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Daniel Elam

Software Engineer based in Edinburgh, Scotland

I code. Lots.
Experienced with full-stack web, mobile and desktop design & development. And a bit of C firmware.
Contact me: dan@dandev.uk

Projects

  • PRIMROSE - primrose.games Building an online platform where users can create & experience games, music, art & video
  • bf2-sound-import Made a breakthrough in the modding scene for STAR WARS Battlefront II, allowing users to insert custom sound effects and music into EA Frostbite games.

Experience

  • Precision Photometrics
    • Took over development of firmware for double monochromator, implemented support for I2C to communicate with Tic Stepper Motor
    • Added support for Tic Maestro Servo Controller
    • Built desktop application to interface with monochromator and export data to Excel
    • Updated an Excel Workbook module written in Visual Basic to implement support for COM data transfer and avoid dependency on legacy DLL.
    • Redesigned company website with responsive, modern design.
  • National Physical Laboratory
    • Developed an application to filter, compress and schedule upload of images to FTP server from test site in Namibia
  • University of Edinburgh School of GeoSciences
    • Implemented features and fixes in a C++ MFC application for controlling motors on a calibration frame.
  • Quantilyte
    • Developed hybrid Android/iOS app to process and present data transferred over NFC from a veterinary blood-sampling instrument.

Education

Edinburgh Napier University BEng. Software Engineering (studying) 2019-2022

The Open University Certificate of Higher Education (Mathematics, Computing & IT) 2018-2019