loafofpiecrust

Taylor Snead

Available July – December 2020
Boston, MA 02130[email protected]Cell: 504-442-0219loafofpiecrust.comGitHub: loafofpiecrust

Education

Northeastern University – Boston, MA
Candidate for Bachelor of Science
in Computer Science
Minor in Linguistics
GPA: 3.4
Graduation: 2021

Honors: University Scholar (top 1% of incoming class)
Relevant Coursework:
Software DevelopmentAlgorithms & DataProgramming LanguagesComputer SystemsTheory of ComputationEmbedded DesignObject-Oriented DesignLinear AlgebraMachine Structure & x86 AssemblyBiostatisticsLinguistic AnalysisPhysics 1 & 2

Skills

Technical Proficiencies

Kotlin, Rust, Swift, C++, Go, Java, JS, x86 Assembly, LaTeX, HTML/CSS, React, Node.js, Linux, Git, OpenGL, Terraform, MongoDB, AWS, Firebase, Adobe suite

Hobbies
Mandarin, Travel, Sewing, Accordion, Baking, Woodworking, Biking
Volunteer weekly at Boston Building Resources.

Personal Projects

Turntable (Android, Kotlin)

Mobile music player allowing users across the Earth from each other to listen to an album or playlist together. Facilitates discovery by allowing users to search several music databases in one place. Handles local files and includes free music streaming. Uses Firebase for queued messaging and playlist storage.

Lovebug (In Progress, Rust)
"I was just another virus... until I met you."

Benign virus that interacts with users through the OS UI and exhibits complex romantic feelings, which may or may not be reciprocated.

Work Experience

Software EngineerJuly '19 – Present
PlacePass – Boston, MA

Rebuild search results pages in React. Use terraform to provision cloud infrastructure for backend services. Improve GraphQL search service in Go, part of tech stack transition. Learn ML basics and improve Tensorflow models for product categorization.

Software EngineerJuly '18 – April '19
Autodesk – Boston, MA

Build cloud content browser for Autodesk Revit in React and Typescript. Devise solution for representing content taxonomy with node graph. Collaborate with UX designer on responsive UI. Presented at quarterly company check-in representing my team.

iOS DeveloperJan '18 – Present
Roundware – Boston, MA

Mobile app where users share their stories by voice, so that others walking around in the same space hear the voices of past visitors in stereo, literally walking in their footsteps. Rebuild the iOS framework to facilitate complex projects with decreased audio and network latency.

Laser TechnicianJan '18 – May '18
Northeastern University – Boston, MA

Operated Makerspace laser cutters and assisted students with fabrication projects in various mediums including paper, wood, and acrylic.

City PaletteOct '17 – Jan '18
Chloe Bass & Antenna – New Orleans, LA

Implemented mobile app allowing users to name and publish dominant colors from photos, geotagged to where the photo was taken. Developed natively for iOS (Swift) and Android (Kotlin, JVM), storing published colors in a MongoDB instance.

You Belong HereSept '14 – Feb '15
T. Strachan & Antenna – New Orleans, LA

Developed mobile app in JavaScript mapping stories of belonging through user photos and videos. Integrated with Instagram and Google Places APIs.

References Available Upon Request