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Richard Townsend

Data and Composition Developer/Analyst, Senior Data and Document Composition Developer, Document and Data Composition Developer

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  • Languages: French (Limited professional)
  • Last update: 10.01.2020
Doc1Generate, ISIS Papyrus, Thunderhead, O2, AFP, Metacode, Postscript, PDF, PCL, XML, XHTML, HTML, CSS, Streamweaver, Test, StreamDiff, Elixir, Ultraedit, AFP viewing, Visual Basic, Excel, scrum, Agile, Data analysis, database, SQL, Agile methodologies, PERL, coding, debugging, series 5, Teradata, C#, extract, transform and load, ETL, VB, SQL programming and SQL databases, UNIX operating systems, AIX and Solaris, MVS, OS400 mainframe operating systems, Programming, C, Javascript, Ebilling packages, Microsoft Office components, Access, Visio, PowerPoint, Spreadsheets, Access databases, VBA
  • 08/2017 - 12/2019

    • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Senior Designer and Data/Document Composition Developer
  • On project Shetland developing and designing dynamic digital A5 booklets for Scottish Widows/Halifax
    products for online and print output. Engaging with stakeholders and business analysts. Working to
    scrum and Agile methodologies.

  • 01/2017 - 07/2017

    • Student Loans Company
  • Data and Composition Developer/Analyst
  • Developing electronic document applications. Data analysis in database software, xml, SQL.
    Manipulating data to comply with requirements. Working to scrum and Agile methodologies.

  • 07/2015 - 01/2017

    • Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) PLC
  • Senior Data and Document Composition Developer
  • Developing electronic document applications e.g. email, text messages and print output. Composition
    software used is Doc1 version 6, Thunderhead, O2 (Infracast), PERL. My current duties include;
    designing applications, migration, documentation, writing specifications, coding, testing and
    debugging templates to comply with specified requirements. The role also requires maintenance and
    support of existing document templates.

  • 02/2010 - 06/2015

    • Williams Lea PLC
  • Document and Data Composition Developer
  • Working on development of commercial documentation in composition software i.e. Exstream 6 & 8, DOC1
    series 4, series 5, Teradata (formerly ECircle), E2 vault. Also responsible for pre/post-process in
    C# and extract, transform and load (ETL) tools. Projects worked on at WilliamsLea include AXA
    insurance and several for TalkTalk.

  • 06/1996 - 07/2008

    • Group 1 Software Europe PLC (now Pitney Bowes)
  • Technical Consultant
  • Working on commercial digital printing projects developing applications in DOC1 software and acting
    as a software consultant for customers. My duties were to program commercial print applications in
    DOC1 software, install and test them. The work also involved on site duties, writing specifications,
    customer liaison, mentoring clients and project management.

  • 10/1995 - 05/1996

  • VBA Programmer

  • 09/1992 - 02/1993

    • Norsk Hydro
  • Mechanical Engineer

  • 09/1990 - 08/1991

    • Ogilvie and Oliver Building Services Consultancy
  • Mechanical Design Engineer

  • 08/1986 - 08/1987

    • Disabled Persons Research Unit
  • project assistant