidelines. These prototypes allowed direct feedback to the UX team and refinements were fast and easy as they occurred before integration with the Java framework.
The role also required working directly on the Java front-end framework, Wicket, for HTML and CSS design changes. Started to develop an SVG/Canvas charting library for visualisation of hit statistics on merchant pages.
Internet radio company with a totally dynamic fronted using AJaX and Backbone.js. This talked to a Node.js backend running Express. The CSS and SEO content was generated with SASS at deploy time. The team of 6 shared code using Git. The site also had to generate static content pages for SEO.
Developed new OpenSource, PHP based, semi-static, content management system Web Gizmo and started developing several small portfolio sites with it for testing. Extremely flexible, easy to update and requires no database. Clients include:
Worked within a global team (New York, Berlin, Sydney) of 6-7 people via telecommute on large, high traffic, Drupal site for the prestigious Emerson College. Work involved developing several new modules and extensive theme work.
Developed an online eCommerce solution in Drupal with Ubrcart. This required several custom Drupal modules including:
Attribute images for product colours, importing attributes into Ubercart from CSV via customised node_import module, exporting orders to CSV for use in stock tracking system. Python FTP shell scripting for import & export data and integration with their stock tracking system.
Developed personal homepage for the well known classical music conductor Roland Kluttig. Site was designed and implemented with Drupal.
Developed on a few Drupal websites as part of Loesje Internationals projects including
Present a course on Content Management Systems (CMS) to the Print Media Master students. This involved equal lecture and practical lab work. The theoretical side to CMS design from a data perspective as well as practical lab work setting up and working with Drupal and various free online Blogs including Wordpress.
Developed several websites of varying sizes in a company with my sister. These included:
Helped to design and develop an in-house PHP CMS for use on the web properties Mad Dog Mobile and MAND8. Both sites integrated with Amplefuture phone services via a SOAP interface. A real time content monitoring system was also require as Mad Dog Mobile was targeted at teens and all activity on the site needed to be monitored 24/7.
Brought in as a independent contractor to make their web properties including the National Rail website, accessible and comply with the UKs Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). As part of this all pages had to strictly adhere to web standards. Search engine optimisation (SEO) was also required as well as make the HTML/CSS templates work well in PDA browsers.
Project involved a PHP web interface to an LDAP mail server for the UK Criminal Justice department (IT). This was an internal mail system that encrypted mail for broadcast over the extranet.
Sub contracted for Capture Communications on various PHP/MySQL based shopping cart systems, including X-Cart.
Also some pro bono work for Vibewire.net NGO community portal.
Oversaw the web development strategy for the 14 countries in Europe. Designed and developed multi-lingual content translation web interface/CMS in JSP which translated ASP files.
Designed and developed entire backend CMS interface for large online publication, SydneyIs.com. System supported 15 journalists, and had a business directory of over 1.3 million companies, restaurants, bars and clubs.
Was part of the team to develop predictive marketing tools for Coca-Cola using Artificial Neural Networks and all the soft drink market sales statistics for the last 10 years. Visual Basic was used to develop an interface to the modelling engine.
Developed first websites while at University.
Completed the first 2 years of mechanical engineering bachelors with a credit average.