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A logical and creative thinker who enjoys learning new languages, frameworks, and technologies in general. I am excited to be part of the future of the technology industry and my outstanding organizational skills will play essential role to keep code DRY and as re-factored as possible. The satisfaction of solving problems is what drives me to be a better programmer.

Business background combined with entrepreneurial spirit can be utilized for aligning profitable goals when programming.

Passionate about travel, the outdoors, film, exercising, meeting new people and exploring the world. 

Work History

May 2016Sep 2016

Web Developer

VIVA Lifestyle & Travel

VIVA is a digital media company for quintessential Millennial travellers, foodies, leisure seekers and culture hunters from around the world.

- Contributed to building company's new website, responsible for all the front end work, mobile responsiveness, cross-browser compatibility, and SEO

- Implemented Google DFP, Google Analytics, Google AdSense, RSS, MailChimp, Instagram, and Facebook APIs in order to increase and monetize website traffic

    i. Monthly unique visitors increased by 1,458% (36,000 → 525,000)

    ii. Daily impressions increased by 720% (22,638 → 163,037)

- JavaScript, jQuery, Susy, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, SCSS, WordPress, Bitbucket, APIs

Dec 2014Nov 2015

Co-Founder

Bubble Soccer Korea

A start-up company that provides sports equipment rental services specifically for bubble soccer.

- Successfully achieved investment turnover ratio of 2.04 within 5 months after launch

- Signed partnership with a company specializes in offering activities and accumulated 925 registered members

Oct 2013Sep 2014

Executive Assistant

CapVision Incorporation

A start-up company that provides a Liquid Crystal (LC) active shutter glasses which show multi-language caption/subtitles simultaneously on the same movie screen.

- Composed business plan which won second and third stage of Norman Esch Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award (Received $25,000 in prize money)

- Prepared competitor analysis, researched legal restrictions, conducted 887 mall-intercept interviews, and managed external relations

Jun 2013Aug 2013

Project Assistant (Sales Dept. Intern)

Maersk Korea Ltd.

- Provided practical assistance to a headquarters project, Invoice Quality (IQ), by computing weekly and monthly estimated targets for each cluster

- Introduced a visual management system and improved invoice quality by over 5% which resulted the total IQ to be above 90% 

May 2013Jun 2013

Office Administrative and Campaign Intern

New York State Senator, Tony Avella’s Office

- Wrote summaries of bills for Senator and updated constituent case database

- Reviewed and analyzed 2,600 pages document of a response to a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request

Oct 2012Apr 2013

Project Manager

ENACTUS (SIFE) adVenture Business Plan Competition, University of Toronto

- Achieved the most successful year since the project was launched 7 years ago

   i. Affiliated mentors 200%↑ (14 → 42)          iii. Post-secondary schools 150%↑ (2 → 5)

   ii. Participants 143%↑ (60 → 146)                   iv. Prize money 83% ($3000 → $5500)

- Received ‘Project Manager of the Year Award’, ‘Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship’, and ‘Certification of Appreciation’

Education

Nov 2015Apr 2016

Intensive Web Development Bootcamp

Lighthouse Labs

- Winner of People’s Choice of Award for Lighthouse Labs Demo Day

Sep 2007Nov 2014

Employment Relations (Human Resources) & Economics

University of Toronto

Honours Bachelor of Arts (Hon. B.A.)

Skills

Languages / Libraries

Ruby, JavaScript, Java, jQuery, ReactJS, Susy, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, SCSS

Frameworks

Rails, Meteor, Node.js, AngularJS, Sinatra

Database

Postgres, SQL, ActiveRecord, MongoDB

Testing

TDD / RSpec

Design

Photoshop, Illustrator, Experience Design

Other

WordPress, Git, APIs, Heroku, Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Portfolio

VIVA Lifestyle & Travel (Company's New Website)

- Entire front end work, mobile responsiveness, cross-browser compatibility, website monetization, SEO, Google DFP, Google AdSense, Google Analytics, MailChimp API, Instagram API, Facebook API, and RSS Feed

- JavaScript, jQuery, Susy, HTML5, SASS, SCSS, CSS3, Bitbucket, APIs

Kaoru Films (Freelance Work)

- Built a personal portfolio website using Sqaurespace, JavaScript, HTML, CSS

VIVA (Technical Assignment)

- Instagram Widget, HTML, CSS, Illustrator

- Focused on building a fully responsive website (front-end only)

Drop-in Pass (Lighthouse Labs Project)

- Stripe, Twilio, Google Maps, Amazon S3, Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, jQuery, Postgres, Heroku, Bootstrap, HTML, CSS
- Winner of People’s Choice Award
- Drop-in pass allows users to try a variety of activities and choose one that truly fits them before fully committing to a certain activity

Bubble Soccer Korea (Company Website)

- WordPress, CSS, HTML

MovieBox (Lighthouse Labs Project)

- Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, jQuery, Postgres, Heroku, Sinatra, ActiveRecord, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap
- Focused on imitating movie rating websites. Utilized Slick carousel to display movies

Habit Tracker (Lighthouse Labs Project)

- Ruby, HTML, CSS, ActiveRecord, Sinatra, JavaScript, jQuery