Phillip Hartin

Senior Developer @ Ply Creative


Phillip Hartin is an Experienced Software Engineer with over 12 years of academic, scientific and industrial experience in Computer Science.

Phillip achieved a First class honours degree in Computer Science in 2012 and was awarded the British Computing Society Medal and Prize for the highest ranking in his undergraduate year. Afterward, he spent a further 3 years researching optimal methods to enhance human & computer interaction, developing persuasive behaviour changing mobile apps, and studying the various potential intersections between human behaviours and technology.
Along the way, Phillip worked extensively on app development, software system design, signal processing, machine learning, AI and classification algorithms.
For his work and contributions to the field of Computer Science, he was awarded with a PhD in 2016.

In his short time working in Australia, Phillip has been awarded an Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA) award for his work on The Design Conference App and featured in Ionic's "Built with" series discussing hybrid mobile app development. He currently works full time as the Senior Developer at Ply Creative, a design crew specialised in product building with an emphasis on UX.

Aside from his professional pursuits, Phillip enjoys all things health related, with a special love for weightlifting and surfing, despite being a self-proclaimed kook (in both).