Michael Cook

Frontend web developer with over 5 years of full-time professional experience, based in Sheffield.
Email: michael@michaelcook.tech

About


A conscientious and reliable web developer that has worked hard on countless projects to provide responsive, highly accessible and user-friendly sites that match demanding designs and specifications.
Other areas of interest include game development, IoT electronics and 3D-printing.

Skills


Work Experience


Frontend Web Developer

Evoluted

Jan 2012 - Present

Working with a diverse team of developers and designers in an Agile environment to have quickly built (literally) hundreds of entirely bespoke websites, for demanding clients and accessibility requirements, such as those on the company portfolio.

Web Developer

SuccessfulSites

July 2011 - September 2011

Remotely building various simple sites from strict designs.
Learnt a lot but wasn't paid a penny. The less said about this place the better!

Multimedia Developer

Sheffield Hallam University's E-learning Development Team

June - August 2008/2009/2010

Designed and built flat websites for teacher/mentor trainee placements and presentations for use by senior lecturers at the university, as well as their department’s website at the time.

Education


Graduate of BSc Computer Music Technology with Digital Media from Manchester Metropolitan University. Which, despite the title, involved mostly:

Languages


Proficient in:

  • HTML5
  • CSS3/Sass/Less
  • jQuery
  • JavaScript/ES6
  • Gulp
  • Git
  • PHP

Dabbles in:

  • Canvas graphics (WebGL, Processing)
  • Game frameworks (Phaser, GameMaker)
  • Node.js
  • Socket.io
  • React
  • C/Arduino/Lua