Hi, James here

I'm a creative problem solver in Tech and Engineering, also keen on travel photography.

Currently based in Brighton, UK and available for exciting oppurtunities worldwide, whether on-site or remote.

James Thornton

Aerospace Engineer

  • Worldwide
  • MEng
  • CAE, CAD, CFD, FEA, MatLab …
  • Edwards, Rolls-Royce

Whatever the brief, I'm a confident problem solver with credentials including a Master's degree and diverse experience from end-to-end student builds to safety-critical industry projects.

James Thornton

Full-Stack Designer & Developer

  • Worldwide
  • X/HTML5, CSS3, JS/ES6, jQuery
  • PHP, Java, Python, C#.NET
  • Adobe XD, Photoshop, Fireworks
  • Bootstrap, React, Vue.js
  • MySQL, JSON, MS Access

With a decade's experience working on web and tech projects, I like to take my skills where there is an oppurtunity for innovation.

Whether you need a website, app or have an exciting need for tech integration in your business - I specialise in bringing these ideas to life. I also have a background in code education and for me, communication comes first. Making the client experience stress-free and interactive is always my first priority.

  • ESOL Exchange

    Website

    Web revamp with information accessibility and maintanability at its forefront, enabling this East London community project to efficiently bring free English courses to more people in Newham.

    • CMS
    • Design
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • JS
    • jQuery
    • AJAX
    • Twig
  • Triangle

    Web Lead

    10-year relationship with an inspirational client working to help children through a range of difficult circumstances. Lead developer for a new website with a focus on building and sustainable architecture to avoid many of the problems encountered when maintaining large websites.

    • CMS
    • Design
    • iOS
    • Android
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • PHP
    • JS
    • jQuery
    • Silex / Symfony
    • Twig
  • Institute of Code

    Web Development Mentor

    Regular mentor at 10 day immersive coding bootcamp in Canggu, Bali.

    • Education
    • Bootcamp
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • JS
    • jQuery
    • Jekyll
    • CloudCannon
  • Lucy Jones

    Website

    A media-heavy site designed with pageless navigation for quick access to information and contact details.

    • Blog
    • Bootstrap
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • JS
  • Anita James

    Website

    Designed with the context of a counselling business in mind, key focus areas of this project were ease of navigation and maintenance via a simple CMS.

    • CMS
    • Bootstrap
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • JS