After 2 years at MFI, I moved across the country to Bristol and joined a smaller team of 4 (including me) at I-escape.
It was an exciting time for the company. I had joined only a few months into the development of their new website. Joining so early on meant that I could really put my stamp on the site. I took on the task of building their search engine. New to Laravel and Angular.js at the time it really threw me in at the deep end.
After a few months, the new site was live and the team and I went to work on writing proposals for new features that would improve the website experience. We started a UX team and went to work.
Alongside the constant improvements to the website we also started a rebuild of the internal “Admin” site. An internal tool which served as a custom CMS for the front end external site.The team and I started the rebuild and had already migrated some core systems over by the time I left the company in 2017.
Having the freedom to think and speak freely within our team lent itself to a fun and energetic environment. This is probably my main takeaway from working and Iescape. Freedom to speak and a fun environment breeds creativity in both front and back end development.
The tech stack included:
- Laravel Mix
- Angular 1
- Mail gun
- Agile/ Scrum