Christopher Balchin - freelance Ecommerce Consultant, and CTOChristopher Balchin

I’ll keep my CV short. Just a quick introduction to the things I’ve spent the last ten years working on, learning about and specialising in. If you’d like to see a few of my favourite projects, take a look here.

eCommerce
Magento CE/EE
Jigoshop (Core)
WooCommerce
Frameworks
Zend
jQuery
Symfony
Prototype JS
Operations
AWS
Git
MySQL / Aurora
Nginx / Apache
Performance
Solr
Redis
Varnish
Memcache
Content (CMS)
WordPress
Expression Engine
Freedom To Exist 2015 - Present
IEB Trading 2015
Tasked with creating a highly-available architecture to cater exponential business growth, recruiting full stack talent for an agile team in order to implement an end-to-end deployment platform delivering a fully scalable Magento Commerce build using Amazon Web Services.
MADE.com 2013-2015
Great design direct from the makers. Leading efforts on performance optimisation, Varnish caching, theme, module and checkout refactoring, data planning and implementation.
Un.titled 2012-2013
An award winning creative agency that specialises in strategy, brand, e-commerce, design, digital and print.
Jigowatt 2009-2012
From design to deployment, delivering expert solutions for enterprise customers specialising in the WordPress open source platform.
Freelance Website Developer 2003-2008