Patrick Quirke

Front End Web Developer

I am Patrick Quirke

Patrick Quirke

With 15+ experience as a Front End Web Developer I am an expert at turning fantastic designs into award winning websites.

Developing Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento Go and Shopify CMS systems. As well as using the latest HTML5 boilerplate, CSS3 techniques.

I adhere to all web standards and I am passionate about usability, cross-device compatibility and creating the best experience for the end user.

Resume

Experience

  • Self-Employed

    Oct '11 - Now

    Front End Web Developer

    Customise and create from prebuilt WordPress/Joomla/Drupal themes, plugins, WordPress/Joomla/Drupal e-commerce, add additional functionality, to build personalised websites based on the clients needs and requirements.

    Design and build standards compliant web applications using the latest techniques. Create custom e-commerce solutions including WooCommerce, Magento Go, Hika Shop and Shopify.

    Social media page design/development with Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

    Build websites from scratch or work with the client to craft a smart and appealing redesign. Work with designers to convert designs into fully valid standards compliant HTML5 & CSS3.

  • Havas People

    Oct. '00 - Sept '11

    Front End Web Developer

    Designed, built, maintained award winning websites. Worked with designers to convert designs into standards compliant (X)HTML/CSS as well as building HTML emails.

    Developed JavaScript to enhance usability and functionality.

    Facebook, Twitter and YouTube page design and programming. Designed and built blogs using WordPress. Technical lead in implementing compliance with W3C for users with disabilities.

    Main point of contact for all front-end design related issues. Maintained and administered all web hosting of websites within Rackspace.

Education

  • Liverpool John Moores Univeristy

    1999 - 2000

    Computer Science

  • Liverpool Hope University

    1997 - 1999

    Sport & Exercise Science

Skills

  • I code in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP and Photoshop.

    CSS3
    98
    HTML5
    95
    JavaScript
    90
    PHP
    85
    Photoshop
    75
  • I develop with WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento Go, WooCommerce and Shopify.

    WordPress
    40
    Joomla
    25
    WooCommerce
    15
    Drupal
    10
    Magento Go
    6
    Shopify
    4

Honors and Awards

  • Winner, Best Website (Teach First)
    AGR Awards 2010

  • Winner, Best Employer Website (ASDA)
    RAD Awards 2009

  • Gold winner, Best Graduate Recruitment Website (Standard Bank CIB)
    SAGRA Awards 2008

Contact

Where I am Based

Get in Touch

Louisville, Kentucky, USA
patrick@patrickquirke.com
US +1 (502) 797 3333

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