Saqif Badruddin


Education

Cornell University

Aug 2015 — Dec 2018 [Expected]

BS in Information Science

Concentration in User Experience Design

Semester Abroad Exchange in UC Dublin

GPA: 3.79 / 4.00

Magna Cumme Laude [Expected]

Dean's List


Experience

Your Company

Sometime — Now

 

Has ability to design and implement interfaces and assets to improve user engagement

Will improve user experience through user testing to find pitfalls and address them

Can develop scalable web application front-end and back-end and learn new technologies

Fidelity Investments

May 2017 — Aug 2017

Software Engineer Intern

Nominated as Intern of the Summer

Used Sketch and Materialize to design and implemented user interfaces

Utilized C# and Angular.js to construct data access tools to double data manipulation speed

Researched and presented on potential implementations of search APIs and UI libraries

StartupTree

Oct 2015 — Dec 2016

Front-end Engineer

Leveraged JavaScript and Google Maps API to create event management system front-end

Used HTML, SASS, and JavaScript to develop user feed, sign up form, and onboarding tutorial

Designed and developed features contributing to increase in sales to universities by 200%

Cornell University

Aug 2016 — Now

Web Development Teaching Assistant

Undergraduate Head TA

Led weekly seminars to teach students how to use JavaScript and PHP to build robust web apps

Held weekly office hours to individually support students through completion of various tasks

Created project and assignment grading standards to evaluate student submissions

Cornell University

Aug 2017 — May 2018

User Experience Researcher

Conducted user testing on university students to expose failures in system UI

Adjusted UI and retested until pain points dissolved improving user input speed by 300%

Developed JavaScript calculation processing alternative to reduce server tasks by 50%


Projects

SparkResume.com

Aug 2017 — Now

Co-Founder — Developer

Co-developed online resume building, hosting, and tracking tool

Leveraged JavaScript to generate styled pdf rendering 50 times faster than existing competitors

Utilized Ruby on Rails and Heroku to create scalable backend capable of high user traffic

MosqueBuddy.com

May 2018 — Now

Founder — Developer — UX Designer

Developed mosque information and message management site from concept to production

Used Sketch to design logos and assets and front-end technologies to implement mockups

Harnessed Ruby on Rails to create user signup and mosque subscriptions and messaging


Skills

Technical Languages

Java, C#/.NET , Ruby on Rails, Python, SQL

Front-end

HTML, CSS, SASS, Bootstrap, JavaScript ES6, JQuery, D3.js

Design

Sketch, Adobe Lightroom, AutoDesk Inventor

Tools

Git, Grunt, Gulp, Webpack, Heroku