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Futureheads Five Stories – John Clarke

John Clarke is a self-taught software developer with nearly 20 years’ experience writing code and building things. After running a successful e-commerce business for a decade, he now finds himself working as Commercial Tech Lead for NewsNow.co.uk, one of the UK’s top ten media websites, where he’s responsible for everything ad-tech. John’s main job is … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories – John Clarke”

Carlos Esteves – Futureheads Five Stories

Carlos is a Global Director of IT at Springer Nature, a leading academic publisher. He is passionate about leveraging technology as a core driver of business and customer value, and how to lead individuals through an increasingly complex and fast-changing environment. What’s the story of your career so far? I finished my Masters in Computer … Continue reading “Carlos Esteves – Futureheads Five Stories”

Futureheads Five Stories – Adam Alton

Adam Alton is a software developer with over a decade of experience building web applications for Google, The BBC, governments and more. His specialisms include online privacy, digital security and high-traffic web platforms. An experienced mentor and leader of digital teams, he is now CTO of FidlLeaf, an online wellbeing and personal development platform. What’s … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories – Adam Alton”

Futureheads Five Stories – Dave Lush

Dave Lush is CTO at MindGym. He kindly took 5 minutes to share with us his career journey so far and the biggest lessons he’s learnt along the way. What’s the story of your career so far? My first technical role was with a 10 person company in Reading. The guidance given to me and another … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories – Dave Lush”

Futureheads Five Stories – Michaela Winterbottom

Michaela has been working as a UI Developer for 3 and a half years. She’s passionate about animation and interactions in web design & development. What’s the story of your career so far? It’s been a small mix and a progression. I started out in retail then wanted to move into an office environment so … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories – Michaela Winterbottom”

Futureheads Five Stories – Eszter Kovas

Eszter Kovas is a Frontend Engineer who has worked as a developer for the past four years. She started her career working in Budapest before moving over to theUK to work for a top tier start up.  She now lives in Edinburgh and has just secured a new role with an early stage start up. … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories – Eszter Kovas”

Building permanent development teams: 5 things to consider when changing from contract to permanent

Despite what you might hear, the recruitment market in early 2017 has remained buoyant whether you’re a contractor or a permanent employee. It’s an exciting time for developers who are considering new opportunities as there are plenty of options to choose from. From a client perspective, we have found ourselves being asked by clients to … Continue reading “Building permanent development teams: 5 things to consider when changing from contract to permanent”

Are You a Developer or an Engineer?

Here at Futureheads, we pride ourselves on market and subject knowledge. This helps us understand our clients and candidates better, and keep ahead of the ever-changing tech market. Last week, we invited a long-term contact of ours in for a Q&A session, so we could deepen our understanding of architecture. Ian Brayshaw @denormal an open … Continue reading “Are You a Developer or an Engineer?”