Over 15 years of full stack, software development experience. GUI, backend, database to scripting. Web, desktop and 3rd party plugin integration.
Versed in Agile / scrum methodology. Ensures a team works efficiently, maintains high quality and resolves impediments blocking progress.
Effectively manages client communications and expectations. Whole project lifecycle; from analysis and design, development, testing to final production deployment.
I have wide and deep software development experience. Starting out over 15 years ago with roots in computer animation, CGI and web dev; before quickly moving into game development at Sony as a tools programmer; and then more recently in the pharmaceutical and bioscience industries within Titian Software as a team leader and project manager. At each step I have rapidly learnt many new technologies and frameworks to achieve high quality end products, and continue to do so. I excel at integration with 3rd party applications and systems, by rapidly learning new API's, plugin architectures, scripting libraries or webservice contracts within tight time scales; and by executing well designed interfaces to promote maintainability and code reuse.
A while ago I joined the East London Advanced Motorcyclists group, and recently I was charged with refreshing their dated website. ELAM are a charity and are an approved provider of IAM RoadSmart training. They had an old WordPress site dating from around 2010, which was very much showing it’s age. I updated this with Read more about New ELAM Website[…]
Over the years of managing numerous WordPress based sites, I have developed many custom plugins. Recently I have taken to polishing up the most useful of these plugins and releasing them into the wild for use by others. Check them out these WordPress plugins here. Of particular note is the Fast eBay Listings WordPress Plugin, Read more about WordPress Plugin Development[…]
After spending the last few months learning to ride a motorcycle, I have decided to start a new blog documenting my adventures. I hope to pass on what I’ve learnt and help other out there, thinking of riding, learning to ride or just still quite novice. Beginner Biker – The blog of a motorcycle newbie
A little while ago I completed some development work on a website for a design agency on behalf of a property developer. The job entailed the creation of a brand new website for the property developer, providing them with a CMS for adding details of new housing developments, news and capturing customer registrations for mailing Read more about New Website Completed[…]
I finally did it. After almost 11 years at Sony, I put my notice in and moved on to pastures new. A little nerve racking after so long in one company straight out of University, but I do believe I’ve made the right decision. I have joined Titian Software, a small software outfit near London Read more about New Job![…]
During my employment at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, I have worked on numerous released and very successful games. My first three years were spent on The Getaway and The Getaway: Black Monday. Recently I have been involved in the highly successful SingStar franchise. Here are some links to Metacritic reviews of a selection of the Read more about Released Games[…]