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Summary

I am driven to serve the customer and provide solutions.  My interest in web development came from my professional experience at iStock.com.

I seek to create user experience that is beautifully simple and simply beautiful.

Skills

Spoken Languages
English, Spanish, Korean
Design

Photoshop, Illustrator

Languages / Libraries

HTML, CSS, Ruby, SQL, Javascript

Frameworks

Rails, Sinatra, Node.js, Bootstrap, Materialize

Communication

editing, copywriting, public speaking

Projects

Giddy Up Vancouver (final project)

Lighthouse Labs Demo Day First Place winner! A single page web application that uses Leap Motion with Node JS and Google API and other 3rd party APIs to give an enriched experience on Google Streetview.  My primary responsibility is working with Google API to render custom marker icons when clicked, renders custom infowindows.


Rotten Mangoes

First web application using Ruby on Rails and Materialize. Fullstack focus to understand connection between back end logic and front end design.

Travel Wallet

Midterm group project designing Sinatra web application. The function of the application was to enable the user to upload travel documents in different forms (jpg, pdf, doc, etc.) and allow easy access as well as ability to share documents with other users. Focused on designing clean and simple front end using Bootstrap.

Relevant Work Experience

Jul 2014Sep 2014

Freelance copywriter

Calgary web-based startup
  • Initially recruited for copywriting, added on non-legal consultation for user license terms and web design
May 2012Jun 2014

Content Service Associate

iStock / Getty Images
  • Awarded #1 Customer Support three times for providing exceptional front line service to diverse international clientele 
  • Identified area of enhancement through UX A/B for a responsive search bar, which has since been permanently implemented on website
  • Provided technical support for online site issues
  • Identified issues to site developers to immediately resolve
Aug 2014Jul 2015

Customer Service Representative

ATB Financial
  • Spearheaded Teddy for Toonie 2015 charity campaign for branch location, (which involved project proposal, designing layout for all media forms, and fundraising events,) surpassed fundraising target by 10%
  • Increased customer retention base by 20%
Nov 2008Jun 2012

Instructor

JEI Learning Center
  • Created beginner’s English grammar teaching manual and curriculum
  • Taught elementary to high school English reading comprehension and effective writing
  • Instructed high school Social Studies analytical writing
Dec 2007Sep 2008

Head Instructor

Avalon English
  • Edited textbooks that were published and implemented across 20 campus locations 
  • Created 10 company teaching manuals for themed lessons, homework books and teaching guides
  • Co-created, co-hosted educational program for Educational Broadcasting System (EBS) TV channel

Education

2015

Web Development

Lighthouse Labs 

Immersive full-time, fast-track web development program

2006

Bachelor of Arts, International Relations

University of Calgary

minor Spanish

Volunteer Experience

Sep 2014Dec 2014

ESL Instructor

New Canadian Friendship Centre
  • Conducted first lesson of semester for all level adult students and volunteer teachers, from feedback of both students and teachers became team leader
Jun 2011Jun 2012

Board of Executives, Secretary

Calgary Korean Scholarship Foundation
  • Communicate and contact board members regarding fundraising projects and events
  • Processed and selected scholarship candidates according to criteria