Hi, I’m Connor Beaton.
I’m a legal affairs journalist and full stack web developer based in Dundee, Scotland.
- Assistant editor at Irish Legal News (2015–present), producing daily content and overseeing part-time staff
- Additional news writer for Scottish Legal News, Scottish Housing News, Scottish Construction Now and Scottish Financial News (2015–present)
- Election count stringer for Press Association and ITN (2015–2017)
- Over eight years' experience with object-oriented PHP and MySQL/Oracle development, using Git for version tracking
- Two years' experience with MVC frameworks, particularly Laravel
- Modern web design using semantic HTML, responsive CSS/SASS and jQuery
- Projects include custom content management systems (CMS) with bespoke features and API integrations
- Skilled with Adobe CC suite, especially InDesign, Photoshop and Audition
- Experience in public speaking, broadcasting, and organising and chairing public events, festivals and fundraisers
- Former secretary of Stobswell Forum and co-founder of local Stobfest celebration
- Former treasurer of Dundee NUJ