Chris is a heavyweight Senior Consultant specialising in strategy design and consultancy of software development and especially web-based systems. He started programming for the Internet in 1995 developing a site for the United States Bureau of Medical Services. Throughout the late 90s and from year 2000 onwards Chris worked in the exciting domain of commercial web sites and was a leading pioneer in his use of open source frameworks to deliver scalable and innovative e-commerce sites. Chris became head of programming for a leading London agency designing multiple retail sites including AllSaints, Bench, Ted Baker, Reiss, and Gant.
While Chris has a wide array of experience which covers technologies like Oracle, Java, ASP, ColdFusion, Chris is passionate about LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) and enjoys using the latest front end techniques, such as HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, Retina Display, Responsive Design and Social Integration.
Markets Chris has worked in:
Betting Sector – Ladbrokes and Betfair working almost exclusively in social media games for these clients
Social Media – Promotion of companies of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and others social platforms
E-commerce with focus on Fashion Retail – Multiple high profile e-commerce builds for AllSaints, Gant, Reiss, Ted Baker and dozens more.
Experience in a range of additional markets including Universities, Financial Services, Medical, Corporate Brand Promotion
Technical Head of 30 developers
Worked with scrum master to change companies delivery process to agile
Implemented and defined version control systems
Implemented Jira and used other tools such as bugzilla, basecamp and many more
Set up test procedures to quality control work and releases
Documented coding standards for the team of 30 developers to follow