Educational Games Developer/ E-learning Programmer in Sussex, UK.
105 Chapel Street
Newhaven, UK, BN9 9QD
For over ten years I have enjoyed working as a web developer. The job has both the intellectual stimulation of learning new skills and the chance to work on complex projects with a variety of people: clients, designers and project managers.
- Action Script 3.0/Flash
- Facebook Platform
- Google Maps API
Educational Games Developer for Purple Mash, 2Simple
Programmer on a wide range of complex, interesting and creative educational games.
- 2Logo/2Logo Challenges, 2Create a Story, 2Connect
- 2Question, 2Investigate, 2Diy, 2Drag, 2Quiz (templates)
- Projects in EaselJS and HTML5
- Web based cross browser, multi platform solution (PC, iPad, Android)
- High level of autonomy and responsibility
- Working from home, frequently the sole/lead Programmer liaising with Project Manager and Art Director
New Era Education Services
Lead programmer for the Maths and Computing projects, developing content, based on the National Curriculum, used extensively throughout primary schools, for the Learning Library on the DB Primary Platform.
I particularly enjoyed the Computing Project. A complex, innovative, imaginative solution. As a programmer, it is fascinating to create a tool to teach pupils core coding principles.
- Conceived, designed, then developed the ideas, authored the code, implemented the art direction
- Developed Teaching Tools, Pupil Activities delivering hundreds of hours of educational content
- Integrated the applications with the DB Primary LMS
Freelance Web Programmer
Projects combined actionscript 3.0 with various api’s (googlemaps, facebook, wordnik dictionary api)
Also building and hosting WordPress sites.
Senior Developer Epic Group plc
Epic is a Brighton based e-learning company.
As Senior Developer I was responsible for the technical lead on a wide range of projects, working closely with project managers and designers, writing documentation, task lists, and organizing the work of junior developers.
- Worked on numerous projects for major clients: Barclays, Virgin, Video Arts, Lloyds TSB, Inland Revenue…
- Expert in Accessibility issues
ASP Developer for NetDecisions, Hammersmith
July 99- May 00
I worked on ‘The First Resort’ a travel site, with on line booking for holidays.
- Front End ASP Programmer/ Designer with direct responsibility for the Holiday Finder Search Process
- Worked as member of a large team, liaised with the project manager, systems architect, back end developers, database developers, graphics designers.
Web Programmer for Mediaworks Interactive, Covent Garden
Dec 97- July 99
A small advertising/new media web company.
- Liaised with clients, designing, developing, managing and updating a wide range of corporate web sites
- Developed database / page template driven sites, supporting them by building on line editors and search tools.
1981-1983 Esher Sixth Form College 3 A levels; Maths (B), Physics (A), Chemistry (B)
1979-1981 Wayneflete School 8 O levels, inc; Computer Science, Maths, English
English Teacher, Prague, Czech Republic
Traveled extensively: India, Australia, Spain, America. Supported myself financially through a wide range of jobs, from painting and decorating to life modeling and juggling