Work Experience Christopher John
Central Nervous, Florida, January 2011 - Present
Volunteer position, enhanced existing Wordpress plug-in to
their Date Of 5th February 1987
specification, build sideshow plug-in for Wordpress gained Birth: 139 Clotheir Street,
further Address: Willen-
experienced in PHP programming.
hall, West Midlands,
CityLink, Willenhall 2007 Summer (Full-Time) WV13
Parcel Sorting, Placing the numbered trolly to the Online 1BB
matching load number. Portfol cj-jackson.com/portfolio
BT Network House, Walsall 2002 eMail: +44 (0)1902 419 770
Work Experienced for one week Phone: +44 (0)7889 255 005
Personal Statement :
Whilst studying at University, I enjoyed modules such as
Management, Software Development and Web Development,
would like a career in one of those areas; Web Development University of Wolverhampton 2007 - 2011
is my main 2011 - Bachelor of Science with Honours in
passion, and has been since University. Computer
Science Second Class, Second Division
The knowledge and skills I have gained from both
University and personal projects, gives me the ability
to work with any software environment. City of Wolverhampton College 2004 - 2007
2007 - OCR Advanced GCE Applied ICT (2 Years
I can code in HTML, PHP, ActionScript (Flash), Course)
compliant, and create dynamic
sites which provide a front-end to a database allowing
the site to store information such as customer details. 2005 - Edexcel GNVQ Intermediate ICT
2005 - Edexcel Key Skills Level 2 in Communication
In my spare time I have learned how to write Object
Oriented Programs (OOP) in PHP, which allows me to Walsall College 2003 - 2004
write web based programs more efficiently, I also have 2004 - Edexcel GNVQ Foundation ICT, Edexcel Key
taught myself how to write OOP in Java.
1 in Communication and Application of Number
The problem with PHP is the fact that it is not a general Skill Confidence Level
purpose language, therefore cannot be taken any further
then Web Development, so I have learned in my free time s PHP
to use Python and C both of them being general purpose. : Python:
I have developed a plug-in for Wordpress called “HTML5 MySQL:
AV Manager for Wordpress“ which takes full advantage of
OOP to utilise HTML5 audio and video elements in
I have also worked with the Symfony (PHP) and Django
(Python) frameworks which helps me build a project in Unix/Lin
less time and I am also aware that most web industries
expect me to able to develop within a framework. I
have notice that Symfony2 and Django share a similar Illustrator:
template system. Photoshop:
I have had work experience at BT Network House in MS Word:
Walsall. While I MS Access:
was there I learned how to maintain and manage a ActionScrip
database, to the high
standard expected of a global company. t: C/C++:
Since then, I have gained the confidence to work with
databases and now have a better understanding of the
I have also took on some volunteer work with Central
Nervous, a company based in Orlando, Florida. This
functionality in Flash, using ActionScript.
I have also contributed to a project called
‘MediaElement.js’; I made improvements to full screen I work with Windows, GNU/Linux and BSD Unix
operating systems; (Ubuntu and FreeBSD). Additional Information
I find Ubuntu and FreeBSD to be more suitable for a server In my spare time, I enjoy playing baseball and writing.
environment than Windows, and enjoy using Windows as
a desktop environment. From baseball I have learned the skill and the value of
team work and from writing I have learned how to write
I am capable of using both systems, and have some properly and more skillfully.
experience with OS X, another UNIX based OS.
I also enjoy designing artwork with Adobe Illustrator &
Adobe Photoshop. I am at an intermediate level with both.
While at college, I gained a wealth of experience
along with the academic qualifications needed for
I was awarded the Student of the year award 2007 and
overall student of the year award (The Graham Award).
I have a clean drivers license and I am willing to relocate.
PDF Version available at http://cj-jackson.com/cv