I'm passionate about designing and building high quality web sites & applications using open standards. I enjoy teaching others and working collaboratively with talented people.
Currently I am working with Adioso as a front-end developer, a place where you can find the flights to anywhere in the world.
In 2012 I began freelance work at Inspire9 where I joined the amazingly talented bunch at Inspire9's development agency and built Rails applications for a year becoming a much better developer, it was the most satisfying work of my career.
Before that, I was designing and building things at PageUp People, the leading Australian talent management software provider. I have been working on the web professionally for over 7 years.
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
- Highly self motivated requiring very little supervision.
- Always willing to learn and loves being challenged.
High level of competency and experience in:
- Ruby on Rails
- Browser compatibility
- HAML, SASS & CoffeeScript
- Designing user interfaces
- Mobile web apps
I also have professional experience developing with:
- Canvas & SVG
- Django & Python
- Photoshop & Illustrator
|2004 – 2007||
Swinburne University, Hawthorn
Bachelor of Multimedia - Multimedia Software Development
Achieved a distinction average
|1998 – 2003||
VCE, Billanook College, Mooroolbark
Maths Methods / Physics / English / Media Studies / VET Multimedia / Information Processing and Management
Achieved an ENTER of 83.55
|2006||Golden Key International Honour Society Membership|
|2003||Subject award: Academic excellence – VET Multimedia|
|2003||Certificate II in Arts (Interactive Multimedia)|
|Oct 2013 - now||
Front-end developer at Adioso
Adioso is a flight search engine born and bred in Melbourne, it's the best way to find cheap flights for flexible travelers who don't have fixed dates in mind.
Web developer at Culture Amp
3 month contract building out a self-service platform where clients can configure their accounts for Murmur, an employee engagement surveying tool with analytics.
|2012 - 2013||
Front end developer at Inspire9
Building Rails applications with a small super-talented team & learning lots.
|2012 - Now||
Freelance Web developer at yellowshoe
Various client work on web applications & games as well as contracting to Melbourne based web development agencies.
|2007 - 2012||
Web developer & designer at PageUp People
Specialised in design and front end development but also developed .NET and Rails applications.
Mentored other developers in front-end development and produced front end standards.
Was the lead designer & developer working on a re-design of the recruitment product for the global market.
Teaching at Swinburne University
Tutored classes of 120-140 students per semester
I also developed teaching material for Internet Technologies.
Web developer at Web Managers Department, Swinburne University
During my final year of study I worked with Andrew Normand and Caroline Rojas in the Web Managers Department at Swinburne. I rewrote the Administration Area (a CMS that enables publishers to update their individual sites) using object oriented PHP & MySQL.
I also made global semantic markup changes to the site including making all navigational menus lists.
Web developer at yellowshoe
My own business mostly in CSS development, I received work from my contributions on the CSS forum at Sitepoint, where I actively participated.
Web developer at Faculty of ICT, Swinburne University
I worked full time during 2006 as a web developer producing content for the site & developing a faculty intranet.
Working as a tutor in web development subjects at Swinburne University has developed my listening and teaching skills. I'm creative, a good problem solver and a life long learner.
Interests and hobbies
Guitar, singing, cooking, vector graphics, handstands and bike riding.