Filipino-American designer and engineer studying CS & Design at Georgia Tech. Passionate about tackling systemic inequalities.
2020 — 2023
💾 B.S. in Computer Science @ Georgia Tech
3.7 GPA, Highest Honors
Concentrations in Human-Computer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence
🎨 Minor in Industrial Design @ Georgia Tech
Visual Design Thinking
CAD & Research Methods
2022 — Now
2022 — Now
2021 — 2022
<aside> <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/secure.notion-static.com/16c28cab-0564-4b32-a8c4-5b14b07dfefd/mtc5bhrcv0hrfa13mkxk.png" alt="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/secure.notion-static.com/16c28cab-0564-4b32-a8c4-5b14b07dfefd/mtc5bhrcv0hrfa13mkxk.png" width="40px" /> Designer @ CreatorDAO **Curated creative & marketing strategy for 80+ university interns to promote nationwide contest searching for highest-potential aspiring creator with $1M investment prize, prompting 2000+ submissions. Backed by a16z, Initialized, Audacious Ventures.
<aside> <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/secure.notion-static.com/189f0e4a-5f83-4da6-893e-0ebc2ccc09b2/path_logo_simple_2.png" alt="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/secure.notion-static.com/189f0e4a-5f83-4da6-893e-0ebc2ccc09b2/path_logo_simple_2.png" width="40px" /> Founder @ Pathway.me **Designed & built web app to **make career path exploration accessible + engaging to first-generation college applicants, growing to 10,000+ active users. Crafted strategic partnerships with companies operating economic development budgets. Interviewed 200+ students & educators on user feedback.
<aside> <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/secure.notion-static.com/ff9ca83c-7c5c-4633-bd1a-524a29540785/210909_jp-morgan_logo.jpg" alt="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/secure.notion-static.com/ff9ca83c-7c5c-4633-bd1a-524a29540785/210909_jp-morgan_logo.jpg" width="40px" /> **Software Engineer Intern @ JPMorgan Chase & Co.**
Designed, built user-centric UI to automate resiliency failovers for hygiene tasks conducted by asset managers using Figma, Spring Boot (Java) and Angular (TypeScript). Collaborated with product management and engineering for launch in Q3 2022.
Lowered capital expenditure for Asset & Wealth Management by 14%, using Spring Boot, SQL, OpenAPI to build automation system that allows internal application owners to create, modify, & execute scalable resiliency tasks at user discretion.
<aside> <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/secure.notion-static.com/7c79e986-113a-412d-a117-426d5b5c7453/SXlogo.jpg" alt="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/secure.notion-static.com/7c79e986-113a-412d-a117-426d5b5c7453/SXlogo.jpg" width="40px" /> Director of Design @ Startup Exchange
Led 6 cross-functional teams of up to 10 members each, working with design, engineering, and logistical departments to organize marketing campaigns, career fairs, and corporate-partnered hackathons.
Successfully launched 4 new initiatives, leading to $30,000+ in sponsorships, 250+ new members, 3000+ attendees within 12 months. $3B+ evaluation spanning across all alumni companies (now as executive director).
<aside> 🌿 Digital Campaign Manager @ Cazares for COC **Wireframed and developed a thoughtful, user-friendly web app for Sebastian Cazares, the winning candidate for College of the Canyons Board of Trustees, Area 3. Leveraged digital strategy from other successful campaigns, leading to 5000+ site visitors.
2019 — 2020
2022 — Now
<aside> <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/secure.notion-static.com/c8ad3e83-1c8b-4eaf-b0a5-99eb7f9df80f/Frame_8.png" alt="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/secure.notion-static.com/c8ad3e83-1c8b-4eaf-b0a5-99eb7f9df80f/Frame_8.png" width="40px" /> ImmerseGT Partnered with Google, Meta, Accenture, Nvidia to curate the largest XR hackathon thrown at any university. 550+ competitors from 58 universities in 10 different countries. Over $20,000 in prizes.
<aside> <img src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/secure.notion-static.com/ec2de3b6-3552-4d7f-91e6-9fe046c2d585/SIX_FEET_SUPPLIES_2nd_LOGO.png" alt="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/secure.notion-static.com/ec2de3b6-3552-4d7f-91e6-9fe046c2d585/SIX_FEET_SUPPLIES_2nd_LOGO.png" width="40px" /> Six Feet Supplies Designed and built web app that delivers essential supplies to the immunocompromised. Grew user base in 13 cities across California, developing a toolkit for students to establish a city-specific chapter of our platform, leading to 15,000+ unique users and 500+ deliveries. Designed entire platform’s UI. Featured on CNN, LA Times.
<aside> 🎓 Global Prep Academy **Mentored 50+ high school students building creative community projects that apply UI/UX design, graphic design, branding, user toolkits, & more. Curated & taught lectures on personal branding & portfolios to over 150+ high-schoolers with in-person & remote sessions. Redesigned company website from scratch.
<aside> ⚕️ Inpatient Call-Light System Redesign **Conducted contextual inquiry-style user interviews on 12 nurses to generate user personas regarding inefficiency of patient call-light system. Utilized insights to prototype call-light system redesign via Fusion360, focusing on accessibility, low-cost materials, and energy efficiency courtesy of an e-ink display.
<aside> 📸 Freelance Photography + Graphic Design