Chay Strawbridge
Programmer

A life-long programmer and experienced IT specialist with a broad range of skills including development, architecture and consulting. Combines a dedicated, creative yet pragmatic approach with an exceptional breadth and depth of computing skill and knowledge.
BT
2010-01-01 - 2014-01-01
Architect, Consultant, Senior Developer
I worked for the most part with various embedded devices, mainly CPE, in a number of different roles.
  • Designed and developed the BT Smart Diagnostics software which runs on all Home Hubs.
  • Architected low-bandwidth live screen-sharing solution for embedded line testing devices
  • Designed and developed line analysis reporting solutions used by all OpenReach line engineers.
  • Technical consultant for industry-first disruptive new BT Consumer project.
UPC Broadband
2006-01-01 - 2010-01-01
Senior Developer
I worked with OpenTV STBs, mostly running OpenTV middleware.
  • Co-designed and developed novel STB zapper application
  • Developed industry-first TVSearch application, which runs on all UPC cable STBs
  • Developed novel RTSP native libraries for STBs
  • Created a number of highly optimised native GUI widgets for STBs
BBC
2006-01-01 - 2005-01-01
Developer
I worked mainly on Piero, live software for augmenting and explaing live sports events with 3D graphics.
  • Developed a novel framework for offloading realtime graphics processing to NVidia graphics cards
  • Wrote 3D visualisations for Piero
  • Optimised existing Java libraries to ensure realtime functioning of live broadcast raphics generation
  • Developed software emulation for specific video broadcast hardware
Kingston University
Computer Science - Bachelor
2011-06-01 - 2014-01-01
English
Native speaker
JS Development
Expert
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript
Compression
Master
  • Mpeg
  • MP4
  • GIF
Wildlife
  • Ferrets
  • Unicorns