This week I have moved into a new office in Hackney. I have become part of the WeWork network and have taken on a dedicated desk in their new offices in London Fields, Hackney.
Category archives: Career
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
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.