Hi, my name is Stewart Powles and this is my résumé. I have a wide range of experience and skills across a variety of work environments. I am experienced in web development, having run my own freelance business over the past three years, following seven years of academic training and teaching in web development related subjects.
I have extensive retail and customer service experience from John Lewis to Grassroots Organic and Kilbryde Hospice. I am an enthusiastic, reliable and highly adaptable worker. I am available for full or part time work, if you would like to contact me or request references please Send Me an Email.
Glasgow Caledonian University
Masters in Digital Media Design, 2008
Glasgow Caledonian University
Honours Degree in Internet Software Development, 2006
Glasgow College of Building and Printing
Higher National Diploma in Multimedia Design and Production, 2004
Higher Education Academy, Associate Fellow – 2010, ref: 41450
Following the successful completion of my PGC course in Supporting Student Learning at Glasgow Caledonian University.
Graduations Assistant at the University of Glasgow
2016 – Oct to Nov (Full Time)
I worked on the winter graduation ceremonies, this involved producing transcripts and scrolls, filing and relevant data entry work.
Front Line Support Team Administrator at the University of Glasgow
2016 – June to Oct (Full Time)
I helped oversee the daily administrative tasks for the Registration and Enrolment Support Team, a temporary team working under the Student Services Enquiry Team. I assisted in supervising a team of 23 temporary workers, including creating and managing their rotas, filling out time sheets and spreadsheets used for payroll purposes, delegating tasks and assigning staff roles depending on the most pressing requirements of the day. I also supervised the SupportWorks team, and carried out the day to day administrative tasks required of this role. I have also spent time working directly under the Student Services Enquiry Team carrying out tasks such as document production, producing ID cards and checking student records on MyCampus to diagnose any problems students may be having.
Tier 4 Visa Assistant at the University of Glasgow
2015 – Aug to Sept (Full Time)
During this busy period I was responsible for verifying Tier 4 Visa applications and issuing Biometric Residence Permits to international students studying at the University of Glasgow. This involved data entry and working with highly sensitive documents in accordance with Home Office regulations.
Digitisation Officer at the University of Glasgow
2015 – Jan to June (Part Time)
In this voluntary position I was responsible for scanning archived materials that are decades old, this required delicate handling of documents and restoration skills using Adobe Photoshop to repair imperfections.
Registry Officer at the University of Glasgow
2014 – Present (Part Time)
Current responsibilities involve organising and monitoring examination sessions, liaising with Schools, assisting students with special needs, and registering new students.
Web Developer at Bobolink Media
2011 – Present (Part Time)
Bobolink Media is my own web development business in which I am responsible for marketing, development, client relationships, accounts and taxes. I work with charities, independent traders and small businesses.
Customer Assistant, Kilbryde Hospice
2014 January – August (Part Time)
My duties in this voluntary position involved assisting customers, carrying out cash transactions and ensuring stock is was consistently tidy and well presented.
Developer and Customer Assistant at Grassroots Organic
2012 – 2013 (Full Time)
I handled customer enquiries via social media and developed the store website and its database of over two thousand products. I also worked in a customer assistant role, processing cash and card transactions, working on the delicatessen counter and handling food.
Tutor and Research Assistant at Glasgow Caledonian University
2008 – 2010 (Full Time)
I tutored students on web development and media based subjects, I also took part in outreach projects and various research and professional development programmes.
Customer Service Assistant at John Lewis
2006 – 2008 (Part Time)
My department was responsible for the flow of stock between storage facilities and customers; this required excellent interpersonal and interdepartmental communication skills.
Technician Assistant at the Cottier Theatre
2003 – 2007 (Part Time)
Data Entry Clerk at Frontline Consultants
2006 (Temporary Contact)
Stock Project Assistant at Glasgow Caledonian University
2005 (Temporary Contract)
Data Entry Clerk at the Heatherbank Museum of Social Work
2002 (Temporary Contract)