Daniel Vella

Hello and welcome!

I create websites.

Not shit websites.

Good websites.

An all round web enthusiast with 8 years of experience; always looking to work on exciting projects with exciting clients. Sees technology as a way of facilitating and improving communication, understanding that people come before technology.

Experience
2016 - now
Precedent Communications
Tech Lead

In addition to scoping and designing technical solutions for our clients’ projects, I'm currently managing the UK-based development team. This includes overseeing all work delivered, implementing best-practice approaches to development, and making sure standards are met.

2015 - 2016
VML London
Senior Sitecore Developer

Development and implementation of Kerry.com on Sitecore 8.1 including third party tools such as Lionsbridge Translation Services and Salesforce.

2013-2015
Reading Room
Technical Developer

Development and support on website using Sitecore 6.5-7.5 and Umbraco including use of third party APIs such as Google Maps, Twitter and Facebook, including the build of custom API layers. Recently started working on agile projects that Reading Room have won through the Crown Services.

For Taylor Wimpey, I have been working close to the Singapore office to set up a 24/7 service. This includes setting up a process to maintain the code between the project and support team while allowing new functionality and fixes to be continuously deployed.

For the past year I’ve also involved in the new business team that have led to a number of proposal submitted, pitches and winning of a number of new business – mostly related to the Crown Services proposals.

2013 - 2013
School Website
Software Developer

Development and maintenance of Fluency CMS using a mix of web forms, asp.NET and MVC. Project also includes vast usage of JQuery, MVVM and web services.

2007-2013
Ascent Software
Senior Software Specialist

Development on both web and windows applications, responsible for the delivery of specific task. This usual involves the in participation in the whole development lifecycle, from design with the Project Leader to development and implementation, testing and deployment.

I have also been part of the Swift team and together to the above duties I have had the possibility of meeting with clients during different stages of the lifecycle in addition to major deployments in Malta, Barbados, BVI, Curaçao and Jersey (Channel Islands).