Bachelor of Computer Science September 2013-Present
Mobile Development, Co-op Option
Carleton University, Ottawa, ON
Third Year, CGPA: 8.5/12
Expected graduation date: April 2018
Diploma in Photography September 2005-April 2007
Fanshawe College, School of Contemporary Media, Ottawa, ON
Graduated April 2007
Available for a 4 month co-op term beginning May 2016
Relevant Skills, Experiences & Accomplishments
Mobile application development and unit testing in objective-c using the Xcode IDE for iOS Devices
Mobile application development in Java using Eclipse and Android Studio IDE for Android Devices, Eclipse Java EE, struts, jersey, Restful web services
System-level programming and inter-process communication in C, C++
Working knowledge of Python and Pygame
Intuitive and aesthetically pleasing HTML and CSS based websites, photography and graphics for my own and other businesses, using adobe software
Client Service and Leadership Skills
Professionalism and prompt turnaround time, mastered while running a successful photography business in Ottawa for five years and retaining many satisfied clients
Experience in several client service jobs, remaining up-to-date on current technology and products, and educating patrons about the best products for their needs
Motivated and Guided many volunteers, and advised founders, as a leading member of the Board of Directors for Hopeful Hearts Dog Rescue
Successfully coordinated and ran an annual walkathon with hundreds of attendees, as well as smaller events, raising up to $20 000 per year for Hopeful Hearts Dog Rescue
Espial, Ottawa, ON – Junior Software Verification Specialist and Junior UX Developer May 2015–December 2015
On my 8 month co-op contract at Espial, I have been given the opportunity to work in the software industry in the same capacity as full time employees, and be part of a diverse and innovative software testing team. My longer term placement and skill set allowed me to have the unique options of joining the development team for part of my term, and also to be in a leadership position among other co-op students and newer employees. In my position at Espial, I am able to both follow and lead, learn and teach, which creates a full, well rounded employment experience.
Wag Pet Shop K9 Daycare, Ottawa, ON – Manager 2012–2015
At Wag Pet Shop, I was given the unique opportunity to help build and direct the Wag K9 Daycare, and manage the growth and development during this crucial stage. I directed staff members clearly and assuredly in daily tasks and responsibilities, effectively solved problems, and made innovative improvements in operations.
Brittany Veinot Photography, Ottawa, ON – Photographer/owner 2008-Present
As a business owner and photographer, I professionally and skillfully photographed commercial projects for a wide range of clients, including advertisement campaigns and national publications and magazine covers.
I created effective marketing campaigns, intuitive search engine optimized websites and social networking pages, and corresponded with potential clients to secure contracts and build relationships.
Social Networking Android Application September – December 2015
Designed, planned and developed both client and server sides of a social networking android application, which communicates with a mySQL database, using the hibernate mapping framework.
Conversion Applications January -April 2014
Created identical decimal, binary, hexadecimal converters in both objective-c for iOS devices and Java/xml for android devices, precisely fulfilling the required format and elements for their respective platforms
Equine Game September -December 2014
Creatively incorporated my equine passion and graphic design experience to create a unique horse cross-country jumping game with animated graphics, motion, and incorporated sounds, using python
Website Design 2008-2014
As an individual, I am very involved in the animal world, especially dog rescue and horseback riding. I am passionate about bettering the lives of animals and people in need, and educating less experienced individuals that are interested in learning more about the behaviour, training, health and relationships with dogs and horses specifically.