University of Strathclyde / September 2017 - February 2019
Completed first of three years then returned to private sector. Investigated improvements in autonomous robotic technologies for manufacturing.
University of Glasgow / 2015 - 2016Covered a wide scope of the field of Computing Science with a range of modules such as Computer Architecture, Internet Technology and Software Project Management. Many modules also included group projects.
University of the West of Scotland / 2011 - 2015
Here I learned about creating game engines, implementing components such as 3D renderers and physics as well as touching on game design and software engineering concepts and theory. I also participated in many group projects.
Working in an agile team to develop software related to digital video surveillance for security applications, using mainly C++.
Working in a small agile team to deliver software solutions to the wider business, primarily working with Java.
Developed mobile data capture systems for the emergency services using Java, XSLT and in-house technology. Gained experience of the full software project lifecycle including meeting customers to capture requirements, design, implementation and testing.
Worked on the MindMate iOS app to improve and polish the range of games to improve their playability and accessibility for users, who suffer from Dementia and Alzheimer’s. During my time here the app reached #2 in the Health category on the App Store.
Supported the senior programming team, and responsible for preparing a previously released game for launch on a new platform. Contributed to game projects released across Android, iOS, OS X and PC.
Assisted running a summer workshop giving young people with learning disabilities a taster in game development. I developed a working implementation of their game design which was shown at a launch night where national charities attended. The project was featured in national press.
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Honourable mention for the 2014 Develop 30 Under 30 list.
Winner of 2013 UWS Windows 8 game jam, sponsored by Microsoft with Unicorn Space Command. Publihsed on Windows Store and Google Play.
Court Medal for Most Distinguished Student 2011-2012 for my Computer Games Technology degree at UWS.