Employment History

Updated: March 2018

river island

Sep 2017 - Dec 2017
Working to existing responsive templates and using Oracle Responsys to host/create campaigns. Improving upon templates to resolve inherited rendering issues, and to speed up development time by creating a more readable and maintainable code. Developing emails to briefs and designs supplied, with very quick turnarounds expected, and multiple amends to copy and design updates, often last minute (EOD) amends. Developing both dynamic and static emails, both for UK and international markets. Working closely with CRM developer and assisting with workload, role comprised some aspects of CRM developer, including creating and managing campaigns and sending proofs out for email approval.
  • adobe photoshop
  • adobe dreamweaver
  • css3
  • html5

wunderman

Aug 2017 - Sep 2017
Working on and improving upon existing responsive email templates. Developing emails to briefs and designs supplied by project managers and meeting tight deadlines, also expected to deliver quick turnarounds and last minute amends from client (BT/EE). Using litmus to test emails across 30+ email clients/devices, resolving defects raised in Jira, attending daily stand ups and keeping QA team & PM updated on progress of Jira issues/daily projects. Generally assisting and helping team during down time with any issues, and looking at improving upon template to reduce future problems.
  • adobe photoshop
  • adobe dreamweaver
  • css3
  • html5
  • jira

molton brown

Jun 2016 - May 2017
My role was email developer and I was solely responsible for all development and testing of responsive emails for Molton Brown campaigns. This involved multiple email builds per week, following strict deadlines and managing a heavy and unpredictable workload (large number of resends, amends to products, last minute email send outs etc. I was involved in creating a new master template to streamline the development process and also implemented of my own accord, hand over documents and guidelines to future email developers to Molton Brown.
  • adobe photoshop
  • adobe dreamweaver
  • css3
  • html5

molton brown

Jul 2015 - Feb 2016
I was involved in the development of responsive web content, occasionally with functional/interactive elements (as per brief and designs supplied), frequently updating homepage/other page content on both UK and international sites and deploying to staging/live environment using Oracle CMS. I also developed and tested multiple responsive email builds per week.
  • adobe photoshop
  • adobe dreamweaver
  • css3
  • html5
  • jquery
  • adobe illustrator

hive group

Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
Copy updates and amends to some sections of the localised iPad apps, resolving front-end defects, and doing image/graphical work using Photoshop. I'm primarily involved in the development of multiple micro sites for a large pharmaceutical company using a custom framework built by Hive, this involved following Photoshop mock-ups, sitemaps and functional specs supplied by Hive, close to pixel perfect development to mock-ups across all major browsers (using graceful degradation in IE7/IE8). Liaising with team and resolving any defects or amends raised in Jira.
  • adobe photoshop
  • css3
  • html5
  • less
  • git
  • jira
  • jquery

hive group

Sep 2014 - Dec 2014
Copy updates for different iPad apps, some of which would be localised into a dozen languages. Styling changes and updates to HighCharts, resolving front-end defects, image/graphical work in Photoshop. I was also assigned to develop a medical micro-site.
  • adobe photoshop
  • css3
  • html5
  • git
  • jira

Salmon

Jan 2014 - Sep 2014
Following functional specifications for the project and completing assigned work. Worked in a small team of front-end developers for a specific project which involved building a mobile to desktop responsive site using HTML5/CSS3 (some Jquery and JavaScript work) following wireframes/specifications/visuals supplied, ensuring the site met cross browser / cross device standards according to functional specs. Robust cross browser testing (ensuring final work meets company and client standards) and resolving front-end related defects. Wire framing using Axure Pro, which included error handling.
  • adobe photoshop
  • axure pro
  • css3
  • html5
  • jira
  • jquery
  • IBM Websphere Commerce
  • javascript

hive group

Oct 2013 - Dec 2013
Copy updates for an iPad app which would be localised into over 20 languages. Styling changes and updates to HighCharts JavaScript charts also required as was resolving front-end related defects. A very high attention to detail was required due to medical related material of iPad app.
  • css3
  • html5
  • git
  • jira

salmon

Aug 2012 - Aug 2013
Working in an Agile environment, both within large and small teams on various client projects. Setting up VMs for different projects. Creating and updating webpages, adding features and functionality (some Jquery and JavaScript work), robust cross browser testing (ensuring final work meets company and client standards). Attending and contributing to daily / weekly project meetings. Reading functional specifications for various projects and completing assigned work. Building and testing of html emails ensuring cross email client / browser compatibility, all according to functional specs. Raising and resolving front-end defects for various projects.
  • adobe photoshop
  • adobe dreamweaver
  • css
  • css3
  • (x)html
  • html5
  • jira
  • jquery
  • IBM websphere commerce
  • javascript

lina maryan

Dec 2010 – Jan 2011
Full Cycle - Initial design, development, testing & hosting.
  • adobe photoshop
  • css
  • (x)html
  • jquery

thetrainline

Mar 2010 – Aug 2012
Building html emails / emailshots / newsletters, whitelabelling for affiliate sites, web page / template and landing page build and deployment, build and deployment of micro-sites within thetrainline, reporting UI issues and where possible fixing them. Updating and deploying content on the site, fixing and deploying tracking code throughout site (some Jquery and JavaScript work), modifying and creating graphics / banners / images, documenting processes, managing design team workflow and prioritisation. Liaising with other teams within the company and managing multiple work requests. Some error / bug reporting. Photoshop Mock-up designs for new pages / applications / tools on thetrainline site. Using GIT to commit changes to repository. Updating dynamic email copy and imagery.
  • adobe photoshop
  • adobe dreamweaver
  • css
  • css3
  • (x)html
  • html5
  • git
  • jquery
  • spira
  • javascript

felix economakis

Jan 2010 – Mar 2010
Full Cycle - Initial design, development, testing & hosting.
  • adobe photoshop
  • css
  • (x)html
  • jquery
  • adobe premiere

signature gifts

Sep 2009 – Jan 2010
Page mock-ups, webpage design/development, HTML Email design / development, web landing pages, ad banners and various graphic work, testing and bug reporting.
  • adobe photoshop
  • adobe dreamweaver
  • css
  • (x)html
  • microsoft visual studio

simone kaye

Jul 2009 – Sep 2009
Full Cycle - Initial design, development, testing & hosting.
  • adobe photoshop
  • css
  • (x)html
  • jquery

thetrainline

Oct 2006 – Dec 2008
Documentation, DDA compliance, UI testing, banners, graphics and flash work, emails & emailshots/newsletters, website whitelabelling, web page / template design and creation, website prototyping and updating content on the live site. Reporting UI issues, error / bug reporting and functionality testing.
  • adobe photoshop
  • adobe dreamweaver
  • axure pro
  • css
  • (x)html
  • adobe flash
  • adobe illustrator
  • microsoft visual studio