Q. What was your HE course and when did you graduate?
I started studying BSc (Hons) Web Development in September 2011 for 3 years at UWTSD and graduated July 2014!
Q. Could you briefly describe the organisation you work for?
I currently work at a joint private business venture run by my boss. One of which is NetDeco an online E-commerce home furnishings business which specialises in unique pieces not found in regular shops. The other business is Bonapeti which is also an E-commerce business however this one specialises in catering, and is going to be specifically targeting the more busy individuals in the London area. The ethos of Bonapeti is to embrace a more wholesome plant based diet, and we can provide this to customers via home food delivery service. A similar idea to Gousto (recently advertised on TV) or diet chef except more affordable and more emphasis on people with special dietary needs/intolerances.
Q. What is your job title and role?
Q. What modules are most helpful to you in your job?
Q. Where do you use your specialist skills and abilities?
Q. Do you find yourself using the transferable skills that you developed in University?
Oh yes definitely, all the time in fact! The first year of university taught us the basics of coding and good practices. One example of this includes the use of if, else and ifelse statements, I’m always using them in my code! Also Research methods definitely helped with writing up reports which relates to documentation which I produce to helps my boss makes decisions on certain aspects of the website.
Q. What aspects of your job do you enjoy most?
Despite it being stressful around deadlines, the most enjoyable part of my job is the ability to look at a live web page and be proud that you have produced it/been a part of the whole process. In addition to this the praise from doing my job right is always good! I have high hopes for the future.