Hello, I'm Ross Belcher
Web Designer/Developer
Computer Technician
About me I am a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual from Cardiff with working knowledge of several web based languages. If you are looking for a project that not only looks good but also works beautifully back end, I am the person for the job. I take my work very seriously and have a keen eye for detail. Although I work excellently on my own, I also thrive working as part of a team and always enjoy learning new skills - constantly pushing myself forward.
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Skill Summary

Front End Development

Core Skills
      HTML4/5
      CSS2/3
      Bootstrap
      JavaScript
                  Object Orientated JS
                  AJAX
                  JSON
                  jQuery
                  MooTools
Techniques
      Web Standards
      Accessibility
      Cross Browser Compliance
      Wireframing


Back End Development

Core Skills
      PHP (4/5)
      MySQL
      XML
      Frameworks
                  CakePHP
Techniques
      Object-Orientated Design
      Design Patterns
      MVC Architecture
      Database Design
      Linux Server
      API's: Twitter, Facebook, etc

Work Experience

ZingZine
Business Owner
ZingZine is a full service web design agency based in Cardiff. Wherever you are in the world, we can help. We offer bespoke web design and development, e-commerce, business card design, advertising design, print design, marketing, mobile web design, seo, tech support and more.

Services we offer:

  • Web Design
  • Web Development
  • SEO
  • Branding
  • Responsive Design
  • Marketing
  • E-Commerce
  • Printed Literature

  • ZingZine Dashboard
    Designer/Developer
    ZingZine Dashboard is a content management system designed and developed by myself. The Dashboard is designed with ease of use being priority and is adaptable to any kind of website from E-Commerce to financial systems. It is only available to clients of ZingZine.

    Technologies:

  • PHP
  • SQL
  • Bootstrap
  • ZingZine PHP Framework
  • Google API
  • Facebook API
  • Twitter API

  • Robert Rowett Architectural Services
    Web Designer/Developer, Technician
    I currently am developing a brand new website for Robert Rowett Architectural Services. It is a complete site redesign and comes with ZingZine's own Content Management System where they can add/edit projects and update various parts of their site.

    Services:

  • Web Design (Responsive)
  • Web Development
  • Content Management System
  • Database Integration (SQL)
  • Marketing
  • SEO
  • Social Media Managment


  • Previously I was a technician for Robert Rowett but since moving to Cardiff this is no longer viable. This included maintaining their network, setting up media servers, software troubleshooting and replacing parts in their computers.


    Crib Box Cornish Pasties
    Web Design, General Employee
    I created a brand new website for Crib Box Cornish Pasties which comes with a management system where they can edit the site. I have also developed financial software which is tailored to their needs. Media for print was also designed in the form of a poster that displays all the various products and prices.

    Services:

  • Web Design
  • Web Development (PHP)
  • Content Management System
  • Financial System
  • Database Integration (SQL)
  • Marketing
  • SEO
  • Social Media Management
  • Printed Literature
  • Technical Support

  • Hay Nurseries
    Web Developer, Technician
    I have done the back-end development and created a content management system where they can edit any part of their website and update stock content. This also allows people to place orders directly from the website. I am also their main point of contact for anything hardware/software related. This can include replacement hardware and installation, security, remote software support and network solutions.

    Services:

  • Web development (PHP)
  • Content Management System
  • Database Integration (SQL)
  • SEO
  • Hardware/Software

  • My Little Octopus
    Web Development
    My Little Octopus required a website that allowed them to showcase various children's activities in Cardiff. The website included a messaging system, events system, blog, forums, advertisements, SEO, full Content Management System and a user registration system. Unfortunately this website is no longer live due to the owners not having enough time to run it. For this site I worked on back-end development.


    IMeCS
    Web Design/Development
    IMeCS was my biggest and most ambitious job. I was tasked with creating a teaching platform for medical students. This website featured a video conferencing system to allow teaching to students all over the world. It had an extensive list of features including forums, messaging system, complex user enrolment and management system, file hosting system, events and notification system and a secure payments system. Due to the owner not being able to find enough teaching staff IMeCS no longer exists. A reference can be given for this job if requested.


    Various Computer Related Jobs
    I have completed a number of computer related jobs that vary from technical support over the phone, in person or by email, full system builds that include custom computer modifications like LED lighting and computer repairs. References can be given if requested.

    Education

    Truro College
    2009 - 2011

    • Communication and Employability Skills for IT
    • Computer Systems
    • Information Systems
    • IT Systems Analysis and Design
    • Principles of Software Design and Development
    • Advanced Database Skills
    • Advanced Spreadsheet Skills
    • Computer Architecture
    • Client Side Customisation Of Web Pages
    • Developing Computer Games
    • Organisational Systems Security
    • Maintaining Computer Systems
    • Web Server Scripting
    • Installing and Upgrading Software
    • Digital Graphics and Computers
    • Computer Animation
    • Principles of Computer Networks

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