San Francisco, USA
- 06.05 ongoing:
Architect, Yahoo! Inc / Flickr
What I Do
- 12.03 to 06.05:
Director of Web Development, Ludicorp Research & Development
- 01.02 to 04.05:
Owner, Kaius Systems
- 01.02 to 02.04:
Technical Director, Special Web Projects, Emap Consumer Media
- 08.01 to 01.02:
Technical Director, New Projects, Emap Digital
- 12.99 to 08.01:
Technical Developer, 5emedia (now The Evolving Media Company)
- 10.99 to 12.99:
Technical Developer, Link Information Systems
- 07.99 to 09.99:
Technical Developer, 5 Communications
- Backend Server Programming
- Content Management Systems
- Internet Groupware Systems
- Internet Systems Design
- Community Systems
- Applications Programming
- Flash Programming
I have a first class honors degree in Software Engineering with a specialization in building tools for Online Communities
I also have 6 A-Levels, including grade A Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Computing and Physics.
I also hold a number of brainbench technical certifications.
I have expert level certificates in Delphi, Object Oriented Concepts, E-Commerce, Windows Administration, Software Analysis, RDBMS Concepts, Programmer/Analyst Aptitude, Industry Knowledge, XML Concepts, Internet Security and IIS Administration.
You can view my public transcript
What I've Done
I'm currently the Flickr Architect at Yahoo! Inc.
Before the 2005 aquisition by Yahoo, I was director of web development for Ludicorp Research & Development in Vancouver, where we created the Flickr product.
Previously I've been technical director of special web projects (swp) for emap, a uk based media company,
lead programmer at 5emedia (now evolving media), a web consultancy agency and
lead programmer at Link Information Systems, a technology incubator.
What I've Actually Done
Besides boring work stuff, i've contributed to a bunch of projects and products including perl
, http navigator
and a bunch of others i've forgotten about.
At various times i've created and helped to run some large and small online communities, including iamcal
, ubbhackers, barbelith
and a bunch of others.
I've written a few pieces of windows software
as well as some commerical windows development. More of my code is available for free
and is used in various free and commerical products and websites.
From time to time i've designed fonts
and written articles