Drew Foster

FED Tech Lead

B.Information Technology (Interaction Design) & B.Multimedia Design (University of Queensland)

As our FED Tech Lead, Drew's focus is on supporting and mentoring our front end development team.

He is also responsible for standards, code frameworks, business process improvements, training, and R&D across our front end development operations. 

Drew began his career in 2007 as a usability consultant, undertaking in-depth user research and design, as well as wireframing and prototyping interactive systems. He then switched from designer to building, working on everything from the very first post-iPhone mobile websites to physical interactive social media installations at the Australian Open. Since then, he has combined his knowledge of user experience and interactive design as a Senior Front End Developer for Luminary.

Other career hats he's worn include Ski Lift Operator and Chief Pizza Maker. Drew's actual hobbies are running, cycling, reading and gaming. In his dream world, he also has endless opportunities for mountain biking, snowboarding and artisan bread making.

Quick facts about Drew

Favorite emoji

👍

Star sign

♊ Gemini

Chinese zodiac

🐂 Ox

Inspired by

Wes Bos - for inspiring people to be better developers by not panicking about learning everything, and always having good fundamental knowledge.

Fun fact

Drew once won a bar competition for a year of unlimited free burritos by being the only person to say 'please' when he ordered his food.