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December 11, 2003


Paul Grave
5 Ederoyd Avenue
Leeds LS28 7QY

Mobile tel.: 07799 063635
Home tel.: 0113 3680248


Experienced front-end web developer seeking a web/software developer role where I will have the opportunity to increase my knowledge of server side technologies (.Net/PHP/JSP).

Technology/Application Skills

  • Extensive experience of writing standards compliantHTML/CSS (3+ years commercial experience)
  • Extensive experience of writing Javascript (3+ years commercial experience)
  • Extensive experience of using Dreamweaver 4/MX/2004(3+ years commercial experience)
  • Currently learning Visual Studio .Net , ASP .NET and C# and have been using these applications/technologies within my role at La Redoute (6 months)
  • Good knowledge of Flash and ActionScript (2.5+ years)
  • Utilising SQL Server and MySQL for C# projects (6 months)
  • Writing SQL to provide analysis of commercial animations (2+ years commercial experience)
  • Learning/using PHP for home web projects (12 months)
  • Extensive experience of MS Access and Excel (4+ years commercial experience)
  • Good knowledge of Photoshop (2.5+ years commercial experience)
  • Currently learning W3C web design standards using XHTML/CSS
  • XML/XPATH/XSLT (6+ months commercial experience)
  • Writing Mozilla Extensions (6+ months)


Microsoft Certification

  • 70-210 Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft® Windows 2000 Professional
  • 70-225 Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft® Windows 2000 Server

Microsoft Training

  • 2389 Programming with Microsoft® ADO.NET
  • 2310 Developing Microsoft® ASP.NET Web Applications Using Visual Studio® .NET
  • 2609 Introduction to C# Programming with Microsoft® .NET


  • Clean driving license


April 2001 - Present Redcats UK

Web developer

  • Wrote specifications for La Redoute’s payment process
  • Created carousel animation for launch of Spring/Summer 2003 collection
  • Development and implementation of HTML/Flash/JavaScript design on the La Redoute Website
  • Implemented backend XML + XSLT feeds
  • Day-to-day maintenance of the La Redoute Website

E-commerce IT Co-ordinator

  • Co-ordination of website merchandise
  • Co-ordination of IT projects
  • Creation of SQL code to produce ad hoc, or automatically generated reports in Excel
  • Responsible for all web site stock clearance activity
  • Responsible for the sending of marketing emails
  • Responsible for the management of the email address database

October 2000 – April 2001 Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK

Clerical Officer (Temp)

June 2000 – Sept 2000 Ministère des Affaires Étrangères, Bucureşti, România


  • Ensuring correct entry of data
  • Ensuring correct delivery of visas
  • Correct archiving of dossiers and oppositions

Mar 1996 – Oct 1999 Tesco Stores Ltd, Fort William, UK

Branch Systems Operator

  • Using computer software to influence the ordering of stock to meet the demand of the customer
  • Responsible for the stock replenishment of all Fresh Food Stock in the store
  • Responsible for meeting the set Customer Service Level and Wastage budgets

File Maintenance Controller

  • Responsible for maintaining in store price integrity
  • Maintaining the legality of in store pricing
  • Liaising with the company service desk to ensure that checkout and FMC software and hardware are operating correctly

Measures Expert

  • Responsible for the maintenance of a set of in store measurements which gauges store performance against set budgets and targets


5 Highers

  • Computing Studies(B), Mathematics(B), Physics(B), Technical Drawing(A), Technological Studies(C)

2 Sixth Year Studies

  • Mathematics(B), Physics(D)


  • French: Fluent Spoken/Written
  • Romanian: Good level of spoken/written


[Available on request]

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