Welcome to my personal website
Recent graduate from the University of Texas at Austin with classwork and experience in software development, data analytics, and other emerging technologies. Used to the freelancing lifestyle but currently setting my sights on a full-time role where I can contribute to cutting-edge projects while combining my interests in both business and technology. Currently interested in practical LLM applications and sharpening my web development skills.
Neutrino Web Development
June 2017 - December 2022
Gained experience in web development by building websites for various local businesses and startups. Worked with clients and agencies to understand their needs and translate them into a performant and responsive websites.
June 2022 - August 2022
Worked as an underwriting intern for Markel Corporation, a Fortune 500 insurance company. Learned the basics of underwriting and insurance, and worked with DevOps team to assess emerging technologies in the industry.
Frontier Extraction Services
January 2020 - January 2022
Learned the basics of business and entrepreneurship as a founding partner of a small agricultural processing company during the COVID-19 pandemic. Worked with local farmers to develop a business plan and raise capital, and managed the company's tech and operations.
A resume editor built with OpenAI's GPT-3.5 API. Allows users to help tailor their resume to a specific job description automatically with AI. Uses Lambda functions to securely handle API calls. Built to quickly edit and download my resume for different job applications.
Recreation of Jian-Yang's 'Not Hotdog' app from HBO's Silicon Valley. Backend is a containerized Flask API hosted on my home server. Utilizes a generic Visual Question Answering model to determine Hotdog. Built mainly to test running custom AI models on my own hardware.
A quick mockup tool built to take beautiful screenshots of websites using Arc browser's screenshot tools. Uses iFrames to allow for page manipulation before screenshotting. Built to take screenshots of my projects for my portfolio.
Memory Card Game
A simple memory card game built with Petfinder's adoption API. Utilizes Lambda serverless functions to securly handle requests. Built to learn TailwindCSS, API calls in React, and serverless functions.
Westlake Auto Care
A website for a local auto repair shop and service station built with Webflow. Features a custom booking form, custom CMS, and Google Analytics integration.
Worked with Ammo Studios, a Webflow Certified Agency, to build a quick landing page for a new biotech startup. Translated Figma designs into a fully responsive Webflow site.
Final project for my web applications development course. Placed on a team of 5 and given stict project specifications for a full stack .NET application. Utilized Azure SQL Database, Microsoft Identity, and Azure App Services to build a fully functional e-commerce site.
Conflict Management System
MIS capstone project built to teach the complete software development lifecycle. Worked for a local law firm, Slayden Grubert Beard PLLC, to gather project requirements and build a custom interal conflict management system for the firm's potiental new clients.
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