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Career Aims

Multimedia and Digital Systems graduate with good academic record and strong interpersonal skills gained through working with a wide range of clients in different industries, seeking to develop with the latest technologies to produce high quality web applications.



  • PHP, MySQL, Drupal, Doctrine
  • Linux/Apache
  • APC, Memcached
  • CSS
  • Behat, PHPUnit
  • JavaScript - jQuery, AJAX, JSON
  • SVN, Git, Mercurial
  • Aptana/Eclipse, Dreamweaver
  • Basecamp, GitHub, FogBugz
  • Agile software development: BDD, Kanban, Scrum
  • Fireworks, Photoshop
  • Other: MS Office, ASP/VB, MSSQL, Flash (AS2), Adobe Premiere, 3D Studio Max

Organisation - Effective time management to prioritise tasks on projects 

Communication - Worked effectively as part of a team on a range of projects at Ricoh and Ten Alps. Good interpersonal skills were required when talking to clients both over the phone and face-to-face. 

Leadership - Trained and guided new developers on bespoke CMS and framework


Dennis Publishing : February 2012 - Present

Main development roles

  • Drupal 7 module development
  • Migrations from legacy systems
  • PHP web development
  • Integration with APIs

autoexpress.co.uk, mensfitness.co.uk, carbuyer.co.uk, denofgeek.com, pcpro.co.uk, expertreviews.co.uk

Ten Alps : June 2007 – February 2012  (4 years 8 months)

Main development roles

  • Developing bespoke web applications / content management systems
  • Creating lightweight MVC frameworks that use Doctrine - page, module, query and result levels of caching
  • Writing PHP classes core to in-house web applications
  • Converting wire frames and designs to HTML/CSS templates
  • JavaScript (JQuery/JSON/AJAX)
  • Database Design
  • Integration with APIs and SOAP web services

rwd.co.uk, pascoeinternational.com, ifwecanyoucan.tv, tenalps.com, newton.tv

Other roles
Integration with CRM systems / APIs, Website design, Query/Database optimisation, Installing/configuring video players (Flow Player), Administration tasks (data imports/exports/migrations), Flash banners

Ricoh UK : October 2005 – May 2007  (1 year 8 months)

Main development roles (Lotus Notes / Domino Designer)
Building and managing Domino databases / work-flow applications

  • Intranet
  • Who’s Who database (Flash/XML)
  • Document libraries
  • Holiday booking system

Education and Qualifications


IBM Certified Application Developer
Lotus Notes and Domino 7

2002 – 2005

University of Sussex
2.1, BSc, Multimedia & Digital Systems
This is a computer science degree with some aspects of both engineering and design. The course covers web design, Java programming, digital image capture, video production, sound manipulation, 3D animation/virtual environments and the basics of digital electronics.


Hillsyde Sixth-Form (A-Levels)
Media Studies, Business Studies, Information and Communication Technology, General Studies


Forest Hill School (GCSE)
Graphic Products, Double Science, Mathematics, Information Technology, Religious Education, Statistics, Art and Design, French, English Language, English Literature


  • Mountain biking and running
  • Playing golf
  • Enjoy a wide range of music, live performances and Festivals
  • Skiing
  • Social events