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I am a London-based BA Icelandic graduate, linguist, translator and web designer. I have spent the last four years studying Iceland and its culture, history, literature and language. I have also been working on a number of web projects, which can be found in my portfolio.
Curriculum vitæ

Key skills

language translation communication intercultural skills graphic design web design

Degree

1st

1st class
BA Icelandic

University College London

A-levels

Havering Sixth Form College
A
Graphic Design
A
English Language
B
French
C
Biology

Language proficiency

Basic
Intermediate
Fluent
Icelandic
Danish*
French
Polish
* Includes knowledge of written Norwegian and Swedish

Programming language proficiency

Basic
Intermediate
Fluent
HTML
CSS
PHP
JQuery

Jobs & experience

Today
Current job
Details available upon request
July 2012
Digital Design Intern
After returning from my year abroad in Iceland, I interned at student marketing company The Beans Group. Responsibilities included producing online advertising materials for Studentbeans.com and redesigning internal company stationery.
2011- 2012
Sales Assistant
During my exchange year in Iceland, I worked at local Apple reseller Epli.is. This job gave me the opportunity to improve my working knowledge of Icelandic and as such I was able to create sales solutions and provide technical support entirely in the language.
2009- 2010
Summer Course Assistant
In 2009 I took a summer course in Icelandic at the University of Iceland. The following summer I returned to assist with that year’s course, co-ordinating group trips and acting as a point of contact for students on the course. 2009 Attended summer course in Icelandic, achieving a top grade of 93%. 2010 Returned as summer course assistant.
2008- 2011
Specialist
I worked at Apple Store Lakeside in the role of Specialist until October 2008, when I transferred to the Regent Street store. During this time I had a number of career experiences. 2009 Facilitated training of new staff for new Apple Store in Geneva, entirely in French. 2010 Began working in a technical support role. 2011 Secondment as Genius Admin, which entailed administering in-store repairs and managing part inventory.

Interests & hobbies

• I have a keen interest in design, and have been involved in a number of projects for various clients, including a branding and web design project for the UCLU Nordic Society. I am competent in HTML, CSS, PHP and JQuery.

• I am competent in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.

• Cooking is one of my other great passions. I spend a great deal of time in the kitchen trying out new recipes and experimenting with new ingredients.

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