My name is Schalk Burger. I'm a year old web developer from Cape Town, South Africa.
Server side I develop with PHP and WordPress. I believe that WordPress is the best publishing platform there is to use for both developers and clients, and use it to design and develop awesome WordPress websites for my clients.
My core expertise is supplemented with a diversified skill set that includes graphic design, email marketing, web analytics, UI/UX design and search optimization.
Web development professional with approximately ten years experience developing websites for individual, small business and corporate clients.
Experienced WordPress developer with a focus on usability and modern interfaces built on the latest web technologies.
Sustainable Web Solutions
WordPress maintenance and backups for individuals and small businesses.
SmartStudent provides information & advice for making students smarter.
Online computer hardware store and custom computer builds.
Technicall skills & interests
- Web Design
- Web Development
- WordPress Development
- Responsive Design
- Search Optimization
- User Experience
- Content Marketing
- Email Marketing
- Audio Engineering
- Video Editing
- OS X
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe Premiere Pro
- Visual Studio Code
- Video Games
Introduced to MS-DOS running on a 386 computer. Spent my time playing DOS classics and breaking the computer.
First taste of web design
Built my first website with HTML 4.0 and CSS 2, mostly using iframes & tables - and built with Notepad.
Freelance Web Designer
Turned my hobby into a business by providing freelance web design and development services to individuals, business and corporate clients.
Graduate High School
Graduated from Tygerberg High, with an interest in pursuing studies in information technology.
Started studying towards my BA Socio-Informatics degree at Stellenbosch University
Started my first web development company with two university friends - Sustainable Web Solutions.
Graduate from Stellenbosch University with a BA Socio-Informatics degree.
Started SmartStudent, an educational website and blog that provides information & advice to students regarding applying to university, choosing a course, what to take to university, finding student accommodation and much more.
Custom computer builds that match the consumers usage and budgets, comes preinstalled with greats software.
Web Designer at Kurtosys
Started working at Kurtosys as a web designer. Kurtosys provides an industry class digital experience platform for financial services companies.