Seeking a challenging career with a progressive organization that provides an opportunity to capitalize my technical skills and abilities in the field of information technology. Using the skills I acquired while working in the startup industry, I would like to help a new organization grow to its fullest potential.


School of Art and Design – Santa Cruz, CA
Associates in Graphic Design, 2003

  • Graduated with honors
  • Coursework in Design Structures, Art History, and Typography

California State University – Fullerton, CA
Bachelor of Science in Web Development, 2006

  • Graduated with honors
  • Coursework in Programming, Data Structures, and Computer Architecture


Gray Matter Technologies, Fullerton, CA
Web Developer, May 2010 – Present

Skills & Tools: PHP, PERL, Access, Oracle, .NET, CSS

  • Revamped web application security applications, minimizing hacker attacks from 2.3% to 0.02%
  • Designed and developed user-friendly website, including optimized check-out page that increased user clicks, and subsequently customer purchases by 20%
  • Trained over 50 staff members in internal web functions, including steps on how to independently make minor updates or changes
  • Fixed bugs from existing websites and implemented enhancements that significantly improved web functionality and speed

Heisenberg Technologies – Santa Cruz, CA
Web Developer, Jun 2007 – Apr 2010

Skills & Tools: ASP, SQL, JavaScript, Visual Basic, XML, C#

  • Developed dynamic and interactive website that ensured high traffic, page views, and User Experience, resulting in 40% increase in sales revenue
  • Oversaw full lifecycle of software development for 9 projects with 100% on time delivery while staying 5% under budget
  • Implemented server that expedited document generation and search functionality by 20%, earning commendation and award from upper management
  • Designed processes for cleanup and performance improvement, that minimized downtime by 13%

Additional Skills

In addition to working as a designer and web developer, I’ve also picked up the following skills along the way.

  • Client outreach and customer relations
  • Proficient in WordPress, Dreamweaver, and Photoshop
  • Ability to communicate with cross-functional teams
  • Certified Java Programmer
  • Professional music playlist creator


  • 2012 – Received the Sloan Fellowship for my work in crystal chemical reactions.
  • 2013 – Received the Charles Rees award for my participation in the Chemical Convention.
  • 2014 – Received the Wolf Prize for my contributions to crystal research.