Chris Caple MSc Front End Developer

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

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.

Skills

Developer

  • Accessibility Standard: AA (4 years)
  • Naming Convention: Block Element Modifier (BEM)
  • Maintainable / Reusable Components (5+ years)
  • Module Builder: webpack (2 years)
  • Task Runner: Grunt.js (5+ years)
  • Version Control: GitHub / Sourcetree (3 years)
  • WordPress (+ Custom Themes) (5 years)
  • Custom phpMyAdmin CMS (10+ years)
  • HTML5, CSS3 (+ Sass) (10+ years)
  • PHP8 (10+ years)
  • JavaScript: ES6 / Vanilla (+ jQuery) (10+ years)
  • MySQLi / MySQL + AJAX (10+ years)

Studying

  • Through Pluralsight - react.js / vue.js (< 1 year)

Design

  • User Experience (UX) (3 years)
  • User Interface (UI) (10+ years)
  • Adobe Suite (10+ years)
  • Branded Marketing Materials (10+ years)

Marketing

  • Branding (10+ years)
  • Customer Relationship Marketing (CRM) (10+ years)
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) (10+ years)

Career History

Bitten Spider

Front End Developer / Marketing Consultant

Jul 2010 - Present

Freelance

Clarks

An Ambassador for Accessibility

Assistant Front End Developer

Oct 2018 - Aug 2020

UK Assistant Webmaster

Jun 2016 - Oct 2018

Dentons Directories

Front End Developer

Mar 2016 - Jun 2016

WHSmith

Web Designer

Sep 2015 - Nov 2015

(Extended) Contract

Clarks

European eCommerce Assistant WebMaster

Feb 2015 - Jun 2015

Temporary

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.