Glenn Baker

Online Portfolio

Target Australia 2012-2016

Company: Target Australia
Responsibilities: Application Design, CMS Development, Storefront Front-End Development
Technical: Hybris, JSP, Ant, Java, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Backbone, RequireJS, Jasmine, Gulp, Netscaler, Akamai, React, Redux

Description: Target Australia is one of Australia’s leading ecommerce retailers. As the Senior Front-End Web Developer, I was instrumental in the rebuilding the foundation of the platform. I evangelised maintainable and modular UI code and provided subject matter expertise across 4 scrum teams.
www.target.com.au

Target Australia

Visit Victoria 2011

Company: Next Digital
Responsibilities: Development
Technical: JavaScript, jQuery, Google Maps API

Description: Being a tourism site for Victoria, Visit Victoria relies heavily on maps to showcase the State. Drawing on my previous mapping API experience, I implemented interactive Google Maps as the hero of the page. Additionally I was responsible to implementing driving directions including custom waypoint icons.
Note: This website has since been redeveloped.

Tourism Victoria

WEDDING 2010

Company: Personal
Responsibilities: IA, Design, Development
Technical: Photoshop, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, CodeIgniter, MySQL

Description: The main goal of this website was for friends and family to view details of my wedding and RSVP online. My work evolved from developing the core RSVP components, through to Front-End design and development. With my own high standards to adhere to, an excellent result was achieved in a relatively short timeline.
Note: This website has since been decommissioned.

My Wedding

HARVEY NORMAN 2009

Company: Next Digital
Responsibilities: Enterprise CMS Design & Implementation, Template Build, Accessibility
Technical: XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, WCAG 2.0, FatWire Content Server CMS, JSP, JSTL, MVC, Java, SVN

Description: Harvey Norman is major retailer around Australia. They required a modern and powerful website that represents their image. My primary role as Front-End Interface Team Lead allowed me to draw on previous FatWire CMS experience. I incorporated recent progression in FatWire MVC patterns into a concise template design and strategy. Strong focus on accessibility was also my speciality.
Note: This website has since been redeveloped.

Harvey Norman

ALCOHOL CHALLENGE 2008

Company: Whitespace
Responsibilities: Front-End Templates Build, Content Population
Technical: XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, WCAG 1.0, PHP, PostgreSQL, SVN

Description: As part of a series of alcohol-related campaigns by the Scottish Government, my work on the attractively designed Alcohol Challenge was to create and populate a website which incorporated great accessibility and SEO friendly URLs, as well as the latest XHTML/CSS techniques.
Note: This website has since been decommissioned.

Alcohol Challenge

SCOTCH MALT WHISKY SOCIETY 2008

Company: Whitespace
Responsibilities: Front-End Templates Build
Technical: XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, WCAG 1.0, PHP, SVN

Description: The Scotch Malt Whisky Society worked with Whitespace to overhaul their website structure, look and feel. My work on the front-end ensured the XHTML/CSS templates were standards compliant, and degraded according to browser capabilities.
Note: This website has since been redeveloped.

Scotch Malt Whisky Society (UK)

60 YEARS OF THE NHS SCOTLAND 2008

Company: Whitespace
Responsibilities: Front-End Templates Build, Content Publishing
Technical: XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, WCAG 1.0, PostgreSQL, SVN

Description: To celebrate 60 years of the NHS, The Scottish Government needed an interactive website with information covering 60 years of Scottish National Health Services. In building the front-end templates, I was required to incorporate a high-level of content accessibility. Working closely with the account manager, the project continued for three phases of content publishing.
Note: This website has since been decommissioned.

60 Years of the NHS Scotland

FORD ASIA PACIFIC 2008

Company: Next Digital
Responsibilities: Wireframes, Creative Design, Enterprise CMS Design & Implementation, Front-End Template Build
Technical: XHTML, CSS (including right-to-left reading languages), JavaScript, FatWire Content Server, JSP, XML, Java, Photoshop, CVS, Oracle

Description: Drawing on previous experience, my work on a new public user-interface was in-depth. Leading it from conception, to build completion, a clear content migration path was an absolute must. I was responsible for creating wireframes and managing creative designs, as well as building a standards compliant web interface and managing it’s integration with FatWire.
Note: This website has since been redeveloped.

Ford Asia Pacific

JETSTAR AIRWAYS 2008

Company: Next Digital
Responsibilities: Front-End Templates Build
Technical: XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Microsoft TFS

Description: Jetstar Airways is a low-cost airline based in Melbourne, Australia. As a subsidiary of Qantas, a clear goal was to better position their online presence through good SEO. My work on Front-End incorporated clean separation of content, presentation and behaviour with SEO friendly XHTML/CSS techniques.
Note: This website has since been redeveloped.

Jetstar Airways

TRIPLE M & MIX FM 2007

Company: Next Digital
Responsibilities: Enterprise CMS Design & Implementation, Front-End Template Build
Technical: XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, MooTools, DotCMS, Java, Servlets, Filters, Velocity Template Language, CVS, MySQL

Description: Triple M is a Radio Station which broadcasts nationally across Australia. With a complete build required from scratch in DotCMS, the standards were set high from the beginning. Leading the CMS implementation, I was able to ensure continuity from the Front-End through to the Back-End. Additionally, I trained the Client on the CMS.
Note: This website has since been redeveloped.

Triple M

MAZDA CO.ZA & CO.PH 2006

Company: Next Digital
Responsibilities: Wireframes, Creative Approval, Enterprise CMS Design & Implementation
Technical: XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, FatWire Content Server CMS, JSP, Java, CVS, Oracle

Description: With the success of Ford’s Content Server implementation, Mazda decided to utilise the same platform. With my experience on the Ford project, I was able to lead the Mazda Content Server Build so that it could inhabit on the same environments.
Note: This website has since been redeveloped.

Mazda CO.ZA & CO.PH

VICURBAN 2006

Company: Next Digital
Responsibilities: Enterprise CMS Design & Implementation
Technical: XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, FatWire Content Server CMS, JSP, Java, CVS, XML, Oracle

Description: VicUrban is a Government entity committed to building communities in regional and metropolitan Victoria. My experience with Content Server was leveraged in design and development of a User Interface which integrated a Flash interactive search application with dynamically driven XML.
Note: This website has since been redeveloped.

VicUrban

FORD ASIA PACIFIC 2005

Company: Next Digital
Responsibilities: Wireframes, Creative Design, Enterprise CMS Design & Implementation, Front-End Template Build
Technical: XHTML, CSS (including right-to-left reading languages), JavaScript, FatWire Content Server CMS, JSP, XML, Java, Photoshop, CVS, Oracle

Description: With more than 12 markets and 7 different languages, Ford needed an application that could scale for when each market came on board. I took my Ford publishing experience and lead the design and development of the User Interface Solution with FatWire Content Server CMS. Additionally, I contributed to User Manuals and Style Guides, trained internal staff and demonstrated the intricacies of the application to the Client.
Note: This website has since been redeveloped.

Ford Asia Pacific