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Ben Seymour
Works at Amplience
Attended University of Liverpool
Lives in Oxford, UK
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Check out this #photosphere of the Roman Fort at Haydon Bridge
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The draw of an exciting side project. Em and the kids are away, so a rare lie-in was an option. But woke at 6am with a head full of ideas.

"Code Parents" : http://codeparents.org/

I’m currently writing the "Why Code?” section...

"Using social-media is a bit like doing paint-by-numbers. Learning how to code or write your own website extends the available palette and canvas."

... maybe it's time to go back to bed!

cough It’s definitely the kind of project that will really benefit from lots of input from people, from both sides of the Code/Parents cough
Code Parents is for people with little or no prior computing experience, who would like to be better prepared to encourage and support children in starting to explore coding. (Despite the website name, we want to help everyone, not just parents, but couldn't find an all-inclusive, ...
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An interesting read about symbols and symbolism and changing some of the icons at #facebook

https://medium.com/@caitlinwinner/how-we-changed-the-facebook-friends-icon-dc8526ea9ea8
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The British Film Institute presents thousands of pieces of archive footage now available online

http://player.bfi.org.uk/britain-on-film/
Watch your favourite films online on PC and Mac desktop with the official BFI Player. We feature handpicked cherished and contemporary films. No subscription required.
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Any Responsive Images questions or conundrums?  
Net magazine are looking for areas to potentially be covered in their next issue.

https://twitter.com/netmag/status/615843238847451136
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Wallingford civil war re-enactment was pretty epic this afternoon

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App Download interstitials:
"69% of the visits abandoned our page. These users neither went to the app store nor continued to our mobile website."

http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/google-case-study-on-app-download-interstitials.html
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Take a look at this video on YouTube:
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12 hours in #Paris  
(What a long day!)

#hyperlapse   #imovie   #iphone6  
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great stuff..  that steak looked gorgeous.. on my shopping list !  and good to go on the pod at last. cheers xx
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#Ferrari   overtake at the 2015 British #Silverstone    #F1  

#slowmotion   #iphone6   
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Really thrilled that my "Practical Responsive Images" pocket book has been published by Five Simple Steps : http://www.fivesimplesteps.com/products/practical-responsive-images

I've posted more of an introduction to it here:
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/practical-responsive-images-ben-seymour

#responsivewebdesign   #responsiveimages   #pictureelement   #srcset  
This Pocket Guide by Ben Seymour explores some of the new features and tools available to us, so that we can be in a position to undertake a practical approach
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congrats! Looking forward to get my copy signed ;)
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Occupation
Director, Solution Consulting ♦ Responsive Images Advocate & Author ♦ Code Club Volunteer ♦ CodeParents.org
Skills
eCommerce & dynamic/rich media specialist | responsiveimag.es | MSc, CITP, PMP
Employment
  • Amplience
    Director, Solution Consulting, 2012 - present
    Responsible for leading the Professional Services team and the delivery of all client projects ('12-'14), my role has subsequently expanded to encompass technical pre-sales, developer and community engagement and technical evangelism; Along with the direct provision of Technical Project Management, Technical Consulting, Subject Matter Expert, Business Analysis, Solution Architecting and Training. Playing a significant role in establishing Amplience's Dynamic Media solution in the eCommerce marketplace, I led both the technical pre-sales engagements and technical post-sales project implementations as we established our initial Dynamic Media customer base. Building on my extensive experience from leading scores of Dynamic Rich Media projects, and as a member of the Product Management team, I have worked closely with our eCommerce clients to guide the development of Amplience's Dynamic Media solutions. By leading the client engagements inline with a concierged minimum viable product approach, and coupled with Agile software development principles, we have successfully undergone rapid iterative enhancement of our Dynamic Media solution to best suit the needs of clients, and to closely align with the current needs of the industry.
  • Adobe Systems
    Senior Manager, 2007 - 2012
    Adobe Scene7 is the industry-leading SaaS platform for automating the management, production and delivery of high-impact data-driven rich media. Enabling our large retailer/ecommerce clients to grow revenues, enhance customer experience and cut production costs. I have been responsible for Scene7 Professional Services in EMEA, and have additionally provided Technical Pre-Sales support, along with the direct provision of Project Management, Technical Consulting, Business Analysis, Solution Architecting, Training, Client Engagement Management, recruitment, on-boarding, mentoring and line management. Scene7 Subject Matter Expert. Experience of working across timezones and across global virtual teams has necessitated very strong time management and prioritization skills, and the ongoing development of excellent interpersonal & communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to constantly adapt within ever changing technological, business and organisational landscapes.
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Oxford, UK
Previously
Manchester - Sheffield, - Hengoed - Canterbury
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Dynamic Imaging advocate. Author of "Practical Responsive Images".
Introduction
Much of my content is shared with 'my circles' or specific circles - ping me if you would like to be added to a circle.

Husband & Dad | eCommerce & Dynamic/Rich Media | People & Tech | Services & Delivery | Motorbikes & cycling | F1 & motoGP

Oxford, UK
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Author of "Practical Responsive Images", CodeClub volunteer, Charted I.T. Professional.
Education
  • University of Liverpool
    MSc Information Technology
  • University of Sheffield
    BSc Physics & Maths
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