Melissa Wood

Contract / Freelance UX / UI Consultant / Developer

About me

North West based UX / UI Developer / Consultant working as a contractor / freelancer. I build front end for websites or interfaces using web tech. My quick history: I started out in 2005 as a Flash Developer building rich interactive software for an educational publishers, before coming to Manchester to work agency side as a UX Developer. Decided to go solo after working 10 years in industry; a decision based around a way to keep growing my skills & knowledge. Email me if you would like to know more about what I do. I go beyond working simply as a developer, so if you're looking for a more involved developer - it would be great to hear from you.

Workflow / tools / tech / exposure:

  • Jquery / Vanilla JavaScript
  • HTML
  • CSS / SASS / SCSS
  • Full-stack WordPress Developer
  • Front-end development for Sitecore, Kentico, Umbraco
  • Object Orientated CSS via BEM methodolgy
  • Bootstrap / Foundation 6 / Susy / Breakpoints
  • NPM / Gulp / Terminal
  • RequireJS
  • REACT / Angular 1.5
  • Git / SourceTree / Bitbucket

Recent placements

  • AO.com - Horwich, Bolton
  • Uniform - Liverpool
  • 90 Degrees - Manchester
  • Sectorlight - Tower Hill, London