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

- Bachelor of Science and Engineering in Computer Science

- GPA: 4.0/4.0; Fall 2018 Dean's List; Member of Entrepreneurs Leadership Program 2019 Cohort

- Relevant Coursework: Algorithms, Data Structures, Calculus 3, Smart Water Systems, Organizational Leadership in Startups

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

Proficient

TML/CSS, JavaScript, C/C++, ReactJS, React Native, jQuery, Ruby on Rails, Python, ArduinoC/h3>

Working knowledge

Flask, PostgreSQL, InfluxDB, Java

Software

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

Experience

React Native development for RollOut

NOV 2018-PRESENT

- Developed complete cross-platform mobile app and landing page (​rolloutdeliveries.us​) for a peer-to-peer delivery startup using React Native and Expo, writing over 16,000 lines of code in agile workspace and integrating maps, Redux, forms, and more for 30-person alpha prior to public release

- Used Photoshop and Affinity Designer to create and generate feedback and iterate on UI/UX mockups, logo, and branding concepts

- Researched competitors and business models, interviewed 4 alumni, and formalized unique values and vision for pitching the startup

Core Team at Michigan Hackers

SEP 2018-PRESENT

- Designing and developing 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

- Communicated with district staff, co-workers, and managers to plan and develop web applications currently used in production on over 10 pages serving school district of over 30,000 students

- Created and developed fully interactive and responsive JavaScript-based calendar from scratch, capable of pulling from multiple Google Calendars, converting to PDFs, and customizing colors to match themes of respective school pages

- Redesigned and developed mobile-first, interactive school schedule from scratch, resulting in high praise from respective school faculty

Developer and Co-Leader of Fairview Web Team

2016-2018

- Developed for and co-managed organization of 10 members maintaining Fairview High School’s completely student-run website, written on Ruby on Rails and containing over 400,000 lines of code and nearly 5,000 commits; served over 100,000 weekly page views of parents, students, and staff

- Co-managed and helped develop first total redesign in website’s history, met with staff members and students to aggregate feedback, sorted through over 200 comments on a beta test, and coordinated marketing through posters and social media

- Restructured weekly meetings to be more organized and focus on and one-on-one mentorship of members and developed projects such as redoing an online tutoring system and an interactive mobile-first map of the school gaining over 15,000 pageviews

Freelance Web Development

2015+

- Discussed branding, designed logos, and developed websites using HTML/CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and Ruby on Rails for clients including a local charity, hot sauce company, and literary magazine; resulted in sites gaining between 1,000-8,000+ views

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

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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 by leading meetings, planning stories and pages in InDesign, giving feedback on every article, and mentoring staff; resulted extremely positive feedback on 5 printed newsmagazines distributed to over 2,500 readers

- Completely redesigned the newspaper, restructured staff positions, developed a new organizational system through Trello, 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

Other photography

2017-18

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

- Photos of space, mountains, and more featured on over 50 Instagram hubs, some with over 100,000 followers, other forums, and galleries; resulted in multiple original photos being viewed over 200,000 times, prints being purchased for over $200, and winning multiple awards

- Created photography club with 15 members; led and taught weekly meetings about shooting on the field, using Photoshop, composition, and finding inspiration

- View a full portfolio here and an art resume here

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

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