Elliot Long

Elliot Long

Android Developer

Elliot Long

Elliot Long

info@elroid.com • 0117 230 1337 • 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

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

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

The LADbible

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

Lovestruck

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

Tribesports

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

gigit

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

etherbooks

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

MeetApp

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

Judo Payments

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

Boomtown Festival

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

Glade Festival

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.

Squash My Car

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

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

Skills

Spoken Languages

100%
English
80%
Spanish
20%
German

Programming Skills

90%
70%
60%
50%
30%

Contact me

Want to discuss your app? Let's talk!

  info@elroid.com

  0117 230 1337

  telegram.me

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