Jak W.

Full Stack Developer

770 dollar
Freelancer
10 years
Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM

My experience

Approach GuidesAugust 2016 - Present

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Lab66November 2015 - Present

At Lab66 we are focused on working with
future-focused entrepreneurs and businesses, bringing digital business
to life, providing end-to-end design, development, insight and support.

From
mobile applications to cloud software, using a variety of technologies
to get the job done, most notably AngularJS, Laravel, and NodeJS. We
build exceptional experiences that your users will love.
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Outreach SoftwareDecember 2012 - October 2014

Upon joining Outreach Software, I was
tasked with building a cloud based CRM system for a client using the
latest web technologies. With a tight deadline, this product was
successfully launched 3 months later, which led me on to taking over
development on existing products and systems.

During the role I
primarily developed using CodeIgniter, PHP5, and MySQL. I was also able
to develop certain applications and tools for the company using NodeJS,
Angular JS and Laravel, and was often tasked with setting up servers,
creating backup solutions and managing large databases. I frequently
gave advice and managed others, helping them achieve higher standards of
work, and understand things better.
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LivebookingsJanuary 2012 - June 2012

This role involved developing
Freebookings (www.freebookings.com) for Livebookings
(www.livebookings.com), an online reservation tool for restaurants.

My
primary role was backend which included developing PHP5 within the
CodeIgniter framework, database and API development. File versioning and
deployment was made by SVN. I was also involved in frontend
development, product planning and product management.

Technologies
used in this project were PHP5 (on the CodeIgniter Framework), MySQL,
Javascript (with jQuery and AJAX), HTML, CSS, API's (REST and SOAP), and
SVN.
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Inverted ChaosDecember 2010 - January 2012

During my time at Inverted Chaos, I
oversaw all Development (Front and Backend) and was able to work and
develop many sites for big companies such as DirecTV, Sony, Naughty Dog,
Sunny Delight, and Liberati.

My work at InvertedChaos was
varied, but primarily consisted of taking wireframes and photoshop
designs and developing them into html templates and themes using the
latest web technologies including HTML5, CSS3 and javascript to create
websites that not only looked great but functioned equally so cross
browser. One of the most notable things I created at InvertedChaos were
Flash like animations, but without the flash; utilising Javascript
instead for full mobile device support.
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iStarvinJanuary 2009 - September 2009

I was involved from the begining in
iStarvin, a UK startup providing diners with a reliable source of
information in order to make informed decisions when choosing where to
dine out.

My primary responsibility was to develop the backend
system using PHP and MySQL, with an extensive search engine. My other
responsibilites also included database design and optimization,
statistics collection, social integration, data aggregation and search
engine optimization.

My stack

Open Source solutions

LAMP

Technologies

AWS, Web Services, PSD to WordPress

Databases

MySQL

Others

SEO

Protocols

SOAP

Frameworks

AngularJS, Node.js, Laravel, WordPress, REST, AJAX, AngularJS 1.4, jQuery, CodeIgniter, Smarty

IT Infrastructure

Linux, System administration, Ubuntu

Languages

CSS3, HTML5, HTML, CSS, OOP, PHP, JavaScript

Analysis methods and tools

DevOps, Subversion (svn)