Senior .NET software developer and Umbraco Certified Master specialising in Azure based in Bristol, UK
With a positive attitude, communicating well with customers and colleagues, Joe is an experienced full stack .NET developer with extensive knowledge of Umbraco CMS and the Azure platform. He is enthused by building accessible, quality solutions and pushing the boundaries of what a project can achieve.
Having built and architected Umbraco and cloud solutions over the past decade, working within digital agencies and software consultancies for the hospitality, data, finance, start-up, charity and public sectors, his experience is varied. With a particular interest in accessibility and open source, regularly speaking on both subjects, Joe has been rewarded with an Umbraco MVP award since 2021.
Joe's currently part of the team of friendly, award-winning experts working with our clients to create flawless Umbraco and Azure solutions at Bump.
Volunteer Core Collaborators team member
The Core Collaborators encourage and manage the community's pull-requests to the CMS. The team is passionate about assisting and supporting contributors.
Joe worked with the development team at Radley Yeldar to support and improve Umbraco websites for a range of clients.
The role was largely remote even before the COVID-19 lockdown and Joe has been making good use of remote-working tools to keep in touch with other team members and provide up to date progress reports.
At Etch, Joe has experienced life in a fast-paced digital agency handling numerous ongoing projects of varying sizes.
He has operated as lead developer on expansive agile projects for large financial clients; worked as a part of a team; and individually on a range of clients particularly in the hospitality, marine, eCommerce and finance sectors with equal emphasis on green-field and maintenance work as well as systems architecture.
Joe’s time at Etch has increased his exposure to Umbraco, .NET and Azure and introduced extensive knowledge of .NET Core, micro-services.
He has experience of managing development teams, assisting junior developers and managing an intern.
The role at a consultancy allowed Joe to spend more time working on a wider range of products and with newer technologies. He began to have more responsibility when it comes to project management as well as communicating with existing and prospective clients by email, phone and in person in meetings and presentation environments.
Profound worked primarily within the eCommerce and financial markets.
While at Furlong, Joe was exposed to in-house development and continuous improvement of the systems developed by the company within the education and data management sectors. The systems used included Windows Forms desktop applications as well as ASP.NET Web Forms and ASP.NET MVC applications with a lot of exposure to complex T-SQL queries and Microsoft SQL database management.