Danny Allen

Who I Am

I am Danny Allen, a Great British full-stack web developer.

I currently live in Barcelona, Spain.

I design and implement user interfaces and experiences, across web, mobile, and native applications.

I provide highly skilled and effective services worldwide through my company Wonderscore Ltd.

My Skills and Work speak for themselves and tell my story better than any text here could.

My Story (so far...)

My Skills

Work

Websites

FiveBX http://fivebx.com/

The 11-minute daily workout that really works, from the comfort of your home - needs no equipment and little space.
Role
Creator
When
2011 - present
Tech
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • jQuery Mobile
  • HTML5
  • CSS3

Schedu.la http://schedu.la/

Manage your world with social scheduling.
Role
Creator
When
2011 - present
Tech
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • jQuery

Lookfwd http://lookfwd.com/

Look forward to new releases of your anticipated music and movies.
Role
Creator
When
2010 - present
Tech
  • PHP
  • MongoDB

Meety http://meety.co.uk/

A better learning management system.
Role
Creator
When
2007 - 2010
Tech
  • PHP
  • MySQL

Commercial

Wonderscore Ltd http://wonderscore.co.uk/

I established Wonderscore Ltd as a vehicle for my ongoing product development and consultancy work. Some of my projects are under non-disclosure conditions, however my varied work includes an advanced JavaScript-based SCORM-compliant e-learning system (content authoring and display modules), a custom Moodle package for a large provider of corporate career development courses, and being a key member of a small team making a cross-platform, customer-facing application for a major UK government department, amongst other client work.
Role
Director
When
2011 - present
Tech
  • Javascript
  • Python
  • HTML
  • CSS

Ents24 http://ents24.com/

Ents24 are a major UK events listing and ticketing company, with over 1.4 million page views a month. My role was to redesign and implement changes in order to increase user engagement time and conversion rates for the sales of tickets.
Role
Full-stack Web Developer
When
2010 - 2011
Tech
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • jQuery

Fatsoma http://fatsoma.com/

Fatsoma are an events ticketing company. My role included design and development of various aspects of the ticketing system and main website, including working directly with clients of prestigious venues and events to integrate their branding into the existing sales framework.
Role
Web developer
When
2009 - 2010
Tech
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • PrototypeJS

Open source

KDE Commit-Digest http://commit-digest.org/

A weekly overview of the development activity in KDE.
Role
Editor-in-chief
When
2006 - present
Tech
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • PrototypeJS

Enzyme http://enzyme-project.org/

An open source web application for producing KDE Commit-Digests.
Role
Creator and maintainer
When
2010 - present
Tech
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • PrototypeJS

Kanagram http://www.kde.org/applications/education/kanagram/

Kanagram is a game based on anagrams of words for KDE.
Role
Concept and designer
When
2005
Tech
  • Inkscape

Blinken http://www.kde.org/applications/education/blinken/

Blinken is a game for KDE based on the famous 1978 device.
Role
Concept and designer
When
2005
Tech
  • Inkscape

Monochrome http://kde-look.org/content/show.php/Monochrome?content=18317

A simple, scalable complete iconset for the visually impaired.
Role
Designer
When
2005 - 2008
Tech
  • Inkscape

Primary http://kde-look.org/content/show.php/Primary?content=39469

A colour version of the Monochrome iconset.
Role
Designer
When
2007 - 2008
Tech
  • Inkscape

KDE e.V. Quarterly Reports http://ev.kde.org/reports/

Reports about the activities of the KDE e.V.
Role
Editor and layout
When
2007 - 2010
Tech
  • Scribus
  • Inkscape

3D renderings

Blender 3d (Set 1) False

Renders of some 3d modelling I taught myself using Blender 3d.
Role
Personal experiments
When
2005 - 2007
Tech
  • Blender

Blender 3d (Set 2) False

Renders of some 3d modelling I taught myself using Blender 3d.
Role
Personal experiments
When
2005 - 2007
Tech
  • Blender

3D animation

Blender 3d (Animation) http://vimeo.com/dannya/

Animations of some 3d modelling I taught myself using Blender 3d.
Role
Personal experiments
When
2 - 0
Tech
  • Blender

Real world items

Table Football False

Celebrating the famous victory of Birmingham City over Arsenal in the 2011 Carling Cup Final.
Role
Designer and constructor
When
2011
Tech
  • Saw
  • Screwdriver
  • Ruler

Dance Arcade Machine False

An arcade cabinet and dance platform for the In The Groove rhythm arcade game.
Role
Designer and constructor
When
2008
Tech
  • Saw
  • Screwdriver
  • Ruler