Scott Brown

Based in the heart of West Yorkshire

A full stack developer with 18+ years of professional experience.

A clear and effective communicator able to gauge, decipher and understand clients' requirements then to design, build and deploy websites and web applications that exceed expectations.

10+ years' experience with Laravel.

15+ years' experience with OOP PHP.

20+ years' experience with HTML, CSS and Javascript.

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Skills

Languages & Frameworks

  • HTML
  • PHP
  • Laravel
  • Livewire
  • Inertia
  • PHPUnit/Pest
  • Wordpress
  • Javascript
  • React
  • Alpine
  • jQuery
  • CSS
  • Tailwind
  • Bootstrap
  • SQL

Design

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Lightroom Classic
  • Photography

GitHub links

Personal GitHub

Employment History

UKCaravans4Hire, 2023 - Present

Senior Web Developer (June 2024 - Present)
Web Developer (November 2023 - May 2024)
Key Achievements

Integrating the Hubspot CRM via API to handle historic and real-time transfer of data to help the marketing team to target their communications more effectively.

Implementing functionality to enable caravan owners remain compliant with local and national licensing and tax laws.

Being part of a team, collaborating on decisions in regards to the future tech stack, reviewing others' code and guiding less experienced developers.

LSi Ltd, 2007 - 2023

Lead Developer (April 2017 - November 2023)
Web Developer (February 2011 - April 2017)
Web Designer (November 2007 - February 2011)

Creating websites, web applications and APIs for the company and its clients.

After many years at LSi Ltd, I felt I needed a change of scenery and the opportunity to work with other developers with a similar level of experience to my own. I maintain a close relationship with LSi and still work with them on a consultancy basis.

Key Achievements

Taking a company with a negligible online presence to one that currently possesses and maintains 50+ websites for a diverse array of national and international clients built on varying technologies.

Controlling all technical decision making when it comes to web infrastructure, moving from basic static shared hosting and FTP transfer to a fully-cloud based, database and/or API driven, continuous development methodology.

Creating an integrated, themeable content management and shopping basket system able to support retail and business-to-business websites for companies as diverse as LNER, J├Ągermeister and Fujitsu.

Built bespoke web applications for use internally and externally to improve efficiency through automation and data preparation, reformatting and auto-reporting.

Being an integral part of a team, linking sales, marketing, graphic design, print and distribution.

Contributing as part of a team to formulate and build the retail systems that offer print-ready artwork to the internal print house.

Being a mentor and guide for younger developers as they learn and improve.

Aquarline Ltd, 2006 - 2007

Web Developer

Creating a business-to-business wholesale website and building a retail presence.

Key Achievements

Designing, building and maintaining two brand new websites using a technology stack I'd not encountered before.

Learning PHP and database-driven website design.

Photographing and Photoshopping products to create a 16 page print catalogue.

Coordinating a team in multiple locations from the warehouse to shop front to ensure orders were picked, packed and dispatched efficiently.

Selected happy clients

Cummins Fujitsu Lner Mast Jagermeister Nhs Employers Northern Rail Shakespeares Globe Sharp Total Energies

Hobbies & Interests

I enjoy hiking and photography and have, in the past, kept websites featuring these using various technologies. I enjoy playing, watching and composing music. I am a fan of many different sports.

Get in contact

Feel free to send an email to me at .