Team Spotlight – Liam Skelton
Liam is our Junior Developer here at Frame. Get to know Liam’s story and his technical expertise.
Liam is a key member of the team here at Frame, he currently lives in Leeds after moving from Bournemouth, South England. His move was triggered through a want to be closer to family, friends and just for a change of scenery. He has an interest in video games, coding and building websites. When a chance presents itself he likes to participate in a spot of airsoft. He also likes watching Formula 1 when the highlights become available.
Liam’s Coding Passion Discovery
In secondary school Liam stuck with core subjects such as Maths and Science. Following on from this, he then progressed to further education. Liam undertook a Business Management course for one year, he decided it was not something he was super passionate about. He continued with his studies and moved on to a Web and Games Course. This involved coding and design, his real passion for coding was uncovered and he pursued this course for another year.
Liam went from strength to strength whilst studying web and games and progressed to Portsmouth University. He studied a three year Computer Game Technology Degree, which involved coding and programming of games with the addition of art and game design.
Liam began his career in the tech/data industry when he became a member of the Tech Support team for a broadband company. He fulfilled his role for 2 years. Liam then moved on to the Service Desk Role, primarily focusing on helping people using equipment, this developed into creating programmes to aid the service.
Liam’s Journey At Frame
He found Frame through his QA Apprenticeship Programme, where he decided and set his eye on becoming a Junior Developer. Frame was also wanting to fill his desired role. Liam commented: “I knew it would be a good fit as soon as I met Hannah Bratley and Liam Fulton” (Founders, CEO & CTO) Liam covers all things tech. Ranging from coding and designing bespoke client projects to computer vision and image recognition, Liam has it covered. He shows a real can do attitude. Boundaries nor problems can not stop him but rather encourage him more, Liam said: “They are not problems, they are challenges” He also went on to say “The challenges motivate me to become better and reach the end goals of each project”
Liam has been with Frame for 8 months and has seen the team grow from a team of 3 to a team of 9. He finds the growth of Frame a “remarkable achievement” Liam regards Frame not just as work but as a family and regards himself as extremely lucky to have such an amazing role in Frame.
Moving forward At Frame
Liam is excited to welcome new client projects and new challenges. He offered some advice for potential clients looking to work with Frame to get value out of their images. Liam said “Work with us, you will not be disappointed.” He expects Frame to grow tremendously in the upcoming years. Liam aspires to move on to becoming a Senior Developer Role at Frame and to have a small team where he is the main lead on the projects.
It can be difficult for new Developers, Coders and Programmers. Liam advises “Go for it, do not give up and do not be afraid to ask for help, whether it is Googling a solution or asking a colleague”