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Gary Lee

Engineer at Sift Science

Location
San Francisco Bay Area
Industry
Internet
Previous
  1. Stanford University,
  2. Sift Science,
  3. Nextdoor.com
Education
  1. Stanford University
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Stanford University

Stanford University

Computer Science

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Background

Summary

I combine strong engineering, design, and product sense to inspire people and build great things.

Product: Spec, Wireframing, Copywriting, Prioritizing, Roadmaps
Design: Interaction Design, Data Visualization, UI/UX, Visual Design, Prototyping
Languages: HTML + CSS + Javascript, Objective-C, Python, Ruby, PHP, Java, C++, C
Frameworks: D3, Backbone, React, Handlebars, jQuery, iOS, Rails, Node
Tools: Keynote, Omnigraffle, Balsamiq; XCode, Eclipse; Git

Education

Stanford University

BS Engineering, Computer Science: Human-Computer Interaction

Activities and Societies: Vice President, Stanford Quiz Bowl

Experience

Engineer

Sift Science
– Present (6 months)

Teaching Assistant

Stanford University
(6 months)

· Programming Abstractions (CS106b)
· iPhone / iPad Programming (CS193p)

Engineering Intern - Data Visualization

Sift Science
(1 year 1 month)San Francisco, California

· Console: architecture, design, and implementation

CS198 Section Leader

Stanford University
(1 year 1 month)Stanford, CA

· Taught core concepts, data structures, and algorithms in introductory classes
· Mentored and inspired students
· Assisted in debugging and reviewing programs during weekly office hours
· Graded assignments and provided constructive feedback

Product Manager Intern

Nextdoor.com
(4 months)San Francisco, CA

· End-to-end delivery of features from concept and ideation to design and execution: NNO Campaign, Postcard Invitations, Directory, and Neighbor Verification
· Synthesized user feedback, product roadmap, and metrics to make balanced decisions regarding feature priority and timeline
· Created social media framework, prioritized social media initiatives, and launched test modules

UX Researcher, Health Innovation Incubator

Stanford University
(8 months)Stanford, CA

· Conducted field research and user studies to develop conceptual models for patient adherence

Engineering Intern

FileMaker
(1 year)Santa Clara, CA

· Full-stack development for Filemaker 13 WebDirect, ownership ranging from backend database engine to user interface and interaction

Skills

  • Product Management
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • iOS
  • Objective-C
  • Interaction Design
  • Data Visualization

Projects

Bibly(Link)

· Visualizing information trails in the Bible
· Featured on the front page of Visual.ly (also selected as a Staff Pick) and Reddit r/dataisbeautiful
· Cited and adapted by academics and hobbyists worldwide

Team members:

The structure of stylistic differentiation: Jocks and Burnouts revisited(Link)

· Applying data visualization to sociolinguistic research
· Collaboration with Penelope Eckert (Professor, Stanford Department of Linguistics)
· Presented at NWAV42

Reeltime(Link)

Stop-motion animation for the iPhone

Courses

Stanford University

  • Mathematical Foundations of Computing (CS103)
  • Computer Organization and Systems (CS107)
  • Object-Oriented Systems Design (CS108)
  • Probability for Computer Scientists (CS109)
  • Natural Language Processing (CS124)
  • Human-Computer Interaction (CS147)
  • Algorithm Design and Analysis (CS161)
  • Interaction Design Studio (CS247)
  • iPhone / iPad Programming (CS193p)
  • Research Topics in HCI (CS376)
  • Data Visualization (CS448b)

Languages

  1. English

    Native or bilingual proficiency
  2. Mandarin Chinese

    Professional working proficiency
  3. Spanish

    Professional working proficiency

Honors & Awards

• Best iOS Application, Stanford CS193P, 2012
• President's Award for Academic Excellence
Stanford University, 2010
• Finalist, Boothe Prize for Excellence in Writing
Stanford University, 2009

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