I am Darryl Leckenby
Ethical Geek

Passionate and ethical supply of services supporting your business, website and software.

Imagineering
Creativity Meets Any Challenge

If it can be imagined - I help create it!

Darryl Leckenby
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer

I’m an experienced technical programmer that can understand your challenges from the ground up.

I am Darryl Leckenby
Creator of Websites, Software and Apps!

I’ve been designing, programming and launching software, websites and start-up internet companies for 16 years. I’m one of those rare programmers that also enjoys design, marketing and support. I help you create experiences that transform brands, grow businesses and make people’s lives better. Building branded services and driving sales with powerful ideas.

I'm A Technical Geek
Software/Web Programming

I’m a Microsoft certified solutions developer with 16 years experience programming code for websites, software and marketing purposes.

I'm Creative
Brands and Experiences

I enjoy working with clients to create new brands, identities, website make-overs and improving software design to help users work easier and faster.

I'm Passionate
2nd Generation Programmer

It was my father who taught me my first lines of code. My career is a hobby turned-passion and I love finding out what my next challenge will be.

I'm Experienced
York Based

I’ve been creating software and websites for 16 years. I’m constantly learning and seen all the mistakes so you don’t have to.

Skill-sets
Crafting With Love


Every day I love the mix of programming and design my work provides. This isn’t a job - it’s a passion!

I create software, websites, start-up companies, phone apps, brands, marketing campaign strategies, development teams, custom marketing databases, new opportunities and business for the companies I work with.

  • Programming Skills (Microsoft Stack):Microsoft Visual Studio, Basic, Microsoft .Net Framework (up-to 4.5), ASP.NET, ASP, VB.NET, C#, VB, ASP.NET AJAX, VBA, Access
  • Programming Skills (Web): HTML, Javascript, CSS, Wordpress Customising, XML, Google Maps API Integration
  • CSS Frameworks: 360 Grid System, Bootstrap, Foundation, Gumby
  • Javascript Frameworks: Node.JS, Socket.IO, JQuery
  • Engineering/Infrastructure Skills: SQL Server (7-10.00)Mail Enable, Matrix Mail, Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010, Microsoft IIS 4.0 - 7.0 (Internet Information Server), Microsoft ISA Server 2000/2006
  • Design Tools: Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, Bridge etc)
  • Payment Gateway Integration: Paypal Payments (Standard and Pro), ProtX, Secpay
  • Mobile: Basic4Android (Android)
  • Marketing Skills: Google Analytics, Search Optimisation, Affiliate Scheme Integration
  • Retail Specific Integrations: Google Base/Products Integration, Sanderson Eluid Orders/Stock Integration, Webgains Affiliate Integration
  • Management Tools: Microsoft Project, Kanban Method, Scrum/Sprint methodology
  • Game Related: Minecraft Server Health Protocols
  • Accountancy Related: Sage Line 50 Integration (I used to be a Sage Authorised Developer)
  • Other: Essendex SMS Broadcast Integration, Microsoft Media Player Theme/Skins
200

Months Experience

112

Total Projects

48

Websites

32

Software/App Projects

A Perfect Design is Passion, Dedication, and a lots of Coffee

ORIGIN / DESIGN TEAM

The Difference between ordinary and extraordinary is just that little extra

ALBERT EINSTEIN

The Desire to Create is One of the Deepest Yearnings of the Human Soul

DIETER F. UCHTDORF

What I Do
My Capabilities

A highly skilled programmer with a creative touch.

Programming
Hand Coding

I’ve been a Microsoft trained programmer for 16 years.

Design
Drafts/Final Production

I design with you before I build anything. This is the part we will both enjoy!

Web Optimization
Planned Performance

Improve natural search exposure through good design.

Branding
Refreshing

Logo’s, brand re-vamping, color schemes, product photography etc.

Marketing
Securing New Business

Marketing database, PPC & social campaigns - increased exposure!

Customer Support
The Future Matters!

I help my clients to succeed in the long-term so they return in the future.

My resume is available upon request. If you would like a copy please contact me directly. You can also find out more details about me through the Linked-In website.

Take a Look at
Some of My Work

Please contact me for case studies related to your project. With over 100 projects under my belt this is only a small selection.

All
Branding
Web Design

Darryl is a very keen and talented web developer with an eye for detail and a thirst for self improvement. In short Darryl delivers and help other people to achieve that goal too.

Mark Jones - Programmer

A focused planner with a large skill set.

Nick Macalast - Client

Darryl is driven by a progressive professional IT environment which promotes new technologies and innovation

Jonathan Broderick - Programmer

Very talented individual, with fantastic skills in the industry!

Nicholas Greensides - Programmer

I've enjoyed working with some great organisations
Who uses my work?

From direct clients to agencies, employers to friends. Including...

Vodafone
GlaxoSmithKline
Powergen
GNER
Classic Hospitals
Lawton E Marketing
E.A Games
Used Car Expert
Bill Oddies Bird Food Recipies

Get Connected

Get connected with me on social networks!

My Pricing/Contracting Options
(If I'm available)

The pricings below are for large businesses. If you are a small company, I'll barter with you or even work for free for a good cause

Ad-hoc

£30-50/ph.

  • This is my standard fee based on the skill-sets involved.
  • Availability is my next available hour

Fixed Price Quote

  • Once I understand your project from our conversations, I create a specification. This details my estimated time and delivery. I give you a fixed price based on my hourly fee and time estimation
  • This always works out cheaper than per hour
  • Turnaround is fixed as this is booked work
  • No upfront cost, payment is on milestone completion

Contract

£160 - £250/daily.

  • You block book my time to work on whatever you wish
  • I work on only your projects
  • I work remotely or on-site
  • From 1 week to 6 month contracts

0843 886 4230

E-mail: help@ darrylleckenby.co.uk

Stamford Bridge. Just outside York. England

Get In Touch
Contact Me

I'd like to hear from you.