As part of my role, I was responsible for maintaining the front end of and This involved ensuring their smooth operation and implementing new components to enhance the functionality of both platforms.

For this project, PHP with Twig templates was used, leveraging a component-based architecture that had already been established. This architecture effectively separated the UI from JavaScript components, enabling efficient interaction between the two.

In addition to maintenance tasks, I contributed to the implementation of animations into various UI elements, which enhanced the visual appeal and overall user experience. Furthermore, I conducted exploratory work to assess the suitability of frameworks like Vue for facilitating the implementation of interaction within more complex user interface groups.

Throughout the project, I collaborated closely with Gareth Williams, Kate Evans, Nathan Brettel, and Kate Leigh. Together, we ensured that all aspects of user experience (UX), accessibility, and other relevant requirements were met while working on the platform.

A red dragon. The logotype of the Welsh Government.
Two web pages of and, positioned side by side. The page shows multiple articles. The page on the right has a black header and is variation of the design on the left.
Shows the heading of an article for and The text is places at the top followed by tags in the next row. Below those two elements there's a large image with a man coming out of a jeep in the beach. The jeep has a surfboard on the roof.
A website component for and, it shows four maps each highlighting an area of Wales, north, west, mid and south.