Ben Palmer

I’m a Freelance Web Designer & Developer Based in Sheffield, England.

“if this isn't nice, i don't know what is”

I build high-quality, user-friendly websites using the latest technologies and platforms.
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“all animals are equal but some are more equal than others”

I’m trained in search engine optimisation.
I design and build by thinking like your clients.
I believe in going the extra mile.
I really like giraffes.

“the world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before”

here are some nice things that i made...

Bug

Bug is a simple issue-tracker created specifically for small teams.

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Lasik Eyes

Home the UK’s largest collection of laser eye surgery reviews.

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10lb Gamer

A gaming blog made for three guys who love to game.

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“it’s not the beard on the outside that counts, it’s the beard on the inside”

the year was 1987

curiosity killed the videostar

in south Sheffield born and raised, on the mega drive is where i spent most of my days.

as a kid i was fascinated with how things worked much to the dismay of my patient mother who watched in horror i was took the last screw out of our VHS player. triumph! the intention was to figure out how it worked but i’m pretty sure all that happened was that i broke the damn thing.

not to worry! soon after, i was introduced to the internet and as tempting as it was to take the computer apart (that would come later) i got hooked on the web. i spent hours picking apart websites and software trying to quench the thirst for knowledge.

some years later

i made some things

this curiosity and desire to learn was how i taught myself to code. i went to university and studied games design where i drew pretty pictures, learn to code some more, made beautiful *ahem* 3d models, and finally, made pretty games.

upon leaving however, i knew that the web was the place for me. i *somehow* managed to talk myself into a job working at a great design agency in Leeds.

from Leeds back to Sheffield, i’ve worked for several agencies where i’ve built websites for huge multi-national companies and worked with some amazing people.

and then some more

here's what i'm good at:

  • Wordpress
  • PHP
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • Umbraco
  • .NET
  • Drupal
  • Laravel
  • Angular
  • VueJS
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