Certificate in Front-End Engineering•February 2017
Master of Philosophy - Literature and Languages•May 2017
Thesis: By evaluating theories surrounding the female gaze, flanerie, and tourism, this thesis discusses the representation of female tourists in Paris and Tuscany. Specific films addressed in this thesis: Les Vampires ( Louis Feuillade 1915), Cleo 5 a 7 (Agnes Varda 1962), Funny Face (Stanley Donan 1957), Midnight in Paris (Woody Allen 2011), A Room with a View (James Ivory 1985), and Stealing Beauty (Bernardo Bertolucci 1996). Specific theorists addressed in this thesis: Charles Baudelaire, Walter Benjamin, Susan Bordo, Giulianna Bruno, Vanessa Schwartz, Mary Ann Doanne, Laura Mulvey, Ann Friedberg and Elizabeth Ezra and Dean MacCannell.
Supervisor: Dr Elizabeth Ezra
Master of Letters - European Cinema - with Distinction•May 2009
Dissertation: Queering the Femme Fatale; looked at the role of transsexual femme fatales in the films of Pedro Almodovar from the 1980s to Bad Education (2004).
Modules in French Spanish, Czech and Polish cinema.
Currently building a react native ordering app and lead developer on the current website.
Fullstack Developer•March 2017 - December 2017
Built and managed ecommerce sites for a select group of family owned companies. Worked on the migration of a Rails 3 site to Spree Ecommerce framework (built with Ruby on Rails) while maintaining a legacy Coldfusion site. I also managed the Ubuntu and Microsoft Servers, and worked closing with the marketing team to optimize our search engine results.
Other skills include: Ruby, Rails, Coldfusion, SQL, Ubuntu and Microsoft servers and basic photoshop skills.