LEAD DEVELOPER, UXGENT, (DEC 2012 / PRESENT)
React-based accounting system similar to QuickBooks utilizing Flux and ES6 with backend supplied by Express and MongoDB, tailored to property management for UK Client. Multi-media slideshow presentation using Video & Animation with Animate.js, powered by HTML/CSS, for DHX Media’s Annual Report customized for iPad.Web-based ‘ViewBook’ for Humber College, using the Foundation front-end framework with Jekyll & Grunt, efficient use of CSS and Atomic Design to maximize component reusability. Asian market online-ticketing system comparable to Fandango, made with Bootstrap, SASS, Rails and Postgres.iOS & OSX apps for UK client to manage investment portfolio, built with Swift and Parse providing the backend API. Cara Foods branding websites for Montana’s, Wordpress & CMS styling and on-site support. Canada’s Ballet Jörgan, Wordpress customization, styling & content creation.
SENIOR FRONT-END DEVELOPER, LOBLAWS DIGITAL (AUG 2015 / NOV 2015)
SENIOR FRONT-END DEVELOPER, ZOOCASA (AUG 2013 / JUNE 2015)
Lead the front-end development team coming on-board for it’s first major launch. Following this we crafted a whole-new user experience, utilizing a fully-responsive front-end with SASS, Mixins, Variables etc. and applying BEM and Atomic Design to give the site a consistent feel across the board. Styled Property Search, customizing Google Maps and Street View to follow branding and to be accessible on mobile & desktop. Restyled the salesforce internal site using Grunt and SASS to provide a theme for the Real Estate agents, making it responsive and easily accessible on their mobile devices.Jasmine for testing, custom font design & integration, device testing, cross-browser / device testing. Facebook portals, ad marketing, E-mail styling with Litmus for email testing.
LEAD DEVELOPER, HOMESAV (SEPT 2011 / NOV 2012)
Lead a team of 3 developers in the design, planning and implementation of the e-commerce and micro-blogging service. Overhauled front-end to create a richer customer experience with a more fluid consistent feel. Using Bootstrap, Backbone and Ember. Replaced the complex payment process with a more reliable system.Customer migration from MailChimp to SailThru which coupled with responsive emails tailored to user’s trends resulted in 70% increased customer reactivation.RSpec & Travis for testing to green-light new builds. Worked closely with marketing & design to consistently improve the site and increase customer retention.
ASSOCIATE, REDINGTON (DEC 2009 / APR 2011)
Lead front-end development for startup MallowStreet, a social network for pension actuaries. Wire-framing, testing (Selenium) and development with a team of 5 developers. Crafted custom CSS framework & Grid system for Mallowstreet, influenced by BootStrap and similar frameworks. Device & cross-browser testing. Duties also included crafting the blog/newsletter platform, along with styling the corporate WordPress site. Presented at in-house lunch & learns. Agile workflow using Kanban.Winner of Life & Pensions “Most Innovative Product” award 2010.
UI DEVELOPER, IO GLOBAL (JULY 2009 / NOV 2009)
DEVELOPER, TWG (MAY 2009)
CONTRACTOR, KEEPTHINKING (JAN 2009 / APR 2009)
Duties involved front-end work for the Horniman Museum Intranet in PHP. Image Processor for the Wedgwood Collection (Ruby, WxRuby). Press campaign for National Galleries of Scotland's 'Artist Room' events.
UI DEVELOPER, MOVEME.COM (SEPT 2007 / DEC 2008)
LEAD DEVELOPER, WSP GROUP PLC (JUNE 2000 / SEPT 2007)