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Simon Whiteside

Email: sdw [at]
Skype: swhiteside
Second Life: Simon Hagoromo
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I've worked as a professional software developer and team leader for over 15 years on many important projects.

I run my own company Lateral Arts Limited which offers technical programming services as well as products.

I'm also interested in art, and there is an on-line art gallery at my company's website.

I work in a very flexible way and welcome contact from clients and collaborators. Please feel free to contact me through this form.

You can find a portfolio of projects I've worked on recently, here.

You can see a full cv here.

I've worked on a number of interesting projects, including:

  • Photobox - digital photo uploaders
  • TuneTribe - digital music download site
  • The Dating Game Network - online dating site
  • DTi Government Research Database - database-driven site allowing searching for research programs by criteria
  • Careers Wales - on-line webpage designer for young job seekers
  • Interact - an innovative system for producing custom CD's at trade exhibitions
  • Serviced Office Search - ongoing support and maintenance of a popular serviced-office-search website
  • Wigmore Hall - an intranet for managing the bookings of international classical musicians
  • Sunday Times Newspapers - a secure Digital Asset Management System for "The Month" supplement of the Sunday Times Newspaper
  • AMCC - radio, GPS and EPROM applications
  • PushTV - an unattended video download service, with a skinnable media player
  • Genie/Tangozebra - a desktop toy for their Instant Messaging service
  • Jazz FM - a desktop animation including a media player attached to the radio station
  • Sibelius - the world's best selling music processor for Windows and Mac
  • Who Wants To Be A Millionaire - data driven extranet
  • Simkin - widely used scripting language for games and simulators
  • Animals of Farthing Wood - a popular adventure game published by BBC Multimedia
  • Redfig - a convergent media platform used for voting on "Top of The Pops"
To see a full client list, please visit the Lateral Arts clients page.

I have a particular interest in Language Technology. I have written several languages and development environments (IDE's) including the popular language Simkin.

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Lateral Arts Limited is registered in England and Wales.
Company Number: 3055039
Registered Office: 2a Royal Chase, Royal Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8AY