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Andrew Nesbitt's CV

Andrew Nesbitt's CV

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Ruby on Rails Developers Resume
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Andrew Nesbitt

Web Designer and Developer
Second Floor Flat 110 Barons Court Road London, W14 9DX T 07983354257 E andrewnez@gmail.com W http://teabass.com

Summary
Web developer and designer, experienced in producing accessible, easy to use web sites and applications, with a wide breadth of knowledge in technology and the internet as well as a keen interest in business and entrepreneurship.

Profile
A Ruby on Rails developer with nearly 4 years of commercial experience, competent in all aspects of the framework as well as the Ruby Language. Worked on a range of websites including social networking, project management, messaging and utilizing APIs for clients including BBC and AT&T Williams F1 Team. Also contributed to a number of projects as open source code on http://github.com/andrew. Experienced in user interface design, making simple, clean and effective websites that are easy to navigate and use, look great and still retain excellent accessibility using open standards and clean, unobtrusive markup as well as working on a wide variety of desktop and mobile browsers and devices. A unique skill is to work between graphic designers and low level programmers to produce the best work possible, combining XHTML and CSS interface skills with programming knowledge to make integration smoother, faster and produce better results from the development team. Excellent knowledge of technology in general, centered around desktop computers running Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Also experienced in deploying ruby on rails applications into a production environment on Unix based servers using Capistrano. Good business knowledge and excellent creative source of ideas and solutions to both technical and business challenges. Heavily involved in many aspects of a number of startup web companies. Wide knowledge of web trends, popular sites and betas, finger on the pulse of new technology and development in the web and technology sectors.

Skills
Ruby, Rails, Merb, REST, XML, RSS, ATOM, Rake, Capistrano, SVN, git, Rspec, Test::Unit, RJS, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, iPhone web apps, XHTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX, Prototype and Scriptaculous, shoulda, paperclip, thinking sphinx, Microformats, Accessibility, Usability, Subversion, Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, Application Deployment, Photoshop, Amazon Web Services, Mobile Interfaces.

Andrew Nesbitt
Web Designer and Developer
Second Floor Flat 110 Barons Court Road London, W14 9DX T 07983354257 E andrewnez@gmail.com W http://teabass.com

Experience
Web Developer, Rawnet Ltd; Windsor — 02/2009- Present Agency work for many high profile clients including BBC, AT&T Williams F1 Team, developing a custom, extensible CMS platform as well as bespoke applications, involving search with ThinkingSphinx, API integrations, SEO, complex but accessible UI with jQuery, as well as working to strict budgets and deadlines. Web Developer, Econsultancy Ltd; London — 03/2008-12/2008 Tasked with building the front end of the companies large, high traffic Ruby on Rails publishing and ecommerce platform with a focus on SEO, usability and scaling the interfaces to handle large amounts of data and users. Web Developer, Greenvoice Ltd; London — 06/2007-03/2008 Involved in every step of designing and developing a social network in Ruby on Rails with a team of developers as well as producing much of the branding and promotional materials used in marketing of the site. Web Designer, Ziymoo Ltd; London — 10/2006-06/2007 XHTML and CSS Design for an large ASP.net powered, video website. This involved working with both graphic designers and C# programmers to create an accessible and usable website within a tight deadline.

Other Projects
Governoration – http://governoration.com Project management for school governing bodies Teabass – http://teabass.com Personal Blog and Portfolio Feeddit – http://github.com/andrew/feeddit Open source RSS Tool based on the Digg.com API Bumble – http://github.com/andrew/bumble Open Source Ruby on Rails blog

Education
University of Plymouth — BEng Robotics and Automated Systems, 2006

Referrals
Jason Green CEO of Greenvoice Ltd, 07850 732812 Kuli Jootle Head Designer of Ziymoo Ltd, 07730 611109 Tom Stuart Head Developer of Econsultancy Ltd, 02076 814052 Peter Lambert Technical Director at Rawnet Ltd, 07810 453434

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