A brief overview of my career so far...
Currently employed at Jellyfish Digital Marketing as a senior PHP developer. Tasks range from website maintenance, scoping out new website builds to building new Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal websites from the early scoping phase to the completion phase.
Working at Jellyfish Digital Marketing, the world's largest botique agency as a middleweight PHP developer. I work with Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal websites ranging from the initial phase to the near completion phase.
Working for a digital agency in Kloof, Durban developing websites. This included responsive Wordpress websites with high WooCommerce customization and highly customized implementations of themes. Domain and DNS management were also part of the job.
I was responsible for technical expertise, website development and day-to-day operations. I did a lot of client liaising; meeting with clients about our website services. I also did website hosting and email support for over 40+ various websites over the years.
My first corporate gig working at a GIS firm in Westville as a Junior Web Developer. I was responsible for developing new websites using ASP, ASP.net and later on, PHP. I also did VB6 application development for their proprietry time-management software.
The world of web development moves quickly and one should never stop learning and enhancing their skills. Below are some short courses I've completed over the years to stay relevant:
Build 11 Projects and go from Beginner to Pro in Python with the World's Most Fun Project-Based Python Course!.
How to set up a project with Google App Engine using PHP and Python and integrate with other Google Cloud services.
Build, compose, deploy, and manage Docker containers from development to DevOps based Swarm clusters.
Linux Server Admin / Linux Administrator training using Red Hat Linux & CentOS.
Introduction course into programming in C# for beginners.
Below are some personal projects I've worked on.
I like to blog about things that interest me and are relevant to my industry. Here's my latest post:
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