ASP International – Association of Surfing Professionals

Senior Web Developer

April 2006 – May 2013

Responsible for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of the ASP International website, the ASP World Surfing Awards website, the ASP Regional websites, the ASP ecommerce store and a flexible custom built CMS solution for ASP event websites. Direct responsibilities included:

  • PHP, HTML, XHTML, XML, CSS, Flash, Javascript and jQuery development
  • Mysql database design, development, maintenance and backup procedures
  • Monitoring, management and maintenance of hosting servers and services
  • Wordpress theme and plug-in development
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Management of RSS services
  • Implementation, management and reporting of Google Analytics
  • Integration, development, management and reporting of Google Adsense advertising platform
  • Design, API development, implementation and management of social networking channels including Facebook and Twitter
  • Design, implementation and maintenance of Pixaria, a Digital Asset Management solution for the ASP Media Department
  • Design, video production and optimization for the ASP Youtube channel

EMAP Australia

Web Developer

January 2004 – February 2006

Responsible for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of custom built CMS solutions for various EMAP publications including Tracks magazine, Australian Dirtbike magazine, FHM magazine, Empire magazine, New Woman magazine, Mother & Baby magazine. Direct responsibilities included:

  • PHP, HTML, XHTML, XML, CSS, Javascript and Flash development
  • Mysql database design, development, maintenance and backup procedures
  • Monitoring, management and maintenance of hosting servers and services
  • Implementation, management and reporting of Google Analytics
  • Design, development, implementation and administration of public online forums for various publications
  • Video production and web optimization

University of Newcastle

Academic Staff

February 2003 – January 2004

During my employment with the Newcastle University I was responsible for teaching various Information Systems subjects for the School of Behavioural Sciences. Some of the core components of the course which I taught students included Webpage Design, Informational Networks, Databases, Spreadsheets, Word Processing and descriptive statistical software.


Internet Image

Web Developer

July 1999 - May 2001

During my employment at Internet Image, I was directly responsible for the development of database-driven websites and custom Content Management Systems. Direct responsibilities included:

  • PHP, HTML, XML, CSS, and Javascript development
  • Mysql database design, development and maintenance
  • Liaising with clients to determine specific requirements
  • Content writing, editing and proofreading
  • Graphic design, manipulation and optimization
  • Teaching clients and staff to use the Content Management System for their websites