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123 Mortimer Road, London NW10 5TN


Kevin Prince

Mobile: 07956 196237 Email: kevin@kevinprince.me Web: www.kevinprince.me

University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, United Kingdom — 2003 - 2007 BA Hons International Business

University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States — 2005 - 2006 International Business Major / Computer Science Minor - Junior Year

Barry College, Barry, United Kingdom — 2001 - 2003 Advanced Certificate of Education Information Communications Technology

St Richard Gwyn High School, Barry, United Kingdom — 1996 - 2001 6 GCSE’s (English, Maths, Science, Business Studies, RE, Welsh) GNVQ in Leisure and Tourism


Web Developer, Mobcast, London — (Feb - July 2009) Working on a consultancy basis with Mobcast providing ebooks and audiobooks to a wide range mobile devices from Series 60 to iPhone

Responsibilities included:

- Maintaining the existing Codeigniter based platform

- Creation of systems for the ingestion of various types of audio content.

- Linux Server Administration and Infrastructure design.

Skills used:

LAMP Development (PHP4/5), Codeigniter, xHTML / CSS, Version Control, Mobile Web Development, Mobile /Web Payments, and Linux Systems Administration.

Web 2.0 Co-Ordinator, First Conferences, London — (Sep 2007 - Feb 2009) Working for a medium sized B2B conference company. Planning and developing a wide range of news and magazine sites for various industry sectors. Also undertaking other projects within the IT department.

Responsibilities included:

- Developing and Managing Social Networks for various industries.

- Planning for future networks and other technologies.

Skills used:

LAMP Development (PHP4/5), Codeigniter, xHTML / CSS, Drupal 5 & 6, Linux & Windows Systems Administration, Project Management, eMarketing, ZPL.

Sales Advisor, AT Computers, Cardiff — (Jan 2007- Sep 2007)

Working in an Apple Premium Reseller.

Responsibilities included:

- Advising customers on a the range of Apple products including custom solutions.

- Providing technical assistance and arranging repairs for iPods and Mac Computers.

Skills used:

Customer Service, 1 to 1 Sales, and Apple Hardware Diagnostics and Repair

Sales Assistant, Gamestation, Pontypridd — 2004-2006

Working as a team member in a video games outlet. I returned to the store for the 2006 Christmas Period.

Responsibilities included:

- Merchandising the store.

- Dealing with customer enquires including sales and returns.

Student Assistant, University of South Florida, United States — 2005-2006 Working for the University of South Florida Resident Services managing the resident computer labs.

Responsibilities included:

- Involved in running of on-campus residents computer rooms.

- Assisting residents with technical problems related to university systems.


Treasurer & Event Manager, Barcamp London, United Kingdom — 2008 - On going

As a member of the Barcamp London Planning Association, I am involved in the management of the one the UK’s largest free tech community events Barcamp London. In March 2009 I co-

managed Barcamp London 6 held at the Guardian Media Office with over 200 attendees. I continue to serve as the treasurer of the association.

ICT Co-Ordinator, Vale Karate, United Kingdom — 2001 - On going

I work with one of the UK’s leading Karate organisations Vale Karate to help develop the ICT

strategy required to support there business. I also am responsible for the development of a web based information management system.

Managing Editor, Club Skill — 2005 - 2006:

As a member of the senior team of Club Skill (an online games magazine with over 100k monthly visitors) I oversaw the sites technical and business development plans. I was frequently involved in code and database work, and routinely was engaging with publishers and platform holders at events such as E3 in Los Angeles and GC Germany.


Over The Air 2008 (Location Based Gaming Platform):

I competed in the Over The Air hackathon with Simon Maddox to develop a location based

games platform in under 18 hours. The platform was demoed showing a capture the flag style game around South Kensington. The demo used a J2ME application to transmit the phones current cell-id to a web-service which recorded the location and sent a map of the next location back to the device as a graphic file.

The application won the “Best Location Based Application” award and was voted “Audience Favorite”.

Vale Karate:

Vale Karate is one of the UK’s top karate schools, as a voluntary project I have developed the organisations ICT strategy and importantly I have developed the organisations web based management tool which tracks information about students, payments, and events The system is built on top of the Codeigniter framework, and is still under heavy development.


theNPCs was developed to be character driven gaming site, I built the sites backend off a custom PHP framework. The majority of the development time was spent making it easy for non technical staff to control the site. I also integrated with Amazon Web Services to allow automated updates of game information to reduce the time spent laboring over basic data entry.


My online portfolio located at http://www.kevinprince.me