Chris Caple MSc Front End Developer

Front End Developer with Freelance, Agency and In-House Experience. Strengths in interpreting technical requirements and content into creative ideas, whilst considering; User Experience in Responsive Design, from Local Businesses (alongside marketing materials) to Multi-National eCommerce platforms. Highly motivated to learn new technologies.

Seeking a Permanent role to utilise accumulated 10 years’ experience in Web Development, Design, and, Marketing.

Career Achievements

  • Considered User Experience (UX) - Improved the user journey via Accessible Navigation and Content. Liaising across various Departments and working in partnership with other Agencies and Freelancers. Anticipating the next stages during a year challenged with COVID-19, adapting MySQL queries to update information with ‘live’ event information.
  • ‘Individual’ / Bespoke Designs - Used Micro Interactions to achieve objectives with Progressive Enhancement.
  • Improved Brand Identity - After initially planning a Responsive MySQL website, created consequent marketing materials.

Career History

Bitten Spider

Web Developer / Marketing Consultant

Jul 2010 - Present

Freelance

Key Performance Indicators
  • Festival Project - Technical Deliverables:
    Doubled (2020 vs 2019):
    • Users
    • Page Views
  • Increased (2017-2020):
    • Seasons,
    • Time on Page,
    • Page Speed
    • Positive Visitor Feedback through Agile Methodology.
  • Reduced (2020 vs 2019):
    • Sitewide Bounce Rate (to 5%)
    • unnecessary enquiries (to 50%).
  • Festival Project - Marketing / Financial Deliverables:
    Doubled (2020 vs 2019):
    • Previous Record Competition Entries.
  • Increased (2017-2020):
    • Memberships (+20%)
    • Donations
Clients:

Clarks

An Ambassador for Accessibility

Assistant Front End Developer

Oct 2018 - Aug 2020

UK Assistant Webmaster

Jun 2016 - Oct 2018

Dentons Directories

Web Developer

Mar 2016 - Jun 2016

WHSmith

Web Designer

Sep 2015 - Nov 2015

(Extended) Contract

Clarks

European eCommerce Assistant WebMaster

Feb 2015 - Jun 2015

Temporary

Skills

Developer

  • Module Builder: webpack
  • Task Runner: Grunt.js
  • Content Management Systems (CMS): WordPress / Hybris / Custom
    Familiarity with: Magento 1.0
  • Version Control: GitHub / Sourcetree
  • Accessibility Standard: AA
  • Naming Convention: Block Element Modifier (BEM)
  • Back End: AJAX + MySQLi with PHP 7.4
  • The Basics: HTML5, CSS3, Sass + JavaScript (jQuery)

Studying

  • Through Pluralsight - react.js / vue.js

Design

  • User Experience (UX)
  • Responsive Design
  • Maintainable / Reusable Components
  • Adobe Suite
  • Branded Marketing Materials
  • Multi-Variant Testing (MVT) with Monetate

Marketing

  • Branding
  • Customer Relationship Marketing (CRM)
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Education

UWE

MSc Marketing Communications

2010 - 2013

Bath Spa University

Bachelor of Arts with Honours Design & Technology and Business & Management

2004 - 2007

Interests

  • Medieval castles,
  • Lego,
  • Batman (Christian Bale),
  • typefaces,
  • infographics.