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Perry Harlock – UI Developer / Designer
I'm a Front-end of front-end focused UI developer with over 10 years of experience.
I love CSS and also enjoy spending time in Sketch or Figma. I'm into bringing designs to life in code and writing accessible, semantic and performant components / pages.
HTML(5), CSS(3), LESS, Sass, NextJS, Typescript, React, Figma, Sketch, Git, Agile
Dec 2018 - presentwww.hussle.com
I was responsible for overhauling the front end part of the legacy system to improve accessibility, HTML, perfomance, CSS (introduced BEM), responsiveness.
I implemented a rebrand/redesign and created a component based design system in Figma from the page designs as a guide and reference for the engineering team to use and acted as go between from Design / Product to Engineering.
I was involved in the migration of the legacy system to NextJS/Typescript/React and SASS adding new components to the ui-library which was becoming our central repository for our UI in Storybook.
Mar 2015 - Dec 2018www.assertis.co.uk
I spent my days on UI design of websites and apps as well as front end web builds.
I built and had involvement with the design of the company website www.assertis.co.uk and front end development of the new Caledonian Sleeper trains booking site. I was also responsible for the production design of the Gatwick Express App.
I was part of the team that built the Train Ticket Purchasing system for ThamesLink, Southern, Southeastern, Gatwick Express and other major train operators.
May 2014 - Mar 2015www.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.
Dec 2012 - Apr 2014www.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
Nov 2011 - Dec 2012www.bravenewtalent.com
My initial responsibility was for the redesign and build of the Enterprise section of the site. Working from BDD’s and wireframes I coded the HTML and CSS.
I then worked across the whole site ensuring that our HTML and CSS was clean, concise and well structured, utilising Less to make our CSS as modular and re-useable as possible and model it on the 'OO' methodology of CSS. From a design perspective I regularly created wireframes using Balsamiq and designs using Photoshop for new features being added to the site.
Mar 2011 - Nov 2011www.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.
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.
Feb 2008 - Feb 2011www.eonic.co.uk
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.
Sep 2007 - present
I decided to master a more communications based technology and took a role as a Freelance Junior Web Developer with Positive Change Creations.
I received basic training in .NET 2.0 and SQL Server 2005 and also completed work in HTML 4.0 (XHTML compliant) and CSS.
It was at this time that I also started as a freelancer offering web sites to small businesses to gain experience and knowledge of XHTML, CSS and jQuery and to build a portfolio.
I still provide front end development services to projects in my spare time which can be seen in my portfolio section of this site
Various roles including HR Systems Support Analyst, IT Systems Support and just for a change Martial Arts Instructor.
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