Curriculum Vitae of Harry Roberts—web designer and developer

Personal

me

Name
Harry Roberts, Harry
Age
21years
Location
Leeds, UK
Abilities
Design, Development, UX, UI, HTML(5), CSS(3), Performance, Mobile Development, Responsive Web Design, Progressive Enhancement, Typography, Accessibility, Usability, Semantics, Web Standards, Grids, Writing

me .contact

Email
harry@prdesign-studio.co.uk
Twitter
@csswizardry
Website
prdesign-studio.co.uk
GitHub
github.com/csswizardry

Notes

Hi, I’m Harry. I am a passionate, driven and purist web developer. I am a prolific Tweeter and owner of industry recognised blog CSS Wizardry. I have a very strong sense of ethics and best-practices and I love doing the web properly. I am a professional problem solver.

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Employment

job

Title
Web Designer/Developer
Duration
3years

job#BSkyB

Title
Senior UI Developer
Company
British Sky Broadcasting
From
March 2011
To
Present
Clients
In-house
Responsibilities
Build, Performance, Accessibility, UI, UX, Progressive Enhancement
Notes
Solely responsible for the build of a front-end framework and complete rebuild of the front-end of Sky Bet website. This was my first time working solo on such a highly trafficked website, exercising web standards dark arts where best practices met performance and pushed the boundaries (and bent the rules) to create a highly accessible yet very performant build.

job#Venturelab

Title
Web Developer
Company
Venturelab UK Ltd
From
January 2010
To
March 2011
Clients
In-house
Responsibilities
Design, Build, UX, UI, IA, Accessibility, Progressive Enhancement
Notes
Working as lead front-end developer in a VC’s dedicated web team. I was responsible for the build of websites as well as taking the company toward a progressive enhancement, design-in-the-browser and lean development approach.

job#Sense-Internet

Title
Web Developer
Company
Sense Internet
From
July 2008
To
January 2010
Clients
Travelodge, Car Care Plan, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Renault, Black Horse, Rizla, GHD, Imperial Tobacco, South Tyneside College N.B. These are the clients I worked with specifically.
Responsibilities
Build, UX, UI, IA, Accessibility, Designing in the browser, Progressive Enhancement
Notes
I secured my first full-time role at Sense Internet when I was 17. It was working here that taught me vital team-working skills as well as providing me with real-world industry/agency experience.

Projects

I have a number of continuing projects that are heavily frequented by members of the industry, these include:

Education

Related article; design and education.

education

A-levels
3
GCSEs
13

CSS Wizardry

Founded in 2007, when I was seventeen, CSS Wizardry has been the cornerstone of my success in the industry. My writings have attracted readers and Twitter followers such as Jeffrey Zeldman, Oliver Reichenstein, Robert Scoble, Drew Mclellan, Jos Buivenga and more. Regularly attaining over 75,000 unique hits a month, it has allowed me to become part of the Smashing Network, as well as being a member of their Expert Panel.

csswizardry

Founded
November 2007
Traffic
80000 Average per month as of August 2011
Topics
Web Development, Typography, More