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Attended University of Paisley from 2002 until 2006, studying 'Media Technology BSc'.
Achieved a BSc Distinction in my 3rd year of this course.
Achieved a First Class Hons. Degree in the 4th and final year of this course.
From September 2006 - September 2007 I worked as a Web Developer with the flagship NHS Hospital, Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Clydebank. In this time, I built 2 Web Sites and 1 Intranet system. Skills in this job included Web Standards, Search Engine Optimisation, eNewsletter, MySQL Database, PHP, ASP development, Graphic design with Adobe Photoshop and light Flash work.
From September 2007 until present, I have worked with leading Ayrshire design agency, Ocean Agency, as the sole Web Developer.
This role involves developing web sites for all kinds of clients.
Typically, I take a design, translate this into a standards-based, accessible template and integrate it either into an Open Source CMS, or a Custom-built CMS, depending on clients needs.
I like to think I'm always eager to learn new technologies to give me the edge and build both my skillset and the company reputation. Currently I am learning CodeIgniter, PHP OOP and C#(.NET).
I feel I am an extremely self-motivated individual with a desire to work with exciting, professional individuals and give my best to each project I encounter.
My full portfolio of work includes work for clients as wide ranging as the NHS and musician, Rob Dougan.
The best way to find out more about me and the work I do is to visit my site: http://www.michaelmcg.co.uk.
Sep 2007 - Present
Working on a number of projects for high-profile clients.
Mainly involving CSS/XHTML and PHP/MySQL Server-side coding.
Sep 2006 - Sep 2007
Developed 2 Web Sites and an Intranet in my time at the NHS, amongst other small webby projects.
2002 - 2006
University of Paisley
This course covered a wide variety of subjects from Video Production to Computer Animation and Web Development to Graphic Design.