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Summary - Education and Employment
Employment - Post Masters Degree
2016-Present, Motorpoint PLC - Senior Software Developer
Full life-cycle planning and development of C# MVC applications used internally to manage stock and ordering process. Continuing development of legacy applications written in Visual Basic 6, Visual Basic .NET – WinForms and C# MVC web based applications. Additionally, managed the testing process and produced documentation for systems and processes.
2009-2016, mda (formerly POS Direct Ltd) - IT Developer / Designer
Maintenance of legacy Microsoft AccessSystems and ASP / ASP.NET POS Ordering web sites. Additionally, design and development of new eCommerce web sites and involvement with the design and development of a new POS system from requirements specification through to implementation.
2008-2009, University of Northampton - E-Learning Multimedia
Main tasks include the production of HTML / CSS / Flash e-learning materials on CD for Distance Learning students. Role also involves assisting the main developer with scripting operations on other university projects.
2008, University of Northampton - E-Learning Multimedia
2004-2008, Caski Consulting Ltd. - Business Analyst
Responsibilities and activity varies according to individual contract. Includes software testing, Data Management, Planning and Project work, Technical Authoring, Database development, Graphic Design and Web Development.
Education - Postgraduate
2002-2003, Loughborough University - MSc Electronic Publishing
Modules covered such topics as: Legal Issues, Interaction Design, HTML, XML, Internet Design Tools, Desktop Publishing & Graphic Design, Business and Marketing Issues, Organisational Theory.
Employment - Post Bachelor Degree
2001-2002, BNFL Magnox Generation - Project Data, Change &
Development of Access 97 Databases, VBA applications. Assisting with the smooth management of the project’s change & communications procedures.
Education - Undergraduate Degree
1998-2001, Loughborough University - BA Information & Library
Modules covered such topics as: Human Resource Management, Database Design, Cataloguing, Subject Classification, Indexing, Information Sources & Searching, Research Methods, as well as other IT / Management subjects.
Education - Secondary Education
1996-1998, Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern - GCE A-Levels
Business Studies (C), History (C), English Literature (D).
1991-1996, Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern - GCSEs
Double Science (AA), French (A), English Language (B), English Literature (B), History (B), Information Systems (B), Mathematics (B), Welsh First Language (C), Welsh Literature (C).
Summary - Skills
- Automated Testing, Scripting;
- Database design, development & maintenance;
- Desktop publishing;
- Multimedia development;
- Programming (VB.NET, C#.NET, MVC, MVVM);
- Spreadsheets & Word Processing Skills;
- Web Authoring & Front-End Design (HTML, CSS, JQuery, Razor);
- Business skills - including planning & marketing;
- Cataloguing & subject classification;
- Communication & presentational skills - English & Welsh Fluent, French & German Sporadic;
- Initiative & problem solving skills;
- Leadership & people management skills;
- Report Writing;
- Research skills;
- Team working skills;
- Testing Support and Management.