Elliot Long

Elliot Long

Android Developer

Elliot Long

Elliot Long

info@elroid.com • 07855 369 483 • telegram.me/elroid
288a Gloucester Road, Horfield, Bristol, BS7 8PD, United Kingdom

I'm a logic sculptor - dedicated to my art.
I've been developing apps for mobile devices since 2005.
I have excellent communication skills, a keen eye for detail, and an intuitive feel for making Android apps that are a pleasure to use.
Originally from Silicon Valley I've been living in the UK since 1996.

 

I'm a logic sculptor - dedicated to my art. I've been developing apps for mobile devices since 2005. I have excellent communication skills, a keen eye for detail, and an intuitive feel for making Android apps that are a pleasure to use. Originally from Silicon Valley I've been living in the UK since 1996.

Experience

2018 - Present

Software Architect

Snowdrop Solutions Ltd 2018 - Present

London, UK

Consultant and systems architect creating cross-platform location-aware solutions using Google services primarily for high profile organisations in the travel and fintech industries.

2016 - Present

Android Developer - Freelance

Elroid Ltd 2016 - Present

Bristol, UK

Freelance developer, working remotely and in the area of Bristol. Specialising in Android apps of all kinds, especially those involving location and map-based technologies.

2009 - 2016

Senior Developer

Intohand Ltd 2009 - 2016

Bath, UK

Lead programmer and development consultant using J2ME, Blackberry, Android, and PHP for over a dozen different clients. Established process standards and spearheaded JIRA-based project management. See portfolio for featured projects.

2005 - 2010

Co-Founder & CTO

MyCityMate S.A. 2005 - 2010

Barcelona, Spain & Frankfurt, Germany

Co-founded a technology startup and personally performed all design, specification, and implementation of J2ME-based mobile phone travel guide application and supporting website in three languages.

Solution involved customised recommendations for each user, including a weekly personalised email newsletter, and a custom mobile application that stored all information on-device for use offline while travelling. Attracted the attention of Lonely Planet, and our technology was used to release J2ME-based travel guides under the Lonely Planet brand.

2002 - 2004

Java/Web Developer

Synchro Ltd 2002 - 2004

Birmingham, UK

Performed java website development (using JSP with Struts, Flash, and Tomcat/MySQL) for web browser-based intranet planning application for construction projects. Also designed and built a new company web site.

2000 - 2001

Java/Web Developer

tw2 eCommerce Systems 2000 - 2001

Birmingham, UK

Developed web application for a start-up online personalised printing firm with a team of developers. An Enterprise Java Beans based system, utilising JSP, Javascript, Java applets, Java beans and MS-SQL. Also developed a Java-based catalogue system for a large computer component reseller with a team of developers

1999

Network Engineer (Contract)

International Computers Ltd. Aug. - Dec. 1999

Stevenage, UK

Participated in UK-wide retail systems rollout for Marks and Spencer. Diagnosed, repaired, and upgraded faulty PCs. Set up workstations and servers to be included on an NT-based network.

1999

Software Consultant (Contract)

Alcatel Microelectronics Jun. - Aug. 1999

Wokingham, UK

Continued development for the second version of the software previously created. Added RS232 communications capability and user interface enhancements

1998

Software Consultant (Contract)

Alcatel Microelectronics Aug. - Sep. 1998

Brussels, Belgium

Analysed requirements and drafted specification for WindowsNT - based settings interface software for ISDN/POTS embedded system chipset. Personally performed all coding, documentation and testing using Microsoft Visual C++, Word, and Excel

Skills

  • Programming Languages: Android/Java (Expert), HTML/Javascript, PHP, Flash/Actionscript (Proficient)
  • Spoken Languages: English (Fluent), Spanish (Fluent), German (Basic)

Education

1996 - 1999

BA Computer Science / Music

University of Birmingham 1996 - 1999

Birmingham, UK

Specialised in saxophone performance, computer music, and audio processing.

  • Conductor, University Wind Band
  • Member of Monkhouse, Soul and Funk band

Smart Driver Club

2016-2018

Smart Driver Club brings all the data about your vehicle to your fingertips, from diagnostics to location

MindBeer

2017-2018

Pour the perfect beer using just your mind!

Vypr

2016-2018

Vypr lets consumers earn cash for participating in retail goods surveys

Manoto

2016-2017

Iranian-language TV Production company based in London with over 1 million monthly users


Covering humour and viral content galore, with over 100k downloads, the LADbible needs no introduction.

Lovestruck

2012-2016

Lovestruck® – Winner of Dating App of The Year at the UK Dating Awards 2014 with over 100k downloads.

Tribesports

2013-2015

Tribesports is a social fitness tracking app combining personal training plans with a real-time GPS tracker.

gigit

2014-2016

Created with concert photography in mind, gigit provides a route-to-market for photographers, with real-time delivery of concert photos.

etherbooks

2012-2013

A marketplace for short story content, an immersive eReader and the ability to follow your favourite authors.

MeetApp

2013-2017

Send your location to anyone, no matter what platform they use, including when connectivity is scarce.

Judo Payments

2013-2014

JudoPay is the fast, safe and hassle-free way to pay using your phone at thousands of businesses across the UK.


My vision of what a festival app should be, with real-time data, GPS, augmented reality, search, and reminders, all available without connectivity.


My first effort at at a music festival app, with the ability to see what's on now/next and be reminded when my favourite acts are about to perform.


A fun little app that turns your car into a micro machine.

Please visit elroid.com/cv for more detail and links to google play.
References available on request.

Skills

Spoken Languages

100%
English
80%
Spanish
20%
German

Programming Skills

100%
80%
70%
70%
60%

Contact me

Want to discuss your app? Let's talk!

  info@elroid.com

  07855 369 483

  telegram.me

288a Gloucester Road, Horfield
Bristol, BS7 8PD, United Kingdom