Simon Barnett

Frontend Developer
Cape Town, South Africa
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About me

  • Simon started teaching the fledgling, burgeoning field of desktop publishing in the mid 1990s before moving to London, UK for some hands-on experience in publishing for print in the financial industry. 
  • Being on the front lines of giant printing presses gave Simon a talent for extreme discipline and accuracy which he has carried over into pixel-perfect websites.
  • Simon returned to Cape Town, South Africa, and built his first website in the year 2000 and never looked back. He has been working freelance or as a contractor ever since.

Experience

Freelance, Owner, designer, developer

2000 to current

  • SEO
  • Frontend development
  • Manage teams of freelancers

Ince (SA), Contracted designer, DTP and web developer

2011 to 2013

  • Work in house to design and layout materials for corporate clients
  • Design and maintain websites and apps

Lovells law firm (London), Contracted to design and typeset legal documents

1998 to 2000

  • In-house department working directly with Lovells legal partners

Williams Lea Facilities Management (London), Design, DTP and training

1996 to 1998

  • Design and DTP for financial documents for Morgan Stanley, HSBC, Williams de Broe and others

MacTrain College (SA), DTP Tutor, IT support, design and publishing

1995, and again in 2000 to 2002

  • Design and published marketing materials
  • Designed and taught courses
  • Systems and network support

Simon Barnett

Remote Management Consulting

Business Continuity