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Hi, I'm

Alvin Sovereign

a London-based

Senior Front End Developer

with over 6 years experience in breaking, making and testing user interfaces.

I'm currently unavailable as I'm doing some awesome UI stuff with

Wunderman Thompson.

  • Now

    Wunderman Thompson

    Project: Supporting two high fashion brands (NDA)

    Contract Senior Frontend Web Developer

    Technologies used: NextJS , Core Media Cloud CMS , Typescript

    Doing some awesome stuff

  • Oct - Dec 2020

    Tinizine Ltd

    Project: A New Web Billing Experience

    Contract Senior Frontend Web Developer

    Technologies used: ReactJS , Typescript , Emotion (CSS-in-JS) , React Hook Form , Storybook , Braintree , Vodafone Pay

    Tinizine Ltd is the parent company for both Azoomee and Da Vinci which are global streaming channels providing educational content to under 18s. The project was to modernise their bespoke web billing platform, integrated with third-party payment providers, to capture payments from users via their marketing channels.

  • June - Sep 2020

    Idean UK

    Project: Modernising Superdrug Mobile

    Contract Senior Frontend Web Developer

    Technologies used: GatsbyJS , ReduxJS , Typescript , CSS Modules , Jest

    Superdrug Mobile is an MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) from 3G Hutchinson, providing a mobile network on a rolling contract basis. Idean UK is the digital agency responsible for Superdrug Mobile’s online presence via its marketing website, and user account management via its web application. This project included building new features and migrating their tech stack from Ruby-on-Rails to a GatsbyJS frontend.

  • Nov 2019 - March 2020

    DixonsCarphone

    Project: Bridging Marketing and Analytics for Currys

    Frontend Web Developer

    Technologies used: Vanilla JS , Adobe Analytics , Adobe Launch/DTM , Google Analytics , Google GTM

    To support multiple data dependent teams by developing, testing and implementing new data collection to enable the analysis of web behaviour, marketing activity, personalise experiences, and experiments. This was achieved by interpreting business goals from various stakeholders to a technical requirement, then configure digital tools such as tag management systems, analytics and experimentation tools, to create the flow of data necessary for targeting users based on behaviour and analysing that behaviour.

  • July - Nov 2019

    Micro:bit Educational Foundation

    Project: Supporting the creation of BBC micro:bit educational content

    Frontend Web Developer

    Technologies used: GatsbyJS , CSS Modules , SanityCMS

    Micro:bit mission is to expose and inspire children into computer science, by providing mini-computers akin to the Raspberry Pi with educational content globally. I supported the creation of their educational content by utilising a custom content management system (CMS) and consuming the data via the frontend.

  • Oct 2017 - July 2019

    Aventus (previously Homelyfe Ltd)

    Project: Creation and maintenance of Homelyfe/Aventus Products

    Frontend Engineer

    Technologies used: ReactJS , React Native , CSS Modules , Styled Components , ReduxJS , Formik , Jest

    This was a permanent position where I was supporting and building new features into Homelyfe products.

  • April 2016 - Oct 2017

    Chambers & Partners Ltd

    Project: Maintenance of the Chambers and Partners website

    Junior Frontend Web Developer

    Technologies used: AngularJS , Bootstrap CSS

  • April 2015 - April 2016

    Freelance Web Development

    Freelancer

    Technologies used: Wordpress