I am a web designer/developer based in Dumfries, Scotland with eight years experience in building beautiful websites that are highly useable, responsive and accessible.
You can hire me for building smallmedium websites from scratch or using Wordpress or Drupal. I am also happy to work on upgrading and debugging existing websites and can offer usability appraisals. Other services include theme and plugin development for Wordpress and Drupal.
Some sites I have worked on:
Find the Best Multitool
A database driven site for finding multitools based on the tools they contain.
Mediafed is a content provider for advertisers.
I worked on the administration section and updated the site to enable categorisation of content feeds into sections.
Tour By Bike
Tour By Bike is an online information service covering all aspects of bicyle touring.
The site was designed and built by myself using Wordpress. I created the theme and several plugins for the site, one for example uses Amazon's API to search hourly for deals related to bike touring.
Royall is a north american company providing services to US education providers.
I worked on the administration section creating an interface for matching queries on a database of over 9 million records.
New Nomads is a site about nomadism in the digital era.
This site was designed and developed by myself using Drupal. It uses a custom theme adapted by myself from an existing one.
Tickd is an advanced project management web application.
Mostell Seafood is one of the UK’s largest importers and distributors of premium quality Frozen Fish and Seafood.
My role was to ascertain user requirements, build wireframes and code the site from external visual designs.
Girlguiding Scotland has over 60,000 members and is the Scottish arm of Girlguiding UK. The website was created using Drupal CMS and has a members area and shopping cart.
My role was front and backend maintenance of the Drupal CMS.
Best Multitool For You
Best Multitool For You is a search facility for finding multitools and Swiss army knives.
The site was designed and coded entirely by myself in PHP and uses an XML database to hold the tools.
Hall's of Scotland
Hall's is a well-known Scottish food brand
The site was designed and coded by myself from scratch using a rapid iterative process. Much of the code is modular and reusable.
Bike For Free
Bike For Free is an online information service to encourage people to bring abandoned bicycles into use.
The site was designed and built by myself using Wordpress. I created the theme and various plugins.
Wee Willie Winkie
Wee Willie Winkie is a well-known brand of sausages for children.
The site was coded by myself from scratch with a layout adapted from an existing visual design.
Lairds Fine Foods
This is an online shopping site selling luxury meat products, built using Magento.
My role was some design and coding, site maintenance and updating.
Tilbury Coldstore is a coldstore facility in Essex.
This website was coded by myself around an existing design template for Browns Food Group sites.
Edinburgh Views is a large photo-gallery of images around Edinburgh.
This site was designed and coded by myself using a JQuery plugin for the galleries.