FET: Design FoundationCTU Stellenbosch
Studied at CTU, completing my FET: Design Foundation course. Mainly design / basic website development.
FET: Systems DevelopmentCTU Stellenbosch
FET: System Developer (MCPD)CTU Stellenbosch
I studied at CTU for my third year, completing my FET: System Developer (MCPD). Mainly focusing on general good development practices and languages such as C#, ASP.NET, SQL etc.
Website Designer / Digital MarketerSA Online (Websitedesign.co.za)
My duties included building Wordpress, Joomla, OpenCart, Magento and custom HTML websites for clients in various niches. I also handled basic SEO campaigns for a select few clients as well as a couple of PPC (Google Adwords) campaigns.
Freelance / AgencyOneclickhere
I started a digital agency with a partner called Oneclickhere. We offered various packages for website design, e-commerce, SEO, social and paid advertising. In the brief time while running the business, we served over 15 happy clients. Most clients converting from my SEO efforts. This is where I feel I learned most of what I know about SEO as 50% of my daily tasks consisted out of SEO projects for Oneclickhere.
Web Developer / Digital MarketerILIOS Travel
I worked in a team of developers where I was responsible for building out initial static user interfaces for a tour operator booking system. I designed and coded AngularJS based dashboards, mainly focusing on UX. I was also tasked with designing and developing an alpha version of their new website. I also created a digital marketing strategy and executed the first couple of phases of this by defining the brands image, managing social media platforms, putting steps in place for good SEO practices to be followed and initial keyword research for search.
Senior SEO Team LeadTravelstart
My duties include handling all technical SEO aspects of Travelstart's 16 markets, keyword research, all on-page SEO, training to new recruits, managing a junior SEO and working with our development department to ensure SEO is top-of-mind during all new feature releases.
Head of SEOTravelstart
Managing a team of 10 SEO specialists. Developing and executing on SEO strategies for various markets, including South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, UAE, Kenya and Turkey.