Hi, I'm Perry

I‘m a UI Developer working in London. I design and develop for web and specialise in CSS, HTML and Responsive Design.

Did I mention I love CSS?

A smiling Perry Harlock!

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Perry Harlock – UI Developer / Designer
web: www.perryharlock.co.uk
email: hi@perryharlock.co.uk

I'm a CSS / design focused front ender with over 10 years of experience in HTML(5), CSS(3), LESS, Sass, Responsive Design, jQuery, JS, React, Typescript, NextJS, Photoshop, Figma, Sketch, Git.

I'm renowned for fast HTML and CSS coding, accuracy and attention to detail as well as awesome interpersonal skills and a relaxed temperament.

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  • Hussle

    Senior Front End Developer

    Dec 2018 - present

    www.hussle.com

    I have been involved in shaping the direction of the Front End architecture with particular attention to the UI to improve the performance of the sites, reduce error rates and improve accessibility.

    I'm also here to make things look pretty and to ensure consistency of the look and feel across the sites we maintain.

    Since joining I have successfully delivered a redesign of the websites following a rebrand, started our journey into creating a UI Library and have been heavily involved in migrating our legacy B2C site from PHP/PHTML to NextJS/Typescript.

  • Hirespace

    Lead Front End Developer

    May 2014 - Mar 2015

    www.hirespace.com

    I was responsible for re-designing and re-building the public facing web site, the Hire Space Blog site in addition to refining and adding functionality to the booking system used by customers.

    Making the site responsive and friendlier for smaller devices was one of my main tasks as well as improving performance.

  • Nature Publishing Group

    Front End Developer

    Dec 2012 - Apr 2014

    www.nature.com

    My work consisted of front end design and development of an internal tool to give greater visibility of the huge amount of data being stored on the new triplestore.

    I was also responsible for the design and front end code for accessibility tool pa11y

  • Assertis

    Front End Developer

    Mar 2011 - Nov 2011

    www.assertis.co.uk

    Development of the front end for the MyTrainTicket site and other white label sites for third parties including Travel Supermarket and Northern Rail.

    Taking Photoshop / Fireworks designs and hand-coding XHTML, CSS (with a helping hand from Sass), XSLT, Javascript / jQuery.

    Responsible for molding the strategy of front end development practices including the choice of tools, standards and methods used within Assertis.

    My experience with Sass led to a case study I submitted being printed in the December issue of .net magazine in December 2011.

  • Eonic Ltd

    Front End Developer / Company Trainer

    Feb 2008 - Feb 2011

    www.eonic.co.uk

    Responsible for developing W3C compliant websites from a layered PSD utilising XHTML, XSLT, CSS and jQuery / Javascript combined with an in-house developed CMS.

    Developed as company trainer responsible for training clients on the use of the in-house CMS and to give advice on best practices for updating their newly developed web sites.

  • Various

    Various roles

    Before...

    Various roles including HR Systems Support Analyst, IT Systems Support and just for a change Martial Arts Instructor.

Testimonials

Nice things people I have worked with have said about me.

  • Perry is a great co-worker. He is always happy to help with whatever task you ask him, communicates very clearly and is very precise in the tasks he does. Perry also cares a lot about the design and code he produces and code reviews.
    PS He is smiling like on his avatar all the time :)

  • Perry is a pragmatic and meticulous worker. His attention to detail in either design or CSS helps him produce high quality products.
    He's an excellent communicator and is in his element discussing the technical detail with the team. His many years working in the industry give him that extra level of experience to draw on when evaluating ideas.

  • Perry is a brilliant developer to work with, not only for his HTML and CSS skills and eye for design, but also his deep understanding of best practice and effective team processes. I really enjoyed our time working together and learnt a lot from him as well!

  • Perry is a talented and knowledgeable front end developer and designer. As well as his technical expertise and eye for design, he also brings a wide range of professional best practice with him which certainly helped us at Hire Space. He is also a pleasure to work with and I would thoroughly recommend him.

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Skills

  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Typescript
  • Figma

These are my commonly used skills on an average day.