Kevin Doocey

Web Developer |

ABOUT

Web Developer with years experience creating web applications ranging from CMS-driven to static sites. Sports fan with an allegiance to Newcastle United FC. Living & working in New York City.

EXPERIENCE

Web Developer
NewsCred. (newscred.com)

Strenghtened the company’s CMS offering with custom-built WordPress-powered sites. Utilize best development workflow practices to ensure clean, maintainble code. Implement new feature additions, and provide ongoing support for existing apps. Propose design ideas in conjunction with in-house design team. Work in a LAMP stack, including setting up and configuring cloud-based servers, migrating new client sites, optimizing applications for best web practices (SEO and speed). Integrate various analytical site-wide tracking to measure site metrics & drive conversions. (Google Analytics, Marketo).

2016 - 2017

Web Designer & Developer
designwest (designwest.ie).

Responsible for meeting with various clients to discuss website requirements before liasing with the company’s design team to produce fully-responsive, state-of-the-art web applications. Prepared domains & hosting environments for websites. Designed & developed secure, aesthetically pleasing sites. Debugged/fixed various website errors – from database to front-end. Utilized various CMS’ and custom built plugins to ensure professional UI and UX.

2014 - 2016

Web Developer
Freelance.

Developed a number of successful websites including award-nominated blog, TYNE TIME. Also completed various web projects for business clients in Ireland, Malaysia, Australia, and USA.

2012 - PRESENT

View the rest of my experience, and connect with me on LinkedIn.

SKILLS

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Git, and all that other development good stuff.
Analytics: Google Analytics, Marketo, etc.


PORTFOLIO

TYNE TIME (PERSONAL BLOG)

Established in January 2009, Tyne Time is one of the most respected Newcastle United Blogs on the internet. Covering opinion pieces on the biggest football club in the North East of England, this WordPress powered blog, hosted on a dedicated cloud server, has amassed millions of visits and continues to provide top quality content for its dedicated readership.

WordPress, Adobe Photoshop, PHP

Dempsey Heating & Plumbing

An eloquent WordPress-powered website for a heating and plumbing business who were looking to improve their online presence. I worked with the client to figure out their project requirements, and design preferences before prototyping an initial mock-up of the project. Fully-responsive and browser standards compliant. SEO optimised.

PHP, WordPress, Adobe Photoshop, VPS Hosting

WORLD CUP TODAY

To mark the world's biggest footballing event, I set myself the challenge of creating an engaging and fully responsive website that could cater for followers of the 2014 World Cup. Using WordPress and a cloud host, World Cup today raked in thousands of visits, with Search Engines proving a major source as I tried out various SEO techniques which resulted in the site ranking very high for competitive search terms.

SEO, Responsive Design, WordPress

SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL

Assigned as a year-long project as part of my Masters, I teamed up with four other classmates to set about creating a database driven, web service directory for the Galway branch of Saint Vincent de Paul. The purpose of the design was to be extremely simplistic for the given target-group and ensuring that the members of the charity could use the service with ease. The project was completed on time, and regarded as a success by both the charity and the development team.

MySQL, PHP, WordPress, Adobe Photoshop

EPER12X.COM

Eper12x is a site I was asked to design and develop for an American marketing guru. The intention of the site to to promote his skillset and an online course which he is offering. In order to provide an ecommerce faciliity I needed to integrate a payment gateway and custom user login areas. The end product was a good-looking product which has resulted in a substantial increase in sales for the client.

MySQL, PHP, WordPress, Adobe Photoshop


EDUCATION

MSc. Information Systems Management
National University of Ireland, Galway.

JUNE 2014

BA Hons, English & Information Technology
National University of Ireland, Galway.

JUNE 2013


CONTACT

Email

Address
Woodside,
Queens,
New York.

Phone
617-five nine nine-73 zero 6.

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Created using open source code & a touch of creativity!.