My Experience

Background & Expertise

 

August 2017 - August 2018

Research Assistant/ Support Engineer, IMSP Benin

This position gave me the opportunity to assist a lecturer in Benin by designing and preparing Telecommunications and Network Performance courses. I was also in charge of the administrative work including projects writing, Call for applications, Evaluation and Monitoring, Graphic Design of  web and mobile Applications.

May 2016 -

Freelance Graphic Designer

I was introduced to this field by winning a bid for logo proposal for a new project in my university. Since then, I have been asked by my university and individuals to design logos, business cards, posters, certificates and even the graphical interface of web and mobile applications.

October 2017 - November 2017

Intern, kLAB Rwanda

In order to install a fabrication laboratory (FabLab) in my university in Benin, I was sent to do an internship in Rwanda. I learnt to design products for clients using softwares like Arduino, CutStudio, SolidWorks, CorelDraw and VCarve Pro. Then, I conceived prototypes using tools like 3D printer, laser cutter, milling machine and a ShopBot (computer numerically controlled tool).
I had the opportunity to train a group of 200 refugees girls in robotics, Scratch, and mobile app development. I also worked on a call center project and on the project of the creation of a FabLab in Benin.

August 2014 - August 2015

Network Administrator, IMSP Benin

This position was a part time job at my university as a network administrator. As we moved to a new location, I was involved in the preliminary phase of the setting up of the University's computer network. I was also part of the team that was running the computer centre and I was helping students with their machines.

August 2013 - Novembre 2013

Analyst Programmer, Port Autonome de Cotonou

I was working in the Department of Information Systems and Quality as an intern. My role was to design a software to automate the management of certain products in the department.

September 2011 - November 2011

IT Technician, NGO Bethesda

I was in charge of the installation and configuration of new computers. I was also managing database backup and providing troubleshoot for computers and printers.

©2017 by Abigail Djossou.