Oct 2016

Unravel is an iOS learning app with D3.js, interact.js, JavaScript and Swift at the frontend and a Ruby API at the backend. In a group project with 3 other coders, I was responsible for binding the text string data to SVG (Scalable Vector Graphic) objects and animating the objects with D3.js.


Dev Bootcamp

An immersive software development program teaching fundamentals such as Object-Oriented design in Ruby and JavaScript, as well as emphasizing pair programming, Agile project management, and Test-Driven Development (TDD).

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2004 - 2006

Merit Recognition Scholarship


ChicagoRuby / BLUE1647
Workshop Presenter
Chicago, IL
June 2017

Presentation on approaching algorithm challenges using Test-Driven Development, focusing on best practices for writing tests, and touching on clean code design.

Sales Support
Chicago, IL

Quickly and efficiently utilized the inventory management system to place and fulfill orders, receive and transfer products, track shipment, and process sales.

Followed up with clients and vendors on progress of orders, monitored company emails for items needing immediate attention researched product specs for clients.

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
Standardized Patient
Chicago, IL

Assessed English proficiency and communication skills of medical graduates testing for certification to enter U.S. residency and fellowship programs, consistently adhering to testing standards and maintaining strict confidentiality.

Read/Write Library (formerly Chicago Underground Library)
Event Organizer
Chicago, IL
2007 - 2011

With little to no budget and a dash of improvising, organized volunteers, coordinated with artists, juggled schedules, culminating in fun and creative events for the library.

Street-Level Youth Media
Artist Mentor
Chicago, IL

Mentored youth for the Summer Arts Apprenticeship program (SAAP) 2006

John M. Flaxman Library - School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Cataloger/Library Assistant
Chicago, IL
2004 - 2010

Utilized the various digital library systems to catalog materials into bibliographic database according to exacting industry formatting standards.

Coordinated with coworkers, and planned the acquisition and relocation of a special donation to the library.

Cover to Cover Booksellers
Bookseller/Sideline Buyer
San Francisco, CA
1999 - 2003

Generated weekly reports through the Point-of-Sale (POS) system to track sales.

Developed a system through POS for placing book orders which reduced paper consumption and facilitated following up on customer requests in a timely manner.