Simon Bailey – Curriculum Vitae

My name is Simon Bailey.

I am an ambitious, creative front end web developer with a passion for usability and more than 6 years experience in the web industry.
I have extensive knowledge working with HTML and CSS, and a good working knowledge of jQuery.

I am always seeking to expand my knowledge of front end web development, ensuring I can create concise solutions using the cleanest, most elegant markup possible. Currently I am learning the ins and outs of responsive web design and building on my knowledge of jQuery.

Next: Examples of work

Examples of work.

El Colo Ibiza

Front End Development

The front end build of the brand new website for El Colo Ibiza, designed by Brighton agency Homemade.

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Barmade

Front End Development

The front end build for new recruitment website Barmade, designed by Brighton agency Homemade.

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Jubilee House Chichester

Design & Development, HTML 5, WordPress

New bed & breakfast, Jubilee House in Chichester wanted a clean, simple website showcasing their beautiful bed and breakfast located in the heart of historic Chichester.

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Lily Photo

Design, Front End Development, HTML 5, WordPress

The design and build for photography website Lily Photo. This is an ongoing HTML 5 WordPress build.

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Caprica

Design & Development: ExpressionEngine

New Litigation Funding company Caprica wanted a clean, simplistic but professional website.
The site was built in ExpressionEngine and was launched in November 2011.

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iMMACULATE Clothing

Development: ExpressionEngine, Cartthrob 2, RBS WorldPay, Campaign Monitor

New athletic clothing brand iMMACULATE approached me to build their new e-commerce website to showcase and sell their new range of athletic fight tees.
The website was built in ExpressionEngine and Cartthrob 2 and was integrated with RBS WorldPay.

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My Meditation

Design & Development: WordPress, PayPal

Life & Soul Coach Simon Paul Frost wanted a simple but engaging website to offer short, affordable Meditations for instant download. The site was built in WordPress and integrated with PayPal to offer the audio meditations for download.

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TheJudge

Design & Development: ExpressionEngine

TheJudge are after the event insurers based in Horsham, West Sussex. Their requirements were for a redesign of their website to incorporate a CMS with blog functionality.
The site was built using ExpressionEngine.

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Ferring Nurseries

Design & Development: ExpressionEngine

West Sussex plant nursery Ferring Nurseries were looking to improve their outdated existing site. The new website enables Ferring to provide up-to-date content, tips and news easily to new and existing customers.

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Next: Experience

Experience.

Freelance Web Designer/Front–End Developer 2010 – 2012

The leap to freelance in October 2010 gave me the opportunity for personal development. My skills in workload and client management have vastly improved.
It has been a fantastic experience for me and I have received repeat business and multiple recommendations from my clients.

Web Designer/Front–End Developer. Cam Central. Lancing, West Sussex 2008–2010

Working as web designer/front end developer at Cam Central in Lancing, my role involved designing, developing and managing web projects from start to finish.

Search Engine Optimiser. Fresh Egg Ltd. Worthing, West Sussex 2007–2008

Responsible for all natural search optimisation for a portfolio of clients, my role at Fresh Egg involved analysis and implementation of on-site optimisation & management of campaigns on a daily basis.

Search Engine Optimiser. Spannerworks. Brighton, East Sussex 2006–2007

While with Spannerworks (now iCrossing) I worked on high profile campaigns for household names like esure insurance, Sheila’s Wheels, Sony Bravia, TUI Thomson & Late Deals.

I was responsible for all aspects of natural search optimisation for each individual campaign, and worked closely with clients to achieve set goals identified prior to campaign launch.

Next: Education & skills

Education & skills.

Education

University of Brighton, BA (Hons) Multimedia Design 2:2

Skills

  • Hand coded HTML5 & CSS3 to strict standards
  • Working knowledge of jQuery & LESS
  • Sublime Text 2, Coda & Transmit
  • Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Increasing knowledge of flexible layouts
  • Working knowledge of PHP
  • Extensive experience working with both custom, paid and open source content management systems including Wordpress & Expression Engine
  • Campaign Monitor for email marketing
  • Cartthrob 2 for e-commerce
  • 960 Grid System

Next: Interests

Interests.

In my spare time I am passionate about photography & love to travel and experience different cultures.

Also, I love to read, eat good food & blow off steam by training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

When not working or doing any of the above, I love spending time with my wife and dogs.