CV/Resumé

Plus a little bit about me.

Originally born in Lancashire, I moved to Suffolk and haven't stopped trying to perfect the crafts needed to work in the digital industry. Constantly striving to help organisations utilise and grow digitally; from small organisations get a foothold in the digital world, helping academics spread their knowledge or attracting people locally and nationally to a renowned venue.

Through an almost 10 year career, I've gained massive experience, grown my knowledge and skills as well as worked on and managed all aspects of digital projects, from digital strategy through to development and launch; and I haven't stopped yet..... and don't plan to yet.

The skills I have gained include and aren't limited to:

Web development

UX Design & Strategy

Content Strategy

Project Managment

Work Experience

I've worked alongside some amazing teams with amazing clients, here are a few of them:

Head of Digital — The District

June 2015 — Present

Heightening the digital prowess of a highly creative agency; leading most aspects of digital projects and taking on and finishing off historic projects to get them over the line. Implementing a process and deeper collaboration between designers and developers, includ-ing workshops to help understand user experience and developmen-tal and digital design best practices.

Lead Developer — Cubiqdesign

November 2014 — July 2015

Heading up their digital offering and help out with user experience and UI design as well as strategy and SEO work. Responsibilities were to work on the direction and strategy on new projects as well as mentoring the designers and developers on best practices. While working here I’ve also been published in a local magazine that the agency published.

Senior Interactive Developer — Omobono

March 2014 — November 2014

Award winning B2B marketing company working in a team of developers and designers to create marketing campaigns and custom web solutions for some of the biggest international companies. Helping to lead changes within QA processes within the company and development workflow to keep the company at the forefront of the field while keeping the development team responsive and agile.

Senior UX/UI Designer & Developer — NetXtra

December 2013 — March 2014

Working together with designers and back end developers to create websites and web applications for the biggest charities and not for profit organisations in the country; taking the lead with the user experience and prototypes for each project. Implemented new processes and workflow including changing deliverables. Set coding standards and best practices with javascript, HTML, CSS, LESS and within the internal CMS.

Lead Developer — Underscore

September 2012 — December 2013

Award winning London based agency took me on as the sole developer working with some of the biggest property companies in the country as well as small boutique brands. I was the technical lead on many projects and had to help out with strategies including SEO, wireframes and user flows and sitemaps. Responsibilities included: PSD to HTML/WordPress, managing a team of developers, designing in the browser for responsive projects, leading UX/IA/wireframing websites based on the content needed to be displayed. Here I helped set up best practice for a team of developers that grew during my time; including deployment and launch

Senior Front End/WordPress Developer — Gooey Creative

July 2011 — September 2012

Working for a Manchester based agency, specialising in white label services and offering them to a prestigious list of clients. I specialised in WordPress development, This gave me an opportunity to work on a variety of different projects with many different clients. Here I helped set up using version control and deployment workflows as well as setting up project management tools to help manage and schedule the quickly growing team and the growing demand.