about me

Curriculum vitae

Detailed personal information (Address, telephone numbers) will only be given out on request. All enquiries should be sent to alastair@19nine78.net or use the form on the contact page.

Personal Information

Full Name: Alastair William Murdoch

Age: 23

Date of birth: 19/09/78

Currently holds a full clean driving licence.


1996 - 2000 Strathclyde University Glasgow

Graduated with a BTech in General Technology in November 2000

1990 - 1996 Carrick Academy Maybole


Skill set

I have a strong technical grounding in HTML/XHTML and I am capable of writing valid code to a given doctype, if required. I can also build sites to pass the bobby test and meet the WAI guidelines.

I can work in either text-based editors or wysiwyg tools such as Dreamweaver, although my current preference is the former.

I have considerable experience of Dreamweaver/Ultradev 4, MS Office, Fireworks 4, Photoshop 5.5, Windows 95 - 2000, with basic experience also gained in SQL Server 2000 & IIS5.

Technical skills

Developing Skills

I am currently reviewing the following:

Employment History

December 00 - April 02
cube internet solutions, New road, Ayr

Self-employed as part of a business partnership. Responsibilities included design and specification of websites, book-keeping, preparing proposals & presentations and customer management.

My technical duties comprised of database design, ASP server-side scripting, browser testing and site deployment.

Detailed descriptions of my work can be found in the portfolio section.

June 00 - December 00
Interpak, Maybole, Ayrshire

Employed as a production operative. Responsibilities included:

March 00 - April 00
VAE Baileyfield, Portobello, Edinburgh

Working as part of the design team, my role was to assist in the implementation of a new Bill of Materials system. The work involved:

Other Interests

Mountain biking

I have been a competitive cyclist for many years racing regularly in Regional and National events. I consider myself a skilled bicycle mechanic with a strong interest in suspension set-up and frame design.

Additional Information

I am fully prepared to undertake training.

I can provide references if required.

I am prepared to re-locate if necessary.