Umut Ahmet

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

Specialising in Front End Development, Umut has 7+ years experience working for digital agencies in London. Umut has been exposed to various technologies across the board. He is most passionate about working closely with designers and bringing web designs to life but isn't afraid to get knee deep in PHP and shell scripts to either build a site from the ground up or to simply help out with back end development. He enjoys keeping up with the ever-changing landscape of the industry and can work alone just as well as working within a team. Along with great communication skills Umut has attended meetings where client facing is involved and enjoys mediating between the development team and other teams to ensure projects are understood by everyone involved. Skills Strong JavaScript, CSS3 and HTML5 experience. Including: jQuery, Require.js, Backbone.js, Node.js, Grunt, LESS & SASS. Strong responsive design experience and extensive development with Twitter Bootstrap. Experience within an Agile & SCRUM environments. Version control - SVN & Git. Very comfortable with CLI *nix environments. PHP / MVC Framework experience. Including: codeigniter, Laravel, wordpress. Good experience with MySql and DB schema design. Experience with Shopify / Liquid templating. Comfortable with Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop. Key Skills and Competencies Ability to work in a fast paced environments. Proven ability to hand code and build web sites and applications. Able to work with diverse clients, either commercial or public sectors. Can explain technical issues clearly too non technical colleagues & clients.

Skills

 

  • Programming
  • Web Development
  • Web Programming
  • Mobile
  • CSS
  • Html
  • Javascript
  • PHP
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Jquery
  • Server Administration
  • Scrum
  • Backbonejs
  • Agile

Work history

Currently

Web Developer

Codegent

Mar 2011
  • Duties Tech: Transferring / templating designs from PSD. Ensuring site usability, SEO, web standards and browser compatibility. Site maintenance for new and existing clients. Working with server side technologies such as PHP and using frameworks with the MVC model including Codeigniter and Laravel. Working with Wordpress sites, also creating widgets and plugins. Deploying projects from dev to live environments. Using Adobe Photoshop to amend or slice out elements for web development. Team: Attend client facing meetings. Liaise with project managers and junior developers. Showing juniors the ropes and ensuring clean, concise code. Working within a SCRUM or agile process.

2010

Web Designer & Developer

White Loop

Jun 2007 - Jul 2010
  • Transferring / templating designs from PSD. Ensuring site usability, SEO, web standards and browser compatibility. Site maintenance for new and existing clients. Working with PHP with limited exposure to the MVC Using Adobe Photoshop to design and slice out elements for development.

Education

2007

Multimedia Technology and Applications

London Metropolitan University

Aug 2004 - Apr 2007