Stephen A.
Front End Developer

United Kingdom-London

19+ years experience

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Evolvi Rail Systems

Nov 2010 - Apr 2011

Frontend Developer

Following online documentation, mocks and specifications. Coding within a VB.Net environment styling XML, XSLT development. Xhtml, CSS 2/3, icon, animated gif creation and optimisation.

Modifiying web controls. Designing page specific elements for aesthetic purposes whilst keeping to brand guidelines.

JQGrid, Jquery UI, CSS, Xhtml, VB, Photoshop, Illustrator, Javascript, Jquery, Visual studio 10, SourceSafe, Sharepoint, Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator CS3.

Welcom Software

Jul 2010 - Aug 2010

Frontend Developer

Multi-lingual CMS(EPiSERVER) front-end development for LeCreuset. Template and core styling using standardised Xhtml 1.0 strict & CSS 2/3. Jquery: Carousel, Modal overlay modifications. Email templates for product queries and stock notifications. Cross-browser.

Visual studio, Dreamweaver & Adobe Photoshop CS5.


Dec 2009 - Jun 2010

Frontend Developer

Email creation, web site UI development for revamp of new website. Cross-browser development for major browsers old(IE6) and new.

Static website theOcadoWay.

Template styling using Standardised Xhtml 1.0 transitional, CSS 2/3. Development for Ocado Webshop 5, (Live in Nov 2010).

Modifications & bug fixing to live site (Webshop 4) consisted of Jquery: Carousel multi-search development & back-end integration.

Email templates and design tested via Litmus & mailChimp. IE 6/7/8, Firefox 2+(Windows/Mac), Safari & Google Chrome.

Dreamweaver & Adobe Fireworks CS4.

Wagstaffs Design

Nov 2009 - Dec 2009

Frontend Developer

Static website Old Trafford Ashes. Mock up conversions with standards, cross-browser and accessibility a focus.

Rapid development of web pages from design team.

Standardised Xhtml 1.0 transitional, CSS 2/3. IE 6/7, Firefox 2+(Windows/Mac), Safari & Google Chrome

Dreamweaver & Adobe Fireworks CS4, Javascript, jQuery, HTML, CSS

Sequence Agency

Feb 2009 - Mar 2009

Css Developer

Static website UPL. Template styling using Standardised Xhtml 1.0 transitional, CSS 2/3.

Modifications & bug fixing to mini-sites.

CMS updates of html and images for local testing and development. IE 6/7/8, Firefox 2+(Windows/Mac), Safari. .NET HTML integration.

Visual Studio, Dreamweaver & Adobe Photoshop CS3, CSS, Javascript, jQuery


Jan 2009 - Feb 2009

Web Developer

Freelance web developer

APAK Group

Jan 2000 - Jan 2007

Technical Consultant/Developer

Develpment and maintenance of CAPB(Cater Allen Premier Bank) branch system components.

Quoting for specific development and following the process to completion.

Using VB, SQL, C++, HTML, CSS.


Apr 2004 - Apr 2005

Technical consultant

Develpment and maintenance of CAPB(Cater Allen Premier Bank) branch system components.

Quoting for specific development and following the process to completion.

Using VB, SQL, C++, HTML, CSS.

Coventry Evening Telegraph

Feb 1999 - Mar 2000

Web Designer

Creation of web pages for local clients around the Coventry area. This involved supporting the sales
team on technical issues in the office and offsite on client grounds, capturing of digital imagery for

web page content and online advertisements - (Css, HTML, Photoshop, Flash).

Micro Route

Jan 1998 - Feb 1999

Installation Engineer

Working alongside IBM on various outsourced contracts around the UK either alone or as part of a

team of engineers.


Jan 2009 - Feb 1999

Freelance Web Developer

Freelance projects for various companies.

Jaguar Land Rover

Oct 2017 - Nov 2018

Frontend Developer

Freelance projects for various companies.

Metric Group Ltd

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017

UI Developer

Review, document proposals for improvements to web application prior to


Immediate Media Co

Mar 2017 - May 2017

Web UI Developer

Monetizer, Google Ads, Drupal, Wordpress (Multi-site), Grunt, Webpack, Yarn, Node, Javascript, Vagrant 1.9, Virtual Machine, PHP (integration only), Sequel pro, Twig templates, Sass, MVC

The majority/all of the sites worked on were ad heavy so the role consisted of BAU tasks, analysis and statistical development. Getting to know how Drupal worked whilst learning how to set up Campaigns, the workings of Fastlane, ad impressions along with other complex setups, debugging of http request to ascertain dips in revenue based on assumptions and Google stats.
Application of lazyloading as a solution that would over time determine the nature of the issue.


Apr 2012 - Jul 2012

Frontend Developer

Venda CMS, Email Marketing, Litmus,Creation of Micro pages, in house and named brands for promotions.

Cross-browser Youtube video management, integration and api development.

Javascript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, Youtube api


Jun 2016 - Nov 2016

Frontend Web Developer

Creating web based components for Specialist Holidays, Citalia and Hayes & Jarvis brands. Hands on development within Hybris CMS(5.7) store and web based files i.e impex templates and use of hmc/hac web based application. Basic JSP, SASS and jQuery was used on a daily basis to add new features and bug fixing. JSP was used to create model views (tags) along with the dynamic elements that linked to data-sources, along with SASS functions and mixins to maintain a level of reusable clean code. Debugging of Hybris via intelliJIDEA, console logs and local server outputs to terminal window.To keep up with my knowledge base of Hybris platform and architecture I also registered with https://wiki.hybris.com/dashboard.action and regularly visited http://stackoverflow.com/ for further issues encountered. A peer review process was in place prior to GIT merge-requests into development branch, prior to testing and live release.

Agile, hipChat, JavaScript, Bootstrap, Grunt, gitlab, Photoshop, Responsive, HTML5, Ajax

Invitation Digital

Feb 2016 - Apr 2016

Frontend Developer

Vouchercloud web platform. Front end development and integration into .NET backend. Fully

GIT, Gulp, Sublime Text 2, Agile, HTML5, jQuery, CSS3, Less, Json, Photoshop, JavaScript.

Holiday Taxis

Sep 2015 - Jan 2016

UI Developer

Front end development and integration into php backend. Fully responsive.

GIT, Grunt, Sublime Text 2, Agile, HTML5, jQuery, CSS3, Sass, Json, Photoshop, JavaScript, Bootstrap


Somo Ltd

Jun 2015 - Sep 2015

UI Developer

Front end development

GIT, Sublime Text 2, Agile, HTML5, jQuery, CSS3, Less, Json.


Oct 2014 - Feb 2015

Frontend Developer

Desktop cross browser & Mobile development, Google analytics and mapping development. Made use of Isotope and infinite Scroll along with my development within various projects. Email development, bug fixing and collaborating with team on various issues e.g. javascript/jquery, CSS.

Visual Studio, Team foundation Server, Sublime Text 2, Agile, HTML5, jQuery, CSS3, Less, Json.


Jul 2014 - Sep 2014

Frontend Developer

Jira workflow completion of tasks.

Single page application development for social media campaigns. Built on Less, D3, Angular Bootstrap, good old javascript and embedded jQuery Lite

Sublime Text 2, Jira, Agile, HTML5, jQuery, CSS3, Less, Json, Version control (Git), Angular JS/Bootstap

O2 (Telefónica UK)

Jan 2014 - Jun 2014

Senior UI developer

Jira workflow completion of tasks.

Responding to spike request on current website, updating and maintaining stock levels, attachment creations, general mark up changes and debugging.

Help team achieve task completion.

Eclipse, Jira, Agile, HTML5, jQuery, CSS3, Sass, Json, Version control (SVN, Git), SourceTree, SmartGit, CocoaRestClient, Chrome(cRestClient).

The Hut Group

Oct 2013 - Dec 2013

UI Developer

Kanban task flow creation and update of progress for PM.

Build of responsive prototype, for Daily Mail Group prior to integration into java backend, aided by backend developers.

Onsite collaboration with UX designers.

Eclipse, Kanban, Agile, HTML5, jQuery, CSS3, Photoshop CS6, Sass, Angular, Foundation 4(Responsive Framework)


Jun 2013 - Sep 2013

UI Developer

Creating web pages within Hybris CMS for LKBennett. Comparision of creatives, Jira and confluence updates to develop CMS pages. Collaborating with LKB and show and tell of UI journeys. Working alongside backend developers to complete tasks.

Eclipse, Jira, Agile, HTML5, jQuery, CSS3, Photoshop CS6, JSP, LESS

Portaltech Reply

Mar 2013 - May 2013

UI Developer

Front-end UI Developer.

Hybris CMS.

Creating web pages within Hybris CMS. Wireframe and Functional specifications comparisons prior to development. Working alongside backend developers.

Eclipse, Jira, Agile, jQuery, HTML, CSS3, Photoshop CS6, JSP, Bootstrap

Cogent Elliott

Aug 2012 - Nov 2012

Frontend Developer

Redspottedhanky live departure development, optimised for Android and iphone 4/5 devices.

Minor changes to current clients via Midnight CMS.

Retrieval of HTML Dom objects, styling cross-browser including Iphone and HTC.

Media queries, deep linking, javascript/classes, JSON objects and addthis configuration.

Midnight CMS php template modifications and html integration.

HTML, CSS2/3, Javascript. jQuery


Jan 2012 - Apr 2012

Frontend Developer

Episerver CMS template creation. Working within the Aftermarketing department utilising TRW's branding to update its CMS templates. Expansion of default sizing of current website, whilst increasing usability with surrounding elements and functional aspects of the site.

Integrating tested code into .NET platform. Working with outsourced backend developers via messenger and email communication.

In short, I used my years of knowledge to create web pages that validated prior to backend integration, kept inline with TRW's brand guidelines. Fixed current cross-brower bugs and incorporated jQuery(plugins) into my javascript development.

CMS, CSS2/3, HTML, Photoshop, Illustrator, jQuery, Javascript.


Nov 2011 - Dec 2011

Frontend Developer

Project Vodafone - Front-end Web Development. Creation of web templates optimised to WCAG level AA and Validated to W3C standards. Daily agile meetings to discuss progress, resolution of issues and work assignment.

HTML4/5, CSS2/3, Photoshop, Illustrator, modernizer

Geopost UK

Sep 2011 - Oct 2011

Javascript Developer

Modification of their SPA(Single Page Application) analytics programme which detailed all historical
activity, tracking of parcels, data display, widgets, charts and graphs.

HTML4, CSS2/3, AJAX, JSON, Javascript, jQuery, Dom

Pharmiweb solutions

Jun 2011 - Sep 2011

Frontend Developer

Ipad development which involved structuring HTML 5 layouts and styling for multilingual pages


Virgin Holidays

May 2011 - Jun 2011

Frontend Developer

Reviewing Virgin holidays bug tracker for issues and fixing as required. Discussing solutions and implementing. QA, basic core platform enhancements and product releases. Cross browser development.



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