Our senior web developer Bryan celebrates his third year at SHINE. In those 3 years he has expanded the development side of our digital team.
What was your first impression when you started 3 years ago?
I thought everyone was really friendly and focused on creating amazing print and digital products which made me want to be better. 3 years later I’m still as driven.
What is your role at SHINE?
To develop and ensure our websites are at the cutting edge of modern development.
What was the first project you worked on?
The first project I worked on was Angus Soft Fruits I really enjoyed the project and to this day I still really like the design.
What’s a standard day at SHINE like?
My day starts with me cracking open a cold one (redbull), then checking in my code from the previous day and dealing with any client requests. From then on I’m coding away on new projects or expanding already live client projects.
What is the most recent project you worked on?
That would be Westpoint Homes. The new site is a vast improvement over their previous one and the project pushed me to become a better developer I really learned a lot from it.
What advice would you give to graduates applying for a career at SHINE?
If you’re applying for role at SHINE my advice would be to make sure you have a solid foundation in programming and have either an up to date github repo or portfolio website.
Push yourself to learn all that you can and have a willingness to want to learn more.
What development in the tech industry are you most excited about?
The new Gutenberg editor for WordPress, it’s powered by react and gives you more control and feedback over content being created.
What are you reading right now?
What are you listening to right now?
Tool – 10,000 Days
What’s the most important thing you’ve learned here?
Having patience with what you’re working on as it will lead you to be a better developer.
Below are some examples of the standard of creativity that we deliver at SHINE. We can support you with bringing order to an existing brand or creation of a new one and the same approach can be applied to digital. Perhaps your website is not performing the way you want it to? Set us a challenge and let us impress you.
Westpoint approached us as they wanted a fresh modern website that matched the quality of the homes they sell. As we had worked with them on a number of projects prior to the website we had a clear understanding of where they wanted the site to be.View Project
Links House Hotel at Royal Dornoch
5 star award winning luxury accommodation & fine dining with the charm, grace and elegance of the world’s finest boutique hotels, adjacent to the 1st tee at Royal Dornoch Golf Club.View Project
Headhunting for the medical technology sector. Established in 2001, bringing a specialist understanding of medical technology. Snedden Campbell brings something different to your candidate search: an exceptional mix of medtech knowledge, experience, and the skill to spark candidates’ interest in an opportunity they never knew existed.View Project
Distilled in conjunction with Award Winning Dunnet Bay Distillers, (Rock Rose Gin) this special & unique blend brings together the best ingredients from around the Torridon area.View Project
In Scotland 55,000 people are affected by epilepsy. Children and older people are most at risk of developing this common serious neurological condition but anyone can develop epilepsy at any time, and eight people a day in Scotland do.View Project
The Torridon Digital Project
We have now been working with The Torridon for over 5 years and have developed and improved their digital presence to keep up to date with web trends. Last year it was decided that it was time to build a new Torridon site that moved away from the restrictive content model we had initially built to something more flexible and that has the ability to utilise screen space better on both desktop and mobile.View Project