Ki Performance :: Chief Technical Officer for StartUp
I was appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Ki Performance, a leading health and wellbeing provider to primarily manage their technical relationships with third parties, spec and develop white-labelled health and diet portals and create affiliate technologies that could increase sales opportunities. It was a very hands on role with considerable time was spent using Open Source, namely WordPress and Magento.
Whilst there i was also designed and built a rich media campaign to increase armband sales and even planned and deployed the placements of these ads on Google’s Ad Network. Additionally I had to maintain and develop their ASP-based ecommerce site, their Word Press-based blog, their YouTube channel and other online press and PR.
Internally, I was involved with the day to day running of the business, acting as a catalyst to working smarter at every opportunity. Areas included creating a content archive, introducing cloud-based collaboration including the externalising of all communications and creating an in house support ticketing system utilising trellis desk.
Substantial time was also spent investigating the migration of their current .ASP eCommerce store to an open source Magento-based system.
Thomas Cook :: Technical Direction for broadband/ video travel site
BBC Jam :: Planning & implementation of a BBC Jam project
It was my responsibility to help Illumina Digital, a top digital content provider, plan and implement a Digital Curriculum Project for the BBC’s Jam site. The cutting-edge commission involved users collaborating on a series of missions through which they could learn or test themselves on all aspects of the science curriculum. The project featured interactive video feeds with real-time updates and all content was localised for English, Welsh, Scottish and Gaelic speakers. I was also responsible, after my work at Microsoft, for writing the web service classes that the project was built on.
RailSelect.com :: Amending Flash UI for .Net Holiday Site
I was recruited to amend a Flash UI on a .Net-based holiday reservation site that ran web services. The main amendments were to add the ability for subscribers to amend their holidays’ itinerary and fix a variety of outstanding bugs that had been left by the two previous Flash Developers.
Pelagon :: Flash UI for .NET Print Annotation Software
Responsible for redeveloping the Flash front-end, ironing out any existing bugs and adding additional functionality. The finished product had the ability for users to annotate, edit and preview their print jobs remotely, create different levels of users, follow amendment histories and collaborate in real-time.
50 Connect :: Interactive TV HTML Site & Flash Banners
Converted their existing ASP-based Portal to Interactive Television specifications. Site was designed in order to optimise both the picture quality and the user experience on a variety of TV displays without the use of a mouse. Also created twelve trackable flash-banners for use in their Internet portal and online advertising campaigns.
BladeRunner Group :: Flash Health Charts & Tutorials
Created an ASP-driven, certificate to display real-time data for this leading American employee health corporation. Detailed ActionScript coding with mathematic calculations resulted in a dynamic web-based pie chart. Also was responsible for the creation of a series of interactive, educational animations for their leading corporate health portal, LifeCheck.com.