Education

Education

Work History

Work History
Sep 2015 - Present

Web Devloper

Rrota Creative Studio
  • Develop the front-end of websites using web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)

  • Develop the back-end of websites using CMS technologies (Typo3, Wordpress)

  •  Develop various web applications

  •  Prepare technical manuals and user guides for the usage of the developed applications/websites

Mar 2015 - Jun 2015

Internship Position 

City College, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield

Technical coordinator of the 14th Students' Spring Symposium, an annual event in City College. The main responsibilities included: 

  • designing the website of the event 
  • preparing posters and other promotional material 
  • collecting pictures and videos during the event and editing them afterwards 
  • attending regular meetings and taking a leadership position 
Oct 2014 - Mar 2015

Software Developer

Poulideio institution

Part of the module "Industrial Project" required for the completion of the Bachelor's Degree in City College. As a team, we had to develop a real-life system for "Poulideio institution".  The main responsibilities included: 

  • have regular meetings with the client to make sure the requirements are clearly understood 
  • deliver a system which would digitalize the way patients are managed in this institution 
  • close collaboration with the team members towards the goal of delivering a system which would meet the goals of the end users
Jul 2014 - Sep 2014

Sales Associate-Merchandise

Cedar Point Amusement Park

Summer work experience part of the work and travel program in the United States. Main responsibilities included:

  • selling merchandise at gift shops
  • ringing up sales on cash register
  • taking care of the shop
  • communicating with guests

Skills

Skills

Communication skills

  • excellent communication skills gained through my experience as a participant in the work and travel program in the United States and as an international student in Greece.
  • strong presentation and negotiation skills gained through being an active member of college activities and charity projects organized by City College's Sunrise Club and YMCA Kosovo

Organisational / Managerial skills

  • Being able to work efficiently under pressure.
  • Highly motivational and also great at motivating others.
  • Excellent team-working skills gained during the bachelor degree.
  • Great leadership and decision-making skills gained by being a team leader several times in group work assignment during the bachelor degree.
  • Excellent time-management skills and able to plan, meet deadlines and set priorities. 
  • Problem-solving skills gained through projects that required software development.
  • These skills were mostly acquired by being in the organizing committee of the 14th Students' Spring Symposium, an annual event organized by students of City College. 

Computer Skills 

  • Advanced knowledge of object-oriented programming using Java.
  • Confident at web development and designing using PHP, HTML, CSS and Javascript. 
  • Confident at designing and developing databases using MySQL.
  • Experience with MVC frameworks such as Laravel. 

Individual Projects

  • "Le-Quiz": A Web Application for Teaching Computer Science Students Professional Issues (Dissertation Project) 
  • Patients' Management System (PMS) : An application developed for Poulideio Institution (Industrial Project) 

Academic Achievements

Head's List Spring Semester 2013

Awarded to the top 3 students of the cohort who have obtained at least a semester average mark of 70.0. 

Sheffield Graduate Award Winner 

A prestigious 'degree PLUS' programme that recognizes individual extra-curricular achievements in local, national and international activities. The Sheffield Graduate Award represents exceptional achievement by the breadth of skills, leadership abilities and commitment to personal development.

Full Tuition Fee Scholarship Award Recipient, 2012 - 2015

A merit-based scholarship to earn a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Sheffield. The scholarship was funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and City College, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield.