Education & Training:

Full-Stack Software Engineering Certification
Coding Dojo  |  2018

Burbank, CA

The Coding Dojo curriculum consisted of three full stacks Python, Java/Spring and MEAN.

Over 1000 hours of hands-on coding experience, including three full projects and more than 50 mini applications.

Languages

Python, Java, JavaScript


Databases

MySQL, Sqlite, MongoDB


Frameworks

Spring Boot, Django, Flask, Node.js, Express.js, Angular, Bootstrap, Materialize


Front-End Dev

HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, AJAX, Responsive Design


Methodologies

OOP, MVC, MTV, RESTful APIs


Bachelor of Science, Advertising
San Jose State Univeristy  |  2012

San Jose, CA

Major: Advertising

Academic Focus: Graphic Design

Memberships: Spartan Advertising Club, Sigma Nu Fraternity

HTML & CSS Certification
Codecademy  |  2016

Professional Experience:

Director of Marketing Operations
Q.Digital, Inc.  |  2015 - 2018

San Francisco, CA

Managed the marketing team and lead all digital marketing campaigns for all brand partners, including 20th Century Fox, Alaska Airlines, AT T, Corona USA, Fox Searchlight Pictures, HBO, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Lexus, San Francisco Travel Association, Sony Pictures, Stoli Vodka, Target, Trivago, Universal Pictures and Walt Disney Pictures, among others.

Highlight: Increased online voting in the 2018 Queerty.com Awards – "The Queerties" – by more 60% from the 2017 vote count, from 296,000 to over 500,000.

Social Media Specialist
Shutterfly, Inc.  |  2015

Santa Clara, CA

Managed seven-figure quarterly budgets for Facebook advertising, Pinterest advertising, social media sweepstakes and video content promotion. Created weekly social media content calendars for nearly 1 million fans across Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter.

Highlight: Implemented a Pinterest advertising budget plan that increased revenue during peak holiday times and reduced Tiny Prints' cost-per-conversion by more than 90% in less than two months.

Founder & Editor-In-Chief
Dragaholic.com  |  2013 - 2015

Built and maintained an LGBT entertainment news blog, including a group of nine contributors, more than 50,000 social media followers and over 2,300 email newsletter subscribers.

Highlight: Sold the site to Q.Digital, Inc. in 2015 and was later offered a position to help the company grow its marketing efforts.

Social Media & Marketing Coordinator
HealthyPets, Inc.  |  2014 - 2015

Union City, CA

Planned monthly content calendars and executed the organic and paid social media strategy for EntirelyPets.com's more than 600,000 social media followers across Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and YouTube.

Highlight: Achieved an 800% ROAS on a Facebook retargeting ad for Seresto Flea & Tick Collars.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher
ENI Academy  |  2013 - 2014

Anyang, Gyonggi-do, South Korea

Elementary and middle school ESL teacher at an after school academy south of Seoul.

Highlight: Learned to navigate a different culture and survive in a country where I didn't have a full grasp of the primary language.

Social Media & Content Marketing Specialist
PRxDigital Silicon Valley  |  2012 - 2013

San Jose, CA

Produced blog content to help generate new business leads and developed integrated marketing campaigns for a variety of clients, including Orchard Supply Hardware, San Jose Repertory Theater, Valley Medical Center, Lace Anchors and more.

Highlight: Created a Facebook advertising campaign that received a CTR that was twice as high as all previous campaigns.

Social Media & Communications Coordinator
Fresh Produce Locator  |  2011 - 2012

San Jose, CA

Created, managed, optimized and analyzed organic content for Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Co-wrote a 32-page business plan that included a full marketing strategy.

Highlight: Created a Facebook advertising campaign that received a CTR that was twice as high as all previous campaigns.