Dan Wyatt – Web Developer

Get in touch

You can contact me via LinkedIn or email me at web {at} danwyatt.co.uk

Personal statement

An experienced and creative web developer with nearly 3 years of agency experience, and a BSc first class honours graduate. Has worked on a variety of projects for a range of industries, providing fresh ideas and creativity to create solutions that meet client specifications.

Technical skills

  • Proficient in PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX.
  • UI development involving Responsive web design, Bootstrap, vector graphics and Material Design.
  • Experienced with the WordPress and WooCommerce platforms, including plugin development, as well as experience with bespoke PHP development.
  • Thorough understanding and following of industry best practices and standards, including SEO and accessibility.
  • Linux server administration involving CentOS, Debian, Apache, PHP, and MySQL/MariaDB.
  • Usage of Netbeans IDE and Git source control for development; and usage of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Inkscape for design and graphics.

Personal Skills

  • Strong interpersonal and client-relationship skills.
  • Flexible and intuitive, can learn and adapt to new platforms and environments.
  • Methodical and level-headed approach to problem solving.
  • Time management to work within project deadlines and timescales.
  • Work and collaborate as part of a team.
  • Results driven with utmost regard for quality.

Work history

Web Developer, Designer & Server Administrator

H & Co Design, Taunton — June 2014 – Present

Designed and developed websites ranging from straightforward brochure websites to eCommerce websites which work for the clients and integrate with their other systems. In addition, also managed the Linux-based web hosting.

Examples of work
  • Wholesale B2B eCommerce website with bulk ordering and custom XML-based integration with their stock, order and customer system.
  • B2B eCommerce website with product pages featuring figures, HTML+CSS bar graphs and generated PDF brochures. Brochures can be sent to customers by sales staff via the website, which is integrated with the client’s CRM system to log sent brochures.
  • Developed a bespoke social network for DJs and clubs, with profiles, messaging, booking system and paid membership using the PayPal REST API.
  • Website for a Somerset software company, utilizing a Bootstrap-based megamenu and header animation using CSS transforms and transitions.

Education

Open University (Somerset College)

BSc (Hons) First Class in Computing and Internet Technologies — 2013 – 2014

Final project on planning and development of a PHP and Bootstrap based forum software.

FdSc with Distinction in Computing and Internet Technologies — 2011 – 2013

Somerset College

Level 3 BTEC in Software Development — 2009 – 2011

Heathfield Community School

9 GCSEs A* – C grades (including Maths and English) — 2005 – 2009

References

References are available on request.