My CV

Joshua Thompson

Stockholm Sweden

Phone Number: +46 72-875 80 63 Email Address: [email protected]


Profile
I am an experienced full stack web developer and have been working in the industry for 5 years. I have immersed myself in web development technologies and am constantly looking for ways to expand my knowledge. I am self motivated and a fast learner. I am also a music lover and enjoy making music and music videos with friends from time to time.
Education

University Of Southampton (2008 - 2011)

BSc Honours in Computer Science, 2:1.

Balcarras School (2001 - 2008)

A-Levels: Mathematics (A), Further Mathematics (B), ICT (B), Physics (C).

GCSEs: Two A* grades, five A grades, four B grades, two C grades.

Work

Web3r (2012 - Present)

Lead Developer / Full Stack Web Developer

Web3r is a small company based in London. I was the lead developer on a number of projects connected to do with the taxi industry. I worked on local sites for individual taxi companies, a number of different price comparison websites, an accompanying iOS and Android app for the sites and a variety of other sites such as admin and taxi driver dashboards, customer dashboard and an API.

  • I helped develop and maintain a nationwide taxi booking, price comparison and advertising application.
  • Designed and built Taxicode, Taxi Price Compare and a collection of other related sites connected to taxi bookings system.
  • Created and designed a iOS and Android application for the taxi bookings system.
  • Worked on the inhouse web framework used to power over 800 websites.
  • Planned and oversaw all projects with the development team.
  • As the company grew I was responsible for interviewing and selecting new developers.
  • I trained new developers with the systems and workflow of Web3r and oversaw all work produced by the development team.
  • Acted as the first point of contact between the company directors and other departments and the development team.

Buckle Consulting (2011 - 2012)

Web Systems Developer

  • I helped to develop a custom high performance content management system based on industry standards, that is used in production on multiple high volume client websites.
  • I was also the lead developer on projects utilising this framework, with a mixture of front end development, including usability tests, along with developing a stable and secure back end a system designed to take customer payments quickly and securely.
  • I was part of a small agile team, and was in direct contact with the clients throughout the development process.
  • My track record for delivering reliable and thoroughly tested code is endorsed by my involvement in not only client projects with buckle, but also with their in house framework.
Volunteering

Southampton University Students Union

Trustee

  • Sit on the board of trustees to oversee, question and then decide on whether to approve all capital spending and union policy.
  • Develop a new structure of volunteers that was put into place in July 2011.

Union Officer

  • Coordinating the halls of residents presidents and their committees, for each of the 8 halls of residence at Southampton University, which included chairing regular meetings and overseeing everything that they did over academic year.
  • Managing a budget of £180,000 to spend on developing the halls of residence facilities, events and campaigns.
  • Representing students in halls of residence in a variety of other committees such as the students union's international committee and environment and ethics committee.
Skills
Here is a list of programming languages I am competent in:

Programming Languages (ordered by competence)

PHP 8 years Advanced
Javascript (with jQuery) 10 years Advanced
MySQL 8 years Advanced
HTML 15 years Advanced
CSS 10 years Advanced
LESS 3 years Advanced
ActionScript 12 years Competent
Java 4 years Competent
Python 1 year Competent
Shell Programming 4 years Competent
C# 1 year Basic
Perl 1 year Basic
AWK 1 year Basic
Interests
My main interests are music production, animation and making short films.

I also enjoy travelling having recently spent 5 months travelling around South America and Oceania.

Availability
I am available to start immediately.
References
References are available on request.