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Greetings friend!

My name is Nathan Simpson. My friends call me Nath.

I am a frontend developer and web/mobile applications designer in Sydney Australia, passionate about Design Systems and building useful applications from concept to delivery.

Right now I'm building Design Systems and React/React-Native apps at Thinkmill, one of the most renowned software development consultancies in Australia.

Before, I was a freelance graphic designer, helping small businesses in regional New South Wales build their websites and brands.

I was born in Orange, New South Wales, and I'm currently living in Sydney with my wife.


History

When I was 13 years old I started developing a taste for design. I designed logos and business cards for family and small businesses in the Orange are, before transitioning into building websites in HTML and CSS. I then moved into building and managing Wordpress websites, and "accidentally" learnt some PHP through custom themes and plugins.

In 2015 I moved to Sydney and began studying the Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) from Western Sydney University, where I studied Programming Fundamentals, Web and Interactive Design, Data Visualisation, and an elective at the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship. On the side of university, I learnt Frontend Development tools like Javascript and React through Treehouse, and attended the SydJS and React Sydney meetups.


Speaking and Writing

I've spoken at the SydJS and React Sydney meetups. I try to post recordings of these talks on my website.

I also occasionally write articles on The Apple Post.


Hobbies

Outside of work, I'm usually working on a side-project, or watching Formula 1 at crazy-o'clock.

Talk to me about...

  • Formula 1 & V8 Supercars
  • All types of cars
  • Star Wars, Marvel & Batman movies
  • Mountain biking
  • Skiing
  • Technology
  • Dogs

Contact Me

I'm up for a chat! Best place to get in contact with me would be through Twitter or LinkedIn.


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