Name: Lance Taylor
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Likes: Healthy food, innovative music, ebay, science fiction, computers.
Dislikes: Television, error messages, global warming, rain.
Interests: Technology, culture, history, nature, politics.
Hobbies: Design, travel, camping, cycling, writing music, writing fiction.
I have been involved in web design and development since 1999. Through commercial experience and formal education, I have covered many areas and developed my skills and knowledge base to a professional level. I can now complete every stage of the process but specialise in coding both front and back end. I have created many web sites working full time, freelance and also as a hobby. The best thing about this industry is that it allows me to use my technical ability in a creative way. I am very versatile and can adapt to new technologies and scripting languages quickly.
My intensive interest and commercial involvement in this industry began when I completed my HND in Multimedia Computing in 2000, and took up full time employment designing and developing websites. I later returned to university to complete my education, and graduated with a 1st Class BSc Honors in Web Development.
I supported myself during my studies with continued commercial web development work on a freelance basis.
Coming from a multimedia background, I have an understanding of many key factors which are essential to creating a successful web site. In particular, usability considerations and the overall user experience are of the greatest importance when developing new systems.
If you would like me to work on your project, then please contact me with some details.
BSc. Hons. 1st Class: Web Development
|Course Title||Content||Final Grade|
|Introduction to Database Systems||SQL & Database Design||A|
|Web Site Development||ASP, VBScript||A|
|Web Server Technology||Perl, PHP, XAMP||A|
|Server Technologies||IIS, Windows Server, Networking||B1|
|Unix System Administration||Unix/Linux||A|
|Component Software for Business||Component Design, OOP, VB Script, ASP||B1|
|Professional & Ethical Issues in Computing||As title||A|
|Advanced Flash Production||Actionscript 3, OOP||A|
|Dynamic Web Technologies||Python||A|
|Server Side Systems||ASP.NET||A|
|Internet Technologies||Various (Java etc.)||B1|
|Web Development 4 Project||Dissertation, PHP||A|
HNC Multimedia Comp:
Multimedia Apps Design
HND Multimedia Comp:
Digital Video Techniques
Computer Animation 2D
HCI: Design & Evaluation
Digital Audio Techniques
Computer Animation 3D
Employer: Thomson Reuters
Dates: March 2012 - Present
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Dates: Sep 2010 - Dec 2011
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Employer: A Web Design
Dates: Mar 2007 - Aug 2009
Dates: Jun 2000 - Mar 2007