I work at Gagawala Graphics and Ablestate Creatives both located in Kampala. My role is to develop products which improve team engagement, financial management and customer relations. Before this role, I was a freelance Technician & I.T support personnel at various startups, solving technical challenges in a workplace.
I’m looking to join your organisation in the back-end software engineering role, so that I can use the experience I have gained over the years to help the organisation achieve it’s goals.
I’m also pursuing data science skills as a complimentary to my current competences.
The chosen few that I have worked on.
Installed on 58.5M websites, WooCommerce, is a WordPress plugin that transforms any WordPress website into an e-commerce platform. Submitted open-source contributions such as Uganda Shillings currency and Uganda compatible billing and shipping address feature, which helps online shops increase in sales and deliver items effectively in Uganda.
Patasente.com – is an online platform where suppliers in Uganda get funded to deliver in time and pay later. As a server administrator and consultant, I’m charged with setting up, maintaining, and securing the production environment for the platform. It helps suppliers get funded in a few days instead of weeks or months.
Bigeye.ug – is an online leading entertainment news platform. As a full-stack developer, I play the role of server administration, front-end and back-end WordPress engineering since 2016. It helps more than 80K people per month, access the latest entertainment news for free, offers advertisement services that companies like MTN are embracing and offers jobs to young people in Uganda.
Clouddra – is a code name to the Servers Gagawala Graphics acquire and set up them for different purposes. As a server administrator, I am in charge of setting up a secure, modern and optimized shared web hosting environment that guarantees 99.9% uptime to the hosted websites and applications. It helps local businesses get online, and establish their organizations in the global market.
Flexibility – In 2015, I was invited to facilitate a workshop at Walukuba community event – Jinja. It gathered social artists of different walks of life from different parts of Uganda. On short notice I was requested to facilitate the workshop in Luganda instead of English in which I had prepared the presentation. Though it was a challenge, I successfully delivered. And on my occasions I try take action which aren’t primarily assigned to me, as long as they are within my capacity and can move us forward.
Teamwork – I love to work with others, it helps me learn from others and share my experiences with team mates. Regardless to say, team work gets work done faster effectively.
Communication – Communicating effectively has given me opportunities to be a speaker at various tech events like WordCamp Kampala and Entebbe thus help hundreds if not thousands of technology leaders tap into my knowledge and experiences.
Self-drive – This gives me the ability to learn faster, go after opportunities and deliver as promised.
WORK AND VOLUNTEER
2019 – Andela Learning Community Ambassador
2019 – Facebook, DevC KLA – Study Group facilitator
2018 to current – Ensibuko Arts Foundation – Jinja, Uganda – volunteering web developer
20018 to current – Hour of Knowledge – Kabalagala – Kampala, Volunteering Project coordinator
2014 and current – co-founder, Product developer, Gagawala Graphics (Uganda) Limited
2018 to current – co-founder, product developer, Ablestate Creatives (Uganda) Limited
2010 to 2014 – co-founder, website designer & I.T support, Fortis Computer Innovations (Uganda) Limited
2015 to 2016 – Crystal Innovative Systems, I.T support personal – Kampala, Uganda
2012 to 2015 – Sammak International Organization, voluntary interim Public Relations Officer
2011 to 2013 – Aida Business Center, Technician – Kampala, Uganda
2009 to 2010 – Intellect Computer Services Internet cafe, Technician and customer support – Kansanga, Kampala, Uganda
2007 to 2008 – customer relations, Nana Secretarial Bureau – Kabalagala, Kampala, Ugand
2019 – DataCamp.com (Facebook scholarship) – Data science
2018 to 2018 – Udacity.com (Google & Andela scholarship) – Nano degree in Android Basics
2007 to 2007 – MacMaine School of Computing, Kampala,Uganda – Diploma in Software Programming
2003 to 2006 – Tropical High School, Kampala, Uganda – Uganda Certificate of Education
1996 to 2002 – Kansanga Primary School, Kampala, Uganda – Primary Leaving Education, certificate.