Timothy Brooke, Software Developer in London, United Kingdom
Timothy Brooke

Software Developer in London, United Kingdom

Member since May 28, 2020
Tim is a creative technologist with a background and experience both in design and engineering. He has developed and designed software and services for diverse clients from banks and museums to industrial manufacturing and agriculture. Putting customers and clients at the center of his projects, the projects have been featured in Wired, The Guardian, The Times, BBC Radio 4, and BBC Click.
Timothy is now available for hire


  • The Open Lab
    Styled-components, Next.js, Node.js, React, JavaScript
  • ProjectsByIf
    TensorFlow, Google Cloud, React, Node.js, JavaScript
  • Jack Morton
    Google Cloud, React, Node.js, JavaScript



London, United Kingdom



Preferred Environment

Microsoft Word, SourceTree, Jira, Trello, Apple Keynote, Sketch, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, IntelliJ

The most amazing...

...museum about spying and espionage in New York was created by my team—we created many interactive exhibits to test your mental and physical abilities.


  • Head of User Experience

    2019 - 2020
    The Open Lab
    • Conceptualized, designed, prototyped, and user-tested interactive exhibits for the upcoming Expo 2020.
    • Led a small team of three UX designers, presented proposals to the client, and translated these development plans.
    • Captured design, technical, and user requirements in easily digestible formats for many stakeholders from developers to clients and senior management.
    • Set up and maintained agile scrum practices that were eagerly adopted by the team to make our working during lockdown more effective.
    Technologies: Styled-components, Next.js, Node.js, React, JavaScript
  • Senior Creative Technologist

    2019 - 2019
    • Led the IF team to concept, design, test, and develop prototype cloud and mobile apps for trusted and ethical uses of AI & personal data in healthcare, medicine, aviation, and food production.
    • Led a project to determine best practices for UI design when incorporating artificial intelligence in mobile devices, prototyping, and documenting these practices.
    • Conducted user research in Berlin to understand people's attitudes to incorporating AI assistance into their lifestyles.
    Technologies: TensorFlow, Google Cloud, React, Node.js, JavaScript
  • Technical Director

    2019 - 2019
    Jack Morton
    • Oversaw the development of a website for Google conference on artificial intelligence to showcase their AI technology.
    • Created a persistent web app that could work even when the conference network was unreliable.
    • Designed and developed an algorithm to match users' interests with Google's demos.
    Technologies: Google Cloud, React, Node.js, JavaScript
  • Senior Developer

    2018 - 2019
    • Developed new products and migrated fintech company website and systems from legacy system to AWS microservices, using Node.js and React, and introduced more up to date coding practices.
    • Divided and deployed a smooth migration plan from the old Pearl based monolith to new microservices-based architecture.
    • Introduced CMS (Prismic) to allow website content to be more effectively updated by non-technical stakeholders.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Prismic, React, Storybook, Node.js, TypeScript, JavaScript


  • Big Bang Data

    Big Bang Data, was a major exhibition in December 2015 at Somerset House, where artists, designers, and innovators explored how data is transforming our world. The exhibition was a critical success and extended its run from three to five months.

  • Spyscape

    Spyscape is a unique multi-sensory experience that brings to life the fascinating world of hacking and spying.
    Visitors can discover their inner spy with an authentic profiling system, developed with the former head of training at British Intelligence. They can hone their detection skills using interrogation booths, improve their powers of observation in surveillance missions, and test their agility in special ops laser tunnels.


  • Languages

    HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, CSS3, TypeScript, Python
  • Frameworks

    Redux, Next.js, Serverless Framework
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js, Three.js, jQuery, D3.js, OpenGL, WebGL, TensorFlow
  • Paradigms

  • Platforms

    Arduino, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Contentful, Docker
  • Tools

    AWS Push Notification Service (AWS SNS), Jira, IntelliJ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Sketch, Apple Keynote, Trello, SourceTree, Microsoft Word
  • Storage

    MongoDB, Google Cloud
  • Other

    Styled-components, Storybook, Prismic


  • Master of Arts Degree in Interactive Design
    1997 - 1999
    Royal College of Art - London, UK
  • Master of Science Degree in Robotics and Manufacturing Systems
    1991 - 1992
    Univeristy of Hull - Hull, UK
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Robotics, AI, and Computer Science
    1988 - 1991
    University of Reading - Reading, UK

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