CV - Matt Harris - Front-end Developer

Matt Harris

Front-end Developer

Bristol, UK

Passionate, innovative and highly skilled front-end developer with over 8 years experience working in a successful agile team. Enjoys planning and implementing scalable and maintainable responsive web applications. Maintains a motivated and focused approach to developing new skills and knowledge.



  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Sass/SCSS
  • JavaScript
  • Vue
  • Node
  • PHP


  • Drupal
  • WordPress
  • GIT
  • Gulp
  • Fractal
  • NPM
  • Webpack


  • BEM
  • Atomic Design
  • Pattern Libraries
  • GitFlow


British Broadcasting Corporation | Senior Software Engineer | Feb 2020 - Present

Working in Design + Engineering Editorial Services to provide editorial staff with web-based tools.

  • Working in an agile multi-disciplinary team.
  • Creating enterprise-level JavaScript applications using React.
  • Test-driven development, continuous integration, microservices and pair programming.

SIFT | Bristol | Front-end Lead | 2015 - Feb 2020

I advanced to a lead front-end role at Sift.

  • Front-end, JavaScript and Vue.js development to create complex large-scale responsive Drupal sites.
  • Managing and mentoring junior developers.
  • Research, establish, document, and own front-end coding best practices, documentation and design system.
  • Research and development with emerging technologies and frameworks.

SIFT | Bristol | Front-end developer | 2011 - 2015

Over the course of my time at Sift, I progressed from a junior to a mid-weight role.

  • Front-end and JavaScript development to create responsive Drupal themes.
  • Developed responsive HTML email templates.
  • Tested front-end code in multiple browsers to ensure cross-browser compatibility.

SIFT | Bristol | Digital Producer | 2007 - 2011

This role with Sift enabled me to gain experience in web development and digital marketing. The role included front-end design and development, jQuery, creating HTML email's and responsible for delivering adverts to our users through DoubleClick for Publishers.