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Auto Trader and the switch to an SVG Icon Solution

October 22, 2014 at 19:06

Over the last two months I have been working to come up with an efficient method of implementing SVG Icons into the Auto Trader website. Across the site there are numerous different methods of icon implementation. The oldest (and now redundant) metho...

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Modular Header Solutions in Large-scale Projects

September 04, 2014 at 12:46

Over the past few days I have undertaken the task of writing style-guide documentation for the front-end code-base I use at AutoTrader. The code-base was created for AutoTrader's brand-new Search page, and was built with the Grunt task-runner at it's...

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The Fuji X-E2

August 26, 2014 at 21:00

Over the weekend I decided to buy a new camera, unfortunately I lost my old Canon 450D. And by lost, I mean left on a train from Edinburgh to Manchester after a trip up to see Moderat (it was awesome). Anyway, I originally wanted to buy a Fuji X100S ...

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Professional UX Developer

August 25, 2014 at 13:58

It's been about five months since my last blog post on here, and since then a lot has happened! After spending two months doing freelance work I had a phone call from a technology recruiter asking me if I would like to go for an interview at AutoTrad...

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Yoki Design Draft Mark II

August 18, 2014 at 17:36

Whilst the final stages of Eleventh Heaven are on hiatus, I decided to begin work back on the Yoki project. After an entire day of feeling very uninspired to design, I began playing around with a small logo doodle in Photoshop. From a small doodle, I...

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