Michael Cook

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


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.


Work Experience

Frontend Web Developer


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, responsive websites, for demanding clients and accessibility requirements, such as most those on the company portfolio but here are a few key examples over the years:


Web Developer


July 2011 - September 2011

Remotely built various simple, fixed-width sites, learning a lot in the process about rapidly developing pages from strict designs.

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.


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


Proficient in:

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

Dabbles in:

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