Summary

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

  • Desktop / Mobile Applications: C# (.NET), Rust, Swift (iOS)
  • Front-end Web Development: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, WordPress, Bludit
  • Back-end Web Development: PHP, SQL, phpMyAdmin, Python, NodeJS, MongoDB
  • Desktop / Mobile Games: Game Maker Studio (GML), Unity (C#, JavaScript)
  • Operating Systems: Configuration and set-up of Windows and Linux components, networking and driver troubleshooting
  • Creative Software: FL Studio, Sony Creative Software (Vegas Pro, CD Architect), Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects)
  • Music: Theory, Composition, Production, Mixing / Mastering

Experience

  • Full Stack Developer at Railpoint
    Details under NDA, although my role can most certainly be described as "full stack"
    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

  • LPI Linux Essentials
    Linux Professional Institute
    June 2015
  • MTA Networking Fundamentals
    Microsoft Certification
    April 2015

Interests

  • 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.
  • Music Composition and Production:
    I compose and release music online with the alias "TomboFry". I have over 3,300 subscribers on YouTube, and 10 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.
Last updated Oct 19, 2017
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