Veteran front end developer & middleweight React engineer with a passion for UI/UX, looking for a JS based role in a collaborative, forward-thinking team.
Working in a small team to build out components for a new Portal in a large React / Redux codebase using TypeScript, React Testing Library, React-i18next and Styled System.
Networked Interactive Presentation app, with React/Redux front end and an express / sockets.io backend, fixing and improve upon a MVP after user testing.
Sept 2020 to March 2021:Jollywise
Converting a React / Redux site to a new design, and new api & with new components. CI with github & Jenkins. Returned to style a christmas quiz, then again to solo dev a React app featuring JS minigames.
Feb - Mar 2020:EDD London
Built React UI for an e-commerce site, then lead on upgrading from desktop-only to device agnostic.
Oct 2019 - Feb 2020:Rehab Agency
Built 8 localisations of 6 iterations of an educational tool. Used React, hooks, CSS modules, JSON, SCORM & Sketch. Advised on bringing parallel projects up to speed.
Using React, modular scss & Storybook to implement a new registration & onboarding system.
May and Sept-Oct 2018:22 design
Projects included a banner for the front page of Talk Talk in HTML 5, prototyping a JS 360 spinner, updating an Opencart website and building a interactive quiz module.
May to Sept 2018:KoffeeCup
Tackled a legacy Angular / Cordova app for onsite tablet and kiosk; reworking content, assets & structure.
Jul 2015 to Dec 2017: Front end ContractorYunoJuno
Building an evolving UX & Front End, taming sprawling legacy CSS & maintaining an extensive design system using practical BEM, Stylus/SASS, Django templating & later React. A highlight was a complete site redesign using only a CSS retheme.
Jul 2014 to Jun 2015: Creative Technologist (part time)MetaBroadcast
Joined a back end team building UIs for prototype metadata tools for the BBC.
Feb 2014 to Jun 2015: Front end ContractorVooDooBytes
Built the front end to agreatplacetobe using Mixture, Liquid, Sass & jQ for integration to Umbraco. Following projects included Cameraworks, Rex & Mariano, Eris Industries, Heineken, DMB Represents, & Blossom Hill.
Feb to Apr 2014Maynard Malone
Quickly picking up Drupal, I used PHP, CSS & jQ to implement new sections of the Organix site.
2012-2014: Senior Interactive Web DeveloperVML London
Responsive builds from microsites to enterprise-level CQ builds, for Colgate, Premier Inn & Premier League including a fluid mobile site that got 500k uniques a day & 3mil in revenue a week. Interim front end lead then focused to CSS & UX as the team upscaled from 6 devs to 20.
I also organised knowledge-sharing workshops, was on the social media committee as tech voice, & was in-house photographer for portraits & events.
2011-2012: Interface DeveloperMRM Meteorite
Microsites for Vauxhall & Nationwide, an Intel facebook campaign, iPad site for Regus, a Phonegapped iphone app for The Mall & championed responsive & parallax design.
2006-2011: Front end developerMRM London
I worked in HTML, CSS & later jQ, reconciling the work of copywriters, designers & back-end devs to produce sites, localisations & HTML emails for clients like Intel, Vauxhall, Sky Movies, MSN & MasterCard.
Away from the keyboard I led initiatives in improving communication between the tech & creative departments, & presented on company values & best practice.