Andy is a senior developer at Evoluted New Media in Sheffield and mostly works with Laravel and CakePHP. Before working full-time in the web industry he worked in Quantum Optics research as a theoretical Physicist.
Having been a developer for 8 years, Colin jumped over that fence developers love to chuck work over six months ago to became an SDET with interests in automation, the visualisation of test report data and value driven development practices. Outside of work Colin loves augmented reality, Pokemon Go (for which he helps run the Leeds community), death metal and board games.
Jamie is a web developer and runs a small agency in Middlesbrough called Endeavour Digital. He enjoys building Front End Applications with React and is an advocate of JAMstack.
When he isn’t working you’ll find him spending time with his family, playing squash or eating the occasional parmo.
Luke is a developer who started building web things in the early 2000s as a hobbyist before making a career of it in 2012. He’s currently a software engineer at Sky Betting & Gaming in Leeds, where he also runs LeedsJS. In his free time, he’s an amateur chef, expert eater, casual pixel artist and a chaotic maker.
Sam is a, front-end developer at GitLab, and co-organiser of Frontend NE. He’s an advocate of pattern libraries and componentising elements; and has given talks on both topics at several events and conferences in the past.
You can follow him as samdbeckham on Github, Twitter, Codepen, or Medium.
Yes, the D stands for David; and no, there’s no relation (unfortunately).
Umair is a software developer, currently working for AND Digital. He loves creating amazing UX / UI and apps and one of his passions is ReactJS, having formerly worked as a React Native Developer. As well as ReactJS, Umair loves contributing to OSS, giving back to the local community and throwing in a good pun to conversations (even if they don’t get a REACTion...).