Grace Kwan

  • Mountain View, CA

front-end engineer

Objective

Tackle real-world problems using frontend engineering and a passion for clean UX.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2014 - Aug 2016

Engineering Squad Lead

Coursera
Developed features for the On-Demand course platform, including sessions, forums, verification, and the course layout. Managed projects and served as point-of-contact for the Learner UX team.
Mar 2014 - Jun 2014

Course Assistant, HCI Design Studio

Stanford University
Assisted in the instruction of CS247: Human-Computer Interaction Design Studio. Graded projects and presentations, held office hours, and mentored students.
Jun 2013 - Sep 2013

Frontend Engineering Intern

Coursera
Implemented the frontend for in-course search. Created the first iteration of the Learner Help Center. Designed and developed the "About the team" page.
Jan 2011 - Mar 2013

Section Leader, CS198

Stanford University
Taught weekly sections for two introductory Computer Science classes, CS106A and CS106B. Graded assignments and exams.
Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Software Engineering Intern

Google
Created Chrome extensions to prototype history-based search features for the Search UI team.

Education

Education
2010 - 2014

B.S. in Computer Science

Stanford University
GPA: 3.99
2013 - 2014

M.S. in Computer Science 

Stanford University
GPA: 3.92

Projects and Activities

Aesop Academy
www.aesopacademy.com
Designed and developed the frontend and visualization engine for a CS education platform using d3. Contributed to the Rails backend.

Proficiencies

JavaScript, React, Flux, Backbone, Mocha, Chai, Bootstrap, Underscore, Chrome extensions, Phabricator, Photoshop, Balsamiq

Certifications

COURSERA
Game Development
Software Product Management
Positive Psychology

Interests

Education, swing dancing, baking, game development