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Ben Sharp

Senior Front-end Developer at Zzish

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About Me

Hello! I'm Ben, a creative, front-end web developer with 12 years experience specialising in front-end technologies namely JavaScript to ES6, HTML and CSS. I am passionate about building effective, user friendly web experiences. Whilst being a front-end developer, I am always keen to learn and expand my skill set to all areas of the development process. I am currently looking for new opportunities to work, share, collaborate and learn with good people.



Senior Front-end Developer

  • Development and maintenance of the Quizalize front-end
  • Brought in new tech such as Styled Components and Apollo into the front-end stack
  • Onboarding and mentoring of junior members of the team

Tech stack: React | Apollo GraphQL | Relay Classic & Modern | Styled Components & PostCSS | JavaScript/Typescript/FlowJS | Webpack 3/4 | Node/Express


Front-end Developer

  • Development of front-end architecture using React / Relay in Node-powered workflow
  • Focus on performance, usability and up-to-date practices
  • Focus on own learning and expanding my own skill set in a modern web stack
  • Collaborated closely with designers to create beautiful, fast and functional interfaces
  • Occasionally worked in a full stack role when required to help with workload and to pique my own interest in the overall development process

Tech stack: React | Relay Classic & Modern | PostCSS | SASS | JavaScript/FlowJS | Webpack 3 | Jenkins CI | Circle CI | Bootstrap | Pug


Web Developer

  • Provide consultation, project management and support
  • Facilitate end to end development on a wide range of projects
  • Diagnose and rectify issues
  • Work closely with project management and design teams to deliver within a tight timeframe

Tech stack: HTML | CSS/SASS/LESS | JavaScript | jQuery | HandlebarsJS | Gulp | Webpack | GreensockJS | Actionscript | SVG | Bootstrap | GitHub | PHP | Wordpress | ExpressionEngine | Concrete5

Agencies: The Minimart, Antidote, ThirtyThree, VCCP, Everywhere, Cool Square.
Companies: International Railway Journal.

The Minimart

Creative Web Developer

  • Built numerous client websites, games, banner & micro-site campaigns
  • Worked closely with managing director in pitching for new business
  • Maintained performance of existing client websites
  • Maintained agency I.T infrastructure
  • Lead the development of agency website

Tech stack: Flash | AS2/3 | Greensock | HTML | CSS | JS | jQuery | XML | JSON | PHP | Photoshop | Illustrator | TortoiseSVN | Doubleclick Studio | cPanel | Plesk

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Interactive teaching and learning platform for schools

I joined the highly talented tech team at Zzish to work on their award winning teaching platform and assessment tool Quizalize.



Angular JS web app integrated with ExpressionEngine

Working closely with the sales and data team at International Railway Journal, I had been providing project consultation, SSL secured hosting services and site modifications for this AngularJS data visualisation application.


Mercedes-Benz - Electric Intelligence

Interactive touch table application

Hired by east London marketing agency Your Favourite Story, I was tasked with building this interactive point of sale touch table application to be used in Mercedes-Benz showrooms up and down the country.

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