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2014 – Present Senior Web Developer Oakton Consulting – Melbourne

Presently working as a Front-end developer to increase Oakton’s coverage in this area. Developing UI to integrate into Sitecore and .Net driven websites, Responsive, Desktop, and Mobile websites.

  • Front-end development – HTML5/CSS3/jQuery/.Net Razor
  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2012
  • LESS

2012 – 2013 Web Developer ANZ – Melbourne

18 month contract as a Front-end developer in the Online Releases team. I worked on the ANZ cross device mobile web site and online chat pilot, my main role was working on the major CMS upgrade project where my experience in WCM dev was utilised.

  • Front-end development – jQuery/jQueryMobile/HTML5/CSS3/XML
  • Mobile web development
  • IBM Websphere (WCM) Content management (CMS) migration
  • Solution prototyping and hand over to offshore teams
  • Liasing and managing issues with 3rd Party vendors (IBM, EditLive, GBST)
  • Technical advise on large platform architecture
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2009 – 2012 Web Developer NAB – Melbourne

Technical lead for the Digital Content Team, which created and implemented content for the nab websites. Specifically I developed complex tools and extended functionality using front-end loaded (javascript and CMS specific coding) solutions in a heavy volume, performance sensitive environment. This requires cross team coordination, closely following procedure, creative work arounds, and initiative. Other duties included prototyping and new technology investigation. There is a lot of cross platform and Mobile integration in my work, including leading a small team of developers implementing solutions I’ve devised. I also dabbled in process mapping and improvement as I come across problems.

  • Front-end development – jQuery/AJAX/HTML5/CSS3
  • Mobile web development & integration
  • Technology update research & advising
  • Delivery management of projects
  • Solution development from business requirements
  • IBM Websphere (WCM) Content management (CMS)
  • Technical Lead (trouble shooting)
  • Wordpress (CMS) customisation of theme templates

2014 Web Developer (Short term contract) - GE Capital – Melbourne

  • AWS (Amazon)
  • fuzzy logic search matching functionality for 404 pages
  • custom UI for internal shared file system

2008 – 2009 Web Developer - Fatfish – Melbourne

  • End to end website (CMS) development
  • PHP
  • Coldfusion
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • MySQL

2006 – 2008 Data Operator – Computershare – Melbourne

  • Part time work to cover the gap in Austudy

2004 – 2006 Various whilst travelling Europe

  • Like many young Australians, travelled to London and worked in a pub, using the UK as a base to travel around Europe. Also spent 3 months working in Greece. Once the money ran out, returned home to re-skill and get a real job again.

1997 - 2003 Senior Technical Consultant – Mentis Technologies - Australia

  • Started as an IT Trainee in 1997. Promoted to Technical Support leader 6 months after.
  • COBOL programming and legacy code maintenance.
  • Developed an internet based telephone technology (CallPlease).
  • Managed product investigation, along with development and testing (WAP & WML technologies).
  • Advised management on product adoption after performing evaluation.
  • Trained over 40 customers on new technologies and products.


I am constantly updating my skills, and have just set up a blog (, to stretch my web development skills and keep up with current techniques. Note that it is a very basic work in progress - all animated GIFs are purely tongue-in-cheek!

  • 2012 WC3 course on Mobile App development
  • 2006/7 Web Design and Administration (cert III & IV)
  • 2002 Introduction C++ Programming, Open Learning
  • 2000 Microsoft CSE 2000
  • 1996 Advanced Certificate of Applied Design, RMIT
  • 1992 VCE, Girton College
  • 1990 O Levels, Uplands International School, Penang (Malaysia)


I've been experimenting using a Chromebook to develop on, here's the progress :

Made in a hurry with Bootstrap