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Sam Ayres

Web Developer
New York, United States
samayres1992@gmail.com

 Education

The University of the West of England,  2011 ~ 2014

Bachelor of Science (BS), Web Design, Achieved 2:1 / 68%.


Modules Included:  Web Design Principles, Information Architecture, Data, Schemas and Applications, Information System Practice, Human-Computer Interactions, Web Programming, Advanced Programming, Interaction Design, Consultancy Management, Digital Media Development, Internet Application Development.


Responsibilities: Group leader of the Information Systems Practice project, development, and maintenance of my own website, and partner in upcoming project developments.


Team Working: Throughout my degree, I often found myself working in small teams. This allowed me to learn how to quickly and effectively get my point across while developing other people’s ideas. Working as a unit taught me the importance of time management and task setting.


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 Work Experience

Circle Interactive

Circle Interactive, Web Developer, Jul 2016 ~ Present

PHP & JS Development - CiviCRM - Drupal - Wordpress - UI Prototyping - SASS - Git - NGINX


Notable libraries & frameworks: React & Symphony


Circle Interactive was my introduction to multi-site working, which was something that I had not experienced in previous companies. Performing development for numerous clients on a daily basis has been an excellent learning experience because I have learned how to juggle their different goals and requirements. I quickly grew into my role and enjoyed working on new projects monthly, especially because I was given the platform to learn React (a long-term aspiration of mine).

Cap2 Solutions

Cap2 Solutions Ltd, Web Developer, Sep 2014 ~ Jun 2016

PHP & JS Development - Unit Testing - UI Prototyping - Support - Git - IIS & Apache


Notable libraries & frameworks: Angular & Symphony


Working in a small team in an agile environment gave me the opportunity to build upon my existing skill set and taught me deeply important time-management skills. A hands-on approach allowed me to grow quickly, especially since I was fortunate enough to work alongside more experienced developers. Their expertise was invaluable as I fulfilled feature requests for a sports management system.

Nokia Siemens Networks

Nokia Siemens Networks, Junior Software Developer, Aug 2012 ~ Aug 2013

PHP & JS Development - Ruby Environment Testing - Apache


Notable libraries & frameworks: Node.js & Watir


Working at Nokia Siemens Networks as part of my gap year was incredibly beneficial to my growth in web development. I strengthened the depth of my knowledge within a variety of languages and became accustomed to working techniques. I became very confident in my ability to work cooperatively with a team and in expressing beneficial ideas.

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 Portfolio Snippets


 Locc.it

I made a tool that allows you to safely share sensitive data within the workplace. It can be used for any private credentials but is primarily used for passwords.


 Litl.it

A nifty sharing and bookmarking tool. It’s great for sharing resources between different social networks, without forgetting any of your links.


 Lucy Yin

Sleek and simple design for a very talented artist. It includes a portfolio and a direct e-commerce shop, all within a fully mobile-friendly format.


References are available upon request.