Skills Competitions 2019

The 5th edition of the legendary and high quality Albanian Professional Skills Competitions!

General conditions for all competitions
  • You are between 16 and 25 years old (at the date of the competition).
  • You meet the specific requirements of the respective competition (see below).
  • Multiple applications for different competitions are not possible, because all competitions take place on the same day. In case of multiple applications, we only consider the first submitted application as valid.
  • The competitors will be selected through the jury of the respective competition. The selection criteria are your experience in the respective field of the competition, your motivation expressed in the application form and a gender-balanced mix of participants from different regions in Albania as well as from different companies and schools.
  • Applications of participants from previous years are welcome. However, in the case of a large number of suitable new applications, those who have never participated in Albanian Skills have priority.
  • Application as well as participation is free of any charge. However, of course you must be available on May 11th 2019 and arrive at your own expense to the event location.
Hotel & Restaurant Service Competition

Saturday 11. May 2019 | Tirana Business Park

Specific requirements

  • You have an educational background or professional experience in tourism, hotel and restaurant services.
  • You are able to communicate in English with foreign guests.
  • Dresscode: semi-formal, smart casual (e.g. white shirt and dark pants).

Jury

  • Martin Gjonaj – General Hotel Manager
  • Donald Vogli – Front Office Manager at The Plaza Tirana
  • Romario Hysa – Food & Beverage Manager at Hilton Hotel Tirana
  • Gid Shaqiri – House Manager at Hilton Hotel Tirana

Registration closed

Saturday 11. May 2019 | Tirana Business Park
Specific requirements

  • You have solid skills in graphic processing, creating and editing advertising campaigns and promotional materials.
  • You understand English. Tasks in the competition will be given in English.
  • You have to bring your own device with installed programs of your choice (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator etc.). Laptops preferred.

Jury

  • Elda Pineti – Graphic & Handcrafted Artist – EP Handmade Cards
  • Fatmira Prodani – Lecturer – “Aleksander Moisiu” University of Durres
  • Herald Xhafa – TV Stage Designer

Registration closed

Photography Competition

Saturday 11. May 2019 | Tirana Business Park

Specific requirements

  • You have solid skills and experience in digital photography.
  • You understand English. Tasks in the competition will be given in English.
  • You have to bring your own photography equipment (digital semi-professional camera, DSLR, accessories).

Jury

  • Elton Koritari – Photopgrapher & Curator – Albania
  • Elvin Shytaj – Photopgrapher  – Albania

Registration closed

Software Development Competition

Saturday 11. May 2019 | Tirana Business Park

Specific requirements

  • You have solid skills in programming Java or PHP.
  • You understand English. Tasks in the competition will be given in English.
  • You have to bring your own device with installed developer environment of your choice(PHP or Java) and the latest version of Firefox or Chrome (Laptop preferred).

Jury

  • Bastian Feder – Software Engineer – Switzerland
  • Arty Havalja – Senior Software Developer – Albania
  • Aleksandros Ruci – Senior Software Developer – Albania

Registration closed
 


Saturday 11. May 2019 | Tirana Business Park
Specific requirements

  • You have knowledge of strategies for social media and visual marketing for different target groups and stakeholders.
  • You have solid skills in editing and managing information in different media formats (text and images) on social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.).
  • You understand English. Tasks in the competition will be given in English.
  • You have to bring your own device with installed programs of your choice (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator etc.). Laptops preferred.

Jury

  • Genti Selenica – Co-Founder & CEO – Boboon, ENGAL & BuyToAmerica – Albania
  • Marinela Kuçaj – Social Media Manager – Local Web – Albania
  • Reni Dallaku – SM Expert – AGOG Marketing – Albania

Registration closed

Web Development Competition

Saturday 11. May 2019 | Tirana Business Park
Specific requirements

  • You have solid skills in programming HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • You understand English. Tasks in the competition will be given in English.
  • You have to bring your own device with installed developer tools (IDE or editor) and the latest version of Firefox or Chrome (Laptop preferred).

Jury

  • Lisander Çuedari – Senior Software Developer, IT Trainer & Academy Director – EasyPay Albania
  • Renato Toni – Senior Solution Architect, Telecom Industry – Albania
  • Edison Biba – Software Engineer, Co-founder at Leeto – Albania
  • Patrick Zahnd – Software & System Engineer – Switzerland
  • Lediana Xhani – Junior Software Engineer – Albania

Registration closed