I am an engineering manager, with a particular interest in building educational software.
I have spent four years lecturing both full and part-time, instructing on the fundamentals of web development. Since then, I’ve been building a world-class software engineering team at General Assembly. You can read about working with me in my manager README.
I’ve worked in agency, in-house corporate and start-up environments, for companies like Erskine Design and Ubuntu, and for brands like Edelman, World Skills and Business Roundtable.
I received a first-class honours degree in Design from the University of Lincoln in 2010.
I’ve had the opportunity to speak at a few events over the past few years, on the topics of design and the web.
Brain Science not Rocket Surgery
Geek in the Park, Leamington Spa, August 2011
An introduction to design affordance and how to consider its role as web practicioners.
Plan for success
University of Leeds, November 2011
An insight into an agency’s process and advice for students about to enter industry.