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Joe

Front-end Developer

Leeds, United Kingdom (UK)

About Joe and job interest

A recent Interactive Media (BSc) graduate with a First-Class degree from the University of York, looking to pursue a career as a front-end developer. Possesses an eagerness to learn and has demonstrated an ability to creatively solve problems when developing personal projects, as evidenced by a strong portfolio.

Career Status Junior or Entry level
Desired Role Front-end Developer
Search status Actively searching
Sector of Interest Information Technology (IT) / Web Development, Media / New Media
Job period Full-time
Remote job? Yes
Why Should We Hire You?

A passionate and hardworking front end developer, and recent Interactive Media (BSc) graduate. I specialise in JavaScript, and React, but also have experience using a variety of technologies including C#, Node.js, and Firebase. Check out my portfolio for some of my recent work: https://www.joefairburn.co.uk

Education

09/2017 - 07/2020

 United Kingdom (UK)

Interactive Media (BSc)

Bachelor Degree (Undergraduate)

University of York

Web Application Design and Development (90%) - Designed and developed responsive web applications using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, alongside libraries such as React.js and Bootstrap - Set up back-end technologies such as Node.js and Express to create RESTful API’s - Integrated SQL and NoSQL databases into projects to securely store sensitive data Individual Project (80%) - Researched the role of the internet in modern activism and how web technologies can further aid political movements - Produced a high-fidelity prototype using React, Redux, Next.js, and Firebase, which 58% of testers preferred when compared against alternative platforms, such as Eventbrite or Facebook - Employed agile methodologies over 5 months to complete the project to a high standard and on schedule - Presented the findings in a 15,000-word report and 30-minute presentation User Experience Design (64%) - Redesigned an existing exhibit in the Yorkshire Museum, which 86% of beta testers said provided a better user experience - Designed aesthetic and functional prototypes using tools such as Figma and Sketch - Produced intricate experiences in Unity using C# Computational Thinking (68%) - Implemented abstraction and computational models to solve complex problems - Demonstrated ability using data structures, algorithms, and object-orientated programming

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