Tameem Safi, Front-end Developer in London, United Kingdom
Tameem Safi

Front-end Developer in London, United Kingdom

Member since October 7, 2015
Tameem is a professional front-end web developer with several years of experience across all major platforms. He's completed hundreds of projects on behalf of multinational clients and independent startups. He specializes in WordPress theme development and customization—he can turn your designs into a fully working responsive website or WordPress theme. He has extensive knowledge of HTML (Pug), CSS (Sass), JavaScript, Gulp, and Bower.
Tameem is now available for hire




London, United Kingdom



Preferred Environment

Mac OS X, Sublime Text, Google Chrome

The most amazing...

...project I've created was a PHP SaaS web application that was handling over 2 million requests per day. I worked on both the front- and back-end.


  • Senior Front-end Developer

    2018 - 2018
    British Telecommunications PLC
    • Led the development of the front-end of an app using React, Redux, ES6, and flow types.
    • Worked with back-end developers on Node.js microservices.
    • Made use of testing with Jest/Enzyme.
    • Worked on the UI/UX design to incorporate BT brand into the application.
    • Developed the front-end and the microservice architecture.
    • Integrated a BT brand into the dashboard application.
    Technologies: React, Redux, React Native, JavaScript/ES6, Flow Types, Webpack, HTML Git Docker NodeJS, TimesTen, Java, Jenkins, SCSS, Express.js, NPM/Yarn
  • Senior Front-end Developer

    2017 - 2018
    Kainos | Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency
    • Redeveloped the front-end and rewrote all JavaScript to use ES6/Webpack.
    • Led the front-end development of new MOT test certificates.
    • Worked on AWS lambda Java application for certificate generation.
    • Created a style guide for DVSA web applications.
    • Worked with GOV.UK to improve their front-end toolkit.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, React, ES6, Webpack, Node.js
  • Senior Front-end Developer

    2015 - 2017
    • Worked with front-end technologies to develop interactive websites.
    • Developed a marketplace platform with ReactJS front-end and PHP API.
    • Converted designs from Sketch/PSD files into responsive HTML/CSS code.
    Technologies: WordPress, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, jQuery, Bootstrap, TweenMax
  • Senior Full-stack Developer

    2014 - 2015
    • Lead development of platform getting 300 million requests per month.
    • Developed the back-end for a SAAS application using PHP, MySQL, and CodeIgniter MVC framework.
    • Implemented a Braintree payment gateway.
    • Implemented a subscription system with invoicing.
    • Implemented Redis as a memory cache to handle large volumes of requests.
    • Developed an application that handles over 80 million requests per month.
    • Developed many HTML/CSS landing pages to promote adverts.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, Redis, Twig Templating, DigitalOcean, Bootstrap, jQuery, LoDash, CodeIgniter 3, Sass, Gulp.js, Bower, Node.js, NPM
  • Full-Stack PHP Developer

    2013 - 2014
    Rapid Performance
    • Worked on front-end of responsive dashboard for web application.
    • Worked backend of php application based on CodeIgniter framework.
    • Used MySQL for data storage and made extensive use of SQL queries.
    • Deployed services to cloud hosted ubuntu linux servers.
    • Extensive use of jQuery and jQuery UI for dashboard application.
    • Made use of SASS as pre-processor for CSS.
    • Used bootstrap ui framework for responsive grid system.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, jQuery, LoDash, KnockoutJS, Jade, Bower, GulpJS, ReactJS, ES2015, Node.js, NPM, CodeIgniter, Adobe Photoshop
  • Wordpress Developer

    2011 - 2013
    • Converted PSD designs into responsive HTML/CSS.
    • Developed custom WordPress plugins such as an interactive map with a search functionality to locate stores.
    • Implemented custom post types.
    • Created SEO-friendly themes that were also optimized for fast-page loads. They all passed the Google mobile friendly test and SEO site check-up with flying colors.
    • Installed and setup WordPress on Ubuntu Linux servers using LAMP stack.
    • Made extensive use of jQuery/Ajax for interactive features.
    • Developed WordPress themes/plugins.
    • Designed responsive websites using Adobe Photoshop.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, WordPress, Sass, Bootstrap jQuery, Underscore.js, Adobe Photoshop


  • Personal Website (Development)

    Designed and developed my personal website which has received recognition from multiple award sites such as One Page Love and CSS Design Awards.

  • Apple Hall of Fame (Other amazing things)

    A stored cross-site scripting issue was addressed. We would like to acknowledge Tameem Safi (safi.me.uk) for reporting this issue.

  • TypewriterJS (Development)

    A simple yet powerful native JavaScript plugin for a cool typewriter effect used by many high profile websites.


  • Languages

    ECMAScript (ES6), Sass, Pug, JavaScript, CSS3, PHP, HTML5, Go
  • Frameworks

    Compass, Bootstrap 3+, Knockout.js, Twig
  • Libraries/APIs

    Lodash, jQuery, Google Maps API, Underscore.js, jQuery Plugins, Flexbox, YouTube API, React, Facebook API, Node.js, Vue.js
  • Tools

    Adobe Photoshop, Gulp.js, Sublime Text 3, NPM, Sketch 3, TypewriterJS, Gorilla
  • Paradigms

    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Functional Programming, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Model View Controller (MVC)
  • Platforms

    WordPress, MacOS, Ubuntu, Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Storage

  • Other

    Front-end, PSD to HTML, Ajax, PSD to WordPress

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