More about Me

Work Experience

Technical Intern | Majuro Stevedore & Terminal Co

Jun 2019 - Aug 2019

  • Developed a backend system to support operations related to shipping container movement in the port of the Marshal Islands.
  • Performed thorough analysis on user needs, context, and constraints. Made critical design decisions factoring in technological literacy, information dynamics, and security.
  • Trained 10+ employees and built for sustainability accounting for human variability.

Mentoring Experience

CMU Student College Instructor | CMU Student College

Aug 2019 - May 2022

  • Instructed 98-038 Introduction to Anime, a 2 hour weekly class exploring the sociopolitical factors that turned anime into the medium it is today.
  • Taught students to synthesize original perspectives and understandings about Japanese media by using the lenses of culture, history, and psychology.

Intro to Game Design TA | Entertainment Technology Center

Jan 2022 - May 2022

  • Facilitated in class activities exercising different styles of game design.
  • Gave feedback for teams creating both derivative and original games.

BVW Head TA | Entertainment Technology Center

Aug 2021 - Dec 2021

  • Guided a team of 12 TAs to support a class of 89 students in creating fully interactive virtual experiences.
  • Facilitated team creation, course infrastructure, taught workshops, and complied resources from instructors to give students the support they need to succeed.
  • Directly assisted students by providing hands on support, giving feedback, and having open conversations about production and collaboration.

NHSGA Programming TA | CMU Precollege

May 2021 - Aug 2021

  • Developed curricula to teach 92 high school students of various technical skill the programing skills to make 2D and 3D games in the Unity game engine.
  • Evaluated and gave constructive feedback for homework assignments and student game projects.
  • Individually mentored 6 students and gave guidance for the creation of 17 original games.

Other Experience

GSA Department Representative | CMU Graduate Student Association

Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

  • Represented the 129 students of the Entertainment Technology Center in graduate student government.
  • Communicated with students and faculty alike to find means to improve the graduate student experience.
  • Organized events and outings for ETC students.

Cosplay@CMU Officer | Cosplay@CMU

Mar 2018 - Mar 2020

  • Served terms as vice president and treasurer for Cosplay@CMU, a club dedicated to cosplay craftsmanship.
  • Planned events, club outings, and made bookings and rentals on behalf of the club.
  • Assisted with the scheduling, planning, and running weekly workshops about cosplay related skills.