Stuart Shepherd

Web Developer and Designer

About Me

"Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code is a violent psychopath who knows where you live."
~Martin Golding

Hello, I'm Stuart Shepherd and I design and build websites.

I'm a highly experienced full-stack front and backend web developer and designer. I'm originally from London, England but now based down under in Sydney, Australia. I'm currently working for a digital creative agency called Create Studios. However, I do sometimes I create websites for other people.

All my websites are created using the latest technology and standards to produce websites that work no matter what device they are being viewed on. I am experienced and well educated in all aspects of the web and I write clean code that is well thought out, robust and easy to maintain.

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Technical Skills

"The first 90% of the code accounts for the first 90% of the development time. The remaining 10% of the code accounts for the other 90% of the development time."
-Tom Cargill

Primarily I'm a Microsoft .Net MVC developer with extensive knowledge of developing bespoke custom websites (using a mixture of C#, Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS and jQuery) and developing tailored solutions on premier content management platforms like Kentico and Umbraco, focusing on both the CMS user and the site visitor experience to build dynamic, fast and engaging online experiences.

I'm a Kentico certified developer.

Kentico Certified Developer

What is Kentico?

Kentico CMS is a web content management system (CMS) for building web sites, on-line stores, intranets and Web 2.0 community sites. Kentico CMS utilizes ASP.NET and Microsoft SQL Server. Kentico allows development via its portal engine or using Visual Studio.

What is Umbraco?

Umbraco is an open source content management system (CMS) platform for publishing content on the World Wide Web and intranets. It is written in C# and deployed on Microsoft based infrastructure.

Skills:

C# ASP.Net VB.Net ASP.Net MVC Web Forms Win Forms Classic ASP Web API Entity Framework ADO.Net LINQ T-SQL WCF Web Services TFS
HTML5 CSS3 JQuery JavaScript AngularJS XML AJAX JSON Sass

Web Frameworks:

Bootstrap v2 to v4 Foundation v4 to v6

Databases:

SQL Server 2016 to 2005 MySQL

CMS:

Sitecore Kentico Umbraco AspDotNetStorefront

Infrastructure:

Azure AWS

Methodologies:

Agile Scrum Continuous Integration

Get in Contact

I am always available for a chat so if you have a question or query on how I can help you please don't hesitate to contact me.

Send me a Message.