Shane Gunnell

(LinkedIn Profile)

Front-End Developer
About me

My interest and profession revolves around a variety of Front End development methodology and tools. What drives me? Digitally outstanding browsing adventures. From the infamous Internet Explorer to classic Outlook, I prepare well supported experiences for each and every mainstream browser. Responsiveness a given, compatibility a must.

Singletrack (Current) - 2016 +
Developer / UI & UX
  • Built and managed the Front End of lazaruspartnership.com
  • Worked on the Front End of the Singletrack core product (A financial CRM built on top of salesforce), as well as upgraded various old Singletrack core pages to new tech.
  • Designed and created a new icon set for each of our existing products pages based on usability.
  • Created multiple email templates for various clients roadshow invites and email templates within an in-house CMS that relies on TinyMCE.
Resafrica - 2015 - 2016
Front-end Developer
  • Built and managed the Front End of wininganddining.co.za, including an entire ground-up redesign process.
  • Upgraded multiple pages on roomsforafrica.com with new tech. Pushed new features.
  • Created the Front End of a quotation service in which clients can send and receive support messages with activity vendors on funguru.co.za.
Lobster Ink - 2014 - 2015
Software Engineer/Front-end Developer
  • Implemented UI changes to their core product and created custom login pages as well as promo sites for the product.
  • Worked on monthly email templates as well as their careers website.
  • Followed UX methodology of analysing the flow of users through the product, suggesting viable improvements.
Experience
2 Years 6 Months industry experience.
Skill Experience
HTML 2 Years 6 Months
Sass 2 Years 3 Months
CSS 2 Years 6 Months
JQuery 2 Years 6 Months
Bootstrap 3 2 Years 6 Months
Git/Source Control 2 Years 6 Months
Browser Testing 2 Years 3 Months
Agile Methodology 2 Years 6 Months
Illustrator 2 Years 6 Months
Kanban 2 Years 6 Months
UI Design 2 Years 6 Months
Photoshop 2 Years 6 Months
UX Design 2 Years 3 Months
Responsive Design 2 Years 6 Months
Technology Interests
Angular 2 / 4 , React , Vue, Node, UX Processes, Advanced JavaScript, TDD
Location
London, Zone 1 - 2
Academics
BA in Creative Brand Communication - Specialising in Multimedia Design (Vega - School of Brand Leadership)
Awards
  • Vega Pencil Award - Graduated top of my class in Multimedia Design
  • Vega Shooting Star 3rd year - 2014 award.
  • The Loeries 2014: Missing Children South Africa video entered into the Television category for the 2014 Loeries awards.
  • PromaxBDA 2014: Entered into the PromaxBDA Africa 2014 "Future Award" for Missing Children South Africa video.
  • Vega Best Multimedia: Brand Challenge - 2013. Individual award for Missing Children South Africa video.
  • Vega Best Concept: Brand Challenge - 2013. Group award for Missing Children South Africa concept.
  • Vega Shooting Star 2nd year - 2013. Award for the Red Light Stereo music video, which included the mini-game "Vega Rush" as an honourable mention.