Career Profile

I am a front-end engineer with experience in back-end development. I work primarily with Angular, ES6, CSS3, Material Design, Less, Sass, and nodejs. I have also experience in developing iOS mobile applications with Swift 3 and iOS10.

My career has also included technology consulting and working closely with customers.

Working Experience

Front-end Engineer

August 2016 - present
Kivra

Working on the front-end team to build web, mobile web, and native app experiences for our digital infrastructure for Sweden. Skills: iOS, AngularJS, Node, Material Design, ES6

Web Developer

Jan 2016 - March 2016
Independent freelancer

A friend retained me for his technology startup You, Baby, and I to build an early prototype for his app. I helped his team clarify the requirements, draw up the early mockups, and started building the app in Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP, CodeIgniter, and MySQL.

Journalist, Writer, Fact-checker

Jan 2014 - April 2016
Independent freelancer

I took a career break to explore other types of work. I worked as a freelance writer, journalist, and fact-checker.

Web Application Engineer

June 2012 - Jan 2014
Trudon, Johannesburg

Worked on various projects in Ruby on Rails, PHP, HTML5, CSS3, Adobe Flex, Oracle, and Java.

Developer

June 2011 - June 2012
Falcorp Technologies, Johannesburg

The role at Falcorp's client required me to be both developer and consultant. I supported their bespoke business process engine (PHP and MySQL) and took ownership of the flow that produced their quarterly reports.

Web Developer

2009 - 2010
South African National Parks, Pretoria

I was responsible for feature requests and maintenance of the external and internal websites. I led the team of 4 (including an external designer) effort to redesign the website and codebase. This involved both frontend and backend. Skills: MySQL, PHP, HTML, CSS

PHP Developer

May 2009 - Sept 2009
Jobs.co.za, Johannesburg

My responsibilities were to implement feature requests and support the main jobs.co.za website. Skills: PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS

Technology Consultant

2008 - 2009
Accenture, Johannesburg

My roles varied from technology consultant, business analyst, and tech lead. I led the team that launched the main news site for the South African public broadcaster. My responsibilities included producing documentation and managing technology projects.

Maintenance Developer

2006 - 2007
Pod1, London

I was responsible for bugfixing and maintenance on various clients' websites and intranets. Also worked on internal intranet site for the agency. Skills: PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS

Webmaster

2004 - 2006
Oxford Brookes University, Oxford

I supported the School of Health and Social Care's public and intranet websites. Was responsible for content management. Converted both websites for School of Health and Social Care into dynamic sites, using custom-built PHP framework. Skills: PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS

Support Programmer

2001 - 2002
iOra Ltd, Basingstoke - England

Support programmer, as part of work experience towards my degree. Built a desktop application in Visual Basic to help with bug tracking on the development team and supported another test management application.