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Amy Benson.

Senior Software Engineer

Culture is what we make it, yes it is.

Sleater Kinney

A usability and accessibility focused front end developer with an eye for detail, Amy has over a decade of experience working on diverse projects for a range of public and private sector organisations. Building e-commerce websites, applications for humanitarian responders and lots of things in between has given her experience working with many different technologies, teams and processes. Able to pick up a new Javascript framework or work with an established CMS, Amy will use the right tool for the job and focus on making great products for users.

If Amy could work on any project of the past, it would be...

It’s not very far back in time, but I’d be interested to see how at the start GDS decided on its core principles and succeeded in getting them so embedded in government digital culture.


CSS, HTML, Javascript, Accessibility


Cats, books, attempting to cycle up hills