Simon Chan

Twickenham, London

A front end web developer who believes in web standards and accessibility - core skill sets are:

  • HTML5
  • CSS (SASS & LESS)
  • jQuery (& DOM scripting)
  • accessibility
  • prototyping
  • pixel perfect build from PSD's
  • UX
  • responsive / adaptive web dev
  • CMS / .NET integration

Widdle is a virtual place I inhabit. It's the place I go to do some coding, experiment with new ideas and concepts and type stream of consciousness thoughts within silly html tags...

This site is a constant work in progress.

24th April 2017

  • Work sections updated

12th April 2017

  • Replace mdl framework with bespoke flexbox layout.
dummy and laptop

About me

Contract Front End developer

I am a technical front end web developer who believes in creating valid web standards based markup whilst following good accessibility practises.

Comprehensive experience of translating business requirements into workable technical front end solutions. I also enjoy taking an active role in the development/design iteration process.

Comfortable working on new project builds or extending/maintaining existing codebase.

Platform independent front end web developent - happy to work in .Net/J2EE environment, mac/pc, using templating (Handlebars)/CMS (Episerver, Orchard, Sitefinity, Umbraco) systems, front end frameworks (Bootstrap/Materialize/Material Design Lite/Yahoo Pure.CSS, version control GIT/SVN/TFS and CSS/precompilers (SASS and LESS)/Object Orientated CSS with a BEM development approach.

Wide knowledge of working in various business channels such as telecoms, broadcasting, digital agency, banking/finance and national print media.

Tablet development

Recent work

  • example of wallstreetdoc work

    Wallstreetdocs

    SAAS Fintech

  • example of newday work

    NewDay

    Credit (Amazon/Arcadia)

  • example of atlantis healthcare work

    Atlantis Healthcare

    Health psychology

  • example of News UK work

    News UK

    Publisher (Times/Sun)