David Foley

Long Eaton · davidfoleyj@gmail.com · Web Developer

Skills

Programming Languages & Tools
Seasoned experience in
  • PHP, SQL, HTML, CSS, JQuery, JavaScript
  • Bootstrap, WordPress, GIT
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Website Personalisation

Limited experience in
  • Npm, Gulp, Bower, LESS and Jenkins
  • ASP.NET, OOS and developing MVCs using Laravel
  • NopCommerce, ASPDotNetStoreFront and Drupal
  • Google Analytics & Google Adsense
  • Azure
  • Sony Vegas Pro

Experience

For more details see CV

Web Developer

Charterhouse Holdings - Castle Donington
September 2017 - Present

Web Developer

Rapid Web - Stafford
September 2014 – August 2017

Portfolio


Education

Staffordshire University

Bachelor of Science
BSc(Hons) 2:1, Web Programming
September 2012 - July 2016

The Long Eaton School

A-Levels: ICT Nat Cert Level 2 & 3 (Distinction) A2 Computing (C) A2 History (B)

GCSE's: English Maths Science History all B

September 2005 – July 2012

Interests

  • Passionate about History
  • Metal Detecting hobbyist and part of the Derbyshire Artefacts Recovery Club (View map of finds)
  • Aquarium hobbyist
  • Video games, history based strategy games in particular
  • Enjoy hosting regular Dungeons and Dragons / board game nights

Xpres


Xpres

Xpres is an eCommerce website that runs on a very old and customised version of ASPDotNetStoreFront. Although it's upgrade is imminent, I've been involved in maintaining and implementing new features which include but are not limited to:

  • Integrated third party software to allow website personalisation
  • Developed a 'Added to basket' popup
  • Developed a finance calculator
  • Embedded reviews.co.uk
  • Created the start a business section
  • Upgraded how the product flashs are set up
  • Added category filters
  • Updated the mobile menu
  • Integrated an improved third party website search
  • Added the latest news section
  • Added the newsletter popup
  • And many more minor tweaks and features

All which help improve the websites usability and speed and in turn helps Xpres's online presence and business grow.

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Xpres Craft


Xpres Start

Xpres Craft is an upcoming website running on NopCommerce. I've been involved since it's beginnings and had a hand in the general design and brand. As of now I've only just set up the site, added products, categories and general pages.

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Kustom Kit


Kustom Kit

Kustom Kit is a eCommerce website specialising in clothing, and uses WordPress in the background. So far my contributions involve but are not limited to:

  • Integrated Litespeed technology to decrease loading time from 10s to 0.5s
  • Gave the website a fresh design overhaul for 2019
  • Upgraded how the website displays and setup for the accreditations on the products.
  • Creating, updating and maintaining products.
  • Developed a custom landing page for the Poplin Shirts
  • Integrating a new plugin for the where to buy section.
  • Added the living image feature for selected products on category pages.
  • And many more minor tweaks and features

All which help improve the websites usability and speed and in turn helps Kustom Kit's online presence and business grow.

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Fastr


BeFastr

The Fastr website was launched last year for a rebrand of a race team. My contributions include but is not limited to:

  • Developed a video feed for the homepage using the YouTube API
  • Integrated a Facebook feed plugin
  • Theme style setup
  • Created the general information pages
  • Created the footer images
  • Editing a pre-existing video and adding it to the home banner

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Your Vanilla


Your Vanilla

Your Vanilla's website was. I've been involved in it's creation from the start, with the main focus on developing the product page to make the products really stand out.

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Rapid Web Articles


Rapid Web

Briefly before I moved on from my role at Rapid Web, I began to contribute to the companies website by writing WordPress guides. You can see example of my writing style and WordPress knowledge in these articles.

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