January 2018 - Present
iwoca | London
Senior front-end web developer
Took over as technical lead on iwoca's Gatsby / Contentful powered website. Worked on improving the codebase whilst enhancing its capabilities and performance. Reduced the Sites load time by 85% as well as refining processes, resource gathering and defining the product roadmap.
Project leader on a design systems project that involved producing a living design system for iwoca. This was a side project with an open and ambiguous goal on which i was responsible for gathering requirements and working closely with the design team and other front end engineers . Built an accessible React component library for other front-end developers to use.
Worked on a greenfield React / Redux / Saga project for the new iwoca account pages to improve the user experience for new customers, and to allow a fully self-service drawdown of loans.
Writing quality unit, integration and end to end tests.
Worked closely with the product team to come up with ideas for features for the new website from an early stage.