Philip Roberts

Edinburgh, UK · +44732 432 694 · · ·

Web Application Developer

I love understanding people’s problems and finding ways to solve them, which is why I’ve been building web applications like and for 8 years.

I care deeply about the people I work with. I bring empathy and strong communication to teams, and strive to learn and teach as much as I can.


Frontend Lead, Surevine, Remote, (Jan 2017—Nov 2017)

Skills: Javascript, React/Redux/Redux-Saga, Jest, CSS/CSS modules, XMPP, Java, Docker, Ansible, AWS

Frontend Lead (in addition to dev role), &yet, Remote, (May 2015—Nov 2016)

Skills: Javascript, React/Redux/Redux-Saga, Jest, CSS/CSS Modules, XMPP, WebRTC

Frontend/node.js Developer, &yet, Remote, (Nov 2013—May 2015)

Skills: Javascript, Backbone.js, Ampersand.js, XMPP, WebRTC, Node.js, Hapi.js, Postgres

Co-founder/Developer/CTO, The Float Yard, Edinburgh (Mar 2010—Nov 2013)

Skills: Javascript, Backbone.js, Ruby on Rails, RSpec, Postgres, Heroku

Design Engineer, Wolfson Microelectronics, Edinburgh, (Oct 2008—Dec 2010)

Conference Talks/Writing


The University of Edinburgh (2004—2008)
MEng (Hons) in Electronics and Electrical Engineering - 1st Class