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Nathan Payne

Web Developer


Hard working developer focused on adopting modern web technologies and practices. Proficient in core languages of HTML, CSS and JavaScript with a high interest in furthering knowledge. Able to follow a design specification accurately or create bespoke web designs; all while optimising code for accessibility, SEO and an efficient user interface experience. Looking to collaborate on projects in an enthusiastic team setting.

Employment History

Freelance Web Developer

October 2019 - PRESENT

Began working independently on freelance projects for international clients while continuing to develop industry knowledge. Achievements:

  • Designed, developed and deployed a statically generated Nuxt app with content delivered from a headless CMS
  • Met specific client design specifications and extended to be responsive across all devices
  • Read/write data stored using MongoDB (a NoSQL database)
  • Implemented modern image optimisation via the API of a content delivery network (CDN)
  • Refactored a node.js backend to use modern asynchronous JavaScript (ES6 +)

Secondary Science Teacher at Tollbar Academy

September 2013 - September 2018

Position as a Physics teacher in a large secondary school. The role required excellent time management and the communication of technical concepts to non-technical peers/students. Key achievements:

  • Produced educational resources for half of the new A2 Physics curriculum (16-18 years)
  • Began a coding club available to all A-level students focusing on programming concepts via simple Python applications
  • Collaborated with a large team to provide best educational outcomes possible for students

Contact Details







Vue.js / Nuxt

Node.js / Express


TailwindCSS / GSAP




Physics (Msc) 2.1

University of Birmingham

September 2008 - September 2012