In my most recent position, a month after starting, I was promoted into the role of Lead Developer, in charge of 3, and at times, 4 other developers in the dev team. This was the first time I’d been the Lead Developer on a project (where I was not the sole developer). The project ran
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Two recent articles have really resonated with me: Front-end Design by Brad Frost and Startup Interviewing is F**ked by Zach Holman.
Having lived in London for few months now, I now feel I’ve experienced enough to form a decent first impression freelance web development in London.
A year ago along with my partner, I relocated from Manchester to Cheltenham and sought freelance work on-site at agencies in the South West and West Midlands. This plan went very well (if I do say so myself) and I ended up meeting some amazing people and working at some great agencies like CX Partners
You’ve just graduated from university, or college and you want to get a job as a web developer / web designer, but it turns out it’s much harder than you realised. So how do you get that first job as a web developer? This post was first published 1st January 2009 but has been updated
Exactly five months ago, I moved to the South West of England after over a decade in Manchester and 31 years in the North West of England. I wrote two posts about this move. Part one explained I was doing it and outlined my rough plans. Part two covered how I was going to achieve those
A couple of months ago I wrote about how I will be moving to the South West in August; it’s now getting closer and closer to that date and things have started to get real.
This August, after 13 years living in Manchester, I’ll be moving to the South-West.
In the past few weeks, I’ve been offered a few different full-time jobs, all of which I’ve turned down… the reason being, that right now, I am enjoying freelance life too much.
Following on from last week’s post about working on-site more, another conscious decision I’ve made this year is to focus on front-end work and to do less WordPress jobs.
Recently, I’ve just completed a seven week-long project on-site at a Manchester agency; it’s the first time I’ve worked on-site in a significant amount of time.
I am delighted to announce that I have been shortlisted for a Big Chip award in the Best Established Freelancer / Micro Enterprise category.
Two weeks ago, myself and my office mates moved into our new office at 23 New Mount Street (View Google Map).
I’m delighted to announce that last month one of my clients, Mediaburst, won a Big Chip award for their Florence project.