Mar 2014–Current

Freelance Full Stack Web Developer

  • JavaScript programming: Gulp, Browserify, React, ES6, NodeJS, jQuery
  • Animation: CSS animation, GreenSock, parallax
  • Responsive HTML5 and CSS3: Sass, Bootstrap, Foundation
  • Backend PHP: Laravel, Lumen, Drupal, WordPress, SilverStripe



Drifter is a team of content and interactive specialists who connect people to brands through digital innovations and captivating content.

For Drifter

For Cummins & Partners

Cummins & Partners


Cummins & Partners won the prestigious Mumbrella Independent Agency of the Year award for 2015, the fourth year running it has picked up an Agency of the Year award.

For The Monkeys


Nov 2012-Mar 2014

The Monkeys


4x Agency of the Year winner The Monkeys’ client list includes Ikea, Telstra, Intel, UBank, Boost Mobile and Parmalat.

Lead Front End Developer, The Monkeys

  • JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, responsive layouts and prototyping;
  • PHP backend architecture and development, Laravel framework;
  • Tools and automation;
  • Create, contribute to and promote open-source projects.

Dec 2011-Aug 2012

The White Agency


The White Agency is a cutting-edge digital advertising agency with a client list that includes CBA, Lexus, Smiggle, iSOFT, Sussan and Coke.

Solutions Architect, The White Agency

  • Architecture, innovation, quality and process;
  • Manager and technical lead for five senior developers;
  • Supervision of freelancers and contractors;
  • Technical specification and oversee of projects developed by the agency's offshore team.

Mar 2010-Dec 2011

Lead Developer, The White Agency

  • Manager and technical lead for three senior developers plus supervision of freelancers and contractors.

Jul 2009-Mar 2010

Senior Developer, The White Agency

  • J2EE back-end design and build;
  • Front-end HTML/CSS/JavaScript build;
  • ASP.NET C# back-end design and build.

Feb 2009-Jul 2009

Studied French levels 1 to 4, Alliance Francaise

Feb 2007–Feb 2009

Infocomp, a Division of GBST


Infocomp’s flagship product, Composer, is the administration platform used by many of Australia’s leading fund managers such as Asteron, Credit Suisse and Macquarie Group.

Java Analyst Programmer, Infocomp

  • J2EE design and build including SOAP web services, ESB (Servicemix) integration and Google Web Toolkit applications;
  • Mentoring, training and code reviews;
  • Made high-level and detailed quantitative estimates;
  • Contributed patches to open source software projects;
  • On-site support.

August 2005–Feb 2007

Binary Star Software

Pete's business Binary Star Software provided software development services specialising in the health industry. It also marketed a handful of polished software products that he designed and developed.

Analyst Programmer, Self-Employed

  • Guest PHP/DreamWeaver trainer for Fearless Media;
  • Rapidreports, a web-based system for distribution of medical reports and results using high encryption and open standards, in Java, Cocoon, XSLT and C++;
  • Bespoke CMS in PHP for www.martybreen.com;

March 2000–August 2005

Illawarra Division of General Practice


Divisions of General Practice provide support, representation and training to GPs, and also conduct various public health programmes.

The IDGP, formed in 1993, now has over two hundred GP members between Helensburgh and Gerringong and is well known for its leading IT focus.

Analyst Programmer, Illawarra Division of General Practice

Sole programmer responsible for full lifecycle of software projects.

  • Taadis, a web-based distributed data system for diabetic patients and GPs, using JSP, SOAP and Java/SWT;
  • Apachiie, a secure web portal to hospital records, in Perl;
  • The software for a live trial of a smartcard authentication system, in JSP and Java;
  • The IDGP’s internal helpdesk/billing intranet system, in JSP;

February 1998–December 1999

Care Net Illawarra

Care Net Illawarra was one of nine Coordinated Care trials undertaken around Australia.

Care Net Illawarra employed specialist Care Coordinators to manage the care of about one thousand elderly patients with complex care needs, and aimed to trial the use of IT and an electronic health record.

Computer Programmer, Care Net Illawarra

Sole programmer responsible for full lifecycle of software projects.

  • Aged-care patient record system in Visual Basic/Sybase;
  • Intranet-based distributed EHR drawing data from Illawarra Area Health Service, GPs and the Health Insurance Commission, in ASP, Sybase and C++.


Jan 2012

PRINCE2 Foundation Certification

Three day project management certification course.

Nov 2009

Sitecore .NET Developer Certification

Three day certification course.


Fundamentals Of Successful Project Management

Two day Skillpath seminar.


Bachelor of Mathematics with Distinction
Bachelor of Computer Science with Distinction
University of Wollongong

  • University of Wollongong Foundation Scholarship;
  • Addison-Wesley Prize 1998 (best average performance in three first-year Computer Science subjects);
  • Dean’s Merit List 2000 and 1998 (top 5% of students in faculty);
  • BCompSc Weighted Average Mark 89%;
  • BMath Weighted Average Mark 82%.


  Yrs Exp. Last Used
C++ 4 2004
C# 3 2012
CoffeeScript <1 Current
ES6 (ECMAScript) <1 Current
Java 12 2014
JavaScript 16 Current
PHP 9 Current
Content Management Systems
Alfresco 3 2012
Drupal 1 Current
Magento 1 2015
Silverstripe 3 Current
Sitecore 3 2012
Wordpress 5 Current
Android 1 2014
Backbone 2 2015
Bootstrap 2 Current
Foundation 1 Current
Google Web Toolkit (GWT) 2 2009
Hibernate 5 2012
Highcharts 3 Current
Isotope 4 Current
jQuery 7 Current
JUnit, JMock, Jasmine (unit testing) 9 2014
Laravel/Lumen 4 Current
NodeJS 4 Current
React <1 Current
Selenium/Codeception 3 2015
Spring 6 2012
Underscore/lodash 4 Current
HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript 16 Current
SSL 14 Current
XSLT/XSL-FO/XPath 8 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS) 4 Current
Apache httpd 16 Current
Servicemix (SOA/ESB, BPEL) 2 2008
Tomcat 11 2012
Websphere 2 2009
Microsoft SQL Server 10 2015
MySQL 10 Current
Oracle 3 2012
Ant 10 2014
Browserify 1 Current
Git/Github 4 Current
Grunt, Grunt-init, Gulp 4 Current
Hudson/Jenkins Continuous Integration 5 2012
Maven2 6 2012
Photoshop/Illustrator 13 Current
RequireJS 3 Current
Subversion 7 2014


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