Mr Wesley Daniel Brown
13 Centurian House
Date of Birth: 14th January 1980
I have been tinkering with web design since 1998. Beginning life as a die-
hard purist in HTML, the majority of my early work was done armed only with
Photoshop and notepad. Coding in table based design for some time; I
finally made the switch over to CSS layouts 2 years ago.
Now using Dreamweaver as the choice editor for my entire web design
workload, all my sites are now coded to the strict XHTML and CSS3
requirements. I have a background in installing and customising PHP based
back end systems such as CMS, message boards and ecommerce systems. I have
a good working knowledge of MySQL and phpMYADMIN.
including Flash based animations. I use Photoshop for the majority of my
work and Illustrator for any vector based designs.
I am a driven and focused person who relishes a challenge. I am a
proficient and polite communicator with good experience in office –based
admin roles, as well as management positions.
I have experience in helping run a small design company that offers
solutions to corporate identity, web design, hosting and streaming audio
solutions. Many of my skills have been self-taught or gained through on the
job experience and I like to remain teachable at all times. I have a
healthy thirst for knowledge. I am currently studying my Adobe Association
in the CS5 design.
GCSE’s 9 x C and above grades
GNVQ Advanced Level 2 Merit
GNVQ Advanced Level 3 Distinction
BTEC Diploma in Music Technology Merit
ECDL Parts 1 & 2 Completed
Web Design Level 3 Distinction
ITQ Level 2 Completed
Adobe Association in CS5 design suite Currently studying
Manual coding of XHTML and CSS.
Integration of PHP applications.
Confident use of PHPmyadmin with mySQL
Confident in using Adobe products including Flash,
Dreamweaver, Lightroom and Fireworks
Confident implementation of CMS systems, such as Joomla,
Wordpress, phpBB, Vbulletion Adobe Business Catalyst and
SEO techniques such as meta tag optimisation, Header tag
optimisation, keyword density checks, sitemaps and robots files.
Site accessibility including ALT and TITLE tags
Usage of Google Analytics and other webmaster tools
Usage of Google AdSense and PPC systems such as Google
Linux based server management including usage of CPanel,
WHM and Direct Admin.
Integration of server side streaming of audio and video,
including the usage of Shoutcast and Windows Media Streaming
Confident usage of all Microsoft Office software, including Word,
Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook and Publisher.
Extensive knowledge of PC hardware and maintenance,
including full diagnostic abilities and technical support on
Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP/Vista and Windows 7.
Confident usage of all major audio production software including
Cubase SX and Logic,
2010 - Present Lateral Web Solutions
Chicheseter West Sussex
Freelance Web Development
Designing sites using Adobe Business Catalyst
SEO of websites
Content management websites
W3C validation of client websites
2009 – Present Claire Wallace LTD Brighton, Sussex
Freelance Web Development
Designing the Clairewallacehairdressing.co.uk website
SEO of the website
Content management for the website
Creation of various adverts for use in printed publications
Setup and designing of clairewallaceathome.co.uk using Joomla CMS
2007 – 2009 Pushing Change Southsea, Hampshire
Designing the organisations Logo, Website and Identity.
Designing the Hampshirena.org website
Setup and customisation of Hampshireworkinggroup.org using the Joomla CMS
Computer maintenance and technical support.
Administrative work, including taking minutes, creating spread sheets of
the organisations accounts and creating templates for memos and letters.
Designing the organisations magazine.
2001 - 2007 Deadly Designs LTD Chichester, Sussex
Web hosting provider – Physical hosting for corporate and public clients.
Corporate Identities – Logos, Banners, E-commerce.
Streaming audio solutions provider – Radio Stations, DJs and Musicians.
Web Design for the business and personal sector
2000-2004 Internet Junction LTD Chichester, Sussex
Payroll administrator – Handled payroll for all staff at branch.
Stock management – Stock takes and ordering.
Advertising and Marketing — speeding profitability.
Dealing with customer enquiries and offering support via the
Offering guidance and tutoring with the Internet and PC use.
1998-2000 Pals Leisure Group LTD Esher, Surrey
Graphic Design Assistant
Designing of flyers, letterheads and logos.
HTML Work – tidying of website coding.
Expanded sales through marketing to countrywide agencies.
I enjoy digital photography, graphic design and creating digital dance music. I also DJ and have a
monthly residency at a bar in Southsea. I co-run a digital record label based online and create both
digital and printed flyers for promotional purposes.
I enjoy anything technology related and consider myself a bit of a “geek”, I read a lot of computer
magazines and like to stay on top with any new technology that is being used or released.