Ben Llewellyn CV // AKA Mr WordPress

15 years' experience – team leader – strategist – high performer

I want to up my game and work for a World changing company delivering mission impossible campaigns on time and on budget.

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In my professional career I have taken on projects that most agencies could not resource....I have consistently delivered mission critical results.

I have worked on projects for key industry players with billionaire, millionaire or government stakeholders or investors.

I have experience running and managing a small digital business supported by World talent.

I have delivered millions of pounds of revenue each day.

Leadership and DevOps skillset

  • Team leader: Managed multi discipline developers, designers and marketeers in Asia and Europe
  • Enterprise grade tech: WordPress website and plugin development meeting strict quality assessment criteria
  • Strategy & insight expert: Measuring and adjusting digitally to outperform targets
  • Rapid project delivery: Mission critical delivery
  • Measured client success: ROI on projects

Experience

  • Worked with World talent and built successful World class teams
  • Secured successful digital project outcomes for key industry players, stakeholders and investors
  • Launched mission critical websites for large organisations
  • Deployed over 500 WordPress websites successfully
  • Authored custom WordPress themes with special theme settings
  • Enriched visitor experiences using the latest PHP, HTML 5.0, AJAX, jQuery and CSS development techniques
  • Optimised website video content serving for enhanced delivery and playback on mobile, tablet and desktop devices
  • Setup custom integrations for e-commerce stock level and inventory management for fulfilment teams (automatically syncing e-com stock levels to warehouse and vice versa)
  • Created and launched plugins for multiple business applications
  • Devised and rolled out methods for inter system communication (website to third party data exchange)
  • Raised millions of dollars on crowd funding campaigns
  • Worked on projects with global e-com sales
  • Secured high profile websites and eliminated cyber threats
  • Maintained an exceptionally high uptime record
  • Built 100+ HTML emails and utilised email client backwards compatibility coding standards
  • Worked in most sectors
  • Built web applications reliant on third party APIs (sending and receiving data)
  • Experienced with Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) for WordPress
  • Worked with big data formats: XML, JSON & CSV
  • Completed successful CRM integrations
  • Integrated third party tools for advanced systems creation and expansion
  • Scheduled custom daily, hourly and weekly events with cron jobs to automate workflow
  • Prevented common website security exploits
  • Google Cloud GCE Data Centre experienced
  • WP Engine Agency Partner certified
  • Fluent in website speed optimisation techniques
  • Serviced over 350+ lifetime clients
  • Well versed with CSS and HTML frameworks and boiler plate themes
  • Monetized websites and reacted to visitor insight data by evaluating positive and negative trends
  • Setup custom goals, unique events and special reporting to help clients understand their data and report internally
  • Worked on high traffic websites and highly advertised websites
  • Used live, staging and step to live deployment processes
  • Built e-commerce and non e-commerce websites
  • Embraced white hat hacking and penetration testing (on client owned assets with their permission)
  • Calculated website fatigue points with web bot attack testing (on client owned assets with their permission)
  • Conversion optimised web pages
  • Aligned website builds with strict SEO, commercial and design specifications
  • Programmed nicely and hacked code when we’ve had to make things work
  • Implemented modern and progressive development techniques using third party libraries
  • Followed Google Webmaster trends, the latest development techniques and other industry leading advice
  • Found solutions to client problems that they didn’t know they had
  • Coding since in 2006
  • Served website content via Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) for better global content delivery
  • Used page caching and other website performance enhancing tools
  • Accustomed to pixel perfect design and development etiquette
  • Prevented client loss from downtime intended by malicious user activity
  • Deadline driven, with a proven ability to work under commercial pressure and get tangible results
  • Utilised leading project management software to serve customers better and project manage sucessfully
  • Aligned website visitor activity with commercial goals on 100s of projects
  • Continuous evolved and improved professionally and personally
  • Provided proactive and reactive digital services
  • Added value to 1000s of projects
  • Worked in times of national emergency to maintain business continuity
  • Invented technology systems when there were no open source or out the box solutions
  • Delivered sites with live peak traffic levels of 1,000 unique visitors per second
  • Tested sites up to 100,000 visitors per 30 seconds

Claim to fame

#1 TALENTED
Delivered amazing projects for key industry players.

#2 WORDPESS INFLUENCER
Founder of World's largest WordPress child theme library (7,000+) which provides free downloads to novice WordPress developers.

#3 TECHNOLOGY PIONEER
Built one of the fastest WordPress websites ever built (homepage loads in 0.101s - source: pingdom) and shared the methodology with the WordPress community.

Client list & portfolio

I do not publish my experience because I work under non disclosure agreements for big companies.

Commercial references are available upon request.

Contact

I live permantely in Zone 2 - London, United Kingdom

ben@slib.co.uk

+44 (0)7860 951 538

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