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Web technologies, front-end developer

Austin, Texas, United States
October 03, 2016

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Varsha Iyengar

Software developer with focus in UI/UX engineering. Seeking full-time opportunities in front-end development, full-stack development or mobile development.

Master of Science in Computer Science (Arts, Media + Engineering) Arizona State University, AZ 2014 - 2016

• GPA 3.6 • Awarded Teaching Assistantship for 3 consecutive semesters.

• Relevant coursework: Statistical Machine Learning, Foundations of Algorithms, Computer Graphics, Rapid Prototyping through research, Media Installations. Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science PESIT, Bangalore, India 2010 – 2014

• Relevant Coursework: Web Development, Java, C++, Social Analysis, Cloud.


2684 Sequoia Creek Dr.,

San Jose, CA 95121

Experience Teaching Assistant 2015 – 2016

• Served as a TA for the ’Computational Thinking for Digital Culture’ and ‘Capstone and Collaborative Projects Studio’ courses.

• Responsible for teaching substitution classes, holding office hours and grading students of class size 10 to 100 primarily in MAX/MSP. UI Developer Intern Idean Enterprises, Palo Alto, CA Jun - Aug’15

• Developed a web application that integrated company projects into a portfolio application.

• Deployed application using MeteorJS, a JavaScript framework and jQuery and translated design specifications to HTML and CSS.

• Revamped sales presentation strategies for representatives.

• Contributed to prototyping UX research experiments at the UX Summit hosted by Idean. Senior Technological Assistant The Synthesis Center, Arizona State University, AZ Jan - May’15

• Responsible for the ideation and development of responsive environments and maintenance of a media choreography system, ‘Ozone’.

• Ideas and code currently being integrated into system. Android Developer Intern BORQS Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, India Jun - Aug’12

• Designed and developed ’SuitYou’, an Android application that provides personalized clothing recommendations by analyzing human social behavior.

• Formulated the algorithm using principles of content-based recommendation engines.

• Developed using the Android Development Kit on Eclipse and designed in Adobe Photoshop. Projects Analysis of Habitual Patterns in Vernacular Movement (thesis) Arizona State University, AZ Aug’15 – May’16

• Developed a real-time system that discovers, by standard clustering algorithms, recurring postures in movement.

• Responsible for custom motion-capture data collection and deployed solution using k-means and sequential k-means algorithms refactored for skeletal data.

• Publication: Iyengar, Varsha, et al. "Motion, Captured: an Open Repository for Comparative Movement Studies., “Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Movement and Computing. ACM, 2016.

• Technologies used: OptiTrack Motion Capture System, Java, OSC, MATLAB, Processing Prediction of Forest Fires based on Meteorological Data Arizona State University, AZ Jan – May’15

• Developed and validated a stand-alone model to predict forest fires using machine learning techniques such as Support Vector Machines, K-Nearest Neighbors and Decision Trees.

• Technologies used: MATLAB

Pepé, Motion Mapping Project Arizona State University, AZ Aug – Dec’14

• Developed and choreographed a custom video projection-mapping solution on moving bodies.

• Technologies used: OptiTrack Motion Capture System, OSC, MATLAB, MAX/MSP, Adobe Photoshop DanceOrch (Final project) PESIT, Bangalore, India Jan-June‘14

• Developed a tool for real-time music generation using gesture recognition in Microsoft Kinect.

• Gestures were custom mapped to music programmed in Chuck, an audio programming language.

• Technologies used: C++, Microsoft Kinect, FAAST, Chuck InfoSlice PESIT, Bangalore, India Jan-June’14

• Developed an application for the Intel CCF Challenge that enhances student-teacher collaboration and classroom experience.

• Technologies used: Android SDK on Eclipse, Intel Common Creativity Framework Interests and ski l ls Dancer at Nritarutya, Indian Contemporary Dance Company, Bangalore Freelance Voice-over artist for radio advertisements. Extensive experience organizing hackathons and other events. Web-technologies


CSS3, Sass,

JavaScript, jQuery, MeteorJS,

Handlebars, Basic AngularS

Basic ReactJS





OSC protocol




Motive Motion Capture




Microsoft Kinect SDK



Final Cut Pro


Basic Mad Mapper

Basic Unity 3D

Basic Adobe Suit






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