PAUL MORRIS
Curriculum Vitae
 
 
 
 
Personal Information
Marital status :
Single
Nationality :
British
Date of Birth :
1st November 1971
Skills
PC:
 
Visual Basic (2 years)
HTML & general web design (5 years)
ASP (2 years)
Access databases, including VBA (3 years)
SQL Server (3 years)
Genio (data transformation tool)
Pivotal Relationship
AS/400:
RPG/400, CL (IBM trained), Query;
Insure 90,
Other courses taken: Advanced RPG, Subfiles, DDS.
Responsibilities undertaken include:
  • working with users in designing software solutions to business requirements;
  • producing quotations and specifications from analysis of requirements;
  • working alone and in project-based teams to implement new systems;
  • programming to specification;
  • program and system testing;
  • maintenance of current systems including fault analysis and fixing;
  • controlling release of new software to production machine.
Employment
July 1999 - Present

Location:

United Business Media International, Riverbank House, Tonbridge, Kent.
Role:
Analyst/Programmer.
General development and maintenance of bespoke database systems; design and maintenance of company intranet and internet sites.
.November 1995 - June 1999
Location:
Guardian Insurance, Bouverie House, Folkestone, Kent.
Role:
Analyst/Programmer.
I was the senior programmer on the Healthcare Claims team for two years. Many major projects completed on time and within budget, including a user-friendly database of hospitals and specialists for Guardian Health, and a new fully-integrated Quotations system for Orion motor insurance. Both systems were modified versions of the insurance package Insure/90.
April 1995 - November 1995 THOMAS COOK LTD, Dover Sales Consultant
March 1995 EUROSAVE TRAVEL CLUB, Dover Clerical Assistant
August 1990 - August 1991 TESCO STORES LTD., Dover Checkout Operator
       
Education

1991 - 1994

West Surrey College of Art and Design.

BA (Hons) :

Media Studies, upper second class.

1983 - 1990

Dover Grammar School for Boys, Kent.

A-LEVEL:

ENGLISH LITERATURE B PURE MATHS & STATISTICS E
ART C COMPUTER STUDIES D
COMMUNICATION STUDIES E    

GCSE:

ENGLISH A MATHS A
COMPUTING A FRENCH A
FILM STUDIES B PHYSICS B
ART C HISTORY C
DRAMA C LATIN C
 
Interests
Writing (fiction, journalism)
Literature, music
MISCELLANEOUS ACHIEVEMENTS:
  • School English Prize (1988).
  • Prefect; Manager of school Bookshop (1989-90).
  • Editor/designer of, contributor to school magazine (1988-1990).
  • Various acting roles in school plays; writing and producing sketches for miscellanies (1988-90).
  • Presentation of programming for a charity radio station, including the writing and production of four half-hour comedy programmes (1992).
  • First 20,000 words of a 'novel' passed on to the editor of the range by her assistant at Virgin Publishing (1994).
  • Cartoonist for local newspaper "Dover Express" (1995).
  • Co-written sitcom read by BBC: rejected with invitation to try again. (1998)
  • Film / television reviews published in British Horror magazine "Shivers" (2000)