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Hi I'm Josh, and this is what I do.

Full stack software engineer, game designer and audio producer

I code

Programming is a personal passion of mine, and always love to learn new languages for a variety of practical applications. As well as having two years experience with the LAMP stack in a professional capacity, in my own time I design and write my own computer games using C# and the Unity Game Engine.



Technologies I use include: PHPStorm, Visual Studio, Atom, Git, Github, Stash, Notion, Composer, Vagrant, VirtualBox, Apache, MySQL, Bootstrap, Slim, Twig, MonoDevelop, Laravel and Respect.

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • PHP
  • C#
  • MySQL
  • jQuery
  • Python
  • JavaScript
  • C++

Qualifications

2:1
Bachelor of Science

Audio and Music Technology

  • Audio for Games (Unity and FMOD)
  • C/C++
  • MaxMSP
  • Audio Signal Processing
  • Acoustics
  • Audio Production
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Role of Media in Business

Triple Distinction
BTEC National Diploma

Sound Engineering
and Creative Music Technology

  • Mixing and Mastering
  • Digital Audio Workstations (Pro Tools, Logic Pro and Cubase)
  • Music Business
  • Live Music Recording
  • Audio Rig Construction
  • Sampling and Synthesis

dBs Music recently wrote an Alumni Focus about me! Have a read here!


Experience

Web Developer

Freelance

From Oct 2019 to Present
(0 years and 7 months)

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • JavaScript
  • HTML5/CSS
  • Web Servers
  • Slim, Twig, Laravel, Respect

As a Freelancer I am involved in an array of different web development projects ranging from bespoke web pages, to fully formed web applications. I enjoy creating smart solutions using the latest frameworks and APIs where practical and aim to create dynamic, scalable web pages that grow with my clients businesses.

Software Engineer

Equinox by Work AnyWare

From Mar 2017 to Jan 2020
(2 years and 10 months)

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • JavaScript (jQuery)
  • HTML/CSS
  • Server Administration
  • Agile, Jira, Confluence, Notion

My role as a Software Engineer at Work AnyWare saw me maintain and develop an online cloud-based web application. As WAL saught to be the cutting edge in web based technology, we constantly strived to develop the product in ways to benefit our clients. This included integration with third party software such as finance packages, export tools and other more specific IP services. My day to day revolved around the LAMP stack, using PHP and MySQL for back end, and HTML, CSS and Javascript for front end. I had knowledge of their server architecture and can repair, rebuild and create new servers where necessary. I also helped maintain the public facing website.

I build

Here is a selection of the projects that I am proud to have been a part of.

I design

Good, clean, practical design excites me. Be it designing 3D models, website front-end, home-made electric guitars, computer game UI or just playing with pencils on a piece of paper. There is nothing more elegant than a practical, beautiful design.


Tools I use include: Blender, GIMP, Photoshop, Unity.

I design

Good, clean, practical design excites me. Be it designing 3D models, website front-end, home-made electric guitars, computer game UI or just playing with pencils on a piece of paper. There is nothing more elegant than a practical, beautiful design.

Tools I use include: Blender, GIMP, Photoshop, Unity.

I play

For fun, I like to play musical instruments. I have been in multiple bands and live acts over the years and performed across the UK in many venues playing guitar, bass and drums. I also mix, record and produce music of various genres.



Tools I use include: Cubase Elements, Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Audacity, Native Instruments: Massive, FM8, Reaktor, Absynth.

Say hello

Interested in collaborating? Send me a message!

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