About Me

Hi! I’m Paul Maloney, a freelance WordPress Developer, front-end developer, and web designer from Liverpool.

Here’s a few fun facts about me:

  • When I’m not working on web projects, I am a Judo coach.
  • I mostly use three dots in place of a comma, I also exclaim frequently!
  • My first job was rewinding VHS tapes in a Blockbuster (Millennials feel free to ask!)
  • One thing on my bucket list is to Skydive.

Basically, what I’m telling you is that I like to stay busy and keep things varied. That’s also, as it happens, why I work on a freelance basis. I like everyday not being the same, the challenges that freelance can bring and working with a wide variety of clients. Additionally, this taste for consistent change means that I can adapt to any challenge.

I started out 20 years ago in print design and 16 years ago, I made the switch to web design and development. Of course, my passion for beautiful designs never died out and my years in print have only ensured that not only do I provide accessible, high-quality websites to my clients, but they always are visually beautiful, too.

I’m a strong believer in collaboration and will never provide a website that has pre-made templates or solutions as I understand the importance of providing solutions that are directly catered to the specific needs and demands of a business.

This is why I choose WordPress. WordPress offers the versatility that I enjoy, and I love creating themes and custom plugins on the platform. This combined with my passion for front-end development means I can always guarantee clean, standards compliant websites with a focus on usability and accessibility, without neglecting the visuals and creatively designed user interfaces.

I have a personal as well as professional investment in the work that I do and ensure that not only am I up to date on industry and technological advances but that I ensure that when necessary or possible, these are implemented for my clients.

Finally, let’s get into the technicalities of what I do. I work using:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • PHP
  • SASS

In development I make use of Grunt and Version Control with GIT.

TL;DR
I'm a designer, frontend developer and WordPress developer!
paul

Interviews & Articles

These are a few of my more recent mentions, articles and interviews.

Web Design For Dummies - Technical Editor

.Net Magazine - Amber Weinberg and Paul Maloney on Hired.im

.Net Magazine - Get to grips with shortcodes in WordPress

.Net Magazine - Implement Google Custom Search into WordPress

.Net Magazine - Protect your WordPress site with .htaccess

onextrapixel - WordPress Cheatsheet: What You Need To Know In One Sheet

launch.co - Article On "Slipsum"