Hi there, my name is Alex Chen and I am a web developer living in Auckland, New Zealand. With several years of web development working experience, my passion on web developing have not been reduced, which keeps pushing me to always try and learn new skills.

For example, I have built a travel blog WordPress theme in order to further my skills in WordPress. I very enjoyed the process in building the theme and even appreciate to have it completed. Lots of knowledge can be learnt and could be used in future customization. I also found Business Catalyst having great potential market, which is a got flexible and powerful CMS. Some great portfolio have been done by me.

I am a graduate student from University of Auckland majoring Computer Science, and a web designer and developer from Media Design School. I have lots of coding (including Java, C++, HTML5, PHP, JavaScript, Flash, Actionscript etc.) and designing (using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Firework) experience by finishing my courses. They gave me an introduction to programming world, and greatly helped my understanding to other computing languages.

Working History

Tin Soldier (2014 – Current)

1. Project produced on various platforms including Concrete5, WordPress, Custom CMS platform(built on Coldfusion), Magento on both backend and front end.
2. Problem solving/debugging for clients.
3. Web maintenance/testing.
4. Web technical spec advice and consulting.

Clickthrough (2012-2014)

1. Web development on content management system such as WordPress, Business Catalyst, Drupal, and also series of HTML websites for large enterprises.
2. General web maintenance plus website functionality add-on.
3. Website troubleshooting.

MyBiz (2011)

1. Project / Website Development & Updates, open source includes HTML, PHP, WordPress Content Management System, Javascript, E-commerce
2. Development Team Leader / Overseer
3. Web design, photo editing
4. Troubleshooting
5. Technical Advice
6. Flash developing

Internet Agency (2011)

1. Web developing through WordPress Content Management System and Dreamweaver
2. Web themes design through Artisteer
3. Improving the visibility of a website in search engines via Search Engine Optimization

Jaytech Internet Solutions Ltd (2010)

1. Website administration development using php, MySQL
2. Javascript implementation
3. Register and Application form validation

Xalta Media Ltd (2009)

1. Built up the whole flash from scratch. (It provides all the details of wines and recipes, through a search engine. On the other hand, it gives recommended recipes and cheeses to a wine, and recommended wines to a recipe.) Technical skills include Flash as3, XML, PHP and MySQL.
2. Built up PHP web administration

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Majoring in Computer Science – The University of Auckland
  • Diploma of Digital Media Certificate – Media Design School

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