Guillaume Fort

Switzerland, Valais / Wallis

Professional experience

Research Assistant, Institute of Information Systems, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Sierre (CH)

2009-2014

Full-time

Researched and developed multi-platform mobile applications for the research institute’s partners and the University’s e-Learning center. Most recently, developed MMHS (My Mobile Health Space), was a native iOS and Android application used by asthmatic children to improve their quality of life. MMHS has been awarded by the Dalle Molle Foundation for its general interest and its high scientific quality. Also worked as a substitute teacher.
[Objective-C, Java Android/SE/ME/EE, PHP, HTML5]
Co-Founder, TriArker, Sierre (CH)

2007-2008

20%

Co-Founder of the web-based video game company, TriArker. In addition to managing the company’s business and communication plan, also responsible for the design of the game mechanics as well as development in PHP and J2EE.
[J2EE, PHP, Symfony, HTML, CSS, JavaScript]
Freelance Developer, Swiss Federal Railways, Bern (CH)

2007

2 months

Design and implementation of a PHP application to manage the maintenance strategy, the product life cycle and the versioning of the technical support equipment.
[PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript]
Auxiliary Developer, Iomedia Communication SA, Sierre (CH)

2006

2 weeks

Member of a development team to speed up the creation of the business layer of a PHP web application aiming at creating an electronic workflow for a company’s microcredit submissions.
[PHP]
Software Tester, Object Way, Sion (CH)

2005-2006

20%

Responsible for writing test reports, documentation, simple developments and deployments of Java Enterprise applications (J2EE) on an Apache Tomcat server.
[J2EE, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SSE Setup]
Intern Developer, Swiss Federal Railways, Lausanne (CH)

2004-2005

Full-time

Design and implementation of several PHP applications for the department of Availability and Security to simplify the decision making process among the three language areas in Switzerland.
[PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript]

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Information Technology, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Sierre (CH)

2009

BSc Thesis: « Multi-platform Pedagogical Podcast », Podcatcher for class screencasts
Published thesis, received the highest grade
Federal Certificate of Proficiency in Computer Science, Business School, Sierre (CH)

2005

One year of internship for the Swiss Federal Railways in Lausanne (CH)
Bilingual Business Matura, Business School, Sierre (CH)

2005

Courses attended in French and in German

IT Skills

Programming languages Frameworks, APIs
Objective-C, Java (Android, SE, ME, EE), C#, VB, PHP, ASP.NET, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, XML, XSLT Cocoa, Cocoa Touch, JFC, .NET, Symfony, jQuery, jQuery Mobile, WebApp.net
Databases Software
MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, SQLite Xcode, Eclipse, Netbeans, Visual Studio, Git, Subversion, Moodle, MS Office, iWork
Operating systems Project methodologies
Mac OS X, Windows (9x, W2K, XP, Vista, 7, 8), Linux Scrum, XP, Pair programming, RAD, RUP

Publications

Paper « M-Drill: Progressing Effortlessly »
Anne-Dominique Salamin, Guillaume Fort
IADIS Conference Mobile Learning 2010, Porto, Portugal
BSc Thesis « Podcast pédagogique multi plateforme »
Guillaume Fort, Anne-Dominique Salamin
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, 2008

Language Skills

French Native Fluency
English Advanced Fluency (C1, Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English)
Preparation of the CAE exam during a 6 months exchange at the Embassy School in New York
German Conversational (B1)

Activities and Interests

Interests Travelling, cinema, listening podcasts, video game culture, reading, piano
Sport Tennis, table tennis, basketball, skiing

Further details and professional references available upon request.