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Paul Hayes

Front End Developer at Ginetta


I am extremely passionate about Front End Development and helping websites perform at their absolute best. I'm experienced in enhancing websites to use the best practices recommended by Google tools including Google Webmaster Tools, Google Analytics and Google Page Speed Insights

I am a positive and out-going type of guy and generally my colleagues enjoy working with me as a well as having a drink or two at the end of a busy week.



Extensive experience with SEO. Not just getting sites ranked, but also ensuring they display the best they can on Google including categories, images, maps, reviews etc. Search for Samses in for an example of my SEO capabilities.


I ran all the PPC campaigns of eReflect pty ltd including Adwords, Facebook and Google Re-marketing and banner ad campaigns on selected sites.

Twitter Bootstrap

Core to almost every website and web app I've worked on in the last 2 and a half years.

Cross Browser / Cross Device Testing

Strong experience ensuring websites work on all current devices and all browser IE8+. Good experience with Respond.js, Ruby Bless and HTML5 Shiv.


OOP / Functional Programming / jQuery / NPM / Gulp / Bower / Browserify / Module Patterns / Rest API / Ajax 

Limited commercial experience but strong fundamental knowledge of Angular and Node.js (Learning privately at home)

Data Visualization

Experience with D3 and Charts.js

Design Software

Pixel perfect implementation of Photoshop / inDesign / Sketch / Zeplin designs as well as taking a static design and making it responsive.


Built as a greenfield project and I support


Bitbucket, Github and Pantheon Multi-dev environment.

Web Applications

Strong Experience with creating Web Apps with Wordpress and Drupal as an application framework. Also limited experience with MVC Symfony2 web application


Symfony2, Wordpress and Drupal.

HTML and Template Languages

HTML5 / Swig / Jade / EJS / HAML / Slim / Twig

CSS and Pre-processors

CSS3 / Sass / Compass / Gulp Watch / Responsive / Adaptive / Fluid


Very strong experience with Wordpress. Including complex, high traffic scalable web sites and using Wordpress as an Application Framework.

React, Meteor and Node.js

I have a strong core knowledge of these libraries and have built various bots and web applications with these libraries. None of which have made it to production yet. This is the area I am focused on improving.


Work experience

July 2016Present

Front End Developer


Front End Development consulting on various high traffic web applications.

Nov 2013June 2016

Front End Developer

At SRSLY! I mainly work as the lead developer on Wordpress sites or as a support developer on Drupal sites. I have also converted a static MVC Symfony2 web application into a responsive site. Most of the sites I have worked on are multi-lingual, cross browser/device compatible and responsive. I have worked on high traffic web applications, greenfield projects and small to medium sites and large sites with millions of page impressions per month.
Sep 2012Present

Founder - Full Stack Developer

7write / Writing Studio

Startup Bootcamp Amsterdam class of 2013. Featured on Techcrunch:

Current version is at

Newest version in development is built on Meteor JS and React.

I am the lead Full Stack Developer on this application.

Feb 2011Nov 2013

Front End Developer / Conversion Optimizer & Internet Marketer

myTribes pty ltd

ACT Innovation Connect Grant recipient AngelCube class of 2012

Shortlisted to PushStart Sydney & Springboard London

Portfolio Highlights:

Jan 2010Jan 2011

Project & Application Manager

DSM Nutritional Products
IT Project & Application Manager at 2010-2011(1 year) Managed various international IT projects and performed 3rd level application support in the research and development department with over 300 non-standard applications.
Jan 2008Dec 2009

It Systems Administrator

IT Systems Administrator at (2 years) IT Systems administrator of the IT Infrastructure of a major Government department. Page1 Server Operations Shift Leader at JAV IT Group



Bachelors Degree

The Australian National University

Graduated with two letters of distinction from the Vice Chancellor for consecutive years of High Distinction grade average in the 2nd and 3rd year.


References on request.