Im Kieran Venison
A self taught front end developer based in Manchester, UK.
I work building digital products for both businesses and consumer use. I'm confident, naturally curious, and improving on my skills day by day.
I am a confident, outgoing, self taught front end developer. I strive for quality both in design and performance. I have experience following kanban and scrum methodologies
I have a strong understanding of HTML and CSS and have used a range of CSS pre-processors and methodologies in the past. Mainly SASS and the BEM CSS methodology.
I recently started writing a weekly newsletter to show the world what I do outside of work on a week by week basis so please head to the homepage and check that out
At UpFront conf 2019 I Delivered a lightning talk on Node, Express and why projects fail. This talk was a guide on writing your own API's using front end technologies.
Outside the office
When im not working I like to work on small development projects and upskill on technologies. At the moment that looks like upskilling in React Native. When I'm not working on personal projects I enjoy Golf, Hiking and Computer Gaming.
2019 - present
Consultant Product Developer
In this role I work in a range of languages and businesses following Agile/Scrum principles.
2018 - 2019
In this role I worked in react to build a dashboard based product. I also used Gatsby js to rebuild the company website as a static site.
2015 - 2018
In this role I was responsible for a variety of things. I maintained existing products and build internal and customer facing solutions. I was responsible for the front end of CarFinance247 website, CarFinance 247 appform, CarFinance 247 members area, Carcraft website and many internal projects.
2014 - 2015
Junior web developer
In this role I rebuilt the company intranet from scratch using the WordPress framework. I am also on an ongoing project to improve the SEO of the external website. I have been using mainly PHP, mySQL and Apache, WAMP whilst in this position.
2013 - 2014
Web Applications UK