Shelley Bassett is a digital designer/developer based in Melbourne, Aus

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About Shelley

Shelley Bassett and her ginger cat Chester

Shelley is a strategic and results-driven Technical Studio Lead, with experience leading high-performance development teams. She studied digital design with a focus on UI/UX and accessibility, and now brings her careful eye into development and management roles. Based in Melbourne, Australia, she has recently discovered a new enjoyment in traveling to work overseas.

She is proficient in leveraging PHP, JavaScript, other modern languages, and associated frameworks to architect, develop, and optimise robust web applications. With a proven track record of successfully delivering complex projects within scope, on time, and within budget; she can not only manage client expectations, but exceed them.

She specialises in full-stack websites and applications; implementing best practices, code standards, accessibility requirements and performance optimisation techniques to ensure scalable and maintainable projects. Her design background ensures that these solutions are both user-focused and aesthetically pleasing. Within the agency, she is recognised for strong problem-solving skills and the ability to train, motivate, and coach team members.

Currently, Shelley is Studio Lead at Swim Communications and freelances as Brolga Digital.


Languages & Frameworks

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Sass
  • Less
  • TailwindCSS
  • Bootstrap
  • JavaScript
  • Typescript
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • GraphQL
  • React
  • NextJS
  • Gatsby
  • Laravel
  • CodeIgniter
  • Sage LogoSage
  • Roots.io LogoRoots.IO
  • Bedrock LogoBedrock


  • WordPress
  • WooCommerce
  • CS-Cart LogoCS-Cart
  • Strapi LogoStrapi
  • DatoCMS LogoDatoCMS
  • Contentful LogoContentful


  • WHM LogoWHM
  • cPanel LogocPanel
  • Apache
  • NodeJS
  • Heroku


  • PayPal
  • Stripe
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • X (Twitter)


  • JamStack
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • GitLab
  • VS Code
  • NPM
  • Yarn
  • Composer

Software & Programs

  • Figma
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • FileZilla
  • VS Code

Selected Work

Digital Accessibility

  • WCAG 2.2 AAA

Digital Design Systems

  • Adobe XD
  • Figma
  • Sketch

Just for Fun

  • Unity
  • Godot
  • Misc Tech Stacks

Web Applications

  • CodeIgniter
  • Laravel
  • NextJS

Custom WordPress Builds

  • Roots Sage
  • Roots Bedrock
  • WordPress
  • GitHub CI/CD

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