Pez Cuckow

Pez Cuckow

Full Stack Web Developer

Name:Pez Cuckow
Address:Digital Nomad, UK
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Hi, I'm Pez, a contracting full stack web developer and director of Peg Productions Limited. I have experience in a wide variety of development stacks and specialise in building MVPs for small companies, web development consultancy, and front-end web development.

I graduated from the University of Manchester with a Computer Science, Business & Management degree in 2014, having worked at Goldman Sachs in London.

While I'm not currently looking for a new contract, I'm always interested in challenging & inspiring remote positions in small companies.

Employment

2013- Current

Peg Productions Limited

Contracting Senior Full Stack Web Developer & Company Director

Developing MVP web applications for startups using various development frameworks

Architecting the expansion and development of existing web systems

2012- 2013

Goldman Sachs, Inc

Technical Analyst in Asset Management

Worked with operations to run, update & support their trade management software

Commended on technical aptitude, innovative thinking and client support skills

Summer 2011

University of Manchester

Web Systems Programmer

Produced three websites for the as part of a team using the Symphony PHP framework

Implemented following GRASP principles, OOP and using agile development techniques

Positions of Responsibility

2013- Current

Great Uni Hack

Founder of the <a href="http://greatunihack.co.uk/">GreatUniHack</a>

Now in its second year, I work as part of a committee to organise the Hackathon

We coordinate sponsorship, programming challenges and the logistics of the event

2010- 2014

Computer Science Social Committee

Chair, previously Website Editor and Online Marketing Manager

Worked as part of a team to organise the end of year ball & weekly events

Cooordinated and negotiated with external companies, to secure sponsorship

2010- 2014

University of Manchester

Student Ambassador and Open Day Presenter

Sharing my passion for Computer Science with applicants and secondary school pupils

Guiding the applicants through the visit day process and interview preparation

Achievements

2010- 2014

Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours

Computer Science with Business and Management

Received the Head of School award for outstanding contribution to the School of Computer Science

2011- 2012

University of Manchester Coding Team

Solution planner as part of a select team of three

Selected for the University's coding team for technical problem solving ability

Competed in the ACM sponsored North-West European Programming Contest

2009- 2011

Duke of Edinburgh Award (Gold)

Independent candidate working directly with DofE Wiltshire over 18 months

Included; expedition in the Brecon Beacons; volunteering with DofE Bronze candidates; coordinating a residential with disadvantaged children & Ten Tors 45m endurance hike