David Allsop

David Allsop

Web developer based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire with over 15 years experience working with suppliers, retailers, agencies, multinationals and freelance.

NB: Excuse the photo of me looking all GTA: Vice City.

What I Do

Development

Create bespoke front-end and back-end functionality for eCommerce and brochure websites.

Marketing

Use digital marketing tools including Yoast, Analytics, Search Console and AdWords to increase uesrs and conversions.

WordPress & WooCommerce

Develop custom plugins, themes and tweaks for WordPress and WooCommerce and contribute to the community.

Design

Design of various promotional items including emails, banners, logos and print material.

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Interests

In my spare time I enjoy walking my two dogs, playing retro video games, staying up to date with Linux distributions, driving my MG sports car and watching a bit of football on TV.

Resume

Doing stuff on the web since receiving a Freeserve CD in 1998

Experience

2017-Present
Boom Online Marketing

Senior Web Developer

Web development for a variety of high turnover eCommerce and brochure websites building highly complex bespoke front-end and back-end functionality to strict client specification.

2015-2017
SIG plc

Digital Designer

Front-end web development and graphic design tasks for a SAP Hybris powered B2B eCommerce website and various existing B2C eCommerce websites.

2013-2015
WDH Design

Front-end Web Developer

Produced all in-house design and front-end development work alongside a number of developers and project managers in addition to managing numerous digital marketing activities.

2011-2013
Toucan Web Design

Front-end Web Developer

Responsible for all aspects of front-end web development working alongside a number of developers. Provided client liaison, CMS training and ongoing technical support.

2008-2011
Worked Out

Web & Graphic Designer

Produced website, graphic design and content management for a variety of businesses including a leading crafts retailer, a nationwide driving school franchise and one of the UK’s largest concrete building suppliers.

2007-2011
Crafting.co.uk

Web & Graphic Designer

Planning, design, development, launch and ongoing maintenance of an eCommerce website for a business with no previous online presence. Other activities included graphic design and digital marketing.

2002
Click4Web

Web Designer

Gained valuable work experience and insight into the web design field by working on a number of website and graphic design tasks for local businesses.

Education

2005-2007
Higher Education

West Nottinghamshire College

HND Computing: Software Development

2003-2005
Higher Education

North Nottinghamshire College

BTEC IT Practitioners: ICT Systems Support

1998-2003
Secondary Education

Heritage Community School

9 x GCSEs (6 x A-C including A* in ICT) and 1 x GNVQ

Accomplishments

2016
Course

SAP Hybris Commerce Cockpit End User (HY500)

2016
Course

SAP Hybris Commerce Functional Analyst (HY200)

2004
Course

European Computer Driving Licence

Development

HTML

100%

CSS

100%

JavaScript

100%

jQuery

100%

PHP

95%

SQL

95%

LESS/SASS

85%

Git

85%

SVN

80%

WordPress/WooCommerce

Community Contributions

100%

Plugin Development

100%

Theme Development

95%

Marketing

Yoast

90%

Analytics

90%

Search Console

90%

AdWords

80%

Bing Ads

80%

Merchant Centre

80%

Organic SEO

65%

Design

Email Design

80%

Banner Design

80%

Print Material

65%

Logo Design

50%

Contact

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