Portfolio

  •  Jo Carter
  • Joint Development Team Leader (PHP5 and Symfony developer), London
  • work@jocarter.co.uk

Holler Digital Ltd. (January 2011 - November 2014)

Responsible for developing and styling new websites and Facebook applications (using Symfony 1.4 and Symfony2) for a variety of clients; including writing functional and technical specifications for projects. Also responsible for setting up live server environments with nginx and Apache2.

The latest items I've worked on are:


  • innocent drinks - global - completed on 2 Jun 2014
  • the innocent foundation - completed on 20 Dec 2013
  • innocent Chain of Good - completed on 19 Dec 2013

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Freelance Senior Developer (November 2011 - January 2011)

Freelance development for Skive Group Ltd and Albion London Ltd. Work included maintenance on existing client sites, building a custom CMS solution in Symfony 1.4, development of a custom webservice for radio stations and customisation of an asset management system for a brand site.

The last items I worked on were:


  • Jose Cuervo Brand site - completed on 11 Jan 2011
  • Aviva BIG - completed on 15 Dec 2010

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Pod1 Ltd. - Digital Media Agency (June 2007 - September 2010)

Responsible for maintaining and developing a selection of e-commerce and content managed websites for a variety of clients primarily in the fashion and holiday industries; including proposing new solutions for existing clients, and writing functional and technical specifications for projects. Development in PHP5 (with MySQL), using both a custom framework solution and an open source framework, Symfony (with database abstraction using both Propel and Doctrine).

The last items I worked on were:


  • Barcel√≥ Hotels & Resorts - completed on 12 Aug 2010
  • Chic Outlet Shopping - completed on 25 Jan 2010
  • Sani Resort - completed on 27 Nov 2009

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Personal Projects

These include a collection of tools for Packrat (a virtual social collection-based game on Facebook) and other games (inc Cities). The Packrat Tools include a MOO Sticker generator (using the MOO API - currently disabled); a Market Tracker, which uses a cron job that scrapes information from the site (with permission); an Information tool, which displays recipes and market information for the cards; and a Mockup generator. They have been received well by the Packrat community, and the developers of the game.

The latest items I've worked on are:


  • Daisy and Chris's wedding site - completed on 31 Jul 2011
  • Packrat Mockups - completed on 7 Dec 2009
  • Packrat Recipes & Card Info - completed on 4 Aug 2009

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Mind Candy Design Ltd. (March 2006 - June 2007)

Responsible for maintaining and developing many websites used for Perplex City, an online alternate reality game (ARG); and a website used for the BBC Big Weekend ARG. Also involved in the alpha stages of the development for Moshi Monsters.

The last items I worked on were:


  • Perplex City Stories - completed on 5 Jun 2007
  • Perplex City Post Office - completed on 9 May 2007
  • Wayback @ Perplex City Stories - completed on 4 May 2007

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University of Nottingham MSc in Information Technology (2000 - 2005)

The last items I worked on were:


  • Dissertation: Hyperstructure Image Organiser - completed on 19 Sep 2005
  • The jim++ Interpreter - completed on 8 Jun 2005
  • Online Application System - completed on 13 May 2005

View all 10 examples of my work in this section