Experience

  • Senior Engineer: Front End

    at IHS Markit

    September 2018 - November 2019

    Province of the Western Cape

    • Working with a co-located global team of developers updating the in-house front end development platform • Over-seeing the web based application UI prototyping, wire framing, prototyping and development, including layouts and design • Working and liaising with product owners and stakeholders on the development of the current project • Peer-to-peer development with the Back-End team in the proper implementation of HTML5 / CSS3 • Maintaining responsive development standards and methodologies • As the in-house UI Specialist I have to establish user journeys and product workflows • Conduct Front End Code Reviews for our globally distributed development teams

  • Senior AEM Front End Developer

    at Datonomy Solutions (Contracted to Shoprite Holdings)

    October 2016 - August 2018

    Province of the Western Cape

    • Responsible for implementing and maintaining web standards across all customer facing brands, ensuring that industry standard trends and best practices are adhered to at all times. • Liaising with the marketing manager and clients to ensure that the end product meets with design requirements and specifications. • Updating and improving front end development standards and best practices to comply with current trends. • Following and updating the existing style guide and implementing designs for web and mobile as needed. • Setting objectives and goals for the front end team, ensuring that they are met • Doing peer-to-peer development and mentoring junior members in HTML5 / CSS3 and web development standards

  • Lead Front End Developer

    at Careers24

    March 2013 - June 2016

    Province of the Western Cape

    • Developing, maintaining and deploying websites for modern web browsers and mobile devices • Collaborating with product managers, marketing specialists and support staff to create and deliver high quality websites that meet customer needs and business expectations. • Building templates based on PSD’s using advanced CSS / HTML, CSS3 / HTML5, JQuery Integration, as well as AB Testing through Optimizely. • Skilled in Web Design and Web Development

  • Front End Developer

    at 24.com

    October 2008 - February 2013

    Province of the Western Cape

    • Lead front end developer on three large scale flagship products, involved in various aspects of design and development. • Spearheaded the initiative that pushed for the adoption and implementation of CSS3 / HTML 5 / Boilerplate and the Bootstrap framework in our development process by providing various proofs of concept highlighting the benefits and advantages of these technologies. • Ran with the pilot project for using newer technologies prototyped on Sport24 Multimedia • A complete redevelopment and redesign of Health24 using HTML5 / CSS3, the HTML5 Boilerplate framework as well Bootstrap, also implemented extensive jQuery. • Worked with the sales and marketing department on various campaigns in providing media and advertising for 24.com’s websites • Developed and implemented the UGC section of the News24 homepage, as well as the MyNews section of the website

  • Web Master

    at MyWeek Magazine

    August 2007 - August 2008

    Province of the Western Cape

    • Managed a wide range of web development priorities such as Web Design, Graphic Design, Banner Design, Email Branding, Web Maintenance, Web Administration, Content Management, Client Administration, Online Marketing, SEO • Worked autonomously applying print magazine based designs and copy into an online presence • Met with various third party consultants to implement Email Branding and advertising

  • Web Author

    at ForwardSlash / Digital Outsource Services

    June 2004 - December 2006

    Province of the Western Cape

    • Assisted various marketing departments in developing and maintaining campaigns and advertising for international clients • Bi-Monthly promotional updates and maintenance on client websites

Education

  • National Diploma (InComplete))

    at CPUT

    2000 - 2004 (4 years)

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