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John Philip Richardson

Front end developer / HTML email developer A hybrid front-end developer/designer with over 20 years experience coding websites for blue chip companies such as Astra Zeneca, BAE, GSK, Prudential etc. in an agency environment, and designing and building websites for Small businesses and Start-ups.

Expertise

  • HTML 5, CSS3, HTML email development, responsive design, web design, SEO, Git, jQuery, UI design, ExactTarget, Campaign Monitor, WordPress, Dreamweaver Fireworks, Photoshop.


Employment

  • Apr 2014 - Dec 2015
  • Tag Worldwide, London

    HTML email developer - contractor (3 renewals)

    Coding responsive html emails for Burberry in 12 different languages and using ExactTarget to deploy the email campaigns, within an Agile environment and using Git for version control.

    HTML CSS Git Responsive
  • April 2014
  • Whippet, London

    HTML email developer - freelance

    Coding HTML emails for Tesco mobile.

    HTML CSS
  • Jan 2014
  • Yuka Cowe - Artist/Designer/Maker (remote)

    Web designer / Front-end developer - freelance

    Designed and coded an HTML5 responsive WordPress custom theme.

    Web design HTML5 CSS 3 Responsive WordPress
  • Oct 2013 - Dec 2013
  • Kuato Studios (remote)

    Front-end developer - contractor

    Worked on a WordPress HTML5 site in 3 languages - English, Chinese Traditional and Chinese Simplified. Involved in troubleshooting, re-coding exisiting pages based on new designs, using jquery for creating an interactive map and creating a responsive version of the site.

    HTML5 CSS 3 jquery Responsive
  • Jul 2013 - Sep 2013
  • Stockdale Martin (remote)

    Front-end developer - contractor

    Coding and updating html5 apps for SKURA on the ipad for a major pharmaceutical company.

    HTML5 CSS jquery
  • June 2013
  • LouLou Bridal (remote)

    Web designer / Front-end developer - freelance

    Designed and coded a responsive WordPress HTML5/CSS3 website.

    Web design HTML5 CSS jquery Responsive WordPress
  • May 2013
  • Stockdale Martin (remote)

    Front-end developer - contractor

    Coded an html5 app for SKURA on the ipad for a major pharmaceutical company.

    HTML5 CSS jquery
  • Healthmotive (remote)

    Web designer - freelance

    Produced visual styling for home page, dashboard screens, colour schemes, and icons for their client within the NHS.

    web design
  • Apr 2013
  • Fincello Finance (remote)

    Web Design / Front end development - freelance

    Designed the logo and designed and coded the responsive html5/CSS3 website.

    HTML5 CSS3 web design responsive design
  • Oct 2012 - Mar 2013
  • Tag Worldwide, London

    Front-end developer - contractor

    Coding html emails for Burberry in 9 different languages and using Exact Target for email campaigns. Managed project whilst Lead Front-end developer was away.

    HTML CSS
  • October 2012
  • TMB Marketing, Dorking

    Front-end developer - contractor

    Coding html emails for Fiat Group and using Campaign Monitor to send out email campaigns.

    HTML CSS
  • September 2012
  • Tag Worldwide, London

    Front-end developer / web designer - contractor

    Designed and coded html emails.

    HTML CSS web design
  • TMB Marketing, Dorking

    Front-end developer - contractor

    Coding html emails for Fiat Group and using Campaign Monitor to send out email campaigns.

    HTML CSS
  • August 2012
  • Sunday Publishing, London

    Front end developer / web designer - contractor

    Rebranded CMS for Petplan.

    HTML CSS web design
  • Tag Worldwide, London

    Front-end developer / web designer - contractor

    Designed and coded html emails.

    HTML CSS web design
  • July 2012
  • Crimson Tide, Tunbridge Wells

    Front end developer / web designer - contractor

    Designing and coding an app for mobiles and tablets in html5 and CSS3. Using CSS3 media queries to make the app responsive across the various media.

    HTML5 CSS3 Responsive design web design
  • June 2012
  • Tag Worldwide, London

    Front end developer / web designer - contractor

    Designed and coded html emails for Times and Sunday Times online.

    HTML CSS web design
  • Oct 2005 - Mar 2012
  • Workcircle (remote)

    Front end developer / web designer / SEO technican - permanent

    Designed, coded, updated and maintained 9 International and 14 niche recruitment websites. Responsible for the Workcircle affiliate network, and ensuring through SEO that Workcircle competed effectively against major large competitors for long-tail keywords. Also designed and coded the affiliate job widget and affiliate website, holiday aggregator sites, a dating site and a web application.

    Sites designed and built: www.workcircle.co.uk (and international variants), Affiliate site, www.abcadminjobs.co.uk (along with all the other niche sites), www.wannagodating.com

    HTML5 CSS3 SEO web design
  • Jul 2005 - Sep 2005
  • Databarracks, London

    Front end developer / web designer / SEO technican - permanent

    Re-designed DataBarracks website and optimised pages for search engines.

    HTML CSS SEO web design
  • Aug 2003 - Jun 2005
  • Freelance

    Front end developer / web designer

    Flag, Cambridge: Woolworths graduate campaign, British Land, visuals for National Grid Transco social & environmental report, Agilent corporate responsibility report, Prudential corporate responsibility report.

  • VBN, Cambridge: YMCA, VBN website, O2C.

  • Other work: Montevillas website, Tarnaby Lapland website, ITC e-learning CDs, Hot Online website, Opportunity Links visuals. Printed catalogue for Mills & Eagin (stone mason company), and invitations to one of their events.

    HTML CSS web design
  • Sep 2001 - Jul 2003
  • Flag, Cambridge

    Web developer - permanent

    Astra Zeneca, Barclays, Ford, Agilent, Royal Sun Alliance, Amerada Hess, National Grid Transco, and Prudential.

    HTML CSS
  • Jul 1998 - Aug 2001
  • Freelance

    Front end developer

    Flag, Cambridge: Nomura Interactive, Smythe Dorward Lambert, Lloyds TSB, Arthur Andersen, Vauxhall, BAE, KPMG, CLS, and Prudential.

  • E-Marketing, London: Flag Telecom, Manches, Witan investment Trust, Henderson Global Investors, Shell, Quadriga, and William Hill.

  • Other work: BP intranet site, Access Arts and Cambridge University web sites.

    HTML CSS
  • Apr 1998 - Jun 1998
  • iQ interactive, Cambridge

    Front end developer - permanent

    Nomura Interactive, Smythe Dorward Lambert.

    HTML
  • Mar 1997 - Apr 1998
  • New Media Factory, Cambridge

    Front end developer - permanent

    BT, BP, Honda Europe and Honda Germany, Homes Directories, Nomura Interactive, and Riskcare.

    HTML
  • Oct 1995 - Feb 1997
  • Motiv Systems, Cambridge

    Front end developer (Contracted out to UUNET Pipex and Chameleon)

    UUNET Pipex, Bank of England, Astra Zeneca, The Royal Society, Mondial Food & Drink Index, and Ionica.

    HTML
  • Sep 1993 - Aug 1994
  • Cambridgeshire County Council, Cambridge

    Data entry clerk - work experience

    Managing a database of Cambridgeshire companies.

  • Oct 1986 - Aug 1989
  • Jaytee Biosciences, Herne Bay, Kent

    Office clerk - permanent

    Office administration.


Education

  • 1989 - 1991
  • Canterbury College, Canterbury

    B/TEC National Diploma in Business & Finance
  • 1985 - 1986
  • Canterbury College, Canterbury

    B/EC General Diploma in Business Studies
  • 1980 - 1985
  • Netherhall Secondary School, Cambridge

    O levels and C.S.E. qualifications

Interests


  • Photography, Art and design, film, music, hiking, badminton, football.


Contact


References


  • References are available on request