I am Danny Connell, a creative web designer and developer, specialising in the design and front-end development of attractive, usable, standards-based websites. I am also able to build database-driven websites (both custom-built and using pre-built frameworks). I am currently an Interface Developer at Reading Room Manchester.


fudget - the fast budget planner fudget - the fast budget planner

fudget - the fast budget planner

iOS app Design and Development

fudget - the fast budget planner

Using jQuery, PhoneGap and WebSQL, I single-handedly designed and developed this universal finance app for iOS.

  • Universal iOS Design
  • Universal iOS Development
  • PhoneGap
  • WebSQL database
  • jQuery
  • HTML5
  • CSS3

Speed Distance Time Calculator Speed Distane Time Calculator

Speed Distance Time iPhone app

iPhone app Design and Development

Speed Distance Time iPhone app

Working alone, I designed, developed and deployed this calculation app to the iPhone App Store.

Using the jQTouch mobile framework and PhoneGap, I used web technologies to produce a professional native app, which is receiving positive reviews and daily downloads.

  • App Design
  • App Development
  • jQTouch
  • PhoneGap
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • jQuery

CSS Off 2012 Winner CSS Off 2012 Winner

CSS Off 2012 Winner

Worldwide HTML5/CSS competition winner

CSS Off 2012 Winner

Unmatched Style held a global competition for front-end developers where a design was provided and entrants were given 2 weeks to code it up.

Each entry was marked by 10 industry-renowned judges (including Chris Coyier and Ethan Marcotte). Marking criteria included code cleanliness, validation, interactions, project size, good choice points, browser support & responsiveness.

Out of 400+ worldwide contestants I landed 1st place, with 85.03 points!


Fairtrade on the road - Tumblr Fairtrade on the road - Tumblr

Fairtrade on the road

Front-end and Back-end Development

Fairtrade on the road

From a given design, I single-handedly completed all development of Fairtrade International's Tumblr blog.

The blog is a huge success, and has several advanced features including: endless scrolling, a 'sticky' header, Twitter integration, a client-editable tag navigation list and a fully fluid, responsive design.

Try it on your tablet/mobile, or try resizing the browser to see how both layout and functionality adapt.

  • Tumblr development
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • jQuery
  • Responsive design

NuBlue Advent Calendar NuBlue Advent Calendar

Advent Calendar Giveaway

Web Design / Front-end & Back-end Development

Advent Calendar Giveaway

For NuBlue, I single-handedly designed and developed this animated, interactive prize giveaway website. The site was a huge success, had thousands of entrants and provided great publicity for NuBlue and their clients.

To see what happened on different days of December, change the last number of the URL.

  • Web Design
  • Front-end Development
  • PHP Development
  • XHTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • Custom jQuery
  • Cufon

Virgin Media Connect Virgin Media Connect

Virgin Media Connect

Project Lead / Web Design / Front-end Development

Virgin Media Connect

For one of the UK's leading broadband providers, I designed, front-end developed and project managed their Connect Partnership Programme website.

The scheme allows Virgin Media to work with landlords to provide TV, Broadband and Phone services to their customers.

  • Web Design
  • Front-end Development
  • XHTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery


Censura Censura

Censura

Web Design / Front-end Development

Censura

Censura is a feature-packed reviews and ratings application.

I gave Censura's promotional website a fresh new design and sliced it into compliant XHTML, CSS and JavaScript.

  • Web Design
  • Front-end Development
  • XHTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • Cufon

myKetoPlan myKetoPlan

Nutricia : myKetoPlan

Project Lead / Web Design / Front-end Development

Nutricia : myKetoPlan

Nutricia (Danone) is a global medical nutrition specialist. I project-managed, designed and front-end developed their myKetoPlan website - a handy tool used by Health Care Professionals to plan ketogenic diets for epilepsy sufferers.

The user can create ingredients, recipes and meal plans by dragging items onto a weekly schedule. myKetoPlan will examine this schedule and recommend dietary changes.

  • Web Design
  • Front-end Development
  • XHTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • CakePHP



Rubiks Cube Animation Rubiks Cube Animation

Rubiks Cube Animation

3D Animation / Adobe After Effects

Rubiks Cube Animation

For a university project, I designed, planned and produced this 3D animation featuring the Rubiks Cube, along with all its music.

This is best viewed with the sound on!

  • 3D Animation
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Musical score

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