Hiren Patel

Curriculum Vitae

18 Tanfield Road
Dudley
West Midlands
DY2 8XE

me@hieroishere.com
07707934908

Experience

  • Web Developer

    Made Media Ltd.

    July 2010April 2011 (work placement)
    June 2011August 2011 (contract)
    September 2013February 2014 (contract)

    Website development using PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript, SQL, Photoshop, Git, integration with PHP frameworks including SilverStripe, and Symphony, and third-party integration including The Patron Edge, Spektrix, and Tessitura.

    Projects worked on including Town Hall Symphony Hall, Warwick Arts Centre, Roundhouse Theatre, AT&T Performing Arts Center, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, and Melbourne Theatre Company.

  • Creative Consultant

    Hangar 18 Games

    May 2013Present

    Database design, analysis and management, website development, software analysis and design, social media management, and general advice on various matters.

  • Website Developer

    Phantom RS

    January 2013Present

    Website design, development, social media management, and creative consultant.

Projects

  • VIP Workwear

    March 2014Present

    Website development with HTML, CSS, Javascript, and PHP, SilverStripe integration, PayPal integration, and brand development.

  • Gel Tips

    June 2013Present

    Website development with HTML, CSS, Javascript, and PHP, WordPress integration, WordPress plugin development, PayPal integration, and brand development.

  • Spray n Run

    June 2012Present

    Website development with HTML, CSS, Javascript, and PHP, WordPress integration, WordPress plugin development, PayPal integration, Facebook integration, and content management.

  • VIP Babies

    April 2012Present

    Website development with HTML, CSS, Javascript, and PHP, WordPress integration, WordPress plugin development, Google Checkout, and PayPal integration.

Education

  • University of Wolverhampton

    September 2008May 2013

    Computer Science (Games Development)

    Grade: 2.1 with Honours

  • Halesowen College

    September 2006April 2008

    Computing, Applied ICT, Business and Film Studies.

  • Holly Hall Academy

    September 2001May 2006

    11 GCSE's including Mathematics, Science and English.

Skills & Expertise

  • C++
  • Java
  • Photoshop
  • PHP
  • SQL
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • jQuery
  • PhoneGap
  • Software Engineering
  • Database Design
  • Database Analyst
  • WordPress
  • SilverStripe
  • MVC Architecutre
  • ActiveRecord
  • Quality Assurance

Additional Information

I can work well with minimal supervision, or as part of a team to get any tasks done to specification and on time. I come from a software engineering background and have the ability to learn new skills extremely quickly. I have excellent communication skills and am fluent in Hindi, Gujarati, and English.

Interests & Hobbies

In my spare time, I enjoy programming, reading books, spending time with friends, watching films and playing computer games.