Kat Terek

Software Engineer

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

Software Engineer with background in embedded looking to transition to front-end development in UXUI team. Visually oriented jack of all trades. Software Developer by day, freelance photographer by night, with sweet spot for graphic design. Currently working as a Graduate Software Engineer for Imagination Technologies, developing OMX IL Android drivers for the video encoder. Sharing spare time between freelance photography and education in graphic design, UI programming and web development. I graduated Audiovisual Engineering at University of Glasgow with successful Final Year Project about 'Dynamic Range Optimization for High Quality Photographic Images'. I have taught myself how to code, I have taught myself about photography, web design and development is yet another challenge. Everyday, I make my efforts to deepen my knowledge and practice my skills. I am looking forward to face new challenges and apply my skill in real tasks. I am passionate self-learner striving for more knowledge.

Skills

 

  • CSS
  • Html
  • Wordpress
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Lightroom
  • Android
  • Bootstrap
  • Android SDK
  • Android APP Design
  • Android Platform
  • Android UI
  • Debugging

Work history

Currently

Graduate Software Engineer

Imagination Technologies

Aug 2014
  • Used Visual Studio to develop and debug state-of-the-art device driver for video encoders. Developed OpenMax IL component to communicate user-mode driver with Android OS. Merged, built and integrated development branches using source control system Perforce and Jenkins, Beyond Compare and internal regression system. Worked on tight deadlines on releases for large projects as well as code the weekly code freeze. Reproduced and troubleshot customer problems using development boards. Applied reverse engineering and analytical skills to identify, understand and solve problems. Worked with code stacks and platforms with scarce documentation. Learned and developed code through analysis. Implemented cross-platform driver for Windows, Linux and Android. Developed internal use tools using HTML/CSS, Javascript and C++.

Currently

Freelance Photographer

Kat Terek Photography and Other Miracles

Jan 2015
  • cheduled and organized photo shoots, edited images using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, retouched images using Huion graphic tablet. Created moodboards and concepts for photoshoots, prepared and styled outfits, scouted locations, recruited models and photographed the shoots. Managed time to organize freelance jobs alongside a full time employment. Created and maintained Wordpress based website www.katterek.com, customized layout using HTML and CSS, managed hosting and domain. Developed the brand's visual identity and delivered images representing the look and feel. Researched and positioned the website using SEO techniques. Improved and refined website performance by using Google Analytics tools. Managed social media marketing, created blog posts and content for digital platforms.

2013

Video Software Design Summer Placement

Imagination Technologies

May 2013 - Aug 2013
  • Worked as part of the Android Driver Team. Developed internal use app for Media Codecs detection using Android JAVA and Python in Eclipse. Investigated Android Media API. Worked with Eclipse, Git, Perforce.

Education

2014

BEng University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Aug 2010 - May 2014