Hi! šŸ‘‹Ā Ā Iā€™m Nick,
a Manchester based front-end developer

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I work full time as a front-end developer in Manchester but also provide freelance web design, development and online services during my free time (evenings and weekends).

I specialise in front-end development and site optimisation šŸ¤“

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Freelance services

Web design & development

Comprehensive freelance web design and development services to showcase your online brand, optimised to look great and load fast on all devices.

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Speed & conversion optimisation

Improve user experience and increase business through website speed optimisation, conversion rate optimisation and A/B test management.

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Instant website design and development price

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About me

I have lived in Manchester most my life, I grew up in Sale and now live in Eccles šŸ .

I've worked as a designer / developer since I graduated Coventry University with a 2:1 BA Graphic Design degree in 2010, I'm a passionate, hard-working person and my development skills are self taught and always improving.

I am the lead front-end developer šŸ§™ for a financial services company and use my experience to build great user experiences and pass my knowledge on to more junior developers through mentoring and training.

Interesting facts

  • I have a cat, called Toastie šŸˆ
  • I married my university love in 2017 šŸ’‘
  • I built this website whilst on Coronavirus lock-down in 2020 šŸ”’
  • I had two centurian grandparents šŸ‘µ
  • I can benchpress & squat my body weight (8+ reps)* šŸ‹ļøā€ā™‚ļø

*Sorry for the gym brag but these were proud moments

Employment history

    • Ocean Finance (Think Money Group Ltd)
    • Feb 2020 - Present Lead Front-End Developer
    • Jun 2017 - Jan 2020 Senior Front-End Developer
    • Jan 2015 - May 2017 Front-End Developer
    • Tuscor Lloyds Ltd
    • Apr 2013 - Dec 2014 Senior Web & Graphic Designer
    • Oct 2010 - Mar 2013 Web & Graphic Designer
    • Coventry University
    • Sept 2007 - Sept 2010 2:1 Graphic Design BA

For more detailed employment history please see my LinkedIn profile.