Ben Follington

UI Engineer, Designer and Independent Game Developer

I'm a 27-year-old living in Brisbane, Australia. I like making simple, elegant, useful and fun things using computers.

@vivavolt github.com/bfollington twopm.studio photos linkedin

> Education

2002 - 2010
HCE, OP 1
2011 - 2015
BEng (Software), 1st Class Honours, 6.75 Weighted GPA

> Experience

2018 - Present
Senior Frontend Developer
2017 - 2018
Front-end Software Engineer & UX Design
2016 - Present
Technical Founder
2015 - 2017
Full-Stack Web Developer, Research & Development Officer
2007 - 2016
Technical Founder
2013 - 2014
Full-Stack Web Developer
2010 - 2011
Web Design & Development In House

> Projects

2019 - Present
Gastby, React, Now.sh
2018 - Present
Ruby, Rails, Heroku, Spotify API
2013 - 2018
AS3, Adobe AIR, Flashpunk
2015
AS3, Adobe AIR, Flashpunk
2014 - 2015
Ruby, Padrino, MongoDB, Digital Ocean
2014
SmartOS, nginx, Ruby, MongoDB, Redis
2013
iOS, MMF2
2013
iOS, MMF2
2012
iOS, MMF2
2007
PC, MMF2

> Skills

UI Engineering
Web Front-end Architecture
UI & UX Design
Interaction Design and Development
Branding & Identity
Pixel Art & Animation
API Design
Back-end Architecture

> Technologies

Web
Typescript, fp-ts, React, Redux, emotion, Vue, Webpack, Node.js, PWAs
Functional Programming
F#, Elm, Reason, Event Sourcing, CQRS
.NET
C#, F#, .NET Core, ASP.NET MVC, Web API & EF, Unity3d
HTML & CSS
Pug, PostCSS, SCSS, Canvas, Bulma, Bootstrap, Foundation, Material UI
Ruby
Sinatra, Padrino, Rails, Mongoid, Capybara
Actionscript 3
Flashpunk, AIR
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Java, Python, C, AS3, Lua, Swift, Kotlin

> Misc.

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash
Sketch, Figma, Framer X, Marvel
AWS, Heroku, Netlify
Now.sh, Azure, Github Pages
Version Control (Git)
"Agile" (ft. Jira, Trello, Notion)
Databases (MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL)
vim...mode in VS Code ;)