My name is Paavan.

I am a designer and developer (and magician!) living in London.

Below is a small selection of things I have created, as well as some information about me.

Please get in touch if you want to work together.

+44 7904 611595

Dev Projects

Pension Tax Calculator
Stack Trainer
Magic Quotes

Web Design Projects

Paavan — Magician
Tanya's Driving School
Holly Redford Jones — Musician

Graphic & Apparel
Design Projects

Holly Redford Jones EP
University Stash
Edinburgh Fringe Flyers

Work & Experience

  • Dec 2016 - Jan 2017
    Barnett Waddingham

    Freelance Web Software Developer

    In charge of developing an in-browser modelling tool that was cross-device optimised and UX-friendly, for clients to calculate pension tax.

  • Sept 2016
    Brainlabs Digital

    Summer Intern

    Analysed the company’s web-presence for the external training it provides and implemented strategies to enhance their brand reputation and presence. Gave a presentation to the company about using hands-on demonstrations to convey innovative ideas in pitches. Helped design marketing material using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

  • July - August 2014
    Barnett Waddingham

    Freelance Web Software Developer

    Collaborated with the software development team to develop a platform for clients, ‘BWebStream’, that was mobile-optimised, had an intuitive user interface, and matched the company’s aesthetic and branding guidelines.

  • August 2012
    Citibank UK

    Summer Intern

    Worked independently to develop an interactive project deck using Excel that optimised work that was required across the different time zones which team members were in.

School & University

  • 2013 - 2018
    University of Oxford, Hertford College

    Masters in Computer Science and Philosophy

    FHS courses:

    • Computer Science
      • Models of Computation
      • Object-Oriented Programming
      • Advanced Data Structures and Algorithms
      • Logic and Proof
      • Computers in Society
      • Computer Security
      • Intelligent Systems
    • Philosophy
      • Epistemology
      • Philosophy of Religion
      • Early Modern Philosophy (Descartes and Hume)
      • Post-Kantian Philosophy (Schopenhauer and Nietzsche)
      • The Later Philosophy of Wittgenstein
  • 2006 - 2013
    Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School

    A*AAA in Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics and Philosophy A Levels and 10 A*S in GCSEs.

    Positions and awards:

    • House Vice Captain
    • School Prefect
    • Co-President at Habs' Model UN Conference
    • Winner of many MUN awards from other conferences
    • CCF Army instructor
    • Grade 8 ABRSM Classical Guitar
    • Duke of Edinburgh Gold Certificate