About Me

Hi! My name is Sophie Shanahan-Kluth, or just Sophie S-K for short. My full name often doesn't fit into name fields.

I'm a full-stack developer based in Wiltshire. I moved here from Bristol, where I studied Web Design at UWE, and am now living with my partner and two cats, Mika and Shiro. I like cats, coffee, music, cats, improving myself, being envrionmentally conscious, cats, and art. Mostly in that order.

I started working with the web when I was about thirteen, creating pages on Neopets, Geocities and AvidGamers. To start with I thought of myself as a front-end developer (who doesn't like making things look nice?!) but through university and afterwards I've moved more towards back-end work. Now I mostly do back-end development, and thrive when working on gnarly integration problems, but I do still pick up front-end tasks. When all else fails I also pick up sysadmin work, or help with various Scrum processes, or write documentation, or ... well, I like to turn my hand to anything! Every day is a learning day :)

On a day-to-day basis I work from home, with one cat on my lap interrupting video calls and the other prowling around looking for more food.

Photo of me sitting at my desk with Shiro (my cat) draped over my arm, preventing me from working.