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London based front-end developer

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Jack Saunders

Front-end Web Developer

16 Doughty Court,
Prusom Street,
London
E1W 3RT

About

Front-end web developer with a love for design and technology. 7 years professional front-end experience as well as many successful freelance projects.

Skills and knowledge

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • JS
  • React
  • jQuery
  • Git
  • Responsive Design
  • Cross Browser
  • Accessability

Software

  • Adobe Creative suite inc. Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Windows, OSX and Linux including Bash/ZSH and command line workflows.

Employment

Connect IBJanuary 2015 - Present

TrendWatching | London

Lead front-end web developer

Key Responsibilities

  • Building TrendWatching’s core product from the ground up i am the sole front-end product developer and am now working on adding new features / UX improvements.

  • Managing a team of 3 developers and 5 designers i have been creating and implementing standards for the dev team and overseeing the creation of a new company style guide.

  • Maintaining, refactoring and documenting legacy code.

  • Implementing analytics and gathering data to improve the product

  • Overseeing and providing advice on new builds on Trendwatching’s other sites

Connect IBSeptember 2012 - January 2015

connect.ib | Hitchin

Front-end web developer

Key Responsibilities

  • Front-end lead on various large scale websites, involved in planning and designing stages and taking concepts from the creative team to turn them into modern, semantic functional HTML5 templates to integrate with the company's bespoke CMS

  • Building, maintaining and reviewing HTML, CSS, Javascript and jQuery code.

  • Moving all the companies site template files from SVN over to git and helping other front-end devs with the transition.

  • Working through Jira tasks and implementing code fixes and updates for 45 different websites.

Relevant work

Ware Anthony RustMarch 2012 - September 2012

WAR | Cambridge

Technical Project Manager

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing the web teams time and projects for all incoming work

  • Accurately estimating time frames for both front-end and back end spec work.

  • Organising monthly code reviews and working on improving efficiency within the web team.

  • Working on front-end development tasks when resources were limited

Relevant work

  • Worked closely with Bayer Cropscience on their current web site, coming up with new ideas and functionality to push their website forward.

  • Managed the complete redesign of Leisure Link Golf holidays web site from start to finish as well as creating the templates using HTML and SASS
    http://www.leisurelinkgolf.com/

New Vision GroupJuly 2010 - March 2012

NVG | Baldock, Herts

Web designer & Front-end developer

Key Responsibilities

  • Designing websites for the tourism industry starting with wireframes / UI UX and turning those mockups into client ready designs and presentations using Photoshop.

  • Slicing up PSD files and creating semantic HTML and CSS templates which were then integrated into NVG's bespoke CMS

  • Training clients on using the companies CMS, while tailoring each training course to suit the clients specific requirements

  • Creating tender and pitch ready designs to be used in presentations for the sales team to present to potential clients

Relevant work

Qualifications

Degree

Batchelor of Arts : Game Art Design, De Montfort University

A-Levels

Product Design, ICT, Psychology, Art, Biology