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Owen RL Smith - Curriculum Vitae

Full Name
Owen RL Smith
Contact (Further details available upon request)
London, UK
Role Sought
Full-time permanent roles in backend web & data systems development


London School of Economics & Political Science, Aldwych, London

September 2004 — July 2007
Joint Honours in Government & History
Modern history of the Middle East & the Arab-Israeli Conflict, modern political philosophy & theories of government.
Degree Achieved

1st Class BSc (Hons) in Government & History

Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire

September 1998 — July 2003
8x GCSEs (maximum offered): 5 A*, 3 A
3x AS+A2: Maths, Economics & History (all A)
2x AS: Geography (B) & English (A)

Core IT skill areas

Professional background

June 2009 - present: OTHERmedia Ltd, London

Progressed from Support Coordinator to Senior Developer within a mid-size digital agency.

Senior Developer

Responsibilities include backend development for large consumer-facing and commerce sites such as Paul Smith, Jasper Conran, the Royal Collection, ECB, BAFTA and a long tail of ~30 other clients.

Support Coordinator

Responsibilities included managing day-to-day client relationships and ongoing development projects for clients in post-launch mode.

April 2008 - June 2009: Web Data Editor, Stanfords Ltd, London

Core responsibilities included expanding, managing and finessing a large e-commerce product catalogue for a specialist & very demanding subject field (Travel & Cartography). This role grew to include broader data systems management, overseeing a 3-way catalogue systems migration and integration project.

General Interests & Side projects