jakejones1998

About Candidate

Location

Education

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Software Engineering Bootcamp 2023
Northcoders

• Applied test-driven development, functional and object-oriented styles, SOLID principles, and accessible front-end design. • Emphasis on agile practices incl. pair-programming, spiking, leading standups, Kanban, code reviews, MVP deadlines. • Handled git pull requests, merge conflicts and branch protection, practiced forking and feature branching workflows. • Main technologies: Javascript, React, Relational Databases, REST APIs, TDD with jest,

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MSt Musicology 2022
University of Oxford

• MSt in Musicology with distinction and the Wadham College Examination Prize • Hilary term essay recommended for publication and involved YouTube data analysis - my route into coding!

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Bmus(hons) Music 2017-2021
Guildhall School of Music and Drama

• Chairman’s Prize for outstanding academic performance and the highest overall mark in cohort • First-class degree with Concert Recital Diploma for recital distinction. Dissertation nominated for Rose Lawrence Award.

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A Levels 2017
Beckfoot School

A Levels (2017): A* Maths, A* Physics. A* Music AS Levels (2016): A Further Maths 12 A* GCSE

Work & Experience

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Freelance Web Developer 2023
Self Employed

Two projects to date: • Website for Waltham Forest Music Service integrated with Storyblok headless CMS. Public sector so accessible to WCAG 2.2 AA. • E-commerce shop for artist. Built with Typescript, Next.js. Component and e2e testing with Cypress, custom CMS. Both nearing publication! Temporary links available on Portfolio site.

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Musician 2022
Waltham Forest Music Service, Hackney Music Service, Pelican Music, Tutorful.com, Private

• Led and designed the music curriculum at a primary school for all year groups, delivered assemblies and productions. • 100% instrumental exam pass rate, inclusive practitioner working with special educational needs and vulnerable adults. • Performance credits include Marin Alsop, Edward Gardner, Katie Melua, Gregory Porter, Olly Murs, Clare Teal, Alex Bone.

Portfolio

Awards

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Chairman's Prize 2022
Given by Guildhall School of Music and Drama for outstanding academic achievement, contributions to department, and highest overall score in cohort.
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Wadham College Examination Prize 2023
Given to students of Wadham College (Oxford) for academic achievement.