Education

University

Staffordshire University

MSc Digital Marketing Management
12th January
2018 - July 2019
This course is designed to prepare students for the challenges they will face in the marketing industry, which is ever-changing due to the constant emergence of new technology and strategies.

BSc Computer Games Design & Programming
22nd September 2013 - 14th July 2017
Second Class, First Division
Final Year Project: The Accessibility of Gameplay, researching the disabilities of survey participants, and developing an application with their needs in consideration.

Additional qualifications: BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal License Holders, acquired February 2015.
Emergency First Aid at Work, acquired 20.01.2017 – 19.01.2020.

College

South Cheshire College

Access to Higher Education - Information Technology
September 2012 - May 2013
This course was designed to provide mature students with an opportunity to pursue higher education, by teaching them the fundamentals of: Web Development & Server Scripting, Software Design & Development, Systems Analysis, Configuring Computer Systems, Event Driven Programming, Animation, Maths, and English.

Bury College

BTEC National Diploma Level 2 Music Technology
September 2010 - May 2011
This course was designed to teach students how to set up audio equipment, and use Apple's Logic Studio to create compositions.

NVQ Level 1 IT Practitioners
September 2009 - May 2010
This course was designed to teach students how to build, maintain, and test computer systems.

Entry Level 3 Skills for Working Life
September 2008 - May 2009
This course was designed to teach students core elements of employment, such as practicing health & safety, email communication, and writing a CV.

Experience

Employment

Staffordshire University Students' Union

Marketing Web Editor
23rd May 2018 - Present
Maintaining SEO and internal/external websites, using MSL & WordPress platforms. Designing/wireframing/developing web pages from user experience concepts to full functionality, and writing/designing digital content.

Staffordshire University

Student Digital Champion
9th November 2017 - Present
Working with the university’s Digital Partnership to assist in developing their vision for using digital services to improve the student experience, by undergoing various projects and research; my primary contributions are accessibility and marketing.

Student Ambassador
14th May 2015 - 29th July 2017
7th October 2013 - 19th July 2015
Assisting with initial set up and maintenance of events and venues, directing potential students to designated areas during open days, contributing to digital marketing materials, and answering questions relevant to undergraduate/postgraduate studies or accommodation.

Airbus Helicopters GmbH

Developer Internship
20th July 2015 - 13th May 2016
Creating Web/IT tools in the Methods & Tools department and documenting a guide to living in Germany for future interns, including transportation laws, locating accommodation, supermarkets, events, and entertainment facilities.

Voluntary

One Media Group

Content Writer
4th October 2017 - Present
Writing reviews for games and films, and articles about additional topics such as lifestyle, through student media: One Media Group, at Staffordshire University.

Staffordshire University Students' Union

Representative Network Manager
1st July 2017 - Present​
Communications Officer
1st July 2016 - Present​
Leading/representing students through support networks for students with disabilities/learning/mental health difficulties during their studies, by discussing potential issues in meetings, focus groups, and/or one-to-one sessions, and addressing them with relevant staff for negotiated remedial solutions.

Student Trustee
2014 - 2016
Reviewing confidential decisions and long-term plans regarding the university and Students’ Union, as an elected member of a carefully-selected Trustee Board; by providing feedback, and assessing potential risks.

Election Candidate
Various
Ran for: Students’ Union Vice President (4 positions).
2017 result: 6th out of 19 candidates.
2016 result: 8th out of 22 candidates.
Ran for: NUS Conference Delegate (5 positions).
2016 result: 1st out of 11 candidates.
Ran for: Students’ Union Student Trustee (4 positions).
2015 result: 1st out of 12 candidates.
2014 result: 1st out of 9 candidates.

Global Game Jam

Promotional Assistant
20th - 22nd January 2017
26th - 28th January 2018
Directing Global Games Jam participants to designated areas during the event, safeguarding the premises, promotion of the event’s activities via digital marketing strategies, and resolving/answering any queries raised online and in person.

National Union of Students

Conference Delegate
25th - 27th April 2017

Representing students nationally at NUS Conference 2017 as a Staffordshire University elected delegate, by reviewing and voting for motions that will mold the student experience in upcoming years.