All posts by Anita

Adam Egre

Graphic Designer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Graphic Design, Brand Identity, Project Management

Tools of the Trade: Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT), Sketch, WordPress

Fun Facts: I run an internationally distributed skateboard brand on the side, I work part time as a teacher in SFUSD, and I love to travel – I’ve visited over 20 countries on 4 continents.

Nicole Gonzalez

Production Manager

LinkedIn

Top Skills: Project Management, Process Improvement, Budgeting

Tools of the Trade: Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT), Slack

Fun Facts: I worked in Reality TV for 9 years, I have been to 40+ countries, and I enjoy taking on planning large family events.

Amy Huson

Marketing Manager

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Digital Marketing Strategy, Product Marketing, Marketing Project Management

Tools of the Trade: Google AdWords, Facebook Advertising, Salesforce, Slack, Trello, WordPress, Office or Google Suite

Fun Facts: I am a podcast junkie. I should have gotten a dog sooner. I became a foster parent in 2017.

Storm Miguel Florez

Filmmaker/Editor

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Post Production Editing, Budget Management, Project Management

Tools of the Trade: Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT), Salesforce

Fun Facts: I am a life-long musician – singer/songwriter. I’ve been featured on NPR’s Snap Judgment. My first job ever was at age 10. I was an extra in the made for TV movie, “Police Woman Centerfold.” I have since acted in various short films and recently starred in a short by Maria Breaux called “Socorro.” I produce an annual fundraising Sing-Along Jesus Christ Superstar event/screening with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence at the Victoria Theatre in San Francisco.

Anna Canicosa

UX Researcher / UX Designer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Qualitative & Quantitative Research and Synthesis, Interaction Design, Usability Evaluation & Testing, Wireframing, Interactive Prototype

Tools of the Trade: Sketch, InVision, Hotjar, Survey Monkey, Optimal Workshop, Adobe Illustrator, HTML/CSS, Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT), MySQL, Slack, Trello

Fun Facts:  My dream is to travel the world, engage with the locals, experience the culture and food along the way. Even though I have snorkeled the Great Barrier Reef, paddled the Zambezi River on a canoe safari, climbed to the top of Chichen Itza, and journeyed through Bhutan, I feel there are still much more to see and do. You’ll frequently find me hiking, exploring different cuisines, or expressing myself creatively through painting and photography. I am also an art coach volunteer at CoachArt – working with medically ill students in creating transformative art. I would love to work on projects with a social impact. Meanwhile, I am exploring how to design for AR/MR/VR that would help better lives.

Jose Mendoza III

Video Editor

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Video Editing, Post Production workflow and delivery, Videography and media management.

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT), Avid Media Composer, DSLR Videography

Fun Facts: I’m a soccer fan and I play once a week, love stadium architecture, and taking the family to Disneyland.

Nicole Gascon Amyx

Video Editor

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Post Production Editing, Videography, Customer Service

Tools of the Trade: Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT)

Fun Facts: I speak fluent Spanish and am currently working on improving my French! I am a big runner; I love running in the mountains and have just started ultra running (long distance.) I love camping and being outdoors!

Shane Killian

Digital Marketer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Customer Service, Digital Marketing and SEO, Visual Arts (Painting, Graphic Design and Photography)

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Google AdWords, Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT), Slack, WordPress, Painting, Photography

Fun Facts: I am an active artist; I finally got my first group art exhibition after 5 years of being out of the game. I am passionate about the crafting and production of music(spoken word and crafting rhymes i.e. Rap). I frequent concerts in the area, previously volunteering with Show Bams at different venues taking pictures.

Holly Schwarz

Interaction Designer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: User Experience/Interaction, Prototyping + Wireframing, Graphic Design

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT), Sketch, Slack, Trello, WordPress, Revit, Rhino, Autocad, 3D modeling and rendering

Fun Facts: I’ve ridden my bike from Seattle to San Diego on a solo bike tour, I’ve through-hiked over 240 miles on the John Muir Trail in the Sierra Nevada, and I’m working to build housing and resources for our community members who currently don’t have a home.

Mustafa Taqi

Network Engineer

LinkedIn

Top Skills: Networking, Tech Support, Python Scripting

Tools of the Trade: Python, Slack, Wireshark, iperf, traceroute, other essential tools for network engineers.

Fun Facts: When we couldn’t get a decent Internet Access to our home, we started our WISP. Just to win a bet, I wrote a script that bombed my friends with hundreds of missed calls. Our form of a LAN party consisted of an Ethernet network that spanned multiple homes.

Dennis Mireri PMP

IT Project Manager

LinkedIn

Top Skills: Project Management, Customer Service, Networking

Tools of the Trade: Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT), Slack, Trello

Fun Facts: I’m an excellent communicator, I’m passionate about healthcare, and I’m very friendly.

Donald Winter, PMP

Business Manager/Project Manager

LinkedIn

Top Skills: Team building and leadership, Project Management, Understanding finance and how it relates to technology.

Tools of the Trade: Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT), REDCap, PeopleSoft and database management

Fun Facts: I love to walk, hike and explore which lead me to successfully climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. I recently was elected to the board of the Wine Country Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) as the Chief Operations Officer (COO). This is volunteer position which helps support and grow the project management profession in the North Bay. I love to help people grow, learn and advance, I am a teacher at heart.

Khalid Al Hajjaji

Services Manager/IT Specialist/IT Professional/Business Analyst/Business Coordinator

LinkedIn

Top Skills: IT management for business development, Infrastructure and administrative support, Team management, resource planning, troubleshooting.

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT)

Fun Facts: I like to make shortcuts by using technology, help others to find what they need online, and motivate people to study and encourage them to change their lifestyle thru the use of technology.

Kevin Libertino

UX Designer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: User Experience Design, User Interface Design, User Research

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, HTML/CSS, Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT), Salesforce, Sketch, Slack, Trello, InVision, Flinto, Zeplin

Fun Facts: I am currently training to compete in a Men’s Physique 2019 competition. I’ve also been drumming and making music for over 10 years. Music has always been an outlet for creativity for me. In my spare time, I volunteer at the Alameda County Community Food Bank helping distribute food to locals in need.

Josefin Jansson

UX/UI Designer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: UX/UI Design, Problem solving & Ideation, Information Architecture

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT), Sketch, Slack, Trello, Invision

Fun Facts: I moved from Sweden (one of those Scandinavian countries with great design, Northern lights and Vikings) to become the designer I always wanted to be. I’m curious and constantly want to learn new things – I just started playing in a rock band. I sing, play bass and drums and it’s sooo much fun. To further my UX design skills and be part of the community I help organize Ladies that UX events in San Francisco. I adopted a 5-year old big cat named Kungen (the King). He goes on road trips with my family and is a star on my Instagram account.

Ehsan Hosseini

Java Developer

LinkedIn

Top Skill: Java programming.

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Photoshop, Bootstrap, HTML/CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT), MySQL, WordPress, Java, Servlets, JSP, Spring

Fun Facts: Drove on one of the worlds highest passable roads in the Himalayas at 5,400m by motorcycle. Speak 6 languages and want to learn 4 more. Ready for my next adventure.

Amelia Rawlings

Computer Science Intern

LinkedIn

Top Skills: Programming: Java, C/C++, HTML/CSS, Python; Circuits: Arduino, RaspberryPi; Robotics

Tools of the Trade: Python, Slack

Fun Facts: I was a master with SAP’s MRP system before changing career fields from one that USES SAP to one that could IMPROVE SAP. I love to teach people, especially children, about STEM! I’m a real estate junky. (I’m slightly addicted to Zillow.)

 

Uzair Inamdar

Web Developer/Software Engineer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Critical thinker, quick learner, a good range of programming languages and tools under my belt, full-stack developer, effective cooperation and collaboration

Tools of the Trade: HTML, Javascript, CSS, jQuery, Python, SQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Node.js

Fun Facts: I love playing soccer, participating in community organizing events, and to travel.

Experience: San Francisco State University, Robert Half

Simily Hill

Software Engineer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Web Development, Team Communications, Web/UI Design, Google Analytics, Project Management

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Photoshop, HTML, Javascript, CSS, jQuery, Bootstrap, PHP, MySQL, Java

Fun Facts: I’m a music nerd who collects random instrument that I can’t play, I hand out blankets and bag lunches to the individuals living in tents under the freeways during winter months, and I enjoy salsa dancing.

Experience: Asbestos T.E.M Laboratories, Black Girls Code

Xisheng (Samson) Zheng

Software Engineer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: video editing, customer service, coding, shooting video, researching

Tools of the Trade: Javascript, Sony Vegas Pro, Movie Maker

Fun Facts: Due to my competitive nature I enjoy video games and physicals, I have a YouTube channel featuring my piano playing, and I sync and edit my piano playing with animations.

Experience: First Data Bank (Hearst Corporation)

Tu Nguyen

Technical Support Specialist

LinkedIn

Top Skills: Break-fix, System Admins, Networking, Software Management, Helpdesk, Technical Support

Tools of the Trade: Ticketing System, ITIL

Fun Facts: I love cooking, I help orphan children how to use computers and get more knowledge from the internet, and I love DIY projects.

Mahdi Massoodi

Software/Web Developer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: NGINX, Git, SEO, Customer Service/Support

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, HTML, CSS, PHP, Python, SQL, MySQL, Django

Fun Facts: Love to learn new software/web technologies, listen to music, and go on adventures!

Experience: Puroxy (CEO & Founder),Voicent (Web Development & UI Intern), Milestone Financial, LLC (Market Researcher)

Other Skills: Python, Java, PHP, HTML, CSS, UNIX/Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS)

Chioma Nwoko

Data Architect / Systems Administrator

LinkedIn

Top Skills: Project Management, Team Communications, Web Design, Google Analytics

Tools of the Trade: Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT), Slack, Data warehouse design, data Analysis Unix, MySQL Java Python

Fun Facts: I enjoy volunteering at my local community serving other people who need help and I also love going to the gym and hiking.

Sabiha Barlaskar

Software Engineer/Machine Learning Engineer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Software engineering backend development, data analytics using Python, machine learning using Python sklearn and Matlab, Unix commands, database design and querying

Tools of the Trade: HTML, Javascript, CSS, jQuery, NodeJS, D3.js, dimple.js, SVG, Python, MySQL, Java, NodeJS

Fun Facts: I love to travel, I love to learn new languages and I’m a pro at cooking.

Experience: Capgemini, Texas Instruments

Other Skills: Udacity Data Analyst Nanodegree, DB2 certificate from IBM, Oracle Database SQL Certified Expert

Katherine Fotion

Machine Learning/AI Research Scientist

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Team communication, project management, user-centered design, unique and forward thinking, desire for pure knowledge discovery

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Photoshop, HTML, Javascript, CSS, Python, SQL, MySQL, Java

Fun Facts: Lives in the heart of Chinatown in SF; studied abroad in Cork, Ireland; loves Pilates, barre and yoga.

Experience: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, NASA Langley Research Center, Texas Instruments

Other Skills: Fluent in Spanish, proficient in bioinformatics fields of computational chemistry, drug discovery, etc.

Norald Alejo

Software Engineer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Team Communications, Punctuality, Web Development, Java Development, Organization

Tools of the Trade: HTML, Javascript, CSS, Python, SQL

Fun Facts: I am learning to play piano, I help beautify parks in SF, and I help feed homeless people and families who have a hard time providing for themselves.

Experience: San Francisco International Airport, Cinemark

Charul Ramtekkar

Software Engineer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Project management, Coding, Debugging, Web Design, Team Communications

Tools of the Trade: HTML, CSS, JAVA

Fun Facts: I love to sketch in my free time, I have learned Indian classical singing as well as dancing, I volunteer at the San Jose homeless shelter

Experience: USARobotix

Shan Kwan Cho

Project Manager/Software Engineer/Web Developer/IT Systems Analyst

LinkedIn

Top Skills: Network administration, team communication, customer service management, teaching and mentoring, budget management.

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Visio, HTML, Javascript, CSS, Python, SQL

Fun Facts: I enjoy playing guitar and piano, I’m interested in musical instruments which are complementary with software application, and I enjoy drawing and sketching on the side for relaxation.

Experience: IT Convergent Technologies at SFDPH, City College of San Francisco

Other Skills: Network and server administration, technical collaboration, Linux/PC/Windows/Mac/Android/Mobile hardware and software troubleshooting, network configuration.

Prakash Gurung

Android Developer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Android Development, Java , C++, SQL, Shell Scripting

Tools of the Trade: HTML, Javascript, MySQL, Node.js

Fun Facts: I play competitive soccer, I play in a band, and I love traveling.

Experience: Chatter for Charity

Poulomi Banerjee

Software Engineer

LinkedIn

Top Skills: Java, Leadership, Microsoft, IT, Management

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Java

Fun Facts: I love solving Sudoku puzzles in my spare time. I love math. I play the piano, the guitar, and I sing.

Experience: Math Tutor at San Francisco State University, Grace Hopper Conference Scholar

Peter Mutch

Software Engineer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Software Engineering, Critical Thinking, Linux Troubleshooting, Public Speaking, Project Management

Tools of the Trade: Ruby, Python, MySQL, C, C++, Java

Fun Facts: In my free time I enjoy rock climbing, reading science fiction and fantasy novels, and playing board games.

Experience: EBSCO Information Systems, Twitch Interactive

Tina Nguyen

Software Engineer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: C++, Customer Service, Data Structures, Java, Animations

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro, HTML, PHP

Fun Facts: I watch anime, I tutor and self teach Japanese, I love making connections/friends.

Experience: Follett, Auto Freak

Other Skills: Drawing, Sketching, 3D Modeling, Filming, Traditional Animation

Chengjiu Hong

Software Developer

LinkedIn

Top Skills: Customer Service, Networking

Tools of the Trade: Java, HTML, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, PHP, Swift, Bootstrap, HTML/CSS, jQuery, Microsoft Office (EXCEL, WORD, PPT), MySQL, Python, Slack, WordPress

Fun Facts: I play piano, I love funny stories and jokes, and I help kids learn programming.

Nicola Ginzler

Art Director/Senior Graphic Designer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Art Direction, Graphic Design, Branding, Web Design including WordPress, Print Design

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Sketch

Fun Facts: Large-scale metal and fire sculpture, citizen preparedness (earthquakes etc.), volunteering in the San Francisco SPCA Shelter

Experience: Nicola Ginzler Design, Applied Biosystems, Global Exchange, Siebel Systems

Other Skills: Comprehensive skill with typography and color.

Supritha Amudhu

Software Engineer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Back-end Development, Front-end Development, Software Engineering, Business Analyst, Programming and Problem Solving

Tools of the Trade: Adobe After Effects, HTML, Javascript, CSS, jQuery, Ruby, Python, JSP, SQL, MySQL

Fun Facts: I love reading and I’ve written a few books, I play keyboard, I sing and dance.

Experience: Avnet Services, Freshworks Inc

Matthew Farrer

Software Engineer

LinkedIn

Top Skills: Software Design, Algorithm Design, Debugging, Customer Service, Telling awesome jokes

Tools of the Trade: HTML, Javascript, CSS, Java, C++

Fun Facts: I love live music, art, history and philosophy.

Experience: City College of San Francisco

 

Sohaib Syed

Software Engineer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Front End Design, GitHub, Debugging, Linux & Windows Shell, Team Management

Tools of the Trade: HTML, Javascript, CSS, PHP, Python, SQL

Fun Facts: I have an extensive history in non-profit work. I intend to gain my degree in CS so that I may give back to underprivileged youth in my community. I love reading South Asian literature. I am captain of an intramural basketball team at SF State. At the same time, I am also front end lead of my software engineering class.

Experience: Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), Islamic Scholarship Fund, NextLabs Inc., San Francisco State University Linguistics Department

Other Skills: C++, Java, WordPress, Social Media Marketing (pages with 10,000+ likes/followers), Unix, R, BootStrap

Alexander Edward Gaesser

Software Engineer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Project management, full stack software development, communication

Tools of the Trade: Sketch, HTML, Javascript, CSS, Python, MySQL

Fun Facts: I am a passionate urbanist and hope to leverage my programming knowledge to help resolve the housing crisis. Other hobbies include volunteerism, activism, hiking, and learning about history.

Experience: rLoop Inc, We Florida Financial, Capital One

Other Skills: Unit testing and continuous integration, operations, user experience

Jasmine Mann

Software Engineer/Game Developer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Game development, mobile app design, good communication skills, good in a team, traditional and digital artist

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, HTML, Javascript, CSS, jQuery, PHP, SQL, MySQL

Fun Facts: I’ve been a freelance artist for 8+ years. I teach kids Bhangra (Traditional folk Indian dancing). I volunteer at Sikh gurdwara whenever possible.

Hung Do

Project Manager/Product Management/Software Engineer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Project Management, Team Communications, Agile Development, Mobile Development, Leadership

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, HTML, CSS, Express.Js, SQL, MySQL, Node.Js, Java, C++, Swift

Fun Facts: I love talking to people and meeting strangers. I lift weights even on a busy schedule. I can fix cars.

Experience: Qostronics, Zumiez

Other Skills: Linear Programming, Lean Six Sigma, Supply Chain Management, Quality Assurance, IT

Anton Limantara

Software Engineer/Project Manager

LinkedIn

Top Skills: Project management, Communication, Work Ethic, Adaptability, Problem Solving

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, HTML, Javascript, CSS, SQL, MySQL, Java, C++

Fun Facts: Love aquariums, Passionate to improve living conditions in Indonesia, Served in the United States Navy and loved it

Experience: GO-JEK, UCSF, United States Navy

Other Skills: Being able to listen and understand others by putting myself in their position, thrive under pressure

Grisha Kapil

Software Engineer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Web design, user experience design, trouble shooting, team communications, and organizational skills

Tools of the Trade: Adobe Photoshop, HTML, CSS, Python

Fun Facts: Currently my hobby is creating my personal portfolio website; I also enjoy baking, and going hiking.

Experience: Cephied

Dian Zhu

Web Developer/Designer

LinkedIn

Top Skills: Web page design, software development, project management, graphic design, team communication

Tools of the Trade: HTML, Javascript, CSS, jQuery, PHP, SQL

Fun Facts: In high school, I volunteered for two years with Community Improving Services, serving elders in the nursing home, cleaning up the streets, planting flowers in gardens, and many other activities. I became a teaching assistant for summer institute Elementary school sessions involving Scratch during August 2017. I gained teaching experience and got a lot of pleasure from this summer program.

Experience: Connectingbridge

Charles Aoki Tuttle

Software Engineer

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top Skills: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, HTML, Javascript, CSS, Python

Tools of the Trade: Object-Oriented Programming, Software Design, Web Design, Technical Support Assistance, Customer Service

Fun Facts: I enjoy bike riding. I like cooking and have the most fun making sushi. I collect those flattened novelty pennies you make from tourist spots.

Experience: San Francisco State University, Alliance Manufactured Homes, Sylvan Learning

Aanchal Narad

Project Manager/Software Engineer/Program Manager

LinkedIn | Portfolio

Top skills: Product management, communication, team lead, user experience, technical writing

Tools of trade: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Sketch, Axure, Balsamiq, HTML, Javascript, CSS, PHP, Python, MySQL, Java

Fun facts: I like to read and write on Quora, I have been practicing yoga for 9 years, I aim to give Ted Talk one day, I am a Bollywood fan

Experience: Epikso Inc., Questive.com, San Francisco State University

Other skills: writer, influencer, keen observer