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Welcome.

My name is

Karl Carpenter.

Professional

website developer

with over 25 years experience.

Skills

Coding

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP), PostgreSQL, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML5 and CSS3 (including animation).

Platforms

Servers

Experienced with DNS, Apache and Nginx, installing SSL certificates, Linux Shell etc.

Graphic Design

Animation (Adobe Suite, Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, Media Encoder, Lightwave3D including character animation, 2D and 3D), particles and special effects, film credits, logo design, image and file format conversion.

Check out my animation showreel produced between 1998 - 2004. I composed the music in Acid Pro.

Marketing

Experienced in UI / UX design, SEO, (Ex-Google Analytics Certified) and with Google Ads and Facebook PPC advertising.

Experienced in Moz, SEMrush, Google Search Console, Google Analytics, Google My Business, Google Ads, Facebook Ads.

Customer Service / Interpersonal

No personality clashes or interpersonal issues, ever. I listen and empathise. I'm progressive, open-minded and deeply egalitarian. Able to accept criticism, admit mistakes and learn from others.

This Page

  • Is 100% W3C Valid
  • Receives a (notoriously difficult to achieve) 100 / 100 optimisation score in Google PageSpeed Insights.
  • Passes the Google Mobile-Friendly Test
  • Works without JavaScript.
  • The page was hand-coded from scratch. It is 100% my own work with no frameworks or libraries. All animation is CSS3. The page weighs under 50KB - around 2% of the average page size.
    • This Page
      44KB
    • Average Web Page
      2,000KB
    If all web pages were coded like this one, we wouldn’t see another news story about websites crashing!

Commercial Websites

knobby.com.au

Shopify Plus site with ReCharge subscriptions. This website was built by me between 2019-2022.

discountlightingandfans.com.au

Shopify. Modified theme to client requirements. Lots of custom work.

hairhonchos.com.au

Built from scratch (HTML, CSS, JQuery) for my wife's hairdressing business.

mousebuilt.com.au

My neglected WordPress multisite 😔

Previous clients include:

BMW Logo Adeliade Casino Logo Channel 7 Logo Accor Hotels Logo Knobby Queensland Rail Logo iPrimus Logo Schweppes Logo Australia Post Logo Mooloolaba Surf Club Logo Peregian Springs Logo The Athlete’s Foot Logo

Contact

Mobile: 0457 079 518
It is 1:05pm  where I live (Sunshine Coast, Queensland).

Email:

Download resume.

I look forward to hearing from you.