Mike joins AREA 17 from Manchester, England; a self-confessed proud Mancunian. He has over 10 years experience as a front end developer. He started his career as designer after getting a design degree from Salford University. He soon found himself drawn to the craft of building interfaces, and it became the main focus of his work. Prior to joining AREA 17, Mike worked for a small award-winning studio in Manchester.
In addition to his professional pursuits, Mike has a number of extra-curricular interests, and apart from putting metal in his face; he enjoys aggressive inline skating, electronic dance music and purple shirts. He is also a fan of American soft drinks and Pop Tarts.