Howie Weiner Full-Stack Web Developer Manchester React Django Python Node Javascript
            North-West

Hello, my name is Howie

I am a freelance web and mobile developer based in Manchester, England

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Howie Weiner Full-Stack Web Developer Manchester React Django Python Node Javascript
                North-West

I am a full-stack developer with over 20 years' experience in a variety of industries including finance, travel, broadcast and retail.

I have managed and mentored development teams and acted as Technical Lead and Software Architect.

I work closely with Product Owners and key stakeholders to help define roadmaps and objectives. I am a practitioner of Agile methodologies.

Front-end skills

HTML, CSS, SCSS

JS, ES6+, TypeScript

React, Redux, Angular

RWD, SPA, BEM

i18n, a11y, SEO

Back-end skills

Node, Express

Python, Django, Java, PHP

REST APIs, micro-services

Database, cloud infrastructure

Observability & monitoring

Development process

Agile, Scrum, Kanban

Git, Test Driven Development

Automated testing

Continuous Integration & Delivery

Clients & Work

Over the years I have been lucky enough to work with some amazing clients. Recent work includes:

Booking.com

Re-platforming car rental web application from Java to React/Node/Express micro-service with SSR.

Development of API Gateway in Node and Express.

Providing guidance on best practices to teams for TDD, CI and CD and agile ways of working.

Co-op Digital - Shifts

Transformation of Co-op Retail's paper-based shift management solution to an award-winning, mobile-first web application.

Developed in Python, Django, React and Redux with a REST API fronting the existing SOAP API.

Big Chip awards, 2018

Sky Bet

Delivery of ID Verification solution comprising a Node/Express application communicating with a Java REST API which verified identity documents with a 3rd-party service.

Co-op Funeralcare - Guardian

Development of an award-winning web application to facilitate funeral arrangements.

Solution comprised a Python/Django web application with a Postgres backend, deployed to AWS.

Big Chip award, 2018

BBC Search & Navigation / BBC Home

Development of BBC multilingual Search page and global Navigation.

Instrumental in delivering ​Search Suggest​ and ​Search Cards using React, Express and SSR deployed to AWS.

Development of search ingest service using AWS Lambda, SNS and SQS to index content on demand.

Development of BBC Home page using SSR React components.

Other work

Some of the other clients I have been fortunate to work with are:

  • Barclays Wealth
  • ESL Fuels
  • Equal Experts
  • Good Relations
  • JP74
  • Mediaburst
  • National Rail Enquiries
  • Planixs
  • Reserve Bank of Australia
  • Thales Transport
  • University of Manchester
  • XChanging

Mobile app development

I have recently started developing iOS and Android mobile apps using the Google Flutter framework and have successfully launched my own app.

Rubbishapp allows you to find out your rubbish collection day and which bins to put out across Greater Manchester.

Flutter iOS Android mobile app development

Get in touch

I live and work in Manchester. I am currently available for freelance and contract work.

hello@builtbyhowie.co.uk

07932 138 668

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