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Paul Baker
Reading, Berkshire, UK
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I am a Senior Software Designer and Developer with over twenty years of experience. I enjoy solving problems creatively, and have a particular interest in good, common-sense UI/UX design. I am a self-motivated, adaptable individual who can work alone as effectively as with a productive team. I can quickly learn new technologies as and when required.
  • Creative problem solving.
  • UI/UX design, including some business graphic design.
  • Web design and implementation.
  • Web services design and implementation.
  • Object oriented design and implementation.
  • Database design and implementation.
  • Agile expertise (Scrum Master role).
  • Languages and Frameworks: HTML, JavaScript (Angular, jQuery, React), CSS, PHP, Python, Core Java, Java EE, SQL, PL/SQL, ReST, SOAP, XML, XSLT, Objective-C, Cocos2d.
Reading, Berks
Partner and Web Developer
Dec 2019 - current
Working as part of a small team to implement Paycircle, a cloud-based platform for payroll.
Farnborough, Hants
Lead Web Developer
Jun 2018 - Aug 2019
Working as part of a small team to redesign and implement a suite of online mapping software.
Senior Software Engineer
Feb 2017 - May 2018
Working in a small team of developers to enhance and maintain software-as-a-service collaboration tools.
Senior Software Engineer
Sept 2011 - Nov 2015
I was part of a small team involved in the design and implementation of a next generation, web-based OSS, as Cisco shifted an amount of its focus towards software to support its extensive hardware portfolio.
Comptel (formerley Axiom Systems)
Consultant Developer
Oct 2006 - Sept 2011
I was involved with various teams and projects, largely with the UI/UX aspects of Comptel’s product suite, providing OSS for the telecommunications industry.
Edge IPK
Senior Developer
Feb 2006 - Sept 2006
At Edge IPK I used their edgeConnect product, an IDE to enable the rapid development of enterprise web applications, primarily targeted towards the financial sector.
Elsevier MDL
Consultant / Senior Software Engineer
Oct 2000 - Feb 2006
Elsevier MDL developed scientific software for the pharmaceutical industry. Initially I worked as a consultant, then later moved into software engineering.
Laverock von Schoultz
Analyst Programmer
Aug 1998 - Oct 2000
LVS is the industry leader in providing full-service betting systems. I primarily worked on the evolution of their first betting platform.
Consultant Developer
July 1997 - Aug 1998
After leaving Cisco in 2015, I worked on the following projects of my own:
Nov 2015 - Sept 2016
Flipzyx is a puzzle-arcade game, currently available for Android Devices, iPhone and iPad and iPod. I designed the game and almost all of the required graphics, and developed it using Xcode and C++ with the Cocos2d-x framework. You can see it here.

Toot Street
Toot Street is a messaging system for drivers, allowing them to communicate using just their registration numbers. The original idea belongs to a friend, who asked me to write the iOS app.

City University
MSc Computer Science
1995 - 1996
The University Of Sussex
Falmer, Brighton
BSc (Hons) Chemistry
1989 - 1992