Hi, my name is Matt

I'm a Web Developer working as a short term contractor in Central London.

I specialise in Front-End development though I also do Back-End development.

I'm currently unavailable, I'll be available again in August. You can still send me an email if you have any enquiries though and I'll respond ASAP!

My Skills

Front-end

  • HTML5
  • CSS3 w/ LESS, SCSS or Stylus
  • Javascript (inc. ES6)
  • Coffeescript
  • Angular
  • React
  • Backbone.js w/ Marionette.js
  • jQuery
  • Require.js
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • Yeoman, Bower and Grunt
  • Selenium End-to-End testing w/ Nightwatch
  • Mobile Web (inc. Responsiveness)

Back-end

  • PHP
  • CakePHP
  • Wordpress
  • Node.js
  • Express.js
  • MongoDB w/ Mongoose
  • MySQL

Sysadmin

  • Unix/Linux
  • Web Server Setup/Config/Optimisation (LAMP or Nginx)
  • SSL Certificate Installation

Misc.

  • Source Control (Git, Hg, SVN)
  • Agile Practices
  • Photoshop
  • Moqups

My Experience

Tag Worldwide

Feb-Jun 2016

Front End Developer (Contract)

Working on a single page web app using BackboneJS.

Constant Commerce

Sept-Dec 2015

Front End Engineer (Contract)

Working on a single page web app using ES6 and AngularJS.

Aqueduct

Jun-Aug 2015

Web Developer (Contract)

Working on projects for high profile clients including Man City, Sunderland and Team GB. Made heavy use of grunt, requirejs and stylus.

Metail

Oct 2014-Apr 2015

Web Engineer (Contract)

Working on desktop and mobile offerings using Backbone.js (w/ Marionette.js) written in Coffeescript.

Cain Media

2013-Current

Freelancer / Contractor

Freelancing and contracting for various clients doing both front-end and back-end development.

Shop Direct

2012-2013

Front-End Developer

14 months spent at Shop Direct in Liverpool helping to create new, better versions of all of their web properties (Very, Littlewoods, isme and more), including new mobile sites.

IKM

2012

Javascript Subject Expert

Contracting work writing Javascript questions for pre-interview assessment tests.

Lancaster University

2008-2011

Computer Science (BSc)

3 Year Computer Science degree. 2:1 achieved.

My Bedroom

2005-2008

Hobbyist

Developed several Flash and PHP games and other long gone websites.