Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

Name:

Jordan Elliot Finch

Address:

6 Roman Row,

Marl Close

Yeovil,

Somerset

BA21 3NF

Phone:

+44 (0)7492 867 569

E-mail:

jordan.e.finch@gmail.com

Portfolio:

http://finchyy.co.uk

Personal Information

Date of Birth

28/10/1996

Place of Birth

Yeovil, England

Nationality

British

Sex

Male

Marital Status

Single

Education and Qualifications

Westfield Academy (2008 - 2013)

Subject

Grade (Modules)

GCSE Maths - Higher

A (A*, A, A)

GCSE Science - Core

B

GCSE Physics

C

GCSE English

C

BTEC Applied Science

Pass

ICT Functional Skills - Level 2

Pass

OCR National ICT

Merit

Yeovil College (2013 - 2014)

Subject

Grade (Units)

A2 Computing

B (B, D)

AS Computing

A (A, A)

AS Psychology

A (B, A)

AS Sociology

C (C, B)

Employment History

Employer

Role

Duration

GamePoint B.V.

Junior Front-end Developer

29/06/15 - 26/07/15

Blueloop Ltd.

IT Technical Resource @ GWR

17/12/15 - 24/02/16

Skills

Languages

English

Native language

Dutch

Fair speaking/writing, good listening/reading

Programming & Web Development

C#.NET

"Notekeeper" project for A-Level coursework:

  • Included creation of 473-page documentation
  • Problem analysis, solution-finding
  • Class diagrams
  • ER models
  • Data-flow diagrams
  • MySQL for login and data retrieval
  • SHA-256 & salt data encryption method for secure storage of user’s data
  • MONO framework for Android release

Java

Experimented with Android’s Java-powered SDK for the Android implementation of the “Notekeeper” project

HTML & CSS

Experience with:

  • HTML5
  • HTML5 canvas
  • CSS3 animations
  • Flexible box-model (pre- and post-implementation)
  • Parallax effects

PHP

Experience with:

  • MySQL (via PDO)
  • PHPMailer

JavaScript

Experience with:

  • jQuery UI
  • Mustache.js
  • Unslider.js
  • HTML5 canvas handling
  • “OOP” for game processing, including collision detection algorithms

Web Development Work (full details @ http://finchyy.co.uk)

Rega Photography (http://www.regaphotography.co.uk)

Portfolio for Rega Photography. Includes:

  • Multiple JS-powered image sliders
  • Unslider.js
  • Custom client login pages
  • jQuery & PHP
  • PayPal shop for clients to buy images
  • JS & PHP (using PayPal API)
  • Booking system
  • jQuery UI & PHP (including PHPMailer)
  • PHP-powered CMS
  • PHP back-end to handle security and validation

Into Oblivion (http://intooblivion.co.uk)

Browser-based adventure RPG. Includes:

  • Huge PHP back-end, handling security and data processing
  • Heavy use of JavaScript to handle the game, including:
  • AJAX, for executing back-end processes without disrupting gameplay
  • Seamless navigation
  • Inventory handling
  • Combat handling
  • Quest handling