Curriculum Vitae

Skills

Languages: JavaScript, Python, PHP, HTML5 (Handlebars, Jinja2), CSS3 (LESS, SASS)

Frameworks/CMS: Express, Django, Wordpress, React/Redux, jQuery, Bootstrap

Databases: MySQL, MongoDB

Tools: Git, npm, Composer, Gulp, Mocha, Jasmine, Linux command line and shell scripting

Professional Experience

Web Developer, Graphos Design Studios. (2014-present). Wrote front-end and back-end code for responsive, CMS-enabled client websites. Was involved in all stages of projects from discovery and planning until deployment and maintenance. Gave input on UX, content, design and SEO. Trained clients in content-management systems, responded to bug reports and feedback.

Examples:

Postdoctoral Fellow, Brandeis University. (2010-2014). Collected biological experimental data and analyzed with Python scripts. Presented in research publications and at conferences.

Education

Ph.D., Princeton University (2003-2009). Department of Molecular Biology.

B.Sc. (First-class Honours), Simon Fraser University (1999-2003). Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.

Open Source

Monocle: A JavaScript (Express and React) based web-app that searches the Medline medical literature database at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Users can create accounts and save search results into folders.
Main site
GitHub

Chart.js: I extended the Chart.js project (which draws data charts on the Canvas element) to include error bars. The project currently has 32 stars on GitHub.
GitHub

Wordpress plugins and tools: I have written and contributed to several Wordpress plugins that extend the functionality of the framework, including wp-impactpubs, wp-ORCID, Simple 301 Redirects, and Wordpress Objects