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Jon Heslop is a front end developer based in London.

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Photo by Tom Price

Work

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Pusher

Senior front end developer, November 2019 - Present

Pusher makes easy to use APIs that make scalable realtime communication features easy. I’m mainly focused on making sure the dashboard our customers use is easy to use, performant and looks good.

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Government Digital Service

Senior front end developer on GOV.UK Pay, June 2017 - November 2019

The UK Government Digital Service is part of the Cabinet Office. GDS is part of the digital transformation of government. I worked within Government as a Platform as the front end developer on GOV.UK Pay, which makes it quicker and easier for government services to process payments online.

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DigitasLBi

Senior interface developer on Project Helios, 2016 - May 2017

Project Helios is the digital mothership of the Renault–Nissan alliance, the engine is currently deployed to 167 markets in 50 languages. I worked in Release Prep, where we oversaw the deployment of new features from any of the fourteen teams that contributed and also built internal tools. The Helios engine is rooted in Adobe Experience Manager CMS linked up with over 1000 different APIs with a BackboneJS front-end.

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Rapha

Front end developer and designer, 2013 - 2016

I joined Rapha as the first in-house developer and worked with a small team on a complete replatform moving the website, fulfilment and accounts on to Hybris. I was responsible for designing and building the front end of the website. I also worked with marketing on product releases and campaigns to produce exciting features using Wordpress.

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Freelance

Web developer and designer, 2010 - 2013

For a few years I freelanced with several companies and lived in varied locations including Wales, Bristol, Berlin and San Francisco. I mainly worked with my friends, The Hieatts, on various projects for The Do Lectures, The Do Book Company and Hiut Denim. The latter two were new companies and I was involved in all aspects of the business, from building the website to helping to manage inventory and invoices. I worked with other small business too building bespoke themes for mainly Wordpress and Shopify.

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howies

Head of Web, 2008 - 2010

I landed a job with howies right out of university after a summer interning there the year before. I brought a knowledge of the internet and social media to the company and helped grow the online presence of the brand. Being a small company I also helped out with a lot of things, from helping produce photoshoots to design and content for the quarterly catalogues.

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