Anthony George

Front-End Developer

About me

A professional front-end web developer with a proven track record of creating both web and mobile interfaces

My career
1987 to 2000
Image of an eyeglass on coloured printed paper

Planner / Platemaker

What's a Platemaker ?

Apprenticeship and then work in the pre-press departments of various printers in Leicester and Nottingham


Cafes and Bars

Co-Owner and cook at Pennyfeathers Cafe in Nottingham for two years. Also during this time I was assistant bar manager at a small bar in Leicester before moving onto be the promotions manager at The Alley Cafe in Nottingham.

2000 to 2003
Sage accounting logo

Dragnet E-Business Solutions

Dragnet was a company that created integrated internet based solutions for businesses, specialising in its two main products, an e-commerce package that integrated with accounting systems and a content management system.

2004 to 2007

Nottinghamshire County Council

Nottinghamshire County Council

Development and maintenance of the Social Services intranet and the Social Services area on the public website.

Development of a portal for the Over 50’s including user profiling and testing.

2007 to 2011
Team Rubber logo

Team Rubber

Citizen Engagement

Moved to Bristol to join Team Rubber where we built websites and web applications for Governments.

My responsibilities as a front-end developer included:

  • Semantic mark up
  • Web Standards
  • CSS
  • Accessibility
  • Progressive enhancement
  • Graceful degradation
  • Microformats
  • Cross browser compatibility
  • Performance optimisation
  • Usability testing
  • Prototyping/mock ups
  • User interviews
  • Stakeholder interviews
  • Persona specification

My responsibilities and achievements as Team Leader included:

  • Devising and progressing the companies internal development processes including;
    • Quality Assurance
    • Agile development
    • Marketing
  • Team morale
  • Team personal development
  • Mentoring
  • Training
2011 to 2012
Mubaloo logo


Mubaloo plans, designs, develops and delivers bespoke mobile apps

My responsibilities as a senior front-end developer at Mubaloo included:

  • Usability testing and benchmarking the old website
  • Overseeing and implementing the new Mubaloo 'responsive' website.
  • Front-end development of web apps and mobile web apps.
  • Email Newsletters / Marketing
  • Analyse, improve and implement internal processes.
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Red Robot

At Red Robot I was responsible for:

  • Analyse, improve and implement internal processes.
  • Building and testing responsive websites
  • Wire-framing, user interface development and user testing for IOS apps
  • Project management

Invitation Digital

Invitation Digital are behind vouchercloud, the award-winning discount voucher app.

My responsibilities as a front-end developer at Invitation Digital include:

  • Development of new product desktop website
  • Development of new product mobile website
  • User experience improvements
  • Information architecture improvements
  • Mock ups and wireframing

Signage WA

Responsive Wordpress site (work in progress)

Freelance developer for the Signage WA website:

  • Re-aligning and designing of website for better SEO
  • Development of Wordpress based website
  • User experience improvements
  • Responsive theme development
  • Implementation of multiple image galleries based on Flickr sets
  • Training
Sean McCabe

Sean McCabe Music

Responsive Wordpress site

Freelance developer for the Sean McCabe Music website:

  • Re-aligning and designing of website
  • Wireframing
  • Development of Wordpress based website
  • User experience improvements
  • Responsive theme development
  • Soundcloud integration

Travel Website

PSD to Responsive HTML

Freelance developer

  • Desktop Photoshop design to responsive HTML
  • Responsive UI design
  • Media queries
  • Custom form elements
  • Responsive carousels
  • Customised Googlemaps
2014 ...
Mentor Digital

Mentor Digital

Interface Developer

Interface Developer at Mentor Digital

  • Responsive UI design and implementation
  • Analyse, improve and implement internal development processes
  • HTML5 / CSS3 / jQuery
  • SASS
  • Node
  • Grunt / Gulp
  • Umbraco CMS development
  • Prototyping / Wireframing
  • Usability testing
  • Accessibility




Southfields Printing College, Leicester.


B Tech. Diploma. - Machine printing; basic computing and origination.

Vocational Training

One Day courses Run by NNG (Jakob Nielsen/Don Norman Group)

November 2000 - Website Usability Testing

May 2005 - Intranet Usability

Secondary Education

Countesthorpe College, Countesthorpe, Leicester.


5‘0’levels (Including Maths and English)and 2 CSE’s

My Skills

CSS 2/3Expert
User ExperiencePro
Design Documentation (wireframes, user journeys etc...)Pro


I'm working on my Javascript / jQuery to get the meter up higher.

Developer skills

  • 90/100Agile Development
  • 90/100Cross Browser Testing
  • 77/100Git / SVN
  • 78/100Grunt / Gulp
  • 85/100Perch CMS
  • 80/100Umbraco CMS
  • 80/100Prototyping / Mock Ups
  • 90/100Responsive Web
  • 80/100SASS / LESS
  • 95/100Team Work
  • 85/100User Interface Design
  • 90/100Usability Testing
  • 80/100WAI-ARIA
  • 85/100Web Design
  • 70/100WordPress
  • 80/100Javascript / CSS Animations

Management skills

  • Liaise with customers and communicate their needs where necessary to others in the team.
  • Provide input in determining project scope; define design parameters of projects.
  • Oversee design and coding of other web developers.
  • Collaborate with project management on web team assignments, work flow and scheduling.
  • Determine standards, processes and styles for web development to ensure a high level of efficiency consistent with current standards and trends.
  • I have performed personnel functions including performance evaluations, hiring, rate recommendations, promotions, transfers and holiday scheduling.
  • Evaluation and implementation of internal procedures, reports and presentations.


Lets keep in touch

  • Refresh

Contact info

Mr Anthony George
You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?"

George Bernard Shaw, "Back to Methuselah" (1921), part 1, act 1

Irish dramatist & socialist (1856 - 1950)