Gemma McLean

Coventry, United Kingdom

I am currently studying for an MSc in Advanced Computer Science at the University of Leicester where I am on course to graduate with a Distinction. I have several years work experience in mobile app and game development, IT support, web development and IT management. I am looking for an exciting new career opportunity in Technology after renewing my passions and knowledge in areas such as AI and Machine Learning, Data Analysis, Software Engineering and Cyber Security.


Mobile App Developer

  • Developed mobile apps and games on a freelance basis
October 2020 - November 2023

Technology Manager

General Conference of the New Church
  • Provided remote support to IT users throughout the UK
  • Managed the organisation’s websites, email accounts, databases, security, data protection and IT policies
  • Provided audio visual support at the AGM conference
March 2016 - August 2023

Founder and Developer

Gemixin Ltd
  • Delivered web, virtual world and mobile app and game development projects for various clients
  • Clients included the Universities of Glasgow, East London, Warwick and Edinburgh as well as Coventry City Council
  • Won multiple awards for the apps I developed including a European Diversity Award in 2013
January 2009 - October 2020

Project Officer

Coventry University
  • Managed a project called PREVIEW (problem-based learning in virtual interactive educational worlds)
  • Organised conferences and meetings and developed virtual world content, digital videos and web applications
  • Lectured students in the use of virtual worlds
April 2008 - Dcembember 2008

Student Ambassador

Coventry University
  • Represented the University at open days and other events
September 2006 - April 2008


MSc Advanced Computer Science

University of Leicester

Modules of Study:

  • Semester 1: Computational Intelligence and Software Engineering, Software Measurement and Quality Assurance, Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing, Personal and Group Skills (Distinction mark gained in all modules)
  • Semester 2: Analysis and Design of Algorithms, Big Data and Predictive Analytics, Foundations of Cybersecurity, Algorithms for Bioinformatics (Ongoing)

BA Multimedia Computing

Coventry University
  • First Class with Honours
  • Final Year Project: Developing a Virtual 3D Visitor Guide for Coventry Cathedral
2005 - 2008


City College Coventry
  • History (A), Law (A), Psychology (B)
2002 - 2004


Woodway Park Secondary School
  • Mathematics (A*), Religious Education (A*), Information Technology (A), Geography (A), English (B), English Literature (B), French (B), Graphics (B), Science (C)
1996 - 2001

Tech Skills


Including: NumPy, Pandas, Matplotlib, Plotly, Scikit-Learn
 Flutter and Dart


 VS Code
 Android Studio


 Office 365
 Adobe CC
 Agile and SCRUM