Work Experience

Current role since Sep 2023
Software Development Engineer

Pixus Inc.

Main responsibilities
  • Developed the second version of the CaptureNoire internal beta with refreshed UI made using Jetpack Compose and backend code ported to Kotlin
  • Revamped the user flow of the app for a more immersive UX, and added Firebase Authentication, Storage, and Firestore database integrations
  • Wrote app in strict adherence to a single-activity paradigm and clean architecture principes, with distinct layers for presentation, business logic, data, and domain
  • Clean architecture allowed for easy unit testing of the app, and for swift debugging and refactoring
Key skills
Kotlin
Jetpack Compose
Hilt
Firebase
Android Studio
MVVM
Clean Architecture
Learnings in the role

Integrating Jetpack Compose, propreitary SDKs implementations, and Firebase services using an interpretation of clean architecture principles.

JUNE 2022 - DECEMBER 2022
SWE Intern

Pixus Inc.

Main responsibilities
  • Spearheaded development of CaptureNoire, an Android photography app catering to diverse skin tones, with an upcoming beta release
  • Applied best practices in UI/UX design, object-oriented principles, and Android development as the sole computer science expert at a budding startup
  • Engineered a high quality and innovative image processing backend that achieved results 90% equivalent to competitor apps with 30% less complexity
  • Maximized compatibility and optimized RAM usage based on device type by providing backward compatibility across SDKs to meet quality standards.
  • Improved efficiency by 30% through agile development, code simplification, and efficient algorithms for the CaptureNoire photography application
  • Reduced onboarding time by 60% and enhanced collaboration by creating comprehensive technical and non-technical documentation
  • Formulated user testing for adding AR functionality using ARCore and introducing premium subscriptions to the application in the medium-term
Key skills
Java
Android API
Android Jetpack
MVC
MVVM
Android Studio
Learnings in the role

Creating an API based on propreitary and open-source libraries to achieve performant image processing.

Nov 2021 - May 2022
Marketing Intern

DePauw University / Hubbard Center for Student Engagement

Main responsibilities
  • Implemented a new marketing strategy to bolster the efforts of the career center through strategy meetings with directors, increasing reach by 50%.
  • Delegated work to the team in weekly meetings to timely and effective marketing of events to 1700+ students using an omni-channel approach.
Key skills
Canva
Affinity Designer
Mailchimp
Delegating Tasks
Strategizing
Learnings in the role

Condensing unstructured information properly for marketing purposes, and enhancing social media reach and presence through better marketing initiatives

Jun 2021 - Aug 2021
IT Engineer Intern

DePauw University / Information Services Department

Main responsibilities
  • Successfully collaborated with IT professionals to deploy new hardware and software solutions on 50+ locations across campus and online.
  • Managed the Help Desk and online task ticketing system, ensuring adherence to established workflows and completion of 95% of open tickets within 30 minutes.
Key skills
Windows Hardware
macOS
Windows Server
Client Services
Learnings in the role

Prioritizing open tickets, communicating with other IT professionals and stakeholders, and managing a customer-facing service desk.

Aug 2020 - Dec 2020
Web Developer Intern

DePauw University / Information Services Department

Main responsibilities
  • Achieved an optimization boost of over 60% for DePauw University by leveraging powerful SEO tools of BigTree CMS and PageSpeed Insights.
  • Designed and implemented a microsite on a LAMP server, strategically evaluating and testing potential use cases that align with the University's mission.
Key skills
BigTree CMS
SEO
LAMP Server
HTML5
CSS3
Learnings in the role

Using SEO tools for increasing the reach of the University website

Aug 2019 - May 2020
ITAP Intern

Pixus Inc.

Main responsibilities
  • First-year internship program for the highly selective ITAP honors program at DePauw University that accepts just 20% of applicants.
  • Enhanced classroom experiences using data visualization technologies such as Tableau and ArcGIS, increasing student engagement by over 50%.
Key skills
Tableau
ArcGIS
HTML5
CSS3
Learnings in the role

Using ArcGIS and Tableau and learning about their applications in and out of the classrom

Role background

The Information Technology Associates Program (ITAP) at DePauw University is a highly selective honors program that enables students from both tech and non-tech majors to gain key technological skills for career success through practical training and exclusive on-campus internships.