Digital Leader: Mobile first, eCommerce, UX/UID, Scalable Deployments & Rapid Prototype Development. Sometimes tech journalist.

About

Benjamin Nicoll

Benjamin Nicoll (B.Bus (Mktg,ISys), MCP)

 

 

Ben's career has spanned across roles in technology, creative strategy and business management, including: marketing, public relations, digital production, project management, web development and systems administration.

 

Ben is best known for architecting scalable eCommerce applications, user experience design, responsive design techniques, social / fan / user engagement strategies and rapid prototype development.

 

Ben has a strong background in startup ventures after building several functional web applications and a successful exit of his design agency Nicoll Design which was acquired by Wrights Public Relations Group in 2005.

 

 

 

Some tools i've used

Server Side / Hosting

Amazon Web Services
Ubuntu
Apache HTTP Server
NGINX
Plesk
CPanel
Windows Server IIS
 
 
 
 

Programming

PHP
Python
ASP
 
 
 

Databases

MySQL
PostgreSQL
Redis
 
 
 

Content Management / eCommerce Platforms

Magento
Drupal
Drupal Commerce
Drupal Ubercart
Django
Sitecore
Wordpress
CMS Made Simple
Siverstripe
Joomla
CS Cart
ZenCart
OSCommerce
PHP My Directory
Shopify
 
 

Frontend Development

HTML5
CSS3
LESS
SASS
jQuery
Bootstrap
Foundation Grid System
960 Grid System
BluePrint Grid System
Drupal Omega Grid System
 
 

Project Management / Task Tracking

Jira
Asana
ZenDesk
Basecamp
BugHerd
Salesforce
SugarCRM
 
 
 
 
 

Testing

New Relic
Blaze Meter
Blitzio
 
 
 

Version Control

Git
Subversion
GitHub
BitBucket
 
 

Integration / Add-On Services

Google Authentication
Facebook Developer
Twitter Developer
Xero
AddThis Social Media Sharing
 

E-Mail Marketing

Campaign Monitor
MailChimp
Mandrill
 
 
 

Analytics

Google Analytics
Nielsen
Woopra
PiWik
AWStats