Résumé of Dan Barrett

Belmont, Western Australia

Employment History

Web Developer, Humaan

May 2015 – Present

Back-end Developer responsible for WordPress sites that are fully customisable by the clients.

  • Converted static sites from Front-end developers to fully editable WordPress templates

Digital Developer, LivingBrand

May 2014 – May 2015

Sole Digital Developer at LivingBrand where we provide clients with wonderfully designed sites that are lightning quick.

  • Used Grunt for development and deployment processes
  • Developed client websites and internal plugins for WordPress
  • Developed internal software using Laravel
  • Supercharge websites with optimised JavaScript and CSS
  • Wrote client facing documentation for use with their website
  • Used Git in both the command-line and Tower.app

Systems Engineer Contractor, Dan Barrett IT Contracting

Feb 2014 – Present

Dan Barrett IT Contracting provides Mac and network installation, configuration and ongoing support for small to medium businesses.

  • Currently contracted by Crunch IT
  • Use of ConnectWise to manage jobs and tickets
  • Online, phone call and onsite support for clients
  • Provide technical support for clients on both OS X and Windows platforms
  • Perform workstation and server maintenance through Apple Remote Desktop
  • Assisted in internal infrastructure maintenance
  • Contributed to internal procedures and scripts

Service Technician & SME Consultant, Streetwise Software

Mar 2010 – Feb 2014

Streetwise is an Authorised Apple Reseller and Apple Authorised Service Provider employing over 15 people.

  • Work with members of the service department to run an efficient repair workshop while maintaining a high level of repair quality, working safely, and customer satisfaction
  • Analyse, fault-find and repair Apple computers
  • Provide customer support via email, telephone and in-store
  • Configure, deploy, install and maintain OS X Servers in small-to-medium enterprise
  • Prepare customer proposals for business and small enterprise computing solutions
  • Perform home and onsite visits for private and business customers
  • Assist with maintenance and ongoing support of internal infrastructure
  • Managed and maintained internal infrastructure while Service Manager was on leave

Back of House / Runner, Peter Rowland Catering

Apr 2009 – Mar 2010

I have worked at many functions where I have been in the “back of house” position which involved the assembly of food in a precise and speedy manner then washing dishes. I have also worked on emergency clean-ups which have required me to be at work very late at night, or very early in the morning. In addition to the function work, I have worked at major events like the MotoGP and the Spring Racing Carnival where I have worked as a runner. As a runner I have received many commendations from cliental and senior members of Peter Rowland Catering.

  • Prepared and assembled food in accordance to stringent food safety and handling procedures
  • Served alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages to customers and following my responsibility as a holder of a Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate holder
  • Handled cash money and operated a till over several days at the 2010 Kooyong Classic
  • Cleaned up facilities using a number of different chemicals safely

Grip Assistant, South Solitary (Film)

Sep 2009 – Sep 2009

I worked as a member of the Grips department on the filming of “South Solitary” at Cape Nelson, Victoria. I picked up many new skills and knowledge of how the film industry works.

Delivery Assistant, Reicher & Szylit Amcal Pharmacy Ormond

Aug 2005 – Jun 2008

During my years of service for the Reicher & Szylit Amcal Pharmacy located in Ormond, Victoria I supplied the local residents with their pharmaceutical products. As this job required a strong knowledge of map reading, I was quite successful and fast because I planned out the quickest routes using pathfinding techniques.

Work Experience, Fairweather Homes

  • Evaluated and reviewed architectural plans for residential housing
  • Assembled card models of houses from plans

Work Experience, CSC Australia

  • Assisted National Security Manager testing security devices in an ASIO and Defence rated building
  • Set up office space and configured security phones in an ASIO and Defence rated building
  • Set up and managed entertainment systems for International CEO and Team CSC visit in January 2008

Education

Completed in October 2008
St. Michael's Grammar School – VCE

Awards

IT Challenge - Web Design
Awarded in 2008
Monash University

I was awarded first prize for my blog's WordPress theme.

Skills

Web Development
Artisan
  • PHP
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • RequireJS
  • Grunt
  • WordPress
  • Laravel
Systems Administration
Intermediate
  • Command line administration
  • Bash scripting
  • Configuration and deployment of LAMP stacks

Languages

English
Native speaker

Interests

  • Mountain Bike Riding
  • Web Development
  • Architecture
  • Furniture Design

References

Available upon request