My name is Neil Redfern, and I am a developer based in Manchester, UK. I have over my career been involved in the full stack of the development life cycle, however professionally I am a ASP.Net C# website developer by trade. I have been working as a ASP.Net developer professionally for since 2008.

Core skills

Below are some of my core skills I use most days professionally. Testing is also a core skill, but I wanted to split that out into another section.

ASP.Net Dot Net Core C# Entity Framework MVC CSS HTML SQL jQuery Javascript Google Maps Api Grunt Gulp Sass Jira / Mingle Agile AWS Clean Code Kibana

Testing has come to be a core skill that I use daily in various languages.

Dependency Injection Unit Testing Moq TDD Pair Programming Jasmine Karma Nightwatch / PhantomJS for UI Tests Integration Testing
CMS Development

In past jobs I have built websites using the below CMS's, currently I am using Contentful as a headless CMS.

Umbraco Sitecore Telligent Kentico Contentful (Headless CMS)

Some other tech / languages I have worked with over the years. Might not be daily use, but can pick up when needed.

Phonegap Objective-C PHP VB.Net MySQL Photoshop ReactJs Node Docker

Stockport Council

Working as a contract C# developer, working with dot net core, c#, mvc 6, contentful, test driven development, pair programming, sass, gulp, ci and more... to develop a brand new stockport council website and also other websites for the council. This contract currently runs until 30th September 2017.

May 2016 - Current

Reason Digital

Working as a senior c# website developer, working on various projects from small to large. Experience including MVC, Umbraco, Agile, Jira, Git, Confluence, C#, Bootstrap, Unit Testing, Grunt.

December 2014 - Current

Reading Room

Working as a c# website developer, working with various CMS solutions. Experience including Umbraco, Sitecore, Telligent, Immediacy, MVC, C#, SVN, Waterfall, Working Under Pressure.

June 2012 - December 2014

Yellowbus Solutions

Working as a c# website developer and front end developer, generally a full stack developer. HTML, CSS, Photoshop, C#, VB.NET, Client Communication.

July 2010 - June 2012

Club Systems

Working as a full stack developer. Experience including VB.NET, MS SQL, Photoshop, HTML, CSS.

December 2008 - July 2010

Personal Projects

I have created various projects over the years to further my experience, made using various technologies including PHP, MySQL, Asp.Net, Umbraco.

December 2008 - Current

Mobile Development

I have been interested in mobile development since 2012 when I joined Yellowbus Solutions. I have experience in native iOS development in Objective-C, Phonegap development for both iOS and Android. I have various apps published on both app stores.

July 2010 - Current

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