About me

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Designer

Developer

Leader

Innovator

Current Interests : product design and strategy, venture capital, consulting, crypto assets and blockchain applications, mobile and web development, entertainment, UI/UX

languages

software

Wireframing (Sketch, InVision, Xcode storyboards)

WordPress

JavaScript Web Libraries (React, Node, Angular)

Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator

Git / GitHub

Machine Learning (Python)

activities

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Engineers Without Borders

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Society of Women Engineers

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SC Outfitters Guide

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LavaLab

Experience

Google

may.2018 - aug.2018
Boston, MA

Software Engineering Intern

- Helped design, plan, develop, and document an Android TV app from start to MVP over 14 weeks
- Prioritized features for multiple releases to meet manufacturer shipment deadlines
- Sought out product management side projects including Google News offline/data saving feature development

Fund3 (Crypto)

dec.2017 - may.2018
Santa Monica, CA

Product Growth Engineer

- Helped scale an early stage startup through Series A funding on a 4-person business development team
- Researched cryptocurrency market opportunities and performed extensive competitive analysis
- Architected CRM database, managed investor and customer relations, and designed product roadmaps
- Assisted technical development on data retrieval and statistical analysis with quantitative modelling and regressions

USC Institute for Creative Technologies

oct.2016 - dec.2017
Playa Vista, CA

Developer / Product

- Acted as de facto product manager and coordinated a team of 7 researchers in creating a virtual mentorship system
- Corresponded with investors and contributed to 5 research publications
- Increased language model accuracy of system from 47% to 61% with 1600 training questions and 200 test questions
- Created a 70% smaller domain specific language model from Google’s word corpus (originally 3.6GB)

Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

aug.2016 - oct.2016
Los Angeles, CA

Full Stack Web Developer

- Redesigned outdated code to improve functionality and user experience
- Revamped websites and discussion forums for a series of online classes as an independent contractor

ID Tech Camps

may.2016 - aug.2016
Lake Forest, IL

Lead Instructor (Python)

- Taught children ages 10-17 Python programming
- Provided leadership to a team of instructors

USC Marshall School of Business

aug.2015 - may.2016
Los Angeles, CA

it technician

- Adapted and problem solved in a team environment to troubleshoot hardware, software, and operating system issues

education

I am currently completing the fourth and final year of my undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Business Administration at the University of Southern California.

2015 - 2019

CSBA

University of Southern California

B.S. Computer Science and Business Administration (May 2019)

HIGHLIGHT COURSES 2018: Advanced Mobile App Development, Digital Tools for Design, Business Finance, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Marketing Fundamentals

HIGHLIGHT COURSES 2017: Web Development, Building a High Tech Startup, Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering, Seminar in Entrepreneurship, Accounting

HIGHLIGHT COURSES 2016: Data Structures and Object Oriented Design, Discrete Methods in Computer Science, Database Systems for Analytics, Principles of Software Development, Intro to Algorithms and Theory of Computing

HIGHLIGHT COURSES 2015: Intro to Embedded Systems, Intro to Programming, Linear Algebra and Differential Equations, Organizational Behavior, International Relations

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Nick Kaimakis

Email : kaimakis@usc.edu