Hi, I'm Marcin Swistak
Programmer / Designer / Web Developer
I'm a young and imaginative website designer, software developer, graphic designer and photographer. My hobbies focus on the latest technology in computer science, software development and photography. I love exploring magical places and capture them on the picture. I need to inject this energy and flow of ideas where I can contribute my skills to a professional company.
30 Jun 1985 - Dzierzoniow, PL
BSc (Honours) Computing and IT
Open University (4 Years Course) - Graduation May 2013
The education was mainly Java-based programming, but I also learned about SQL, MVC, UML, importance of OOP, relational databases and user experience. My time at University was a vastly positive time in my life, and allowed me to improve upon my existing design and development skills, in addition to learning project management, planning and research techniques. During my time in University, I specialized in Software Development.
NVQ level 2 in Business: Improvement Techniques
Basingstoke Collage of Technology (2 Years Course) - Graduation 2008
Here I have learn how to contribute to effective team working, apply workplace organisation (5S's), continues improvement and problem solving techniques.
Math and IT
Jagiello Collage Zabkowice Slaskie (4 Years Course) - Graduation June 2004
I graduated high school, where I enjoyed doing science, math, IT, history and arts. I realized in my second year of school that I wanted to do something with websites, and so I first made my class website and then with group of friends our school website.
Software Developer and Integration Engineer - Dec 2013 - Current
Right after I graduated, my duties in CooperVision have extended. I'm responsible for defining, implementing, integrating and troubleshooting computer, information and software systems, including software and hardware components. Maintaining and developing integration layer between SCADA and production applications and equipment. On the daily basis I have to apply engineering principles to the complex problems so that the systems can be effectively integrated.
Freelance / Independent
Web Developer and Web Designer - 2003 - Current
Working independently, producing web design, strategy, front-end and back-end development. Managing the project process, budget and deployment. Also branding, logo design and print work. I continue to provide hosting and maintenance services for new and previous clients.
Junior Software Developer - Mar 2012 - Nov 2013
Working as part of a small team of developers, my role consists of the maintenance and development of desktop and web applications used on the production. Learning new languages and apply what I have learn at University in to the life. Using VB, VB.Net, C#, ASP.Net, ASP.Net MVC, SQL Server.
Technical Operator - Jun 2006 - Feb 2012
Responsible for effective and efficient setting and operation of manufacturing processes. Using problem solving and technical skills to maximise equipment performance. I have been involved in projects to improve and create interactive spread sheets, databases, dashboards and reports using VBA.
70% CompleteComunication 70%
50% CompleteLeadership 50%
85% CompleteConfidence 85%
90% CompleteCreativity 90%
80% CompleteProblem solving 80%
90% CompleteHTML5 / CSS3 90%
65% CompleteASP.Net MVC 65%
75% CompleteC# 75%
70% CompleteVB 70%
80% CompleteSQL 80%
Software / OS Skills
80% CompleteVisual Studio 80%
75% CompleteAdobe Photoshop 75%
60% CompleteAdobe Illustrator 60%
90% CompleteWinodws 90%
60% CompleteLinux 60%
Knowledge of colour theory, typography, print and illustration. Understanding of design process, from conceptualization and brainstorming for meticulous eye for detail in final stage. Experience with creating conceptual models, object diagrams, sequence diagrams and user interfaces.
Photography and Art
As an enthusiastic photographer (both analogue and digital) I try to capture pure emotions of street life or beauty of architecture.
I have an interest in computing and electronics. I enjoy learning about new technologies and how they will affect and change the way people live and communicate.
Caving and exploring magical places
We only get one shot at this life so I aim to get the most out of it. I love thrills of rock climbing and caving as well as exploring magical or mystical places around the UK and rest of the World.
Send me a message
Southampton - UK
+44 7854 394 539