Experience

Jason Salavon Studios

UX/UI Designer and Developer Intern

Summer 2021

  • Designed and implemented responsive mobile version of artist site that ensured consistency with the desktop interface

  • Migrated site to Amazon Web Services Lightsail, while maintaining site features

  • Configured Apache2 and Django for serving site on Ubuntu EC2 instance.

Now Pow

Software Engineering Intern, Integrations

Summer 2020

  • Wrote C# and JavaScript code to integrate client systems with Now Pow products

  • Developed connections between APIs and front-end applications

  • Wrote and executed quality assurance tests

  • Created email whitelist for testing environments

  • Resolved code conflicts resulting from updating Typescript and Bootstrap packages

  • Worked with engineering team in Agile environment to prioritize and schedule deliverables

Human Computer Integration Lab

Intern

Winter 2020

  • Built prototypes of MagnetIO, a wearable haptic actuator and battery-free vibrating patches using a user-centered design process

  • Compiled articles on soft haptics and wearable technologies for literature review for CHI paper

Media Arts Data & Design Center

Web & Game Designer

Summer 2019, Spring 2020

  • Team member and module developer for two transmedia games Terrarium and A Labyrinth

  • Used HTML and other tools to design webpages and digital experiences on a weekly basis.

  • Created digital assets using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and web layouts

Media Arts Data & Design Center

Student Staff

2019 - 2020

  • Member of team that launched and operated fabrication and game lab

  • Evaluated and managed various software and hardware products

  • Trained students on Laser Cutter, 3D Printers, and other fabrication tools

Mathematics Research Experience

Apprentice

Summer 2018

  • Accepted into paid, competitive internship of intensive study and research in mathematics

  • Explored various fields through lectures, including intensive study of differential geometry

 

Education

Expected March 2021

BS Mathematics
University of Chicago

Coursework Includes:

  • ​Real and Complex Analysis

  • Linear and Abstract Algebra

  • Point Set Topology

Expected March 2021

Minor in Media Arts Data and Design
University of Chicago

Coursework Includes:

  • Art and Machine Learning

  • Experimental Animation

  • ARTGames

  • Alternate Reality Games

  • Life Drawing


Coursework in Computer Science

  • Introduction to Human Computer Interaction

  • Introduction to Computer Systems

  • Computers for Learning

 

Leadership

Le Vorris & Vox Circus, University of Chicago

Board Member: Recruitment & Web, Director

March 2019 - Present

  • Managed social media presence, including updating logo

  • Organized and taught quarterly training classes

  • Led recruitment of new members

University Theater, University of Chicago

Head Costume Designer

September 2017 - June 2019

  • Managed design, production, and budget for costumes for multiple productions

  • Collaborated with production team on designs

Housing & Residence, University of Chicago

House Secretary, Orientation Aide

March 2018 - May 2019

  • Part of leadership team that organized activities for 80-person residence hall

  • Chosen to lead and organize orientation and teambuilding activities for 35 incoming students

 

Skills

Programming Languages

  • C/C#

  • Python 

  • HTML

  • CSS

  • JavaScript

  • Django

Software

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Adobe CC

  • Blender 

  • Unity

  • Visual Studio

Other

  • Customer Service

  • Project Management 

  • Fabrication Equipment including 3D printers, Laser Cutters, CNC Routers