Dave Crombie, Web Applications Developer in Shipley, United Kingdom
Dave Crombie

Web Applications Developer in Shipley, United Kingdom

Member since May 6, 2020
Dave is an accomplished web developer with special expertise in developing web applications. He adapts to the circumstances of the project and picks up the domain-specific language to be able to communicate effectively with clients. Whether you're after a developer to take on all aspects of a project or to join a team in a specific role, Dave is the developer you need.
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  • Clearcut Technology
    JavaScript, WordPress, SCSS, D3.js, Prismic, Figma, Firebase, TypeScript...
  • Answer Digital
    Microservices, Marionette.js, Ext JS, JavaScript, Hibernate, Spring, Java
  • DOF Subsea
    Git, SQL, IntelliJ IDEA, Java



Shipley, United Kingdom



Preferred Environment

Chrome, Git, Figma, VS Code, Ubuntu

The most amazing...

...coding challenge I've faced was writing an app to integrate a new sensor system with our survey suite while sailing to the project site.


  • Web Developer

    2019 - PRESENT
    Clearcut Technology
    • Created an Angular SPA that interfaced with a headless Craft CMS and a custom data aggregation API.
    • Carried out a performance review of an Angular application and suggested a path to improve performance. Then consulted with the team to provide guidance and adjust the plan of action.
    • Improved the accessibility of a number of websites by ensuring that they met web content accessibility guidelines.
    • Worked with many teams in different industries including real estate, design, music, fashion and sport.
    • Created a Firebase back end utilizing Firestore, storage, authentication, analytics, and cloud functions to ensure secure access to client information.
    Technologies: JavaScript, WordPress, SCSS, D3.js, Prismic, Figma, Firebase, TypeScript, Angular
  • Software Developer

    2017 - 2018
    Answer Digital
    • Assisted a large retailer transition between wholesalers. This was a high-pressure situation where getting it right the first time and getting it right fast were both keys to success.
    • Integrated the retailers back end with the new wholesalers purchasing API. This involved acquiring a deep understanding of the retail language to be able to translate their DSL into code.
    • Quickly integrated into a team of developers who were halfway through creating the next release of a care home management system.
    • Worked on the addition of the "New Enquiries" section that tracked the progress of potential new clients.
    • Developed new front-end features using Ext JS.
    Technologies: Microservices, Marionette.js, Ext JS, JavaScript, Hibernate, Spring, Java
  • Assistant Senior Survey Engineer

    2007 - 2016
    DOF Subsea
    • Managed a team of surveyors while performing subsea surveys of pipelines and cables.
    • Installed, operated, and maintained numerous bespoke survey systems on ships throughout the North Sea and beyond.
    • Installed the survey system on Skandi Africa, the Norwegian Ship of the Year 2016.
    • Developed a piece of logging software to combine data from multiple sensors in real-time to ensure that the project could continue to meet the client's requirements.
    Technologies: Git, SQL, IntelliJ IDEA, Java


  • Sensor Fusion Web App

    An Angular SPA with a Firebase back end. This is a demo project I created which I use to learn or test new technologies. The premise is that the app would be used by hackers and tinkerers to analyze data recorded by their sensors and instruments.

    The front end uses the Angular Material library to give a clean material style. Charting is provided by D3.js. Heavy reliance on RxJS allows the front end to update seamlessly when new data is pushed from the Firebase Firestore real-time database. Authentication is provided by Firebase and integrates with a user's Google account for easy sign-up and log in. Front-end state management uses Akita which relies on reactive programming to adapt to changes in state.


  • Languages

    TypeScript, JavaScript, Sass, CSS, HTML5, SQL, HTML, SCSS, Java
  • Frameworks

    Angular, Jasmine, Angular Material, Protractor, Spring, Hibernate, Chrome, Ext JS
  • Libraries/APIs

    Firebase Web SDK, D3.js, RxJS, REST APIs, Node.js, Marionette.js
  • Platforms

    Firebase, Web, Visual Studio Code, Docker, Raspberry Pi, WordPress, Ubuntu
  • Storage

    Cloud Firestore, NoSQL, Google Cloud, Firebase Realtime Database, MySQL, MariaDB
  • Other

    Front-end Development, Web Development, Front-end, Reactive forms, Web Applications, Web App Security, Firebase Hosting, Firebase Cloud Functions, Prismic, Akita, Web UI, Web UX, Front-end Design, SOLID Principles, APIs, Pixel Perfect, Cloud Storage, User Interface (UI)
  • Tools

    Git, GitHub, Karma, Firebase Analytics, Figma, Jenkins, Maven, Gulp, Webpack, VS Code, IntelliJ IDEA
  • Paradigms

    REST, Continuous Delivery (CD), Agile, Kanban, Test-driven Development (TDD), Asynchronous Programming, Reactive Programming, Object-oriented Design (OOD), Unit Testing, Web App Design, Microservices


  • Master's Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on Logistics and Supply Chain Management
    2005 - 2006
    University of Missouri - St. Louis - St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Master's Degree in Information Systems Engineering
    2000 - 2004
    Imperial College London - London, UK

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