Who am I?

Me, Myself & I

Bryce Wilson
  • Name: Bryce Wilson
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Nationality: British
  • Email: bryce@oovu.co.uk

Introduction

My name is Bryce Wilson & I am a web guy. Currently I am utilising over a decade of experience in my field to lead the way in Front-End Development at SopraSteria.

My knowledge covers multitude of skills required to create & maintain critical software and products.

I have established experience in a variety of Javascript & PHP Frameworks such as Node, AngularJS, Gulp, Yii, Yii2, Fuel & CodeIgniter - enabling me to hit the ground running when tasked with any project.

I work fast and efficiently, with my team of Developers or flying solo championing home the goal.

I am a husband to a beautiful wife & a father of 2 little geniuses who are chomping at my heels to take up the mantle!

Professional Background

My Experience

2015 July - Present

SopraSteria

Senior UI Developer

The Role

Information coming soon...

2015 February - 2015 July

Jivaro Ehf.

Software Engineer

The Role

To have the chance to work briefly for a company such as Jivaro was an absolute pleasure. Working at the forefront of ground-breaking technologies to deliver a top class product using agile methodologies, these guys had everything a hungry software engineer could wish for in a role. In this role I was tasked with replicating an existing system built in express.js and backbone.js into a RESTful AngularJS application to work against a newly developed API with successful results.

2012 August - 2015 February

180Vita Ltd.

2012 - 2014 Senior Digital Designer
2014 - 2015 Head of Design

The Role

Senior Digital Designer
When I joined 180Vita it was originally at the capacity of Senior Digital Designer. My day to day duties consisted of holding design meetings, creating mock-ups and working to the ideal of a user centred design. I also work closely in agile development with backend programmers, taking part in weekly sprint meetings to deliver results and meet expectations.

Head of Design
In this role I fulfilled my duties as Senior Digital Designer but also oversee all areas of design and front end development to ensure quality control and deliver expected results on schedule. This involves weekly sprint meetings with both the design department and again with the development team.

2010 July - 2012 August

Zendit Ltd

Senior Digital Designer

The Role

During my time at Zendit I found myself filling many roles as can be found in young start-up companies. I carried the requirement for design in every capacity from print to web and on top of that met the requirements of developing concepts and prototypes for external clients aswell as Zendits own products. This involved liaising with clients from around the world, this required travel to other countries to fulfill necessary user centred design processes.

2009 September - 2010 July

Adeo Group

Senior Web Designer

The Role

Adeo Group are a fantastic Ecommerce company of which I had the pleasure of developing UI and UX for. Whilst working at Adeo, I found a deeper interest in UX Design as being primarily an Ecommerce company, user beahaviour has the ability to make or break a companies profits. Adeo also specialise in SEO, again a crucial part of any respectable online store. Day to day duties involved client meetings, design processes and implementing feedback from user testing.

2006 July - 2009 September

Swan Web Solutions

Web Designer

The Role

My first serious web gig came in the form of Swan Web Solutions. This is where I learned to bridge the gap between design and development in both frontend and backend. Learning the ropes of working with clients to fulfill their briefs. As this was a very small company which consisted of 2 people, I found myself with huge amounts of responsibility a great deal of the time. This helped me become a quick but thorough developer and my eye for detail as a designer sharpened with every new client.

My Education

Education

2004 - 2005

Fife College

Advanced Diploma in Interactive Design

Course Description

This course was run by Mike Inglis, a passionate and committed artist and designer. The course involved studying design in a variety of interactive mediums from web to animation and how to apply these in both personal and commercial instances.

2002 - 2004

Fife College

HND Visaul & Graphic Design

Course Description

This was a 2 year course on studying art and design to be presented in a commercial environment. Subjects in the course ranged from studying typography and colour palettes to learning advanced software packages such as the Adobe Suite and publishing software.

What I’m best at

Skills & Knowledge

Core Skills

Design
Experienced
Frontend
Advanced
Backend
Basic

Knowledge & Technologies

  • CSS3
  • HTML5
  • jQuery
  • AngularJS
  • JavaScript
  • SASS
  • LESS
  • Node
  • Gulp
  • Bower
  • Jade
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • PHP / MVC Frameworks
  • MAMP / WAMP
  • UI Design
  • Web Design
  • Graphic Design
  • App Design
  • UX Design
  • GIT/Subversion
  • MySQL (basic)
  • MongoDB (basic)

My latest work

Portfolio

Contact

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