Who is Marc Donaldson?

Marc Donaldson is a professional PHP developer who specialises in the design & development of apps for desktop, internet, tablet and mobile devices.

Marc John Donaldson - Professional Web Developer

Marc John Donaldson

Professional Web Developer

Dolores, Spain

Current: Marc Donaldson, Coast Digital

Previous: Coast Digital, Various, Motorola

Personal Profile

I am a enthusiastic dedicated software developer with over 18 years of commercial experience in developing applications for desktop, web, intranet and extranet using a variety of different web technologies varying from PHP, ColdFusion, Flash ActionScript 2 & 3, JAVA, C#, C++, Javascript, MySQL, SQL Server and many more.

I have participated in developing large scale projects for clients such as Motorola, British Telecom, BBC and have also developed numerous projects for many sectors including real estate, recruitment, T.V., radio, telecommunications, ecommerce, email marketing and content management systems (CMS).

Specialties:PHP 4, PHP 5, C++, Zend Framework, Wordpress, Moodle, Magento, SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, JSON, XML, XHTML, Subversion, Object Orientated Programming, Coldfusion, Javascript, JAVA, HTML 4/5, CSS/CSS 3, Minimal C# and Objective-C (IPHONE Development), Dreamweaver, Eclipse

Employment History

Worked at Marc Donaldson from Apr 2011 - Present (6 years 9 months)

Marc Donaldson

Freelance Developer

Apr 2011 - Present (6 years 9 months)

My primary duties are to design and develop various projects for web, mobile and desktop using a variety of different languages which include PHP, Coldfusionn, Java, C#, Javascript and Actionscript.

Worked at Coast Digital from Apr 2011 - Present (6 years 9 months)

Coast Digital

Freelance Developer

Apr 2011 - Present (6 years 9 months)

My primary duties involed resolving issues that may occur and also developing any new modules for any of Coast Digital clients through a bug tracking system and my other duties are to quote for development projects that may be asked of me.

Worked at Coast Digital from Apr 2009 - Apr 2011 (2 years)

Coast Digital

Senior Web Developer

Apr 2009 - Apr 2011 (2 years)

My primary duties for this company involve developing a brand new CMS system in PHP based upon their existing system which was primarily developed in ColdFusion. Upon completion of the CMS system my duties involved developing a variety of different CMS modules to integrate for each client from news and event modules, to full bespoke ecommerce solutions

Worked at Various from Feb 2008 - Apr 2009 (1 year 2 months)

Various

Freelance Developer

Feb 2008 - Apr 2009 (1 year 2 months)

I am working for variety of different companies based in Oxford, Spain and UK and my core duties in these contracts are developing, and maintiaining their internet applications.

The technologies that I currently use for the development and design of these applications were SQL Server, Dreamweaver, Flash, CSS, X-HTML, Eclipse, Coldfusion, AJAX, Javascript, Visio and Word.

Worked at Motorola from Jun 2006 - Dec 2007 (1 year 7 months)

Motorola

Tools Developer

Jun 2006 - Dec 2007 (1 year 7 months)

My core duties whilst working with Motorola involved designing and maintaining their internal web applications and developed new web applications that their clients use on an every day basis. My other duties included designing and writing design documentation, test plans and database schemas for use in their tools.

The technologies that were used within the development and design of these applications were Oracle, Dreamweaver, Flash, CSS, HTML, Coldfusion, AJAX, Javascript and Visio.

Precision Web Design

Web Developer

Nov 2004 - Jun 2006 (1 year 7 months)

My core duties when working with Precision Web Design as a Web Developer / Media Director were to design and develop web applications for a variety of different clients varying from Real Estate / Television Media Company to basic personal websites which offered me a wide range of development challenges. The development technolgoies used for this company were a variety of different languages depending on the clients needs and budget.

The core development languages i used were Coldfusion / PHP / Java for server side and Javascript / CSS for client side. The database technology used throughout the web applications was MySQL. The main graphic design applications i used for design of user interface were Flash, Xara and Fireworks

Worked at Optix Solutions from Sep 2002 - Nov 2004 (2 years 2 months)

Optix Solutions

Web Developer / Designer

Sep 2002 - Nov 2004 (2 years 2 months)

My primary duties were web development in PHP, ASP, COLDFUSION, JAVA and web design using Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, and several projects that required development using Visual Basic, Visual C++, C#

Triple 8

Freelance Web Developer / Designer

Aug 2002 - Nov 2004 (2 years 3 months)

Database Integration in PHP, ASP, MYSQL, SQL
Web Design using Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks
Software Solutions using Visual Basic, Visual C++
Logo Design

Delrico Dream Homes

I.T. Manager / Web Designer

Oct 2001 - Jul 2002 (9 months)

Intranet/ Internet Solutions
Print / Media Design (i.e. Brochures, Flyers, Business Cards)
Office Administration
LAN ( Local Area Network ) Setup / Configuration
Computer Builds / Setup / Configuration

Worked at Createanet from Apr 2001 - Sep 2001 (5 months)

Createanet

Freelance Web Developer/Designer

Apr 2001 - Sep 2001 (5 months)

Database Integration using PHP, ASP, MYSQL, SQL
Web Design in Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks
Software Solutions using Visual Basic

Worked at Redwood Technologies from Sep 2000 - Mar 2001 (6 months)

Redwood Technologies

Applications Engineer

Sep 2000 - Mar 2001 (6 months)

LAN ( Local Area Network ) Setup / Configuration
Internetworking using TCP/IP
Software Solutions using Visual Basic
IVR ( Interactive Voice Response ) Development using in-house development environment
Internet/Intranet Solutions

Worked at Createanet from Mar 1998 - Aug 2000 (2 years 5 months)

Createanet

Web Site Designer

Mar 1998 - Aug 2000 (2 years 5 months)

Database Integration (i.e. PHP, ASP, MYSQL, SQL)
Web Design (i.e. Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks)
Software Solutions using Visual Basic
Web Maintenance

Education

Worked at East Devon College from Sep 1994 - Jul 1995 (10 months)

East Devon College

BTEC Courses

Sep 1994 - Jul 1995 (10 months)

BTEC National Diploma in Information Technology
BTEC First Diploma in Computer Studies

Worked at Uffculme Secondary School from Sep 1988 - Jul 1993 (4 years 10 months)

Uffculme Secondary School

Seconday School

Sep 1988 - Jul 1993 (4 years 10 months)

GCSE RSA CLAIT - All Examinations Passed,

English Language: "B",
Mathematics: "C",
Double Science: "B C"
Geography: "B",
History: "C".

Skills & Expertise

  • ActionScript 2 & 3
  • AJAX
  • C#
  • C++
  • Coldfusion
  • Cross Browser Support
  • CSS 2 / 3
  • Drupal
  • Flash
  • Git
  • HTML
  • HTML 5
  • Java
  • jQuery
  • JSON
  • Magento
  • Mobile Responsive Design
  • Moodle
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • Subversion
  • Wordpress
  • XHTML
  • XML
 

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