James Hemphill

Web Developer / Designer

James Hemphill

Web Developer / Designer

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James Hemphill

Web Developer / Designer
International Development, GIS, Government, NGO
(HTML, CSS, Angular.js, C#.NET, MSSQL, PHP, MySQL, Adobe CC)

Specialist in Web Development, Database Design and Graphics

Portfolio (2010-2015) #pacific #internationaldevelopment

Work Experience

Southern Sky Creative Ltd.

Founder - April 2013 - Present

Project Planning and Implementation in the following 5 key areas:

  • Web Design and Development
  • Database Design and Administration
  • Corporate Rebranding and Graphics
  • Data Visualizations and Dissemination Product Development
  • Training Workshop Delivery

Current Main Project: Lead Technical Consultancy in the Regional Pacific Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) Design Team. Primarily working on coordinating resources for the enhancement of Pacific Island EMIS, and working on the Solomon Islands EMIS website and collection systems (Angular.js, MVC, C#.NET, plottable.js, SQL Server, SSRS).

Company website: www.sscreative.uk

Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), New Caledonia

Web Developer/Data Dissemination Specialist - Feb 2010 - April 2013

National Development Work

  • Coordinator and Trainer for online data dissemination tools for the Pacific
  • Website upgrades of the Vanuatu, Samoa, Tonga, Niue, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Fiji, Wallis & Futuna, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea.

Regional Development Work

  • Lead Developer for the Pacific Regional Information System (PRISM) upgrade strategy (www.spc.int/prism) and the National Minimum Development Indicator Database (NMDI) (www.spc.int/nmdi), including management of 4 staff
  • Design and Implementation of a partnership strategy with the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat for publishing Official Development Assistance information – www.spc.int/nmdi/forumcompact
  • Development of an innovative time-series animation tool for Pacific data

Download Portfolio 1 as a PDF from here, and Portfolio 2 as a PDF from here

More detail available via my Linkedin page

Cayman Islands Government, Grand Cayman

Web & Gis Developer/Analyst - Nov 2007 - Feb 2010

  • Lead Developer for the Cayman Islands national mapping website utilising Visual Studio 2008 with ESRI ArcGIS Sever 9.3. Advanced use of the following: C#.NET 3.5, Javascript, AJAX, HTML, CSS.
  • Lead Developer for departmental web services allowing data from our SQL Server and Oracle databases, serving datasets (Lists and DataTables), crystal reports (byte[]), PDF maps (byte[]) using C#.NET with ArcObjects.
  • Lead Developer for the Emergency Management Mapping and Analysis (EMMA) software utilising Visual Studio 2008 (converting old VB.NET 2.0 to C#.NET 3.5) and ESRI ArcObjects (ArcEngine 9.3).
  • Support provided for database and server administration, initiating integrity checks and IP configuration troubleshooting. Plus the provision of departmental IT support with software/hardware configurations and user profiles.
  • Major consultancy role in providing Turks and Caicos with a Land Registry Application (WinForms), departmental website and online mapping facility.

Download Portfolio from here

More detail available via my Linkedin page

Landmark Information Group, UK - View Portfolio (2003-2007) as PDF

GIS Developer - May 2006 - Nov 2007

  • GIS Web Developer specialising in ArcGIS Server 9.2 with Visual Studio 2005 C#.NET.
  • Initialising PayPal with SQL Server to provide a platform for the sale of historic maps.
  • ArcObjects integrated with C#.NET and HTML within the ASP.NET platform plus extensive work with Javascript to enable efficient display functionality.

More detail available via my Linkedin page

Jacobs Babtie, UK - View Portfolio (2003-2007) as PDF

GIS Engineer/Developer - Jan 2003 - Apr 2006

  • GIS Technical Developer for a variety of different business streams (Environment, Water, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, Asset Management, Visual/Vehicle Surveys and Acoustics).
  • ‘Structures’ database development in association with Oracle using ArcMap 9 and Citrix based web connections. Production of detailed specifications according to client requirements (ArcObjects).

More detail available via my Linkedin page


Geography (BSc)

Sussex University (3 Years) - Graduation July 2001

Degree completed in the School of Biological Sciences. Notable modules:

  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Statistics and Research Methods
  • Dissertation on lichen distribution


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James Hemphill BSc