Damien McDonnell - Front-end / Back-end Web Developer

Freelance Web Developer at Freelance Web Developer



Current location


Work category

IT and Technology



Having graduated from the National College of Ireland with a 1st Class Honours in 2008 I have since worked as a PHP developer in a great Irish managed IT services company. I have also partially completed a Masters Degree in Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing in Trinity College, Dublin.

Since March 2011 I have been working as an ASP developer at entertainment.ie
The role also entails the management of the Website Analytics and also the management of the Website Advertisements, using AdTech. This role also includes working with the following technologies: MSSQL, HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery, Ajax, CSS, JSON, XML, Flash, Photoshop and Google Analytics.

Damien McDonnell's Professional Experience

2011 - Present

entertainment.ie - Web Developer / Analyst / Advertisement Management

I am currently working as a Classic ASP developer at entertainment.ie
The role also entails the management of the Website Analytics and also the management of the Website Advertisements, using AdTech.

Key Skills
adtech Ajax ASP (Classic) css HTML html5 IIS6 IIS7 JavaScript jQuery Json Mads MS SQL PHP Windows Server Admin XML
2005 - Present

Freelance Web Developer - Freelance Web Developer

I have been developing websites as a hobby since 2005 and have grown my skills in various languages over the years.

I am experienced in the following technologies:
Java - J2ME

Key Skills
css HTML JavaScript web design web development
2010 - 2011

Stream Global Solutions - XBOX 360 Customer Support

XBOX 360 Customer Support contract at Stream as an Accounts Retention and Support Agent after 3 months as a Tier 1 Customer Support Agent.

Key Skills
customer support
2010 - 2011

Stream Global Solutions - Customer Support / Retention Agent

I worked for Stream Global Solutions on their Xbox Games Console contract from mid-July 2010 to the end of February 2011.
I began working initially as a universal Customer Support Agent, which included providing excellent technical support for Hardware, Software and Billing issues in the European Headquarters in Swords, Co.Dublin.

After 3 months as a universal customer support agent I was promoted to the Retention Team. This role included the handling of inbound calls for Xbox LIVE subscription cancellations. The role demands an excellent retention percentage and also requires an extremely high Customer Satisfaction rating. This role also required excellent product knowledge and communication skills along with a strong sales focus.

Key Skills
Billing Communication skills customer support Technical Support Xbox, Call Center, Sales, Retention, Technical Support, Communication, Product Knowledge, Customer Satisfaction
2009 - 2010

National E-Learning Lab - Research Investigator

Usability testing and data analysis for the National E-Learning Lab.
Human Computer Interaction analyst.

Key Skills
2009 - 2009

OpenPlain - Software Developer

I worked in an Irish start-up company developing critical business process automation tools using batch scripting and also worked on the development of their new Joomla-based website www.officemetrics.com/.

Key Skills
Joomla MS SQL MSSQL Scripting MySQL PHP Process Automation Shell Script
2008 - 2009

Version 1 - PHP Developer

I was responsible for development and maintenance of a mission critical Project and Accounts Management System developed in PHP for a software company of over 200 employees.

Key Skills
2006 - 2008

National College of Ireland - Student I.T. Support / Lab Assistant

Desktop I.T. support for students in National College of Ireland.
Troubleshooting and bug fixing.
Reporting to I.T. manager.
Training of new I.T. Support staff.
Maintainance of Computer, Audio, Video equipment.

2007 - 2007

O2 Ireland - Junior Capacity and Optimisation Engineer

6 month work placement as part of my college course.
Developed a reporting tool using PHP, Oracle, MySQL, Perl

Key Skills

Damien McDonnell's Education and Qualifications


Masters/PostGrad - Mobile Application Development (Partially completed)

Trinity College, Dublin


Bachelor/Degree - Software Systems (1st Class Honours)

National College of Ireland


Bachelor/Degree - 1st Class Honours BSc Software Systems, Software Systems

National College of Ireland

Bachelor/Degree - ,

Trinity College, Dublin

Damien McDonnell's Additional Information