Chris Caple MScFront End Developer
Front End Developer with Agency, Freelance 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.
Considered UX (User Experience) - Improved the user journey via Accessible Navigation and Content. Liaising across various Departments and working in partnership with other Agencies, Freelancers and Volunteers. Anticipating the next stages during a year challenged with COVID-19, adapting MySQLi queries to update 'hybrid/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 subsequent marketing materials.
UI (User Interface)10+ years
UX (User Experience)5+ years
Accessibility Standard: AA5+ years
Maintainable / Reusable Components5+ years
BEM (Block, Element, and Modifier)4 years
Responsive Design / Browser Testing10+ years
HTML5, CSS3 (+ Sass)10+ years
Module Builder: webpack4 years
Version Control: GitHub / Sourcetree4 years
Task Runner: gulp.js / Grunt5+ years
MySQLi (+ AJAX/JSON) / Craft CMS10+ years
WordPress (+ Custom Themes)5+ years
Adobe Suite10+ years
CRM (Customer Relationship Marketing) Excellent Communication Skills10+ years
Company: Bitten Spider
Position: Front End Developer / Marketing Consultant
Jul 2010 - PresentFreelance
Gaps in employment covered by various freelance projects, Key Highlights:
2021 - 2022, All Projects: Consideration to High Contrast themes, Reduced Motion and CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift).
2017 - 2020, Festival Project: Changed livery (Custom WordPress theme). Reduced (2020 vs 2019) sitewide Bounce Rate (to 5%) and unnecessary enquiries (by 50%). Doubled (2019 vs 2020) competition entries.
2010 - Present, Restaurant Project: 2015 worked on branding for their 25 anniversary.
2010 - 2014, Hotel Project: Created custom MySQL CMS with UI consideration for dyslexia.