Jodie O'Rourke | Interactive Developer

I take a great design and bring it to life. I then make it talk to servers and other applications.

A first-class specialist in Rich Internet Applications, online video, dynamic user interfaces, component development and interaction design.

I have worked for:

Prudential, Citigroup UK, Egg, Picsel Technologies, Electoral Reform Society, Creative Common Good, Candi, Strike Artists, Ornadel Management, Newfangled Media Ltd, T-Factor Inc and most recently the exciting Internet TV service Blinkbox (now owned by Tesco).


Languages: ActionScript, C#, XAML, Objective-C, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL.

Platforms & Frameworks: Flash Platform, Silverlight, iOS, Android, OSMF, MMPPF.

Supportive knowledge: Interaction Design, OOP, Accessibility (WCAG), Continuous integration, Optimisation for mobile/devices.


Author: Flash Mobile Application Development For Dummies (Wiley)

Technical Editor for O'Reilly Media

SEO for Flash, Flex 4 Cookbook, Learning Flex 4 (Adobe Press) and Getting Started with Flex 4 (Adobe Press)


Adobe Certified Expert and Adobe Community Professional (ACP)

Adobe Certified Expert and Community Professional

Adobe Community Leader:

Speaker at conferences and user groups about Flash technologies. Topics have included:


Nottingham Trent University

Bachelor of Science with 1st-class honours and

Master of Science with Distinction from The Nottingham Trent University

When I'm not doing all that:

PADI Rescue Diver

I'm a PADI certified Rescue Diver, and enjoy visiting marine parks and wrecks around the world.

I also like a bit a of skiing/snowboarding, when I can tear myself away from the sea!