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Work Experience

Software Engineering Intern Summer 2016

The New York Times

  • Increased CMS search speed 10x with Elasticsearch.
  • Rewrote search frontend with reduced UI complexity, instant feedback, results designed for quick scanning.
  • Built beginning of story workflow status console in React.

Software Engineering Intern, hackNY Fellow Summer 2015

Offerpop, Inc.

  • 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 with several departments to prioritize, design, and code custom pages for major athletic events.
  • Created internal applications to improve development workflow, established a style guide for the website.
  • Worked with website provider to coordinate full site redesign.

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++

SQL and NoSQL databases

Git, Bash

Achievements & Extracurricular

Eagle Scout with Bronze Palm

UCLA ACM Teach assistant

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.