Name Robin E. Hodson Telecomms +44 07811 550086 (SMS only)
+44 (01249) 443391
Address 8 Westbrook Close
Frogwell Lane
SN14 0DL
Twitter: @uxonym
Instagram: @robin.hodson

This is my retail & menial work CV, available online at You can also download this document in MsWord and text formats.
My Tech CV is at and covers my extensive technological skills - this update version contains a bit of both.
There is also an early video CV, at

Employment History

Some self-employment roles have overlapped.

Involvement with RISC OS Developments, helping merge previous efforts into this one. Also helping with the main Southern exhibitions, and moving the Southwest Show to a new central Bristol venue. Also a member of WAUG, manning the charity stand at the SW and London Shows, and various Tech and Anglo-French trademark contributions. This business community is famous for Acorn, ARM, the BBC Micro, Siberius, Eidos, the Lara Croft, character, Raspberry Pi, et al, as well as significant contributions to & from Apple and Samsung.
Fiscal Management, self-employed looking after relatives finances. Considerably increased their income & capital.
Co-founder of Chippenham Men's Shed and Chippenham Hackspace. Responsibilities included recruiting initial members. A trustee, also committee secretary. Some events coordination experience at various venues around Chippenham including traditional backstage.
Volunteer remote outworker with Hunch Inc (NYC). Developed the mobile version of Hunch (not fully-featured before the eBay acquisition) in php, fixed some bugs on the main website using Python and Javascript. Somehow did this under extreme stress via noisy internet cafes and floppy disk-based standalone machines.
Self-employment at radio & folk festivals, rock video, exhibitions, seasonal events. Online:
Stopped by extreme sports injury.
Caretaker at The Weighbridge in Chippenham. Looked after the building, security, cleaning, efficiency. Also rented an office there.
2004, 2006 Betterware
Set up new depots in 'Bassett, then Chippenham.


Hardenhuish Comprehensive, Chippenham, 1982-1988.
TVEI O-Levels: Maths, Physics, Robotics, Technology.
Chippenham Technical College, 1988-1989.
BTEC Nat Dip Computer Studies, GCSE Eng Lang

Vocational Skills