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Kristijan Potočnik

Computer Science Graduate

Work History

Feb 2016Present

Drone Engineer

Jek Racing Drones

Building, testing and repairing quadcopters.

Nov 2015Present

Student Ambassador

University of Brighton
  • Welcoming visitors
  • Conducting tours
  • Giving advice about my course
Sep 2013Sep 2014

Labour Worker and Cleaner

  • Cleaning a house
  • Helping with building an extension to the house
  • Looking after two dogs

Volunteering for WhaleFest

A part of 'Welcome team'

  • Collecting tickets
  • Directing visitors
  • Answering any queries from guests



Bachelor of Computer Science

University of Brighton

Second Class Honours (Upper Division) - 2:1


Year 3: Individual project, Specification and Refinement, 3D Dynamic Modelling, Programming languages, concurrency and client server computing, Mobile Application Development

Final year project was an Android application that displays various recipes based on the ingredients the user has, with a big focus on good practice. 68%

66% overall

Year 2: Project Planning and Control, Data Structures and Algorithms, Integrated Group Project in Computing, Operating Systems, Computer Systems Architecture, Intelligent Systems, Logic and Formal Specification, Object-oriented Software Design and Implementation

69% overall

Year 1: Programming, Introduction to Database, Mathematics, Embedded Architecture and Programming, Introduction to Web Development, Human–Computer Interaction, Introduction to Requirements Analysis, Computers in Context, Professional and Study Skills

69% overall



Hove Park Sixth Form College, Hove

Physics A

Mathematics, Computing, Biology C

Geography D


Slovenian high school

II. Gimnazija Maribor, Maribor (Slovenia)

Overall Grade: 3/5



Slovenian, English, Serbo-Croatian

Communication skills

Good communication skills gained through voluntary experience in customer service jobs.

Digital competence

Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JAVA, C, C++, Prolog, JavaScript, SQL
Familiar with Assembly, Python

  • Leadership: president of society
  • Teamwork: various sports, group project
  • First aid certified: training provided at high school
  • PADI Open Water Diver certified
  • Standard Driving License

Additional information

  • Being the course representative for final year students, I was involved in representing the interests and problems of students to staff in the meetings.
  • I had the honor to be the president of the computer society at University of Brighton, where we coordinated with the film society to put on a computer related film, organized a cyber security talk and several other events. The society had once a fortnight meetings and weekly workshops on different topics, such as Git, making a website, building a drone.
  • I also participated in climbing, cheerleading and other sports and societies.
  • References available upon request.