Statement

I aspire to entertain people through the creative medium, inspire them to create something beautiful, and overall influence them positively. I feel that taking the computer science path in life is most certainly the way to complete this goal.

Education

  • Birmingham City University
    BSc (Hons), Computer Science
    • Year 3: (First class result)
      • Individual Project (87%)
      • Functional Programming (90%)
      • Artificial Intelligence (65%)
      • Information Assurance and Security (92%)
      • Mobile and Web Technology (86%)
      • Usability Engineering (75%)
    • Year 2: (avg. 70%)
      • Advanced Software Development
      • Research and Professional Practise
      • Discrete Computing and Algorithms
      • Enterprise Databases
      • Network Management
      • Software Design
    2014-2017
  • Evesham High School
    A-Levels: Computing, Maths, Music
    GCSE: 10 A-C Grade results, including Maths, English, and Science.
    Clubs: Robotics Team, Choir, Orchestra, Samba Band 2009-2014

Skills

  • Mobile: React Native (Android, iOS), Swift (iOS)
  • Back-end: Rust, PHP, MySQL / PostgreSQL, Python, NodeJS
  • Machine Learning: Neural networks (deep / recurrent) in Keras, decision tree, scikit-learn
  • Web: HTML5 / CSS3, JavaScript, WordPress
  • DevOps: GitHub, GitLab, Docker, CI/CD, Agile methodologies (Kanban)
  • Game Development: Game Maker Studio (GML), Unity (C#, JavaScript)
  • Music: Guitar and Piano, Theory, Composition, Production, Mixing / Mastering

Experience

  • Full Stack Developer at Railpoint
    I am the project manager for a new mobile app. My role entails the development and deployment of scalable back-end servers, and the app itself for both iOS and Android, plus the collecting and analysing years worth of data to be used for innovative machine learning scenarios.
    Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP)
    Kadfire Limited August 2017 - Present
  • Hardware Demonstrator
    I explained hardware and software concepts to first year students, guiding them with any problems they had with the work set in each class.
    Birmingham City University October 2015 - December 2015

Certifications

  • CMI Level 5 Diploma
    Chartered Management Institute
    Currently In Progress
  • LPI Linux Essentials
    Linux Professional Institute
    June 2015
  • MTA Networking Fundamentals
    Microsoft Certification
    April 2015

Interests

  • Music Composition and Production:
    I compose and release music online with the alias "TomboFry". I have over 3,600 subscribers on YouTube, and 14 original albums on iTunes, Google Play, etc. Using this hobby I have taught myself how to market products online, utilising SEO techniques, and communicating with customers.
  • Hackathons:
    A 24 hour software development event with sponsors and challenges. Strong teamwork and time management is required to produce software within such a short deadline. Since starting uni I have entered 6 hackathons and have won various prizes throughout my participation.
  • Ludum Dare:
    Ludum Dare is an online 48 hour rapid game development competition. I've ranked in the top 5% of entries every time I've entered, and the games I make always get complimented for their high level of polish.
Last updated May 11, 2019
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