XHTML 1.0, HTML 5.0, HTML 4.0 (Email)
PHP / MYSQL
CSS 3 and below
JQuery / AJAX (Intermediate)
Flash / Action script
ASP.Net / C# (An intermediate understanding - In relation to my field)
APEX (An intermediate understanding - In relation to my field)
Microsoft Windows Server / Visual Studio / Source Safe
Apache / Plesk
Adobe DreamWeaver (Any text editor i.e. Notepad++ preffered)
Microsoft Office Suits (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Final Cut Pro (Basic)
Adobe After Effects (Basic)
Designer / Developer with an extensive knowledge of website and graphic design,
communication and technical skills. Accomplished a variety of multimedia projects for private
clients and businesses. A young designer, who can confidently coordinate and work in a team
environment. Involved in the design and development of projects, to solve client’s needs,
expectations and to meet deliverable deadlines. Experience in working and co-ordinating
projects between departments of Media and Internet.
Experience in web-based technologies & development
Experience in freelance Web Design, Web Agency roles.
Experience in film, pre and post production
Learn quickly, creative in problem solving
Highly organised, dedicated with a positive attitude
Communicate well with clients and professionals
Take directions and follow through to completion.
An accomplished Front End Developer in a well respected organisation with a wealth of
experience that is a vital asset to my employer and co-workers.
BA (Hons) Design for Interactive Media Sept 2004 – Feb 2007
Univerisity Of Gloucestershire, Cheltehnam
AVCE Media, Sep 2001 – Jun 2003
Oaklands College St.Albans
G.C.S.E’s (A-C), 1996 – 2001
Queen Elizabeth’s Boys School Barnet
O2 (Telefonica) August/September 2011 – Present
Front End Developer
I’m working in an agile environment, developing methods to implement a new Salesforce.com
driven e-commerce facility. Working with a large team of developers, I have quickly developed
an understanding of APEX code and applying my existing skill set to the front end of the shop.
Collaborating with the designer, UI/UX designers, and compliancy testers. Ensuring code is
DDA, W3C checked.
Portland TV March 2011 –August 2011
I now oversee all aspects of web development work within the team. I’m responsible for back
end developers and content producers. I handle the accounts for our hosting, CDN, email
marketing and analytics. I’ve installed an open source project management tool that other
departments within the business are now starting to use, to increase efficiency and allow
further transparency within the department. I am currently re-developing the structure of our
internal development environment, with a view to improve testing and overall quality.
Portland TV February 2010 –March 2011
A 3 month contract that was extended four times. Working a long side back end developer,
we instigated a process of re-developing all sites under the umbrella of Portland TV. This
includes all major sites including live streaming modules and pay per view systems. My skill
set has widened to working with IIS, Windows Server 2003, closer attention to front end
developing ASP.net/C# code and using Microsoft Visual Studio Tools. I use XHTML 5 and
CSS more so now with the current browser support. User experience, UX design, Emails – I
cover everything front-end for the company.
2XElliott Digital Design Agency October 2009 –February 2010
I help advise on developing creative’s and designs right through to finished products. Working
in collaboration with company developers and designers we produces anything the client may
need. Recent work includes – http://www.foldem.co.uk and http://www.katycresner.com. The
heaviest project I have been involved with is http://www.dirtythursdaymusic.com. This work
has been contractual based on a rolling month basis.
Debenhams August 2008 – October 2009 (14months)
Online Web Content Producer
At Debenhams I am part of the Direct division. This covers all areas of the business involved
with the website. I maintain video’s for the site, this includes dealing with the client
specifically. I have also been out on location to film in-house reports for the website. I hand
code most of my pages, have experience using their content management system and learnt
new technologies already within my role. I use editing software to manipulate and produce all
forms of media for the site, from templates to video. Currently I am in demand to already
move to the development team because my coding is strong. I have designed flash
animations for the homepage of the site, and main vortals, which currently receives over 2
million unique views per week.
Technical Summary: Flash, XHTML, CSS, Properties, Final Cut Pro, Bias Peak, PHP, After Effects,
Maximuscle August 2007 -- August 2008 (1yr)
At Maximuscle I was part of the Internet team. I design, maintained and uploaded all site
graphics and text. From the initial concept, to the live page, I constructed and organised
through the full lifecycle. I worked closely with the Web Developers, ensuring that my designs
fitted within the conventions of the web. I worked on all types of projects for the company,
within many different sectors of the business. I designed micro sites for the trade side of the
company, as well as a promotional DVD which I covered from start to finish. I am also
responsible for the design of all our affiliate graphics. Within Marketing I have built and
maintained three separate micro sites in collaboration with Tesco, Argos and Boots. All
companies that Maximuscle advertise with, I built and designed work for each respective
sites. I also set standards of organisation within my role, managing all projects and keeping
regular back-ups and checks.
Technical Summary: XHTML, CSS, Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, Quark, Final Cut Pro, Bias Peak.
Ideology Design Agency March 2007 –Aug 2007 (6mths Contract)
Graphic / Web Designer
Working for Ideology Design I engaged in projects, collaborating with the graphic designer. I
completed projects for clients such as Movida Nightclub and Allumer Jewellery. I mainly used
Flash for these projects, adapting designs from Illustrator and animating them. My duties
included initial concepts, through to the flash build and then managing HTML which would
display the files.
Technical Summary: XHTML, Photoshop, Flash.
To view more of my freelance projects please visit http://www.jayhughes.co.uk – This displays
work that I have completed in my spare time. I am always dedicated to my placement.
Hobbies and Interests:
I play football for two separate teams. I enjoy DJ’ing, listening to music and am interested in
design and development technologies.