Resume Summary

Experienced Web Developer, specializing in building small to medium-sized websites and apps. Competent with all stages of the development cycle. Proficient in various programming languages, including PHP, Python, and JavaScript. Strong mathematical and analytical skills, with an enthusiasm for problem solving.

Technical Expertise

  • Programming Languages: PHP, Python, JavaScript, SQL [familiar with Java, C, C++]
  • Web Technologies: HTML, CSS, jQuery, Ajax, REST APIs
  • Web Frameworks: Laravel, Django, Wordpress, Joomla
  • Cloud Computing: Two years of experience with the AWS platform
  • Test-driven development using Python unittest and PHPUnit
  • Mobile App Development: iOS, Swift
  • Operating Systems: Windows, Mac OS, Linux

Education

MSc, Masters of Science Degree Program

Mathematical Modelling and Computational Science

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

2008 - 2011

  • Achieved two entrance scholarships, as well as research and teaching assistantships

Courses: Applied Math Computer Science C++ Java

BSc, Bachelor of Science Honours Degree Program

Applied & Industrial Mathematics

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

2004 - 2008

  • Major in Mathematics and minor in Computer Science
  • Achieved two entrance scholarships and an in-course scholarship for high academic standing

Courses: Applied Math Computer Science C++ Java

Work Experience

Full-Stack Web Developer, ShoutEx Inc.

January 2016 - September 2017 (1 yr. 8 mo.)

  • Developed a SaaS web app for digital marketing, handled front-end and back-end code requirements, created automated tests, and was responsible for managing the web servers
  • Quickly learned new web technologies, helped develop algorithms for analysis and reporting features, and worked in an agile team environment

Technology: AWS PHP MySQL Laravel HTML5 CSS3 JavaScript

Web Department Leader, Gospel for Asia Non-Profit

September 2010 - December 2015 (5 yrs.)

  • Led a small team (2-3 persons) and worked with an international web team
  • Helped maintain half a dozen websites, ran email campaigns, Google and Facebook ads, social media marketing, and managed analytics
  • Developed web applications in Python, PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Built websites and emails for mobile using responsive web design
  • Attended several conferences across North America to sharpen my skills in web development

Technology: Python Django HTML5 CSS3 JavaScript

Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Science, UOIT Education

Fall 2008 - Winter 2010

  • Taught students in various 1st and 2nd year undergraduate courses in math and computer science
  • Conducted weekly tutorials, marked tests and assignments
  • Improved teaching skills and learned how to manage teaching on top of demanding graduate studies

Technology: Maple MATLAB LaTeX Word Excel PowerPoint

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Faculty of Science, UOIT

Summer 2008

  • Ran fluid dynamics simulations on SHARCNET, a network of supercomputers
  • Used programming skills and mathematical modelling knowledge to run simulations in parallel using OpenFOAM software

Technology: C++ OpenFOAM SHARCNET

Web Developer, Faculty of Science, UOIT

Fall 2007 - Summer 2008

Technology: Flash ActionScript Photoshop HTML CSS

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Faculty of Science, UOIT

Summer 2007

  • Set-up and tested OpenFOAM, a powerful computational and visualization software package OpenFOAM, a network of supercomputers
  • Gained experience working with Linux
  • Successfully learned a complex piece of computational software and demonstrated ability to learn quickly and debug problems with the software

Technology: C++ OpenFOAM Linux

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Faculty of Science, UOIT

Summer - Fall 2006

  • Assisted professors in brainstorming questions and preparing quizzes to be used in class
  • Sharpened brainstorming and problem solving skills, worked as a team member with professors, and gained a reputation as hardworking and reliable
  • Demonstrated initiative in suggesting innovative methods of delivery of courseware

Technology: Excel Word

Web Developer, Ontario Ministry of Enterprise, Opportunity & Innovation

Summer 2002

  • Redesigned and maintained a province-wide education website on robotics
  • Learned HTML, JavaScript, and Flash

Technology: Flash HTML JavaScript

Interests

Some of the things that I most enjoy:

  • Sports: running, volleyball, golf, squash, hockey
  • Learning new web technology and programming languages
  • Getting outside and exploring new places, especially in the country
  • Spending time with friends and family

Portfolio

Some of my recent projects, highlighting web development that I have done over the last several years.

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