experience in working in development teams delivering projects.
HTML and CSS, and commercial experience in using frameworks like
Svelte (over 2 years) and React
(about 3 years).
Enthusiastic about using modern technology and very keen to improve on
existing skills and to learn new ones.
10+ years previous experience as a senior-level Analyst Developer
specialising in Microsoft Office automation for large financial
Location: UK (Swanley, Kent)
Apr 2021 - Present (2yrs 4mos)
Highly qualified developer advocate that has played significant roles
in increasing the visibility and adoption of headless CMS platforms,
namely Storyblok and GraphCMS.
A Svelte ambassador, organising monthly Svelte Society London events
for over 2 years now. International conference
speaker with content to gather and energize users. Continually
nurturing and building relationships with community and industry
Helping customers understand and leverage the power of the specified
platforms by conducting workshops creating tutorials, demos,
educational videos and blog posts. Contributing toward the development
of the platforms by creating sample applications and code samples.
A demonstrable deep commitment to educating and supporting the
Developer Relations Engineer
Aug 2022 - Aug 2023 (1yr)
Helping enterprise customers to understand and get value out of
Storyblok in workshops, tutorials, and customer demos.
Write sample applications, prototypes, and code samples to showcase
the power and flexibility of Storyblok and the headless approach to
Help external developers to overcome missing functionalities or
technical issues by using plugins, tools, apps, or custom scripts.
Contribute code updates and bug fixes to Storyblok’s public projects
(e.g. SDKs, sample applications, starter kits).
Building with SvelteKit at Connect Tech 2022, Atlanta.
Representing Storyblok at Svelte Summit Fall 2022, Sweden.
Apr 2021 - Jul 2022 (1yr 3mos)
Content creation in the form of blog posts, workshops and educational
Coordinating meet-up events and conference talks to gather and
Creating and maintaining partnerships with community and industry
Gathering feedback from community and end-users to communicate with
product development to improve product designs.
Jamstack Conf 2021 Workshop, “Build with SvelteKit and GraphQL”build a fast secure project that uses SvelteKit’s features.
Deep dives on getting started with SvelteKit and Data Binding with
Sep 2018 - Apr 2021 (2yrs 7mos)
Web Developer working in the Creative Products section of Karmarama.
Working on varied projects. Mainly front end with React.
Team DevOps. As the longest serving member of the Web Team overseeing
deployments of the majority of projects hosted internally. This was
using a mixture of old Ubuntu servers (v16) and Rackspace servers
Built internal Pinstagram used for onboarding and pitch books where
staff at Karmarama share articles seen as good, PR, Production,
Marketing, etc. Built with NextJS, Prisma (GraphQL data layer) and
GraphQL Yoga (Express).
Evangelised the use of Gatsby in the team for sites that did not need
a lot of user generated content.
One of the first projects (client design system) to use MDX with
Created a client PWA with Preact using Lottie animations provided by
in house illustrator.
Worked on custom built CMS for client using vanilla React.
Mar 2018 - Aug 2018 (5mos)
Worked in agile teams to develop new user-facing features. Using best
frameworks such as React and Gatsby and styling with styled-components
Evaluate several CMS’ for use, Contentful, GraphCMS and CrafterCMS
Working in an agile team in the delivery of initial sprints of the