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About Me

Welcome to my personal website and online résumé. I'm an experienced JavaScript and PHP Full Stack Developer from Barbados. This website was created to provide a comprehensive summary of my skills, professional experience and services that I offer to customers as a freelance developer.

  • Name: Owan Hunte
  • Career: Full Stack JS & PHP Development
  • Age: 38
  • Location: Barbados

My Skills

Over the past 11 years I've been building websites, web applications, managing dedicated and virtual LAMP servers and more, gaining experience in various web technologies while continuously learning and growing.

My Resume

A snapshot of which companies I've worked for, my education background and technology certifications.

Hyuna International Ltd.

Back-end Developer

Oct 2018 - Sep 2019

Hyuna International Ltd. is a digital multimedia company that offers its members a unique streaming experience that include select movies, books, music and more. I worked with a team tasked with developing a centralized payment processing gateway. I successfully implemented a full CI/CD pipeline and infrastructure-as-code for this project. I worked extensively with, but not limited to, the following technologies:

  • Node.js
  • Vue.js
  • MySQL
  • AWS Cloudformation
  • AWS DynamoDB
  • AWS Lambda
  • Amazon Kinesis

Sun Group Inc.

Senior Web Developer

Jan 2016 - Oct 2018

Sun Group Inc., an amalgamation of companies formerly branded Caribbean World Travel Services, is headquartered in Barbados and operates 51 offices in 11 countries. I primarily worked with the following technologies in my role as Senior Web Developer:

  • Laravel
  • Joomla
  • CakePHP
  • Less

Chefette

Programmer

Feb 2011 - Apr 2013

An indigenous, family owned, Barbadian company which operates the leading quick service restaurant chain in Barbados under the brand 'Chefette'. During my time working there, I was pivotal in redeveloping the company's website, www.chefette.com.

  • SQL Server 2008
  • ExpressionEngine
  • JavaScript

GeoOrbis Inc.

Senior Web Developer

Jan 2006 - Jan 2008

Worked as the lead programmer, developing mostly websites for real estate companies. While there, I developed a custom content management system (CMS) which was proprietary to GeoOrbis.

  • PHP
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • MySQL

U.W.I Cave Hill Campus

B.Sc. Computer Science

1999 - 2003

B.Sc. Computer Science major at The University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus. Graduated with Upper Second Class Honours.


Activities & Societies:

  • Taekwondo
  • Salsa Dancing

Queen's College

CXC & Cambridge A-Levels

1992 - 1999

Completed studies at Queen's College secondary school with a total of 8 CXC and 3 A-level qualifications.


Activities & Societies:

  • Drama Club
  • Lawn Tennis
  • Basketball

AWS Certified Developer - Associate

Validation Number WWHMDCT1MJRQ1PGH

Sep 07, 2019 - Sep 07, 2022

The AWS Certified Developer - Associate certification is intended for individuals who perform a development role and have one or more years of hands-on experience developing and maintaining an AWS-based application. On September 7th, 2019, I successfully achieved my AWS Certified Developer - Associate certification.

A PDF version of the certificate is available for download.

This certification can be validated at: http://aws.amazon.com/verification

Services

Interested in becoming a client or want to hire me? Get in touch. My freelance/consultancy services include:

Let's Chat

Interested in contacting me? You'll find my contact number and email directly below. Give me a call or whip up an email via your favourite email client.

Call Me

246-826-5613

Skype

owan.hunte