James Tarpey

James Tarpey

I’m a full stack developer in Bristol, England. I design and code beautifully simple things. I’m currently a Software Engineer at Bristol City Council.

Skills

HTML
CSS
Sass
Git
Node.js
JavaScript
Typescript
React
Vue
Firebase
Azure
WordPress
Figma
Wireframing
Accessibility
Agile

Employment

Bristol City Council

July 2017 - Present

Software Engineer

January 2021 - Present

  • Design, build and support digital services
  • Help shape development processes
  • Guide and supervise junior colleagues

Senior User Experience Designer

January 2020 - January 2021

  • Develop the council's UI Design System
  • Lead frontend development and accessibility
  • Work with partners to meet council web standards

Digital Delivery Lead

May 2019 - January 2020

  • Define development roadmap with stakeholders
  • Coach development team and support personal goals
  • Act as Scrum Master and facilitate agile ceremonies

Product Owner

September 2018 - May 2019

  • Determine priorities and user stories with project leads
  • Bring together stakeholders to define product features
  • Lead product demos and manage backlogs and roadmaps

Web Editor

July 2017 - September 2018

  • Identify user needs through interviews and workshops
  • Create prototypes and convert them to interactive demos
  • Carry out user testing and analyse the feedback

South Gloucestershire Council

November 2007 - July 2017

Senior Digital Officer

December 2011 - July 2017

  • Develop and maintain the council website
  • Develop subsites and other internal applications
  • Write content for the intranet

Web Manager

February 2010 - December 2011

ContactPoint Administrator

January 2009 - February 2010

Information Assistant

November 2007 - January 2009