About

Hey there! I'm Sam, I'm currently an Associate Application Developer at IBM. I have a huge passion for technology and development, and love learning about all things code! I also enjoy teaching others about development and I'm currently an instuctor for Code First: Girls in which I am teaching Python to a class of over 30 people. My main focus is around modern JavaScript and making cool things on the web, as well as a love of Python and an interest in DevOp. Check out some of my projects personal below or get in touch in you'd like to chat about the work I do at my current position!

Work history

IBM

Associate Application Devloper

February 2021 - Present

Mixd

Graduate Developer

June 2020 - February 2021

University of Leeds

Interface Design Teaching Assistant

January 2020 - April 2020

Sky

Software Engineering Academy Summer Intern

August 2019 - September 2019

Digital Education Service

Digital Learning Intern

August 2018 - July 2019

Projects

Kerbit - University Final Project

Kerbit is a recycling app created for the residents of Leeds to help users recycle better. It utilises a custom trained machine learning model that recognises recycable materials and lets users know if, and where, they can be recycled. This project was chosen out of thousands to be highlighted on the Github Remote Graduation live stream.

  • Status: live
  • React
  • SCSS
  • Google AutoML
  • Tensorflow
  • PWA
  • Machine Learning

Histore

This project is a proof of concept piece of based around the idea of using technology to bring people information on the culture and history around them. In a Pokemon GO style app, it utilises the Google Maps and Wikipedia API's to alert users when they are near places of historical/cultural significance and shows the more information about it.

  • Status: Proof of Concept
  • JavaScript
  • HTML/CSS
  • Google Maps API
  • Wikipedia API

How does an ecosystem collapse?

Created as part of an online course for the University of Leeds, this site allows learners to interact and see the changes the happen in a food chain when different food sources are removed and was created using real data provided by researchers.

  • Status: live
  • JavaScript
  • D3
  • SCSS

Client Portfolio

This portfolio was create for a client to display their work within the Design Engineering industry and be a one stop place for potential employers to view a condenced version of their work on the web as well as be able to download their full print portfolio.

  • Status: live
  • React
  • Gatsby
  • Netlify
  • CSS Grid

The Criminal Justice Process in England and Wales

Created as part of an online course for the University of Leeds, this site allows shows learners the process of moving through the criminal justice system and how people leave the system at different points.

  • Status: live
  • JavaScript
  • HTML
  • CSS/SCSS
  • CSS Animations

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