Personal Profile

I am a reliable and hardworking individual, seeking a placement with a company that can offer a challenge. I am a hands on person and take a ‘can do’ approach to working. I am determined and always give 100% effort to any role. I have good communication and time keeping skills and am seeking a role that will help develop my skill set further.


  • Familiar with a number of programming languages including Python, C#, C++, Java and PHP/HTML/Javascript
  • Able to quickly pick up new languages and technologies
  • Experience with Windows versions back to 3.11, Linux and Mac OS-X
  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills in both Visual Studio and gdb
  • Familiar with Visual Studio, Eclipse, and mercurial and git dVCS


2010–Present: Nottingham Trent University

BSc (Hons) Software Engineering

Year one

  • Computer Technology (Boolean algebra, 68k Assembler)
  • Systems Analysis and Design (database design, development methodologies)
  • Maths for Computing
  • C++ Programming
Achieved 68% overall

Year two

  • Systems Software (OS architecture, threading and multiprocessing)
  • Software Engineering (STL, debugging tools, unit testing)
  • Information & Database Engineering (database design, object-orientated analysis and design)
  • Computer Security Management
  • C++ Programming

1996–2003: Kimberley School, Nottinghamshire

A-Levels: Maths (B), Biology (C), Chemistry (C), Physics (C)
GCSEs: 9 grade A-C including Maths and English

Employment history

2011–Present: Student Ambassador

Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham

  • Representing Computing Department on Open days
  • Mentoring first year students
  • Teaching assistant

2008–2012: Media Team Member / Video Team Leader

Christian Centre, Nottingham

  • Filming, producing, editing footage
  • Use of Canon XL1 camera, Roland V-8 Vision mixer
  • Troubleshooting a live video setup under tight time constraints

2008–2010: Volunteer crewmember

Lace Market Theatre, Nottingham

  • Sound & Lighting Design and Operation
  • Front of House supervision
  • Other associated duties, including bar work and box office sales.

2004–2008: Assistant Sound Engineer/Lighting Operator

MFN Nightclub, Eastwood, Nottingham

  • Assisting with setup and pack down
  • Co-ordinating between band and sound engineer and venue manager
  • Operation of lights
  • Unlocking and securing venue
  • Other roles as required: such as gopher, DJ

Interests and hobbies

  • Playing the guitar, banjo, keyboard and singing (and other assorted instruments)
  • Hiking, camping, bird watching
  • Aviation enthusiast

References available on request.