Darren Crawford

Ballymena, County Antrim, N. Ireland ยท mail@darrencrawford.co.uk

I am experienced in creating responsive dynamic web systems, from the design stage to the implementation and hosting stages.

My ethos is that a good website starts with good code.
W3C HTML5 Validation pass

Experience

Web Programmer

AVX Electronics

Developing an online portal for a global network of salespersons.

August 2017 - Present

Web Developer, Digital Marketing & IT Manager

McCartney & Crawford

Managing the online presence and marketing for an established estate agency.

January 2009 - July 2017

Senior Web Developer

Univeristy of Edinburgh Business School

In charge of all dynamic online systems for this prestigious education department.

October 2007 - January 2009

Support Web Developer

Edinburgh University HSS Web Team

A part of a 6 strong web team who designed, developed and supported the websites for all schools in the HSS college.

June 2006 - October 2007

Education

Napier University, Edinburgh

Bachelor of Engineering Honours (2:1)
Internet Computing
September 2001 - June 2006

Ballymena Academy Grammar School

A-Levels

Computing, Maths & Physics

September 1999 - June 2001

Ballymena Academy Grammar School

GCSEs

Additional Maths, Maths, Computing, Double Award Science, English, Media Studies, French & Geography

September 1993 - June 1999

Certifications

  • Global Edulink - Digital Marketing (2017)
  • Google - Online Marketing Fundamentals (2016)
  • Netskills Training - PHP & CSS (2007)

Skills

Programming Languages & Tools
Workflow
  • Mobile-First, Responsive Design
  • Cross Browser Testing & Debugging
  • Agile Development & Scrum

Interests

Apart from being a web developer, I have a passion for music, both the creation and playing.

Since 2016 I have been the head of programming for an annual local charity radio staion Radio Cracker, and I also present a radio show.

When the radio station is not broadcasting, I enjoy music production using Logic X on an Apple iMac.

Portfolio

AVX Online (user restriced portal)

AVX portal screenshot
  • Creation and testing of web systems using OO PHP 7 with Zend Framework 3, HTML 5, CSS 3, Bootstrap 4, JQuery, dataTables, Ajax and JSON
  • Database interaction with IBM iSeries Databases using DB2 for iSQL
  • Git version control with Composer
  • Cross browser testing
  • Multiple Device & Resolution testing
  • Project progess meetings with management
  • Agile project management
  • Bespoke CMS website
  • HTML coding
  • PHP coding
  • CSS coding
  • Photoshop Editing
  • Apache Hosting
  • Bootstrap 4 template
  • HTML 5 coding
  • PHP coding
  • Photoshop Editing
  • Apache Hosting
  • Wordpress Template
  • CMS management
  • Widget installation
  • Photoshop Editing
  • Apache Hosting
  • Bootstrap 4 template
  • HTML 5 coding
  • Photoshop Editing
  • Apache Hosting