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A Few Things

About Me

In this journey of life, something must keep you going. For me, it is the desire to continue in the purpose for which i have been called, to walk in it and see to its completion. i do this for my king, my family and my country!

Elvis Okoh-Asirifi

Founder of 518 Innovations

elvis okoh-asirifi

web and mobile app developer

Experience

August 2019 - Present

faculty intern

Ashesi University
Assist faculty in the Computer Science and Information Systems Department in teaching, grading and research.
May 2018 – August 2018

Tour planner and designer - intern

Landtours Ghana Limited
• Designed itineraries, flyers and banners for tour events and social media promotions.
• At the end of the internship, the social media followers increased from 20,000 to over 50,000.
• Received an offer to work as a freelance designer.
July 2017 – August 2017

Software developer

SMID Fund
• Worked as the sole IT officer in the company and was involved in networking company computers.
• Developed a desktop application to help manage customers and to record contributions and withdrawals made by clients.
May 2017 – July 2017

Assistant to Marketing Manager

United Pensions Trustees
• Conducted research on new businesses or clients for the company.
• Assisted clients with writing cheques and filling forms.
• Discovered and assessed three new businesses for the company.
Sept 2014 – Aug 2015

Mathematics Teacher

New World School
• Taught fifth and sixth grade students Mathematics and prepared monthly and termly reports of students’ performance.
• Encouraged students’ participation in class activities.
• Increased students’ performance from below sixty percent on the average to above eighty percent

CO-CURRICULAR

March 2018

Interport Student

Semester at Sea
• Participated as a visitor in the shipboard courses and offered personal insights from experience growing up and living in Ghana.
• Assisted the Field Office or Administrative Team with questions pertaining to Ghana.
Sept 2016 – May 2019

Programming Tutor

Ashesi University
• Tutored engineering and computer science students in Ashesi and helped them understand various programming concepts taught in class to sharpen their programming skills.
• Organized bi-weekly tutorial sessions for the students.

Education

2019

Ashesi University

BSc. Computer Science
Cumulative GPA: 3.89/4.00

achievements

2015 - 2019

MasterCard Foundation Scholarship

Ashesi University

2015 - 2019

Dean's List

Ashesi University

2019

1st Runner Up

Ashesi Career Fair Programming Competition

2018

1st Runner Up

Ashesi Career Fair Programming Competition

2014

Best Business Student in Ghana

WASSCE 2014

Skills

Photoshop 55%
WordPress 88%
PHP & Laravel 84%
Android Development 70%
Html & CSS 90%
Ionic with Angular 85%
MySQL & MSSQL 85%
Python 87%
Java 89%

Contact

Dr Ayorkor Korsah

+233 26 637 3810
akorsah@ashesi.edu.gh

Mr David Sampah

+233 50 584 8699
dsampah@ashesi.edu.gh

Dr David Adjepon-Yamoah

+233 20 522 7760
dadjepon@ashesi.edu.gh