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Staff Spotlight: Will – Lead Developer

Staff Spotlight: Will – Lead Developer

  • Will Kilgallon
  • Will Kilgallon
  • 9th February 2018
Solve Legal
Staff Spotlight: Will – Lead Developer

Our (now legendary) Staff Spotlight returns. This week we focus on Will Kilgallon, our Lead Developer.

Tell us a bit about yourself and the skills you bring to Solve Legal Marketing?

I’m a web/app developer with nearly 6 years’ experience.

Will KilgallonWhat have you been most surprised by working at Solve Legal Marketing?

The continued effort to make everybody aware of what everyone else is doing in the company.  In the past I have often fallen into the trap of project-tunnel-vision, but with frequent team meetings, strategy days and the revered Pie and Mash, Solve Legal Marketing helps me to feel a vital part of the company.

Describe your typical working day.

  • Catch up on emails
  • Look at any ongoing projects and make sure that team know what they’re doing
  • Assist with personal development
  • Plan work for Zoe’s apprenticeship modules
  • DevOps
  • Code reviews
  • Refining build and deployment process
  • Read up on industry news

What are your thoughts on our newly expanded office space and spiffing new design features?

Great, the brightly coloured feature walls are fantastic.

Getting on to the most important quick-fire questions, we want to know a bit more about the ‘real’ you:

Favourite films?

Black Hawk Down, Hot Fuzz, The Matrix, Lord of the Rings

Favourite music/artists/bands/albums?

Ark Patrol, Mazde, Matstubs

Favourite book/author?

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Favourite food & drink?

Cheese and wine – food of the gods.

What are your hobbies or interests?

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence – paving the way for our future robot overlords.

Back to Solve Legal Marketing… What is the best thing about working here?

Being able to specialise in developing technology for the legal sector.

Finally, how do you hope your colleagues would complete this sentence: “Will is most likely to”

Succeed