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Robotics engineer by degree.
Software geek by trade.
Full-stack engineer with a bias towards the client-side. Thrive at small, fast-moving teams. Excel at modern React/React Native apps, served by Node, Elixir or serverless at scale.
Diversity and depth.

When I say full-stack, I mean it. My software career includes self-driving (ADAS) tech, medical devices, nano-satellites, infotainment systems and successful SaaS products. I found myself making the most impact through web tech, spending a good part of the last decade crafting mobile and web products that serve thousands of active users to-date.

Creating useful and unique experiences.

Building slick and empowering web products is my jam. I specialise in typed and functional JavaScript (React and React Native). Having delivered business-critical solutions at scale, I have a strong appreciation for accessibility, security and testing (TDD).

Strong academic background.

I hold a first-class honours MEng degree in Robotics from a Russel Group university. I have taught software-oriented seminars at the University of Oxford, Cambridge, Leeds and Edinburgh. Some of my work can be found published in academic journals.

Knack for the business side.

Before becoming an independant software consultant, I've also worked across the whole product lifecycle as an employee in both large and small orgs. I'm also the founder of Mentor Audio - a SaaS product that connects record labels and aspiring music producers.

Mature team player.

Reasonable, empathetic and compassionate, as well as direct and transparent. When situations required I have trained, mentored and led other engineers with good success. As an Equal Experts associate, I also understand the value of a high-functioning product team.

Not convinced yet? Commence the namedropping!

I've written code for Jaguar Land Rover, Constructionline, Smith & Nephew, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Procter & Gamble. Recently I have also developed and licensed proprietary software to a number of aerospace clients in US, including NASA Ames.

Interested in Hiring Me?
I tend to work on fixed-term remote contracts, but given an impactful role and an interesting project I'd be open to discuss full-time positions in UK/EU. For a typical TypeScript, React and/or Node (express) contract I would charge a standard UK industry rate. Enterprise projects (e.g. backend development in .NET Core) are on the table, but will naturally cost a little more. I love working with functional languages, especially Elixir so if your project includes any one of those, I am happy to make discounts.
Available from April, 2021 Get in touch
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