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Lisa Patel
Front End Developer
Code Computerlove
WHAT DO YOU DO?

At Code I am part of a product team that creates solutions to problems through UX, design and code. I predominantly code using front end languages that bring to life the designs of a digital piece.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Problem solving
  • Working with others
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

For me it was being part of a pitch process for a new client. I stepped out of my comfort zone to talk about how

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

I studied BSc Media Production at university which only had a small element of coding in one module. I gained places on internships learning from others and learning from online tools.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

The digital industry had started to pick up pace and I wanted to be a part of where it was going.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

Go for it. Everyday you are learning and growing. It's really exciting when you find a solution to a problem or a challenge and when you all work together too.


I AM...
ENTHUSIASTIC
ENERGETIC
HAPPY