Manchester Based Freelance Certified Magento developer, Alex Hooton

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My broad skill set includes: HTML, CSS, Sass, Web Development, SEO (Search Engine Optimisation), Microsoft SQL, MySQL, ColdFusion PHP and jQuery/Javascript.

Web Developer Specialising in Web Design & Magento eCommerce.


Began full time working life in IT as a Computer Operator on IBM mainframes at Hoskyns Group (Now Gap Gemini).


Joined Rocc Computers in 1997 as a Cobol programmer to fight the Y2K bug, cross trained to Borland Delphi and developed civil engineering software for windows.


Became a freelance programmer after being made redundant, created my first e-commerce website in 2001 using ColdFusion & Microsoft SQL Server.


Head hunted and finally introduced to Magento in 2007.


Building websites for private clients around the world and several design houses in the North West.


Finally built up the courage to take my Magento exam.

My other interests concern the sea, I am a PADI Dive Master and IKO Kite Surfing instructor.