Experiences

Annertech, Ireland

06.2022 – 01.2023

As a dynamic frontend developer within the Managed Services team, I proactively address clients' needs, swiftly responding to requests for new features, providing expert support, and delivering efficient bug fixes. Managing a diverse portfolio of nearly 100 clients, I consistently strive to exceed expectations and contribute to the seamless operation of our clients' digital experiences.

  • Led a successful migration effort using Drupal Migrate to seamlessly import and manage data, ensuring a smooth transition and optimal data integrity.
  • Innovatively enhanced user experience by implementing a reader view functionality for a client, allowing users to transform the content area with a single click into a more readable layout. Prioritizing accessibility, this feature significantly improved content consumption for users.
  • Championed the integration of a robust data layer, enabling the seamless transfer of events and variables to Google Tag Manager. This implementation not only enhanced data tracking accuracy but also provided a foundation for strategic triggers and events, contributing to more informed decision-making.

MRM // McCann Worldgroup, Singapore

01.2020 – 09.2021  

As the lead developer, I spearheaded the flagship project for their largest Drupal account, showcasing strategic leadership and technical expertise in steering a high-impact initiative.

  • Orchestrated a successful upgrade from Drupal 8 to 9, demonstrating adaptability and skill in navigating version transitions.
  • As a key achievement, successfully implemented website personalization strategies, tailoring content dynamically based on users' browsing patterns, location, timing, and other relevant factors, thereby enhancing user engagement and overall site performance.
  • Implemented strategic configurations, including configuration split for effective multi-site management, and seamlessly integrated with Acquia Content Hub and Acquia Personalisation.
  • Ensured GDPR compliance through seamless integration with Acquia Personalisation campaigns, showcasing attention to regulatory adherence.
  • Led end-to-end development initiatives, creating innovative features using a blend of core, contributed, and custom modules, while proactively addressing site issues through strategic QA and codebase maintenance.
  • Ensured website security and currency by executing timely security updates, contributing to a robust digital environment.
  • Elevated user experience by styling components, ensuring consistent responsive presentation across browsers and devices, and strictly adhering to Drupal secure coding standards.
  • Enhanced team workflow and onboarding processes by creating comprehensive documentation, fostering independent contributions from new team members.
  • Managed project documentation, gathering requirements, providing architectural insights, and efficiently overseeing user stories and action items.
  • Led the creation and review of merge requests, contributing to a collaborative and efficient development environment on Acquia Cloud Site Factory.

GTI Media, Singapore

10.2018 – 11.2019  

As the sole in-house developer, I skillfully oversaw the management of all four multi-site platforms, demonstrating proficiency in maintaining, optimizing, and advancing the technical infrastructure to ensure the seamless operation of each site.

  • Revitalized user experience for predominantly student users by enhancing core search functionality, and introducing social media authentication and a user-friendly dashboard. This strategic upgrade not only improved user satisfaction but also resulted in boosted traffic and reduced drop-off rates, as indicated by analytics reports.
  • Successfully expanded our web application's reach by implementing an innovative employer management portal, offering enhanced functionality to employers. This extension significantly broadened our service capabilities, fostering increased engagement and value for all users.
  • Instrumental in achieving significant improvements for the Singapore site, evidenced by enhanced user experience scores, increased traffic, and notable reductions in drop-off rates. These achievements were strategically guided by insights from analytics reports, showcasing a data-driven approach to optimization.
  • Crafted a meticulous migration plan for upgrading from Drupal 7 to 8, demonstrating expertise in planning and executing complex platform upgrades for sustained performance and compatibility.
  • Led the design and implementation of the site and content architecture for the new Drupal 8 platform, ensuring a seamless transition and optimal functionality in alignment with current industry standards.

Pixel Onion, Singapore

07.2012 – 09.2018  

Commenced my journey as a junior web developer in 2012, demonstrating rapid professional growth. Within two years, achieved promotion to the role of Drupal Architect in 2014, showcasing proficiency and expertise. Subsequently, elevated to the position of Solution Architect in just one year, highlighting a proven track record of strategic leadership and effective solutions development.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in both backend and frontend development, actively contributing to the creation and execution of comprehensive strategies and solutions.
  • Managed project development and successfully handled client communications, ensuring alignment with project goals.
  • Key achievements encompass spearheading SEO enhancements for clients, achieving substantial improvements in website performance, consistently delivering numerous projects within established timelines, and assuming a leadership role within the development team, fostering a collaborative and results-driven environment.

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