Chris Kovacs

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Film-Maker, Teacher, QA Engineer

About Chris

Chris Kovacs was born on the communist side of the Iron Curtain in 1985. That fact makes him very old and cynical. As a kid he saw the curtain fall and experienced that communism didn't work out.

After a short time spent in capitalism, he found it a bit more fair but also cruel.
As soon as high school ended and university started (physics and IT major), he began working as a cashier host at the local supermarket but soon changed to teaching English. Business went well and he felt university didn't fulfilled his wishes and slowly abandoned it.

Instead, he turned to film-making as a part time job, beside teaching.
To fulfil his urge to find challenges he has participated in projects that aligned perfectly with either film-making, teaching (translating), travelling or computers.

This provides him an ongoing adventure...


CURRENT

Technical Consultant

at Adaptavist

Teaching Hungarian

and English

Making Films

on YouTube


General Info | Contact

E-mail: chris@kovacsfilm.hu
Skype: chrisfromhungary

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/chrisfromhungary
Facebook: facebook.com/chrisfromhungary

Phone: +36 (30) 6004275

Projects

Films

- Greece: Unleashed
- Egypt and Back
- Holdvilág-árok
- Learn Hungarian series

Software

- JExcel
- Plangle
- SimpXS

- JIRA Upgrades (6.0 >> 6.4 >> 7.1)
- JIRA Service Desk introductions

Skills

Atlassian products (JIRA, etc..)
JAVA
HTML/CSS
Networking

QA Analysis
Business Analysis

Linux
Windows

Photoshop
Vegas Pro








 

Experience

Looking at Chris's jobs and contracts can make his life seem a bit chaotic, however you must understand: he likes doing multiple challenges at the same time. Working on several project, under pressure of all sorts of deadlines motivates him. It would be unthinkable not working from 9am to 9pm. He loves his work... it's like a hobby to him.

Current

May 2017 –
Technical Consultant
ADAPTAVIST
based in London

2011 – present
CEO and private tutor
CHRIS KOVACS KFT
English, Hungarian and IT subjects
Indie film-maker (see projects)

 

Contrator

September 2014 – April 2017
Senior QA Engineer
MORESIMP KFT.
Copywriter, WordPress Sitebuilder
Tutorial Video Creator

April 2012 – September 2013
Senior System Administrator
UMSZKI high school

2009 – 2010
Interpreter and System Administrator
FOVILL UK
company representative in the UK

2008 – 2011
Teacher and Multimedia Content Creator
SELF-EMPLOYER
English, Hungarian and IT subjects

Early Work

2005 – 2007
English Teacher
ICSMTC

2004 – 2005
Cashier Host
AUCHAN HUNGARY
Later: shop-assistant at IT department


Education

2008 – 2009
Master Course for Film Directors
MIA

2004 – 2011
Physics and IT major (unfinished)
ELTE UNIVERSITY

2000 – 2004
High School Degree with IT specialty
KIS JÁNOS HIGH SCHOOL

Other Skills

Driver's Licence
Category B
Driving experience in over 16 countries

Music
Guitar: jazz, classical, rock
Piano: beginner (enough to write film score)

Diving Licence
PADI Open Water and AOWD
Experience in Egypt and Croatia

What Chris Says about Himself

- I've got a Fiat Punto Van 1.7TD
- I like cows. I collect stuffed ones.
- I like challenges. So please if you have any, just give it to me.

- I didn't finish university because I wanted to work full time in my company.
- I'm considered highly creative, not just by my mom.

- I can't study with others, I can only do it by myself, for myself, for the challenge.
- If there is not mountain left to climb, I shall build one and then climb it.


Mottos

 

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger."

 "If you're good at something, never do it for free..."