my name is Rusty

Web Consultant.

Enthusiastic, flexible and self-motivated professional with over eight years experience developing and project managing on open source frameworks such as Magento, Drupal and Wordpress.

A confident communicator with clear presentation skills and excellent report writing abilities. A natural problem solver with strong experience managing relationships with remote developers and designers on varied web projects, using sites such as 'Elance' and 'Get a Freelancer'.

Phone : Please email. Mail : rusty@rustyweb.info

about

Education & Employment

1st Class Hons. Multimedia Design and Technology with Animation

Studied as a mature student at the University of Kent. Coursework included visual communication, interaction design, software development, internet programming, visual effects and compositing, virtual worlds and 3D modelling. My specialist subject was web development. The University taught .NET with no focus on open source technologies. My final year project was a Drupal Website using open source technologies.

2007-2010

Web Developer @ Deeson Group

Found employment immediatley after graduation working as a full-time web developer with Deesons Group. A veteran publishing house based in Canterbury with a fast growing web division.
Specialists in open source technologies (Drupal & Magento) utilising agile methodologies.

2010 - 2012

Background & Freelancing

My Previous Jobs

Prior to retraining at University,
I was employed in the following industries:

Catering (Chef in the Savoy); Politics (Electoral Reform Society); Television (Take 1 Transcription Services); Education (Davis Learning Disabilities) and Holistic Health (Reflexologist & Hypnotherapist and NLP practitioner) amongst other avenues.

1998 to present

Recently

Worked as a successful freelancer on various projects with a list of clients built up since University days. Business grew from developing, maintaining and building websites to contracting, consulting and project managing remote developers and designers sourced from freelancing sites.

Present day

Gave it all up to get married and move to Malawi (that's in Africa!). Now one year later, feeling ready to dive back in!

A disciplined freelancer takes pride in their work; is reliable, communicates effectively and meets every deadline.

Services

You need to find someone you can trust to do the job at a fair price as quickly as possible and to a high standard. Provide clear advice on any web-related issues. Speak in a language you can relate to and keep the jargon to a minimum. As a web consultant, the service I provide is to take your requirements and outsource them to trusted specialists and report back with ongoing updates to keep you informed until the project is complete.

Design

Simple flash banners to full blown E-commerce websites and everything in between. Rebranding and logo design, email campaigns, mobile and app designs. Quotes on request.

Development

One page responsive sites to full blown E-commerce sites with all the trimmings. Upgrades, rebuilds, and migration. Web applications. Quotes on Request

Server Admin & Hosting

Web hosting advice and support. Linux, Apache, SQL / Database management. Cpanel or WHM administration. Quotes on Request

SEO Services

Organic search, Adwords, Local search, Video search, Image search. White Hat Only. Google Analytics, PPC, White Label, Content Writing. Quotes on Request

Other Media Services

Having studied a degree in Multimedia Design with Animation, I am in contact with professionals working with many forms of media including photography, gaming, video editing, compositing and animation. Quotes on Request

Social Media

Only if it is part of a bigger project, like a new web-build or a re-brand. I outsource this work to trusted peers. Quotes on Request

Skills

How I spend my time

Web Development
Magento
Drupal
Wordpress
Project Management
Web Design
Server Administration
Data Entry
AV Editing

Skills

I used to have the skills to complete most jobs. As the web grows and new tools come out - it can get very complex very quickly. It is now more effective to outsource the jobs, keeping strict control the

  • Magento
  • Drupal
  • Wordpress
  • E-commerce
  • SEO Services
  • Server Admin & Hosting
  • Migration & Rebuilds
  • Wire-framing & Mockups
  • Research & Development
  • Report Writing
  • XHTML/CSS
  • JQuery/Javascript
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Linux/Apache
  • WHM/C-panel Hosting
  • Abode Design Suite Tools
  • Final Cut Pro/Video Editing
  • Maya 3D

portfolio

Below you will find a few of the sites I have worked in the past months without non disclosure agreements.

  • Beer Merchants – E-Commerce

  • Fireproplus – E-Commerce

  • Flesh Tunnel – E-Commerce

  • Silk Wedding Designs – E-Commerce

Contact

I can always be contacted through my email. This contact form will send your message directly to me. I check my email regularly (twice to three times an hour from 7am to 11pm most days). If you have any queries, would like to make contact or discuss a possible job - please do not hesitate to contact me via this form.

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Contact Information

Email : rusty@rustyweb.info
Web : www.rustyweb.info
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