Nov 2013 - Mar 2014 (4 months)
Trained for three weeks before receiving my level one ski certificate. Taught children, teenagers, and adults from a never-before-skied, to an intermediate level. Also obtained my snowboard qualification at the end of the season.
Shift Manager / Recycling Sorter
ABD Recycling Solutions
May 2013 - Nov 2013 (6 months)
Worked my way up from a sorter position to a management position within the space of a few weeks. Was responsible for filling paperwork, dealing with employee issues, designating tasks and generally keeping the warehouse running, while working on the assembly line.
Mar 2013 - May 2013 (2 months)
Exclusively used Excel within a small team to help with a collaborative project gathering sales and projection data by communicating with many other regional managers across Microsoft's worldwide offices.
Jan 2013 - Apr 2013 (3 months)
Volunteer mentor at the local weekly CoderDojo, supervising children age 8 – 12, ensuring each child gets an equal amount of assistance and thoroughly enjoy every creative session.
Graphic and Web Designer
Dec 2012 - Apr 2013 (4 months)
Hired to create a website to advertise and take bookings for some local holiday cottages. Website was required to be easily used by a non-regular computer user on a regular basis in order to update the cottages' availability.
Graphic Design Intern
Nov 2012 - Dec 2012 (1 month)
Aiding the design team, primarily using Photoshop and Illustrator, to improve the design of the website, keep the design documents up to date and easy to edit, and occasionally fix any bugs which may occur.
Freelance Graphic and Web Designer
Jun 2012 - Nov 2012 (5 months)
Learned and began experimenting with HTML, CSS and composing websites for friends and family.
Contract Web Designer
Data Download Ltd.
Sep 2012 - Oct 2012 (1 month)
Was hired to build a complete website to launch a new product by the company, ensuring it was fully search engine optimised and user friendly, balancing personal design choices with feedback from the clientele.
Product Design Student
University of Limerick
Sep 2008 - May 2012 (3 years 8 months)
Skills: Teamwork, Researching, Problem solving, Creativity, Prototyping.
Junior Product Design Intern
2011. 2M Engineering
Jan 2011 - Aug 2011 (7 months)
Was responsible for managing two solo projects from problem statement to prototyping stage,
liaised internally between manufacturing and management departments, aided extensively
with other projects throughout the company, confident international traveller, exhibited
excellent teamwork skills, enthusiastic attitude, partook in clientele meetings, used extensive
research skills, learned the basics of running a business, worked to a deadline.
Jan 2001 - Jan 2011 (10 years)
Learning the values of hard work and a work-life balance, operating heavy machinery, working with animals.
Shillelagh Parish Church
Apr 2007 - Aug 2010 (3 years 4 months)
Was responsible for maintaining the grounds and graves surrounding the church, worked to a deadline and for special occasions.