Hi :)

I'm David, and I am looking for the next opportunity to help you do awesome things.

Coding is my thing, and I would love to here from you, so check out what I can do then drop me a line.

Lets build some awesome.





Front End







Package Managment



Stack Overflow

28,000+ rep, Top 1% overall



5,000+ commits, 20 repos, 41 forks




Operating in the field of digital image processing with a focus on high quality, creative yet effortless photographic solutions. Supporting any club, charity, community group or school achieve their fundraising targets.



Print photos directly to Walgreens, Duane Reade, and Warehouse Stationary. Print your Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Picasa, Flickr and Twitter images.

Midlands Health Network

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Midlands Health Network's provider site keeps practices updated with news, resources, information and best practice guides to assist in the delivery of good health care for patients.

Wiakato Medical Research


The Waikato Medical Research Foundation (WMRF) is a charitable foundation established in 1986 to promote, encourage and sustain medical research in the Waikato region.

Midlands Community Pharmacy Group


MidCPG is a Not for Profit Charitable Trust with a membership of approx 100 pharmacies from across the Midland Region. (The Midland Region encompasses Waikato, Taranaki, Lakes and Tairawhiti).

Niemand Peebles Hoult Barristers


Niemand Peebles Hoult is an award-winning boutique Hamilton, New Zealand based law firm. Niemand Peebles Hoult offers advice and assistance surrounding a large area of legal matters. We focus on providing options and solutions for your individual situation.

Country Providore

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The Country Providore is the place to go for chic homewares and gifts, as well as specialty and everyday foods from local providers.

Wonder Horse


The team at Wonder Horse are dedicated to bringing unrivalled drinks quality and service to a discerning crowd of grown-ups.

The Scullery


The Scullery offers quality kitchenware and has a product range that includes some of the worlds leading kitchenware brands such as Le Creuset, WMF, Henckels, Scanpan, Bialetti and Peugeot. At The Scullery we pride ourselves on providing an excellent shopping experience.



New Zealand's Premier Artisan Butchery. Family owned & operated since 1939.

Rocket Speed Equipment


Since 2005 Rocket Speed Equipment has been building high end hot rods, customs and muscle cars along with designing and fabrication of one off parts. Based in Hamilton, New Zealand Rocket can cater to your old school auto request no matter how big or small the job is.

Fairview Educational Services


Fairview Educational Services. Driving your career forward.

Jonesys Garage


New Zealand’s Classic Chevrolet Specialists.

Ingham Driven


Licensed dealers for Mercedes-Benz, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Great Wall, Chery and Isuzu, with a great range of used cars.

Ngatea / Waiuku Milking Machines


Ngatea / Waiuku Milking Machines understands that farmers require reliability, flexibility and expert advice, with over 26 years in the business we offer a wealth of knowledge and reliable service you can count on.

Power Farming Group Rewards


PFG Australia have now partnered with Virgin Australia's Velocity Frequent Flyer program in order to reward you when your dealership purchases parts from PFG Australia! Earn Points that can be used for fantastic rewards. It's all about getting you exciting rewards!

Origin Agroup


Origin Agroup is New Zealand's only farm machinery co-operative providing members and their customers with high quality farm equipment directly from the manufacturers.

New Zealand Boer Goat Breeders Association


The New Zealand Boer Goat Breeders Association is the guardian of the Boer goat breed in New Zealand.

Raptor Editor


Raptor Editor - Open source HTML5 WYSIWYG editor.



Goskey Coupons offer a wide selection of discount coupon codes and daily sales from NZ's leading retailers as well a large selection of International retailers.

Score a Seat


All Blacks vs England 2014 Steinlager Series | Score a Seat

Liquid Lab


New Zealands largest watersports pro shop! Liquid Lab for all the leading brands when it comes to watersports.

Smart Trade


At STIL we know loyalty, and as a specialist business-to-businessloyalty programme provider weunderstand how to help businessesattract, retain and grow customers.

Bring Back the Mexican Wave!


Stadia officials around the world have been forced to ban the iconic crowd Mexican Wave due to the actions of individuals throwing objects and beverages becoming a significant concern to public and player safety. We find ourselves, as fans, at a crucial crossroads and about to wave it goodbye.

The Right Tyre


Since the introduction of the first MICHELIN ENERGY tyre in 1992, Michelin has established itself as a market leader in fuel saving technology. The MICHELIN GREEN X marking is your guarantee the tyre has met the high rolling resistance standards set by Michelin.

Aria Creative


Stylish European quality accessories for women.



GetGenuine™ provides the automotive industry with a loyalty program designed specifically to reward trade customers for purchasing genuine parts.



The Avantidrome is all about giving anyone the opportunity to experience the thrill of riding an indoor track. We can provide all the gear necessary to get you out on the track.

Jake Campus Nutrition


Customised nutrition plans to cater for the clients individual needs.






Emulex, Avago Technulogies


PAN Media

Evoke Creative, ASAP Productions

Significant Work

Mammoth PHP Component Framework. Lead development on a modular framework to aid rapid website development. Using this framework we could create fully functional and styled websites in a matter of days. Combined with our site management platform, all websites were constantly integrated, upgraded, and tested.

Capabilities included:


Design and implementation of a Microsoft Access database to store business information. Administration of Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 10+ Windows workstations (98, XP, Vista). Conversion and consolidation of ISP (SMTP) and legacy Novell email systems into Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft Outlook clients.



Web development and graphic design. Developing and maintaining existing websites use PHP, MySQL, XHTML, CSS, and Jojo CMS.



Tutoring students in Delphi, Java, PHP, HTML, C# and KPL programming and SQL.

Previous experience, 2002-2009, includes freelance web development and design, hospitality, and restaurant management.


Diploma in Information and Communication Technology Level 6 (awarded with merit)

Livestock improvement award for the highest achiever


Diploma in Information and Communication Technology Level 5 (awarded with merit)

Connect nz award for the highest achiever


Certificate in Computing and Information Technology Level 5 (passed with merit)


National Certificate in Computing Level 3 (passed with merit)


Game Jams

Viking Brawl (Global Game Jam 2017)


Spacetime (js13k 2016)

13kb total game size (including assets/sounds)


Argonauts (Global Game Jam 2016)


Gravity Jam (Global Game Jam 2015)

Site Favorite


Fourbro Beardbro Bro Battle (Global Game Jam 2014)


The Seeker (Global Game Jam 2013)

Site Favorite



Toby Hutchings, PAN Media Digital Director.

"It is my pleasure to recommend David Neilsen, his performance working as lead software developer for PAN Media Limited proved that he will be a valuable addition to any company."

"I have known and employed David for five years in my capacity as a Found, Director and Digital Operations Manager at PAN Media, and one year previously as Managing Director at Evoke Creative Limited (Evoke Creative was acquired by PAN Media in 2010). PAN Media is a full service advertising agency with approximately 15 staff based in Hamilton, New Zealand. PAN’s services include creative design, advertising, website design and software development. David worked for me on numerous projects as a lead software developer, and based on his work, I rank him as one of the best developers I have ever worked with."

"David has distinguished himself by consistently producing exceptional work, often under tight deadlines and with complex requirements. In his time at our company David has demonstrated a thorough and robust knowledge of software development principles. His ability and ambition to learn and adapt to new technologies is nothing short of impressive."

"David is an exceptionally competent software developer with good analytical and communication skills. He is well regarded by his peers and clients alike. Based on his performance in our company, he will be an extremely positive asset to your team. David is highly intelligent but also a great guy, and given the opportunity I would not hesitate to work with David again in the future."

David Walsh, Mozilla Web Developer.

"Raptor Editor looks epic, and probably just what I'm looking for."

Blaine Rakena, Multimedia tutor at Wintec.

"David has a positive attitude towards attaining his goals and is not afraid of hard work and extensive study to achieve them. David has a friendly personality and has shown patience and consistency when working with others. He has the ability to communicate effectively both in a one on one and public speaker environment."

Alan Fish, Owner operator of InnovatioNZ Ltd.

"The contract involved was short term, There was a Specific time frame in which David had to work he completed the tasks set in the time available."

"David is gaining experience, He was able to apply himself outside into new areas where he had no experience and solve these competently."