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SEEKING WORK | Edinburgh, UK or remote | Web & mobile software consultant

Portfolio: https://www.seanw.org/

Email: sw@seanw.org

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Summary: Currently contracting but interested in seeing what's out there - I'm a software consultant with 10+ years of experience who can take your web or mobile project from concept to delivery. I've assisted well known global companies like Just Eat and Triumph Motorcycles, created my own commercially successful apps and have a PhD from Edinburgh University so you can rely on me to deliver high-quality solutions on schedule. I can take charge of requirements gathering, design and development of apps, web services and MVPs as well as giving recommendations on solution design, software architecture and team workflow improvements.

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Previous work experience: Full stack development (JavaScript, TypeScript, Python, PHP, Java, OCaml), modern web frameworks (Express, Vue, React, WordPress, Django), mobile app development (Android, iOS, PhoneGap/Cordova), cloud hosting (AWS, Google, Heroku, Firebase) and website optimisation (performance, security & SEO).

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Portfolio: I've independently created two commercially successful apps where I was responsible for the concept, design, development, graphic design, UX and marketing.

- Checkbot for Chrome (https://www.checkbot.io/), a website auditor browser extension that checks 100s of pages at time against 50+ SEO, speed and security web best practices. This included developing a system for subscription based payments and authoring a modern web best practices guide (https://www.checkbot.io/guide/). Technologies: TypeScript, Vue, Node, Express, Firebase, Netlify, Paddle.

[ Rated 4.9/5, 20K+ active users, 100s of paying subscribers ]

- Fresco for Android (see https://www.seanw.org), a digital painting app which was one of the first on the platform to support layers. Features customisable brushes, image filters and robust undo/redo/autosave while being highly optimised for devices with low resources. Technologies: Java, C, JNI.

[ Rated 4/5, 500K+ free downloads, 10K+ copies sold ]

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See https://www.seanw.org for my portfolio, client endorsements and more on my background.




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