Talking Cockatoo

Talking Cockatoo

Freelance Web Development
Websites and eCommerce

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

Hello. I’m Ludo, a French/Australian   freelance  ASP.NETWordPressweb developper based in Biarritz, France, but I can work for anyone anywhere in the world.

AVAILABLE

I’m available for freelancing, just get in touch to see how we can make your project work.

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SERVICES

ASP.NET WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT

I design, architect and code ASP.NET websites with a specialty in back-end development.

WORDPRESS WEBSITE CREATION AND CUSTOMIZATION

I create and customize wordpress websites to your needs.

ECOMMERCE WEBSITE CREATION (WOOCOMMERCE)

I create and customize ecommerce websites based on the WordPress/WooCommerce duo.

WEB PROJECT MANAGEMENT

I can follow and manage any web project, including the most technical aspects.

WORK PROCESS


IDEA


CONCEPT


DESIGN


DEVELOP


TEST


LAUNCH

FUN FACT


12 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE


EVEN CODED IN FORTRAN 77


CAN JUGGLE WITH FIRE DEVIL STICKS

MY WORKS

Qui est à bord ?

Qui est à bord ?

Health 4 Horses

Health 4 Horses

Up2You

Up2You

Wrinkle Clinic Finder

Wrinkle Clinic Finder

Equal Asia Pacific

Equal Asia Pacific

Revolution

Revolution

Electrolux Brands

Electrolux Brands

LET’S GET IN TOUCH

Ludovic Royer

Ludovic Royer

+33 (0)6 95 27 12 50

Just give me a call (French or English) or use the contact form below to get in touch by email and I will get back to you shortly !

LOCATION

WORK HISTORY

Since 2016

Freelance Web Developper

Talking Cockatoo, Biarritz, France

Freelance web developer based in Biarritz, France
Work on any web-based project with Microsoft/ASP.NET or WordPress/WooCommerce technologies

Since 2013

Founder and Director of Technology, Production and Marketing

Qui est à bord ?, Biarritz, France

Co-founded a company designing and selling family-oriented stickers both online and to physical point of sales through various distribution channels.

Activities:
– Managed the financial, legal and social aspects of the company
– Managed sourcing, importing and legal custom rules for the production of stickers
– Managed the marketing, prospection and canvassing of customers and distributors
– Designed, developped, managed hosting, seo, and maintenance of the ecommerce website based on WordPress/WooCommerce

2009-2014

Senior .NET Back-End Web Developer

Orchard Marketing, Sydney, Australia

Senior .NET BackEnd Web Developer for multiple website of the cutting-edge digital marketing agency Orchard Marketing.

Activities:
– Worked in the back-end web development team on more than 40 projects spanning a big range of development technologies used over the years.
– Designed, implemented, tested and deployed the back-end part of new websites based on specifications
– Performed bug fixing, maintenance, code review, improvements and refactoring of existing websites
– Wrote, improved and refactored multiple parts of the internal framework used on any new website, in a maintenable and extendable way using many design patterns and object-oriented concepts, eg. the generic data access layer design and implementation and the generation and usage of WCF services.
– Been the regular backup of the company system administrator for 1.5 years for common tasks

Used the following technologies:
– ASP.NET 3.5 to 4.5 in C#, WebForms, MVC 2 to 4
– LinqToSql with Domain/Repository pattern, Entities Framework 4 to 6, EasyObject with myGeneration/dOOdads, ASMX Web Services, WCF Services, Web API 2
– Javascript/JQuery, HTML5, CSS/LESS, Bootstrap
– EPiServer 5 to 7

Worked under the following development environment:
– Visual Studio 2008 to 2012, SQL Server 2005 to 2012, IIS 5 to 7
– SVN/Tortoise and Git/Stash as source control systems
– Bamboo as continuous integration system
– JIRA as bug tracking system and Confluence for documentation

2008-2009

.NET Web Developer

Just One Place, Sydney, Australia

.NET Web Developer for the main software product (“OnePlace”) of the company, which was Microsoft Gold Partner at the time.
This software was a web-based Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution based on ASP.NET in C# 3.5 and aimed at the FMCG industry, mainly fashion retailers.

Activities:
– Carried out development of the web application with designed, implementation and tests of new functionalities and bug fixing and maintenance of existing functionalities
– Contributed to the design and architecture of the software product
– Designed and carried out setup of the UI automation testing environment with Visual Studio Test Server 2008 and contributed to software product testing
– Worked with Business Analysts to develop end-user requests into software specifications and contributed to the technical and end-user documentation of the software product.
– Assisted in the deployment of the product to the end customers and provided technical assistance to the sale teams and to end customers
– Assisted in supporting the software and networking infrastructure of the company

Used the following technologies:
– C#, ASP.NET 3.5, ASP.NET AJAX, ASMX Web Services
– in-house MVC, Command and Domain/Repository data access layer design patterns
– Telerik ASP.NET AJAX controls

Worked under the following development environment:
– Visual Studio 2008, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server Reporting Services 2005
– SVN/Tortoise as source control system
– NANT/Cruise Control .NET server as continuous integration system

2004-2007

Information System Project Leader

Airbus France, Toulouse, France

Within the “Information Systems & Methods” department of the “Aircraft Performances” department of Airbus France, was IS Project Leader and Application Support Engineer for 17 subcontracted software tools used by the aeronautical engineers in the design office.
Defined, implemented and ensured optimal running of those 17 software tools and associated development methods.

Activities:
– Designed and developed interface layers and urgent functionalities and workarounds through coding in C#, C/C++, Fortran, Shells
– Performed risk analysis, defined IS solutions after preliminary study phase, wrote software specifications, validated IS design dossiers and technical architecture dossiers, monitored budget and validated organization and scheduling of subcontracted projects, performed IS counter validation of subcontracted softwares, ensured project deployment design, deployment implementation, release follow-up, documentation and project assessment reviews
– Represented company interests together with project manager in periodical follow-up meetings with subcontractors
– Monitored application of coding rules defined for each project (C#, C/C++, VB6, Fortran)
– Managed software changes and configuration, designed configuration management(Clearcase)
– Performed homogenization and consistency of chosen IS architectures and ensured durability of information system tools (maintenance easiness, technological risks)
– Responsible for company methodological and quality rules application
– Supported software users regarding various IT issues and urgent requests on software tools.

Used the following technologies:
– C#,.NET 1.1 to 2.0, C/C++, Fortran, Shells (ksh, csh, batch)

Worked under the following development environment:
– Visual Studio 2003 à 2005, Oracle 8.1.7.4 et 10.2.0.4, Xemacs
– Rational Clearcase comme système de source control
– SunOS Unix / Windows dual environment

EDUCATION HISTORY

2001-2003

Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering with major in computer networks

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

Main courses: Computer communication networks, Cryptography and secure communications, Fibre optics networks, Wireless networks, Digital image processing, Scheduling, Discrete event simulation

1999-2001

Master of Science in Electrical and Automation Engineering with major in industrial computing systems and automation

ENSEEIHT – Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Electrotechnique, d’Electronique, d’Informatique, d’Hydraulique et des Télécommunications, Toulouse, France

Main courses: Advanced linear and non-linear automation and control, real time systems, computer engineering, optimization, graph theory, power electronics, electrotechnology

MAIN TECHNOLOGIES

MAIN TOOLS

TESTIMONIALS

MARTIN STAFFORD

MARTIN STAFFORD MANAGING PARTNER / ORCHARD MARKETING

Ludo is an excellent .NET developer with solid architectural and business understanding and works very well within a team or independently. Highly recommended.

JOHNATAN MULLANEY

JOHNATAN MULLANEY DEVELOPMENT MANAGER / ORCHARD MARKETING

Ludo’s reliability, organisation and proactive communication ensure that your project is in safe hands whether he is working on-site or remotely.

His collaborative approach allows him to take complex requirements and gain the necessary clarifications before working seamlessly with the project team through the entire life-cycle.

Technically Ludo is an excellent developer who keeps his knowledge up to date. He has a track record of making the correct design decisions to delivery highly maintainable, performance optimised and scalable software.

Lastly Ludo is a really nice guy who has always been a pleasure to work with and I would be delighted to work with him again.

MICHAEL WARD

MICHAEL WARD PRODUCT MANAGER / JUST ONE PLACE

Ludovic was a valued member of our team at Just OnePlace and embraced each challenge put before him. I would recommend him to any future employer and wish him well in his career.

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