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A thoughtful and competent professional, Paul is a full-stack developer specializing in front-end development and React. He has a keen eye for design and enjoys optimizing the UI to delight users. Paul's broad-reaching experience includes health coaching, search engine optimization, marketing, public speaking, and copywriting. He started freelancing for the variety of work it brings and for the opportunity to be part of exciting and challenging projects.
MacOS, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), React
The most amazing...
...thing I've worked on as a front-end developer was a high-traffic gym booking software, which is being used by millions of users each month.
The Detective Society
- Updated the design and function of the old chat app, which was part of a puzzle game.
- Fixed existing bugs in the app to improve user experience.
- Designed the app to look and feel more like a chat app.
- Set up an API gateway in AWS to trigger an existing lambda.
- Worked as a primary React developer on the team developing customer-facing apps.
- Created and coded an online joining app where users could sign up and buy new memberships.
- Worked on customer-facing apps with a high traffic volume in the hundreds of thousands of bookings per day.
- Built an interactive venue map finder using Mapbox, enabling users to search for gyms and venues in the UK with an accompanying results list.
- Created a new activity-type app where users could buy multiple tickets for an activity, such as swimming.
Nice Pak International
- Created a full-stack tidy workspace app for employees called Kondo. It would automatically assign office areas for employees to tidy each week. Users also got an area assigned to them that they would rate.
- Rebuilt a production wallboard app's live dashboard that displayed manufacturing lines and their current status, e.g., product on the line, quantity, etc. Refactored from VB to Angular and C#.
- Worked alongside colleagues on a new app to allow product managers to create products from scratch using materials the company has, like liquid or paper. Provided full stack work using SVG.
Openplay Gym Softwarehttps://bookings.better.org.uk/
Roast My Speechhttps://www.roastmyspeech.com/
The Daily Anchorhttps://www.thedailyanchor.co/
React, REST APIs, React Redux, Node.js
Front-end, Single-page Applications (SPA), Front-end Development, Responsive UI, Styled-components, Responsive Web Apps, APIs, SaaS, Software Development, Storybook, OAuth, Deployment, Back-end, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Enterprise Systems, Redux RTK, Gatsby
Jest, MUI (Material UI), Express.js, Redux, Next.js, Ember.js, Angular, .NET, React Native, Tailwind CSS
Git, Jira, Figma
Unit Testing, Scrum, Test-driven Development (TDD)
Mapbox, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Netlify, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
PostgreSQL, Relational Databases
Bachelor's Degree in Sports Science
Essex University - Colchester, England, United Kingdom