David Stockdale (Linkedin)
Mobile Developer, Web Developer and General Programming Enthusiast.
Employment Status: Unemployed (But always looking for a job!).
Based in Middlesbrough and looking for work in IT, I’ll take anything that pays around 18k or more.
Just finished volunteering at Tees Valley Arts updating, upgrading and maintaining their website.
This role eventually developed into creating additional websites for their clients in hopes of creating enough revenue to hire me full time.
Unfortunately we didn’t create enough sites for the revenue made from flywheel hosting them to be enough to employ me.
I will shortly begin volunteering with Property Webmasters with the hope of impressing them enough to be selected for a Junior Web Developer role.
If all else fails I suppose I’ll be returning to Tees Valley Arts with some improved Laravel skills.
Websites I’ve Worked On
Sites either created from scratch or ported to Flywheel.
Using My Understrap Theme
Sites I Simply Maintain
Sites I Used To Maintain
- Kindred Guisborough (No Longer Exists)
Works In Progress
Client Sites To Be Replaced
These I had no part in creating initially but I’m working on porting over to Flywheel.
As these sites are ported over to Flywheel you may begin to see some similarities between them.
This is due to them all using customised versions of my Understrap Child Theme.
While some of my clients have something specific in mind (such as Middlesbrough Cultural Partnership or Sounding Joy) most only make small design requests.
This has lead to several of the websites looking rather boilerplate.
Which is annoying because the whole appeal of a custom website is the level of customisation the client can ask for.
Personally I find attempting to build something someone else has designed much more enjoyable.
Especially if I don’t even know if it’s possible yet, as I find the process of learning new skills while also fighting to meet a deadline rather thrilling.