Hi, my name is Matt

I'm a Web Developer from Bedfordshire and I work as a short term contractor in the Herts/Beds/Bucks/London area.

I do both Front-End and Back-End development and a little bit of UX and Web Design. I also do some sysadmin too.

I'm currently completing a short term contracting role and am unavailable for hire. I keep my hiring status up to date on this page and my LinkedIn so keep an eye on them if you'd like to hire me, send me an email if you'd like to reach out!

My Skills


  • HTML5
  • CSS3 w/ SCSS
  • Javascript
  • jQuery
  • Backbone.js
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • Yeoman, Bower and Grunt workflow
  • Mobile Web (inc. Responsiveness)
  • Page Load Optimisation


  • PHP
  • CakePHP
  • Wordpress
  • Node.js
  • Express.js
  • MongoDB w/ Mongoose
  • MySQL


  • Unix/Linux
  • Web Server Setup/Config/Optimisation (LAMP or Nginx)
  • SSL Certificate Installation


  • Source Control (Git, Hg, SVN)
  • Photoshop
  • Moqups

My Experience

Cain Media


Freelancer / Contractor

Freelancing and contracting for various clients doing both front-end and back-end development.

Shop Direct


Front-End Developer

14 months spent at Shop Direct in Liverpool, helping to create new, better versions of all of their web properties (Very, Littlewoods, isme and more), including new mobile sites.



Javascript Subject Expert

Contracting work writing Javascript questions for pre-interview assessment tests.

Lancaster University


Computer Science (BSc)

3 Year Computer Science degree. 2:1 achieved.

My Bedroom



Developed several Flash and PHP games and other long gone websites.