Stephen Reid

A travelled IT professional with experience from both a client and vendor perspective, skilled in all things web with particular focus on front end development and its integration with back end content management systems.

29, Dublin, Ireland

Web Development Specialist

Canon Europe Ltd.

Amstelveen, Netherlands

Activities involved in this role include:

  • Reviewing and preparing HTML/CSS/JS files for integration with an MVC environment.
  • Creation of technical documents that define the required changes or integrations for the development team to work on.
  • Supporting the development team in the construction of changes by providing example HTML content and troubleshooting front end issues during the development process (HTML/CSS/JS updates).
  • Advising and supporting the global content publishing team and content managers on correct workflow and processes.
  • Liaising with business stakeholders to help deliver new content and functions in a clean and timely manner.

Web Publisher

Lionbridge

Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland

This is a role that involved constant interaction with clients, project management and fellow team members for the completion and progression of projects for the betterment of the client's business. Activities involved in this role include:

  • Creating web pages using Tridion CMS & code components, incorporating languages such as JavaScript, XML & HTML/CSS.
  • Liaise with client project managers throughout the progression of work orders and working as part of a team to achieve project targets.
  • Work towards the completion of work orders, following tight schedules.
  • Complete every aspect of a work order from its inception to completion.
  • During my time in this role, I was requested to participate in the upgrade of Tridion R5 to Tridion 2011 and assist in the migration of the client’s 50 websites. This took place over a 2 month period where I lived and worked onsite in the Netherlands. It required me to be heavily involved in the tuning and testing of the GUI in a bid to increase performance. Primarily I worked on content issues that arose as part of the migration into new templates.

Member Services Officer

Baldoyle & Portmarnock Credit Union

Baldoyle, Dublin, Ireland

The main daily activities included processing lodgements, withdrawals and loans. Interacting with members. Completing end of day tasks such as preparing bank lodgements, balancing up the end of day totals and doing up reports of the daily transactions.

Transaction Specialist

arvato UK & Ireland

Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin, Ireland

The main daily activities included processing license transfers. Completing manual orders from partners. Participating in team projects involving a large number of cases. Working to meet strict deadlines and doing so within a team environment to achieve targets within the allotted time constraints.

Parts Assistant

Audi Centre

Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin, Ireland

National College of Ireland

Bachelor of Science (BSc), Software Systems, H2.1

A degree level course centering on software development processes and coding. The course included modules geared towards web technologies, Java and also skills necessary to put coding abilities to practical use.

In the final year, I won best project for a car parts and service management system and cross platform mobile application developed using HTML5, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, Objective-C and SQL.

National College of Ireland

Higher Certificate, Computing, Merit 1

This course was an entry level certificate course designed to provide students with fundamental skills that would go on to serve them when completing the degree.

At the end of the second and final year I won best project for a blackjack game developed with Java.