Work History

Work History
May 2012 - Present

Digital Media Developer

CreateSpace

Currently designing an advertisement campaign for the novels Meetings At The Metaphor Cafe and Midnight Comes to the Metaphor Cafe. Responsibilities include website development, video production, and graphic design.

Education

Education
Sep 2012 - Present

B.S.

University of California San Diego

Pursuing a BS/MA degree in Computer Science and a Minor in Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts

  • UCSD IDEA Scholar - member of this program for the school's top incoming engineering students from diverse ethnic backgrounds.
  • Global Ties - currently working in an engineering research team using C++ and MATLAB to design machine learning software that allows solar panels to track the movements of the sun and better adapt to atmospheric changes
  • Women in Computing - was one of the 4 freshman computer science students selected to attend the week-long Grace Hopper Women in Computing Conference in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Video Game Development Club - currently programming a 2D puzzle game and designing pixel art for VGDC
  • Academic Enrichment Program - enrolled in this program that allows undergrads the opportunity to obtain valuable research-oriented academic preparation
Aug 2008 - Jun 2012

Mt. Carmel High School

Academic Achievements

  • Awarded the Fraternity of Academic and Civic Excellence honor
  • Awarded National AP Scholar with Distinction
  • Academic Honors Student with an academic GPA of 4.3158
  • Ranked top 9th percentile of senior class

Work Experience

  • Founded and taught digital media club for 4 years. Founded for the purpose of offering students not enrolled in formal art classes a chance to learn and practice digital art skills in an engaging and collaborative environment. Created weekly lesson plans and presented in front of a class of about 80 students every Thursday.
  • Academic assistant for Animation and Graphic Arts Class
  • Won ribbon at Del Mar Fair for work in Animation
  • Designed video introductions and advertising for PCN, the school broadcast, and various clubs and events
  • Work featured in Reader's Theater
  • Designed logos and t-shirts for various clubs

Activities and Societies: - Digital Media Club (Founder, President for 4 years) - Film Club Member - Art Club - Rock Climbing Club - Ballroom Dance Club - Member of Band

Skills

Skills

Machine Learning

currently working in an engineering research team using C++ and MATLAB to design machine learning software that allows solar panels to track the movements of the sun and better adapt to atmospheric changes

Java Programming

3D Animation

Software Experience —Cinema 4D, Adobe After Effects

Web Design

HTML, CSS, & PHP

Video Production

Software Experience — Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Sony Vegas, Final Cut Pro

Graphic Arts

Software Experience —Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator