Lead Developer – February 2011 – January 2012

Langugelab run an english school in a full virtual city.

My central role was to manage development and technology for the entire company, from interfacing with Linden Labs over our Virtual City platform, though to managing projects and additions to the website, right down to sourcing computers for new hires. I was also heavily involved in the outsourcing of aspects of development (mostly localized sites) to external parties.

  • Management of the technical department, with all the developers reporting to me
  • Executive level oversight of future development plans and ideals
  • Management of all servers and systems
  • Other roles as required, from operations through to assisting with office management.
  • Liaising with external contractors and development houses

Key Technologies:

  • Django
  • MySQL
  • Second Life Platform
  • Hudson/Jenkins
  • WordPress