My Resume

Skills, achievements and experiences

designs@ramzan.com 07894 802650
Ramzan is a freelance web designer who specialises in creating unique, eye-catching and professional websites.

My CV / Resumé

About Me

I am a freelance graphics and website designer based in the UK, who specialises in creating intuitive and user friendly websites. My websites are designed from the ground-up with SEO, accessibility and W3C best-practices in mind.

As a web developer I am experienced with XHTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, PHP, MySQL and AJAX.

Education & Qualifications

PhD – Materials Research – University of Leeds (Oct 1998 to Dec 2002)

Analytical research based on the characterisation of electroceramic material microstructures using chemical, physical and electrical spectroscopy techniques.

BEng HONS – Elect. and Comms Eng. – University of Leeds (June 1995 to Sept 1998)

Engineering degree with broad range of modules including: computer programming studies; RF electronic engineering; communications theory and fibre-optic systems.

Skills

Web / Graphics design

  • Professional Web Designs
  • XHTML / CSS
  • W3C Standards Coding
  • Web 2.0 Application Development
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
  • Front-End Development
  • Back-End Development
  • Web Animations

Programming languages

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • AJAX
  • Javascript / JQuery
  • Java / Android
  • C# / Visual Studio .NET
  • Adobe ActionScript

Multimedia Software

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Fireworks
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Flash
  • 3d Studio Max

CMS and ecommerce

  • Drupal
  • Joomla
  • Wordpress
  • osCommerce
  • Magento

Experience

Website Design – Heating Spares 247 (Sept 2010 to Apr 2011)

  • Complete overhaul of existing ecommerce website to modern look using advanced CSS3 styles and STS themes
  • Modification of osCommerce modules to optimise SEO on key manufacturer and product pages
  • Development of custom PHP and Javascript applications for Customer Services and Competitor Analysis
  • Production of W3C standardised markup and additional templates for aiding future updates
  • Implementation of Flash, Javascript/JQuery and PHP-driven animations for marketing purposes
  • Creation of XML, ROR and HTML sitemaps for search engine optimisation
  • Analysis of web traffic using Google Analytics to optimise SEO and target users on other platforms
  • SEO optimisation by refining title, keyword and text content on various key product pages
  • Design and implementation of information databases for 3rd party customers
  • Design of web-integrated SMS system for Customer Service and Marketing applications
  • Website, DNS and MySQL database management and on-going maintenance

Website Coding – My Activity PAL (Nov 2009 to Feb 2010)

  • Liaison with customer to implement website design on PHP-driven website
  • Implementation of Javascript & JQuery based rollovers and transitions
  • Creative use of JQuery and CSS3 to produce advanced forms with styled 'auto-tip' features
  • Use of CSS3 features to produce advanced styling
  • Creation of HTML sitemaps for user navigation and SEO benefit

Website Design – RFIDiom (May 2009 to July 2009)

  • Graphical design, layout and coding of specialist IT based website using XHTML / CSS
  • Design of flash-based animations for illustration and demos
  • Logo design for website, business cards and stationary
  • SEO optimisation by refining title, keyword and text content
  • Textual content proof-reading and scientific validation

References

David Read

Simon Howell