Summary

"I'm a full-stack developer specialising in Ruby on Rails and Javascript Frameworks. I love the rush of figuring out how things work and I am excited about designing elegant solutions for complex problems."

Work History

Work History
Nov 2014 - Present

Web Developer

General Assembly

General Assembly's Web Development Immersive program is an intensive 3 month, full-time course teaching students the latest and most relevant web technologies being used by the industry today.

The purpose of the program is to equip students with the knowledge and practical experience needed to become well-rounded and job-ready full-stack developers. During the course I have learnt and gained hands-on experience with the following technologies:

  • Ruby Language and Ruby on Rails 4.0
  • Javascript, jQuery & Backbone.js
  • PostgreSQL
  • HTML5 & CSS
  • APIs such as Google Maps API
  • Git
  • Heroku
  • TDD & BDD utilising RSpec
  • Agile Methodologies

My solid grasp of the above topics have culminated in the creation of 3 original and interesting web apps - Evently, Carbonatr, Vocabulate Me.

Sep 2013 - Nov 2014

Digital Marketer

Websalad Connect

Specialising in Analytics, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Pay-per-click (PPC) and Social Media.

Duties included:

  • Managing clients' expectations and relations.
  • Analysing clients' business condition and current online presence.
  • Assisting in strategic planning and development of online marketing presence.
  • Implementing various strategies through online marketing tools.
  • Developing digital marketing solutions for the Asia Pacific region and Japan.
  • Reviewing digital marketing efforts and reporting on performance.
Feb 2013 - Aug 2013

Front-End Developer Intern

Neuclone

Responsiblities included:

  • Creation of a updated design and page layout utilising HTML, CSS and JQuery.
  • Creation of interactive diagrams based on CSS and JQuery to present the Neuclone's advantages over it's competitors.
  • Site management and maintanence.

Education

Education
2014 - 2015

Web Development Immersive

General Assembly
Currently attending General Assembly's Web Development Immersive (WDI) course in Sydney. 12 weeks of intensive learning to become a full-fledged Web Developer. - Fundamentals of Programming with Ruby and TDD - Introduction to the Web and HTML5 + CSS3 - Databases and APIs - Ruby on Rails and MVC Concepts - Team Dynamics with Agile Methodologies + Presentation and Research Skills - JavaScript Fundamentals - jQuery + AJAX - JavaScript Libraries + MVC - Advanced Ruby on Rails Topics - System Administration - Computer Science https://generalassemb.ly/education/web-development-immersive
2012 - 2013

Master of Information Technology

University of Technology, Sydney
Master of Information Technology - Experience in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Flash and principles of Java. Some experience in database and networking. Completed subjects relating to IT business such as Project Management and Enterprise Information Systems. Research into UX/UI design of apps for autistic children culminating into a research paper being accepted into a journal (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23739360). Chopstix Campus Ministry - Events and Social Gathering leader.
2009 - 2010

Exchange Year in Japan

東京工業大学 / Tokyo Institute of Technology
Exchange year in Tokyo, Japan at the Tokyo Institute of Technology where I further refined my Japanese skills and knowledge of Japanese culture. I was also a Laboratory Assistant at a Biological Sciences Laboratory in the Tokyo Institute of Technology.
2005 - 2010

Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

University of Technology, Sydney
Bachelor of Science - Completed studies relating to Immunology, Haematology and Microbiology. Completed a Microbiology Internship as a Laboratory Assistant at St.Vincent's Hospital Pathology Department in Kings Cross, Sydney. Bachelor of Arts in International Studies - Completed studies in Japanese Language and Culture. Spent a year on exchange in Tokyo, Japan where I secured a position as a Laboratory Assistant at a Biological Sciences Laboratory in the Tokyo Institute of Technology. I also worked as an English Teacher for a company called 'San-Dia Polymers' teaching company employees conversational English.

Skills

Skills

Digital Marketing

PPC

SEO

Online Advertising

Google Analytics

Google Adwords

Agile Project Management

MVC

Database Design

Software Development

MySQL

SQL

PostgreSQL

Github

Heroku

Japanese

Mobile Application Development

Mobile Applications

Git

Underscore.js

CSS

jQuery

HTML5

Web Applications

Web Development

RSpec

Backbone.js

Ruby on Rails

JavaScript

Ruby

Portfolio