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Game Server Owner and Developer

Service

  • Provide an enjoyable online gaming experience to players who played on the 'Garrysmod' server
  • An online gaming community forum for players to interact and communicate new functionality ideas

Responsibilities

  • Learn 'Lua' coding kanguage in order to make functionality and game features for the game server
  • Develop weekly updates based on the players requests
  • Aministrate a team of staff members who keep order and resolve conflict on the server and in the online community
  • I developed a online forum using SMF CMF where players could communicate ideas and post on the forum

What was achieved

  • I learnt the 'Lua' coding language in a short space of time and had to develop it quickly in order to create advanced functionality
  • I developed my leadership and management skills; delegating and organizing numerous members of staff
  • I learnt how to use, administer and develop SMF CMF

Online Game eCommerce

Service

  • To provide a game 'boosting' service to customers for the game League of Legends
  • Different packages were offered using WooCommerce
  • Customer Service support offered 24/7 via email, live website chat and skype

Responsibilities

  • To develop a website where customers could place orders
  • Debate upon the pro's and cons of various CMS'
  • Itegrate 'WooCommerce' eCommerce systen into Wordpress
  • Administer and modify Wordpress CMS
  • Modify and develop the Wordpress Design and Theme
  • Implement an online support functionality
  • Manage and run the business, operating around 10-15 staff processing customer orders

What was achieved

  • I developed my leadership, organisation and management skills whilst in charge of the many staff members
  • I develped my Wordpress knowledge
  • I ran a successful business netting over $2,000 in profit in a short amount of time as a hobby