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Jamie Gordon

PHP Full Stack Developer
  • Ideal project length 6+ months
  • Location Remotely (meetings possible)
  • Available from 1st September
  • Experienced PHP Full Stack Developer with demonstrable proficiency in an array of software and programming languages, developed through studies and extensive self-learning. Outcome-focused with a keen eye for detail; seeks to foster greater efficiency and ROI by refining existing systems and originating agile, innovative solutions.
  • Forges strong working relationships – delivered cohesive results across a range of team projects at university, and cultivated an excellent reputation and consistently positive client feedback as a freelance web developer.
Skills
  • JavaScript
  • Ajax
  • CSS3
  • HTML5
  • XML
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • UX Design
  • PSD to HTML Conversion
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Premier Pro
  • Google Analytics
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Bootstrap
  • JavaScript
  • AngularJS V1.5
  • Laravel
  • Gulp
Work
Experience

SENIOR PHP Developer, Contract

Genistar LTD August 2018 - Present
  • Using PHP 7 and Laravel to create new front end-backend features on a Greenfield project.
  • Working on a legacy system that was badly written, investigate problems and provide solutions.
  • Delegating tasks to other team members, establishing a development environment with docker.
  • Setting up VPS’s and Docker containers.

PHP Developer, Contract

Aftlete July 2018 - August 2018
  • Using PHP 7 and Laravel to create new front end-backend features.
  • Working API’s between cross domains.
  • Improving export functionality.

PHP Developer

Anthropics February 2018 - April 2018
  • Using PHP 7 and Laravel to create an upgraded version of the legacy websites in the business.
  • Working with legacy php systems with perforce.
  • Created a new website based on design.

PHP Data Developer (contract)

January 2018 - February 2018
  • Using PHP 7 and Symfony 3.3 to create custom built data scrapers for a Lottery Affiliate organisation.
  • Working with various data types such as HTML, JSON to collate data.
  • Using MongoDB to store data and update data.
  • Creating on average 15 new custom built data scrapers per day.

Full stack PHP Contract Developer

Thrivemap October 2017 - Jan 2018
  • Worked in a startup in the recruitment software industry based on culture fit. 
  • Platform was gradually upgraded from Laravel 5.2 to Laravel 5.5.
  • Worked on new client features on the back end such as adding removing candidates in software.
  • Worked to tight deadlines.

Mid level Full Stack PHP Contract Developer

Tempur International June 2017
  • Created new competitions platform for 249 countries in php laravel 5.2 with language translation.
  • Platform used to market to specific markets and subset markets.
  • Platform was sales focused for store sales agents to win prizes and generate revenue.

Back End Developer

SavewaterSaveMoney January 2017- May 2017
  • Created event survey system, designed, coded database, Laravel code, API’s to work with front end and IOS apps.
  • Designed system to manage multiple companies sharing similar questions with variant answers.
  • Managed other projects, from large websites to small branded websites with Terminal and Linux commands.
  • Worked with different branches of projects simultaneously managing time effectively.
  • Fixing bugs with the current Angular JS front end and implementing.

PHP Developer

Designmynight November 2016 – December 2016
  • Developed a Angular flipclock project with hide and show toggles.
  • Worked on Backend with OOP php API.
  • Manage project branches on Github for projects.
  • Acquired Knowledge in Moustache, Gulp and Vagrant.

PHP Developer

Design 365 LTD June 2016 – August 2016
  • Developed with Laravel directly with the design Team and client.
  • Worked on Backend with Observers,Providers,Events and Eloquent on projects.

Software Developer

Condeco Software Oct 2015 – March 2016
  • Managed a critical company project by merging two Atlassian API’s and outputting with HTML5 & AngularJS.
  • Developed a Front end injection method though backend looping logic into AngularJS to create adaptive content on the fly.
  • Developed front end for R&D for the Companies core product the Condeco Meeting Screen from UX Designs with full interaction.
  • Developed PHP first for backend then translated into ASP.NET code to merge API’s and sort data.

Freelance Web Developer

Feb 2013 – Present
  • Offered expert insight on usability – reviewed sites and apps, and delivered video reports to a diverse range of clients with recommendations on design and layout in relation to their target consumer, enabling them to make more informed decisions on necessary improvements. 
  • Designed a visually engaging business plan based on client’s plain-text content; created a series of infographics and continually adapted to new figures and changing set of requirements. 
  • Researched and implemented front-end theme for a radiator company; overcame limited self-learning resources to apply site modifications and add new products and services.

Data Administrator

Concern Cancer Support Jun – Aug 2013
  • Overtook historic administrative project, recording substantial volumes of gift aid donations. Scanned certificates, ensuring each physical document had a digital copy, and categorised by region in accordance with HMRC. Expedited the process by developing a simple, effective method for verifying gift aid codes against postcodes.
  • Established and continually outperformed personal targets; logged over 9,000 gift aid donations during month-long contract, clearing a vast backlog for busy staff, and freeing up £9K+ in donations for the charity. 
Education

B.Sc. (Hons), Web Design & Development

Northumbria University at Newcastle, June 2015, 2:2
  • Originated and developed PHP-based natural language processing software for final year dissertation project which empowers better search engine rankings and automates the back office product loading process for online shopfronts, offering significant benefits to SEO and e-commerce sectors.
  • Achieved 2:1 grade in final year Professionalism & Web Based Project coursework. Designed end-to-end user experience for a freelance forum, working closely with team of four to evaluate competitors such as PeoplePerHour, and identify potential issues, including defamation and payment protection. 
  • Assumed Head Developer role in second year Project Management assignment; took ownership of outcome-critical back end programming for a Student Union events website. Delivered on-site search functionality, SQL database, and dynamic, automatically updated web pages. Coding mainly in PHP.

Foundation Degree: ICT Management

Northumbria University at Newcastle, 2012

BTEC NQ Construction

Distinction, Merit, Lisburn Further Education College, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, 2007

8 GCSEs

Dromore High School, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, 2005
Other
Interests
Passionate about continual personal development; currently learning video editing,animation, Traveling and Blogging.
Leadership
Managed relationships and expectations as Course Representative during Foundation Degree.
Networking
Engages with small start-ups in the North East through meet-ups and networking events.

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