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I'm Chris Clark
Software Engineer

Based in Edinburgh, I'm a fullstack software engineer with over a decade of experience. My portfolio spans freelance and contract engagements with local businesses, design agencies, charities, and multinational corporations.

My passion lies in every facet of the development process. From understanding stakeholder requirements and adopting a technology-agnostic approach to ensure optimal solutions, to writing team documentation and troubleshooting software issues, I'm committed to excellence at every step.

Experience

Below is a selection of freelance and contract engagements. Click through for more information about what the role entailed and the technology involved.

2023 - Present
⭐Seam Labs
Software Engineer

US-based startup building an API to let developers connect and control 3rd-party connected IoT devices (YC S20).

2022 - 2023
Compound Financial
Software Engineer

US-based startup offering software-driven financial management tools (YC S19).

2021
Billx
Software Engineer

Paytech startup that harnessed Open Banking to digitise B2B payments.

2019
Lloyds Banking Group
Software Engineer

I was an early contributor to a digital transformation initiative within the insurance department of a prominent British financial institution.

2017 - 2018
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Software Engineer

I played a key role in a greenfield project focused on developing an internal tool designed to analyze financial data for anomalies and irregularities.

2017 - Present
⭐Vipond & Co.
Developer

Developing digital solutions for an Edinburgh-based marketing consultant and assisting with complex technical challenges.

2016 - 2017
H&A Agency
Developer

Sole developer for an Edinburgh brand and design consultancy, I captured requirements and developed the digital components of various projects to meet client needs.

2013 - Present
⭐All Simple Internet Services
Software Engineer

I provide additional coverage to the web hosting support team and share insight in the business decision-making processes.

Aquarius Contact Centres
Developer

I was responsible for creating their website, enhancing internal tools, and providing support to their in-house developer as part of their digital experience.

Hamlin Daniels
Developer

Executed several web development projects for a brand communications and marketing firm in Edinburgh, delivering tailored client solutions.

Factory Skatepark
Developer

A Dundee-based charity operating a skatepark, I was tasked with writing new features, performance improvements, and bug fixes for their internal tool.

Testimonials

"H&A worked with Chris on a number of projects. He has an intuitive understanding of design briefs that makes web projects run incredibly smoothly. He has excellent technical skills and adds valuable insight to user experience."

Ross HaddowManaging Director at H&A Agency

"Chris is a AAA developer. Kind, thoughtful and supportive to other engineers. When developers had roadblocks, Chris was very often the person they sought to get help. He has a full knowledge of web development from fundamentals in HTML and CSS through to full stack javascript development on the front and back end. He is also knowledgable in devops. Great guy, you are lucky if you get him !"

David ElliottEngineering Manager at The Guardian

Contact

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