Hey! I'm Jio Buenviaje

I'm a lifelong learner, driven developer, and proud Filipino. I aim to leverage tech to help people learn more and live better. I study computer science at University of Notre Dame, and spend my free time working at startups, learning new things, and simply enjoying life.

Education

University of Notre Dame

2018 – 2022 | 3.25 GPA

Pursuing a BS in Computer Science (Concentration in Mobile Computing) from the College of Engineering with Minors in Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Management) from the Mendoza College of Business and Collaborative Innovation (Design) from the College of Arts and Letters.

Relevant Courses: Data Structures, Modern Web & App Development, Software Development Practices, Programming Paradigms, Systems Programming, Computer Architecture, Logic Design

Philippine Science High School – Main Campus

2012 – 2018 | 3.84 GPA

Graduated Magna Cum Laude (High Honors), with a class rank of 28/221 and 2018 Philippine Government DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship awardee. Varsity Debate Team Captain, Philippine National Fencing Team Member, and Outreach Committee Founder.

Relevant Courses: Data Structures & Algorithms, Object-Oriented Programming, Client-Side Web Development, Embedded Systems & Program Design, STEM Research

Experience

Content Delivery Software Engineer Intern | Disney Streaming Services

Fall 2020 • New York, NY

  • Built partner CDNs live + monthly performance web dashboards in Agile Team for Latin America launch
  • Will optimize content delivery and customer experience for Disney+ and ESPN+ as part of the CDN team

Technologies: Go, JavaScript, Node, Python, SQL, InfluxDB, Docker, Bash, AWS (EC2, S3, IAM, CloudWatch, CloudFront), Akamai, Fastly, Grafana, Jira, Git

Full Stack Software Engineer Intern | Techstars

Summer 2020 • New York, NY

  • Worked in portfolio company Cabinet on 5 feature rollouts on web and mobile apps currently serving 2,000+ users thereby increasing user retention by 6.7%
  • Completed new tech stack compatibility apps (web and mobile) in Agile Team for upcoming adoption

Technologies: TypeScript, JavaScript, React, Redux, Python, Django, PostgreSQL, Firebase, Material-UI, Ionic, Capacitor, Zeplin, HTML/CSS, Git

Full Stack Web Engineer Intern | IDEA Center

Spring 2020 • South Bend, IN

  • Architected e-Commerce web app and store templates through Pair Programming currently used by startups
  • Programmed key metrics cards and dashboards in Snapboard currently used in administrative startup monitoring
  • Wrote Design Documents and Codebase Guides/Documentation for all work done in Agile Team

Technologies: JavaScript, React, Next, GraphQL, Apollo, MongoDB, Parse Platform, Node, Express, Shopify API, Sass/SCSS, HTML/CSS, Git

Media Software Engineer Intern | CBS

Summer 2019 • New York, NY

  • Standardized end-to-end broadcast distribution configurations (Codecs) for entire East Coast feed
  • Finished 27 international purchase requests using Database Queries totaling $132,930 in profit
  • Aided in Cloud-based content compute, storage and monitoring for day-to-day operations

Technologies: C++, XML, SQL, SQL Server, AWS (EC2, S3, Lambda, Glacier, CloudWatch), AutoCAD

iOS Engineer, UI/UX Designer | FloWaste

August 2020 – Present • South Bend, IN

  • Redesigned and will convert ML food scanner iOS app currently in UIKit to SwiftUI in Agile Team

Technologies: Swift, UIKit, SwiftUI, Core ML, HealthKit, CocoaPods, Python, Flask, Firebase, Adobe XD, Zeplin, Framer, Git

iOS Engineer, UI/UX Designer | Debtly

May 2020 – September 2020 • South Bend, IN

  • Designed and built credit card consolidation iOS app with NoSQL database resulting in $8k funding

Technologies: Swift, SwiftUI, Core Data, CocoaPods, Alamofire, Firebase, Plaid API, Sketch, Adobe XD, Zeplin, Webflow, TestFlight, Git

Software Engineer, UI/UX Designer | Gitta

April 2020 – September 2020 • South Bend, IN

  • Developed babysitter hiring service mobile apps with NoSQL User and Request Ticketing Database, RESTful API, SMS autoresponder and static website in Agile Team
  • Fixed 17 bugs and improved user onboarding flow based on TestFlight beta testing public feedback for upcoming release

Technologies: Dart, Flutter, JavaScript, Node, Express, Firebase, Twilio API, Twilio Studio, Figma, Adobe XD, Supernova Studio, Wiredash, TestFlight, Play Console, HTML/CSS, Git

Chief Technology Officer | DeLive Drones

October 2019 – August 2020 • South Bend, IN

  • Integrated dashboard web app and drone contact RESTful API in Agile Team resulting in $10k funding
  • Exhibited in Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020, secured $25k total funding, Race to Revenue accelerator invite, and pitch to Indianapolis-based $100M VC fund

Technologies: JavaScript, React, Node, Express, Python, Raspberry Pi, AWS IoT, DroneKit SDK, Sass/SCSS, Bootstrap, HTML/CSS, PWA, Git

Full Stack Developer, Web Designer | Tembo AI

January 2019 – January 2020 • South Bend, IN

  • Made SSR web app and emergency group messaging mobile apps with NoSQL User Database for upcoming alpha testing
  • Built WiFi indoor triangulation mobile location tracker through Pair Programming resulting in $11.5k funding

Technologies: Dart, Flutter, JavaScript, React, Next, Node, Express, Python, Raspberry Pi, Vercel (ZEIT Now), Heroku, Firebase, Kali Linux, Mapbox API, Sass/SCSS, Bootstrap, HTML/CSS, PWA, Git

Software Engineer, Web Designer | Gäshawk

January 2019 – January 2020 • South Bend, IN

Technologies: C++, Arduino, JavaScript, React, Gatsby, GraphQL, Netlify, Google Maps API, Sass/SCSS, Bootstrap, HTML/CSS, PWA, Git

Full Stack Developer, UI/UX Designer | Foreager

January – August 2019 • Townsend, MA

  • Coded peer-to-peer golf equipment rental mobile apps resulting in semifinals finish (top 30/175 teams) in McCloskey New Venture Competition 2019
  • Contributed to developing peer-to-peer golf equipment rental web store through Pair Programming used by 150+ users

Technologies: Dart, Flutter, Firebase, Heroku, JavaScript, jQuery, Sharetribe, Mailchimp API, Sass/SCSS, Bootstrap, HTML/CSS, Git

Founder, Lead Developer & Designer, Project Manager | Munti

February 2019 – Present • South Bend, IN

  • Led web, mobile and hardware development teams of Software Freelance Company through multiple concurrent projects
  • Produced web, mobile apps and embedded systems for early-stage startups and small businesses
  • Secured $2.5k funding to develop web and mobile apps for student startup recruitment
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Technologies

General Purpose

JavaScript ES6, TypeScript, C/C++, Python, Java, Go/Golang, Dart, MATLAB

Web

React (Gatsby, Next), Redux (Saga, Thunk), Node, Express, Flask, Django, GraphQL, Apollo, Hugo, jQuery, HTML, CSS (Sass/SCSS, Bootstrap, Material-UI, styled-components, Tailwind, Bulma, LESS), npm, Yarn

Mobile

iOS, Swift, UIKit, SwiftUI, Swift Package Manager, CocoaPods, Core Data, Realm, Alamofire, TestFlight, Lottie, Xcode, Android, Gradle, Play Console, Android Studio, Flutter, Provider, Wiredash, Ionic, Capacitor, Expo

Embedded

Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Verilog

Databases & Deployment

PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, MongoDB, InfluxDB, Parse Platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Firebase, Heroku, Netlify, Vercel (ZEIT Now), Docker, Akamai, Fastly

Testing

Jest, Enzyme, Cypress, Postman

Other

Git (GitHub, GitLab), UNIX/Linux, Bash (Shell), Progressive Web Apps (PWA), JSON, XML, YAML, DOM, REST APIs, HTTPS, DNS, CDN, Agile Software Development, Scrum, Kanban, Jira, Grafana

Design

Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, Illustrator, Photoshop, Affinity Designer, InVision Studio, Supernova Studio, Zeplin, Framer, Webflow, Squarespace, Wix, Canva, AutoCAD, Fusion 360, SolidWorks

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Extracurriculars

Student Ambassador | IDEA Center

August 2019 – Present

Standing for Innovation, De-Risking and Enterprise Acceleration, the IDEA Center is the fundamental resource for all commercialization and entrepreneurial activities at the University of Notre Dame.

  • Spearheaded improvements in recruiting students for summer internships, McCloskey New Venture Competition, and academic programs
  • Connected College of Engineering students to affiliated local startups and business plan teams
  • Researched on marketing and recruitment strategies for College of Engineering students
Teaching Assistant, PHIL 10111 Intro to Philosophy | University of Notre Dame

August 2019 – Present

The God and the Good Life (GGL) course tackles such issues as what justifies one's beliefs, whether one should practice a religion, and what sacrifices one should make for others.

  • Oversaw 21 students through graded group discussions and major requirements of 3-credit course (20-page essay and university-wide campaign publication)
  • Helped in course restructuring, lesson planning, grading assignments, and hosting office hours

Projects

Collectio Site

e-Commerce (PWA) multi-page application (MPA) for Collectio Comics for Modern Web and App Development I.

Technologies: JavaScript, React (CRA), Redux (Saga, Thunk), Capacitor, Jest, Enzyme, styled-components, Sass, Firebase, Netlify, Stripe, HTML/CSS, PWA, Git

Munti Site

Design and development freelance company single-page application (SPA) landing page (PWA) for Munti LLC.

Technologies: JavaScript, React (CRA), Jest, Sass, Bootstrap, Netlify, Basin, Google Analytics, HTML/CSS, PWA, Git

Gäshawk Site

Startup company single-page application (SPA) landing page (PWA) for Gäshawk, Inc.

Technologies: JavaScript, React, Gatsby, GraphQL, Sass, Bootstrap, Netlify, Google Maps, Formcarry, Google Analytics, HTML/CSS, PWA, Git

DeLive Site

Startup company single-page application (SPA) landing page (PWA) for DeLive Aerial System, LLC.

Technologies: JavaScript, React (CRA), Sass, Bootstrap, Netlify, Google Maps, Mailchimp, EmailJS, Google Analytics, HTML/CSS, PWA, Git

Tembo Site

Startup company server-side rendering (SSR) single-page application (SPA) landing page (PWA) for Tembo AI, LLC.

Technologies: JavaScript, React, Next, Node, Express, Sass, Bootstrap, Now, Mapbox, Mailchimp, Formspree, Google Analytics, HTML/CSS, PWA, Git

Kyra Site

Portfolio and collections multi-page application (MPA) website (PWA) for fashion designer Kyra Buenviaje.

Technologies: JavaScript, React, Gatsby, GraphQL, styled-components, Tailwind, Netlify, Formspree, Google Analytics, HTML/CSS, PWA, Git

Gitta Site

Startup company single-page application (SPA) landing page (PWA) for Gitta LLC.

Technologies: Squarespace, Adobe XD, Zeplin, Google Analytics, Bootstrap, HTML/CSS, PWA, Git

My Site

Personal single-page application (SPA) website (PWA) displaying resume and projects.

Technologies: TypeScript, JavaScript, React, Gatsby, GraphQL, Sass, Bootstrap, Netlify, Getform, Google Analytics, HTML/CSS, PWA, Git

Debtly App

Credit Card Consolidation iOS App with Authentication, Photo Upload, Plaid Link Account and FaceID Integration developed for Debtly Inc. Currently beta testing through TestFlight for release.

Technologies: Swift, SwiftUI, Core Data, CocoaPods, Alamofire, Firebase, Plaid API, Sketch, Adobe XD, Zeplin, TestFlight, Git

Collectio App

Comic Book e-Commerce iOS/Android Hybrid App with Authentication, Cart Functionality, Online Inventory Retrieval and Stripe Payment Processing for Collectio Comics for Modern Web and App Development I.

Technologies: Capacitor, JavaScript, React (CRA), Redux (Saga, Thunk), Jest, Enzyme, styled-components, Sass, Firebase, Stripe, HTML/CSS, PWA, Git

GittaSitta App

Babysitter Hiring Service iOS/Android Hybrid App with Authentication, Twilio SMS Autoresponder, Contact and Calendar Integration developed for Gitta LLC. Currently beta testing through TestFlight/Play Console for release.

Technologies: Dart, Flutter, Provider, JavaScript, Firebase, Twilio, Adobe XD, Supernova Studio, Wiredash, TestFlight, Play Console, Git

Tembo App

Emergency Messaging iOS/Android Hybrid App with Authentication developed for Tembo AI, LLC. Will be integrated with user tracking feature and used for alpha testing in local high school.

Technologies: Dart, Flutter, Provider, Firebase, Git

Foreager App

Peer-to-Peer Golf Equipment Rental iOS/Android Hybrid App developed for Foreager, LLC. Demo resulted in Semifinals finish (top 30/175 teams) in McCloskey New Venture Competition 2019.

Technologies: Dart, Flutter, Firebase, Git

DeLive Drone

Semi-Autonomous Drone with Automatic Ticketing and Communication System developed for DeLive Aerial System, LLC. Demo resulted in 15k seed funding from Race to Revenue (R2R) accelerator program.

Technologies: Python, Raspberry Pi, Django, Node, Express, AWS IoT, DroneKit SDK, Git

Gäshawk Overwatch

LiDAR Overhead Collision Detection System with Touchscreen Graphical User Interface (GUI) developed for Gäshawk, Inc. Demo resulted in Start-Up South Bend Elkhart (SUSBE) accelerator invite.

Technologies: C++, Arduino, Git

Automated School Logger

RFID attendance and location logger with online school database for Research 2 & 3. Garnered 3rd Grand Award in 2017 Youth Math Science and Technology (YMSAT) Week.

Technologies: C++, Arduino, PHP, MySQL, CodeIgniter, Eagle, Fritzing

Sustainable Energy Charger

Mobile phone solar panel and hand-crank charger for Research 1. Garnered 4th Grand Award in Engineering in 2017 Taiwan International Science Fair (TISF).

Technologies: AutoCAD, Switch-Mode Converter, Eagle, Fritzing

Cosmological Constant

Research done for Theoretical Physics department of University of the Philippines in summer 2017 internship. Garnered Honorable Mention Award.

Let's make something!

I'm a developer enthusiastic about well-designed products that at their core, aim to assist people, regardless of market size. Whatever you are imagining, building, or growing, I'd love to hear about it. Scroll through my work and take the time to reach out. I'll respond as quickly as I can.

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