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Work Experience

Software Engineering Intern Summer 2016

The New York Times

  • Increased CMS search speed 10x with Elasticsearch.
  • Search frontend: reduced UI complexity, designed results for quick scanning, provided as-you-type feedback for queries.
  • Wrote a typographic headline balancer using binary search that runs on all NYTimes.com article pages.

Software Engineering Intern, hackNY Fellow Summer 2015

Wyng

  • Created customizable UI components for campaign page builder.
  • Developed full stack using React, Django, Flask, MongoDB.
  • Accepted into hackNY Fellows program of mentorship and lectures with founders, civic leaders, Columbia and NYU faculty.

Web Developer & Designer 2014 – present

UCLA Athletics

  • Worked among several departments to prioritize, design, and create pages for major athletic events.
  • Developed internal applications to improve workflow processes.
  • Worked with website provider to coordinate full site redesign, created web style guide.

Digital Managing Editor 2014 – 2015

Daily Bruin

  • Managed the 80 people in online, video, radio, and blogging departments of the university newspaper.
  • Coordinated interdepartmental breaking news coverage and collaboration on feature stories.

Head of Web Development 2013 – 2014

Daily Bruin

  • Managed a department of 30 developers in project teams.
  • Interviewed and hired applicants. Ran meetings, planned socials.
  • Taught developers skills incl. Git, JavaScript, Django, server admin.

Education

UCLA expected 2017

Linguistics and Computer Science

Projects

MailPDF.online mail a document in under 60 sec. UX design, React, ES6, Node.js.

typeemoji.com real-time emoji search with tags by relevance. React and ES6.

Stream Editor interactive Unix text manipulation commands online. Bash, Flask, React.

kikl.co shorten links with easy-to-remember URLs. Django, PostgreSQL.

Technical Skills

JavaScript (ES6), React, Node.js

Python, Django, Flask

HTML, CSS, Sass

C++

Git, Bash

User experience design

Achievements & Extracurricular

Eagle Scout with Bronze Palm

Planned events managing over $10,000

Data blog editor at the Daily Bruin

Black belt in Kenpo

Yamaha Music School graduate

Film club director of photography

Additional work experience at linkedin.com/in/liddiard.
Additional projects at harrisonliddiard.com.