front end developer

creating UI/UX orientated designs and flows, helping people embrace the web and RWD

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Web Development

Over 15 years working on many websites and web apps, using the latest technology, and pushing the boundaries.

Web Design

The experience and professionalism from working on many design aspects, for many large Corporations, such as Screwfix, B&Q to name a few.

Starter Web Site

The ability to offer fast and cheap starter websites, no serious business should start off without one. Many designs to choose from, quick turn around and pocket/wallet friendly.

Consultant Advice

So many questions and routes to go, I offer a FREE consultancy meeting for the new and unsure web newbie, or can offer consultancy over a whole project cycle.

PSD to HTML

You have been give a wicked design for your new website, but what now? I can slice and dice these designs into a fully functioning html website. Once created your only a small step away from being live on the web.

Hosting

Thinking of moving your website or just need some professional looking email addresses, I can provide this service for you, with very competitive prices.

MEET THE TEAM

Over 15 years of experience designing and developing websites and web applications, during this time I have had too adapt to many roles during the life cycle of a project, this has given me the experience and confidence needed to succeed.

Mark Keast

Web Developer

Mark has over 15 years of experience working on many large platforms, the past 5 years have been heavily JSTL orientated with a nice fine layer of HTML, CSS/LESS and JavaScript on top.

Mark Keast

Web Designer

Having worked in many Design Studios and Large Corporations, I have always been heavily involved in re-branding and evolving current UI/UX design's for such companies as B&Q, Screwfix and ASM.

Mark Keast

Project Manager

Making sure a Project or Sprint runs smoothly isn't an easy job, especially when you have to manage external off shore teams. I has spent the past few years having to manage workloads, manage contractors and off shore teams, whilst keeping to an Agile environment. I prides myself on keeping all these aspects in check and delivering quality work on schedule.

ABOUT ME

Professional Front-End developer/designer with over 16 years experince in the industry. Having worked for Design House's, Software Companies and Large Companies with Internal Ecommerce departments, my skills and knowledge has increased and grown in strength having to adapt to what is required by each environment.
  • Publishing Technology
    Web Developer
    Sept 2012 - Present

    At Publishing Technology I am the Front End Web Developer within the Online Platform Division, working on our own content delivery software (Pub2Web, ingentaconnect). Recent Achievements: AIP - Retro fit RWD to existing clients platform (scitation.aip.org), Ingentaconnect - Retro fit RWD to existing clients platform and apply new design (www.ingentaconnect.com), Pub2web - Roll out RWD to the companies core platform web based components, integrating Grunt and Less for more managable CSS.

  • Screwfix
    Web Design Team Manager/Developer
    March 2003 - August 2012

    Leading the Ecommerce design team in maintaining the front end, as well as developing new features on the companies new web based platform.This was rolled out to all trade shops across the UK.

  • Logica
    Web Designer/Developer
    Sept 01 - Jan 02

    At Logica I designed and creating graphics for their intranet as well as designing and creating backend solutions and bespoke applications for intranet use.

  • e-net software
    Web Developer
    June 1999 - May 2001

    At e-Net I was designing both static and e-commerce websites for a variety of clients.I would go meet the client with a project manager and discuss what the client requires from the design and what functionality the website should have.

  • languages

  • html
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • LESS
  • Bootstrap3
  • JSTL
  • jQuery
  • XML
  • SQL
  • AngularJS (basic)
  • PHP (basic)
  • software

  • Eclipse
  • SublimeText
  • Photoshop
  • Bitbucket
  • PgAdmin
  • MySQL
  • WordPress
  • Illustrator
  • miscellaneous

  • Agile
  • GIT
  • Putty
  • SVN
  • CVS
  • Build/Deploy (J2E application)

Personal Info

  •  07766735668
  •   Bristol/Bath England

Testimonials

Overall it is really looking good. So much cleaner and crisper, this is going to be a big hit. [ ASM Rebrand and RWD Development ]

Kevin Gauthier

IT Project Manager - American Society for Microbiology
It needs to be said that the general impression is brilliant. [The platform is] Looking very good and way better than what we had on ‘Reference’. I really like what we have so far

Sabinet Team

leading Online South Africa library
Well done all. This is impressive work and you should be proud of this. A long time coming but nevertheless a big boost for our platform(s). [ingentaconnect.com RWD ]

Michael Cairns

Former CEO Publishing Technology

CONTACT

Feel free to drop me a line with any question, or if you need a high quality site at great reasonsable rates, then let me quote you.