Mr. Christopher Holden
Tel. 07968 534687
1996-1998 Staffordshire University
B.Sc. (Hons) Computing Science (2.i)
Key Modules: Artificial Intelligence, Image Processing, User Interface Design, Advanced Methods and CASE, Animation-Visualisation and Virtual Reality.
1994-1996 Staffordshire University
HND Software Engineering. 11 distinctions. School of Computing prize for best Student.
1992-1994 Boston college, Lincolnshire
'A' Levels: Computing Science (C), Psychology (D), Business Studies (D)
1986-1992 Spilsby High School, Lincolnshire
7 GCSE Passes at C+
22/02/99 - Ongoing. Senior Software Engineer.
Lead a team of 6 to create a Java based content management application, now being used by clients such as General Motors (Europe) and JCB.
08/08/98 - 19/02/99 Audio Engineer. Silicon Dreams, Oxfordshire.
At this well respected Games development house I was involved in all aspects of sound effect/music preparation; from recording celebrity commentators to tying in user interface sound effects across a spectrum of gaming platforms.
06/01/97 - 07/09/97 Software Engineer. Brokat, Stuttgart.
While on an Industrial Placement period at Brokat I designed and implemented a pure Java cross-platform installation program capable of installing software packages on remote machines using FTP, Telnet and RLogin connections. Converted their Secure-Banking application to run as a service on Microsoft NT and created a Java/XML 'Wizard' for its extensive configuration requirements.
20/06/92 - 01/09/97 Sales Assistant. W.H. Smiths, Skegness
Serving customers, stock taking, receiving deliveries, cash handling.
When not programming, I enjoy tinkering with 3D modelling,
animation and audio sequencing software. Away from computers I enjoy swimming
and playing Squash and Chess. I am a regular at the local cinema and a keen
My main academic interest is in Artificial Intelligence, specifically Natural Language Parsing and Knowledge Representation.