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I’m Simone Silvestroni 👋

I design and code accessible websites since 1998, now using Jekyll and WordPress.


Skills and tools

I’ve been crafting websites from scratch with HTML and CSS since 1997, later adopting PHP to generate the markup and SASS for the stylesheets. I’ve been using WordPress as my CMS of choice since version 1.5, building custom themes and plug-ins. I make a point of putting performance, usability and sustainability at the forefront. I’m well versed in graphic tools such as Figma, Sketch and DTP software like Adobe InDesign.

I can set up, run and maintain local and remote web servers in Apache, PHP, MySQL either through a GUI or SSH. I recently moved to static site generators with or without an headless CMS, especially digging Jekyll with its Liquid template language and Netlify for deployment and production builds. I use git as a versioning system, with Github as my preferred service.

Check out all the tools I use


Web designer at Minutes to Midnight

September 2017-present (Cambridge, UK / Milan, Italy)

Design, front-end development, deployment and maintenance.



Front-end web developer at UI Farm Ltd

May 2012-September 2017 (London, UK)

Co-founder, web designer and UI developer, I worked for clients like Reevoo, Not On The High Street, UniCredit, Women Management and many others. At UI Farm I contributed to building a bespoke responsive framework on top of WordPress, featuring semantic patterns, a fluid grid and custom plugins. Handcrafted using PHP (HTML5), SASS (CSS3), JavaScript and SVG.



Senior UI developer at Bodog

September 2011-May 2012 (London, UK)

Developed gaming and sports applications and accompanying websites, using SASS, Compass, Drupal, jQuery, LAMP, SVN, Web Typography within an Agile environment.

UI developer at New Energy / Part of Accenture

January 2005-September 2011 (Milan, Italy)

Initially working for a subsidiary company, I then fully joined New Energy as a UI developer, ending up leading a multi-discipline UX team, composed by programmers, designers and online market specialists. Within that role, I contributed to the development of UniCredit’s corporate websites, their online banking system, the online acquisition landing pages and forms.

I also produced mockups and working prototypes for the usability tests; helped to set up the internal usability lab and led the A/B testing workflow, including R&D for eye-tracking.

Web designer at Playstos Entertainment

January 2000-January 2005 (Milan, Italy)

While I was the team leader and sound designer for the title Ruff Trigger: The Vanocore Conspiracy, published by Natsume for PlayStation 2, I was also in charge of the design and development of the company website, its subsidiaries and all the games websites.



  • 🇮🇹 Italian: native
  • 🇬🇧 English: bilingual proficiency
  • 🇩🇪 German: elementary

Certifications and courses


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Updated: 14 April 2022

Simone Silvestroni

I design and code accessible websites using Jekyll or WordPress since 1998.

Simone Silvestroni


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