Provided technical leadership to the Haymarket development team on the complete rebuild of What H-iFi on Drupal 7. What Hi-Fi is recognised as the world's leading independent guide to buying and owning hi-fi and home entertainment products. Project highlights include: New responsive design; Custom search using Solr; Improve product information; Integration with 3rd parties such as Bazaarvoice, Janrain and Aspire; content migration; advanced Drupal deployment.
Consulting and implementation of phase 3 of development for a popular membership and events website, based on Drupal 7 Ubercart. Multiple improvements including optimising the e-commerce purchasing funnel, multistep process for user profile creation and a business directory.
Worked with the Haymarket Media development team on a ground up rebuild and content migration of the global website for the world’s biggest football magazine. Fully responsive and internationalised Drupal 7 site.
Master Drupal Development
Author of Master Drupal 7 Module Development which teaches developers how to climb the Drupal learning curve and create custom modules.
Worked with Dennis Publishing to re-launch magazine websites on a custom Drupal distribution: ITPro, Carbuyer, Men's Fitness
Provided technical leadership for the ground up rebuild and content migration of the website for the world's oldest car magazine, Autocar, on Drupal 7
Added new features to NBC Universal's global Drupal platform. Increased page views with custom quiz. Improved efficiency of the development process by consulting with the business and setting up the Scrum methodology.
Provided technical leadership for the development of a social networking application for leading financial research firm, Defaqto. Included heavy integration with 3rd party system for financial data, the launch of Star Ratings, Mortgage Calculator, Product Finder and Adviser homepage. Conducted a SEO audit and workshop for development team on how to improve technical SEO of the site. Conducted a site performance review.
Take a Break
Built Drupal website for the UK's biggest selling women's magazine, Take a Break. Trained editors & content creators on how to use Drupal to manage content effectively. Improved editorial workflows, increasing accuracy and saving valuable time. Integrated with 3rd party system to automate the creation and entries for online competitions, saving valuable staff time and eliminating human error
Built Drupal website for the UK's biggest selling magazine, TV Choice. Trained editors & content creators on how to use Drupal to manage content effectively.
Eat In Magazine
Designed and built Drupal website for new food magazine, Eat In.
H Bauer Publishing
Developed corporate website for one of the leading magazine publishers in the UK, H Bauer Publishing.
Young Fiction Writer of the Year
Built Drupal website for Young Fiction Writer of the Year awards to collect entries and announce the winners.
Designed and developed lead generation website for Playpeople Playgroup which increased attendees at the playgroup.
Sugar Plum Bakes
Designed and developed lead generation website for Sugar Plum Bakes which increased qualified leads, resulting in additional cake orders.
Increased sales for uSwitch.com site through conversion optimisation, product development, commercial development and PR.
Designed, wrote copy and optimised conversion rate for call to actions. Run an email newsletter for the Drupal community
One Building Solutions
Designed and developed lead generation website for One Building Solutions which increased qualified leads, resulting in additional sales. Advised on online marketing strategies.
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