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Alan Smith

Khawaib Ahmed

Web Consultant/Developer

Profile

Web Consultant/Developer with experience in delivering websites and web applications for small and medium organisations. Experience in both open-source and proprietary software and technologies. Very keen to take on new challenges.

My goal is to continue exceeding the expectations of who I work with by adopting an entrepreneurial style and delivering expert consultative advice and solutions to find the best fit for clients.

Work Experience

Web Consultant/Developer - techUK, London

June 2012 - Present

Working as consultant and lead developer on projects with various programming languages and technologies e.g. Linux, PHP, MySQL, jQuery, Dynamics CRM, ADX Portal, SharePoint, GIT, Azure etc. Responsible for development and maintenance of organisation website and web applications. Worked as lead developer on projects where data from old CRM system was migrated to Dynamics 365 CRM and a new member portal was launched. Completed integration projects of CRM API and SharePoint API with brochure website.

Web Developer - Broadband Stakeholder Group, London

February 2012 - May 2012

Revamp of Broadband Stakeholder Group website using WordPress. Phases involved were Information gathering, planning, design, development, testing, delivery and maintenance.

Web Developer - StyleAloud, Manchester

July 2011 - February 2012

Developed and setup of an online e-Commerce system using Magento. While working for StyleAloud I learnt Magento 1 and 2 developments, migrations to version 2, Integrations with other API's and payment systems and PCI compliance.

Web developer - Wizz-it, London

March 2010 - March 2011

Added new features to Wizz-it website builder platform and fixed bugs. Worked with other developers to improve usability and existing template designs.

Facebook Application Developer - Simple Life Forms, London

January 2009 - December 2009

Development and maintenance of Facebook applications. Work involved front end development, helping backend developers, logging/fixing bugs and testing.

Marketing Administrator – Steljes, Surrey

September 2008 - December 2008

Designed and managed newsletters. Managed and updated Steljes website (Umbraco CMS). Performed analysis, evaluations and updated other company websites and proposed solutions for upgrades and to possible security risks

Web Designer/Developer - Paradex Computing Ltd, London

September 2007- September 2008

Responsible for developing websites from requirements through to test and deployment. Experience in working with clients to gather requirements, designing, proto-typing and delivering final websites. Excellent experience of PHP, Ubuntu, MySQL, Content Management Systems e.g. Joomla, Drupal and WordPress. Also worked with Magento E-Commerce and Adobe software for graphic designs.

IT Support Officer - London Borough of Camden, Camden, London

September 2006 - September 2007

Worked as IT Technician and provided support services to schools managed by Children, Schools and Families ICT Service of London Borough of Camden.

Freelance Projects

September 2006 - Present

While working on full time jobs I was also involved in many freelance projects for various clients. Some of them were charity projects where I worked for free and some were paid. I also develop and sell free and paid extensions on Joomla CMS.

Key Skills

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • AJAX
  • XML
  • SEO
  • ASP
  • GIT
  • Magento
  • Joomla
  • Drupal
  • WordPress
  • OData API
  • API Development and Integration
  • Linux/Windows servers
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Fireworks
  • Google Analytics
  • Google AdWords
  • MS Dynamics CRM
  • Office 365
  • Azure
  • PowerBI
  • Scribe

Education

Bachelor of Engineering - University of Greenwich

Computer Systems & Network Communications

Web Application Technologies, Network Infrastructures for Distributed Applications, Network Management, Project Management, Mobile Computing, Network Implementation, Security & Management Project.

References

Available on request