James is a laboratory scientist with a focus on product testing. He has a degree in English Literature & Creative Writing Editing and, as a freelance copy editor, he gained experience in editing and proofreading scientific papers and blog posts. He developed his product testing skills working as a Mastering Technician for over two years. During this time, James was part of a research and development team, testing new products and software and regularly reporting findings to key stakeholders. Alongside this, he maintained an archival database of nearly 3,000 customer projects and associated data, and was part of a small team of auditors responsible for ensuring that the company continued to meet the requirements of the ISO standards for which it was accredited.
At Test Labs, James designs and constructs bespoke rigs and devices built to meet customers’ specific product testing needs or the requirements of existing national and international standards. He also developed, from the ground up, a custom database for maintaining and monitoring Test Labs’ comprehensive selection of laboratory equipment and testing equipment. Finally, James uses his copy-editing experience to write and edit reports for customer’s studies as well as blog posts for the Test Labs website.