EVERYTHING ELSE

Yeah sure, I code, I take pictures. But I also do design, marketing, and acting. You can learn more about me below.

By the way, check out my past graphic design work here.

Click here for a shortened, 1-page version of my resume.

Education

University of Michigan

2018-2022

- Intending to study Computer Science; GPA: 4.0/4.0

- Relevant Coursework: Algorithms/Data Structures, Discrete Math, Organizational Leadership, Smart Water Systems

Fairview High School

2014-2018

- Graduated Cumma Sum Laude with a weighted GPA of 4.8/4.0; Awarded IB Diploma with a score of 37/45

- Awarded Knights of the Round Table, highest honor given to only 13 out of 550 seniors

- Relevant Coursework: AP/IB Comp Sci, IB Math HL, AP Calculus BC, IB/AP Physics 2 HL, IB LA HL

Skills

Front-end

HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript, React, React Native, jQuery, Bootstrap

Back-end & more

Ruby on Rails, C/C++, git, Python, Flask, Java, InfluxDB

Software

Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom, iMovie, Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Affinity Designer

Experience

React Native development for RollOut

NOV 2018-PRESENT

- Developing a cross-platform mobile app for a peer-to-peer delivery service using React Native and Expo

- Designing branding/marketing and assisting in pitching, customer discovery, and market research

Core Team at Michigan Hackers

SEP 2018-PRESENT

- Helped design and develop an official club website with ReactJS, React Router, and HTML5/CSS3

- Created and designed marketing materials to advertise events for student body

BVSD IT Applications Internship

Summer 2017 & 2018

- Coded a JavaScript-based calendar, Bootstrap-based schedules pulling data from Google Sheets, briefly worked with Selenium WebDriver, and started a Chrome App to connect to a USB camera

- Work currently used in production on dozens websites serving school district of over 30,000 students

Developer and Co-Leader of Fairview Web Team

2016-2018

Developed for and co-led organization of ~10 members maintaining Fairview High School’s completely student-run website used by 10,000+ users weekly and written with Ruby on Rails

Co-managed first redesign in website’s history, sorted through over 200 comments and feedback for it, and developed other projects including an interactive school map and restructuring an online tutoring system

Assisted teachers and staff in-person, replied to thousands of emails, mentored new members, and coordinated new marketing, leading to increased membership and far more notability around the school

Freelance Web Development

2015+

Freelanced websites and web applications for variety of clients, including a local charity, hot sauce company, literary magazine, and more using HTML/CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Ruby on Rails, and git

Developed 7 completely original web games through OOP JavaScript principles and jQuery, multiple of which received 1,000+ unique users

Click here for a full portflio.

Media Lead and Engineer on Fairview Robotics

2016-2018

- Assisted in planning, building, and using Python to code a robot for Fairview High School’s robotics team to compete in FRC

- Redesigned fairviewrobotics.org multiple times and developed an interactive and responsive JavaScript gallery

- Recreated marketing with new designs, posters, and social media approaches, took thousands of professional-grade photos and assisted in video production

- New marketing contributed to receiving Judge’s Award and an invitation to the Worlds Competition in 2018

Other Experience

Co-Editor-In-Chief of the Royal Banner

2017-2018

- Co-managed over 20 students for high school’s newspaper and yearbook by leading meetings, planning stories and pages, giving feedback on every article, and mentoring staff; resulted in record recruitment and a successful, totally self-funded paper read by over 2,500

- Completely redesigned the newspaper, restructured the staff, and focused on a new vision for the group, resulting in top award for design and vast improvement in every other category at CSMA competition

Founder of Day and Knight Photography

2017-2018

- Created a senior portrait company and conducted 31 sessions, each lasting over an hour and involving sorting ~1,000 pictures and editing 40-60 final images

- Generated $1,000+ in profits after marketing through a responsive website, social media, posters, and business cards

Founder/Leader of Photography Club

2017-18

- Created a senior portrait company and conducted 31 sessions, each lasting 1-2 hours and generating 40-60 final edited photos, resulting in over $1,000 in profits

- Developed a responsive website & gallery, social media, posters, and business cards to generate leads

Summer Camp Counselor

Summer 2015-2018

- Mentored elementary school kids for both Thorne Nature Experience (summer 2018) and the Har Hashem summer camp (other summers), involving both bonding with and controlling elementary-school children

Professional Landscape/Misc Photography

2015-2018

- Run @noahfiner on Instagram for landscape photography, which has amassed 1350+ followers and been featured over 40 times on other accounts

- Took over @universetoday for an entire day, reaching its over 90,000 followers

- Sold prints, won awards, and held editing livestreams

- View a full portfolio here and an art resume here

Volunteering

Thorne Nature Experience Teaching Assistant

JUL 2018

- Bonded, explored nature, mitigated conflicts, and taught a love for the outdoors with groups of 10 kids aged 6-12 and assisting an instructor

Knight Crew Leader

FALL 2017

- Led discussions, facilitated friendships, and taught groups of 30 freshmen about high school alongside 3 other Knight Crew Leaders for a semester

Cyber Seniors

FALL 2016 & 2017

- Patiently mentored an elderly senior on using technology over eight weeks. Tasks included using email, Facebook, Google Maps, and phones

Big Pal in Reading Pals

WINTER 2018

- Read books with and mentored a 1st grade student. Facilitated conversations and taught random concepts on my mind, including introducing basic calculus

Counselor for Har Hashem summer camp

SUMMER 2016 & 2017

- Assisted in counseling, playing with, and mentoring ~30 kids aged 6-9 for local congregation’s summer camp for six total weeks (across two summers)

Awards

Knights of the Round Table

2018

Highest honor given to only 13 out of 550 seniors at Fairview High School

Principal's Award

2018

Unweighted GPA of 4.0 at Fairview High School

Boulder OSMP Photography Contest

2017

3rd place in two categories

National Merit Scholarship Commendation

2018

Awarded for nearly missing the cut off for being a National Merit Scholar

SIFMA Capitol Hill Challenge

2016

Member of the team placing 2nd place nationally